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  • Fashion + Style

    Love the Book (and Site)? Help Spread the Word!

    Thanks to all of you who went out and purchased “How to Be a Budget Fashionista” and made the book in the top ten of Amazon fashion books for the past 3 weeks! I still need your help to keep the book trucking along. [...] Read More

    July 14, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Soapbox Moment: Ashlee Simpson is the New Victoria’s Secret Model

    Credit: I Heart That Gisele, Tyra, Heidi, and Ashlee? What the . . . Ashlee Simpson has signed on to be a Victoria’s Secret model. Okay normally I wouldn’t care, however Ms. Simpson and her new nose is on the cover of this month’s Marie Claire Beauty and Body Issue with the following copy inside: [...] Read More

    July 14, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fall 2006 Fashion Preview: The Wide Belt

    The wide belt is another accessory making a major comeback this fall. The belt, sometimes called an “Obi”, from the belt/binding used to hold a kimono in place, was poping up everywhere during NYC’s Fall fashion week—over sweaters, dresses and even winter coats. How You’ll Wear it: - Over a grandpa cardigan sweater - Over [...] Read More

    July 12, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Plaid is Back: Fall 2006 Fashion Preview

    Inspired by the rise of British fashion houses like Chloe and Alexander McQueen (and the British pound), plaid is back for fall. Whether you’re sporting a traditional Burberry plaid or the lumber jack checkered plaid, you should have at least one plaid piece in your wardrobe. A perfect example of the emergence of plaid is [...] Read More

    July 12, 2006 by TBF

  • Beauty

    How To Apply False Eyelashes

    What was more breath-taking than the fashion in the hot new movie “The Devil Wears Prada”? Well, Anne Hathaway’s fabulous eyes, brought to the forefront of her face through the use of false eyelashes (and, yes, a bit of mascara).  Now, false eyelashes aren’t just for Hollywood starlets and fictionalized fashion editors- this inexpensive beauty [...] Read More

    July 11, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Shoe Boots: Fall 2006 Fashion Preview

    The hot new boot this season is actually a shoe. Everyone from Vogue to Topshop are featuring shoe boots as the new boots for fall. Think round toe, black boots, circa late 19th century, made of satin, with thick and/or lacey shoe laces. You won’t see me rocking a pair—they make chunky legs look chunkier—but [...] Read More

    July 11, 2006 by TBF

  • What to Wear

    How to Wear Black Leggings

    There were three things you HAD to have in your closet in order to be cool in the 80’s: a pair of acid wash jeans, an off the shoulder sweat shirt, and a closet full of leggings. Fortunately, the fashion gods spared us the return of acid wash jeans and let the more fashion friendly [...] Read More

    July 9, 2006 by Kathryn