Swimsuit Q&A: Answers to Common Swimwear Questions

Are cotton swimsuits okay to buy? Is it acceptable to put your swimsuits in the washer? Should you ever shop for a swimsuit online? We’ve got some surprising answers to these burning question. Answers to Common Swimsuit Questions Question 1: Spandex or Cotton? Cotton, along with other lightweight materials, is comfy and soft, and many […]

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


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, […]

Earth Day Must-Haves: Help Save the Planet & Your Skin with these 10 Earth-Friendly Skincare Finds


Ladies, Earth Day is upon us, which means increased awareness about beautifying and preserving the Earth.  This got us thinking: we’re always on the lookout for ways to beautify and preserve our skin, so hmmm, why not go for the best of both worlds?  Glowing skin is always in, and helping the Earth at the same […]

9 Great Alternatives to the Traditional Wedding Veil

Wedding Veil Alternatives

Wedding veils are incredibly romantic–a fashion metaphor for the moment when a person is revealed completely to another person and bonded in marriage. Even a less traditional bride may want to keep this gorgeous part of the wedding dress attire. If you’re the type of gal who shuns style conventions, however, we also have great […]

Vera Wang Backs Down from $500 Anti-Knockoffs “Appointment Fee” After Local and Global Backlash

Vera Wang

What: In case you haven’t heard this week, Vera Wang has opened a Shanghai bridal boutique in January to house her globally-revered bridal couture creations. Which typically wouldn’t be such a huge point of interest for normal folks who aren’t celebrity brides, except that the shop was charging 3,000 yuan ($480) for customers to have […]

H&M’s New Collection: Models Off Duty Style

HM models collection

Apparently launching a summer collection with Ms. Beyoncé  herself wasn’t enough for Sweden’s hottest brand.  H&M’s pre-summer collection features styles inspired by some of the hottest models in the industry: Joan Smalls, Daphne Groeneveld, Lindsey Wixson, and Liu Wen.  These four ladies may be strutting thousands of dollars worth of designer goods on the runway, […]