Essential Summer Fabrics to Beat the Heat

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Sweltering temps tend to have most of us reaching for smaller garments: denim cut-offs, breezy camis, maybe a crop top or two. But minding your fabrics, alongside your silhouettes, can save you from sweating just the same. This season, reach for the right threads to avoid adding heat to the day with pieces that just […]

Top 6 Summer Handbags You’ll Want to Carry

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Tote all of your essentials in a chic, inexpensive bag this summer season. From sleek and professional leather satchels to cute and convenient clutches, there’s a bag for every occasion and style taste. These summer 2015 bags fuse of-the-moment fashion trends with on-the-go functionality. 1. Cross-Body Bags Cross-body bags have been a staple in many […]

Emmy Rossum: Steal Her Style

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Emmy Rossum’s off-duty style is worlds apart from her character, Fiona Gallagher in Shameless. The 28-year-old is almost as famous for her flawless fashion sense as she is for her acting credentials. New Yorker Emmy always looks immaculately put-together, and refreshingly admits to not having a stylist because she loves to pick out clothes for […]

Help! I’m 56 Years Old, What Do I Wear To A Black Tie Wedding?

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Here at Budget Fashionista, we love to help out with your style dilemmas, and the latest question that landed in our inbox is something we knew that many women could relate too. Donna asks: “I have a black tie wedding to attend in January. I am 56 years old and do not want to dress […]

Romantic Date Night Outfits in White

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When date night rolls around, most women reach for a colorful print frock or that classic little black dress. For your next date night outfit, try a look that’s different than the norm. Inspired by Rooney Mara’s gorgeous white gown worn at the “Carol” premiere on May 17th, consider sporting white formal wear and/or accessories […]

Mother Of The Bride: 6 Ways To Look Your Best For The Big Day

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Being the Mother of the bride (or groom) is enough to break most put-together women out into a cold sweat. You probably haven’t agonized over one outfit since your own wedding day. Yet it’s a milestone moment in a woman’s life when she should look and feel her best. While it may be the Bride’s […]

Vanessa Hudgens: Steal Her Style

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Few celebrities do effortless boho style quite like Vanessa Hudgens. The former High School Musical actress has come a long way in the style stakes since her preppy-lovin’ days as Gabriella Montez in the Disney movies. While she may take the crown as the ultimate festival fashionista with her floral headbands and barely-there shorts, Hudgens […]

It-Girl Gifts for Mommas-to-Be

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Wedding season may be on its way in, but baby season? That’s a year-round celebration. Not all nursery essentials are created equal, and while there are more than a few classics that will grace a shower, the personalized picks tailored to her individual style are what gets oohed and ahed over every time. Read on to discover […]

Slow Fashion Movement: Leave Fast-Fashion Behind

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Fashion is constantly evolving due to changes in trends and advances in production technology. Many women try to keep up with the momentum, resulting in a concept known as ‘fast-fashion.’ Garments constructed for fast-fashion are often lower quality but of-the-moment, designed to be worn for a single season. Slow Fashion for Wise Fashionistas Wise fashionistas […]