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  • Fashion + Style

    Colorful Cashmere from UNIQLO and Pantone

    What: UNIQLO and Pantone team up for color-rich cashmere The Lowdown: We couldn’t be happier about the affordable cashmere trend, and now the Japan-based UNIQLO is teaming with Pantone to bring more color to our cashmere world. The Pantone Color Collection debuts this fall, retailing for $129.50 apiece and featuring a crewneck and cardigan for [...] Read More

    September 25, 2007 by TBF

  • Advice

    Fashion Advice: Riding Boots? Yea or Nay

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m thinking about investing in a pair of knee-high brown boots, hopefully for less than $200. I’m in love with the current riding boot style, but I’m worried about their fashion staying power. How long do you think the low-heeled riding boots will be in? Are they a safe investment? Answer: The [...] Read More

    September 25, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Tips for Hanging Family Photos

    What: Sunset magazine recently posted an article with strategies for hanging family photos. The Lowdown: We’ve all had times when we just couldn’t figure out what to do with those family photos. This post gives you five, budget friendly,  tips- like varying mat size and painting the wooden frames a unifying color. Read the article: [...] Read More

    September 25, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Toe Cleavage

    So I’ve received about a billion emails about this topic. On one hand, I think a limited amount of toe cleavage can be sexy (especially if your guy/girl has a foot fetish). However, too much toe cleavage can be a little out of place in certain more conservative environments like church or work. Then there [...] Read More

    September 24, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Shop by Color at Yahoo!

    We talk a lot about pieces and cut, but the unsung hero of every style season is color. Once you’ve read about the season’s most desirable hues here at The Budget Fashionista, head over to Yahoo! Shopping and try out their new “Shop by Color” feature. It’s simple, really: you know that one of the [...] Read More

    September 23, 2007 by TBF