Fashion Trend: The Statement Necklace

What’s the best way to add some punch to an otherwise so-so outfit? With a sexy statement necklace of course! But you might be wondering how to pull off big, bold and extravagant pieces without looking like Lady Gaga. The main key is to keep the rest of your outfit somewhat minimal, but there’s more […]

How to Shop Spiegel

We’ve always been a big fan of Spiegel, because it’s consistently a great place to score work wear at fairly reasonable prices. Back in the day, Spiegel had THE catalog (and to be honest, we at TBF really do love a good catalog). Want to know more about the ever-evolving brand (like how to score […]

How to Wear Skinny Jeans: If You’re Petite

Skinny jeans can be a great asset for petite girls, because while we support our vertically-challenged sistas (Angela is one of them – holla!) we know looking longer and leaner is never a bad thing. We also know that being petite doesn’t necessarily mean being a twig. For petite fashionistas, the biggest style challenges are […]

Guide to New York (NYC) Sample Sales

Shopping in NYC? I’ve scoured our sample sale database to put together this handy monthly guide to NYC sample sales and shopping events. Below is a guide of some of the top sample sale and sale events in the NYC area culled from our sales database. These dates aren’t “firm”, designers often change the dates […]

How to Shop Express

When the CEO of a brand makes it perfectly clear that he won’t stop until his brand is recognized as the best retail fashion brand in the world, you’ve got to be intrigued. Well, Micheal Weiss, CEO of Express, said exactly that, and we kind of believe him. Express is the sixth largest specialty retailer […]

Celebrity Style Deconstructed: Mary J. Blige

With ten Grammy’s and eight multi-platinum albums, it’s no wonder that Billboard ranks Mary J. Blige as the most successful female R&B artist ever. She didn’t get to where she is by chance– Mary J. Blige is a woman of incredible talent and intelligence, not to mention style. Though some of her fashion choices have […]

Look for Less: Coco Brandolini

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. Boho-chic trendsetter Coco Brandolini, fashion consultant for brands like Alberta Ferretti and Adam Lippes, is a fixture on the style scene. We love the way she mixes elegant staples like a knee-length cocktail dress and tousled hair for a look that is totally current, […]

How to Shop Bloomingdales

Bloomingdale’s, the creator of the legendary brown bag, got started in the late 1800’s with the advent of the hoop skirt, and since then, the original department store has remained at the top by offering hundreds of other garments, trendy and timeless, to fashion-loving women. If you’re not one of them, read this guide, and […]