The Latest

  • Group Travel


    How to Pack for a Long Weekend

    Dear Budget Fashionista, Could you post a topic on the newsletter about suggestions for a long weekend travel wardrobe?  I seem to run into the same problem every time I prepare for vacation—how to pack to look chic, but also be comfortable. I tend to do a lot of walking while on vacation. I want [...] Read More

    August 31, 2006 by TBF

  • Celebrity & Fashion Podcast

    TBF Media Alert: Gabbing on Fashion with Lesley of FashionTribes.com

    Check out this podcast with me and the lovely Lesley, the fashion powerhouse behind fashiontribes.com. [...] Read More

    August 30, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Vera Wang Comes to Kohl’s Department Stores

    Vera Wang will premiere a fashion and lifestyle brand titled “Very Vera” at Kohl’s department stores in 2007. Vera joins a long, looong, list of designers who realize that you make more money selling to average folks than selling to rich folks. I wonder if Ms. Wang, who as teen flew to Paris each season [...] Read More

    August 29, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Hearst Magazines Pulls the Plug on Shop, Etc.

    First Budget Living. . . now Shop, Etc.  Last week, Shop, Etc.‘s parent company, Hearst, pulled the plug on the shopping magazine. Apparently the magazine, did not reach the 1 million subscriber mark and wasn’t able to pull in enough advertisers to justify its existence in the mean world of magazines. Personally, I liked Shop, [...] Read More

    August 29, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    TBF on Great Day Houston

    Make sure you tune into the morning show “Great Day Houston” on Monday and watch me dish tips from my book.  I think I’ll be on at the 9am hour. [...] Read More

    August 27, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Perfect Ten on Sale: Trench Coat at Gap.com

    Everyone should have a classic trench coat in their closet and I recently found this great coat at the Gap on sale for $58.00. The big brown buttons and stitching around the wrists, updates this classic piece without making it too trendy. Now here’s the kicker—it comes in sizes xS to xxL and petite and [...] Read More

    August 27, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Paul & Joe Owl Bag: On Sale Now at Target

    The Paul and Joe Owl handbag is now available both in store and online at Target.com. The bag retails for $34.99 and if you want it, you better get it NOW. Based upon the comments left on the site about this bag, it’s going to be a hot seller.   [...] Read More

    August 26, 2006 by TBF