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Forever 21 Holiday '13 Preview

Forever 21 Holiday '13 Collection Preview

Tuesday night I had the opportunity to check out the Forever 21 Holiday 2013 preview in Soho and I am happy to report I was not disappointed. Consisting of fearless trendy must-haves and gorgeous accessories, the collection has a global vibe fused with your polished, contemporary girl. Overall the new holiday collection is exceptional, and I can’t wait to head back to my local Forever 21 store to do more shopping. With the array of options – dark fall colors, knits, cut-outs, accessories, make-up and more – you can find something for everyone. You can check out the whole collection available online HERE and in Forever 21 stores.

Now for more close ups:

Review: H&M's New US Online Web Store

A review of the new website

We waited...and waited..and waited some more. And then, this summer, H&M finally launched e-commerce for US shoppers. Joy! So, was it worth the wait? Team BB's Eliza Castro reports. —BB

The new US is easy-to-use and customer friendly. Available in over 50 countries, women everywhere can find that chic new outfit they’ve been searching for. I’ve always been a hesitant online shopper; you never really know what you’re purchasing and sometimes items look better online than in person. Despite this, I plunged right into purchasing a couple things. I thought this would be an excellent time to review the ease of getting around the new H&M website and the quality of said items. Here we go...

Beauty Review: mark. by Avon Snowdrop Flower Body and Hair Care

We review NEW mark. By Avon Snowdrop Flower Body and Hair Care

Fall is the perfect time to refresh your beauty cabinet with hydrating products that can carry you through the cold-weather months, and a new fragrance to mark the changing seasons. Recently I got the chance to do just that with a few of the latest products from mark. by Avon, including their latest Snowdrop Flower scent and two new hair care products. Keep reading to hear which products I'm loving - and think you'll enjoy, too!

Runway to Real Way: Peter Pilotto Spring 2014 Ready-To-Wear

Runway to Real Way: Peter Pilotto Spring 2014 Ready-to-Wear

Designing duo Peter Pilotto and Christopher De Vos' new spring collection is bold, eccentric and fashionable. Unveiled during London Fashion Week, Pilotto constructed unusual shapes and artsy details in a chic, innovative way. These next three looks exemplify the diversity of this collection and how I would alter them into Budget Babe steals. (Hopefully these will tide you over until the Peter Pilotto for Target collection comes out in February 2014!)