20 Great Nail Polish Colors for Summer 2012

20 Great Nail Polish Colors for Summer 2012

There’s nothing I love better than a fresh summer mani-pedi. While I’m in love with the nail art trend, and totally encourage everyone to give it a try (start with these great nail “stickers” /Polish Strips from Sally Hansen), there may be a few of you who insist on sticking with good ol’ basic nails. […]

The DIY Bride: Wedding Beauty On A Budget

With budgets tighter than ever, it’s a tough time for brides who want their dream wedding but don’t have a dream bank account to back it up. As every good budget fashionista knows, however, an antidote for tough times is wrapped up in three little letters:  DIY.  These days, according to celebrity hairstylist and makeup […]

How to Shop Target


This post originally appeared on Dec 17, 2008. Ah, you say—you already know how to shop Target. In fact, you’ve spent so much time there that you should be eligible for some kind of lifetime achievement award. Okay, we’ll give you that—but are you shopping it in the smartest way possible? Perhaps not. And to […]

Five Quick Shopping Tips for Busy People

A few months ago, we received a comment from a faithful TBF reader who said, and I quote, “I’m too busy to budget shop”. While our first reaction was, “who doesn’t have time to bargain shop?”, the more we thought about it, the more we understood where the reader was coming from. Budget shopping can […]

Nicole Richie Launches Fashion Line at Macy’s

Nicole Richie

Nicole Richie — Fashion Star judge and official poster child for le boho-chic — is the latest designer in the limited apparel line parade, with her Nicole Richie for Impulse line due to debut online and in 100 Macy’s stores in mid-September. The collection, according to Macy’s, will feature “1970s influenced silhouettes, prints and fabrications. […]

How to Shop Dillard’s

Next to Macy’s, Dillard’s is the go to department store for mid-priced brands. The budget-friendly store carries top designer brands from Calvin Klein, BCBG and Michael Kors to Ralph Lauren as well as brands that used to be hot back in the day like Perry Ellis. Like many department stores, Dillard’s is huge and can […]

The Webster at Target: Little Shops Make It to the Big League

Webster at Target Look 47

As much as we like huge shopping malls, we can’t help but miss the excitement of checking out charming little specialty shops in town and buying stuff that not every other person in the neighborhood already owns. That’s why we have to give props to Target for bringing us The Shops at Target, which finds […]

Sprightly Spring 2012 Trend Accessories at Target

This spring bright colors are definitely “in”. Now, you might be a little hesitant to wear head to toe tangerines and yellows (understandable, as these colors can be quite, um, prominent), so a great alternative is to wear accessories in bright spring colors. Target’s Spring 2012 Trend Accessories collection is a winner in our book. […]