I love Vogue, but September’s 1,000 page orgy of ads, editorials, and advertorials (the combination of advertisements and editorials) was just too much. It took me a week to look through the book and 2 weeks to recover from the repetitive stress syndrome caused by turning a thousand pages. Vogue, of all publications, should know [...] Read More
So I just returned from my 10 year High School reunion. It was good to reconnect with old friends, some of which I had not seen since I boarded a flight East in the summer of 1994. What was EXTREMELY funny was that the “cool” people were still “cool”—well at least amongst themselves. In fact, [...] Read More
This weekend I’m headed to the tropical metropolis of Minneapolis, Minn., for my dreaded 10th year high school reunion. Why do I dread my reunion? Because I went to school with some very evil children. Think Children of the Corn in GAP jeans. So in order to get through it, I came up with answers [...] Read More
Rebecca, one of our new editorial assistants and humble bargain sidekick, learned that communication is the key when it comes to putting together a show’s goodie bag; Liz Lange, the designer of fabulous clothes for expecting women, had enough maxi pads in her goodie bag to absorb the Hudson river. Jenn, our new marketing genius, [...] Read More
I refuse to pay $100 bucks for a pair a pants without lining. Lining, the cheap satin-like material that lines your garments giving them additional weight and drape, costs less than $1 per pair including labor. To not put lining in a pair of pants, especially a pair that costs over $100, is ridiculous and [...] Read More
What you see on the covers of the favorite magazines have been airbrushed, shaped, etc. I betcha you didn’t know that they can even add make-up and can take off several pounds (Queen Latifah on the cover of Uptown Magazine…hello) all with the click of a button. That is one reason why I encourage everybody [...] Read More
source This week is fashion week in NYC and the Budget Fashionista and gang is spread out all over the city—scooping out the latest fashions for Spring/Summer ‘05. As much as I like fashion shows, there is only one reason to go . . . the goodie bags. For those of you who don’t know,a [...] Read More
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