Need a Trench Coat? Find One for Under $100 at

The Deal: Shop clearance clothing & shoes at The Lowdown:There’s several reasons why you need a classic trench coat, like the fact that you can wear it year around (which is why I listed it in my Perfect Ten Closet Must-Haves) and that it can be worn both for work and for play. You […] is Still A Generic Shopping Search Engine: Site Re-Review

Site Re-Review is a new series on TBF where we revisit site’s we’ve reviewed in the past The Lowdown: Laura checks back on, which wants to be your one and only online shopping companion. Instead of heading to Google or Amazon, SortPrice suggests you search for your favorite apparel items on its generic looking […]

Look For Less: Sarah Jessica Parker

Leave it to SJP to make any outfit look classic and chic. In true SJP fashion, accessories is what makes this outfit pop. We love that the SATC star chose a sequin hobo bag and satin pumps to jazz up her look. Instead of a basic black blazer, the iconic fashionista opted for a tuxedo […]

Into Celeb Style? Check out

The Lowdown: Laura reviews, an online shopping portal with a focus on celebrity style. While it seems most items on the site cost a painful $100 to $1000+, there are some more affordable finds, too. Our Review: If your wardrobe’s inspired (or you wish it was) by Red Carpet dresses and well-dressed celebs caught […]

Cause You’re Our BFF: 30% off this Weekend at LOFT

The Deal: 30% off at LOFT’s Summer Style Event, this Saturday, May 22, 2010. The Lowdown: Head to LOFT’s (formally Ann Taylor Loft) summer style event this Saturday and receive an exclusive 30% off full-price styles. Plus you’ll also earn a $20 style rewards card for every $200 you spend when you use your LOFT […]

Awesome Swimsuits for Under $50

The Deal:Use this new customer coupon, and receive $7 off $125 (editor’s note: we removed this link because this coupon is no longer valid.) The Lowdown: This week on TBF, we’re focusing on getting you ready for swimsuit season, with great swimwear picks for those of us on a budget. is one of the […]

Spanx Swimsuits: Tummy Controlling Swimwear That’ll Cost You

The Deal: FREE shipping on ALL Spanx purchases, including swimwear, with code AFFILIATE052010. Offer valid through 5/31. The Lowdown:99% of women should not spend more than $50 on a swimsuit, since most of us only wear them on the occasional vacation or the day or two we actually get to relax by the pool. But […]

Nike 6.0 Action Lifestyle Collection: Another Over-Priced Workout Line

What: Nike is launching it’s first women’s action lifestyle collection Nike 6.0. with the help of 3 female athletes as design consultants. The collection was designed to be performance wear with a lifestyle. In lamen terms, that means, fancy, over priced, so called fashion forward workout gear to take you from the gym to dinner, […]