TBF Readers Ask: Any Highly Recommended New York City Thrift Stores, Vintage Shops, or Consignment Stores?

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This post is inspired by one of our TBF readers, Margaret, who says: My mom and I are planning a trip to New York this summer as my 18th birthday present and we are going to be staying in Times Square and I was hoping you could tell me about some of the thrift, vintage, […]

Spring 2013 Trends: What to Wear with Bermuda Shorts (If You’re A Little, Uh, Short on Budget)

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I’ve always had a love-hate relationship with shorts. When I was in college, my motto was “the shorter the better,” and whether they were cotton, jean, or track, my shorts were always several inches above my knee (and likely barely one below my butt). This look, however, has been shed as I’ve traversed in to my […]

Spring 2013 Hair Trends: Scarves Are Every Low-Maintenance Gal’s Mane BFF. Here’s Why.

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I’m a rather low-maintenance gal, so I’m always on the lookout for easy ways to do my hair that don’t require a flat iron, hundreds of bobby pins, or multiple squirts of hairspray. Luckily, this spring, the 2013 trend for hair is the scarf, and in respect to hair, this means headband.

Site Review: Flipshion Lets You Shop Runway Looks at Half the Price… Right On Your Phone!

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Whether they are online or in hard copy, I’ve always been a fan of fashion magazines. Perhaps it’s my ADD, maybe it’s the fact that you can pack in the best of the best from several runway shows all at your finger tips — but I think magazines are some of the most efficient and […]

April Fool’s-Proof Your Outfit: Runway Looks On a Budget

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Spring is here, in weather and in look, and I’m super excited to trade my wool socks and tall leather boots in for wedges and skirts. I’m also extra thrilled that spring fashion this year is trending on soft and bright colors, ruffles, and silky materials- three of my favorite things! However, ever since I made […]

Season-Proof Your Outfits with These Winter to Spring Transition Outfits

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A few days ago, it was sunny in Los Angeles. And by sunny, I don’t mean “30 degrees without a cloud in the sky” as I know some of my east-coast friends have notified me. Barely out of winter, it was an impressive low seventies and totally clear. Of course, just as I was starting […]

Spring 2013: 5 Ways to Wear Ruffles Without Looking Like a 5-Year-Old

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Ruffle is the word from NY Fashion Week for spring. Hearing this, I had a mild panic: So, we’re all supposed to look like five-year-olds this season? Fret not. After doing extensive research on my assumed nemesis, the ruffle, I’m thrilled to report that this spring’s fashion statement of frill is not fraught with kindergarten regression. Here […]

5 Hot Workout Outfits On A Budget

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It’s always this time of year when new year’s resolutions begin to wane. Sure, you’ve been reading your one book every two weeks. Yes, you’ve been flossing every day. Taking your vitamins. Calling your parents. But in truth, we all know what the most common and hardest to stick to promise is – and that’s […]