Americana Stripe Pillow Covers $9.99 at PotteryBarn.com:  The Deal

The Deal: Americana stripe pillow covers now $9.99, reduced from $25.00 at PotteryBarn.com The Lowdown: Add a patriotic touch to living room or patio area this Spring with these bold and simple pillow covers.  Take your pick of Sailor Blue or Cherry Red for a simple and classic look that works perfectly with white or […]

Tara Subkoff for Bebe Spring 2008: Fall Fashion Week 2008

What: Designer Tara Subkoff, who tried to make comfort shoes cool with Easy Spirit and made goth chic with Imitation of Christ, has designed a 12 piece capsule collection for the store Bebe. From Our Friends at Fashion Week Daily: The collection is set to launch in early February at all Bebe stores to coincide […]

Heart Truth Red Dress Collection: Fall Fashion Week 2008

What: One of the most anticipated events during New York’s Fall Fashion Week is the annual Red Dress Collection fashion show featuring celebs wearing designer red dresses in an effort to raise awareness about the #1 killer of women, heart disease. The collection is part of a larger initiative called The Heart Truth Campaign, a […]

How To Clean Silver Necklace: Fashion Advice

Dear Budget Fashionista, I wonder if you would have any suggestions on how to clean a silver necklace. I have tried jewelry cleaner (mild coconut based cleaner) that also works on costume jewelry, a polishing cloth and silver cream cleaner to no avail. Answer: First make sure your necklace is in fact made from silver […]

Fashion Advice: Forever 21 Spring Coats

Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m loving the new coats featured on forever21.com, but I can’t decide which one to pick. Any suggestions? Answer: There’s a ton of VERY cute spring jackets from forever21 … here’s a few of my favorites: Scottish Plaid Trench Coat, $42.80 H81 Linen Coat Jacket, $32.00 Cuffed Tab Jacket, $27.80 Plaid Pattern […]

Valentines Days Gifts: Five Great Gifts for Under $25

It’s time to start thinking of ways to wow your sweetheart for Valentine’s Day, so here’s some picks for great Valentine’s gifts under $25 apiece: Valentine themed boxers, $11.99 at Amazon.com A candy hearts martini glass, $24.95, at Wrapables.com Valentine fortune cookie takeout pail, $19.99, at Gifts.com Handsome Devil mug, $12.95, at Shop.com Love journal, […]

Alice+Olivia for Payless, Fashion Week Street Chic, and More: Web Round-Up

The Budget Fashionista links you to the top trends, tips, and topics from around the web: ~ Fashion Week in a shaky economy? What it all means . . .  (via Reuters on Yahoo! News) ~ Speaking of fashion week, it’s all about the runway—but what about outside the tents? A look at fashion week […]

Floral Hair Arrangements: Beauty Trend 2008

What: The latest way to spruce up your coif? Adorn locks with some pretty flowers. What the experts say: According to the February 2008 issue of Allure magazine, floral hair accessories are in, uh, full bloom. Hair stylist Bob Recine says depending on how you style, the flowers in your hair will make you in […]