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  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Turbans?

    Credit: Marcio Madeira/Style.com Turbans used to be the fashion domain of old school divas like Eartha Kitt and Leotyne Price. However, we’ve seen quite a few D.I.Ts (Diva’s in Training) rocking the cover head look this summer and models walked down the runway during Prada’s Spring/Summer Fashion show in turbans that cost more than your [...] Read More

    July 16, 2007 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    John Frieda Collection Frizz-Ease Hair Serum with Thermal Protection, $9

    What: Sabina reviews yet another serum that promises to turn frizzy fuzzy hair into silk The Low Down: Having battled humidity induced frizz for as long as I can remember, I can’t help being skeptical of all the new “miracle” products that keep popping up. While this new serum by John Frieda isn’t some magical [...] Read More

    July 15, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Trend Alert: Wide-Leg Jeans

    What: The wide-leg pant trend is gaining steam, with fuller-cut jeans and trousers, like these at the Gap, popping up everywhere for fall. What the Fashion heads say: From FabSugar.com: Wahoo! As I predicted, the skinny jean backlash has begun and wide legged jeans are on the rise. Don’t get me wrong – I have [...] Read More

    July 14, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Zara says No to Celebrity Lines

    .. well at least for now. What: In a recent Reuters article,  designers and executives from Zara as well fashion industry analysts, discussed how the Spain- based fashion high/low retail store has been able to maintain their success without a celebrity front. What the fashion heads say: From Reuters: “Some analysts applaud the formula: Luca [...] Read More

    July 14, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Daily Deal: You Can Never Have Too Many Shoes

    The Deal: Shoes.com Saturday Sale The Lowdown: Up to 60% off brands like Belle by Sigerson Morrison, Stuart Weitzman, and Marc by Marc Jacobs. The adorable flats on the left are on sale for $161.99—not exactly cheap, but certainly a bargain compared to their original $270 price tag. There are plenty of options in the [...] Read More

    July 14, 2007 by TBF

  • June Retail Sales Take a Nose Dive

    What: In June, consumer spending dropped 0.9% , the biggest drop since August 2005. What the experts say: USATODAY: “The drop was much bigger than the flat reading that economists had been expecting. It raised new worries about consumer spending, which is closely watched because it accounts for two-thirds of total economic activity.” What I [...] Read More

    July 13, 2007 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Daily Deal: Naturalizer Spring/Summer Sale

    The Deal:Naturalizer Spring and Summer Sale The Lowdown:I don’t care what anyone says.. I love Naturalizer because sometimes being comfortable is more important than being cute. This past spring, the store upped it’s fashion status by introducing several, more fashionable lines. Find shoes from $19.99 and handbags from $19.99 online at their big summer sale. [...] Read More

    July 13, 2007 by TBF