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 […]

Swine Flu Chic? You Knew It Was Coming

We get a lot of crazy pitches here at The Budget Fashionista, like the celebrity mobile spray tanner guy, but this one has to take the cake.  Today, we received a pitch for a line of respirators, called FLU Fashion Respirators and we’re glad that folks are finally realizing the only thing worse than a […]

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 […]

Clothing Swap Parties: Yea or Nay?

A clothing swap party sounds like a great idea on paper, but is it easier said than done? It could be a fun way to get rid of closet clutter and freshen up your wardrobe, or it could be a total disaster. What if all your friends are different sizes? A gathering like this could […]

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 […]

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 […]