Doug Wilson is a modern day Renaissance man – an interior designer, author, television showman and philanthropist. You know him from TLC’s hit TV shows Trading Spaces and my personal favorite, Moving Up. He recently made his dynamic home designs accessible to all with his new lighting line, Doug Willson Illuminations and his book, Doug’s [...] Read More
For those of us sick of “the monogram,” (read: monogram bags, monogram bracelets, monogram dog collars…) Alex and Chloe provides a refreshing line of upscale yet unlabeled accessories. Elegant jewel and cut class charms paired with Gothic metal pieces bring out the hipster in everyone. The designers’ paradoxical “Shadow and Light” collection features a Kate [...] Read More
We’re proud to introduce See Jack Shop, TBF’s brother blog that does for the fellas what The Budget Fashionista does for us ladies. The blog, which has been around since last summer, is written by myself, my lovely husband Tobias (who is WAAAY more humorous than yours truly), and other wonderful people who are both [...] Read More
Discuss this topic in the forum On the streets of Manhattan, generally the only “real” thing you can buy is a really good hot pretzel. As for everything else that gets sold on the streets – from CDs to clothing to designer handbags – they’re all bootlegs, or rather, fakes. At one point, New York [...] Read More
As a budget fashionista living in Boston, Filene’s Basement is my personal shopping mecca. At its flagship store in Downtown Crossing, where bargain hunting is practically an extreme sport, my favorite finds have included a powder blue peacoat for $38, a four-pack of martini glasses for under $10, and Calvin Klein underwear for $0.99. Still, [...] Read More
Reader’s Week Spring 2007: Roxy Dishes a GREAT Tip on Keeping Your Feet Dry During the Warmer Months
TBF’s Note: This is one of the most interesting tips I’ve seen and IT WORKS. Roxy’s Tip: I love wearing pumps and ballet flats without socks or pantyhose, but my feet can get pretty sweaty. Take your deodorant and rub it on your soles. You’ll be dry for hours. Roxy’s Favorite Charity: Big Sister Of [...] Read More
I have a small beauty tip. With the new red lipstick trend that has become all-the-rage on and off the red carpet, chapstick is a great, inexpensive way to keep the color from flaking and fading. The chapstick acts as a primer for your lips and keeps them looking luscious. Just apply a little chap [...] Read More
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