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  • 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 Catherine

  • 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 Catherine

  • 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 Catherine

  • 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 Catherine

  • Fashion + Style

    What to Buy Fall 2007: A New Face

    What: The New York Times recently reported on the “democractization” of cosmetic plastic surgery. It now appears that a large percentage of those who are getting cosmetic surgery are “non-wealthy”, or as I would call it, broke, folks who are using borderline predatory loans (25%+) to pay for their surgeries. What the fashion experts say: [...] Read More

    August 26, 2007 by Catherine