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  • Fashion + Style

    Breaking News: Jane Magazine Folds

    What: Jane Magazine is closing shop with it’s August issue, according to the site fashionweekdaily. What the fashion heads have to say: Fashionweekdaily: “Jane will cede publishing with the August issue. The magazine’s complementary website (www.janemag.com) will be shut down as well.” What I say: Interesting, but not surprising. It’s hard to compete with those [...] Read More

    July 9, 2007 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    Reader Review: Blister Block Stick by Band-Aid, $7

    What: Lovely reader Sabina reviews the BLISTER BLOCK Stick from Band-Aid. Price: $7.00 [...] Read More

    July 9, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Fashion at Wal-mart

    A recent Wall Street journal article brought to light the problems Wal-Mart has with it’s apparel departments. Apparently, no one is buying clothes from their higher-end clothing line Georg, designed by knit wear designer Mark Eisen. I’ve written many times about fashion at Wal-Mart. Personally, I like some of the clothing at Wal-Mart (Once wore [...] Read More

    July 9, 2007 by TBF

  • Baghaus.com: Designer Inspired Bags

    With the recent Supreme Court decision regarding discount pricing, it will become even more difficult to find designer goods for less. While shopping the back rooms of Canal Street is always an option,  most of us would rather not deal with the ethical issues surrounding purchasing a clear “designer knock-off”, instead opting for “inspired” versions [...] Read More

    July 8, 2007 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    Schick Quattro for Women: Product Review

    What: Christiana takes the Schick Quattro, $9.19, for a test drive in the shower. Four thin blades, two conditioning strips, and a promise that you can “skip a day or two.” [...] Read More

    July 8, 2007 by TBF

  • Payless Scores Alice + Olivia

    Who: Stacey Bendet, the designer behind alice + olivia, will be designing a collection of shoes for Payless.  Prices of the shoes will be in the $20/$30 range. What the fashion heads say: from Pierce Mattie: Though the designer reportedly hasn’t even started sketching yet, she predicts that the designs will include brightly colored ballet [...] Read More

    July 7, 2007 by TBF

  • Oprah Opens Boutique

    Who: Oprah (do I really need to explain any more?) What: Opening a boutique to sell Oprah branded items and other stuff, right across from her Chicago studio. What the fashion heads say: from StyleDash: “The store will be full of Oprah-logo merchandise such as totes and workout gear that are already for sale online [...] Read More

    July 6, 2007 by TBF