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  • Fashion + Style

    Whatever Happen to the Leisure Suit?

    This entry has nothing to do with budget shopping, but this was such a strange article I had to repost it here.. Mystery solved… LEISURE SUIT INVENTOR UNRAVELS READING DISORDER NEW YORK (Wireless Flash) [...] Read More

    August 2, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Hot Site: Built By Wendy

    I’ve been a big fan of the line Built by Wendy (BBW) for over 3 years. Wholly original, Wendy Mullin’s collection is sort of like Annie Oakley meets Internet Chic—comfortable, causal clothing with a bit of western flare. If jeans are your thing, then her site is a must visit, featuring updated vintage and contemporary [...] Read More

    August 1, 2005 by TBF

  • Advice

    How To Break in New Shoes

    So you’ve found that hot new pair of Loubies, but there’s a slight problem….the shoes are a bit too small. So we put together some simple tips to help you break in your new shoes. How to Break in New Shoes 1. Wear them around the house for at least 2 days, with a pair [...] Read More

    July 31, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Last Chance to Take the Shopping Survey!

    Sorry, this survey is now closed. Click here for more great stuff from TBF. There’s only 3 days left to take the Budget Fashionista’s Shopping Survey. Share your thoughts, opinions, and ideas about shopping! The survey takes approximately 10 minutes (more if you decided to write your own, shopping related version of War & Peace) [...] Read More

    July 29, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Juicy Couture for Men

    Juicy Couture, the line of cotton causal wear favored by belly-showing fashionistas, recently launched a new line for men. As if we don’t have enough to worry about in this crazy world. Personally, I’m not a big fan of JC’s line for men or women. I mean, $200 bucks for a terry cloth jogging suit [...] Read More

    July 28, 2005 by TBF

  • What to Wear

    Using Accessories to Update Your Wardrobe on a Budget

    Webster’s dictionary defines the word “accessory”, in its fashion sense, as “an object or a device not essential in itself but adding to the beauty, convenience, or effectiveness of something else.” I define accessories as a surefire way to expand upon an existing wardrobe. So many Budget Fashionistas make the mistake of purchasing a new [...] Read More

    July 26, 2005 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    The Cultural Right to Shoes

    For centuries, women have paid a significant amount of attention to the decoration of their feet. From pre-revolutionary China to postmodern America, the adornment of women’s feet has become a global priority. Like my predecessors (and contemporaries), I feel the need to adorn my feet in as many different ways as possible, thus my obsession [...] Read More

    July 25, 2005 by TBF