Minimalism is the rage of boutique hotels and architects, of interior designers and Swedish furniture, but you don’t hear much when it comes to minimalist wardrobe. But you should. Less is more and that’s a hard concept for us to digest sometimes when we’re inundated with ads that tell us to buy because we deserve […]
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Daylight savings in the fall – it’s a love-hate relationship. While it’s really hard to hate that extra hour of sleep, as I get older I’ve started to notice that it takes me longer to adapt. Losing light so that it’s dark by 5pm is really hard on the social life! So seriously, how is […]
Dear Budget Fashionista, I really need your help. Even though I wear a clothing size 12, I have VERY wide calves (plus size- about the size of someone who wears a size 16 to 18). I would love to be able to to find a stylish pair of wide calf boots to wear this winter. […]
Dear Budget Fashionista, How does one remove scuff marks from patent leather shoes? I have a cream pair that has brown marks and I have a red pair that has black marks. Do I need to go to a shoe shop?? How to Get Scuff Marks Off Shoes Answer: Don’t spend money at a shoe […]
You heard it first here: There are worse fashion faux-pas than spending outside your budget. Keep these 10 fall fashion do’s and don’ts in mind as you shop for your closet and pick our your daily looks!
Dear Budget Fashionista, I love shoes, I want shoes, but I have a bunion and need wide shoes (I wear a 7w). I’m nervous about buying online because the fit is so important, especially with wide feet. When I shop in store, all I can find are elderly orthopedic shoes. Is it possible to buy […]
I love hats and boy, do I need them in summer. You may be thinking this sounds weird since, obviously I’d need a warm hat more in the winter months of Chicago but don’t forget—pigmentation, my friends! Exposing yourself even with 1,789 so-called SPF, your face is still at risk for splotchy pigmentation problems, so […]
Confession time: I’m not neat when it comes to packing jewelry for a getaway. OK, I’m downright careless. While my sandals rest carefully between perfectly folded shorts, my jewelry is another story. I toss ’em in a plastic sandwich bag, then smush it in my suitcase.
As somewhat of a perfectionist, I’m always looking for the best – especially when it comes to gifts. Therefore, every year, about a week before Fathers’ Day, I find several hours dedicated to combing the internet and local stores for the best fathers’ day gifts.