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  • Steals + Deals

    Site I Like: PeakUniques.com

    I love the internet because it’s creating a community of women who are truly doing their own thing. Like the two women behind the web boutique PeakUniques.com. The store carries a variety of cute accessories for working women.  My favorite piece is the white bag (price $249.95) shown above that is actually, believe it or [...] Read More

    May 20, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Stores I Like: Pier 1 Imports Clearance Stores

    My friend Barb is brilliant, beautiful, and beyond practical. I mean, she develops SQL databases for fun. She’s even cheaper than me, refusing to pay more than $10 for any piece of clothing (I called her the budget-budget fashionista). At a size 4, she can actually do this without looking like a K-Mart Paris Hilton. [...] Read More

    May 18, 2006 by TBF

  • Advice / What to Wear

    Where to Find Plus Size Tights

    Dear Budget Fashionista: Hi! I’ve just started getting into “fashion” hose and tights in order to liven up my boring lawyer wardrobe. However, I have a few problems. First, I am plus size. Second, I live in a pretty un-trendy town, and I was wondering if you could suggest some online retailers for this type [...] Read More

    May 17, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Newsletter: Best Sandals Under $50

    There’s no reason to pay more than $50 for a fabulous pair of summer sandals- especially since summer barely lasts more than 3 months in most areas. So this week’s fashion newsletter gives you six great summer sandals, all less than $50.           [...] Read More

    May 16, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Victoria Secret’s 25% off Coupon

    THIS COUPON HAS EXPIRED. FOR CURRENT VICTORIA’S SECRET COUPONS AND COUPON TO OTHER TOP STORES, PLEASE VISIT TBF’S ONLINE COUPON PAGE Save 25% off any single clothing item online at Victoria’s Secret. Enter offer code “4DAY” at check out. Offer good through May 18th, 2006. [...] Read More

    May 15, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Quick Tip: Change the Face of Your Shoes With Shoe Jewelry

    Instantly change shoes from drab to fab with the addition of shoe jewelry. Vintage Shoe Clips, like the ones shown above from Absolutely Audrey.com, are significantly cheaper than trying to find a new pair of shoes. For example, add a shoe clip to the Isaac Mizrahi at Target pump shown above and increase the style [...] Read More

    May 15, 2006 by TBF

  • What to Wear

    What to Do When You’re Short—But Not “Petite”?

    Dear Budget Fashionista: What fashion advice do you have for someone who is short, but not “petite”? A: It can be difficult to find clothes when you’re a shorter person who isn’t necessarily “petite”.  The first thing to remember is that the taller you appear, the slimmer you look. You’re goal should be to try [...] Read More

    May 15, 2006 by TBF