Pink Ribbon Slippers: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Friday, Oct. 24, is National Slipper Day—who knew? There’s a good cause attached, of course, as Dearfoams and Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation team up in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month to make dreams come true for those losing their fight against breast cancer, with the Pink Ribbon slipper. Proceeds will go towards granting […]

Formal Table Settings: Look for Less

When you think about the phrase “disappearing act” you probably envision some sort of trick performed by the handsome Houdini David Blaine. What doesn’t come to mind is formal entertaining. In a recent article by Sarah Dennis of Toast and Tables (an inspirational site for those in the entertaining industry), the art of dining formally […]

Sleek Frames: Look for Less

We admit we were excited about the release of “Sex and the City: The Movie” DVD, but it’s not for the reason you’d think. While everyone else has been smitten by the clothes (and they were beautiful, right?) or have been taken aback by the color of Carrie’s bedroom walls (according to production designer Jeremy […]

Sigerson Morrison Shoes Now Online at

What: Sigerson Morrison shoes now online at The Lowdown: Last month, we reported that the next big designer footwear line for Target from Sigerson Morrison was on its way, and those styles on now online. Boasting not-for-the-meek color, sparkle, and shine, the collection is just in time to get us ready (on a budget) […]

Sarah Palin Moose Tote: Get It

To discuss this issue (let’s be nice)- please head to the TBF Forum What: Sarah Palin’s much bally-hooed, eco-friendly, pro-hunting moose tote The Lowdown: Moose hunting? Well, here at TBF we don’t have a whole lot of experience in that arena; however, we’re all about being eco-friendly. If you love Sarah Palin (or just kinda […]

The Under $50 Outfit

These are tough times, but sometimes a girl’s got a social life to attend to, and still wants to look good doing it. The dilemma? Only $50 of discretionary income at the moment. Sounds impossible, but we’re here to prove that you can put together a great going-out look, for less than 50 bucks (you […]

Jonathan Saunders Available in Target Now

What: Jonathan Saunders’ GO International Collection, now available at Target What We Say: In September we gave you a first look at the Jonathan Saunders GO International line at Target, and now the collection is available to shoppers. We’ve done a little online perusing, and found the offerings to be more wearer-friendly than we’d originally […]

Revisiting the Little Black Dress

What: The classic Little Black Dress as your budget go-to piece for fall/winter 08. Why: If you need your fashion dollars to stretch even further than usual right now, it’s time to revisit that old standby, the Little Black Dress (or LBD). If you don’t already have one (and instead give into temptation each season […]

The Look for Less: Olive Oil

We’ve all heard the buzz surrounding olive oil. From the health benefits (the tasty treat is said to prevent heart attacks and strokes), to the way it flavors food, it’s thought to be the finest of all oils. But never did we think the powerhouse liquid would become a mega-trend for fall. It’s now the […]