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  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Holiday LED Lights: Green Tips

    One of my favorite things about the holidays is all of those colorful, twinkly lights; they make outdoor shopping malls feel more like Disneyland. But those of us who’ve cringed at opening the electric bill in January know all too well those little sparkly beauties come at a price to us and the environment. If [...] Read More

    November 11, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Petite Sophisticate Now Online

    After a troubled retail past, Petite Sophisticate is making a bid to reclaim the petite market (it’s not like anyone else has stepped in and taken it over, right?), opening outlet stores in select locations and, now, offering online. Welcome to the 21st century, Petite Sophisticate—what took you so long? Having checked out the online [...] Read More

    November 11, 2007 by Angela

  • Fashion + Style

    Roberto Cavalli at H&M

    Some people camped out in 30 degree temperatures the night before. Some people hired publicists to get them an invite to the preview. Some people even tried to buy their way into the line. No I’m not talking about a Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus concert. I’m talking about the US premier of the Roberto Cavalli at [...] Read More

    November 10, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Tips for Budget Shopping Success

    Nothing is better than bragging about a good deal to friends (except maybe a good kosher pickle). But often, the process of finding that deal is excruciating. I’ve had to return so many items because they were the wrong color, size or look, so here are some tips I learned for avoiding the pitfalls of [...] Read More

    November 10, 2007 by TBF

  • City Shopping Guides

    Fashion Advice: Las Vegas Shopping

    Dear Budget Fashionista I’m going to Las Vegas for New Years and I want to do some bargain shopping for clothing and shoes. What places do you recommend? Answer: The best places to do real bargain shopping in Las Vegas is at the outlets. My favorite outlet in Las Vegas is the Fashion Outlet Las [...] Read More

    November 9, 2007 by TBF