Have an Extra $60K This Thanksgiving? Why Not Buy Some Dumb Purse?

Exciting Thanksgiving news for all you exceedingly wealthy sociopaths out there. Gilt Groupe, the online provider of designer sales, has a very special, one of a kind deal for you this holiday weekend and is offering up a small selection of rare and vintage Birkin bags for a cool $59,850. Would you like to pay with a… » 11/21/12 12:05pm 11/21/12 12:05pm

Birkins Sold on Popular Flash-Sale Sites May Be Total Ripoffs

It's simultaneously depressing and fun that a YouTube search for "my birkin" yields a subculture: pages upon pages of posted videos from psyched consumers (some regular fashion video bloggers, some in areas of the country that don't have accessible Hermès stores) displaying their goods. A number of the videos don't… » 5/05/12 1:30pm 5/05/12 1:30pm

Everyone Secretly Loves Drunken Online Shopping


Over the last few years, a curious phenomenon has arisen in the world of online commerce: it seems that people tend to buy things during evening hours, right around when they're also unwinding after work with a glass or entire bottle of wine. While you may have thought it your own mildly embarrassing secret vice,… » 12/28/11 6:00pm 12/28/11 6:00pm