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  • Fashion + Style

    Courreges for La Redoute

    What: “Budget” collection from high-end designer Courreges, available online at LaRedoute Who: Andre Courreges invented the mini skirt in 1964 (which he paired with white go-go boots), the swing coat, and the A-line mod dress- making him one of the most influential designers of the last fifty years. After leaving Balenciaga in 1961, he started [...] Read More

    July 4, 2007 by TBF

  • Advice

    Fashion Advice: Can I Wear White After Labor Day?

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I recently splurged and bought an off-white DKNY trenchcoat…it’s lovely!  Do the old rule apply (don’t wear white before Memorial Day and after Labor Day) still?  HELP!  How can I wear my gorgeous off-white trenchcoat? Answer: Throw those old rules out.. you can now wear white anytime of the year without breaking [...] Read More

    July 3, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Yeah or Nay: Sunglasses the Last Affordable Luxury?

    Credit: Shutterstock As designer handbags and shoes push well pass the $1000 mark, are sunglasses the last bastion of hope for fashionistas on a budget? [...] Read More

    July 2, 2007 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Lastest Trend: Everyday Make-Up Tips on Youtube

    The hottest trend to hit the online site is “Do-It-Yourself” Make-up Tutorials. These tutorials, often filmed in bedrooms/bathrooms/closets, feature women (and sometime men) demonstrating everyday make-up tips in front of a camera mounted on their computers. While you should still have a copy of Kevin Aucion’s “Making Faces”, these videos are a great resource because [...] Read More

    July 1, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Rachel Pally to Design Plus Size Line

    Jersey knits designer Rachel Pally will premiere a plus size line this fall a Nordstrom department stores. According to WWD, the line will be “filled with Empire-waist dresses, wide-leg trousers and her other signature looks for the fall.”. Prices will start around the $20 and go up (way up from there). My opinion: Cheers for [...] Read More

    June 30, 2007 by TBF