The Latest

  • Prada at H&M

    One of the hottest topics around the water cooler is the possibility of a Prada line at H&M. I’ve received several emails from readers asking for details on the marriage of our favorite designer and favorite budget fashion store. Nothing has been confirmed, but the grumblings are quite loud (my friends in the fashion industry [...] Read More

    April 1, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Let Go and Let Clean: Expiration Dates for Common Househould Items

    When the seasons change, I clean. Not that I don’t clean between the seasons (hmmmm), it’s just that the change of seasons inspire the anal retentive fashionista in me.  With the entrance of the equinox and solstice out comes the big generic garbage bags, yellow plastic gloves, and near death experiences caused by the mixing [...] Read More

    March 31, 2006 by TBF

  • Product Reviews

    The H&M of Beauty: Missha

    Ever since Sephora accused my mother of shoplifting a tube of mascara, I’ve been on the look out for a new spot to fill my beauty jones. Now, it’s not that I don’t love my Rite Aid and Walgreen’s, it’s just sometimes you want to shop at store that doesn’t have your L’Oreal in the [...] Read More

    March 29, 2006 by TBF

  • Clothing Care Guide / What to Wear

    Fashion Advice: Pants Tailoring Tips for Men

    For More Style Tips for Men, please visit See Jack Shop Q: When I bring my dress pants to the tailor to alter the length, I’m used to asking for a cuff and a full break. Is this still the way to go or am I behind the times? A: You can never go wrong [...] Read More

    March 28, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Discount Gucci Bags

    Q: I live in LA, the most image focused place on earth, where cars and designer bags are instant status symbols. I would like to purchase a designer bag, without going into major debt. I’m a big fan of Gucci . Where can find a REAL Gucci bag, either offline or online, without spending a [...] Read More

    March 27, 2006 by TBF

  • Eastern Style on a Budget: Pearl River Mart

    > If “Memoirs of a Geisha” has you jonesing for a kimono, padded jacket, or even a bamboo bird cage, look no further than the Chinese and Japanese influenced apparel and furnishings at Pearl River. The store, located a few steps from knock-off mecca Canal street, has graced New York city for over 30 years [...] Read More

    March 25, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Designer Lines at Mass Market Stores

    First, Isaac. Then Vera (Wang), Norma (Kamali), and Nicole (Miller). Fifth Avenue designers are all flocking to a stripmall nearest you in an effort to build their brand and pocketbooks. With so many designer premiering mass market lines, it’s difficult to know which ones are worth the Saturday trek to your Target. Here’s my picks: [...] Read More

    March 24, 2006 by TBF