Spring Trend 2012 – Jewelry

If we know one thing for certain about spring fashions this year, it’s that color is trending strong! And this veritable fruit bowl of bright goodness is not limited to just the clothes we wear on our backs, but has extended beyond to the sparklies and baubles that adorn our necks, wrists, fingers, and earlobes. […]

Your Valentine Card: Why You Got What You Got

This Valentine’s Day, we’re taking you on a rare expedition to the foreign, complicated, yet not-so-complicated mind of a man.  Fashionistas, read on to find on what goes on in a man’s head while he’s writing your V-day card.  For your viewing pleasure only….   Written by your everyday hubby/boyfriend/significant other/special man friend… Ladies, if […]

H&M Debuts Plus Size Line in the US and Tells No One About It

FOKer (Friend of Kathryn) Alissa of the blog stylish curves recently discovered that H&M is now carrying plus size clothing in their 34th and 6th store called “H&M+”. We’re thinking this may be an expansion of the “Inclusive” collection, a “limited edition” collection, sold, of course only online AND in Europe. While this is exciting, […]

Send this to Your Boyfriend, Husband, “Special Friend:” What You REALLY want for Valentine’s Day

Concerned about your Valentine’s Day Gift? Don’t worry, TBF drafted letters for you to send to your beaus to help them in their quest for a truly excellent Valentine’s Day gift. Just copy and send! Dear XXX (insert the name of the special person in your life), You’re the face to my book. You make […]

Don’t Have a Valentine? Here Are Six Gifts to Buy Yourself

February brings many things- New York’s Fashion Week, red carpet fashion faux pas, Ceelo in a red sequin suit on NBC’s “The Voice”, and, yes, Valentine’s Day. The “holiday,” which, if we’re being honest, was totally created by the greeting card industry, doesn’t have to be total downer for those who are unattached. In fact, […]

7 Tips for Thrift Store Shopping

Image source: Flickr Creative Commons Outlet malls, end-of-season sales, and the good ole clearance rack are all fine and dandy, but for a REALLY amazing bargain, you can’t beat thrift stores. Now, unless you’re a seasoned pro who has meandered through the aisles of Goodwill and Salvation Army to find that barely used Theory skirt […]

Spring Fashion Trend Alert: Lace and How to Wear It

If you paid any attention to the Holiday 2011 season, you may have found a lot of them had a common feature: the cut-out trend. Taking this style into Spring means adding a more feminine edge to the geometrical cut-outs so what you’ll be seeing a lot more of in coming months is lace. Before you […]

Dana Buchman for Kohl’s to Support Breast Cancer Research

Who says scientific advancement and research are separate from stylish endeavors?  Kohl’s has found a way to  merge the two with fashion designer Dana Buchman’s exclusive collection at all 40 Wisconsin Kohl’s stores and online at Kohls.com.  The collection features everything from beaded bracelets to the oh-so-popular graphic tee trend to stylish lunch totes!  Splashes of […]

Check Out These Hot New Makeup Trends for Spring 2012

Runway shows featuring spring fashion lines had some gorgeous models with even more gorgeous makeup. But, the one thing that surprised us is how natural so many of them looked. Sure, some designers played the wild card with blue hair or over the top lip color, but the vast majority embraced natural beauty. There were […]