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    The Cultural Right to Shoes

    For centuries, women have paid a significant amount of attention to the decoration of their feet. From pre-revolutionary China to postmodern America, the adornment of women’s feet has become a global priority. Like my predecessors (and contemporaries), I feel the need to adorn my feet in as many different ways as possible, thus my obsession [...] Read More

    July 25, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fall Fashion 2005 Part 2: Use Hollywood as Your Guide

    This Fall, fashion mixes the glamor of old school Hollywood with a few new school twists. The teenie bopper icons of the past few seasons, like Paris Hilton and the Olsen Twins, have been replaced by Kathryn Hepburn, Mama Madonna, Grace Kelly and young in love Demi. So to prepare you for fall, take a [...] Read More

    July 21, 2005 by Kathryn

  • Steals + Deals

    Jimmy’Z is back with a twist

    Straight from the wonderful folks at Youth Intelligence’sTrend Central. ALL Budget Fashionistas must sign up for their newsletter—full of the latest tips and trends, usually geared to 16-25 year olds. However us “old” people can gain a lot from the newsletter as well. Celebrity style for the masses With a little help from Aeropostale Inc., [...] Read More

    July 19, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Top Ten Fall Fashion Picks

    1. Interview With a Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles. Use this movie as a guide to your fall 2005 looks. The flowing “romantic” shirts, the velvet and brocade, the rich violets and deep blacks are taken right off Tom Cruise’s and Brad Pitt’s backs. Even the pasty skin is in. Also hot dog colors had a [...] Read More

    July 16, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    TBF Tool: How to Unshrink a Wool Sweater

    Photo credit: Shutterstock : Accidentally shrink your favorite wool sweater? Well, this tip gives you instructions on how to unshrink that sweater in using your own kitchen sink [...] Read More

    July 16, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    How to Wash a Cashmere

    No need to head to the nearest drycleaners . . . Save a ton of money by laundering your cashmere sweaters at home. In fact, gently washing your cashmere sweaters at home will save you money on dry cleaning and prolong the life of your sweater. How to Wash Cashmere First check to make sure [...] Read More

    July 16, 2005 by Kathryn

  • Steals + Deals

    The New Holiday Inn: Outlet Malls

    Road trips are the quintessential summer adventure. As a kid, my family would pile into the Chevy Cavalier to take summer road trips to exciting places like Topeka, Kansas, and Jonesboro, Arkansas. No matter where we were on the interstate, there was always a Holiday Inn at the next exit. Twenty years later, Holiday Inns [...] Read More

    July 15, 2005 by TBF