Summer Clearance and $1.99 Shipping at Sears: Daily Deal

The Deal: Sears is offering big savings on summer apparel this week, along with $1.99 shipping. The Lowdown: It’s still steamy enough outside that you might be in the market for some summer apparel to wear right now, or perhaps you’re just thinking ahead to next year—either way, Sears has some hot summer savings on […]

Simply Good Media Blogs Transition to Green Servers

Simply Good Media, which includes yours truly, The Budget Fashionista, as well as a host of other budget blogs including See Jack Shop, The Budget Ecoist, The Budget Casa, and The Budget Bambino, is walking the walk when it comes to its business. This past weekend Simply Good Media moved all of its web assets […]

Pottery Barn’s Summer Sale: Daily Deal

The Deal: Up to 75% off select items at Pottery Barn’s Summer Sale The Lowdown: If you’ve been putting off those home decor updates all summer, now’s the time to pick up a few pieces to boost your home’s style quotient. Pottery Barn is a great source for stylish home decor to begin with — […]

Do Good: Maggie Gyllenhaal Teams Up With Trickle Up

What: The Dark Knight’s femme fatale Maggie Gyllenhaal and Trickle Up have teamed up for one of our fave combinations—fashion and a great cause. In this case, Gyllenhaal tapped New York jewelry design studio TENTHOUSANDTHINGS to design a necklace with proceeds to benefit Trickle Up’s “Seed a Dream” campaign. The Lowdown: The necklace features three […]

Summer Fashion Trend: The White Dress

“THESE PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” What: The Rise of the White Dress What We Say: Okay, okay, we get it already! Everywhere you turn right now—and we do mean everywhere—you will find the white dress, on everyone from Jessica Simpson to Halle Berry. White dresses of all types, but primarily white sundresses —from […]

Packing for a Summer Getaway: Expert Advice from’s Laird Borrelli

July and August are prime times for taking that much-needed summer getaway, but our least favorite part? Er, packing. Figuring out what to bring is hard enough (especially for any self-respecting fashionista), but with all those extra per-bag charges airlines are imposing these days, we have to watch the bottom line as well. Fortunately, […]