Online Purchases Vs. Store Purchases

If you’re a savvy buyer, chances are you’ll want to check both online prices and offline prices before you buy anything. This will allow you to make sure that you’re really getting the best deal possible. The techniques and strategies you need to employ when you’re buying online are quite different than when you’re buying offline. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each, as well as how to get the most bang for your buck with both shopping methods.

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How America Shops Online On Cyber Mondays

 

Come Thanksgiving weekend and all Americans roundup for a session of online shopping. A weekend full of deals and bargains, it culminates with Cyber Monday. Such is the craze for this day that Cyber Monday 2017 recorded the largest online shopping day in U.S. history. Do we even need to say more? A trend that started with Thanksgiving Day sales, by Cyber Monday sales had rocketed up to a staggering $14 billion. Approximately 78 million Americans participated in the Cyber Monday sales, thus deeming it the official shopping day for all Americans. Here’s a list of things that Americans splashed their money on.

 

 

Electronics and Gadgets: It no surprise that in today’s age, electronic gadgets were the most sought-after products during the Cyber Monday sales. Samsung S8, Microsoft Surface Pro, Microsoft Surface Pro Core were few of the best sellers in this section.

Toys and Games: No shopping is complete without indulging in a gift shopping consisting of toys and games. While the elders engage themselves with their electronic gadgets, the troublemakers of the household cash on this opportunity to lay their hand on their favorite toys and games. LittleBits Star Wars Droid Inventor Kit and Pie Face Showdown Game were the bestseller toys at Walmart. The best thing about these toys – they are not just for kids; these toys reach out to the adult fanbase of major franchises across America.

Clothing: Shop till you drop is the best analogy to go with the shopping sprees that Americans engage in with while buying clothes during the Cyber Monday sales. It’s no wonder that everybody loves to be updated with the latest fashion trends by keeping their wardrobe up-to-date. Clothing items that seemed too costly earlier were sold out at great prices. Banana Republic, Levis, J. Crew, Old Navy were a few of the most sought-after brands owing to the great discounts that they offered.

Shoes: One can never have enough of shoes, and this trend continued during the Cyber Monday sales. Brands such as Foot Locker, Adidas, Cole Haan, and Kenneth Cole turned out to be the best sellers because of the insanely high discounts that they provided.

Beauty Products: Beauty products are a basic need for every fashionable woman who likes to pamper herself with the best products available on the market. Beauty brands like The Body Shop, Ulta, Nars, Bliss, and Benefit Cosmetics came up with enticing offers that made them an instant this Cyber Monday.

Travel and experiences: The last thing on the list that Americans plunged themselves into this Cyber Monday was travel and experience that can be enjoyed within and outside the home. Many people opted for Zeel in-home massages at great discounts that let them relax within the comforts of their home. Adventure enthusiasts grabbed the opportunity to book flights and hotels at discounted prices and ended up having a great weekend to look up to soon.

This is how America shops online on Cyber Mondays. If you missed the opportunity, don’t worry, another year is almost upon us, and with it comes the hope for a better and full of offers Cyber Monday.

Winter Fashion Trends to Look Out for in 2018

 

 

With amber autumn already past us, winter can’t be far behind. While spring ushers in a fresh beginning, it is chilly winter that evokes a need for warmth. As winter colors everything around us in a shade of white, the thoughts of an updated closet must have already started playing on every fashionista’s mind – hundreds of different looks to consider, and as many combinations to mark your own style.

For you to assemble the best winter closet, here’s our list of top fashion trends to keep an eye on this winter.

The Banker Pantsuit

The pantsuit is most definitely one of the top fashion trends for fall 2017. It looks particularly good when tailored to perfection to fit a woman. While it has its own essence, it also carries with it the power generally associated with a man’s suit. Calvin Klein is one of the top designers to bank in the pantsuits for this fall. Go for the banker grey version, and fix it with a vest and tie.

The Canadian/Texan Tuxedo

There’s no prize for guessing that denim was bound to be one of the top trends for the session. Tucked in jean shirts, high waists pants with a suave attitude were one of the major highlights across various fashion weeks. Go for the light and dark jean combination collections to make your wardrobe standout. The total denim outfits are in too, and you don’t need to worry about matching shirts and pants anymore. You should enjoy the beauty of your denims while you can.

The Midi Skirt

While a few of the top fashion brands opted for the mini skirt, it was the midi skirt that grabbed the attention of one and all. Ending towards the mid-calf area or just under the knees, the midi skirt stands out among the fall fashion trends for this fall. Calvin Klein threw in leather jackets to go with their gorgeous floral dresses, while Jason Wu went ahead with asymmetrical hems. Overall, the midi skirt will take you back to the ‘80s, but this is a look that you can totally pull off.

Sleeves of Fur

If you have a humorous personality and want a funky fashion trend to go with it, try sleeves of fur. Bear arms are trending now, and top designers like Haider Ackermann and Carven have opted for this jaw-dropping trend. The fur sleeves go best with suits and coats, but you can also try it with dresses, try accessorizing to get the funkiest look out of these furry sleeves.

Leather Inclusive

A trend that never really goes out of trend, and very unlikely to disappear anytime soon. If you want to play it safe, go for leather products. Jackets, sleeves, pants, leather seems to be everywhere. If you want to match warmth with style, shearling lined leather jackets are a safe bet. Go for the softer versions of leather that have proved to be a huge hit on the runway for Valentino, Alexander McQueen, Hermes and many more.

Just a few of the many winter trends to go for, don’t hold back while experimenting with your look this winter. If it’s a look that you can pull off, then go for it!

5 Fashion Trends Predicted For 2018

The year is slowly inching towards an end, and it is now time to plan for the next. What better way to welcome anything than making a new style statement. We present below some of the amazing fashion trends to look out for in 2018. Whether you are a workaholic or a student; there will be something for everyone to indulge in and treat oneself before the year begins.

1. Dark Denims: One style statement that never goes out of style is a pair of nice and swanky dark denims. It does not matter if you have to attend a party or a casual night out with buddies. A nice shade of dark denim would go along with almost anything. And the best thing, it never goes wrong, and you would look great in those dark denims.

2. Viva La Art: Designers are trying out many new variants almost every day, and one of the latest in-style things are the dresses, shirts and even trousers which are inspired by artworks, from legends like Warhol to even lesser known artists. A must try thing if you want to project your creativity and love for art. Not only will these stamp your authority over your keen fashion sense, but also help you stand out from the rest of the pack.

3. Why only Pink? The trademark girly color that everyone wants to associate is pink. But why? Why not lavender? Try this brilliant shade in your outings and picnics and even boardroom meetings. The amazing thing about lavender is that unlike pink it is neither too flashy nor traditionally seen as only for the ladies. So, what are you waiting for? Go grab something that comes in lavender and match it with your better half to make heads sway while you pull it off as the next top couple.

4. Baggy Life: A trend that is sure to emerge in a whole new avatar is the swag life of baggy clothes. Everything from tops, to shorts to trousers and even jackets can make for a good insta-moment if you just add a little bit of space. Try it out with friends while hopping bars and you are sure to get everyone’s attention. And if luck favors you a bit, who knows, free drinks might be on the house.

5. Hats: An accessory that lends credence to any outfit you wear. Choose a nice hat, one that looks somber for the occasion and you will never be out of place anywhere. Hats have been around for so long and it is a mystery why people do not wear them more often.

So, what are you waiting for? Go and make 2018 the most happening and the best year so far! Try things that you have never tried before, 2018 might just be the year for you.