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  • Fashion + Style

    Style vs. Substance: David Weinberger on Fake Louis Vuitton Handbags

    What’s the ugliest bag you’ve ever seen? Close your eyes, I’ll remind you. Start with an unfashionable color, add a poorly executed two-letter-combination logo and top if off with some flowers that look like clip art. Can you picture it? Need another hint? It’s also the bag on the top of your wish list. [...] Read More

    February 2, 2005 by TBF

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    New York City Tax Free Week

    In an effort to get you to spend money during the post Christmas shopping lull, NYC’s Tax-free week starts today. Through Feb 6th, no tax will be charged on clothing and footwear for items under $110. My advice is to stay and home and put that $110 dollars towards paying off the money you charged [...] Read More

    January 31, 2005 by TBF

  • Advice

    Ugg Boots: Readers Respond to the Future of Uggs

    The emails have been pouring in response to Alyssa Wodtke’s essay on the demise of the Ugg. The comments tend to have a distinct West Coast vs. East Coast vibe—with a majority of folks from the West still loving the Uggs and a majority of folks from the East wishing that they would fall off [...] Read More

    January 31, 2005 by TBF

  • Advice

    Ugg Boots: Alyssa Wodtke Gives us Her Thoughts on the Demise of the Ugg

    From the first day I saw Cameron Diaz in a magazine walking around 75 degree LA in shorts and Uggs boots, I’ve been anxiously awaiting the demise of this unfortunate trend. The Uggs boot, it’s safe to say, is ugly. Bulky, blah, flat, and merely functional, the Uggs boot added nothing to the world of [...] Read More

    January 26, 2005 by TBF

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    My Spring Fashion Picks

    Hands down spring is my favorite time of year—influenced greatly by the fact that my birthday falls right in the middle of this glorious season. Besides my birthday (April 5th—well wishes and gifts are accepted), spring is also when fashion sheds its wool covered skin, and exposes it vibrant, silk drenched self. During spring, a [...] Read More

    January 24, 2005 by TBF