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Amazon Prime Day 2020: Tips to get the best deals on appliances, fashion and smart devices

Dust off your credit card and charge up your computer: You’ve been waiting long enough for Amazon Prime Day and, after being delayed in July, it’s finally here.

Starting at the first second of Tuesday, Oct. 13, through Wednesday, Oct. 14, you can find more than one million deals to enjoy now or hold for the holiday season.

TVs, toys, electronics, kitchen, home, fashion and beauty are sure to be hot categories during the 48-hour sales event as well as Amazon devices.

Download the Amazon app and be notified when the price drops on your watch list for Roborock robot vacuum, Keurig coffee makers, Under Armour sports and casual apparel, Coleman tents and camping equipment, Simple Joys by Carter’s infant clothing, Adidas shoes and clothing and Marvel.

If you’re not already a Prime member, sign up for a free 30-day trial to shop advance sale and receive free two-day shipping,

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style

How do I improve my golf style on the course? Here are some tips

Stylish golfer on course

When you look good, you play good.

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So far, on Golf Questions You’re Afraid to Ask, we’ve covered some of the fundamental principles of golf: we’ve learned its origins and history, important skills to know before hitting the links, some of the most basic terminology in the game— like the fade and the slice — and an introduction to equipment.

However, there is one critical element to the game we’ve neglected to discuss: proper dress etiquette and how to style oneself on the course.  To learn more about the matter, I spoke to Emily Haas — the resident-style expert for GOLF.com, and someone I personally trust in terms of crafting an excellent outfit for the course. You can see some of her work here and here.

If you need any more convincing about how necessary it is to look good when you

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Expert-Approved Tips for Establishing Your Wedding’s Color Palette

Michelle Beller

There are many things to consider as you choose a color palette for your wedding, including the time of year, whether it’s a daytime or evening event, and where your celebration is taking place. On top of that, you’ll also want to think about which colors you and your fiancé love, as well as which hues help evoke the mood you want your guests to be in during the party. Still, the process of choosing a wedding color palette doesn’t have to be complicated.

We talked to Kristy Rice of Momental Designs to find out the best way to establish your wedding’s color palette (and pitfalls to avoid).

Related: How Many Colors Should Be in Your Wedding’s Color Palette?

What should couples keep in mind when choosing their wedding colors?

Rice says one of the biggest mistakes couples make when choosing their big-day color palette is attempting to

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shopping

Common mistakes and tips for shopping deals

Thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, Amazon wasn’t able to have Prime Day in July this year, but from midnight pacific time on Tuesday, Oct. 13 through Wednesday, Oct. 14, the sale is on with exclusive discounts for Amazon Prime members. 

According consumer psychology expert Kelly Haws, like Black Friday or Cyber Monday, the idea with Prime Day is that Amazon “tries to throw a lot at a consumer to get them excited about this very limited time opportunity,” the Vanderbilt University marketing professor says.

Given that, it can be challenging for consumers to navigate the sale without over-spending or buying things that they have no use for. So it’s important to be aware of how behave around sales and why, says Priya Raghubir, a marketing professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business who specializes in consumer behavior and psychology.

“It’s not just the very strong cognitive economic benefit

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shopping

Insider shopping tips and sales for Amazon Prime Day 2020.

Kim Komando, Special to USA TODAY
Published 8:00 a.m. ET Oct. 11, 2020

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Amazon Prime Day 2020 is Oct. 13-14. (Photo: Amazon)

Amazon Prime Day is Christmas in July for techies – most years, that is. In 2020, following pandemic-delays, the two-day sale kicks off on Oct. 13 at midnight EDT.

I’ve told you before about all the great perks you get with an Amazon Prime membership – here are 11 of my favorites – and Prime Day sales might just top the list. In fact, Amazon customers will spend an estimated $10 billion next week.

It’s not just tech and gadgets on sale. You’ll find hot deals across just about every category. The main Prime Day deals page is a good place to get started.

But many deals expire quickly, and new ones appear steadily, often without much notice. I’ve got insider tips to help you get the

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fashion

Tips On Getting A New Job By Elevating Your Style: The Fashion Muse

How to Elevate Your Essentials with The Fashion Muse

Prissy Torres of The Fashion Muse is a Miami based Latina influencer/blogger who has been in the industry for over 5+ years. Having started this out as a hobby with zero understanding on gaining profit or even a following out of this, Prissy began blogging about all things style. Throughout time her platform generated bigger interaction and traffic which led to her brand growing outside of the fashion category. Now inspiring others through beauty and her lifestyle, Prissy has worked alongside brands such as; Vogue, Amazon, Google, and has been featured on People Magazine’s Influencers to watch list.

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Follow these tips for tux shopping to make sure your wedding attire measures up | Weddings

“Since March 15, we’ve had several weddings where the couples had bought and paid for rentals of tuxedos and suits online and the retailers simply stopped communicating with them,” Lerner says. “The weddings were happening, and the couples had no response.”

The pandemic no doubt has been a contributing factor, with layoffs, closures, mail delays and shortages of manufactured goods and raw materials in the apparel industry, he says.

“When you have things bought and paid for and you don’t communicate with the bride and groom in the weeks leading up to the wedding, that’s a problem,” Lerner says.

Lerner’s shop, Bel Air Fashions, sometimes has come to the rescue with just two weeks to pull everything together. “We’ve had Zoom and FaceTime calls and after-hours appointments to help couples.”

The clothier stresses the need to finalize your wedding attire six to nine months in advance. And to get everyone

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shopping

Amazon Prime Day 2020: What to expect, plus our shopping tips

Prime Day deals — what will be on sale?

3rd generation Amazon Echo Dot

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Amazon Prime Day is chock full of deals across the entirety of Amazon’s catalog, meaning no one person can sift through them all alone. Discounts and sales will also go live throughout the 48-hour event, so while some products may be on sale for a full day, others may only be discounted for a few hours (or while supplies last). That means you won’t want to wait too long after seeing a price drop to buy an item on your list.

As far as deal variety goes, Prime Day is always unpredictable. There’s no guarantee that a certain item will go on sale. However, the devices that are most likely to go on sale during Prime Day are — you guessed it — Amazon devices. Echo speakers, Fire TV devices, Kindles and other Amazon-made products typically fall to all-time-lows during

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fashion

Something Navy’s Arielle Charnas Spills Fashion, Confidence Tips

Something Navy’s Arielle Charnas Spills Fashion Secrets, Confidence Tips
Arielle Charnas. Courtesy of Something Navy/Instagram

Something Navy’s Arielle Charnas is used to giving her 1.3 million Instagram followers a peek inside her life — filled with outfit of the day looks, cute photos of her two daughters, date night outfits with her husband, behind the scenes footage of upcoming projects and more. 

Regardless of what she’s sharing (or wearing) on social media, the Instagram star, 32, relies on a few true and tried tips that help her feel her best and she’s sharing them with Us.

“I don’t think anyone is confident no matter what, but I think my confidence builds more and more every day as I surround myself with good people and family with good intentions,” she tells Stylish exclusively while promoting the Something Navy September collection filled with elevated fall staples including blazers, sweater dresses, cashmere and outerwear.

Something Navy’s Arielle Charnas Spills Fashion Secrets, Confidence Tips
Courtesy of Something Navy/Instagram

“These days I

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shopping

Shopping online to stay safe during the pandemic? Here are 10 tips for avoiding scams

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A little digging can help you avoid those too-good-to-be-true traps when shopping online. martin-dm/E+ via Getty Images

The holiday season is already a booming time for online shopping. The COVID-19 pandemic only increases the likelihood that when people shop this holiday season, they will choose online shopping over brick-and-mortar stores. However, this also means there is likely to be a boom in online scams.

Already, multiple companies from outside the U.S. are advertising relatively unchecked on the internet, selling – or even just pretending to sell – all manner of products. The items are typically advertised using designs stolen from legitimate businesses and artists, often ripped off from Etsy, especially if those designs have been featured on popular sites like Bored Panda.

When people buy these scam products, what arrives is typically of low quality. That’s if anything ever arrives. Often the company just shutters and renames itself without sending

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