TBF reader Ronica sent me tips products she uses to preserve her manicures: Sticky (that’s what it’s called) base coat ($5.99 at your local drugstore). A coat or two of this and my polish lasts WAY longer. Seche Vite Dry Fast Top Coat ($9.99. Gives a glass-like shine, makes polish last much longer, and dries [...] Read More
According to the shopping grapevine, the British H&M TopShop, is scouting locations for a mega store in Manhattan. The estimated 60,000+ store featuring contemporary designs at prices falling somewhere between H&M and Zara, would open in Spring 2007. [...] Read More
I’m a Ponds and Vaseline girl, but when the drugstore CVS sent me their new Regenerating Skin Care product line, I had to try it. This skin renewal program combines a variety of creams, serums and lotions infused with natural moisturizers and Amino Peptides to provide intense hydration for firmer, younger looking skin. According to [...] Read More
Q:I was reading Lucky Mag’s online site, and one of their websites of the week was cb2.com, crate and barrel 2. The website says it has modern styles . . . What’s the deal with 2 Crate and Barrels, and does this mean there will be two different types of Crate and Barrel stores, or [...] Read More
Dear Budget Fashionista: I absolutely love the “7 for all mankind” jeans—but don’t want to spend $120+ on DENIM! Any clue as to where I can find these jeans without hurting my bank account? Answer: Try outlet stores like Off Fifth the Saks Fifth Avenue outlet, Last Call Neiman Marcus Outlet. You should also take [...] Read More
Dresses and slips go together like peanut butter and jelly….Ashford and Simpson…. Dolce & Gabbana. Dresses are everywhere this season- from fun jersey knit wrap dresses to white eyelet halter dresses. Yet, while everyone is promoting the return of the dress, few are promoting the return of its lifelong companion- the slip, except our friends [...] Read More
Trend Central recently wrote about the latest trend in shopping, called Jumbo Sales. Jumble sales are like massive clothing swap parties—where people come together to swap clothing, listen to DJs and drink a cocktail (or two). These alt-retail events are still relatively new and based in urban centers like New York and London. However, any [...] Read More
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