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  • Fashion + Style

    The Look: Gold

    The look for your home this season is gold. Gold is warm and inviting and exudes luxury, but you don’t have to be Midas to achieve that lustrous look, really, all you need is a well-ventilated room, newspaper, a can of spray paint and an imagination. Here are budget-friendly ways to get the look: [...] Read More

    November 26, 2007 by TBF

  • Leg Warmers: Yea or Nay

    Like that other 80s trend, stirrup pants, leg warmers are finding their way back onto the fashion landscape. Y-3 showed big, bold colored ones on their Fall runway, Lindsay Lohan’s been seen donning a pair lately, and well, heck, you can pick ‘em up now at Forever 21. But should you? That’s the question. We [...] Read More

    November 26, 2007 by Angela

  • Go Green on a Budget Guide

    Website Review: Eco Chick

    What: The Budget Ecoist takes a look at Eco Chick The Lowdown: I’ve been reading eco-chick.com for about six months, now. The blog focuses on the woman’s perspective to environmental living, covering everything from eco-product reviews, environmental impacts and political action, animal rights and more. The Bottom Line: The small group of writers for Eco [...] Read More

    November 25, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    EleVen by Venus Williams: New Budget Workout Line at Steven & Barrys

    Venus Williams new workout line , EleVen, premiered this past week at Steve &Barry’s stores nationwide. Yawn…. Look, Venus and her sister Serena are amazing tennis players. but they often look like a steaming pot of hot mess on the red carpet. I don’t know one person, who’s like “Oh I want to dress like [...] Read More

    November 25, 2007 by Kathryn

  • Fashion + Style

    Trend Alert: Big Cat Prints

    What: Cat prints as a fall wardrobe booster. What the fashion heads say: This, from Net-a-Porter.com: “There is nothing tame about fall’s strong feline prints. From leopard to cheetah, jaguar to tiger, big cats inspire this season’s most seductive shoes, bags, and jewelry.” What we say: Animal prints, done right, are a classic wardrobe element—notice [...] Read More

    November 24, 2007 by Angela