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  • Fashion + Style

    The Missing Photos: Average Sized Woman Absent from Streetwear Blogs

    What: Gemma Cartwright, of the uber popular UK fashion blog Catwalk Queen, takes on the streetwear bloggers who apparently can’t find any woman stylish woman who wears a size 10+ (but plenty of “plus size” men). [...] Read More

    August 3, 2007 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Trend Alert: Big, Big Hair

    What: Retro hair for summer, a la “Hairspray“. Think volume and height, achieved with rollers, teasing, bobby pins and, yes, plenty of hairspray. What the fashion heads say: This from elle.com: “Summer’s most stylish movie is certain to turn heads, and so are the hairdos “We’re feeling big hair in a big way right now.” [...] Read More

    August 2, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Jackets for Those of Us with Big Upper Arms

    Dear Budget Fashionista: I have a question regarding shopping for jackets. I always have a hard time finding blazers/jackets that fit because my upper arms are disproportionately larger than the rest of my body.  Any suggestions on what type of jackets I should buy? Answer: Look for jackets with a Dolman Sleeve or Kimono sleeve. [...] Read More

    August 2, 2007 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Playtex Delightful Dots Strapless Underwire Bra, $29.00

    What: Angela tests Playtex’s latest take on the strapless bra, available in black, soft taupe, and white. The Lowdown: The name is a mouthful, but it does the job. Not only is it strapless, underwire and delightfully dotty, but it’s also convertible (halter, criss-cross, conventional) and comes in half-sizes. All of which makes me happy. [...] Read More

    August 1, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    What to Buy Fall 2007: Your Grandmother’s Quilt

    What: Texture by way of quilting, cropping up on items from head to toe for fall. What the fashion heads say: Laird Borrelli-Persson at Style.com: Minimalism may have roared back to life on certain runways (if minimalism can be said to roar), but more than a few designers remain resolutely committed to pattern play and [...] Read More

    August 1, 2007 by TBF