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  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay:  Yellow, Hot Color for Fall 2007

    This fall’s hot new color is yellow, mainly muted yellows like mustard, with the color appearing in clothing, accessories, and even home furnishings. Not an easy color for most people to wear (it gives 99% of the women in the world a “washed” look), the key to pulling off the look is to layer it [...] Read More

    August 13, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Join Fashion Gab and Receive a Copy of How to Be a Budget Fashionista

    I started the Fashion Gab forum as an easier way for us to continue the discussions we have in the comment section of the blog. It’s also a great way to receive instant advice on a variety of fashion and beauty related issues. As a “Thanks” for joining the forum, the first 400 members with [...] Read More

    August 11, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Atlanta gets an H&M

    What: H&M, the hi-low fashion mecca, is opening 24,000 sq foot store in Atlanta’s Atlantic Station in March 2008. It will be the first (and only, at least for the moment) H&M store in the southeastern part of the US. What the fashion heads say: from WWD: “The store will carry the full line of [...] Read More

    August 10, 2007 by TBF

  • Sean John Women’s Line to Launch Holiday 2007

    What:Apparel manufacturer G-III and Sean Combs, aka Puff Daddy, aka P-Diddy, aka Sienna Miller’s Fling, is relaunching the Sean John Women’s line this holiday season. Pieces from the line may be found online at drjays.com.  What the fashion heads say: From the Sean John Press release: While focusing on denim pieces such as jeans, dresses [...] Read More

    August 10, 2007 by TBF

  • Advice

    How to Wear Wear Cocktail Rings

    Dear Budget Fashionista, Are cocktail rings with semi-precious stones like amethyst, aquamarine, ruby, pink sapphire are still “in”?  and whether or not you could wear them everyday or only for special occasions. A: It used to be the only people who wore cocktail rings were women named “Marg”,  who lived in Miami with a husband [...] Read More

    August 8, 2007 by Kathryn