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  • Fashion + Style

    What to Buy Fall 2007: Wet Seal

    For many of us, Wet Seal is much like Forever 21—great in budget theory, but in practice? Pick your problem: too young, too trendy, sketchy quality. Still, if you know what to look for, it can make sense to pick up a piece or two—just forget buying workwear or adding wardrobe staples here. Instead, think [...] Read More

    October 27, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fall Trend Alert: The Big Black Belt

    Credit: Ariane K. on Flickr This fall, you don’t have to be a martial arts expert to rock the power of a black belt. Vogue loves it this month, and a bevy of celebs are sporting the look. Which might not mean much, except it really is striking—and that’s why we like it. In a [...] Read More

    October 26, 2007 by TBF

  • 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