Going Topless: My New Car is Exposed

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Going Topless: My New Car is Exposed
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All the hard work has paid off, as Amy Tokic picks a replacement for her 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier and brings home a Volkswagen Eos. To catch up on the Going Topless series, check out the full archive of Going Topless stories. I had a weekend to make up my mind about the 2008 Eos. Yes, it’s… Continue Reading...

Going Topless: Third Time’s the Charm… Right?

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Going Topless: Third Time’s the Charm… Right?
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To catch up on the Going Topless series, check out the full archive of stories here.  After some less than stellar results with private sellers and dealerships, Amy Tokic gives a CPO Eos a second look at a Volkswagen Dealership. With this be the third strike? Continue Reading...

Going Topless: Dealership Drama

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Going Topless: Dealership Drama
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Perpetuating the old stereotype of the slimy used car salesman, Amy Tokic has an unforgettable experience at an independent dealership. This continues the streak of bad luck she’s had looking for her VW Eos. Continue Reading...

Going Topless: Bring out the Scammers and Sleezeballs

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Going Topless: Bring out the Scammers and Sleezeballs
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In this installment, Amy Tokic goes head to head with online car listings, and comes away disappointed. Need to catch up? You can follow her adventures in car shopping as a single woman in Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5 and Part 6. Continue Reading...

Going Topless: Feeling Kinda Used

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Going Topless: Feeling Kinda Used
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The list of convertibles on Amy Tokic’s list gets shorter and she considers the benefits of buying a used car. Catch up on Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4 and Part 5 of the series as Amy navigates the world of car buying as a single woman. Continue Reading...

Going Topless: The Beauty and The Beast

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Going Topless: The Beauty and The Beast
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In the fifth installment of the series, Amy Tokic takes out her last two picks for a test drive. Miss the other articles? Catch up on all her adventures – Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 and Part 4. Continue Reading...

Going Topless: Getting Frisky With Mazda and MINI

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Going Topless: Getting Frisky With Mazda and MINI
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In the latest installment of Amy Tokic’s quest for the perfect convertible, she takes the Mazda Miata and MINI Cooper Convertible for a spin. You can catch up on all her car shopping adventures in Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3 of the series. Continue Reading...

Going Topless: Getting Ready to Strut my Stuff at the Dealership

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Going Topless: Getting Ready to Strut my Stuff at the Dealership
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It’s been about 12 years since I’ve been in a dealership – and my dad was with me. I have to admit, I was a little nervous heading into the car dealership on my own (perhaps the two cups of coffee before I left weren’t such a great idea). It also helped that I was… Continue Reading...

Going Topless: Stripping Down to the Final Four

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Going Topless: Stripping Down to the Final Four
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Welcome to the second part of our new series ‘Going Topless’ where writer Amy Tokic goes on a journey to find her ideal convertible.  Did you miss her first article, chronicling the decision to get her dream car? Check it out right here. Continue Reading...

Going Topless: One Woman’s Revealing Look at Car Shopping

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Going Topless: One Woman’s Revealing Look at Car Shopping
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I’ve been the gal who has always driven the practical car. But with no kids, a small dog that rides shotgun and my current car on its last legs, there’s never been a better time to get the car of my dreams – a convertible. Continue Reading...

Buckle Up With Trendy Accessories Made From Seatbelts

Buckle Up With Trendy Accessories Made From Seatbelts
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Everything old is new again… especially when it comes to style. We love when unexpected things are repurposed into something new. And one of the trends we’re digging now is taking seatbelts and turning them into wearable works of fashion. Continue Reading...

Heart and Soles: Your Shoes and Car Speak Volumes About Your Personality

Heart and Soles: Your Shoes and Car Speak Volumes About Your Personality
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Your shoes say a lot about you – including the type of car you drive, at least, that’s what Italian writer and shoe design analyst Andrea Silvuni thinks – she believes you can learn a lot about a person’s character from their shoes and their choice of wheels. Continue Reading...

Subaru Guide to Everything Lets Adventure Seekers Share Summer Hotspots

Subaru Guide to Everything Lets Adventure Seekers Share Summer Hotspots
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How are you planning to spend your summer vacation? If you’re looking for some ideas, check out the “Subaru Guide to Everything,” a social guidebook where people from around the world can share their favorite sites and activities. Continue Reading...
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