My grandma Doonie has been a seamstress for over 70 years. Every time I go home to Minneapolis, she drops little pearls of fashion/garment/shopping related wisdom. On a recent trip home, Doonie gave me these simple instructions on finding your natural waist. Most people think they’re natural waist is the mid point of their torso, […]
As I write this, there are 42.7 million women across the nation dealing with some form of heart disease. Of this number, at least one woman– a mom, a loving partner, a daughter, a friend, a terrific employee– dies every minute. In my case, the face of these statistics is my own grandmother.
We at TBF have a dream. We dream of world peace, the continued growth of the budget fashion industry, and a nice cup of Nutella latte that doesn’t result to a 10-pound weight gain overnight after two measly cups. Having a postal address at The Hamptons would be kind of nice, too, but we’re sure […]
“What will Michelle Obama wear?” Some folks complain it’s a sign of times when people seem to care more about what the First Lady will wear than what her husband has to say to the nation during the day of his inauguration. But then again, we can’t blame the world’s fascination for the FLOTUS. Michelle […]
Jennifer Lopez (aka J. Lo) rocked Times Square and the fashion world with her glittery bodysuit worn during her New Year’s Eve performance. J.Lo’s bodysuit, which brings back memories of Saturday tap class and jazz hands, is just one example of the frantic nature of fashion and retail as it tries to discover what will […]
So the world didn’t end on December 21st. You know what that means: you’ll have to face your own personal apocalypse for not finishing your holiday shopping on time because you were soooo heavily invested on the holiday not happening. Well, it’s TBF and GiftCard Rescue to the, er, rescue! The good folks over at […]
We’ve gotten hold of the Sears lookbook for the upcoming Spring 2013 season, ranging from clothes to footwear, and handbags and other accessories. As expected, most of the prices in the Sears lookbook are well within every budget fashionista’s price range. Brands featured include Kardashian Kollection (my spellchecker seems to grimace ever-so-tightly whenever I type […]
What: Savings.com shared this useful infographic revealing the best and worst dates to shop for the holidays this year. Categories include electronics, apparel, toys, jewelry, and food, to name a few.
Now here’s a brand that deserves its own Good Guy Greg meme. Swedish fashion company H&M has announced that it will be opening its store doors worldwide to used garments in exchange for H&M store vouchers. You heard us right! One bag of used garments = store voucher. Sounds too good to be true? Check […]