Top 3 Tips on Dressing for Your Body Shape

Celebrities with Different Body Shapes

In our Repost Series, we re-publish classic posts from our archives. This post,first published earlier this year, is  great primer on dressing for your body shape. Trends come and go, but your body shape is always going to stay the same. True, you may gain or lose weight, but in general your proportions aren’t going […]

Repost: How to Avoid The Designer Handbag Trap

Most of us purchase designer handbags more because of the status carrying one conveys and less because of the quality. You can get a great, quality handbag at your local JC Penney’s for less than $50, but carrying that handbag doesn’t convey the same status as, say, carrying the same Yves Saint Laurent handbag carried […]

Fall Fashion Trend 101: Tips for Wearing Green

Diane Von Furstenberg Fall 2011, Courtesy of Green, for better or for worse, is a hot color this fall. However, green can be one difficult color to wear (other than on St. Patrick’s Day). The color can appear over-bearing on the rack and difficult to adapt to different skin tones (unless you’re a red […]

How To Pack (on a Budget)

In this tough economy, travelling isn’t easy nor is it affordable. When it comes to airline fees, high gas prices, and unexpected expenses, sometimes it seems as though vacations will never be stress free. However, with enough planning, you fabulous fashionistas can absolutely learn to pack your bag on a budget while still bringing enough […]

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 […]

Repost: Advice for Shopaholics

Dear Budget Fashionista, I am a shopaholic. I love buying clothes, yet I never have anything to wear. I spent $1,500 on Bluefly purchasing shoes, a beautiful leather Lamarthe bag and other clothes. When I don’t shop I feel irritated like a junkie who needs their next fix. I shop vintage, online, in stores. And […]

How to Dress Like a Celebrity

You can achieve star quality style without breaking the bank. The key to looking like a celebrity isn’t found in a bunch of designer labels, but in how you wear an item. Here are four tips that celebrities (or rather, their stylists) use to create their star looks. How to Dress Like a Celebrity Accessories […]

How to Dress for Black Tie Affairs on a Budget

Anne Hathaway

DO Choose a solid color, floor length gown Black-tie affairs require floor length skirts, so any cocktail dress is out of the question. But the fact that a dress reaches the ground still doesn’t mean it’s appropriate. To make sure your look is elegant, select a gown in a solid color– no stripes, no animal […]

Fashion Advice: How to Dress Like a Rock Star

Dear Budget Fashionista, I am vocalist of an alternative band and my image is supposed to be feminine yet still look tough (a rocker chick) I want to know how to achieve this look on a budget. How can dress like a rock star (on a budget)? Answer: The best way to achieve this image […]

How to Make Flat Shoes Comfortable

Dear Budget Fashionista, Here is my dilemma: I love flats, they are so cute and versatile, but it is so hard for me to find a style and brand that does not torture my feet. Almost all of the flats that I’ve tried rub my ankle raw or dig into the top of my toes. […]