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  • Fashion + Style

    The Devil Shops at Macy’s: Cheap Accessories at Department Store (Over) Prices

    So I’m in Macy’s looking for accessories to wear with my outfit for the book party (very punk rock meets ghetto supastar). My goal was to put together my entire book party outfit—including shoes and handbag—for less than $50. Here’s what I got so far: - A dress, $25.62. A Vivienne Tam knock-off. Off-the-shoulder drop-waist, [...] Read More

    June 28, 2006 by Kathryn

  • Fashion + Style

    Latest Book Reviews: How to Be a Budget Fashionista

    Thanks to everyone who read the book and posted a review. I REALLY appreciate it, especially the support from my fellow bloggers. I made a commitment to taking a “blogroots” approach to getting the word out about the book. If you write a blog and would like to receive a copy of the book to [...] Read More

    June 27, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Paris on Sale Summer 2006: June 28-August 5, 2006

    Break out the passport, the Paris sales are here—June 28-August 5, 2006. Twice a year Paris goes on sale for four to six weeks and it is during these sales (regulated by the French government sale quality merchandise from previous seasons) that one can actually find bargains (okay not all that cheap, but still better [...] Read More

    June 26, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Pants For Those of Us with a Little Junk in Our Trunk

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I have been trying to find pants that fit forever! Any advice for someone that is 5’ 10”, size 12 with long legs? I am also on a budget and too pear-shaped to wear “normal” pants. Help a girl with some junk in the trunk? [...] Read More

    June 25, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Yoox.com Weekend Sample Sale

    The designer website, Yoox.com, is having a major online sample sale this weekend. Although the site uses the term “sample sale” incorrectly, there are amazing deals at this event. Find Diesel jeans from $30, Paul & Joe skirts from $35.00, and Valentino tops from $48.00. Shop Yoox.com. Sale through this weekend. [...] Read More

    June 24, 2006 by TBF

  • Wal-Mart Sued for Selling Fakes

    According to Fashionwatch, Wal-Mart is being sued for selling fake Fendi accessories at Sam’s Club stores. According to Louis Vuitton, the parent company of Fendi , the Sam’s Club bags replicate the real Fendi accessories right down to the labels and signature logo and sell for almost 70% cheaper than the original bags. Wal-Mart [...] Read More

    June 24, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    This Week’s Coupon and Deals

    THESE COUPONS HAVE EXPIRED. FOR CURRENT COUPONS AND DEALS, PLEASE VISIT TBF’S ONLINE COUPON PAGE Coupons and Deals this weekend Spiegel—Save an Extra 25% off Clearance Merchandise Boden.com—10% off plus free shipping. UrbanOutfitters.com—Save an Extra 25% off Clearance Merchandise NeimanMarcus.com— Clearance Sale (up to 75% off), Plus Free Shipping with code: SAVE6 Lane Bryant.com Coupon—Save [...] Read More

    June 23, 2006 by TBF