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  • 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

  • Fashion + Style

    American Idol Produces a Fashion Line

    What: American Idol and Lyric Jeans partner on a clothing line influenced by the songs and characters, er I mean, singers/contestants on the show. Prices of the items in the collection will ranges from $10-$40 and initially will only be in junior and girl sizes in select mid range department and mass market stores (think [...] Read More

    July 13, 2007 by TBF

  • Advice

    Fashion Advice: Conservative Fashion Tips for Plus Size Student

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I am a plus size, 28 year old college student that is currently working in a pizza restaurant. Where should I start?  I have taken the quiz in your book and it said that I am conservative. [...] Read More

    July 12, 2007 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    Boots No7 Intensive Moisture Face Mask, $20

    Photo credit: Shutterstock What: A deceptively priced face mask that promises skin that is softer and smoother [...] Read More

    July 11, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Tina Knowles Launches Line for HSN

    Who: Tina Knowles, Beyonce’s mama and the woman behind her “Barbie in Vegas” look launches a fashion line called Miss Tina for “Forgotten” women ages 30-50 on the Home Shopping Network. What the fashion heads say: WWD—“….I love the fact that the sizes go all the way up [2 to 24],” (Tina) Knowles said. “There’s [...] Read More

    July 11, 2007 by TBF

  • Beauty

    Beauty Tip: Keep Those Eyebrows Bushy

    What: Bushy dark eyebrows, the hot new beauty statement. Who: Sienna Miller, et. al. are continuing where Brooke Shields left off. What the fashion heads say:The Evening Standard’s ThisisLondon: “The actress proved rather heavy handed in the make-up department, sporting bizarre – and rather distracting – dark eyebrows and dramatic red lipstick during her recent [...] Read More

    July 10, 2007 by TBF