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 […]

10 Eco Friendly Ways to Use & Reuse Toothpaste & ToothBrushes

tootbrush

It’s amazing how many uses you can find for everyday products you already have lying around the house.  Today’s post covers toothpaste – it’s not just for sparkly whites anymore! We’ve collected the following uses for toothpaste based on research, testing them ourselves, and forcing our friends to test them. We take the fact that […]

Brighter and Bolder on a Budget: Nicole Miller Summer Sale

Nicole Miller Summer Sale 2012

This summer fashion is all about the brighter and bolder, the better. Nicole Miller and her playful, colorful designs are undoubtedly a fail-safe bet for any summer wardrobe update. However, her price points tend to fall outside of our totally non-Beyonce (or NM’s other Hollywood muses) clothing budget. Until now. From June 1st to the […]

Are You a Shopaholic? Here Are Some Tips to Help You Out

Tips for Shopaholics

Credit: V-Shopaholic on Blogspot Dear Budget Fashionista, I am a shopaholic. I love buying clothes, yet I never have anything to wear. I spent $1,500 on Bluefly purchasing shoes, a beautiful leather Lamarthe bag and other clothes. When I don’t shop I feel irritated, like a junkie who needs her next fix. I shop vintage, […]

7 Ways to Navigate Memorial Day Sales

Memorial Day sale

Shutterstock Memorial Day on our shopping calendar is the stuff summer lovin’ is made of: sales tax holidays in some states (if you’re lucky to live in one), massive deals and discounts, and a whole weekend’s worth of excuse to shop around ala-The Fast and The Furious. Now… we personally know how summer euphoria and […]

Memorial Day Fashion Tip: Wear White… Worry-Free!

Memorial Day White Dress

Memorial Day is on our radar, which means it’s time to rummage through our closet for our best white pieces. If you’re planning to wear the trend, we suggest pairing bright bold colors with the wonderful neutrality of white. Think white silk shirt with bright-colored jeans, or a neon top with white denim. White adds […]

20 Great Nail Polish Colors for Summer 2012

20 Great Nail Polish Colors for Summer 2012

There’s nothing I love better than a fresh summer mani-pedi. While I’m in love with the nail art trend, and totally encourage everyone to give it a try (start with these great nail “stickers” /Polish Strips from Sally Hansen), there may be a few of you who insist on sticking with good ol’ basic nails. […]