The Anatomy of a $155 Polo Shirt

Green polo shirt

What: CBS News interviews designers Katherine and Jared MacLane regarding the costs of making a $155 KP MacLane polo shirt. What They Say: From the designers… “We almost took a backwards approach to manufacturing. A lot of people look at, ‘Oh, how are we going to keep our costs low so we can make a […]

For Those of Us Who Love a Good Handbag…

For Those of Us Who Love a Good Handbag

Right now, the word “budget” has a new meaning for many of us, in light of the current state of the economy. That doesn’t stop the fashion world, however, from dangling new handbag trends (among others) tantalizingly in front of us. A handbag, of course, is something we might normally suggest you could invest a little […]

These Shoes Will Make Your Travel Experience A LOT Easier

Great Airport and Travel Shoes

We’ve heard a lot of airport horror stories. We’re talking long queues, frisking, grumpy folks and seemingly-endless luggage checks. In fact, we wouldn’t be too surprised if network execs are busy pitching a Man vs. Flight show right now. (Discovery Channel folks, in case you’re reading this, we’ve got first dibs on that title. Let’s […]

Got a Tummy? Here Are Some Fashion Tips to Help You Out

Got a Tummy

Credit: Shutterstock Dear Budget Fashionista, I just love this site! I have checked it daily for years now! Help—I am a petite bottom (size 12-14) and regular on top (size large or 12). I carry excess weight in my stomach and always have a pooch. When I try on the new styles that are tight […]

How to Wax Your Legs

It’s summer and that means it’s time to defuzz. Heading to local salon to get a wax can be quite pricey, so we put together some tips to help you wax your legs in the comfort of your own home. How to Wax Your Legs Step 1: Pick your product. Two great options are Aussie […]

Make Way for The Budget Fashionista’s New and Revamped Facebook Page

TBF Facebook

With Facebook‘s “It-may-have-been-overpriced-and-overvalued-but-its-still-the-most-talked-about-stock” IPO and its recent acquisition of Instagram for a crazy amount of money normal folks will never know, there’s no question that Facebook persists to remain on top of the social world. With all the recent buzz, it only made sense to revisit The Budget Fashionista’s Facebook, and while it may not […]