SmartBargains.com delivers prices you’ll love and brand names you lust over. At first glance it looks like your typical Target-like discount site. Search around and you’ll be pleasantly surprised to find BCBG, Anne Klein, Rock [.....] [...] Read More
It’s a mixed bag this week – overall, retailers are falling farther and farther from grace (even online sales are dropping), but some are getting creative at getting consumers back. Here’s a round up of [.....] [...] Read More
Drugstore beauty brand, L’Oreal, may start “introducing lower-priced items” to shoppers. In addition to implementing a hiring freeze and laying out a more innovative and aggressive business agenda, L’Oreal is in the process of separating [.....] [...] Read More
To Ugg or not to Ugg: The greatest question facing our country in the new millennium.
You know, I’ve been on the fence about Ugg boots for a while now. On one hand, they’re comfy, easy [.....] [...] Read More
It ain’t pretty in the fashion world. If you haven’t noticed yet, department stores are dropping like flies.
New York has been the first to feel the effects of the bad economy. Its local jewelry and [.....] [...] Read More
“THIS EVENT HAS ENDED”
Did you buy cosmetics between May 29,1994 and July 16,2003? We’re guessing you did. And stores like Macy’s and Dillard’s will take your word for it. Due to a class action settlement, [.....] [...] Read More
If you ask any fashionista where their shopping weaknesses lie, you’ll probably get one of two answers—shoes, or handbags. Or both. Those two areas are also where, we’d argue, that are worth spending a little [.....] [...] Read More
Overstock.com is just what the name implies—an online outlet for the liquidation of excess stock, including designer and name brand goods. It is, essentially, an outlet mall for the Internet (cue the heavenly beams of [.....] [...] Read More
Knowing how to shop a brick-and-mortar store is different than knowing how to shop online : we tend to take the quick click route—which is the shortest amount of time between the loading of the [.....] [...] Read More
We can hear the collective groan from all of the fashionistas who turn up their noses at shopping the aisles of the local WalMart. We realize that shopping for workwear just yards from the frozen [.....] [...] Read More
To be perfectly honest, it hardly ever occurred to us to shop online for beauty and personal care items (that’s why God created WalMart, right?), but once we’ve spent a little time clicking around on [.....] [...] Read More
A closeout store like Big Lots is not the first thing that springs to mind for, er, fashionable shopping. Or the second. Or twelfth. But let’s change our mindset for just a moment, shall we? [.....] [...] Read More
Recycling is in-not only in terms of the environment, but also in terms of fashion—and these sites are leading the online swapping community. Before trading your goods, you need to know a few things: be [.....] [...] Read More
Right—nobody likes the “R” word (and apparently “Depressionista” is next in line to be banned by the FCC); however, it’s our duty here at TBF—as your cyber BFFs—to share whatever tips we can to make [.....] [...] Read More
What: Could it be true? Layaway (when you put items on “hold” for a period of time and make payments toward the purchase of the item) is back.
What They Say: New York Daily News: “The [.....] [...] Read More