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  • Steals + Deals

    Daily Deal: Way More Fun Than a Free Lunch

    The Deal: Free Stuff from Allure The Lowdown: During the month of August, Allure is giving away free stuff—over 20,000 items total (no, that’s not a typo). The loot includes a $1600 Jimmy Choo bag, appointments with celebrity hair gurus, and more makeup, perfume, and accessories than you can shake a Farouk Chi Turbo Flat-iron [...] Read More

    August 1, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    What to Buy Fall 2007: Your Grandmother’s Quilt

    What: Texture by way of quilting, cropping up on items from head to toe for fall. What the fashion heads say: Laird Borrelli-Persson at Style.com: Minimalism may have roared back to life on certain runways (if minimalism can be said to roar), but more than a few designers remain resolutely committed to pattern play and [...] Read More

    August 1, 2007 by TBF

  • Trend Alert: Summer Fedoras

    What: New Yorkers have got it made in the shade, protecting delicate city skin from the sun’s blazing rays with – what else? – super cool summer fedoras. What the fashion heads say: From New York Times Fashion & Style page: The straw fedora, with its rakish snap brim, is the summer status symbol. The [...] Read More

    July 31, 2007 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    St. Ives Mineral Therapy Advanced Body Moisturizer, about $4.99 for 13.5 oz.

    What: Sabina reviews St. Ives latest Swiss Formula, Mineral Therapy, which purports to “replenish nutrients” while formulated for “maximum moisture.” The Lowdown: There’s a whole bunch of holistic-sounding buzzwords on the bottle, which, I might add, I’m a sucker for. It claims it will “rejuvenate” my skin with “therapeutic” moisture, via the inclusion of potassium [...] Read More

    July 30, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Nay (Cause there’s really no Yea): Croc Fall 2007

    I totally had another yea or nay planned for today, but I just had to share these shoes from Croc’s Fall 2007 line. I’m really trying to give the croc people a chance. I even wrote a somewhat nice review of their new You by Croc line. But these shoes are the ugliest shoes I’ve [...] Read More

    July 30, 2007 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Working at the Mall Can Lead to Bigger Things

    What: Execs at your favorite retail establishments are raking in the big bucks. What the fashion heads say: From WWD: “Tougher disclosure rules on executive compensation required by the Securities and Exchange Commission haven’t exactly made things clearer for investors and shareholders…. One thing is clear, though: Executives at retailers that performed well in 2006 [...] Read More

    July 29, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Nordstrom Designer Preview: What To Buy Fall 2007 IF You Win the Lotto

    Nordstrom’s Fall Designer Preview Shout Out: To the Pierce Mattie Fashion Blog [...] Read More

    July 29, 2007 by TBF