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  • 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

  • Editor Picks / Shopping Guides

    eBay Shopping Tips: Are You Paying too Much on eBay?

    Never assume an item listed on eBay is listed at it’s lowest price. In fact, many times the items on eBay cost MORE than the item same item at a retail site. Case in point, iPods. 2GB Nanos can be purchased from Apple.com for around $149. However, on eBay several are listed for $160 and [...] Read More

    November 29, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    How to Get Designer Boots Online

    Dear Budget Fashionista: My question is – I live in a small town in Ontario, Canada and my shopping is limited.  I started doing more online shopping because my shopping time is restricted as I work two jobs and when I do get the chance to shop,  I have to travel 2 hours to Toronto. [...] Read More

    November 28, 2006 by TBF