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  • Fashion + Style

    Dedicated Newsletter: Getting the Slip

    Dresses and slips go together like peanut butter and jelly….Ashford and Simpson…. Dolce & Gabbana. Dresses are everywhere this season- from fun jersey knit wrap dresses to white eyelet halter dresses. Yet, while everyone is promoting the return of the dress, few are promoting the return of its lifelong companion- the slip, except our friends [...] Read More

    June 15, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Latest Trends in Shopping: Jumbo Sales

    Trend Central recently wrote about the latest trend in shopping, called Jumbo Sales.  Jumble sales are like massive clothing swap parties—where people come together to swap clothing, listen to DJs and drink a cocktail (or two). These alt-retail events are still relatively new and based in urban centers like New York and London. However, any [...] Read More

    June 15, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Kate Spade Sample Sale: June 12-15th

    The Kate Spade Sample Sale is upon us. For 4 days only save BIG on (up to 65%) on accessories, shoes, and apparel from the designer. Sign up here. [...] Read More

    June 13, 2006 by TBF

  • Editor Picks / Shopping Guides

    Great Online Discount Stores

    Great Online Discount Stores figleaves.com - One of the biggest online lingerie stores in the UK now has a US based site and if you have a hard to fit bra size, this is the place to buy your bra!. They have a huge selection of designer undergarments, sleepwear, and swimwear from Dolce & Gabbana, [...] Read More

    June 12, 2006 by admin

  • Fashion + Style

    Site I Like: You May Now Kiss the Blog

    Kate Elizabeth Adams is getting married. To chronicle the anxieties and joys faced by a bride-to-be, she created the brilliant and perhaps the most creative blog I’ve seen in a very longtime, You May Now Kiss the Blog. In the blog, Kate ponders questions like “whose wedding is it anyway” (answer: everyone except yours) and [...] Read More

    June 10, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    The Budget Fashionista on Tour: Mall of America Tomorrow (6/10) at 3pm

    Hey all— I will be at the Barnes and Noble at the Mall of America tomorrow, June 10th at 3pm, signing books and chatting away about shopping, fashion, and my teenage escapades at Lake Harriet. If you just happen to be in the Twin Cities, stop by and say “hi”. [...] Read More

    June 9, 2006 by TBF

  • Swimwear Guide

    Swimsuit Trends: What’s Hot and What’s Shot

    Stop! Before you begin earmarking your fashion rags, realize that the cover model’s hot look of the season might not be right for you. When you buy yourself  swimwear, it is for your body. You will not morph into Heidi Klum just because   you are wearing the same itsy bitsy bikini. (Keep in mind, Heidi [...] Read More

    June 8, 2006 by TBF