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  • Fashion + Style

    The Bridge is (ALL) Over: Karl Lagerfeld’s new Signature Line

    According to Hip-Hop legend KRS-One “The Bridge is Over”. Well,  that might be true for rappers from Queens, but not for famous fashion designers. The fashion world has their La Perla’s in a bunch over the launch of Karl “the incredible shrinking designer” Lagerfeld’s new signature line. Laggy will join an expanding community of fellow [...] Read More

    March 13, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Portland Sample Sale

    > From my girls over at Portland Picks . . . There’s a sample sale at the Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams showroom on W. Burnside Ave in Portland, Oregon. I’m posting this because I’m a huge fan of MG+BW. The furniture, sold at stores like Crate ‘n’ Barrel,  is pricey, but well worth it.  [...] Read More

    March 10, 2006 by TBF

  • Espadrille

    What to Wear

    Spring’s Must Have Accessories: The ESPADRILLE

    The emergence of the espadrille, the flirty sandals with the jute (think woven rope) sole, is one big reason to be excited about the upcoming spring. I love these shoes, even though they sort of look like your walking on a wicker basket. As a rule of thumb, you shouldn’t pay more than $40 for [...] Read More

    March 10, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Hot Scoop: Canadian Designer Tara Jarmon at Target

    A Budget Fashionista exclusive: The next designer to hit Target as a part of its Go:International efforts is Canadian designer Tara Jarmon.  Jarmon, who is not as well-known as Target’s first GO designer, brit Luella Bartley, is the darling of the “well heeled” European jet set, with clothes that are stylish, comfortable, and quite wearable.  [...] Read More

    March 9, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    JJill, Bloomingdales and more Coupons and Deals

    THESE COUPONS HAVE EXPIRED. FOR CURRENT COUPONS AND DEALS, PLEASE VISIT TBF’S ONLINE COUPON PAGE JJill Coupon—Spend $100 and receive a $20 coupon go towards your next purchase. Click for Coupon Bloomingdale card holders—earn triple rewards with every purchase you make on Thursday, March 9th. Click for Info Boden Coupon—10% off and free shipping. Click [...] Read More

    March 8, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    JC Penney’s Creates Temp Store in Manhattan Putting ‘The City That Nevers Sleep’ Asleep

    In a blindingly unoriginal move, JC Penney’s has created a temporary store in Times Square (at 42nd Street). Why the old school store wasted their money doing this, I shall never know. It’s like building an Alexander McQueen boutique in Salina, Kansas—wrong location, wrong customer. I’ve never, EVER, heard anyone in New York say “Gee, [...] Read More

    March 8, 2006 by TBF

  • Cheap Wedding Guide / Plus Size Fashion Guide

    Hot News: Lane Bryant Launches Plus Size Bridal Boutique

    Finally sexy, budget friendly plus size bridal gowns that won’t have you looking like an 80s reject. Lane Bryant recently launched an online bridal section, featuring amazing gowns in size 14-28.  Folks, these plus size bridal gowns are absolutely beautiful—much better than anything you could find at a place like David’s Bridal, and reasonably priced [...] Read More

    March 7, 2006 by TBF