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
Yesterday, I went shopping with my fabulously snarky, gay-male best friend Lloyd. Every Fashionista needs a Lloyd in the their lives, someone whose heightened sense of style and witty off-the-wall comments makes a horrible, icy New York City blizzard seem a bit more bearable. Reminiscing about our Midwestern roots, Lloyd and I headed to the [...] Read More
Bill Cosby wore them. Michael J. Fox had a whole closet full of them. Arsenio probably got canceled because of them. Yep, we’re talking about ugly sweaters. Every guy has these sweaters somewhere in their closet. Maybe they were given to them by their senile Aunt Martha, who thought burgundy, gold, and green were really [...] Read More
An angry email from a dedicated reader….. Dear Budget Fashionista, Your article “Five Things To Throw Out Of Your Closet Right Now” failed to mention the appropriately named “Ugg boot”. The low rise jeans (even though you look like a plumber when you bend over) and the little jelly shoes (at least that is what [...] Read More
John Malkovich is arguably one of the most underrated actors in Hollywood. Now everybody’s favorite quirky dude has his own fashion line. Yep, you can “be” John Malkovich by wearing items from his collection. For the most part the collection is pretty boring (think homeless man meets librarian), featuring items that well, John Malkovich would [...] Read More
Credit: Donato Sardella/Style.com It appears that the Goth kids at my high school were fashion visionaries. Everyone at the Oscars seemed to be channeling Elvira, Mistress of the Dark, with black dresses and smoky make-up on everyone from Salma Hayek to Kirsten Durst. It seemed like the most colorful thing at the Oscar’s was Chris [...] Read More
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