Stories by Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014

Shopgirl: Fall's nail shades can go bold

It's time to officially transition from bright and tropical summer nails to fall's best shades.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014

Shopgirl: Tory Burch's new book is amazing color story

Tory Burch, the designer who has brought us so many shoes and jewelry pieces and patterns and bags that we love, is set to release her book "In Color" later this month.
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Shopgirl: Post-It Plus app keeps all those little notes in one place

I love Post-It notes. They're quick, easy to organize, portable and (until now) impossible to beat with any high-tech option.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014

Shopgirl: Whole Foods is an amazing addition to area shopping

Have you been to see the new Whole foods store at Washington Crossing yet? It's definitely worth a trip.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014

Shopgirl: Teavana has something to suit every taste

If you haven't been yet, head to Teavana -- it's one of the most aromatic, interesting and visually pleasing mall stores around.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014

Shopgirl: Apple Watch could give wearables big push

Wearables are present in the market and have been for a while, but Apple’s entrance into the foray signals this as a category to be watched (pun intended).
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

Shopgirl: Hanx Writer is now most popular iPad app

Tom Hanks, known and beloved from "Forrest Gump" and other memorable performances, isn't just good at acting. His typewriter app Hanx Writer is currently the most popular iPad app in the App Store.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 28, 2014

Shopgirl: Hyperlapse more helpful than you think

The newest member of the Instagram family has some pretty interesting features.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Shopgirl: I'm happy to see lighter colors for fall

For the past several years, fall and winter colors have been mostly jewel tones and rich, dark shades. This year I'm seeing more and more lighter tones, and I didn't realize how much I wanted ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

Shopgirl: Roadtrippers app helps you find fun stops during your travels

When I'm on road trips, I can't help but wonder what attractions and stops I'm missing along the way.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, Aug 7, 2014

Shopgirl: Check out the new Super Awesome Story Time

Kenneth Benson, whom you might know from his storytimes at the downtown library, has moved to The Book Tavern on Broad Street.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Shopgirl: Amazon's 3D printing is amazing

Amazon, the retailer who tries to give us everything, has recently opened its 3D Printing Store to provide for any and all of our needs.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Shopgirl: Hello, Newmie: Seinfeld emojis make their debut

New emojis let us revel in everything about the show about nothing.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Shopgirl: Ballerina flats offer creature comfort

My current favorite line of ballet flats featuring creature characters is Charlotte Olympia's Kitty & Co. collection.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Shopgirl: Codeacademy will teach you basic skills

Coding is being taught more in schools, sought after by college students and all but demanded by many employers nowadays. If you're like me and missed this trend when you were in school, there are ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Saturday, July 5, 2014

Ring will alert wearer to phone calls, reminders

Historically, the technology industry has catered mainly to men. That has been their loss and they're learning, because the few technology companies now gearing toward women's needs have been met ...
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Shopgirl: Technology, fashion an obvious pairing

Have you noticed that wearable technology is starting to crop up on the runway?
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Shopgirl: New store has a bit of everything

Final Cut is a sort of outlet store on steroids, where sample sale items from Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters and their affiliates are massed together at hugely discounted prices.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Shopgirl: Give Kangaroo Light a jump-start

Kangaroo Light is hoping to be a kinder, gentler replacement for that blinding flashlight app on your iPhone.
By Gracie Shepherd

Thursday, June 5, 2014

Shopgirl: As weather heats up, lighten your accessories

Summer is a great time to add some sparkle to your wardrobe.
By Gracie Shepherd
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