READ THIS Before Getting Your Next Pedicure

It’s that time of year, when our feet emerge from the safe, comfortable, full coverage confines of our winter boots in need of some serious beautification.  Even with a pair of sandals with straps that strategically cover our “problem” toe(s) (we all have one), your previously hidden-in-(insert snow boot brand here) crusty heels will need […]

How to Shop Target

target

This post originally appeared on Dec 17, 2008. Ah, you say—you already know how to shop Target. In fact, you’ve spent so much time there that you should be eligible for some kind of lifetime achievement award. Okay, we’ll give you that—but are you shopping it in the smartest way possible? Perhaps not. And to […]

The Outnet: Site Review

The Outnet

The Outnet is the high-fashion-focused Net-a-Porter’s outlet site—which pleases us because, while we love perusing Net-a-Porter’s designer offerings, we just can’t justify (or afford) the prices. And, in this economy, it only stands to reason that high-end retailers will diversify to tap into the budget shopping market (theOutnet.com calls it “chic discount shopping”, a phrase […]

How The Budget Fashionista Got Out of Debt

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. The #1 question I get asked the most is how I was able to get my financial house in order and get out […]

Take 30% Off At LOFT’s “Now Style Event” May 19th

LOFT "The Now Style Event"

You know we love Ann Taylor, but we love Ann Taylor’s cheaper– ahem, we mean more budget-friendly — sister store, LOFT, even more. So color us psyched for this Saturday, May 19, when LOFT hosts “The Now Style Event” across the entire chain. Shoppers will receive 30 percent off every purchase, all day long, and […]

Our Favorite YouTube Beauty Gurus

Our Favorite YouTube Beauty Gurus

If you still get your makeover advice from a counter or salon, you’re basically living under a rock. You’re missing out on some serious tips, tricks and real-girl advice that could pull you from the beauty Stone Age into the 21st century, where products and techniques are tried for you, then reported back with honest […]

Five Quick Shopping Tips for Busy People

A few months ago, we received a comment from a faithful TBF reader who said, and I quote, “I’m too busy to budget shop”. While our first reaction was, “who doesn’t have time to bargain shop?”, the more we thought about it, the more we understood where the reader was coming from. Budget shopping can […]

MyHabit.com’s Designer Summer Wardrobe Essentials Sale Event

MyHabit Amazon sale

Last week we reported on Amazon.com’s bid to conquer the high fashion retail world, and this week brings us a chance to show you just exactly how they’re going about it – a Designer Summer Wardrobe Essentials sale event, starting May 16, on Amazon’s new members-only flash sale site, MyHabit.com.  The site is boasting up […]