Dear Budget Fashionista This morning when I got dressed, I thought I looked rather spiffy. But when I got to work the 2 girls I work with said I missed the boat. Tell me if this sounds like it goes together: Plum corduroy nicely fitted blazer, white cami underneath, khaki slacks, and teal suede slingbacks. [...] Read More
Looking for an easy way to keep up with your fashion news? Well, look no further than Coutorture. Coutorture is a gathering of posts from THE top fashion blogs on the net, linking readers like yourself to the best posts from top fashion blogs like Almost Girl and The Budget Fashionista. Think Newsgator for fashion. [...] Read More
(IMAGES NO LONGER AVAILABLE) I was out shopping yesterday with one of my star clients at Woodbury Commons Outlet Mall. We were in a very high end, but fabulous, outlet store (think the letter P) and I saw the a pair of shoes marked down to $300 from $600, which looked so much like a [...] Read More
Dear Budget Fashionista, I’m a 48 year old hairstylist, who wants to look trendy but not like I’m 20. I wear mostly slacks to work but want to wear skirts. I love the vintage look and have purchased a couple of dresses but I’m told that nylons are a fashion no-no for summer. The problem [...] Read More
A reader just emailed regarding tips on cleaning the rope of old espadrilles and since espadrilles are very “in” this spring/summer, I thought some of you might be able to use this tip. Q: Does anyone know how to clean the rope of “old” espadrilles? A: Mix a little laundry detergent in a small cup [...] Read More
Check out today’s newsletter featuring five of my favorite items for the spring/summer 2006. Target.com Isaac Mizrahi Tote – Linen White. $26.99 at Target.com. Perfect to carry around your summer essentials Linea Paolo ´Lourdes´ Pump, $89.95 at Nordstrom.com. The thick heel makes walking [...] Read More
Dear Budget Fashionista: I am a size 14 and very self conscious of the way I look (because of the size of my hips) and I feel I need to wear long tops or jumpers to cover up. What kind of tops should I wear with long skirts? A: There’s a tendency for us to [...] Read More
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