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  • 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

  • Beauty

    How to Get A $100 Facelift

    What: Non surgical face lifts done at your local hair salon as seen on that pillar of news television, Access Hollywood. How: The tension from four, tightly braided and strategically placed small cornrows (near temple, near brow),  “lifts” the area around your cheeks, eyes and forehead. What the fashion heads say: $100 for a non-surgical [...] Read More

    July 6, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    The Rise of the Celebrity Fashion Line

    There’s a recent trend threatening to take over the hearts and minds of Americans. This is a threat so prominent, so pervasive that it may cause a fundamental rift in our delicate relationship with our closets. It’s the rise of the celebrity “designed” fashion line. Sarah Jessica Parker, Jacqueline Smith, Paris Hilton, Nicky Hilton, Daisy [...] Read More

    July 5, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Courreges for La Redoute

    What: “Budget” collection from high-end designer Courreges, available online at LaRedoute Who: Andre Courreges invented the mini skirt in 1964 (which he paired with white go-go boots), the swing coat, and the A-line mod dress- making him one of the most influential designers of the last fifty years. After leaving Balenciaga in 1961, he started [...] Read More

    July 4, 2007 by TBF

  • Advice

    Fashion Advice: Can I Wear White After Labor Day?

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I recently splurged and bought an off-white DKNY trenchcoat…it’s lovely!  Do the old rule apply (don’t wear white before Memorial Day and after Labor Day) still?  HELP!  How can I wear my gorgeous off-white trenchcoat? Answer: Throw those old rules out.. you can now wear white anytime of the year without breaking [...] Read More

    July 3, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Yeah or Nay: Sunglasses the Last Affordable Luxury?

    Credit: Shutterstock As designer handbags and shoes push well pass the $1000 mark, are sunglasses the last bastion of hope for fashionistas on a budget? [...] Read More

    July 2, 2007 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    Lastest Trend: Everyday Make-Up Tips on Youtube

    The hottest trend to hit the online site is “Do-It-Yourself” Make-up Tutorials. These tutorials, often filmed in bedrooms/bathrooms/closets, feature women (and sometime men) demonstrating everyday make-up tips in front of a camera mounted on their computers. While you should still have a copy of Kevin Aucion’s “Making Faces”, these videos are a great resource because [...] Read More

    July 1, 2007 by TBF