This past Wednesday, we had a small book signing and reception for the book at the fabulous Madame X Lounge. Although it wasn’t a big event, we had quite a few people show up including my friend Pamela Edwards from Essence Magazine, Rachel Kramer Bussel from the Village Voice and Gothamist, Cheryl Williams-Barnes from ABC’s [...] Read More
So I’m in Macy’s looking for accessories to wear with my outfit for the book party (very punk rock meets ghetto supastar). My goal was to put together my entire book party outfit—including shoes and handbag—for less than $50. Here’s what I got so far: - A dress, $25.62. A Vivienne Tam knock-off. Off-the-shoulder drop-waist, [...] Read More
Thanks to everyone who read the book and posted a review. I REALLY appreciate it, especially the support from my fellow bloggers. I made a commitment to taking a “blogroots” approach to getting the word out about the book. If you write a blog and would like to receive a copy of the book to [...] Read More
Break out the passport, the Paris sales are here—June 28-August 5, 2006. Twice a year Paris goes on sale for four to six weeks and it is during these sales (regulated by the French government sale quality merchandise from previous seasons) that one can actually find bargains (okay not all that cheap, but still better [...] Read More
Dear Budget Fashionista, I have been trying to find pants that fit forever! Any advice for someone that is 5’ 10”, size 12 with long legs? I am also on a budget and too pear-shaped to wear “normal” pants. Help a girl with some junk in the trunk? [...] Read More
The designer website, Yoox.com, is having a major online sample sale this weekend. Although the site uses the term “sample sale” incorrectly, there are amazing deals at this event. Find Diesel jeans from $30, Paul & Joe skirts from $35.00, and Valentino tops from $48.00. Shop Yoox.com. Sale through this weekend. [...] Read More
According to Fashionwatch, Wal-Mart is being sued for selling fake Fendi accessories at Sam’s Club stores. According to Louis Vuitton, the parent company of Fendi , the Sam’s Club bags replicate the real Fendi accessories right down to the labels and signature logo and sell for almost 70% cheaper than the original bags. Wal-Mart [...] Read More
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