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  • Fashion + Style

    Breaking News: No More Isaac Mizrahi Line at Target

    Yesterday Liz Claiborneannounced that designer Isaac Mizrahi, the force behind the Isaac Mizrahi at Target.com line, is leaving Target to become the creative director of Liz Claiborne’s better-priced (read: expensive) women’s division. What does this mean for thoses on a budget? The End of the Isaac Mizrahi for Target line. While we can all agree [...] Read More

    January 16, 2008 by TBF

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Green Tip: Eco Your Candle

    Candles offer a wonderful opportunity to save on electricity. (They also offer a wonderful opportunity for romance!) But most people still use traditional paraffin candles.  Paraffin is problematic to the environment for several reasons.  First, it’s a petroleum-based product, so it comes with all of the environmental issues we face with gas. And let’s face [...] Read More

    January 16, 2008 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    DIY: Sunburst Mirror

    Sunburst mirrors are quite the rage and quite expensive. Home by Sunset offers a how-to for creating your own from a $7 lazy susan from Ikea (it is called Snubba and is not available online). The DIY network also offers this how-to for making a Papier Mache sunburst mirror. It seems more complicated than the [...] Read More

    January 16, 2008 by LyzL

  • Fashion + Style

    How to Buy Pearls

    You might think it’s old fashioned, that you’re too haute and hip for them, but truly there’s nothing more timeless than a string of pearls. Before you go out to purchase yours, here are some tips to follow: 1. Decide on the type of pearl you want. The three basic types of pearls are cultured, [...] Read More

    January 16, 2008 by Angela

  • Fashion + Style

    Around the Way: Damask Rugs, Turtlenecks for Him, Maternity Tights, and More

    The Budget Fashionista brings you the best tips and trends from our family of budget blogs: From The Budget Casa: ~ Give your crib a style boost with rich damask rugs, for less of course (view post here) ~ Add some elegant metallic vases to your current decor, on sale now at CB2.com (view post [...] Read More

    January 16, 2008 by Angela