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  • Fashion + Style

    Trend Alert: Faux Gems

    What: Big faux-gem jewelry and embellishments on everything from handbags to footwear to skirts and tops. What the fashion heads say: This, from Ellen Tien on the New York Times Style page: “As the weather becomes duller, retailers are turning up the sparkle and shine. Thinking bigger than mere sequins or beads, designers are putting [...] Read More

    November 30, 2007 by Angela

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    Topshop: Not Just In Manhattan?

    Topshop is officially opening shop in SOHO (in New York City), but plans are underway for several more US stores. According to WWD, Topshop is looking at opening at least 2 more stores in Manhattan, as well as stores in Las Vegas, Boston and Miami. Interestingly, and much like it’s chief US competitor H&M, Los [...] Read More

    November 30, 2007 by TBF

  • Gap Project Red Goes Designer

    What: Gap’s Project Red enlisted fashion insider Kate Grand to gather a stable of top designers like Proenza Schouler, Pierre Hardy to design one off pieces for the Project Red collection. Half of the profits from the sale of the garments will go to programs that provide anti-retroviral drugs for women and children affected by [...] Read More

    November 29, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    The Look for Less: Ceiling Medallions

    Ceiling medallions are a versatile way to add architectural interest to your home.  They’re easy to install, and can give your home stellar visual appeal. Hang a collection of them on your wall as wall art, or use them to frame your light fixture. One way to buy them is from an architectural salvage store [...] Read More

    November 29, 2007 by TBF

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Website Review: Mainstream Green

    What: The Budget Ecoist takes a look at the online TV show, Mainstream Green The Lowdown: Mainstream Green is an online TV show that teaches viewers how to green their homes. Learn how to make more earth-friendly choices when working on your insulation, explore incentives offered to homeowners by making green choices, and much more.  [...] Read More

    November 29, 2007 by TBF