Circuit Board Clipboard: Recycle This

Necessity is the mother of invention, and that’s how these Etsy members invented something that’s good for, well, Etsy members and craft fair types. The circuit board clipboard was imagined by Debby Arem Designs when looking around, realized a hard surface was needed to make a credit card imprint when people were picking up their […]

Gap Pants, Buy One Get One 50% Off

The Deal: Gap pants: buy one, get one 50% off select styles. The Lowdown: We love Gap pants, but sometimes the prices are just slightly out of reach for our current extreme budgets—but a bogo sale? We’re all over it. We’d suggest picking up a pair for work, like these the perfect trouser, $54.50, and […]

Plastic E Reader: Go Green

In a world of Kindles and super awesome, ahem, online magazines we constantly hear that print magazines and newspapers are headed for the shredder. But what about people who like to sit down with their paper over a cup of coffee or on a long train ride? Plastic Logic believes they have the answer. The […]

Charlotte Ronson for JCPenney

What: A sneak peak at Charlotte Ronson’s I [Heart] Ronson line for JCPenney What We Say: In this era of increasingly budget-conscious shopping and fashion, we’re delighted to see a fresh and modern designer like Ronson team up with one of our sturdy standbys, JC Penney, to bring us even more choices in designer/budget fashion […]

Ocean Minded Shoes: Recycle This

We love it when we can look cool and do good at the same time. It happens so rarely. Perhaps we should stop wearing the “I’m in Love with Mother Earth” tee to bars on the weekends. The activists at Ocean Minded Ocean Minded are super helpful in this endeavor as they craft beautiful, durable […]

Tips for Consignment Store Shopping

Every budget fashionista is familiar with a fundamental fact associated with finding fierce clothes for as little money as possible: Consignment and secondhand stores can yield some great finds at great prices—you never really know what you’re going to find! One woman’s castoff is another woman’s couture, and if you’re really lucky you can find […]

Grandma’s China: Recycle This

The next time you break a beautiful piece of china, instead of bemoaning the loss of a sentimental and potentially expensive family heirloom, contact the people at The Broken Plate Pendant Company! They’ll take your prized possession, wipe away your tears, and turn it into a lovely piece of jewelry you will be proud to […]

Political Fashion Comes to Rain Boots, $19.99 at Target

We all agree that Mrs. O has amazing budget-friendly style and, well, Govenor Palin rocks awesome shoes. Now Target, who knows a moneymaker when they see it, are selling donkey (for Democrats) and elephant (for Republicans) patterned rainboots for $19.99. This is the perfect accessory (and a good price for rain boots) for those who […]