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  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Giant Metal Stars

    I live in an old neighborhood (my house is 80-years-old) and lately I’ve been seeing these giant metal stars, also called barn stars, popping up on the outsides of people’s homes. I had previously seen them inside, but putting them on the outside is a little disconcerting. Inside the house is bad enough—but unless you [...] Read More

    December 19, 2007 by LyzL

  • Guide to Decorating Your Home on a Budget

    Daily Deal: Metropolitan Champagne Flutes just $9.99 at Linens ‘N Things

    The Deal: Set of 4 Metropolitan Champagne Flutes just $9.99, reduced from $19.99 at LNT.com The Lowdown: Just in time for your New Year’s toast, these etched champagne flutes add a metropolitan vibe to the cocktail party (and beyond). Toast away with your favorite of four geometric shapes and designs, or pick up a few [...] Read More

    December 19, 2007 by Sabah

  • eBay


    Fashion Advice: Tips For Avoiding Fakes on eBay

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I bought a Burberry trench on eBay for $175. Is it too good to me true. I haven’t received the coat yet, but I wanted to be sure. The pictures look pretty convincing. Answer: The rule of thumb when it comes to eBay is that if looks like a fake, priced like [...] Read More

    December 19, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Should Old Evergreens Be Forgot

    Fresh flowers are gorgeous any time of year, especially around christmas. I love setting out flower arrangements for a party, or a few friends, or just myself; basically, I look for any reason to buy flowers. They are the perfect way to make your house look festive and special, but they can get expensive, so [...] Read More

    December 18, 2007 by LyzL

  • Fashion + Style

    Bluefly Offline Store

    What: Bluefly.com, the online discount designer retailer, recently opened a holiday store at Underground-NYC (39th and 6th Ave/Avenue of Americas) What They Say: From WWD: Bluefly’s Underground-NYC shop features: Moncler, Via Spiga and DKNY coats; boots by Prada, Michael Kors, Fendi , Tod’s and Dolce & Gabbana, and handbags by Marc by Marc Jacobs, Ferragamo, [...] Read More

    December 18, 2007 by TBF