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  • Steals + Deals

    New York Post: Wal-Mart Vogues into Mag

    By HOLLY M. SANDERS New York Post August 24, 2005— Vogue is mixing mass with class in its glossy pages. The magazine is running ads for huge discount retailer Wal-Mart alongside upscale designers such as Gucci , Oscar de la Renta and Roberto Cavalli. The Wal-Mart ads are the latest sign that Vogue is lowering [...] Read More

    August 25, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    New H&M Openings, IM for Target, Lord &Taylor Coupon . . .

    Chicago Alert . . . H & M opens at Geneva Commons (534 Commons Drive, Geneva, IL 630-208-7228) on August 26th. Also opens at the Mall of America in Minneapolis at the end of this month as well. Target has selections from the Isaac Mizrahi Fall Collection on its site. For those of you looking [...] Read More

    August 24, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    New York Times: For Everyday Products, Ads Using the Everyday Woman

    By STUART ELLIOTT New York Times Published: August 17, 2005 Madison Avenue is increasingly interested in using everyday women in advertising instead of just waifish supermodels. [...] Read More

    August 23, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Finally . . . A Chicago Sample Sale

    Find the latest sample sales for Chicago, visit our sample sale page. The folks at Billion Dollar Babes is bringing their traveling sample sale to Chicago on August 27, 2005. There will be over 50 designers selling summer steals and current season merchandise between 50% – 80% off retail. Deals include: sass & bide dresses [...] Read More

    August 22, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    What’s New at Marshalls Department Store

    Marshalls has an designer denim event coming up in a week or so with Paper Denim and Cloth, Chip & Pepper, Joie, and probably some Sevens. Jeans will be priced $39.99 to $99.99. Plus . . . Marshalls bought the Carole Little line. This isn’t “new” news, but I thought I would share it with [...] Read More

    August 18, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Fashion from Victoria’s Secret

    Lately, there has been alot of buzz about Victoria’s Secret and it has nothing to do with underwear. The mall-based company, known for its affordable lingerie, has started to really promote its somewhat affordable clothing and shoe lines, as well as the lines of other designers like J.Lo, carried on their site and in their [...] Read More

    August 16, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Sears is Now Hot: BCBG Max Azria and Anne Klein Lines at Sears

    This line is no longer availableThis has been a week of new shopping discoveries. First Talbots and then Sears. Now all I need is for Balenciaga to do a line at Wal-Mart. Run, walk, roller blade, snowshoe, do whatever you need to do to get to your nearest Sears to check out the new Parallel [...] Read More

    August 12, 2005 by TBF