A maxi dress is that perfect summer piece that every woman should have in her closet. It’s pretty, breezy and sexy all at once. A maxi dress will easily take you from the beach to dinner to whatever comes after; its casual feel is perfect for day while a longer skirt looks chic at night. But with longer dresses often comes higher prices. Don’t blow a month’s shopping budget on one dress – just shop these steals instead.
A fashionista gets excited about the small things when she’s shopping– the gilded lettering above the front door of a designer boutique, that first to-die-for ensemble featured in the window, the way that the sales associates somehow managed to group things together so that you find exactly what you’re looking for within seconds […]
Here’s a bit of fashion trivia for you beauty-and-brains bearing fashionistas out there: In 1818, Henry Sands Brooks made history with the first ready-to-wear fashion emporium in America. He called it Brooks Brothers, and since then the brand has delivered fashions to shoppers nationwide. No, this isn’t a history article. And no, it’s not about […]
The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. This post was no doubt inspired by last week’s heat wave–well, that, and my longtime fantasy of visiting Havana, Cuba (but circa 1950–so glamorous!). Here’s what I’ll be roaming around the streets of New York in this summer, while pretending I’m far, far away […]
Dolce & Gabbana, Diane Von Furstenburg, Herve Leger… there is a magical place where you can find all of these labels and more for half the retail price. That place, ladies, is Shopbop. While the popular site boasts low (well, lower than you’d pay at Barney’s) prices on the top designers, you shouldn’t type in […]
Who wants to wear heavy jeans in sticky summer heat? (hmmm, didn’t think so). The only option for a truly breezy summer outfit is a thoughtful collection of cute skirts. This season, the cute skirt is all about bright colors, interesting patterns and maxi skirts. But we’re partial to the classics as well. One thing […]
It’s the time of year for picnics in the grass, cocktails by the pool and sundresses on the boardwalk. Actually, it’s the time of year for sundresses everywhere. It’s just so easy to slip into a comfy one, throw on a pair of oversized sunglasses and be on your way. We picked eight summer sundresses […]
Dear Budget Fashionista I have too much stuff, great, designer stuff, but too much and would like to sell them to make some extra cash. I’ve heard about consigning items. How do I do it?
We’ve all heard about a friend (or a friend’s ex-boyfriend’s third cousin) selling goods on Etsy.com — and you know at TBF we’re BIG fans of the unique/fun/quirky/vintage fashion items you can find there. But, as a novice Etsy shopper, the whole world of Etsy-ness can be more than a wee bit overwhelming. Just because […]
This spring, use a floral pins to add a much-needed splash of color to your outfits. The accessory, which continues to be a must-have trend, retails from $4 at stores like H&M to over $20 at major department stores like Nordstrom. Now, you “craft challenged” fashionistas may decide to brave the lines at your local […]