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    End The Shoe Tax: Bill in Congress Could Reduce Shoe Prices Up to 40%

    What:Sens. Gordon Smith, R-Ore., and Maria Cantwell, D-WA recently introduced a bill in Congress, called The Affordable Footwear Act of 2007, the would reduce/eliminate import tariffs (aka “shoe tax”) on low to moderately priced footwear ($50 or less). The Lowdown: From the Portland Business Journal: The Affordable Footwear Act of 2007 would eliminate the import [...] Read More

    December 11, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Holiday Online Coupons

    Just a few of the online discount codes that have been circulating around the web. Please check to make sure they work, before buying. (thanks Alicia for the tips!) American Eagle Outfitters Coupon Code: 64152219 (15% off from Nov. 27 - Dec. 11, 2007) Armani Exchange Coupon Code: STYLE20 ($20 off $100 from ? – [...] Read More

    December 10, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Holiday Sweaters (and Shoes?): Yea or Nay?

    These are just wrong. It’s now time to have what is becoming an annual discussion on TBF— yea or nay holiday sweaters. Personally, I believe the only people who can successfully pull of the look is my four year old nephew and my second grade teacher, Mrs. Reber. Am I just being a Scrooge or [...] Read More

    December 10, 2007 by TBF

  • The Budget Holiday Shopping Guide

    Really, Really Cheap Holiday Gifts: Party Topics Placecards

    What: Party Topics Placecards, with 12 different conversation-starting questions printed on the back Who to give it to: The Hostess, anyone expecting a full table for the holidays Buy it: For $6.95 @ Wrapables.com —there’s also a set of Party Topics Coasters you could throw in for good measure. [...] Read More

    December 10, 2007 by Angela

  • Fashion + Style

    Trend Alert: The Body Conscious Party Dress

    What: The new shape in party dresses? Form-fitting. What the fashion heads say: This from The New York Times style page: “What happened to last winter’s easygoing party frocks that replicated simple geometric shapes, the circular pouf, the triangular trapeze, the rectangular shift? Turns out they were all square. ‘The baby-doll dress is dead,’ Sarah [...] Read More

    December 9, 2007 by Angela