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  • Beauty

    How to Moisturize Dry Skin

    The key to moisturizing dry skin isn’t expensive spa treatments, but mostly just taking care of your skin on a daily basis. Here’s some basic tips for moisturizing your dry skin. 1. Wash. One of the biggest culprits of dry skin are soaps that dry out your skin. Look for moisturizer based soaps made out [...] Read More

    October 10, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Shopping News: Wal-Mart to Buy Tommy Hilfiger?

    —There’s a rumor that Wal-Mart is looking to purchase Tommy Hilfiger. If anyone knows any more details on this, please send me an email. It looks like Wal-Mart is positioning itself to compete directly with the Mizrahi brand at Target. [...] Read More

    October 10, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    The Budget Fashionista 2005 Shopping Survey

    During the summer of 2005, I conducted a somewhat scientific survey of the over 15,000 active members of The Budget Fashionista newsletter in a effort to find out what is “normal” in regards to shopping, budgets, and purchases. Close to 800 Fashionistas shared their insights on shopping, budgets, and general consumerism. The main conclusion from [...] Read More

    October 7, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Best Buy Stores: Mature Women Don’t Want Technology They Want Facials

    Electronics retailer Best Buy has opened a new lifestyle store, Eq Life, aimed at capturing the female 45-65 year old market—a market that they have not been able to reach with their mega electronics warehouses. There’s several things that annoy me about this new store. First, the name sounds like some herbal supplement or a [...] Read More

    October 5, 2005 by TBF

  • City Shopping Guides

    Shopping Guide to Atlanta

    Atlanta is the Southern version of New York City, mixing cultural diversity with southern-city charm. As the capitol of the South, the city also leads the pack when it comes to style. With great shops in it’s Buckhead section and top outlet malls through out the metro area, you’re guaranteed to find plenty of reasons [...] Read More

    October 4, 2005 by admin

  • Fashion + Style

    TBF’s 2005 Shopping Survey Results and Anaylsis

    During the summer of 2005, I conducted a somewhat scientific shopping survey of the over 15,000 active members of The Budget Fashionista newsletter in a effort to find out what is “normal” in regards to shopping, budgets, and purchases. Close to 800 Fashionistas shared their insights on shopping, budgets, and general consumerism. The main conclusion [...] Read More

    October 3, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Even TV Shows Get Fashion Lines: Necessary Objects for The O.C

    The Fox TV show The O.C. recently joined forces with the line Necessary Objects and Amazon.com’s Apparel & Accessories Store to bring you the Necessary Objects for The O.C. The line looks like it was designed by a disgruntled former employee of the mall based store Bebe. Furthermore, Necessary Objects’ clothing aren’t very well made. [...] Read More

    September 30, 2005 by TBF