The Metallic Clutch: High Vs. Low

Metallics are the new neutral, and in a clutch? They’re everywhere. We like it for day this Spring, but also as a stylish option for dressing up. Here, a couple of sufficiently shimmery picks—both nice to look at, but only one is budget enough to tempt us to reach for our wallets. So which is […]

Best Workwear on a Budget: Reader Advice

For the working fashionista, figuring out where to get appropriate workwear that doesn’t make you feel a) like Jane Fonda in “9 to 5” and b) like you’re working just to support your work wardrobe, is a challenge. For us, Target has become a place for some cheap chic work basics (though we’ll be mourning […]

The High-Waisted Pant: High Vs. Low

As a counterbalance to all that Spring color, a crisp neutral base for the season is the white high-waisted pant. Considering what usually ends up happening to any white pants we own, we’re not interested in making a huge investment, however—but clearly, we could spend a lot. Here, a high and a low—so which is […]

Favorite Bath Products: Editor’s Picks

Get scrubbed clean and smelling great straight from the bath this week with TBF’s fave product picks:      Dove Bar Soap, $9.99 for 8 bars, Drugstore.com Soap & Glory Clean on Me, $9.99, Target Fruit Foot Scrubbers, $6.00, Urban Outfitters Coconut Lime Verbena Bubble Bath, $9.50, Bath & Body Works Aveeno Stress Relief Foaming […]

The Metallic Skinny Belt: High Vs. Low

“THESE PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” Skinny belts and metallic are two trends that don’t seem to be dying anytime soon, so you might as well put them together, we say. Throw in a little reptile texture and you’ve got a conversation piece. Here, we’ve found a couple of choices—but only one is anywhere […]

Best Formal Wear on a Budget: Reader Advice

Okay, formal wear is something most of us don’t face too often. But at some point, there’s a wedding, a prom, a gala (if you’re lucky!) that requires you pick up something formal and fabulous—not such a bad thing, really, except finding something beautiful AND budget-friendly ain’t easy. One option we like? Newport News has […]

Spring Fashion 2008: Ruffles

Ruffles aren’t just for little girls at the moment—this spring they’re busting out on big girl blouses, knit tops and dresses all over (accessories, too). Some picks to help you get ruffled on a budget:      Ruffled Tie Front Top, $34, Twelve by Twelve Two Pocket Ruffle Trim Dress, $24.50, Wet Seal BCX Ruffled […]

Spring Fashion 2008: Green

Whether it’s part of a bold pattern, an all-over solid, or accessorizing, deep kelly green is cropping up all over. We’re ready for a little greening up, already, so here are our picks for less:     Sele Striped Flutter Sleeve Sweater, on sale $36.75, Macy’s Sailcloth Belted Jacket, $59, Ann Taylor LOFT Xhilaration Envelope Clutch, […]