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  • Reviews

    Diesel Fuel for Life eau de parfum, $49.50

    What: Angela tests Diesel’s much-hyped new perfume, Fuel for Life, $49.50 for 50 ml. [...] Read More

    September 27, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fall Accessories: Bold Gold

    What: Seasonal styles aren’t just about the clothes – outdated accessories can bring your “wow” factor down to “ho-hum,” fast. What the fashion heads say: This, from Vogue’s fall Accessory File, on the latest way to wear gold: “Gold links get an update with irregular shapes and mixed materials.” What I say: With fall’s emphasis [...] Read More

    September 26, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fall Trend Alert: The Pleated Skirt

    What: The trickiest skirt silouette for fall? Pleats, pleats, pleats. What the fashion heads say: This, from Net-A-Porter.com: Calling the look “classic and conservative,” they add, “Keep it polished not preppy with an above-the-knee coat or a high-neck bateau top.” What I say: Polished-not-preppy is key, but I have to say I’m hard pressed to [...] Read More

    September 25, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Colorful Cashmere from UNIQLO and Pantone

    What: UNIQLO and Pantone team up for color-rich cashmere The Lowdown: We couldn’t be happier about the affordable cashmere trend, and now the Japan-based UNIQLO is teaming with Pantone to bring more color to our cashmere world. The Pantone Color Collection debuts this fall, retailing for $129.50 apiece and featuring a crewneck and cardigan for [...] Read More

    September 25, 2007 by TBF

  • Advice

    Fashion Advice: Riding Boots? Yea or Nay

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m thinking about investing in a pair of knee-high brown boots, hopefully for less than $200. I’m in love with the current riding boot style, but I’m worried about their fashion staying power. How long do you think the low-heeled riding boots will be in? Are they a safe investment? Answer: The [...] Read More

    September 25, 2007 by TBF