I love Toronto. I love shopping. And every year the planners of The Clothing Show in Toronto send me tickets to the annual retail event. Since I live in New York and have like $3 in the bank, I won’t be heading to Toronto to shop anytime soon. However, fashion lovers in the Toronto area [...] Read More
What a shame . . . From ChicagoMag.com Well, it’s official. Before long, the Marshall Field’s name will be dead, save for commemorative plaques at the four corners of the block-wide store. Make way for Macy’s at State Street (Chicago), complete with an illuminated sign set to perch on the top floor. The trademark green [...] Read More
Dear Budget Fashionista: I am 54-years-old and would like some style advice. I do not want to dress too young or too matronly—but I do love ruffles. I am “big boned” (5’3” and weigh 155 lbs). A: Please, put the ruffles down. There is only one person over the age of six who can successfully [...] Read More
HOW TO BE A BUDGET FASHIONISTA: The Ultimate Guide to Looking Fabulous for Less Kathryn Finney. Ballantine, $12.95 paper (240p) ISBN 0812975162 This delightful little guide to the fashion good life is perfect for money-conscious shopaholics who “love purses because they can instantly identify your personality and be used to ‘fake’ your income level.” After [...] Read More
Canadian born/French bred designer Tara Jarmon has officially landed at Target as the second designer in it’s Go International design series. Like the Luella at Target line, Jarmon’s line is full of colorful accessories, skinny jeans, and mini skirts and like the Luella line everything is cut for junior sizes. However, there are a few [...] Read More
Dear Budget Fashionista I am looking to start wearing more jewelry and accessories as sort of a New Year’s resolution but I see everyone wearing the long necklaces with big beads and things like that. Are there any new trends in accessories coming for the new year? A: In terms of accessories, you’ll see a [...] Read More
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
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