Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 61In the history of American fashion there have been many fascinating, influential, talented women who innovate and create amazing fashions. Here at The Budget Fashionista we’d like to highlight just a few of them for National Women’s History Month. We’ve come a long way, baby! One such woman is Betsey Johnson.
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailApparently launching a summer collection with Ms. Beyoncé herself wasn’t enough for Sweden’s hottest brand. H&M’s pre-summer collection features styles inspired by some of the hottest models in the industry: Joan Smalls, Daphne Groeneveld, Lindsey Wixson, and Liu Wen. These four ladies may be strutting thousands of dollars worth of designer goods on the runway, but… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailFirst the Olsen twins had that whole “let’s decorate bags with prescription pills” thing happening and now, it’s all about LEGO bricks. This time it’s not an Olsen brainchild, but that of LEGO jewelry and accessories maker, Agnieszka Biernacka (say that three times fast). Biernacka is selling a limited edition LEGO-made Gucci replica on her site, Agabag,… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 33Shoulder pads were never my thing, Honey. Thank God I happen to work in a casual office. So you can bet that I know the pros and cons…. er, correction, there really only is one con to working in a casual office: how do I motivate myself to come to work dressed at all?
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 15In the history of American fashion there have been many fascinating, influential, talented women who innovate and create amazing fashions. Here at Budget Fashionista we’d like to highlight just a few of them for National Women’s History Month. We’ve come a long way, baby!
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 34Q: I am a plus-size bride in dire searching for beautiful cheap plus size wedding dresses. I live in the New York area and everything seems to be in a size two. A: There are many options out there for brides on a budget, including plus-size brides. The key is to NOT look for wedding dresses… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 21Anyone who thinks great nail color and design 1) can only be achieved at a salon or 2) is best worn in shades like “buff,” “beige” or “sand” is missing out in the beauty department. Big time. See, I’m a believer in creativity, whether I’m talking about nail color or wall color. In fact, when… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 10Between the Jimmy Choo’s that cost half a paycheck but look oh-so-lovely in pictures and the well stocked open bar to ensure that Uncle Bob and Aunt Susie are civil to each other, weddings are often pretty on the eyes and not so pretty on the wallet. The annual Real Weddings Study released by TheKnot.com and WeddingChannel.com,… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 40Great shoes are everywhere, from department stores to the local thrift shop. But as we all know, there are shoes and then there are. .. designer shoes. Our mission is to find cheap designer shoes: ones that keep our bank accounts intact without sacrificing the quality of a sturdily-constructed pair of Marc Jacobs heels.
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 79Never before did I learn to love taking a bath than when I became pregnant. Now I understand what all the fuss was about! The old cliché of a stressed mom needing a bath. Yep, I consider myself an active member of that club. While pregnant and now with a little one, the bath is… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailH&M Autumn Collection In The Musee Rodin In Paris, France H&M, the beloved low priced Swedish clothing company, somehow managed to flounce chic in Paris in a seriously friendly price range. With bohemian details and a monochrome palette, the collection keeps fashion fun and easy. The designer Dries Van Noten said that he began by imagining… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailIt’s always this time of year when new year’s resolutions begin to wane. Sure, you’ve been reading your one book every two weeks. Yes, you’ve been flossing every day. Taking your vitamins. Calling your parents. But in truth, we all know what the most common and hardest to stick to promise is – and that’s exercise…. View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 140Many people suffer with acne in their teen years and muddle through, looking forward to the days of adulthood when we no longer have to worry about pimples. WRONG! It can be a shock to realize that acne problems can persist or even begin in adulthood. When looking into ending skin lumps and bumps, the… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 36This post is part of a series as The Budget Fashionista and Mighty Beauty, pay tribute and celebrate Black History Month this February. If we are considering the word Diva by definition as a distinguished female singer, it partially defines Ms Lena Horne. However, she was also much more than that, she was a singer,… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailNote: This post is inspired by one of our readers, Judy H., who asked: It is the 5th day of February and all I’m getting online is information for Spring clothes and newspaper, magazine ads, and catalogs for the same thing. I still need things for winter and what I find in the stores are sale… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailShares 24Do we really need to splurge in order to find high quality clothes? Not all of us can spend $400 on socks, and that’s okay. It’s about knowing how to spot affordable, reliable clothing without breaking the bank. That being said, here are 6 ways to pick out the best of the best.
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailWhen we think of the United States Postal Service, thoughts of bills and cards from Grandma come to mind. But accessories and clothes? Hmmm. In an effort to combat financial struggles (Saturday delivery ends this summer), the agency recently announced that the USPS line “Rain Heat & Snow” will debut in a variety of department stores… View Post
Share Tweet +1 Pin EmailThe name Billie Holiday is known by people of every age everywhere and even if the specifics are unknown by some, everyone knows that she was important to music. Those more in the know might even say her contribution to jazz and pop changed music forever. She had a life shrouded in tragedy from rape and… View Post