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  • Trend Watch: Mini Bags

    What: The ping-pong of bag size continues. After seasons of shouldering hefty handbags (in which you could actually fit your stuff), the backlash has begun as postcard sized purses appear on the style horizon. What the fashion heads say: This from the New York Times: Now a more bohemian set of fashionable women is adopting [...] Read More

    August 29, 2007 by TBF

  • High Vs. Low: The Ankle Boot

    The Challenge: With fall’s tights and tweed skirts, nothing goes better, really, than a hot little pair of ankle boots. Here are two options, one budget, the other a major splurge. Can you tell which is which? The top look will have you digging deep, an (admittedly gorgeous) Prada Patent Boot priced at $550, available [...] Read More

    August 28, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    What to Buy for Fall 2007: Tights

    What: Way back in February, TBF told you to stock up on tights, so we’re hoping you did. Tights are everywhere for fall, seen especially in bold colors, and the season’s top neutral – gray. What the fashion heads say: This on the fall tight forecast from iVillage.com’s Beauty and Style page: “We all welcome [...] Read More

    August 28, 2007 by TBF

  • The Best Coupons + Deals

    Yea or Nay: Catalogs

    A month ago, I received a catalog in the mail and was tempted to purchase what appeared to be a soft pink knit summer dress for $15. For a week, I anxiously waited next to my mailbox for the dress. Finally, after 5-7 business days of course, it arrived looking like a hot pink polyester [...] Read More

    August 27, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    What to Buy for Fall 2007: Wooden Accessories

        What: Glitter and shine not your thing? Then you’ll embrace this trend for fall – a more subtle way to accessorize, with wood. What the fashion heads say: Candy Pratts Price at Style.com calls wood “the most innovative and interesting new material for fall accessories.” What I say: With fall’s rich tones, tailored [...] Read More

    August 26, 2007 by TBF