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  • Reviews

    John Frieda Collection Frizz-Ease Hair Serum with Thermal Protection, $9

    What: Sabina reviews yet another serum that promises to turn frizzy fuzzy hair into silk The Low Down: Having battled humidity induced frizz for as long as I can remember, I can’t help being skeptical of all the new “miracle” products that keep popping up. While this new serum by John Frieda isn’t some magical [...] Read More

    July 15, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Trend Alert: Wide-Leg Jeans

    What: The wide-leg pant trend is gaining steam, with fuller-cut jeans and trousers, like these at the Gap, popping up everywhere for fall. What the Fashion heads say: From FabSugar.com: Wahoo! As I predicted, the skinny jean backlash has begun and wide legged jeans are on the rise. Don’t get me wrong – I have [...] Read More

    July 14, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Zara says No to Celebrity Lines

    .. well at least for now. What: In a recent Reuters article,  designers and executives from Zara as well fashion industry analysts, discussed how the Spain- based fashion high/low retail store has been able to maintain their success without a celebrity front. What the fashion heads say: From Reuters: “Some analysts applaud the formula: Luca [...] Read More

    July 14, 2007 by TBF

  • June Retail Sales Take a Nose Dive

    What: In June, consumer spending dropped 0.9% , the biggest drop since August 2005. What the experts say: USATODAY: “The drop was much bigger than the flat reading that economists had been expecting. It raised new worries about consumer spending, which is closely watched because it accounts for two-thirds of total economic activity.” What I [...] Read More

    July 13, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    American Idol Produces a Fashion Line

    What: American Idol and Lyric Jeans partner on a clothing line influenced by the songs and characters, er I mean, singers/contestants on the show. Prices of the items in the collection will ranges from $10-$40 and initially will only be in junior and girl sizes in select mid range department and mass market stores (think [...] Read More

    July 13, 2007 by TBF