How to Clean Thrift Store Clothing

There’s nothing I like more than a shopping spree at my local Salvation Army. I never really paid much attention to disinfecting the garments, until I learned that a fashion editor friend of mine received a nasty infection from not cleaning her thrift store purchases properly. This post gives you tips on cleaning and disinfecting […]

Because Free Doesn’t Always Mean Cheap: Kiplinger’s Awesome Fabulous Freebies 2012 List Is Now Available


As Jessie J asserts about twenty thousand times in her impossibly addictive song, it’s really not about the money (took us one heck of an effort not to burst out singing that line!). Not everything fab has to come with a price tag, and this is proven by Kiplinger‘s uber-nifty Fabulous Freebies list, which came […]

Introducing the New TBF Community!!

TBF Community

Ask us anything. Literally. The Budget Fashionista, friends, is going communal! Sure, we try our best to address all your burning fashion questions through our articles, but there are times when you just need answers, thoughts, opinions ASAP. This is why we’re unveiling our newly-established forum section. Or the “Ask” tab on the navigation bar. […]