Forever21’s Magic Mirrors: Sorry You Really Don’t Look Hot in That Sequined Mini Skirt

A Very Sad Fact: Forever21 (and other stores) trick you into thinking you look hotter in their clothes than you actually do. How do they do this? Through the clever use of tilted mirrors, which tilt towards you at the bottom and gradually tilt away from you at the top. This trick makes you appear […]

Fashion Advice: What to Wear to a New York Wedding

black jumpsuit

Dear Budget Fashionista, I need help! I live in south Florida and I will be attending a wedding in October In NYC. I have no clue about fashion, can you please give me some ideas as to what I should wear? Answer: When in doubt, wear black… it’s what us New Yorkers do when we’re […]

The Unique Valentines Day: Food, Date, and Gift Ideas

Valentine's Day Couple

I hate cliche, especially when it comes to holidays laden with expectation. So, when it comes to Valentine’s Day, I’m always on the lookout for ways to celebrate without feeling like I’ve been splattered with Hallmark and entranced in to a consumer zombie by set menus and boxes of overpriced chocolate. Here are some great ideas […]