Dear Budget Fashionista: I recently purchased two very cute polo dresses. One, an orange (and drastically reduced) Lacoste, and the other a hot pink terry Juicy Couture polo dress (also drastically reduced.) I love them because they’re so comfortable, but they’re a bit plain. Are there any ways to make these dresses more interesting? A: [...] Read More
Every year the Cosmetic Executive Women, a trade organization in the beauty industry with over 4,000 members, chooses it’s best beauty picks in a slew of categories. Here’s this year’s winners. [...] Read More
Dear Budget Fashionista, I have two nice pairs of linen blend pleated trousers. Now that it’s linen time again, I’d like to wear them but a co-worker told me “pleats are so 90s”. Any advice? A I’m not really the person to ask about pleats. I absolutely hate pleated pants. Pleated pants make 90% of [...] Read More
I must have done something right . . . First the book is doing well AND I just got a note from a secret spy that Topshop and Nordstrom’s are casing Manhattan for locations. Now all I need is for Andre Leon Talley to come pick me up in his limo and whisk me away [...] Read More
Theory Date & Time: 6/5-6/9 (10-6 on Monday, Wednesday & Friday; 10-7 on Tuesday & Thursday) Address: 261 W. 36th St., between Seventh & Eighth Aves., 2nd fl. Phone: 212-947-8748 Tory Burch Date &Time: 6/13-6/16 (10-7 on Tuesday & Thursday; 10-6 on Wednesday & Friday) Address:261 W. 36th St., between Seventh & Eighth Aves., 2nd [...] Read More
A traditional sample sale is when a designer, design house, or store sells its “sample” merchandise, merchandise created to promote the designer’s line in fashion shows or showings to store buyers, and/or for use in photo spreads for magazines like Vogue, Elle, etc. This is one of the reasons why most true sample sales (not [...] Read More
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