A few months ago, we received a comment from a faithful TBF reader who said, and I quote, “I’m too busy to budget shop”. While our first reaction was, “who doesn’t have time to bargain shop?”, the more we thought about it, the more we understood where the reader was coming from. Budget shopping can […]
Before there was The Budget Fashionista, there was a little girl named Kathryn from Minnesota. In a town where nearly all people looked the same, Kathryn’s mother, Karen, had always encouraged the girl to express herself, especially her personal style. Fast forward to the present, Kathryn is taking her mom out shopping for shoes that […]
Like most brides, the months before my wedding was filled with twice day spinning classes, personal trainers, and a diet consisting primarily of a strange lemonade mixture (Master Cleanse) and Chocolate Pretzel Snack Bars (Weight Watchers). I wasn’t a total Bridezilla, but I can see how a bride could go there (imagine being hungry for […]
So the latest guest designer for H&M is Anna Dello Russo, who is, in fact, not a designer at all — she’s the fashion editor-at-large for Vogue Japan. What this means to us: Well, first, fashion editors get to design stuff??? We’re getting a call into H&M as we speak. But second, and perhaps more […]
You’ve been dropping carefully orchestrated, subtle hints to your man for months (5 months, 22 days, and 5 hours, but who’s counting?), and you always make sure to “pass by” a certain jewelry store that rhymes with “Biffany” whenever you’re at the mall. Here’s another way to hint to your beau that you’re lusting for […]
What: Anna Sui‘s much-awaited Spring 2012 footwear collection for Hush Puppies has finally arrived. The collection is available online and at select retailers.
True Confession: I’m a former group coupon addict who trolled various group buying sites to find great deals. For an embarrassingly long period of time, every mani-pedi, date-night dinner, walking tour and fitness class I participated in was paid for using a group coupon. This worked out well. My nails never looked better, until I […]
Deep down, every one of us kind of wants to be Kate Middleton, but not because she gets to be a princess, and not because she’s marrying Wills on the 29th (let’s face it, he used to be a lot better looking). Truth be told, we just want her hats. From the frilly to the […]