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  • Fashion + Style

    Five Tips for Controlling Your Holiday Spending

    Personal finance columnist Liz Pulliam Weston shares her five top tips for keeping your spending in check, in a special feature for The Budget Fashionista. Five tips for Controlling Your Spending 1. Relax. When we’re pressured or rushed, we tend to make bad decisions. But retailers work hard to create a sense of urgency, so [...] Read More

    December 13, 2007 by Angela

  • Reviews

    Maybelline Dream Matte Pressed Powder, $7.99

    What: Tara reviews Maybelline Dream Matte Presses Powder, $6.49 [...] Read More

    December 12, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Beauty Trend: Gray Eye Shadow

    What: Smoky, smoldering gray eye shadow is taking the makeup counters by storm. What the experts say: This from InStyle.com: “Wear a rich, pigmented [gray] for a night club look, or go for a sheer wash of gray during the day,” says celebrity makeup pro Napoleon Perdis. What we say: Okay, so going gray may [...] Read More

    December 12, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Cheap Holiday Dress: Head to Thrift Stores

    The Lowdown: Broke? Like, really broke, but still want to look presentable at your friend’s office party (cause it’s all about the free food)? Then head to your local thrift store to score a holiday dress. Who’s it for: Those with patience, sewers and other crafty folks, vintage fashionistas, up and coming fashion designers, and [...] Read More

    December 11, 2007 by Kathryn

  • Fashion + Style

    Win This: Manimals - The New Ugg?

    To Enter, Join Our Community Lately, we’ve been hearing a lot of a new line of shoes called “Manimals”. Handmade in a third floor apartment in Jamaica Plains, Mass, the shoes are a crafty (and more expensive at $180 a pair) version of the ever popular Minnetonka moccasin. The shoes are ugly, but that’s never [...] Read More

    December 11, 2007 by TBF