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  • Steals + Deals

    Online Coupons: Just in Time for Mother’s Day

    THIS COUPON IS EXPIRED. FOR CURRENT COUPONS AND DEALS, PLEASE VISIT TBF’S ONLINE COUPON PAGE. Target.com Coupon- Save 10% off purchase at Target.com. Use code TCJFFURN at checkout Bloomingdales.com Coupon- Save an extra 30% off apparel, shoes and accessories. Use code SAVE30 at checkout. figleaves.com Coupon- Budget Fashionista readers Save an extra 10% off all [...] Read More

    May 4, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    The Clothing Show: Toronto’s Big Retail Shopping Event

    I love Toronto. I love shopping. And every year the planners of The Clothing Show in Toronto send me tickets to the annual retail event. Since I live in New York and have like $3 in the bank, I won’t be heading to Toronto to shop anytime soon. However, fashion lovers in the Toronto area [...] Read More

    May 4, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Macy’s Takes Over State Street Marshall Field’s (and the World)

    What a shame . . . From ChicagoMag.com Well, it’s official. Before long, the Marshall Field’s name will be dead, save for commemorative plaques at the four corners of the block-wide store. Make way for Macy’s at State Street (Chicago), complete with an illuminated sign set to perch on the top floor. The trademark green [...] Read More

    May 3, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: To Ruffle or Not to Ruffle

    Dear Budget Fashionista: I am 54-years-old and would like some style advice. I do not want to dress too young or too matronly—but I do love ruffles. I am “big boned” (5’3” and weigh 155 lbs). A: Please, put the ruffles down. There is only one person over the age of six who can successfully [...] Read More

    May 3, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Publisher’s Weekly Review of How to Be a Budget Fashionista

    HOW TO BE A BUDGET FASHIONISTA: The Ultimate Guide to Looking Fabulous for Less Kathryn Finney. Ballantine, $12.95 paper (240p) ISBN 0812975162 This delightful little guide to the fashion good life is perfect for money-conscious shopaholics who “love purses because they can instantly identify your personality and be used to ‘fake’ your income level.” After [...] Read More

    May 2, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Tara Jarmon Lands at Target

    Canadian born/French bred designer Tara Jarmon has officially landed at Target as the second designer in it’s Go International design series. Like the Luella at Target line, Jarmon’s line is full of colorful accessories, skinny jeans, and mini skirts and like the Luella line everything is cut for junior sizes. However, there are a few [...] Read More

    May 1, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Accessories Trends for Spring/Summer 2006

    Dear Budget Fashionista I am looking to start wearing more jewelry and accessories as sort of a New Year’s resolution but I see everyone wearing the long necklaces with big beads and things like that. Are there any new trends in accessories coming for the new year? A: In terms of accessories, you’ll see a [...] Read More

    May 1, 2006 by TBF