How to Wear Skinny Jeans: If You’re Plus Size

While you might think skinny jeans — by virtue of their somewhat discouraging name — are only for the super-skinny we see no reason why every girl, including plus size, can’t rock whatever trend they like. There are ways to maximize your style, however, while minimizing any potentially unfortunate (and unflattering) side-effects. The trick to […]

How to Shop Torrid

We’ve bemoaned the agony of finding fashionable and affordable plus size clothing a million times before, so we’ll skip that soapbox here, in the interest of brevity. That being said, Torrid is one of the very few retailers that features trendy and junior-centric clothing for girls with a little more curve. The problem? Quality is […]

How to Shop New York & Company

Being a professional woman, especially these days, does NOT mean you have an income — or budget — befitting your hard work OR your position. Unfortunately, no one you work with cares how broke you are (darn it!) and expects you to show up looking, well, professional. And then there’s also the old adage, ‘dress […]

How to Shop Payless

Okay, picture this: Lela Rose, Alice+Olivia, Isabel Toledo, Christian Siriano footwear, all in one place and at affordable prices. Plus a whole bunch of other cute, sexy and trendy shoes at even more affordable prices. See it? Yep, us too — ahhh, Payless. Yes, we know Payless isn’t perfect – occasionally you really do get […]

How to Shop Etsy

We’ve all heard about a friend (or a friend’s ex-boyfriend’s third cousin) selling goods on Etsy.com — and you know at TBF we’re BIG fans of the unique/fun/quirky/vintage fashion items you can find there. But, as a novice Etsy shopper, the whole world of Etsy-ness can be more than a wee bit overwhelming. Just because […]

9 Pairs of Bridal Shoes You’ll Love on a Budget

Nina Emmylou Platform Pump

They don’t call it “Say Yes To The Shoes”, and there’s a reason for that – because, namely, all eyes are on the dress, and since most wedding dresses are floor length no one will even SEE the shoes. That being said, we’re girls—pretty wedding shoes make us happy, and nearly every one of us […]

Valentine’s Day Decorating: DIY

Whether you’re planning a romantic night for you and your significant other, or a girls night party for you and your single friends who deserve to celebrate love too, we know you don’t want to spend too much on the decorations (cause you’re saving your cash for the truffles and champagne of course!). Some pretty […]