Repost: Recession Proofing Your Closet This Fall

The Budget Fashionista’s Annual “Being Broke Ain’t Cute” Series features tips and advice to help you improve your personal financial health. For more personal finance information, please visit our Financial Health Series. 1. Develop a Signature Piece. This is the piece you’re going to be known for—sort of like your calling card. It could be […]

Nicole Miller Launches Fine Jewelry at JCPenney

What: Designer Nicole Miller recently launched a collection of high-priced fine jewelry at JcPenney From Nicole Miller: Nicole is the first runway designer to create a fine jewelry line for Jcpenney. The collection includes necklaces, pendants, bangles, rings and earrings with prices ranging from $127.99 to $699.99. What We Say: While the collection is nice […]

Fall 2011 Fashion Trend: Faux Fur Vests

One of the more interesting fall 2011 fashion trends is the rise of the fur vest. Frankly, the fashion powers that be have been trying for YEARS to get us fashionistas to buy into the item of wearing acrylic fur as a fashion statement. The jury it out as to whether this trend will catch […]

How to Shop (the) Gap

Chain stores haters can resist all they want, but when it comes to affordable, trend-forward basics, nobody beats the Gap (yes, we know it’s “Gap”, but we just can’t help adding “the” in there. We know you do, too). Even though they’re best-known for jeans, the mall staple does has other great basics (great t-shirts […]

The Top Fashion Trends for Fall 2011

From new color trends to the rise of the cape, this fall’s fashion trends are not only wearable, but affordable- with key pieces available for well under $100. Furthermore, the latest in fall fashion trends are pieces you will actually KEEP in your closet for a while (capes, work dresses, etc). We give you the […]

Back To School Fashion on a Budget

I never knew how hard it was to find affordable, age appropriate clothing for children until I became an aunt. Why is it next to impossible to find a cute, non-hoochified dress for a girl for under $50. Is it too much to ask to pay less for a boys suit than I pay for […]

Banana Republic Fall 2011 Review

What: TBF attended Banana Republic’s Fall 2011 Fashion Show and brings you the lowdown What they Say: As in the season itself, the color gradient evolves naturally, shifting easily from vineyard tones of claret and plum to mustard, tomato and honeyed butterscotch…Effortlessly layered textures come into view as a strong focal point…cable-knits, faux fur scarves, […]