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  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: Great Travel Bags for Less

    Dear Budget Fashionista, As some airports may ban carry-on bags, how do I carry my bulky things (such as cellphones and long wallets) without clothes that have large pockets that are ugly and unbecoming? Target.com Answer: Hmmm this is good question. As a frequent traveler myself, it has been increasing difficult to keep everything in [...] Read More

    May 25, 2007 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Fashion Advice: Chicago Sample Sales, Boutiques, and more

    Dear Budget Fashionista, My husband and I are moving to Chicago this year from one of the fashion capitals of the US – Los Angeles!  Does this means that my weekly trips to sample sales will have to take a back seat? Do you know of any good sample sales in that area? While billion [...] Read More

    May 24, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Temperley joins Target’s Go International

    Alice Temperley and her eponymous line, Temperley London, is on tap to design a limited edition holiday line for Target’s Go International Line. The line, which will be in Target stores at the beginning of October, will feature dresses, evening suits, and more for the 2007 Holiday season. I’ve always been a big fan of [...] Read More

    May 23, 2007 by TBF

  • Devi Kroell for Target

    Target has convinced yet another high end designer to make the low end leap. The big box store is partnering with CFDA/Vogue Accessory Award winner Devi Kroell for a limited edition bag handbag collection that will appear online and in stores this summer. The collection features pleather versions of the designers more expensive leather styles. [...] Read More

    May 21, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Yea or Nay: Juicy Couture Bangle Bracelets, $68.00 at Nordstrom.com

    Juicy Couture Bracelet, $68.00 at NordstromYou know I have to give the women behind juicy couture major props for being brilliant marketers. I mean anyone who can get people to buy $200 track suits made from towels with corny saying written across their butts deserves some major marketing cred. However, the extension of the brand [...] Read More

    May 21, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    The Three Handbags Every Woman Should Own

    Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m the brokest 35 year old, recent college grad you’ve ever met, but I’m in desperate need of new handbags (right now, I’m carrying around my college backpack as a “purse”.) I know that I can’t use the same handbag for everything, but I would like to know what are the three [...] Read More

    May 20, 2007 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Add The Budget Fashionista to Your RSS Feed

    Really Simple Syndication or RSS feeds are a great way to keep up with your favorite sites, like The Budget Fashionista. The feeds place the latest headlines from a selected site in news reader (My Yahoo!, MY MSN, Newsgator, etc.), automatically updating the headline/title when a new entry is posted. Here’s how to add The [...] Read More

    May 20, 2007 by TBF