Forever 21 Enters Beauty & Home Furnishings Market

What: Following the recent launches of a swimwear collection and plus-size line known as Faith 21 earlier this year, Forever 21 has decided to expand some more. The frugally-focused retailer has just announced plans to enter the beauty and home markets, by introducing Forever 21-branded makeup and housewares into its largest stores around the country […]

Isaac Mizrahi Teams Up with QVC

What: Isaac Mizrahi, the over-the-top fashion designer turned reality TV fixture who helped pioneer the discount designer trend with his line for Target, is teaming up with QVC for his latest venture, a cable shopping show called “Isaac Mizrahi Live!” Mizrahi says he plans to sell everything from shoes and handbags to potpourri and cheesecakes […]

Lifebooker.com: Site Review

Everyone has less cash to spend these days, but let’s face it—a girls gotta keep herself up. And if you’re in the big city (say New York, or LA) the prices usually carry the highest budget damage potential. Enter Lifebooker.com—a site that is a scheduling center of sorts, for all those beauty rituals we’ve become […]

Nordstrom Hops on the Twilight Bandwagon

What: Hot Topic famously exploited fanatical Twilight die-hards with its movie-themed merchandise. Nordstrom is now jumping on the trend and will release a line of Twilight-inspired clothing and accessories, like a $32 tee labeled “Team Edward” and a $30 “Cullen family” charm necklace. The collection will hit Nordstrom stores on October 15th (New Moon comes […]

Do It Yourself Beauty Treatments: Persimmon & Rosemary Invigorating Honey Hair Conditioner

Our peeps at the National Honey Board (yeah.. the honey peeps have a lobby group) sent us a over some awesome recipes for at home beauty treatments using honey. The treatment below is excellent for brightening up dull hair. Persimmon & Rosemary Invigorating Honey Hair Conditioner Ingredients: 1 ripe persimmon 1 sprig of rosemary 1/4 […]

Daffys Launches the Truck Tracker: Track New Arrivals Via Twitter

What: Daffy’s has just launched a new service called the Truck Tracker. that allows “fashion freaks” (their words not ours)  to know when new stock will reach the stores. Shoppers can track the trucks via Daffys website or via their twitter feed that is automatically updated every time a truck leaves and arrives. What We […]

The New Shopbop.com: Site Review

We’ve long been fans of Shopbop.com at TBF, as a source for picking up designer clothes for less (which isn’t a necessity, but certainly eases the bottom line for the designer-addicted among us). We have to admit though, we haven’t always been fans of their site design. Apparently, Shopbop wasn’t either, and—to the great delight […]

New Urban Outfitters Hats and Statement Jewelry

What: Apparently, the little things really count to Urban Outfitters. Like a lot. They’re all about the accessories (that includes your cell phone). Well, now they’re getting into hats this August with a hat line from Eugenia Kim (she’s famous for designing everything from socialite-worthy straw hats to funky berets), called Eek! But that’s not […]

Fashion Mags On Their Way Out?

What: Fashion magazines are the Pink Elephant in the room right now – as everything moves to the World Wide Web and the recession continues to affect retailers, we have to wonder how much life expectancy they really have. The clock truly is ticking for our favorite style rags. The WDD recently reported that ads […]

Top 5 Shorts Under $50

Whether you’re aching to show off those fantastic legs of yours, or you’re not really all that warmed up to the idea of wearing shorts, no matter how warm it gets outside (they’ve always been way unforgiving of your figure), we’ve got a very chic collection of budget-friendly shorts right here. And they just may […]