The Daily Beast, Mrs. O Style, Balmain Styles, Dress Your Age, and More

The Daily Beast proclaims: Give Me Shopping or Give Me Death!   As part of their round up of shopping tips (shopping does not mean buying!) they’ve handpicked The Budget Fashionista’s 70/30 golden ratio rule, and more. Another Balmain copy has hit the streets: Alice + Olivia’s tribute to the hot $11,410 Balmain jacket seen […]

Filene’s Basement to Offer Personal Shopping Services

File this under an interesting twist to get shoppers in the door: The discount department store, Fliene’s Basement, is offering personal shopping services in its Aventura, Fl location. The service, which use to only be available to shoppers at high priced department stores, involves working with a fashion “expert”, who will keep a record of […]

How to Make Eco-Friendly Barbecue

Heat waves have been making their way across the U.S. And the last thing anyone wants to do on a hot day is spend their evening cooking over a hot stove. Enter the greatest invention known to (man)kind…the barbecue. Once the sun has been ushered into your fair land, it’s time to think watermelons, macaroni […]

Listen In: Kathryn Chats With Meghan Cleary About Her New Shoe Line on ShopNBC

Dubbed as “America’s Shoe Expert,” Meghan obviously knows a thing or two about shoes and this super affordable collection (all shoes are priced under 50 bucks!!!) are not only gorgeous but super versatile and built with us women in mind (hello, we need comfort). Listen up as the entertaining Miss Meghan shares the scoop about […]

A Wearable Recycled Suit, Jessica Stroup’s Style, Missing Faces on New Vogue Cover, Liz Claibourne

Whoa.  Not that we’ve had a yearning to wear plastic as clothing, but these designer duds look pretty darn good.  My Fashion Life discovered Designers from Debenham (the UK high street department store) has this gorgeous trouser suit for a rather wallet friendly price…even after currency conversion.  90210’s Jessica Stroup is making waves in the […]

HSN’s Pamela Pekerman on Today’s Shoptalk

Today I chat with my dear friend Pam Pekerman, HSN’s bag expert and founder of BagTrends.com. Three Things You’ll Learn From Our Interview with Pam – Throwing your bags in the corner of your closet isn’t a good way to protect them. Purchase bag covers or make your own with old white pillow cases. – […]

Best Place to Buy Budget Eyeglasses: Community Knowledge Project

**The community knowledge project is an ongoing project to gather the collective wisdom of the TBF community on a budget related topic. Please add your wisdom below.** When it comes to eyeglasses there seems to be only two options: fashionable, designer frames that drain your wallet dry or plain-Jane, drugstore frames that look like they […]

Paige Sargisson’s Jewelry, Forever 21 Copyright Saga, Chanel Iman’s Style, Bottega Veneta Spring

Whimsical, vintage looking, textural jewelry designs are Paige Sargisson’s forte – everyone from Jessica Alba, to Cameron Diaz are wearing these!  Read more about her delightful designs and get 30% off via For The Love of Beauty. The Cut has the latest on the Forever 21 copyright saga – their ability to copy designs could […]