Hump Day Dupes

The Birkin; the iconic Hermes bag that exudes subtle elegance, and wealth. A basic Birkin costs a couple thousand at least, but adding colors and unique rare leathers can bring a bag over $40,000. Yes, that’s for reals. While even some quality knock offs can cost $1,500 we UnderEmployed Fashionistas have to be even more…

Hump Day Dupes

Sheer gowns are having a moment right now; from Givenchy’s introduction of them a few years back the almost-bare skin has been seen on runways and red carpets designed by all the couture houses from Ellie Saab, Zuhair Murad, and even this Prabal Gurung number on Zoe Saldana. While I ponder how to make these…

Collab to Watch: Peter Som for Kohl’s

It’s Spring; the start of a fresh season, and with that comes all the new designer collaborations for mass retailers. Good news for us UnderEmployed ladies, these are all decently affordable! We already discussed the groundbreaking collab of Isabel Toledo and Lane Bryant, but today marks the opening of another to watch; Peter Som for…

Collab to Watch: Isabel Toledo for Lane Bryant

Many designers, and subsequently their budget collaborations with major retailers, only seem to come in a small array of S-L sizes. But unlike them, we here at UEF don’t discriminate, and neither does Lane Bryant. Hopping on the designer-retail partnership train the plus size retailer has teamed up with Isabel Toledo to bring style to…

Hump Day Dupes

Prada wowed on the Runway last fall with the preview of their spring collection, boasting artistic prints (and funky boudoir layering). To be honest, I didn’t think this collection would be easy to dupe, but alas PersunMall (one of my favorite’s for cheap and chic dupes) proved me wrong. This long sleeved, slightly more abstract…