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  • Fashion + Style

    Trend Alert: The Body Conscious Party Dress

    What: The new shape in party dresses? Form-fitting. What the fashion heads say: This from The New York Times style page: “What happened to last winter’s easygoing party frocks that replicated simple geometric shapes, the circular pouf, the triangular trapeze, the rectangular shift? Turns out they were all square. ‘The baby-doll dress is dead,’ Sarah [...] Read More

    December 9, 2007 by Angela

  • Fashion + Style

    Daily Deal: JCPenney Friends and Family Event

    What: Get an extra 20% off at JCPenney’s Friends and Family Event, Dec. 9 only The Lowdown: JCPenney always has great deals for the holidays, and today, Dec. 9, get an extra 20% off for great savings. Be sure to read the fine print, however; the discount does not apply to electronic games and accessories, [...] Read More

    December 9, 2007 by Angela

  • The Budget Holiday Shopping Guide

    Really, Really Cheap Holiday Gifts: 100% Cashmere Scarf, $14.00

    What: 100% cashmere scarf in two colors: black (shown) and red. Who to Give it To: Husbands, brothers, “special” friends, and other hard to shop for people. Buy it: $14.00, Online only at Wal-Mart Wal-Mart [...] Read More

    December 9, 2007 by TBF

  • Beauty

    Beauty Trend: The Big Bang Theory

    What: Super heavy bangs are warming the foreheads of celebs and hair hoppers. What the experts say: Fringe benefits are apparently back in a big, bold way. Everyone from Reese Witherspoon to Zooey Deschanel and Suri’s mommy, Katie Holmes (not to mention, Suri, herself), is sporting these heavy eyebrow-covering bangs. This from InStyle.com: “Thick fringe [...] Read More

    December 8, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Holiday Accessories: The Easy Update

    What: Save cash by skipping the new holiday clothes, and update last year’s stuff with the hottest accessories of the season (that’s why we keep a Little Black Dress, right?). What the fashion heads say: Vogue.com says it’s all about “holiday ice”—the jeweled heel and semi-precious necklace. “There’s no better way to bring holiday cheer [...] Read More

    December 8, 2007 by Angela