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  • Fashion + Style

    Shopping Rumor: TopShop and Nordstrom Headed to Manhattan?

    I must have done something right . . . First the book is doing well AND I just got a note from a secret spy that Topshop and Nordstrom’s are casing Manhattan for locations. Now all I need is for Andre Leon Talley to come pick me up in his limo and whisk me away [...] Read More

    June 1, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    NYC Sample Sales: Theory and Tory Burch

    Theory Date & Time: 6/5-6/9 (10-6 on Monday, Wednesday & Friday; 10-7 on Tuesday & Thursday) Address: 261 W. 36th St., between Seventh & Eighth Aves., 2nd fl. Phone: 212-947-8748 Tory Burch Date &Time: 6/13-6/16 (10-7 on Tuesday & Thursday; 10-6 on Wednesday & Friday) Address:261 W. 36th St., between Seventh & Eighth Aves., 2nd [...] Read More

    June 1, 2006 by TBF

  • How to Shop Series

    How to Shop a Sample Sale

    A traditional sample sale is when a designer, design house, or store sells its “sample” merchandise, merchandise created to promote the designer’s line in fashion shows or showings to store buyers, and/or for use in photo spreads for magazines like Vogue, Elle, etc.  This is one of the reasons why most true sample sales (not [...] Read More

    May 30, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Muffy Don’t Play: The Lily Pulitzer Warehouse Sale Summer 2006

    It’s back and it’s about to get nasty . . . Lily Pulitzer is having its semi-annual warehouse sale June 14-17th in Valley Forge, PA. Find heavily discounted merchandise from previous and current season in a wide range of sizes. One year I’m positive I saw a small bottle of vaseline* nestled in someone’s Vera [...] Read More

    May 29, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Miami’s First Designer Outlet Boutique . . . .

    or at least that’s what the press release says.. Check out the Red Door, a new trendy outlet store that just opened in Miami. Head to the store and find up to 90% off on brands like True Religion, Diesel, Juicy, Hugo Boss, Joie, Seven, Gold Hawk, etc. And the store caters to women, men, [...] Read More

    May 28, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Memorial Day Sales

    - Stores like Daffy’s and outlet malls like the nationwide Chelsea Premium Outlets are having big sales this weekend.  I heard the Saks outlet has a major coupon circulating around shopping circles. - A big Memorial Day shout out to Rebecca, of the wonderful blog Space Between My Peers, for reviewing my book so quickly [...] Read More

    May 27, 2006 by Kathryn

  • Fashion + Style

    Interview: Kathi O’Neil, publisher- Portland Picks

    I hated dating, which is why I got married. ( okay, I was also in love). But I remember dating as being so time consuming. You have to find a guy. You have to get him to ask you out. You have to find something to wear on the date. You have to find something [...] Read More

    May 27, 2006 by TBF