Vera Wang Backs Down from $500 Anti-Knockoffs “Appointment Fee” After Local and Global Backlash

Vera Wang

What: In case you haven’t heard this week, Vera Wang has opened a Shanghai bridal boutique in January to house her globally-revered bridal couture creations. Which typically wouldn’t be such a huge point of interest for normal folks who aren’t celebrity brides, except that the shop was charging 3,000 yuan ($480) for customers to have […]

The Kardashian Sisters Launch a New Line

Kardashian Sisters

The following is a guest post from our friends at Lucky. Since their rise to reality stardom, Kim, Khloé and Kourtney Kardashian have worked on an incredible amount of projects that have almost nothing in common with one another. Which is a wonderful thing for their careers and bank accounts, yet confusing for the rest of the […]

National Women’s History Month: Betsey Johnson

Betsey Johnson Pink

In the history of American fashion there have been many fascinating, influential, talented women who innovate and create amazing fashions. Here at The Budget Fashionista we’d like to highlight just a few of them for National Women’s History Month. We’ve come a long way, baby! One such woman is Betsey Johnson.

H&M’s New Collection: Models Off Duty Style

HM models collection

Apparently launching a summer collection with Ms. Beyoncé  herself wasn’t enough for Sweden’s hottest brand.  H&M’s pre-summer collection features styles inspired by some of the hottest models in the industry: Joan Smalls, Daphne Groeneveld, Lindsey Wixson, and Liu Wen.  These four ladies may be strutting thousands of dollars worth of designer goods on the runway, […]

It’s Official: Beyoncé is the new face of H&M

Beyonce the new face of H&M

Lady B’s quest to world domination now includes a starring role at H&M.  Beyoncé’s latest partnership with the Swedish retailer’s summer campaign is “Beyoncé as Mrs. Carter in H&M.”  And in true Bey fashion (no pun attended), she’s not only modeling the designs, but she helped create them. “What makes these pieces even more special […]

A Gucci-Inspired Clutch Made of… LEGO Bricks? We Suggest 5 Clutches that Make Us Look Polished, not Plastic!


First the Olsen twins had that whole “let’s decorate bags with prescription pills” thing happening and now, it’s all about LEGO bricks.  This time it’s not an Olsen brainchild, but that of LEGO jewelry and accessories maker, Agnieszka Biernacka (say that three times fast).  Biernacka is selling a limited edition LEGO-made Gucci replica on her site, […]