Tips for Finding Mother of the Bride Outfits

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, […]

7 Great Online Classified Sites

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 […]

How to Shop New York & Company

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 […]

How to Shop Payless

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 […]

How to Shop HauteLook

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 […]

How to Shop The Limited

Their customer is the young, professional woman. She wants fashion that reflects her up-to-the-minute sense of style, that gets her compliments at work, that turns heads. She wants fashion that lets her express herself among the black suits and khaki skits. Fashion that flatters and fits. If you’re screaming at your computer, “That’s me,” then […]

How to Shop Gilt Groupe

    A fashionista gets excited about the small things when she’s shopping– the gilded lettering above the front door of a designer boutique, that first to-die-for ensemble featured in the window, the way that the sales associates somehow managed to group things together so that you find exactly what you’re looking for within seconds […]

How to Shop Brooks Brothers

Here’s a bit of fashion trivia for you beauty-and-brains bearing fashionistas out there: In 1818, Henry Sands Brooks made history with the first ready-to-wear fashion emporium in America. He called it Brooks Brothers, and since then the brand has delivered fashions to shoppers nationwide. No, this isn’t a history article. And no, it’s not about […]