Comment for a Cure: Total Amount Raised

Thanks to all of you who commented during my Comment for A Cure initiative. For every comment you posted on The Budget Fashionista during the month of October, I agreed to donate $1 to the Breast Cancer Research Fund. Here’s the final total… Drum roll please….. You made 1,984 comments during the month of October, […]

Do Good: Coats for Cubs- Donate Fur to Humane Society

Now through Earth Day on Tuesday, Apr 22, bring your real fur apparel, including trims, accessories and shearling to any Buffalo Exchange and let them know it’s a donation for Coats for Cubs. Since you’re donating to The Humane Society of the United States, condition is unimportant. Used furs provide bedding and comfort to orphaned […]

Daily Deal: Mudra Placecard Holders at

The Deal:  Mudra Placecard Holders reduced to $9.95 from $19.95 at The Lowdown: An easy way to ###### seats at the holiday table, the iconographic Hindu gestures point guests in the right direction.  The Mudra Placecard Holders are made with bronzed cast brass, and each set of four features two hand signals. Buy It:  […]

Hot Maternity Clothes

“THESE PRODUCTS ARE NO LONGER BEING SOLD” A few months ago, I wrote a very well received post on where to find stylish maternity clothing and featured the site Destination Maternity, home to maternity stores like the expensive A Pea in the Pod, the more sedate Mimi Maternity, and the budget (and plus size) friendly […]

Best Bras: Bra Tips for VERY Large Chested Women

Dear Budget Fashionista: I need some serious help! I have HUGE breast (44J) and I need help finding a good bra that fits. Answer:Figure Magazine recently wrote some great tips on finding a good bra if you cup “runneth over” which included, looking for spillage, focusing on wide straps, and making sure the middle section […]