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  • Steals + Deals

    Spiegel Ultimate Spring Sale

    La Redoute may be the new “it” shopping site, but old school favs like Spiegel continue to hold their own, especially in the swimwear department. For example, the Beaded Halter Bikini ($49.00) and the Embellished Sarong ($29.00), look like they would be perfect for a week in St. Tropez, or in my case, Coney Island. [...] Read More

    June 7, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    P&G Pulls the Plug on Reflect.com

    The custom beauty products site, Reflect.com, has been shut down by its parent company Proctor & Gamble. Apparently the site wasn’t producing enough dough for the beauty giant. Personally, I thought Reflect was a great idea with the wrong marketing & pr. Its been around for a couple of years and, until recently, I rarely [...] Read More

    June 6, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Free Shipping Coupon at the Gap.com

    This Coupon Has Expired. To find the latest coupons, visit the online coupon page. I’ve had my eye on this white silk skirt with blue flower print at the Gap for the past month. My free spending Fashionista side said “Buy it”, but my frugal Budget Fashionista side said “Wait, all Gap things come to [...] Read More

    June 3, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Quick Note: Lord & Taylor Coupon

    Lord & Taylor is having their Wear Now Sale. Save up to 15% off sale and regular priced merchandise now thru June 13. This Coupon Has Expired. To find the latest coupons, visit the online coupon page. [...] Read More

    June 2, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: How to Keep a Scarf on Your Head

    Dear Budget Fashionista, My girlfriend and I are wondering how to keep a silk scarf on our heads. Scarves always slide off our heads. This unpleasant fact always hits me while I am vintage shopping in the Village, feeling like everything is right on the world until I catch a glimpse of myself in one [...] Read More

    June 1, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Stella McCartney for H&M

    About three weeks ago, I reported on grumblings that Stella McCartney was to design a collection for H&M. Well it’s now official, Stella McCartney is coming to select H&M stores across Europe and North America (which pretty much means New York) in November 2005. McCartney, whose dad is former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney, is the [...] Read More

    June 1, 2005 by TBF

  • Embarassment Loves Company: Readers Respond

    In last week’s Fashion Trends newsletter, I wrote about my past fashion mistakes. Seems like we’ve all have a few fashion mishaps lurking in our closets. Here are some responses from readers. “my fashion disaster was definitely tye-dye. My mom dressed me in it from head to toe. rainbow tye-dye! ugh! someone save me!” “my [...] Read More

    May 31, 2005 by TBF