Maternal Instincts: Maternity Style on a Budget

Maternity Dress Courtney Lochner

Nothing changes your perspective on fashion faster than a bun in the oven. I should know; I had a baby four weeks ago and so those nine months are fresh in my mind! For the first time in my life, window-shopping wasn’t what it once was. I felt like a diabetic in a candy store–everything was a […]

How To Indulge In Retail Therapy Without Actually Indulging At All

Shopping tips

Growing up, I had a best friend whose mother wore an apron that read “When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping”. Her joie de vivre, scrolled sweetly across her chest in hot pink script, gracefully carried her around the kitchen from fridge to stove to table. Thinking back to my bestie’s mom and […]

Breathe New Life Into Your Old Boots with these Game-Changing Outfits

New Styles for Old Boots

So you’ve (finally) put away your Havaianas and neon wedge sandals, yet the thought of stepping into last year’s boots (again) doesn’t exactly make waves on the enthusiasm board. And needless to say, purchasing a new pair of Chloe studded leather booties (or even the knock-offs at Zara) isn’t an option. We feel your situation! […]

Review: Throw a Health Fit with KLUTCHclub’s Holistic Monthly Box Subscription

Klutch Club

If you follow my posts here at The Budget Fashionista, then you’re probably aware of my monthly box subscription obsession. I love monthly beauty boxes because a) mail is fun and b) trying new products is fun. I was tickled pink (my husband calls me a “grandma” for using that expression, by the way) to […]

Goodwill VS. Retail Stores: The Holiday Shopping Savings May Be Bigger Than You Think

goodwill-holiday-infographic

What: Enjoy up to ten times more savings this season by doing your holiday shopping at Goodwill, according to this Mers Goodwill infographic. What They Say: Shopping through the holidays can be expensive. From Halloween to New Years, find out how you can save by shopping at Goodwill stores. What We Say: Thriftaholics LOVE Goodwill, and most […]

15 Petite Fashion Bloggers with Big Style

Petite Fashion Bloggers

With so many fashionistas joining the blogger bubble, niche markets are carving out their own little slice of Internet real estate. As their looks start to across the blogosphere, these specialized influencers are carrying clout with way more than just their own small communities. Whether they’re informing readers of the best places to shop special […]