The History of Budget Fashion is a series of articles written by The Budget Fashionista herself, Kathryn Finney, that explores the evolution of fashion on a budget. When actress Jaclyn Smith debuted her Jaclyn Smith for Kmart line in 1985, many thought she would meet the same fate as the designer Halston, who’s line for […]
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The History of Budget Fashion is a series of articles written by The Budget Fashionista herself, Kathryn Finney, that explores the evolution of fashion on a budget. Before Jaclyn Smith brought fashion to the style starved aisles of K-Mart, before Isaac Mizrahi helped change Target to Target (pronounced with a French Accent), the king of […]
The Missoni for Target collection is set to arrive in Target stores and Target.com on September 13. The 400+ piece colorful collection features apparel for the entire family (the baby stuff is SUPER cute), as well as home furnishings, a bike, and a patio set all in Missoni’s iconic graphic prints. Missoni for Target: Our […]
Winning over the fashion critics can be as difficult as getting into office, and as her husband rose to power in the political realm, Michelle Obama proved she, too, was a force to be reckoned with. It’s not just her strong, yet elegant demeanor or her obvious intelligence that won the world over. For many, […]
Macy’s has been a retail force long before any of us could say “Calvin Klein.” But the massive department store chain can leave wide-eyed shoppers feeling a little overwhelmed. To get a firm understanding of the untouchable retail giant, here’s what you need to know. How to Shop Macys Not All Macys Are Created Equal […]
My friend Jenni from the awesome site ISPY-DIY gives us step by step instructions on how to create a statement bracelet.
Snooty fashionistas: don’t you dare diss JCPenney. Wtih something like 1,000 stores, the retail giant sells to more than half of America’s families every year. With such impressive stats, the department store obviously has a thing or two to offer customers. What’s unique about JCPenney? Read on to find out.
From its self-proclaimed humble beginnings in 1962, Kohls department store has expanded to now posses stores in 49 states. But more importantly, (for a fashionista, at least) they’ve gotten Vera Wang on board! We like Kohls (esepcially the Lauren Conrad line… tres cute). So we toether this guide to help you get the most out […]
Remember the days when, if you wanted to get in a bit of shopping on your lunch break, you had to time it perfectly. You had to find a way to get out of the office without stopping to speak to anyone, rush to the boutique while silently cursing each slight traffic delay, and swiftly […]
We all love that little thrill we get from finding an amazing dress on the cheap – but sometimes a fashionista’s wants are bigger than her wallet. What’s a girl to do? Make that dream dress yourself! DIYing is totally in right now, and it’s an awesome way to save some money and get a […]