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  • Fashion + Style

    A Concerned Reader Speaks out about Ugg Boots

    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

    March 4, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Celebrity Fashion Line:  John Malkovich

    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

    March 3, 2005 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Oscar Fashion Wrap Up: Elvira Would Be Proud

    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

    March 2, 2005 by TBF

  • Advice

    Budget Shopping Tips

    Know what looks good on you. This is the essence of a true fashionista. Just because it looks great in a magazine doesn’t mean it will look great on you. Be honest with yourself about your body. It will save you time and money. Get to know the names of sales associates. Sales associates are [...] Read More

    March 1, 2005 by Kathryn

  • The Best Coupons + Deals

    It’s Good to Be You!

    Once in a while a get an email about a new site/store that is actually cool. Good To Be You is one the best sites I have been to in recent months. They actually took time out to design a pleasant intro page and their stock doesn’t look like something made in a 7th grade [...] Read More

    February 28, 2005 by TBF