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  • Fashion + Style

    What to Buy Fall 2006: Isaac Mizrahi at Target

    Last week I had the pleasure of viewing Isaac Mizrahi’s Fall and Holiday 2006 collections at the offices of their NY publicists.  The collections represent a new maturity in mass market market fashions- better fabrics, solid construction, and affordable prices. The Holiday collection was particularly impressive, with long flowing empire waist evening gowns in chiffon [...] Read More

    September 22, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Site (and Store) I Like: Discovery Clothing Company

    The Discovery Clothing Company is a great store for budget fashionistas who live in the Chicago area. For less than 20 bucks, you can buy the latest fashion trends and wardrobe staples.  What I like about the store is that it’s a viable alternative to the usual trendy budget shopping suspects- H&M, F21, Wet Seal, [...] Read More

    September 21, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Fall 2006 What to Buy: JC Penney

    I’m not a big fan of JC Penney’s, but if the pair of chocolate suede “Rowen” block heel pumps shown above, from JCP’s Worthington line, is any indication of the store’s fall collection, I might have to add JCP back to my shopping arsenal. More great fall finds from JCPenney’s Levi’s Drain pipe Skinny Jeans, [...] Read More

    September 20, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

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    September 19, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    TBF on Geraldo-At-Large Tomorrow!

    Hey all.. I’m going to be on Geraldo At Large tomorrow, discussing the recent “handbag rental” trend. Pleaase check it out! Up next… THE WENDY WILLIAMS show!!!  Local listing times for Geraldo-At-Large [...] Read More

    September 19, 2006 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    Spa Week: September 18-24th and October

    Spa Week, a national event where spas offer great treatments for $50 and under, is happening now thru Friday. Head to the site to see the cities and spas participating in the week, as well as the services being offered. Visit SpaWeek.org [...] Read More

    September 19, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    The Final Word on Stretchgate: LYCRA Responses to My Letter

    Sometimes the squeaky wheel does get the attention. LYCRA’s parent company, Invista, did send a much appreciated response to my grammatically incorrect letter on Friday regarding what I now call the “Stretchgate” controversy at Spring 2007 Fashion Week. For those of you who haven’t read the post, click here to read it. I’m not sure [...] Read More

    September 18, 2006 by TBF