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  • Fashion + Style

    The Perfect Ten: Ten Things That Should Be in Every Woman’s Closet

    source It’s spring and most of us are starting to prepare for the big closet change-over. I started last week and I have a ton of things I’m selling on eBay and via my secret consignment shop weapon. As always, I double check to make sure I have at least these ten basic things in [...] Read More

    March 30, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Kohl’s—The Alternative to Target

    Somewhere between fashion-forward Target and fashion-confused K-Mart lies Kohl’s Department store. Growing up in the midwest, I remember Kohl’s mostly as a grocery store and then later as the department store where I begged my mother to purchase me a Miss Piggy Muppet Doll.  Recently Kohl’s has started to emerge as a fashion force for [...] Read More

    March 29, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Product of the Week: iPod Hip Tunes Belt, $29.99 at Target.com

    Someday I’m going to get an iPod and when I do I’m going to carry it in this hip little belt from Target. Target.com [...] Read More

    March 28, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Girlshop Moves Offline

    It seems that everyone is trying to follow Bluefly.com’s recent foray into the offline shopping territory. The ever popular online shopping store, Girlshop, has just opened a store in the meatpacking district. I’ve yet to check it out, but I imagine it is filled with goodies from Amy Chan and Lotta—perfect for the “subversive socialite” [...] Read More

    March 25, 2005 by TBF

  • Decorate Your Home on a Budget

    Club Monaco Tests Home Collection

    Apparently the folks at Club Monaco are trying to get into the home fashions business.  According to Trend Central, the store is testing a home collection in six of its New York City Stores. The line includes pillows, textiles, and electronics. Club Monaco reminds me of clothing that a hip German school teacher would wear—efficient [...] Read More

    March 21, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    More Beauty Tips from Your Kitchen

    Here are some more beauty tips from your kitchen. If you’ve got food allergies to any of the ingredients, don’t try the recipe. Skin. Honey + Oatmeal Scrub. Mix 1/2 cup of plain uncooked oats with 3 tablespoons of honey. Place on face and let sit for 10 minutes. Rinse. Cornmeal + Milk Scrub. Mix [...] Read More

    March 18, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: What is The Perfect Ten

    Recently, a reader sent me an email asking me to define the term “perfect ten”. Yes, a perfect ten can refer to someone who has superior physical beauty (remember that old Dudley Moore movie “10”), but it also refers to a body that has a 10-1-10 ratio between the bust, waist, and hips. In this [...] Read More

    March 17, 2005 by TBF