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  • Fashion Advice: Tips for Dressing for a High School Reunion

    Dear Budget Fashionista, My 10-year high school reunion is coming up and I need help dressing for two events—a happy hour and an evening event. Help! Ready for Reunion Zappos.com Dearest Ready for Reunion, For your ten-year reunion you want to make a statement that says: yes, high school was fun, but my life is [...] Read More

    August 26, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: How to Be a Hot Mama, Not a Hootchie Mama

    Dear Budget Fashionista, It seems like department stores target two types of shoppers—Lindsay Lohan wannabes and little old Ladies. How can I, a mom in her late 30’s, continue to look hot without looking like a teen pop star or my grandma? Help, Hot Mama [...] Read More

    August 25, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Prada Sample Sale 2006

    *THIS SALE IS OVER. FOR MORE GREAT COUPONS AND SALES, VISIT TBF’S SALE PAGE* Location The Fuller Building at 57th Street and Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor Dates and Hours of Operation One Week Only Tuesday August 22nd – thrusday August 24th Appointments on the hour from 9:00AM – 7:00PM Last Appointment is at 7:00PM Registers [...] Read More

    August 24, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Quick Tip: USPS Shoe Mailer Box

    The US postal service recently came out with a new priority mail box for shipping shoes (order the shoe mailers from usps.com for free)  Now, if you decide to use the box for some other purpose, like say storing shoes in your closet, you may want to keep it on the hush-hush. Imagine going to [...] Read More

    August 23, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Arch Support

    Dear Budget Fashionista: I have a problem with shoes—specifically, flats and pumps. I cannot wear shoes without socks because my heels will always become irritated and bleed. In the summer, it’s ridiculous to wear stockings with cute shoes, but is there some trick I’m missing here? Or am I just hyper-sensitive? One more foot problem—I [...] Read More

    August 21, 2006 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    More of Your Favorite Beauty Products

    Trader Joe’s also has this awesome moisturizer called Utterly Smooth—it’s made to be used on cow udders when they’re chapped from milking. It’s very smooth to put on and dries fast and not greasy. Very hydrating and super cheap. I think it’s $2.99 for a tub. But I go through a tub in less than [...] Read More

    August 19, 2006 by TBF

  • Payless Launching Designer Shoe Line

    Payless is jumping on the bandwagon of designer for less and launching a new line of designer footwear by relatively unknown designer Laura Poretzk, of the NYC based sportswear line, Abaete. The company has tapped Laura Poretzky, founder and designer for the contemporary, two-year-old sportswear Abaete, to create the line. It will include four styles—the [...] Read More

    August 18, 2006 by TBF