When the CEO of a brand makes it perfectly clear that he won’t stop until his brand is recognized as the best retail fashion brand in the world, you’ve got to be intrigued. Well, Micheal Weiss, CEO of Express, said exactly that, and we kind of believe him. Express is the sixth largest specialty retailer […]
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Bloomingdale’s, the creator of the legendary brown bag, got started in the late 1800’s with the advent of the hoop skirt, and since then, the original department store has remained at the top by offering hundreds of other garments, trendy and timeless, to fashion-loving women. If you’re not one of them, read this guide, and […]
TBFers, have we got news for you. One of the biggest names in fashion is teaming up with one of the biggest names in shopping to bring all of us a little taste of the high-fashion life at a real-person price. Karl Lagerfeld and Macy’s just announced that they’ve teamed up on a new line […]
We’ve bemoaned the agony of finding fashionable and affordable plus size clothing a million times before, so we’ll skip that soapbox here, in the interest of brevity. That being said, Torrid is one of the very few retailers that features trendy and junior-centric clothing for girls with a little more curve. The problem? Quality is […]
Dear Budget Fashionista: I am a stylish soon to be mother-of-the-bride. I have been searching for something stylish, but all the dresses I’ve seen are for unfashionable ! What are some tips to help me find a hip mother of the bride dress without spending a fortune? Answer: Just because your kid is getting married, […]
Think Craigslist is the only online classified site out there? We’ve done a little digging and, lo and behold, there are other options. While it’s true that classifieds are not exactly a top source for fashion items (actually, we wouldn’t really recommend them as a source at all) but we also know your budget shopping […]
Being a professional woman, especially these days, does NOT mean you have an income — or budget — befitting your hard work OR your position. Unfortunately, no one you work with cares how broke you are (darn it!) and expects you to show up looking, well, professional. And then there’s also the old adage, ‘dress […]
Okay, picture this: Lela Rose, Alice+Olivia, Isabel Toledo, Christian Siriano footwear, all in one place and at affordable prices. Plus a whole bunch of other cute, sexy and trendy shoes at even more affordable prices. See it? Yep, us too — ahhh, Payless. Yes, we know Payless isn’t perfect – occasionally you really do get […]
For many Ann Taylor is the go to mall-based store for everyday work wear, and, why not, it’s one of the only clothing chains that focus on misses sizes (versus juniors). We give you the low down on how to shop the store.
Each day at 8 a.m. Pacific, before many west coast retail stores open, and long before trophy wives tote their toy dogs into Rodeo Drive boutiques, millions of women are getting there hands on gorgeous fashions, chic home decor and dream getaways, and their doing it from the comfort of their frugally furnished homes– for […]