Fashion Advice: Cheap Custom Made Suits For Men

Q:How can I buy custom made men’s suits for off the rack prices? A:People (including myself) used to believe having a suit custom made meant spending a great deal of cash. However with many rack suits approaching $1000 buck or more, it may be actually cheaper to get your suits custom made. Several high end […]

Guest Blogger Melanie Bernstein: From Texas to ‘The Big Apple’

Growing up in Manhattan is one thing. Native New Yorkers come out of the womb wearing Prada and Gucci , right? They find nothing strange about folks that can’t leave the house if their earrings don’t match their skirts.  I, on the other hand, have spent the last three years living in Texas. Although I […]

Fake Handbag Debate: A Teen Weighs In

You could be having a bad hair day, and wearing a not so great outfit, but if you’re holding a designer bag people respect you, they know you’re “someone”. Designer bags are obviously status symbols . . . something not everyone can afford which is why there’s an entire industry devoted to fakes. From the […]

Fake Handbag Debate: The Australian Story

Fellower blogger Sarah Goldstein takes the fake debate down under to give us her perspective on fake designer handbags. A couple of days ago, The Budget Fashionista asked me an interesting question: is the fake purse craze just an American thing? As one of the few Australian fashion bloggers, I’m here to tell you it’s […]

Real vs. Fake Louis Vuitton? Our Guest Contributor Says “Neither”

Author, blogger, graphic designer, and handbag critic David Weinberger give us his thoughts on the ubiquitous fake Louis Vuitton Bags What’s the ugliest bag you’ve ever seen? Close your eyes, I’ll remind you. Start with an unfashionable color, add a poorly executed two-letter-combination logo and top if off with some flowers that look like clip […]

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 […]