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  • Fashion + Style

    Free Paris Hilton Underwear at Mio Destino

    Hmmm… I could care less about Paris Hilton and her three week incarceration, but I do care about helping women. 50% of proceeds from the sale of these “Free Paris” undergarments go to benefit the organization Ovarian Cancer Action.  For me this is a yea on the charity and a big nay on the concept. [...] Read More

    June 5, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Macy’s Department Store

    It’s official. Macy’s now rules the world. [...] Read More

    June 4, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Site I Like: Christa-Taylor.com Provides Modish Style at a Reasonable Price

    There’s finally a store for fashionistas who, whether by personal choice or religious necessity, need modest, but trendy, clothing options.  Christa-Taylor.com has clothing that is made specifically for the “empowered traditionalists”, women who want “modish” (a combination of the terms “modest” and “stylish”) clothing options that show that style and conservativism is not mutually exclusive.  [...] Read More

    June 3, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    See Jack Shop: Post-Purchase Surveys: Take a Survey, Get a Coupon. Is it Worth it?

    Have you ever wondered if those surveys you get with your Old Navy purchase are worth the time and effort to complete? Well wonder no more. I recently took one of those surveys to evaluate the time it takes, how invasive the questions are and if the payoff, usually a percentage off, is worth the [...] Read More

    June 2, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Libertine for Target’s Go International

    Cindy Greene and Johnson Hartig of the clothing line Libertine is the next design group on tap for Target’s Go International line. The line is set to be in stores at the beginning of July. Libertine is an interesting choice for Target because Greene and Hartig don’t necessarily “design” pieces as much as deconstruct/reconstruct vintage [...] Read More

    June 1, 2007 by TBF

  • Advice

    How to Find a Personal Shopper

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I have gone on a weight loss program this year and have lost quite a bit of weight. I have no idea how to shop for a new wardrobe. Should I enlist a personal shopper to help me determine the best new wardrobe for me? [...] Read More

    May 31, 2007 by TBF

  • Advice

    The Litte Brown Dress Project

    Imagine wearing the same dress, day in and day out, for 1 year. Pretty hard to imagine, right? Not if your Seattle mom Alex Martin. Martin wore the same brown dress, a dress that she made herself, everyday from July 7, 2005 to July 7, 2006 and chronicled it in her blog/journal called The Little [...] Read More

    May 30, 2007 by TBF