5 Hot Holiday Trends in Paris Right Now (And How You Can Get Them on a Budget)

Hot Holiday Trends in Paris

photo courtesy of Style and the City Holiday style in Paris is not so dissimilar from holiday fashion on our side of the pond but, as with anything else, les copines Parisiennes always add a little extra something special to their Yuletide ensembles and this year is no different. They don’t call it je ne […]

We’re Hot on the Heels over What these Popular Fashion Idioms and Phrases Mean

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There’s no skirting the issue:  us ladies at TBF are always hot on the heels of an amazing deal, ready to scarf up everything that’ll make us look cute as a button.  Hey, wait a minute, is it me or are there a lot of clothing-related phrases going on here?  Buttons, skirts, heels . . […]

2012 in Style Review: Top 12 Best Dressed Female Celebrities for 2012

2012's Best Dressed Female Celebrities

From the wow-worthy moments on the red carpet to the street style -savvy in everyday life, we cannot get enough of the fashion statements made by our favorite female celebs.  These ladies demonstrate a sartorial prowess that goes well beyond a cute outfit.  They’re our style stars!  And they continue to impress with an arsenal of […]

Sponsored Post: 5 Stylish Ways to Approach Holiday Get-Togethers

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‘Tis the season of obligatory office holiday parties and family reunions that most probably include Uncle Elliot and his one too many glasses of Pinot Noir.  Between spilled cups of eggnog and your chatty colleague Betsey’s water cooler gossip of Brad from accounting and Jenny the receptionist’s clandestine affair, it can be a jungle out […]

I Shop the Day Before Christmas – And I Love It! The Lowdown on Christmas Eve Shopping

Holiday Shopping

My habit of Christmas Eve shopping for presents began just as you can imagine why: procrastination, uncertainty, and “things to do.”  At first, my excuses seemed sound- I was living across the country and wanted to shop when I was at home so I wouldn’t have to pack the gifts or I was traveling for work so I […]

6 Ways to Dress Cute this Winter

Dress Cute for Winter

Winter attire is not an easy circumstance for a gal who loves shorts and lives in sandals. Layering takes a lot of thought and attention, and when left to my own devices, ends up being an odd mix of mismatched sweaters and sweatshirts. But winter is too long to spend it marshmallow-shaped and bundled to […]

Holiday Parties: Match Your Drink to Your Dress

Matching Dresses and Drinks

Haven’t you always wondered what your cocktail order would look like if it morphed into a cocktail dress? No, me neither. But it was definitely fun to think about, since drinks and dresses sort of have their own intrinsic personalities, and matching them up made for some decently entertaining daydreaming. (Like, you know that craft […]

Buy Big or Shop Small? The Battle of Big Box Stores and Small Shops

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Big or not too big, that is the question. Where do you like to shop? The big box stores or your neighborhood’s one-of-a-kind boutiques? Coming from a family of small business owners I certainly support the small biz enterprise. But as a shopper, I certainly do my fair share of big box shopping as well. […]