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  • Fashion + Style

    Tunic Tops: Spring’s Biggest Trend

    I’m all for the emergence of the ethnic tunic as the “must-have” item for spring. These colorful tops are comfortable, can be worn with jeans or with a skirt, and are available in all price ranges. But enough already . . . Another example of the over commercialization of a trend. Remember the Ugg boot? [...] Read More

    April 21, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Furniture for True Budget Fashionistas

    Although I’m a big fan of the furniture design shop, Design Within Reach, I still find their products to be a little outside of my price range. For Budget Fashionistas like myself, we have Design Without Reach. Warning . . . These ideas are highly addictive [...] Read More

    April 19, 2005 by TBF

  • Beauty / Product Reviews

    My Favorite Beauty Product: Vaseline

    This may sound a bit weird but Vaseline is my favorite beauty product. Yes, it’s thick and can be messy , but this petroleum based products has 1001 beauty uses. As legend goes, this product was found by the chemist Robert Cheesebrough in the late 19th century, who observed local factory workers in Pennsylvania using [...] Read More

    April 18, 2005 by Kathryn

  • Fashion + Style

    Coquette Faux Furriers: High Fashion for Vegan Fashionistas

    Info on Coquette Faux Furriers was just sent to me two days ago and I’m already plotting how to score the faux Leopard Skin Stole. Claire, the owner, started the site in 2002 to provide cruelty-free divas with sexy, glamorous accessories. It’s also a great store for Socialites in Training who don’t have the money [...] Read More

    April 14, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Designer Discount Tip: Legit Knock Offs

    By now, you’ve probably heard several lectures on the evils of purchasing knock-off designer bags. On a certain level, buying a knock-off is a bit cheesy, especially when you try to pass it off as the real thing. However, fashion has been knocking off each other since the beginning of style. Remember the Chanel Boucle [...] Read More

    April 12, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Cheap vs. Chic: The Shoulder Bag by Belstaff

    According to ever hip folks at Fashion Week Daily the bag from the British Leisure company Belstaff (think Banana Republic circa 1988), is the new “it” bag. Seen on the silver screen in the movie Interpreter by the dean of Fashionistas, Nicole Kidman, this overpriced canvas and leather bag is available at Barneys and Berdorf. [...] Read More

    April 8, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Kate Spade Sample Sale, April 26th-28th

    You heard it here first!! Kate Spade Sample Sale April 26-28th, 2005 Metropolitan Pavilion 125 West 18th Street (between 6th & 7th Aves) Tue, April 26, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Wed, April 27, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Thu, April 28 9 a.m.-3 p.m. [...] Read More

    April 7, 2005 by TBF