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
I love the Sopranos, as much as I love a good issue of Bazaar. So imagine my happiness when our Chief Tech dude sent me this link to the show’s costume designer’s notes.
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It seems like everyone is wearing puffy jackets with a fur brimmed hood. I will probably never purchase one, because it looks like something my six-year-old niece would wear. However, for those of you who [.....] [...] Read More
So, I am shopping yesterday with my mother and my mother-in-law at the Jersey Garden Mall (we were just too lazy to head out to Woodbury). Jersey Gardens is a huge outlet mall located minutes [.....] [...] Read More
Today is perhaps the worst day to shop—but being the Budget Fashionista I was at the stores. Skipping over the ridiculously long lines at the Mall, I headed to the garment district in NYC [.....] [...] Read More
Raise your mouse if you loved to color as a child! Well, coloring fans the folks at Target are selling paint by numbers wallpaper. The idea is that you go through the normal motions of [.....] [...] Read More