How to Shop Neiman Marcus Last Call Outlet

The best thing about the Neiman Marcus Last Call outlet is that the brand offers an e-commerce option. Neiman Marcus is one of the few luxury retailers who has their discount offerings available for online purchase, which in the word of outlet shopping, makes all the difference. Outlets are notorious for being over-crowded, messy and […]

I Bought What? How Good Marketing Tactics Get You to Spend

The second you walk into a store your senses are immediately assaulted with a variety of sneaky tactics that marketing executives use in an attempt to get you to spend more money than you originally intended. Enticing merchandise is placed at eye level. Red tags are placed on merchandise that isn’t actually on a really […]

How to Shop Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday may be the greatest digital invention since the Internet itself.  I mean, a day when you can nab ridiculous deals with the click of a mouse while you’re watching Sex and the City reruns in your PJs?  Yet, the convenience of Cyber Monday is what makes it oh-so-wonderful, but also borderline dangerous.  Yes, […]

Five Tips for Finding Black Friday Deals

By now you’ve probably heard the word Black Friday sale once for every shoe in the closet. We get it, the excitement of Black Friday is looming. But how do you sift through every store throwing around discounts and get to the good stuff? Stick to our tips for finding the best Black Friday deals […]

Five Tips for Surviving Black Friday

Black Friday shopping might read ‘crazy’ to some folks, but to a budget fashionista it reads ‘dedicated.’ The madness that is the Friday after Thanksgiving, is steadily creeping up on us and if you’re planning to venture out, you’ll need to be at the top of your game. The overnight sales, door busters and all-day […]

Kathryn’s Black Friday Tips

The Budget Fashionista’s Holiday Shopping Guide Series shares shopping tips and advice to help you save money this holiday season. For more posts in the series, visit our Holiday Shopping Guide Heading out to the store on Black Friday? Then make sure you read my tips for shopping black friday. Kathryn’s Black Friday Tips 1. […]

Jason Wu’s Limited-Edition Collection for Target

Designing Mrs. O’s inauguration gown put him on the map, and now, Jason Wu is Target-bound.  He’s designing a collection of women’s apparel, handbags, and scarves exclusively for Target.  The limited-edition collection will only be available from February 5 through March 6 at most stores and online.  Apparel will be priced from $19.99-59.99, while handbags […]

Budget Holiday Gifts

The Budget Fashionista’s Holiday Shopping Guide Series shares shopping tips and advice to help you save money this holiday season. For more posts in the series, visit our Holiday Shopping Guide Page. The first tip any budding fashionista must know is how to shop during the media frenzied, retail orgy time called the “Holiday Season.” […]