11 Great Wedding Veils and Hair Pieces on a Budget

Great Wedding Veils and Hair Pieces on a Budget

Tasha Flower Fascinator Headband, $48 from Nordstrom Fashion History: The wedding veil was invented in the 19th century as a way to convey the bride’s modesty and virginity. Let’s take a moment to absorb that… A lot has changed in the past 200 years. We’re all friends here, so we can be honest with each […]

ShopSmart Reveals the Most Common Tricky Ad Claims–and How to Avoid Them

Reading Ads Fineprint

Shutterstock As the saying goes, promise (and large promise, at that) is the soul of advertising. Unfortunately, advertisers get to pay for their houses and cars because they sell things well, not because they can keep their promises. The July 2012 copy of Shopsmart magazine reminds us of this with their timely article that exposes […]

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 […]

Fashion Advice: Dresses for Those Big on Top and Small on Bottom

Dresses for Those Big on Top and Small on Bottom

Dear Budget Fashionista, I need advice! I love dresses and my look is feminine classic (I’m an attorney and so have to be a tad conservative), with–I like to think–a touch of fashionista. My shoulders are broader than my narrow hips, I have a pretty large bust and not much of a waist. I usually […]

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 […]