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  • Fashion + Style

    Ankle Wallets by SCRAM, er, I mean Chanel

    Noted recently around the blogosphere: ankle wallets, featured in the Spring ‘08 Chanel show and speculated to have been inspired by SCRAM ankle monitors donned in recent months by certain high-profile bad girl celebs. One wonders if Lindsey Lohan, who’s been known to buddy up with Chanel’s Karl Lagerfeld, really has this much power. Perhaps [...] Read More

    October 26, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Plus Size Fashion in New York

    Dear Budget Fashionista, Where can I find great plus size fashion in New York City on a budget? Is that even possible? A: The plus size budget pickin’ in New York City are few and far between.  You can try Century 21 (which has a so-so women’s department) and Daffy’s (which has an okay selection [...] Read More

    October 25, 2007 by TBF

  • Guide to Decorating Your Home on a Budget

    Pfaltzgraff® Winterberry® Serveware 50% off at Kohl’s

    The Deal: Pfaltzgraff® Winterberry® Serveware 50% off. The Lowdown: If you’re looking for a headstart on creating your winter wonderland, the kitchen and dining room is a great place to start.  The Pfaltzgraff® Winterberry® Serveware set sparks that cozy holiday feeling with a dipping bowl, small bowl with spreader, and divided serving platter decked out [...] Read More

    October 25, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fall Trend Alert: Equestrian Chic

    Net-a-Porter reports that “chic equestrian” is all the rage, featuring “traditional garb with a twist,” as well as hoof-and-stirrup details. Okay, so we didn’t like the jodhpurs, but the equestrian look? It’s a big—maybe. Actually, it’s a do, but only assuming you do it right. Think inspired-by, not heading-to-the-stables. Here’s how it can work—pick a [...] Read More

    October 23, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Ann Taylor Adds a Beauty Line

    Ann Taylor is branching out, adding a beauty line to her already bountiful offerings just in time for the holiday shopping frenzy. We like Ann Taylor for her willingness to admit that real folks like good fashion, too (evidenced in her Loft division, which isn’t quite as budget as we’d love but definitely a step [...] Read More

    October 23, 2007 by TBF