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  • Fashion + Style

    Newsletter: Hot Spring picks

    Check out today’s newsletter featuring five of my favorite items for the spring/summer 2006. Target.com                         Isaac Mizrahi Tote – Linen White. $26.99 at Target.com. Perfect to carry around your summer essentials Linea Paolo ´Lourdes´ Pump, $89.95 at Nordstrom.com. The thick heel makes walking [...] Read More

    April 26, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Slimming Down a Bigger Bottom

    Dear Budget Fashionista:  I am a size 14 and very self conscious of the way I look (because of the size of my hips) and I feel I need to wear long tops or jumpers to cover up. What kind of tops should I wear with long skirts? A: There’s a tendency for us to [...] Read More

    April 26, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fall 2006 Fashion Preview: Knit Picking

    I was reading in the March issue (yes, I’m waaay behind on my mags) of W magazine about high-end European knit designers contracting out the actual knitting of their garments to grandmas in East Europe. These grandmas are old school knitters from a time when people had to knit their garments to make hats, scarves, [...] Read More

    April 25, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Spanx Launches a Budget Friendly Line at Target

    <h2>Spanx Launches Assets Line at Target</h2> The women behind Spanx just launched a budget friendly version of the shapers, called Assets, at Target. For those of you blessed with cellulite free thighs, Spanx is a sort of like a cross between pantyhose and a girdle and are very popular with the Hollywood set (Jennifer Garner, [...] Read More

    April 24, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    DSW Shoe Warehouse Explained

    Dear Budget Fashionista I have been a big fan of your site since its inception.  You often mention the great deals you find at DSW Shoe Warehouse. What is DSW Shoe Warehouse and how can I find the store nearest to me? A:DSW Shoe Warehouse is the Home Depot of shoes. The store carries shoes [...] Read More

    April 23, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Designer Deals on Amazon

    Q: I’ve been browsing Amazon and I came upon shoes by Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, and Jimmy Choo at discounted prices!!!  Do you know if the shoes on this site are actually true designer and not just fakes or knock-offs?  If they are real then where does Amazon get them??? Wal-Mart A: The shoes are [...] Read More

    April 22, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

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    THIS COUPON IS EXPIRED. FOR CURRENT COUPONS AND DEALS, PLEASE VISIT TBF’S ONLINE COUPON PAGE. Smartbargains.com Coupon . . . $10 OFF PURCHASES OVER $100 – ENDS ON 4.24 @ 12NOON ET SmartBargains: Exclusive $10 off $100 Coupon SmartBargains.com [...] Read More

    April 21, 2006 by TBF