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  • What to Wear

    How to Wear Wear Cocktail Rings

    Dear Budget Fashionista, Are cocktail rings with semi-precious stones like amethyst, aquamarine, ruby, pink sapphire are still “in”?  and whether or not you could wear them everyday or only for special occasions. A: It used to be the only people who wore cocktail rings were women named “Marg”,  who lived in Miami with a husband [...] Read More

    August 8, 2007 by Kathryn

  • Trendy Deal: T-shirt Dresses

    “THIS PRODUCT IS NO LONGER BEING SOLD” What: The striped t-shirt dress continues to be a cool and comfy summer trend, and hot deals are to be had all over. What the fashion heads say: This from “Off the Rack” at people.com: We love the ease of dresses and the comfort of jersey, so … [...] Read More

    August 7, 2007 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    Product Review: Lumene Lift Touch Rejuvenating Cleansing Oil and Toner, $9.99 each for 6.8 oz.

    What: Angela tries out a cleanser and toner from Nordic cosmetic company Lumene’s “Lift Touch” line of products. The Lowdown: I’m not sure what “Lift Touch” is supposed to mean or why “arctic heather” is supposed to be good for my skin, but I’ll chalk that one up to a breakdown in cultural translation. These [...] Read More

    August 7, 2007 by TBF

  • Advice

    Fashion Advice: Black Denim Jeans?

    Dear Budget Fashionista, Are black denim jeans at all acceptable? I’ve never cared for them, but the director of my department at work doesn’t like blue denim, so we can’t wear it. Answer: The 80’s are back and so are its jeans. Black (although with gray, yellow, red, and hot pink) denim jeans are very [...] Read More

    August 6, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Knee High Socks

    Those of us who attended parochial school probably have nightmares involving knee high socks. However the socks join colored tights as this fall’s biggest trend in hosiery. If you have great legs and are under the age 25, these socks can be an inexpensive way to update your wardrobe. If you’re over 25, you might [...] Read More

    August 6, 2007 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    Product review: Loreal Enhanced Formula Ineral Hair Fixer, $8.29-$8.75

    What: Sabina reviews a product that fixes hair that’s been ruined by chemical treatments, $8.29-$8.75 [...] Read More

    August 4, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    The Missing Photos: Average Sized Woman Absent from Streetwear Blogs

    What: Gemma Cartwright, of the uber popular UK fashion blog Catwalk Queen, takes on the streetwear bloggers who apparently can’t find any woman stylish woman who wears a size 10+ (but plenty of “plus size” men). [...] Read More

    August 3, 2007 by TBF