Gradient Tights, Global Shoppers, Valentine’s Gift and More: Web Round-Up

The Budget Fashionista brings you the best topics, tips and trends from around the web: ~ Yearning for some runway-worthy gradient tights (like the Lacroix look, above)? Here’s a budget DIY (via ~ Even post-holiday, retailers still are courting global shoppers (via International Herald Tribune) ~ Looking for a different kind of heart-warming Valentine’s […]

Spring Coats: Adventures in Home Shopping

We’re still schlepping around in our winter coats, but that doesn’t stop us from planning ahead. We’re thinking of spring—coats, specifically, in anything but wool, and anything but black. A visit to QVC turned up some great inspiration for fun styles to transition into the season, and they’re even budget enough that they’re still worth […]

Valentines Days Gifts: Five Great Gifts for Under $25

It’s time to start thinking of ways to wow your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day, so here’s some picks for great Valentine’s gifts under $25 apiece: Valentine themed boxers, $11.99 at A candy hearts martini glass, $24.95, at Valentine fortune cookie takeout pail, $19.99, at Handsome Devil mug, $12.95, at Love journal, […]

Embellished Black Dress: High Vs. Low

According to, bedazzled black dresses—embellished with metal studs, beading, and other shiny stuff—are all the rage. We like ‘em—but we also know they’ll look dated ten times quicker than your average LBD. So, here we’ve got one that’s worth the cash for a short-lived style statement, while the other is a little more than […]

National Wear Red Day, Help Share the Heart Truth

Every woman should wear red once in awhile, and there’s no better time than now—Feb. 1 is National Wear Red Day, kicking off American Heart Month. The Heart Truth Campaign, with it’s Red Dress symbol, is spreading the word—namely, that heart disease is the #1 killer of women. Want to know what you can do? […]

Slingbacks: Adventures in Home Shopping

We happen to looove a great slingback, and from a great brand name? Even better. Just a click away? Now you’re talking. Home shopping giant QVC is currently offering these styles, any of which we’d love to slip into: Bandolino pink patent leather slingback, $34.50, product number: S3599 Bandolino black leather slingback, $34.50, product number: […]