Five Quick Shopping Tips for Busy People

A few months ago, we received a comment from a faithful TBF reader who said, and I quote, “I’m too busy to budget shop”. While our first reaction was, “who doesn’t have time to bargain shop?”, the more we thought about it, the more we understood where the reader was coming from. Budget shopping can […]

How to Shop Dillard’s

Next to Macy’s, Dillard’s is the go to department store for mid-priced brands. The budget-friendly store carries top designer brands from Calvin Klein, BCBG and Michael Kors to Ralph Lauren as well as brands that used to be hot back in the day like Perry Ellis. Like many department stores, Dillard’s is huge and can […]

7 Tips for Thrift Store Shopping

Image source: Flickr Creative Commons Outlet malls, end-of-season sales, and the good ole clearance rack are all fine and dandy, but for a REALLY amazing bargain, you can’t beat thrift stores. Now, unless you’re a seasoned pro who has meandered through the aisles of Goodwill and Salvation Army to find that barely used Theory skirt […]

How to Shop Modcloth

If you haven’t yet joined the ModCloth ranks, be prepared to be sucked into the revolution. The e-commerce store is all about democratizing fashion, putting you in the buyer’s seat to help select some of the best indie designs around. With a focus on us, the fashionistas, ModCloth has built a cult following through their […]

How to Shop Shopbop

Shopbop came into the e-commerce game early on, and continues to grow, because they nailed the success formula. The online store provides access to countless designers and favorites at your finger tips and develops designer relations to offer shoppers exclusives available only through their site. Shopbop divides its offerings into as detailed of mini-sections as […]

How to Shop Trendy Stores

We’ll say it, these stores are cheap. Sometimes we mean in price, and sometimes we mean in quality, but if you’re shopping these correctly, you only need trend store selections to last you a season or two. There are the perfect shops for picking up seasonal items to add to your base wardrobe. Keeping prices […]

How to Shop Department Stores

Department stores are the ultimate one-stop shop for budget fashionista needs. Filled with all the designer brands we know and love at promotional prices, these stores offer fashion, beauty and home goods in one convenient, but often over-sized location. To quickly sift through the overwhelming amount of merchandise packed into these power houses, follow The […]

How to Shop Our Favorite Stores That Also Have Stuff for Guys

Let’s face it, in the eyes of a busy, budget fashionista, the best stores are one-stop-shops. So if it’s the holiday season, we’re definitely gracing stores where we can not only get more bang for our buck, but cross a couple names off our shopping lists while we’re at it. We love a store that […]