How to Find a Personal Shopper

Dear Budget Fashionista, I have gone on a weight loss program this year and have lost quite a bit of weight. I have no idea how to shop for a new wardrobe. Should I enlist a personal shopper to help me determine the best new wardrobe for me?

The Litte Brown Dress Project

Imagine wearing the same dress, day in and day out, for 1 year. Pretty hard to imagine, right? Not if your Seattle mom Alex Martin. Martin wore the same brown dress, a dress that she made herself, everyday from July 7, 2005 to July 7, 2006 and chronicled it in her blog/journal called The Little […]

Yea or Nay: Metallics

Let me first start of by saying I like metallics… Well.. In moderation.. Nothing can add a dash of pizazz to an otherwise unremarkable outfit than a cute pair of silver flats (Lovin’ the ULTRA expensive Tory Burch Reva ballerina flats) or a rockin’ gold clutch. However, it seems that the trend, which has been […]

Shop and Earn Major Miles with AAdvantage

As frequent flyer, I’m always looking for ways to save money and score extra miles for my next vacation. American Airlines recently launched a completely redesigned AAdvantage eShopping site, where you can earn tons of miles by shopping at top online stores like Bluelfy.com, drugstore.com, and Nordstrom.com. The new features/highlights on AAdvantageeShopping.com include: – A […]

Fashion Advice: Great Travel Bags for Less

Dear Budget Fashionista, As some airports may ban carry-on bags, how do I carry my bulky things (such as cellphones and long wallets) without clothes that have large pockets that are ugly and unbecoming? Target.com Answer: Hmmm this is good question. As a frequent traveler myself, it has been increasing difficult to keep everything in […]

Chicago Sample Sale Tips

Dear Budget Fashionista, My husband and I are moving to Chicago this year from one of the fashion capitals of the US – Los Angeles!  Does this means that my weekly trips to sample sales will have to take a back seat? Do you know of any good Chicago sample sales? While billion dollar babes […]

Temperley joins Target’s Go International

Alice Temperley and her eponymous line, Temperley London, is on tap to design a limited edition holiday line for Target’s Go International Line. The line, which will be in Target stores at the beginning of October, will feature dresses, evening suits, and more for the 2007 Holiday season. I’ve always been a big fan of […]

Devi Kroell for Target

Target has convinced yet another high end designer to make the low end leap. The big box store is partnering with CFDA/Vogue Accessory Award winner Devi Kroell for a limited edition bag handbag collection that will appear online and in stores this summer. The collection features pleather versions of the designers more expensive leather styles. […]