Kitten Heels for the Holidays: Thanks Michelle Obama!

“SOME PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” Since Michelle Obama’s been rockin’ the kitten heel (and especially since she paired them with that Narciso Rodriguez dress back on election day) we’ve noticed versions popping up at some of our favorite retailers, and we’re going to go ahead and give them our endorsdment here and now. […]

Zac Posen Poised to Tap Budget Fashion Market?

Fact: Mass market and budget lines are the only things making money right now Could it be? Rumors have it that Zac Posen will be entering the world of budget-friendly fashion with a diffusion line, in an effort to make some money. According to Fashion Week Daily, Posen says, “We’ve been in the process of […]

Doo.Ri “Budget” Diffusion Line on the Way

Credit: Marcie Madeira/Style.com Women’s Wear Daily , we can expect the designer (full name: Doo-Ri Chung) to give us some of her signature elements—jersey, draping, feminine silhouettes—at more consumer-friendly prices. Still, as far as the budget aspect goes, we’re not sure it truly falls into that category—prices will start at $80, and range to up […]

Thakoon for Target: Mrs. O Would Approve

> You know we love us some Michelle Obama style (check out Kathryn’s budget style retrospective on Mrs. O) so we’re all about a first look at budget-friendly pieces from one of her favorite designers, Thakoon, who’s bringing his bold prints and modern lines to Target’s GO International line at the end of the year. […]

Holiday Shopping Tips from TBF

> Need some holiday tips about, well, everything—fast? Never fear—a round-up of The Budget Fashionista’s best holiday-centric advice thus far: ~ It’s the second week of December, and you don’t know where to begin? Read Kathryn’s Holiday Shopping Plan—guaranteed to keep you from going off the deep-end (well, almost). ~ Feeling less than glowing? Check […]

Christian Siriano and Payless Team Up

> What: Project Runway Season 4 winner Christian Siriano (who we thought was fab) will design a line of shoes and bags for Payless for Fall ‘09, with price points of $25-$45. What We Say: We loved loved loved Siriano’s designs on Project Runway, so color us excited to see how his work translates to […]