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  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Where has all the Plus Size Gone?

    Dear Budget Fashionista, What’s happening to large size fashion?  It’s becoming harder and harder to find “nice” brands of large size clothes, particularly at a bargain. Is this a trend? The new, West Coast “flagship” Bloomingdale’s opened in downtown San Francisco with NO women sizes above 14!  And the 14s are few and far between.  [...] Read More

    December 14, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Want it There BEFORE Christmas? Online Shipping Deadlines

    If you want your gift to arrive BEFORE christmas, here’s the online shipping deadlines for some of the top internet stores Aeropostale 12/13 Ann Taylor 12/12 Ann Taylor Loft 12/12 Arden B 12/14 Bergdorf Goodman 12/22 L.L. Bean 12/ 21 La Redoute 12/14 Lancome 12/21 Spiegel 12/13 Urban Outfitters, Inc. 12/13 Amazon 12/21 3pm PST [...] Read More

    December 13, 2006 by TBF

  • Advice

    Yea or Nay: Denim Skirtall $25.00 at OldNavy.com

    Hey, Old Navy, I know that your parent company, Gap Inc., is struggling a bit financially, but that’s NO excuse to let kindergarteners design pieces for your stores. Skirtalls? Come on now. The last time I wore one of these I was still writing letters to Santa. Now, I’m not saying that all skirtalls are [...] Read More

    December 11, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Online Coupons: Bloomingdales, Liz Claiborne, Beauty.com

    Credit: Flickr Creative Commons THESE COUPONS HAVE EXPIRED. FOR CURRENT COUPONS AND DEALS, PLEASE VISIT TBF’S ONLINE COUPON PAGE Beauty.com-Get $10 off a Beauty.com order of $100 or more. Blommingdale’s CouponSave 20% off Fashions For Her, Shoes & Accessories! Now through Dec. 14th Enter code BRIGHT at checkout. Liz Claiborne30% off your purchase at LizClaiborne.com. Enter code LCFRIEND. Ends 12-11-06. Restrictions apply, see site for details. A/X Armani Exchange- Free Shipping. Use code: HOLIDAY at check out. Offer ends 12/18/06 [...] Read More

    December 9, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    What to Get a Tween Fashionista

    Give ‘em what they want Tobias and I always get into a heated discussion this time of year regarding the issue of gift giving (read about Nanogate 2006). I firmly believe in giving people what they want because if I purchase something that they don’t like and they don’t use then it’s a waste of [...] Read More

    December 9, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Site (and TV segment) I Like: Frontline’s Secret History of the Credit Card

    Here’s a little reality check as we head into the shopping season…. I recently watched a VERY interesting and timely piece by PBS’ Frontline called “The History of the Credit Card”.  In this piece Frontline, explores the rise of American credit card usage and the impact of this phenomenon on our country.  The information is [...] Read More

    December 8, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Hot News: Madonna to Debut Fashion Line at H&M

    Madonna is debuting a line this March, titled “M by Madonna” at H&M. The line will feature over 30 clothing pieces and as well as 10 accessories.  Unlike H&M’s designer collections, these lines will be available at all of the H&M stores. To be perfectly honest, I’m a little surprised by this announcement. Madonna is [...] Read More

    December 7, 2006 by TBF