Rachel Pally to Design Plus Size Line

Jersey knits designer Rachel Pally will premiere a plus size line this fall a Nordstrom department stores. According to WWD, the line will be “filled with Empire-waist dresses, wide-leg trousers and her other signature looks for the fall.”. Prices will start around the $20 and go up (way up from there). My opinion: Cheers for […]

Forever 21 Launches New Line: Twelve by Twelve

What: Twelve by Twelve, the higher priced line coming to a Forever 21 (and a computer at twelvebytwelve.com) near you. The Look: More lux than cheap, with most of the pieces still under $100.  Let’s hope it includes a better return policy and cleaner dressing rooms. What the fashion heads say: “Forever 21 is fast […]

TBF Web Round-Up: Beyonce, Poison Toothpaste, and Career wear Pioneer dies

– Can your swimsuit double as a cute top with jeans? (via fashionista) – Beyonce- Bootylicous in Balenciaga (via Just Jared) – Michael Kors gives his tips for summer packing (via MSNBC) – Throw out toothpaste made in China (via NYT) – Career wear guru pioneer Liz Claiborne, dead at 78 (via About)

The FoHo Look: Don’t Throw Away Your Broomskirts

What: Foho, aka Boho Part Deux. the hot “new” trend for late summer/early fall. The look: Combines the Bohemian look (broomskirts, “ethnic” jewelry, embroidered tops) with modern accessories like the the latest metallic “It” bag or hot new shoe.  Nothing says “hippie” more than a $2000 handbag. What the fashion heads say: Telegraph.uk“Foho” is about […]

TBF Web Round-Up: Puffy Daddy and Jennifer Lopez Back Together.. This Time Killing Emerging Design T

– Did celebrities kill the fashion (emerging) star? (via fashionologies) – Steve & Barry answers the $20 question (via NYT) – Fashion commandments uncovered (via Flotsam) – The Fake Debate Continues (via. Fashiongab.com) -New beauty site premieres (via TotalBeauty)

New Celebrity (uhhh) Fashion Line: Katherine Heigl to Design Line of Scrubs

Katherine Heigl, star of Grey’s Anatomy and the hit movie “Knocked Up”  has teamed up with Peaches Uniforms to design a new line of health care uniforms that will debut in retail stores this coming Fall. From PeachesUniforms.com: The Katherine Heigl collection will bring a new level of style and sophistication to medical professionals who […]

Personal Finance Advice: Being Broke Ain’t Cute- Tips on Saving

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Krystal from Give Me Back My Five Bucks, gives TBF readers some excellent tips on how to save money on the little things. It seems like we are always focused on staying away from purchasing big ticket items to save money. For those of us on a budget, we know we shouldn’t be buying that […]

Personal Finance Advice: Being Broke Ain’t Cute: Robbing Yourself of Today to Pay for Tomorrow


Jennifer Lynn of the personal finance site, Broke A** Student, gives us tips on how to stop robbing ourselves of a successful financial future. True wealth accumulation dismantles the philosophy of, “let’s forget about tomorrow only to live for today” Are you still frittering money away on purchases through credit cards by paying for ‘stuff’ […]

Roberto Cavalli at H&M

The next designer collaboration on tap for H&M is a line with Italian designer Roberto Cavalli. The line, called “Roberto Cavalli at H&M”, features 25 pieces in the women’s collection (including lingerie) and 20 pieces in the men’s collection. This is the first time the store has paired up with an Italian designer. Roberto Cavalli […]