Young woman dragged through parking lot

Andrew M. Santos

Police are searching for a man accused of grabbing a 20-year-old woman from her SUV, and dragging her through a shopping center parking lot, Thursday night in High Point. Officers said the incident happened at 9:30 p.m. at 2108 N. Centennial St., near Eastchester Drive.Hunter Thompson, whose age has not been released, a college student from Thomasville, told officers she was sitting in the driver’s seat of a white 2016 Honda CR-V when a Black man wearing a ski mask walked up to her vehicle. She told officers the man opened her door and pulled her out. Thompson said the suspect then got into her vehicle and shut the door. She said she grabbed the door handle and held on to it as the suspect drove out of the parking lot. She suffered minor injuries during the ordeal.A family member of Thompson said she was with two friends at the … Read More

Best Cheap Cologne: The Best Fragrances Under $100

Andrew M. Santos

It’s understandable why someone would be shopping for the best cheap cologne. At the same time, “cheap cologne” sounds more like an insult after a bad Tinder date than something you’d actually want to spray on your body. But whatever you call it (inexpensive? affordable?), for those of us paying rent, feeding a family, or still in school, that price tag on fragrance matters a lot

Fortunately, you don’t need to take out a loan in order to get a great scent. Yes, $100 is still an investment, but you can spend that money intelligently—and judiciously apply the scent, for that matter. (We always err on the conservative side: a single spritz on one wrist, patted on the opposite wrist and on your neck’s pulse points.) 

In any case, we say the best cheap cologne usually actually isn’t cheap cologne—It’s smaller bottles of the good stuff. Many of the

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Shop the Cut-Out Dress Trend Just in Time for Summer

Andrew M. Santos

Be it an exposed side or open back, cut-out dresses have been around for the past few summers. Gucci’s most recent Resort 2023 show has confirmed, however, that the keyhole cut-out will be sticking around for a few more seasons—specifically, those that reveal skin smack dab in the abdomen. Some cut-outs even dip as low as the belly button—why stop at showcasing a sliver of skin in a crop top when you can showcase your entire stomach in all its glory? And lest you think you need a six-pack to sport these cut-outs, think again. These tops are for any and everyone—including those women who are expecting. If Rihanna comes to mind, you’re getting it already.

Think of these ab-revealing dresses as an all-in-one going-out top. They’re perfect candidates for the hottest days that have yet to come and are even better for summer nights out. The vacation wardrobe could

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The 2022 Memorial Day Fashion Sales That Are Actually Worth Shopping

Andrew M. Santos

For many people in the United States, Memorial Day kicks off the long-awaited season of beach days, backyard barbecues, and relaxing summer getaways. Thrifty shoppers, however, also know that this time of the year is as an opportune moment to refresh your summer wardrobe, stocking up on all the essentials while they’re offered at a reduced price. During the last weekend in May, the discounts are plenty — and it looks like this year, too, the 2022 Memorial Day fashion sales won’t disappoint for those looking for bargain prices.

Several Memorial Day-adjacent sales are already underway. Indie Australian label With Jéan, for instance, is currently selling one of its popular Andy dresses for as little as $49, with a more than 80% discount applied to the original price. Soon enough, FRAME’s annual sale will also be in motion, offering shoppers a 25% price reduction on already discounted merchandise. (Pro tip:

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