The History of Budget Fashion is a series of articles written by The Budget Fashionista herself, Kathryn Finney, that explores the evolution of fashion on a budget. Forever21 has now become a mainstay in every budget stylista’s shopping arsenal, yet few know the beginnings of one of the most popular stores in America. In this [...] Read More
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
Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m working on losing weight and I’m currently saving up money for a new wardrobe once I reach my goal weight, because I’m going to need everything from under garments to shoes to earrings. Is there a certain percentage to spend on each type of clothing? Answer: Every person is different and [...] Read More
Back in the day (like 10 years ago), the only places you could get your shopping on were a) the mall or b) a local boutique/stand-alone store. However, around 2004, a fairly new retail concept started to arrive, mostly in large cities like New York, London and Los Angeles, called pop-up shops. These shops, which [...] Read More
Your boss just informed you that she’s sending you on a business trip next week to Japan. Or you just looked at your calendar and realized that your family reunion in Nebraska is this weekend! Don’t get us wrong; we know vacations and business trips are exciting and something to look forward to. However, they [...] Read More
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