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  • Fashion + Style

    High Vs. Low: The Bow Clutch

    The bow clutch is hot right now, and we wouldn’t mind carrying either of these luxe black satin options—one, however, is more indulgence than our budget can bear, while we might just take the other home for the holidays as a tiny splurge we can live with. So, which is which? Target.com The one on [...] Read More

    December 19, 2007 by Angela

  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Giant Metal Stars

    I live in an old neighborhood (my house is 80-years-old) and lately I’ve been seeing these giant metal stars, also called barn stars, popping up on the outsides of people’s homes. I had previously seen them inside, but putting them on the outside is a little disconcerting. Inside the house is bad enough—but unless you [...] Read More

    December 19, 2007 by LyzL

  • Guide to Decorating Your Home on a Budget

    Daily Deal: Metropolitan Champagne Flutes just $9.99 at Linens ‘N Things

    The Deal: Set of 4 Metropolitan Champagne Flutes just $9.99, reduced from $19.99 at LNT.com The Lowdown: Just in time for your New Year’s toast, these etched champagne flutes add a metropolitan vibe to the cocktail party (and beyond). Toast away with your favorite of four geometric shapes and designs, or pick up a few [...] Read More

    December 19, 2007 by Sabah

  • eBay


    Fashion Advice: Tips For Avoiding Fakes on eBay

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I bought a Burberry trench on eBay for $175. Is it too good to me true. I haven’t received the coat yet, but I wanted to be sure. The pictures look pretty convincing. Answer: The rule of thumb when it comes to eBay is that if looks like a fake, priced like [...] Read More

    December 19, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Should Old Evergreens Be Forgot

    Fresh flowers are gorgeous any time of year, especially around christmas. I love setting out flower arrangements for a party, or a few friends, or just myself; basically, I look for any reason to buy flowers. They are the perfect way to make your house look festive and special, but they can get expensive, so [...] Read More

    December 18, 2007 by LyzL