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  • Advice

    Fashion Advice: Black Denim Jeans?

    Dear Budget Fashionista, Are black denim jeans at all acceptable? I’ve never cared for them, but the director of my department at work doesn’t like blue denim, so we can’t wear it. Answer: The 80’s are back and so are its jeans. Black (although with gray, yellow, red, and hot pink) denim jeans are very [...] Read More

    August 6, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Knee High Socks

    Those of us who attended parochial school probably have nightmares involving knee high socks. However the socks join colored tights as this fall’s biggest trend in hosiery. If you have great legs and are under the age 25, these socks can be an inexpensive way to update your wardrobe. If you’re over 25, you might [...] Read More

    August 6, 2007 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Product review: Loreal Enhanced Formula Ineral Hair Fixer, $8.29-$8.75

    What: Sabina reviews a product that fixes hair that’s been ruined by chemical treatments, $8.29-$8.75 [...] Read More

    August 4, 2007 by TBF

  • 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