What: Angela glides on a little Band-Aid Friction Block The Lowdown: In theory, Band-Aid Friction Block is a great idea. Instead of having to slap on some unsightly band-aids on those sore spots where new and/or impractical shoes rub you the wrong way, simply glide on a little Friction Block and go. The product itself […]
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InStyleBelly.com is a online/offline consignment boutique for designer maternity wear. The Selection: The high-end designer roster ranges from Juicy Couture Maternity, ABS, Michael Stars and even Diane Von Furstenberg. The prices are reasonable for fashion forward pieces: $23 for a bright yellow Diane Von Furstenberg sleeveless henley, and $54 for a stretchy denim skirt by […]
ShoeDazzle.com is essentially a Shoe of the Month Club. For a monthly fee, receive a new pair of shoes in the mail to keep, especially chosen for you. This is the brainchild of Kim Kardashian (Founder and Chief Stylist) and partners Robert Shapiro (of OJ case fame) and Brian Lee, the founders of LegalZoom.com. The […]
Markdownalert.com is a subscription newsletter that regularly sends alerts for the latest sales, discounts and coupons that come in to their database. After signing up for this service, a shopper chooses a basic category of interest (“Women – Apparel, Accessories & Shoes” versus “Home Decor – Bed, Bath” and three other categories.) Unfortunately, shoppers can’t […]
Sortprice.com is another shopping search engine (check out the 15 best price comparison sites guide), which fuses price comparison (like PriceGrabber.com) with visual product matching (as Like.com does). They’re celebrating their 5-year anniversary with the release of a new “improved layout for quicker access” to products, a subscriber newsletter, a list of popular products and […]
Dear Budget Fashionista, Is there a product or solution to keep my white blouses white? I always end up with underarm and collar stains. Answer: Try washing your shirts in warm water with either a solution like OxyClean or Mrs. Stewart’s Bluing solution, which does turn your shirts “blue”, but is used to whiten shirts […]
Dear Budget Fashionista, As a 52-year-old woman, with varicose veins, do I need to wear pantyhose in the winter and can I wear long shirts that goes almost to my ankles? What do I wear? Thank you Answer: The Bad News: Pantyhose (aka nylons) are pretty dated. The Good (actually, great) News: Tights are not. […]
Dear Budget Fashionista, I was perusing on Smartbargains and noticed that all of the “Famous Maker” and “Famous Designer” brand dresses are not only the same styles as Nicole Miller’s, but the same fabrics and original retail prices. Is “Famous Maker/Designer” code for Nicole Miller, or is this just a coincidence? Answer: Stores like Smartbargains […]
Credit: Shutterstock Dear Budget Fashionista, I have a very embarassing problem—I sweat. Like REALLY sweat, and I often ruin shirts because of this issue. Is there anything I can do to protect my shirts?
Dear Budget Fashionista: I have hear a lot about fashion neutrals. My question is what are the colors considered the neutrals in fashion!