Buying from SmartGlamour vs. Buying from Mass Market Companies

SmartGlamour sells fashionable, affordable basics – but so do a lot of retailers – what’s the difference? And why the different cost? Why is it important to shop from fair trade, body positive, home grown small businesses? Let’s take a look at a specific product. The basic pencil skirt. SmartGlamour offers the Allison Pencil Skirt in cotton/spandex and rayon/spandex jersey for $30. Forever21 offers a similar pencil skirt in nylon/rayon/spandex jersey for $11.80 So why pay more money for a similar skirt? Let’s first take a look at the size options. SmartGlamour offers sizes ranging from XXS-6X (a 00 to a…

How We Really Feel About Fashion Shows

Let me start out this blog post by saying – I love watching a good runway show. I love the fashion, drama, excitement, and music. There’s a feeling of creativity in the air – someone has created something and now it’s on display. As someone who has always loved clothing and accessories – watching a live fashion show will never get old.   But I want to speak on how a SmartGlamour show differs from a typical fashion show in a very important way.   Fashion shows are about clothes – the models hired are merely walking clothes hangers. They…

Confirmed Organizations + Handmade SmartGlamour Bags!

So happy to announce two of our confirmed organizations for the SmartGlamour event! HollaBack! And Dear Kate! Check them out and get yourself pumped to meet the ladies behind these companies (and take home some goodies and information!) on February 22nd. Handmade SmartGlamour totes headed your way if you chose the ‘All in the Bag’ perk from our IndieGoGo! Will also be for sale on our site come Feb 22nd alongside two other body positive, motivational quote totes!

SmartGlamour Designer to cover NYFW!

We are happy and excited to announce that SmartGlamour designer/owner Mallorie Carrington will be hosting back stage New York Fashion Week interviews for fashion news source Fashion One. Some of the designers being interviewed/shows being seen are: children of our town collection, Tia Cibani, Tocca, Costelo Tagliapietra, and Barbara Tfank. More to be announced!

Machine #3!

If you contributed to the SmartGlamour IndieGoGo campaign you helped me buy this machine! And now this machine will help me hem your future SmartGlamour orders.

Thank You from SmartGlamour!

We would like to deeply thank all of the contributors to our IndieGoGo campaign! I know a shout out on our blog was technically a perk – and some of our gracious donors didn’t even claim one – but I can’t leave anyone out! Without you – this wouldn’t be possible – every dollar meant the world to me. The following people (in the order that they donated) are the reason I can live my life doing what I love – and trying to promote body positivity and overall wellness for women! Stefanie Carrington Michele Achilli Eric Walton Bill Carrington Anne…

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