When is the best time to shop? Black Friday or Cyber Monday? Traditionally, before Black Friday even had its name, the day after Thanksgiving was a day off for many employees in the US and that meant it was the perfect time to get started on holiday shopping. But where did the term come from and how did it become one of the biggest shopping days of the year? There are numerous explanations but here are the two that we found to be the most prevalent and interesting. Much as stores and … [Read more...] about Black Friday Vs. Cyber Monday
Spot the best chlorine proof bathing suits with these tips. Summer is coming to a close and that means cooler days are on the way. Fortunately we don’t have to put away our summer wardrobes just yet because the season of layering is just beginning. For those of us that spend time at the gym or doing aqua aerobics, HydroChic is the perfect choice. Our comfortable and chic bathing suits double as high quality active wear that soak up sweat and allow you to go from the gym to the … [Read more...] about What’s in a Bathing Suit?
The 5 best reasons to start practicing Yoga this September. As we near the end of September and the kids are back in school, we get to relish in our good ol’ fashion routines, it’s the perfect time to start thinking about ourselves. As busy women with a truck load of responsibilities, we have to do our very best to take care of our health and well-being as much as we do that of others. It’s quite apropos that National Yoga Month falls in September when the season, and with that the … [Read more...] about 5 Yoga Benefits for National Yoga Month
Plus size active wear is here to stay. The debate is on. It seems that some people are starting to wake up to the idea that all women (and people for that matter) were created uniquely. What a concept! For us this conversation is nothing new, but for big brands like Nike, Old Navy and Nordstrom they’ve only begun displaying their plus-size lines on curvy mannequins in the past year. Nike’s move to add full size, real looking women, to their floor in their London Flagship is making the … [Read more...] about What Does Plus Size Mean Anyway?
What's in my sunscreen after all? For some of us, summer is beginning to peer it's warm and bright head, for others, it’s just around the corner. Getting ready for long, sunny days means pulling out your swimsuit and sunscreen to ensure you’ve got everything you need for a summer to remember. As it happens every year, the warnings and announcements of the importance of wearing sunscreen are popping up everywhere. We hear it on our morning news show, commercials on our favorite music apps … [Read more...] about Your Sunscreen May Be Harmful, Here’s What to Do