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  • Fashion + Style

    P.S. More on Designer Knock-Offs (aka The Fake Debate)

    source Even Harper’s Bazaar, a magazine that I love, has a page in September’s issue called “Smart Shopping—Best Buys for Every Budget”. Here are the items listed on the page: DKNY jacket—$425 Kulson Vest—$430 Coach pump—$196 (the cheapest item) Miu Miu bag—$545 Tory by TRB top—$775 Patricia Underwood Hat—$220 Exactly whose budget are they talking [...] Read More

    September 23, 2004 by TBF

  • The Budget Holiday Shopping Guide

    Christmas Shopping in October at Macy’s

    Last week my new friend Cate and I went shopping around Herald Square (NYC). After spending two hours in H&M looking for “something in the color green,” we headed out into the damp New York streets. Everything was Tokay, until Cate suddenly stopped and shrieked “Please tell me that is not Christmas lights and a [...] Read More

    September 22, 2004 by Kathryn

  • Fashion + Style

    Vogue’s September Issue: Fashion’s War and Peace

    I love Vogue, but September’s 1,000 page orgy of ads, editorials, and advertorials (the combination of advertisements and editorials) was just too much. It took me a week to look through the book and 2 weeks to recover from the repetitive stress syndrome caused by turning a thousand pages. Vogue, of all publications, should know [...] Read More

    September 21, 2004 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    The Budget Fashionista’s 10 Year High School Reunion Wrap-up

    So I just returned from my 10 year High School reunion. It was good to reconnect with old friends, some of which I had not seen since I boarded a flight East in the summer of 1994. What was EXTREMELY funny was that the “cool” people were still “cool”—well at least amongst themselves. In fact, [...] Read More

    September 21, 2004 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Surviving Your High School Reunion

    This weekend I’m headed to the tropical metropolis of Minneapolis, Minn., for my dreaded 10th year high school reunion.  Why do I dread my reunion? Because I went to school with some very evil children. Think Children of the Corn in GAP jeans. So in order to get through it, I came up with answers [...] Read More

    September 16, 2004 by TBF