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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

B. O. W. Weekly Round-up

Welcome to B.O.W. -- the Best Of the Web in a weekly roundup of posts from fine blogs and sites featuring fashion, beauty, lifestyle, parenting and much more. Enjoy!

Couture in the City: Dress Haute Couture For Less & With Style We all want to look fabulous, and dress in designer fashions. But how do we look like a million dollars. When our bank account doesn’t stretch that far! Well here is an insider’s guide to getting that look at budget low prices.

GlamSpirit: Green Advice From the Eco-Conscious in Japan Discover the ultimate eco-friendly solution to paper towels....

Moms Buzz: Proper Use and Selection of Your Child's Bookpack One of the school accessories that get beat up the most during school season is our kid's backpack! So, if your child's backpack seems like it was used to sweep the school floors, it may be time to get a new one!

Senora Cartera: Belen Echandia Take Me Away Weekender Bag. If you prefer a more moderately priced bag which doesn't skimp on style or function, look no further than London-based accessories design house Belen Echandia.

Stylenotes -- Get the Look: Mad Men The ladies of Mad Men have us smitten with their retro style. Shop our guide and soon you too can look like Betty, Joan, or Peggy.