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  • Shopping Guides

    Fashion Advice: Where I Shop in LA

    Dear Budget Fashionista I hate wearing something and then going somewhere and finding someone across the room wearing the same thing! LA is such a great place for shopping! Where can I go to find great clothing at a reasonable price and not have to worry about running into someone with my outfit? A: There [...] Read More

    August 9, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    SwapStyle.com: Online Clothing Swap Site

    I’m the queen of buyer’s remorse, which is why I have a closet full of crap I just don’t need.  Luckily, I can swap out these items using sites like SwapStyle.com. For a small yearly membership fee ($9.95), you can “swap” unwanted clothing from your closet with other fashion lovers. You can also sell/buy items [...] Read More

    August 8, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    New Guides and Tips Posted on the Site

    Hey all . . . Don’t forget to check out the following new guides and tips posted to the site. Feel free to add your comments, thoughts, ideas . . . New Tips How to Create a Functional Closet How many times have you looked into your closet and thought, “I have nothing to wear.” [...] Read More

    August 5, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Gap.com Free Shipping Coupon

    THIS COUPON HAS EXPIRED. FOR CURRENT COUPONS, PLEASE VISIT TBF’S ONLINE COUPON PAGE I haven’t been too pleased with the Gap. Up until about 5 or 6 years ago, the Gap was the place you headed when you needed a basic pair of jeans/khakis/pants. Then some company exec(s) thought it was a great idea to [...] Read More

    August 3, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Whatever Happen to the Leisure Suit?

    This entry has nothing to do with budget shopping, but this was such a strange article I had to repost it here.. Mystery solved… LEISURE SUIT INVENTOR UNRAVELS READING DISORDER NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) [...] Read More

    August 2, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Hot Site: Built By Wendy

    I’ve been a big fan of the line Built by Wendy (BBW) for over 3 years. Wholly original, Wendy Mullin’s collection is sort of like Annie Oakley meets Internet Chic—comfortable, causal clothing with a bit of western flare. If jeans are your thing, then her site is a must visit, featuring updated vintage and contemporary [...] Read More

    August 1, 2005 by TBF

  • Advice

    How To Break in New Shoes

    So you’ve found that hot new pair of Loubies, but there’s a slight problem….the shoes are a bit too small. So we put together some simple tips to help you break in your new shoes. How to Break in New Shoes 1. Wear them around the house for at least 2 days, with a pair [...] Read More

    July 31, 2005 by TBF