At the end of each season, I sell my clothes to a local consignment shop. Each consignment shop sets its own guidelines for the type of designers, styles, sizes and quality they prefer. You and [.....] [...] Read More
One of the best places to get the designers we love at prices we can afford is to head to consignment shops. Consignment shops are boutiques that sell high quality, brand new and gently used [.....] [...] Read More
Last month I wrote about the wonderful online store Alternative Outfitters. Although I’m a fashion-centered, leather-wearing, fur-loving (Salvation Army and thrift stores of course) stylista, I do shop at online and offline stores specializing [.....] [...] Read More
Trend Central reports today on the arrival of a new designer to low price-ultra hip H&M’s roster. The store is resurrecting Elio Fiorucci, a popular resort wear designer from the 70s, in June. Fiorucci joins [.....] [...] Read More
Budget Fashionista Tip: When traveling, only shop at the stores you don’t have in your hometown—it will help you build a unique wardrobe.
I love San Francisco. You have the water, breathtaking views, delicious food, [.....] [...] Read More
I’ve been on a quest to find well constructed, expertly designed furniture that doesn’t cost more than my home. For a long time, the only option seemed to be Ikea, whose furniture is of questionable [.....] [...] Read More
Budget Fashionistas in the upper Pacific Northwest no longer have to travel to neighboring cities like Portland or Vancouver to find deals on designer fashions. Chelsea Premium Outlets, the folks behind the fame Woodbury Outlets, [.....] [...] Read More
I refuse to pay over $30 bucks for trendy items, especially ones that are inherently cheap in their nature.
Like the whole cotton broomstick/prairie skirt/just back from Bali trend. I love the skirts; they are [.....] [...] Read More
La Redoute is the French equivalent of H&M, featuring the latest styles and exclusive bridgelines from designers like Jean Paul Gaultier (of Madonna cone breast fame) and Vanessa Bruno at prices that normal people can [.....] [...] Read More
So you’ve shrunk your sweater? Don’t fret, you can unshrink your sweater using the simple steps below.
How to Unshrink a Sweater
1. You can stretch your sweater by soaking the garment in a tub and/or sink [.....] [...] Read More
If you’re someone who wears perfume infrequently, then head to the nearest fragrance counter and request a free sample, instead of purchasing a full bottle. Most major fragrance companies, from Burberry to Givenchy have samples [.....] [...] Read More
Do you take your style cues from Seabiscuit? Tired of your boring black boots? Do you feel the need to let people know you’re coming?
Well these are the boots for you. Who says horse shoes [.....] [...] Read More
Attention Fashionistas young and old…
Wearing your thong outside of your pants has never been in style. Yes, pop princesses like Christina Aguilera and Britney Spears have been seen rocking this look, but they are also [.....] [...] Read More
I’m all for the emergence of the ethnic tunic as the “must-have” item for spring. These colorful tops are comfortable, can be worn with jeans or with a skirt, and are available in all price [.....] [...] Read More
Although I’m a big fan of the furniture design shop, Design Within Reach, I still find their products to be a little outside of my price range. For Budget Fashionistas like myself, we have Design [.....] [...] Read More