How to Wear Colored Tights and…. Stop…It’s Hammer time!

This video of D&G’s Spring/Summer 2007 collection is the perfect visual primer on how to wear brightly colored tights…. Also for those of you who miss the days when MC Hammer and “Hammer Time” ruled the hip-pop scene, the typewriter pants (aka “dookie pants”) are now back for the Spring. Rejoice in their return.

Fashion Advice: More on the Great Fake Debate

Dear Budget Fashionista, On eBay, I notice several sellers (particularly in the designer handbags section I am shopping) who have multiple “new: with tags” items. They have serial numbers and authenticity cards.  Should I celebrate a great find or still be wary of these sellers? Still be wary.. very wary…. Actually having tags/serial numbers means […]

How to Stretch Leather Boots

Dear Budget Fashionista, I recently purchased my one splurge item, a pair of Michael Kors Jolene boots.  These boots are knee high and gorgeous!!!  Unfortunately, they do not fit around my calves (the one muscular part of my body… go figure!)  Is there anyway to stretch leather boots so they will fit around my calves, […]

Roland Mouret to Design Collection for GAP

In his first collaboration with the folks who brought you “American Idol”, Roland Mouret, the french designer who creates great red carpet looks for everyone from Drew Barrymore to Uma Thurman, will be designing a 10 dress collection for the Gap (yes, that Gap), that will premier in stores on November 7th. I’m a HUGE […]

Kate Moss to Design a Line for TopShop

Fashion webzine, Fashion Watch, recently reported that supermodel Kate Moss has signed on to design a line for British low end store, TopShop (think H&M, but British). From Fashion Watch: Kate Moss, who for years aspired to be a fashion designer, will finally make her debut but at the low end of the business. Last […]

Call for Help: Shopping in Columbus, OH

Ayesha recently moved to Columbus, OH and needs our help.. Here’s a copy of her email: I just moved to Ohio for my first job, and I was wondering if you had any shopping favorites in the Columbus area.  Any store references, shopping tips, and vintage/thrifting leads would be greatly appreciated! If you guys have […]