Why does it seem that your wit seems to fail you when you need it the most? While waiting in line to register for a high-brow, ladies who lunch, fashion event in midtown Manhattan, I [.....] [...] Read More
Besides writing books and dishing snarky fashion advice in this blog, I also do a bit of freelance fashion styling. Check out my latest work in the March issue of Ego Miami Magazine.
A BIG shout [.....] [...] Read More
Everyone knows I dish budget tips and fashion advice for those of us without trust funds (or those with trust funds they can’t access yet). However, my life as stylist, fashion editor, and general feel-good [.....] [...] Read More
Yesterday, I went shopping with my fabulously snarky, gay-male best friend Lloyd. Every Fashionista needs a Lloyd in the their lives, someone whose heightened sense of style and witty off-the-wall comments makes a horrible, icy [.....] [...] Read More
Bill Cosby wore them. Michael J. Fox had a whole closet full of them. Arsenio probably got canceled because of them. Yep, we’re talking about ugly sweaters.
Every guy has these sweaters somewhere in their closet. [.....] [...] Read More
An angry email from a dedicated reader…..
Dear Budget Fashionista,
Your article “Five Things To Throw Out Of Your Closet Right Now” failed to mention the appropriately named “Ugg boot”. The low rise jeans (even though you [.....] [...] Read More
John Malkovich is arguably one of the most underrated actors in Hollywood. Now everybody’s favorite quirky dude has his own fashion line. Yep, you can “be” John Malkovich by wearing items from his collection. For [.....] [...] Read More
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It appears that the Goth kids at my high school were fashion visionaries. Everyone at the Oscars seemed to be channeling Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, with black dresses and smoky make-up on [.....] [...] Read More
1. Hot Dog Colors. Ketchup Red, Mustard Yellow, Relish Green, Onion White, and Hot Dog Brown seems to be big colors for Fall.
2. Brocade. Schedule a date with your curtains. This look is best with [.....] [...] Read More
I subscribe to about a billion different e-mail newsletters. However there are few I actually read. One is Portland Picks, an e-mail newsletter written by a group of stylish women in Portland, OR. Even though [.....] [...] Read More
I love Kenneth Cole because they sell stylish shoes in size 11. I’m also in love with this shirt from their spring line. it is something about batwing sleeves that makes me feel warm and [.....] [...] Read More
After all the fur and leather I saw during NYC Fall 2005 Fashion week, I wanted to find some fashion alternatives for our vegan/cruelty free sistas. The online store Alternative Outfitters vegan, cruelty-free products that [.....] [...] Read More
This little tidbit is sort of related to fashion week, but not really. Apparently Tara Subkoff, the designer of Imitation of Christ, created a line of sandals for Easy Spirit. Yes, Easy Spirit. The sandals, [.....] [...] Read More