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  • Fashion + Style

    TBF Update: I got an Apple Nano, but…..

    … not the Apple Red Nano.Tobias said he was concerned that I wouldn’t get the Nano red in time, so he bought me a Nano in silver and gave it to me early cause I’m training to run a 5k (yes, I actually have to train to run a 5k.. that’s how out of shape [...] Read More

    December 7, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Cute Moccasins

    Dear TBF, I’m 22 and I work in a hospital lab. Although I wear heels to work, I bring flats with me when I walk a lot. Question,[1] I’m looking for cute, youthful loafers (is this an oxymoron?), where can I find them? Answer: Target. I purchased the BEST pair of black moccasins (shown above) [...] Read More

    December 5, 2006 by TBF

  • Advice

    Yea or Nay: Lauren Moffatt Coat, $400.40 on sale at ShopBop.com

    I’m a big fan of Lauren Moffat. Her urban chic designs that update classics like the military style coat touches my urban-trekker-conservative-socialite core. Even though I love her pieces, her prices tend to be outside my budget (and the budgets of most shoppers like myself).  But….. a winter coat is the one thing (along with [...] Read More

    December 4, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Best Gifts for Under $25- Oka B Madison Slides, $25.00

    Oka B Madison Slides Perfect for:  Stiletto wearing fashionistas, people who live in thong sandals, Moms, Grandmas, beach lovers, or anyone who hates wearing shoes Details: Throw away the thong sandals and score a pair of these adorable plastic slide sandals. The microplast technology relieves weary feet with arch support and beads that gently massage [...] Read More

    December 3, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Cheap(er) Designer Denim: Paper, Denim & Cloth to Lower it’s Prices

    The designer denim company, Paper Denim & Cloth,  has lowered the retail price on their new and classic denim lines to $90-$130 (from $150 and up). I’m not sure why they lowered it (perhaps competition from places like H&M and Target?). I wonder if other higher priced lines like Rock & Republic and James jeans [...] Read More

    December 2, 2006 by TBF

  • Site Reviews

    Site I Like: Bunions Over Beauty: Naturalizer.com

    When I was in college I thought I was going to be a politician and I took, as every future politician does, the first step on my path to the White House- I interned for a summer in DC. It was a very unstylish step. Style became a distance second to comfort after my first [...] Read More

    December 1, 2006 by TBF

  • Advice

    Fashion Advice: Can you Shorten Sweater Sleeves?

    Dear TBF, I wanted to ask if it’s possible to have sweaters altered. I have really short, T-Rex-esque arms, so it’s quite difficult to find long-sleeve sweaters (even in the Petites department) that don’t hang down over my knuckles. Is it possible to have the sleeves shortened, or should I simply resign myself to a [...] Read More

    November 30, 2006 by TBF