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  • Fashion + Style

    New York Magazine: How Your Favorite Stores Make Money

    New York Magazine recently did an excellent report on the various ways businesses, from drug dealers to dollar stores to Goldman Sachs, make money. While the list is focused on New York based businesses, the magazine profiled three businesses/comapnies that are of interest to all shoppers- H&M, Macy’s, and a discount store.  The mark-ups on [...] Read More

    June 8, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Help for Smelly, Sweaty Feet

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I really like my ballet flats but they really make my feet smell. I tried putting power in my shoe, but that just wears away in half an hour and creams don’t prevent my feet from sweating. Please help! Answer: According to Dr. Mehmet Oz there’s a simple cure for smelly, sweaty [...] Read More

    June 7, 2007 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Comfortable Shoes Dr. Scholl’s Original Women’s Sandals, $28.99 at Dr. Scholls.com

    What: Dr. Scholl’s Original Women’s Sandals Price: $28.99, at Dr. Scholls.com My Opinion: Back in the day, my mom had a pair of the classic wooden Dr. Scholl sandals, which I believe she bought at our local Walgreens (my mother LOVES Walgreens).  I still don’t, to this day, understand how shoes made from the same [...] Read More

    June 6, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    TBF Forum: Join and Get a Free Book

    Our forum is up and moving and is an excellent way to get (and give) advice from your fellow readers AND post any fashion related news and information. As a “Thanks” for joining the forum, the first 200 members with at least five posts, will receive my eternal gratitude and a free copy of my [...] Read More

    June 5, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Free Paris Hilton Underwear at Mio Destino

    Hmmm… I could care less about Paris Hilton and her three week incarceration, but I do care about helping women. 50% of proceeds from the sale of these “Free Paris” undergarments go to benefit the organization Ovarian Cancer Action.  For me this is a yea on the charity and a big nay on the concept. [...] Read More

    June 5, 2007 by TBF