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  • 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

  • Advice

    Fashion Advice: Conservative Fashion Tips for Plus Size Student

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I am a plus size, 28 year old college student that is currently working in a pizza restaurant. Where should I start?  I have taken the quiz in your book and it said that I am conservative. [...] Read More

    July 12, 2007 by TBF

  • Reviews

    Boots No7 Intensive Moisture Face Mask, $20

    Photo credit: Shutterstock What: A deceptively priced face mask that promises skin that is softer and smoother [...] Read More

    July 11, 2007 by TBF