What: WWD covers “The Oprah Effect,” as it’s so dubbed, detailing how Oprah Winfrey kicked the manufacturing of plus-size undergarments –cute ones—into action. Now bras and underwear for curvy women are more readily available, more fashionable and becoming a money-making industry despite some recent drops in earnings.
Archives for January 2011
The Deal: Shop MICHAEL Michael Kors Shoes on Sale at Nordstrom The Lowdown: We’re huge fans of Michael Kors and we’ll jump at the opportunity to purchase his more budget-friendly lines, like MICHAEL Michael Kors. The guy knows women’s shoes — he produces unique, yet versatile footwear for us fashionistas, and now you can get […]
The Budget Fashionista’s Annual “Being Broke Ain’t Cute” Series features tips and advice to help you improve your personal financial health. For more personal finance information, please visit our Financial Health Series. Several months ago I wrote a post on how I was able to get out of debt and the recent downturn in the […]
Guest Contributor: Heather Solos is the founder of Home-Ec101.com where she tries to make life skills accessible and entertaining. She’s eagerly anticipating the launch of her book Home Ec 101 in the spring. We’ve all heard about the lady that knits her own lingerie from her pet’s hair. Sure it’s cheap, but who really wants […]
The Budget Fashionista’s Annual “Being Broke Ain’t Cute” Series features tips and advice to help you improve your personal financial health. For more personal finance information, please visit our Financial Health Series. For this very special edition of celebrity style reconstructed, we break down the personal style of America’s favorite personal finance advisor, the amazing […]
Anyone can be a great shopper—all it takes is a little training and a pocketful of coupons. Below are some great budget shopping tips to help you on your path to becoming a world-class budget shopper. How to Shop on a Budget 1. Know what looks good on you. Just because it looks great in […]
What: We swung by the preview for Irina Shabayeva’s new INC International Concepts line for Macy’s which will launch on February 19th in 50 Macy’s stores. What They Say: “Irina Shabayeva, Project Runway’s Season Six winner, injects some adrenaline into Spring/Summer 2011’s line up with the launch of her new collection with Macy’s…Irina for INC […]
What: TBF attended the T.J. Maxx and Marshalls Spring 2011 Preview and got to check out all the goods—and there are a ton— you’ll see in stores come Spring and Summer 2011. The Lowdown: The preview had, like both Marshalls and T.J. Maxx stores, a hodgepodge of every trend you should expect to be shopping […]
There’s so much fashion inspiration to be attained from our favorite celebs this week that our stylish heads are spinning. Blake Lively gives us a lesson in mixing hues (she does a top-notch job finding her personal colors), while Kerry Washington sways us to wear bright colored shoes in blue.
The name “Fendi” is synonymous with Italian luxury, so it’s no surprise that women the world over are grappling to get their hands on it, or that counterfeiters are trying so hard to make a few bucks selling fakes to wishful budget fashionistas. Worried you might be in danger of falling victim to a fake? […]