Apparently the folks at Club Monaco are trying to get into the home fashions business. According to Trend Central, the store is testing a home collection in six of its New York City Stores. The line includes pillows, textiles, and electronics. Club Monaco reminds me of clothing that a hip German school teacher would wear—efficient [...] Read More
Here are some more beauty tips from your kitchen. If you’ve got food allergies to any of the ingredients, don’t try the recipe. Skin. Honey + Oatmeal Scrub. Mix 1/2 cup of plain uncooked oats with 3 tablespoons of honey. Place on face and let sit for 10 minutes. Rinse. Cornmeal + Milk Scrub. Mix [...] Read More
Recently, a reader sent me an email asking me to define the term “perfect ten”. Yes, a perfect ten can refer to someone who has superior physical beauty (remember that old Dudley Moore movie “10”), but it also refers to a body that has a 10-1-10 ratio between the bust, waist, and hips. In this [...] Read More
Okay there is no need to spend a trillion dollars on hair conditioner. Head to your kitchen for the perfect hair conditioner for dry hair. Here’s the how-to: DIY Conditioner for Dry Hair Combine 1/4 mayonnaise (the real stuff not Miracle Whip), with three tablespoons of olive oil and 1 egg. Mix together and evenly [...] Read More
Why does it seem that your wit seems to fail you when you need it the most? While waiting in line to register for a high-brow, ladies who lunch, fashion event in midtown Manhattan, I overheard someone say “Who is this Budget Fashionista chick?” Apparently the person had been hearing quite a bit about yours [...] Read More
Besides writing books and dishing snarky fashion advice in this blog, I also do a bit of freelance fashion styling. Check out my latest work in the March issue of Ego Miami Magazine. A BIG shout out to Karen Evans, the amazing photographer who shot this spread. [...] Read More
Everyone knows I dish budget tips and fashion advice for those of us without trust funds (or those with trust funds they can’t access yet). However, my life as stylist, fashion editor, and general feel-good Fashionista has taught more than how to score the latest trends for cheap. I’ve learned tasty bits of wisdom like [...] Read More
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