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  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Target’s Go International Patrick Robinson

    Credit: Richard Gary/photos.essence.com The Patrick Robinson for Target collection hit the stores this past week and I’m a fan!  Robinson, former darling of the design world and former head of Perry Ellis captures a bohemian chic vibe with this collection, with just the right dose of wit, color and lightness for summer. Ranging in price [...] Read More

    May 14, 2007 by TBF

  • Beauty

    Beauty Advice: Where to Find Insulated Cosmetic Bags

    Dear Budget Fashionista, HOT weather is almost here. Are there any insulated cosmetic bags out there to keep make up from melting? Answer: Avon has a cosmetic bag with an insulated inside for $15.00 ($3.99 when you select 2 color purchases). You can also try a company called IcyBag, which sells an insulated cosmetic bags [...] Read More

    May 13, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Am I too Old for My Style?

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m having a hard time nailing down my personal style.  I’m 26, have a 10-month-old, and am not sure if my style needs some updating.  I’m attracted to the whole urban style – jeans, T-shirts, junior-style clothing.  But should I try to be more sensible than that since I’m getting older? Answer: [...] Read More

    May 12, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    What to Buy Summer Fashion 2007: Polka Dots, Polka Dots, Polka Dots

    Polka dots are popping up everywhere this spring/summer. Whether you wear it from head to toe (like the expensive, but cute dress from Boden shown here) or as an accent to an existing outfit, this pattern print is a fun summer addition to any closet. [...] Read More

    May 11, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Supermodel Gisele Bundchen Parts with Victoria’s Secret and Heads to H&M

    Credit: Jamie McCarthy/peoplestylewatch.com Supermodel Gisele Bundchen, you know the Gorgeous Brazilian supermodel, recently parted ways with Victoria Secrets cause they wouldn’t top her $5 million+ salary a year. Apparently she’s jumping on the celebrity fashion line bandwagon and is talking with the folks at H&M about designing a line of lingerie for the store. This [...] Read More

    May 10, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Kate Moss for TopShop at Barneys Tomorrow

    Kate Moss’s line for Topshop will be in local Barneys nationwide starting tomorrow. The line has a mid-level price range of $20 to $300. Horrible red dresses aside, the line is selling well in the UK and some of the pieces, like the above dress and some of the tailored trousers are actually pretty stylish. [...] Read More

    May 8, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    See Jack Shop: Best Men’s Dress Shirts for under $10

    Although we will probably share a condo in hell with Sam Walton for saying this, Wal-Mart has the best cheap dress shirts on this planet. Their George line carries a limited, but respectable, number of cotton poplin dress shirt for well under $15.00. Some, like the one featured above, cost less than $10 bucks. The [...] Read More

    May 8, 2007 by TBF