– The Shoe LookBook is a lookbook community, where photos of shoes appear on the front page after being handpicked for trendiness, with info on where to buy the shoes. is exactly like (see: our review of; both are sponsored and powered by  That means clicking the “go there” button next to the shoe’s […]

The Bib Necklace: Spring 09 Accessory Trend

“SOME PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” Hate the name (do grown women really want to wear a bib?), love the accessory. Why? Because with something as bold as a “bib” necklace, you really don’t need much else to be eye-catching. Can you do it on the cheap? Would we bother writing about it if […]

Time of Month = Time to Shop?

What: Hertfordshire University’s psychologists recently studied the shopping habits of 443 women, aged 18 to 50. What did they find out? For the ten days just before menstruation (guys: this is the time you need to be extra nice to your girlfriend), a woman is more likely to give into impulse buys and spontaneous shopping […]

NY Mag’s Shop-A-Matic Finds Spring Shoes, Dress for Shopping Success, Rose Heels, Leighton Meester

Kathryn and The Budget Fashionista are on the front page of NY Mag Fashion’s Shop-A-Matic feature!  If you’ve always wanted to window shop the most stylish stores in New York, look no further.  Kathryn picked out some of her favorite items for spring, all for under $200! The Cheap Diva has a smart sense of […]

Give Us Your Two Cents… Take the TBF Survey

Five reason to take the TBF shopping survey: 5. It only takes 10 minutes (unless you decide to write the unabridged version of your life story) 4. It’s completely anonymous, no one will know that you once spent $500 on a pair of diamond encrusted Crocs 3. You can see how much your fellow shoppers […]

The Jumpsuit: Spring 09 Fashion Trend

“SOME PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” If you are of a certain age, jumpsuits will make you think of Donna Summer, Charlie’s Angels, and/or skating to “Rock With You” at the roller rink. However, it seems if it’s spring of 2009 (and it is) jumpsuits are one of at least the top 10 trends. […]

A Better Cup of Joe: Go Green

We were recently perusing the Good Earth Coffee website, after reading about their “Brew at Home” pledge. According to Good Earth Coffee, coffee drinkers toss away 28 billion disposable coffee cups each year. Consequently, they are challenging people to “brew more and toss less.” There’s an additional reason to take the pledge: for every pledge […]

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Has a “View” on Fashion, Too

What: “The View’s” talkative token republican, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, has officially unveiled her new clothing line for QVC, with pieces ranging from $40 to $80. What We Say: Well done. While some of us may not agree with Hasselbeck’s political views, we can definitely find common ground via her fashion line, which is targeted towards 40+ […]