A leather skirt is one those “iffy” trends, meaning it’s a trend that most of us like (frankly, I love it), but aren’t too sure how to wear it, so we avoid it all together. Well, I’m going to try and convince you to give the leather skirt a chance (at least a black […]
The Budget Fashionista’s Annual “Being Broke Ain’t Cute” Series features tips and advice to help you improve your personal financial health. For more personal finance information, please visit our Financial Health Series. 1. Develop a Signature Piece. This is the piece you’re going to be known for—sort of like your calling card. It could be […]
What: Designer Nicole Miller recently launched a collection of high-priced fine jewelry at JcPenney From Nicole Miller: Nicole is the first runway designer to create a fine jewelry line for Jcpenney. The collection includes necklaces, pendants, bangles, rings and earrings with prices ranging from $127.99 to $699.99. What We Say: While the collection is nice […]
Chain stores haters can resist all they want, but when it comes to affordable, trend-forward basics, nobody beats the Gap (yes, we know it’s “Gap”, but we just can’t help adding “the” in there. We know you do, too). Even though they’re best-known for jeans, the mall staple does has other great basics (great t-shirts […]
From new color trends to the rise of the cape, this fall’s fashion trends are not only wearable, but affordable- with key pieces available for well under $100. Furthermore, the latest in fall fashion trends are pieces you will actually KEEP in your closet for a while (capes, work dresses, etc). We give you the […]
First posted in April of 2006, this tips in this post are still help for budget shoppers looking to find their favorite brands at a discount Take a walk down the main shopping street in any major city and you’ll notice that several of your favorite department store brands, like Coach, Juicy Couture, and Ellen […]
This week Jenni puts together a DIY project inspired by the waist packs (aka Fanny Packs) shown on Diane Von Furstenberg’s spring/summer 2011 runway.
I never knew how hard it was to find affordable, age appropriate clothing for children until I became an aunt. Why is it next to impossible to find a cute, non-hoochified dress for a girl for under $50. Is it too much to ask to pay less for a boys suit than I pay for […]
Less costume-y than its predecessors, this year’s cape has a coat-like silhouette. Fashionable enough to make a style statement–but functional enough to keep you warm–here’s how to make the cape successful part of your fall 2011 wardrobe.
Black may be the unofficial super-chic uniform of fashionable New Yorkers, but it can also get monotonous and, well, it reminds us of funerals. If you’re looking for a new neutral to don once post Labor Day, consider navy as your go-to neutral for fall. Why Navy? Well, Navy is dark like black, which means […]