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  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Rent-A-Rock

    Socialites have always turned to jewelry and dress rental services to “borrow” unique pieces for special events.  With the introduction of services like those offering one-time rentals (like adornbride.com, with prices from just under a hundred bucks for a piece worth thousands) to subscription services (like borrowedbling.com, with monthly commitments starting at $29.95 for diamond [...] Read More

    August 20, 2007 by TBF

  • Trend Alert: Asymmetrical Dresses

    What: Style-watchers are all abuzz over the one-shoulder dresses cropping up on the red carpet as of late, on everyone from Drew Barrymore to Kate Bosworth to Penelope Cruz. What the fashion heads say: This from InStyle.com: “Stylist Philip Bloch considers the asymmetrical look an elegant, sophisticated one that flatters all body types: ‘By baring [...] Read More

    August 19, 2007 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Cynthia Rowley and Avon Get Creative

    Branding diva (and designer) Cynthia Rowley continues to find new markets, teaming up with Avon for a line of cosmetics for nails, lips, cheeks and eyes, in living color, part of a bid to up Avon’s cred with a younger, hipper set. The limited edition line will be hawked through a print ad campaign to [...] Read More

    August 18, 2007 by TBF

  • The Best Coupons + Deals

    Team Buying Comes to the US

    What: The collective buying trend moves stateside with the emergence of sites like eswarm and the no longer operable nethaggler. Still, the concept is not as developed as it is in China. What the experts say: Trendcentral: By giving users the option to name prices, nag merchants and band with others who want the same [...] Read More

    August 18, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Daily Deal: Further Reductions at Nordstrom

    The Deal: Upwards of 50% off at Nordstrom.com The Lowdown: A plethora of lovely pieces from labels like Tracy Reese and AG Jeans. The dress on the left, by Wilster, is on sale for $54 from its original $110. Don’t forget to check the 60 and 70% off pages as well. The end of summer [...] Read More

    August 17, 2007 by TBF