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  • Eastern Style on a Budget: Pearl River Mart

    > If “Memoirs of a Geisha” has you jonesing for a kimono, padded jacket, or even a bamboo bird cage, look no further than the Chinese and Japanese influenced apparel and furnishings at Pearl River. The store, located a few steps from knock-off mecca Canal street, has graced New York city for over 30 years [...] Read More

    March 25, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Designer Lines at Mass Market Stores

    First, Isaac. Then Vera (Wang), Norma (Kamali), and Nicole (Miller). Fifth Avenue designers are all flocking to a stripmall nearest you in an effort to build their brand and pocketbooks. With so many designer premiering mass market lines, it’s difficult to know which ones are worth the Saturday trek to your Target. Here’s my picks: [...] Read More

    March 24, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Alvin Valley at Sears

    > Alvin Valley, a.k.a. “Lord of the Pants”,  joins Anne Klein and BCBG with a line called “Signature” at Sears. The line features mostly pants and skirts with Valley’s trademark expert tailoring and tummy slimming wide waist bands. Sizes range from 2-16 and almost all the pants are priced under $30 (some were on sale [...] Read More

    March 23, 2006 by TBF

  • The Best Coupons + Deals

    Filene’s Basement Coupon: 20% Off

    > THIS COUPON IS EXPIRED. FOR CURRENT COUPONS AND DEALS, PLEASE VISIT TBF’S ONLINE COUPON PAGE. Get 20% off of one item March 23-27th at your local Filene’s Basement. Just click on the coupon and print it out. (Thanks M&M for the tip!) [...] Read More

    March 23, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: The Prep Dilemma

    For more fashion tips for men, visit seejackshop.com Lately, I’ve received oodles of emails from men asking for fashion (and budget shopping) advice. It’s like Queer Eye has awoken their inner manista. Furthermore, I recently read a very interesting fact—that males under age 35 shop as much as their female counterparts. Interesting . . . [...] Read More

    March 22, 2006 by TBF