Back to School Sales, Pinching Pennies, and Gearing up for Fashion Week: Daily Poll Wrap-Up

School’s back in session and that means Fashion Week isn’t far behind.  As we gear up to look at the future of fashion, here’s a look back at what you had to say this week in TBF’s daily polls: ~Gas prices may have gone down a bit, but that doesn’t mean we’re not still experiencing […]

Motion-Powered Phone Charger: Go Green

We’ve all heard about solar , wind and water energy, but have you ever heard of motion creating enough electricity to charge a phone? Well, now you have — M2E (motion to energy–not very creative) Power is a company that formed last year to reach this milestone in green energy, and they’ve done it, according […]

High vs. Low: The T-Strap Peep-Toe

The T-strap peep-toe prompts us to ask the question: How many trends can one shoe hold? The T-strap, the peep-toe, the retro vibe—is it all too much? Can our feet handle it? Uh, in a word—yes. They’re the perfect transition shoe into fall fashion, and the particular T-strap peep-toes we chose are brown and white […]

Solar Powered Bus Shelters: Green News

Instead of wasting electricity on bus shelter ads, Miami has agreed to let a company called Fuel Miami to install 600 solar-powered bus shelters. Since advertisements aren’t going away anytime soon, powering their lights with solar energy is an excellent idea. Miami gets bus shelters for free, while Fuel Miami advertises without the cost of […]

Fashion Trend: Open Front Cardigans

“THESE PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” What: Drapey, open front cardigans as an alternative to the jacket or traditional cardigan What We Say: Because it’s feminine and interesting, we like it—however, we have some reservations. 1. Too much draping could add a whole lot of bulk where you don’t want it. 2. All that […]

The Poop: Recycle This

There’s been a lot of talk about the dangers of plastic and dog poop lately, but most pet owners may not realize they are contributing to an environmental situation that is more wide-spread than a power-line destroying art installation. Just leaving the dog pooh behind after your walk around the block is not acceptable, and […]

Five Quick Tips for Recession Proofing Your Closet: Fashion Advice

1. One of the way to recession proof your closet is to focus on fit. Fit is just as important as price. For example pants made with the Rightfit technology—available only at Fashion Bug, Lane Bryant, and Catherine—cost less than $50, but take the focus off of size and places it on fit. 2. Another […]