It seems like someone at Media Post, specifically writer Larry Dobrow has been reading this blog. In Tuesday’s Magazine Rack newsletter, our friend Larry wrote a longer and more detailed version of our October 1, 2004 [.....] [...] Read More
I’ve received tons of e-mails from people who want to get inside New York Fashion Week, but have no press passes or invites. I am reluctant to give out any tips to these folks, because [.....] [...] Read More
Day Four at Fashion Week found the tents full of designers and the Budget Fashionista full of mucus. I felt so sick and run down, that I decided to skip to the day’s festivities (I [.....] [...] Read More
It’s Day Two of fashion week and I already feel like staying home and watching reruns of “Desperate Housewives”. Although I love the folks on Wisteria Lane, I love fashion just a little bit more.
Today [.....] [...] Read More
What’s the ugliest bag you’ve ever seen? Close your eyes, I’ll remind you. Start with an unfashionable color, add a poorly executed two-letter-combination logo and top if off with some flowers that look like clip [.....] [...] Read More
In an effort to get you to spend money during the post Christmas shopping lull, NYC’s Tax-free week starts today. Through Feb 6th, no tax will be charged on clothing and footwear for items under [.....] [...] Read More
The emails have been pouring in response to Alyssa Wodtke’s essay on the demise of the Ugg. The comments tend to have a distinct West Coast vs. East Coast vibe—with a majority of folks from [.....] [...] Read More
From the first day I saw Cameron Diaz in a magazine walking around 75 degree LA in shorts and Uggs boots, I’ve been anxiously awaiting the demise of this unfortunate trend. The Uggs boot, it’s [.....] [...] Read More
Hands down spring is my favorite time of year—influenced greatly by the fact that my birthday falls right in the middle of this glorious season. Besides my birthday (April 5th—well wishes and gifts are accepted), [.....] [...] Read More
Who knew Vegan shoes could be so cute?
Mention vegan clothing to a Fashionista, and immediately thoughts of rough hemp vests and hot “pleather” boat shoes come to mind. Earth Shoes, a 30-year-old family owned company, [.....] [...] Read More
Dear Budget Fashionista,
I have always wanted to purchase a Louis Vuitton hand bag. I have seen them on ebay, yahoo, and other online auction sites for very low prices. How do I tell a real [.....] [...] Read More
Every time I complain about the cold weather on the east coast—a vaild complaint considering that the mercury has been hovering dangerously close to single digits for the past week—someone, without fail, brings up the [.....] [...] Read More