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. […]

Best Jeans for Women Over 50

Here at TBF, we have a hunch that mature women don’t actually want to walk around in “mom jeans.” There just appear to be no other options for the fashionista who’s outgrown cutting of her circulation in super-tight skinnies and revealing her butt crack in super low-rise jeans. But seasoned fashionistas need not fret. You […]

How To Be a Personal Style Blogger

Just about everyone wants to be a style blogger these days, but it takes more than a good sense of fashion to make it happen. If you want to start showering the web with your style musings, here’s what you’re going to need. How to Be a Personal Style Blogger 1. Great Fashion Style bloggers […]

The Best Dresses For Petite Plus Size Women

You’ve got a lot of curves, but not so much height, so shopping for a dress can seem like a daunting task. Petite clothes are geared toward women with slimmer figures, but standard plus size clothes are too long, so it’s not as simple as just shopping in a certain section of the store. Here […]

How to Dress For Your Boy Shaped Body

Back in high school, you saw curves show up on the other girls in your class and waited impatiently for the same to happen to you. But sadly, your five-year class reunion rolled around and your curves still had not come. A small bust, narrow hips a non-existent waist define the boy shaped body, but […]

Master the Color-Block Trend

Colorblock Dress

The hottest trend of the spring/summer season is color-blocking, and personally, we couldn’t be more thrilled. The spring 2011 runways exploded with vibrant hues that were avante garde, playful, and impossible to ignore both for their brightness and their prominence across designers and retailers. The color-block look is far from new, but it’s back with […]

Sexy Cleavage: How to Increase Your Bust (If You Must)

First, let’s start off by saying this: there is absolutely nothing wrong with a flat chest, remember that from Audrey Hepburn to Keira Knightley, some of the most beautiful women of the past and present have turned heads without cleavage. But in spite of the a-cup revolution, cleavage still makes a woman look and feel […]