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  • Fashion + Style

    Two Very Interesting Facts About Louis Vuitton

    I just learned these very interesting facts regarding Louis Vuitton: 1. The iconic “LV” logo was created in the late 1800s to prevent counterfeiting. 2. 99% of all Louis Vuitton branded products in the world are fake. So, now I get why their panties are in a bunch over the whole fake issue. On a [...] Read More

    May 23, 2006 by Kathryn

  • Fashion + Style

    The Budget Fashionista on MySpace.com

    I just joined My Space. Please visit the page and send me a note to be added as a friend. Become a MySpaceFriend. [...] Read More

    May 21, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Advice: What to Do with a Peasant Skirt

    Dear Budget Fashionista Last summer I stocked up on cute peasant skirts.  They’re cute and flattering, but not as in style this season.  Are there any ways I can accessorize or change my skirts to make them more on trend for this year? A: Try pairing the skirt with a monochromatic top,  one of the [...] Read More

    May 21, 2006 by TBF

  • Steals + Deals

    Site I Like: PeakUniques.com

    I love the internet because it’s creating a community of women who are truly doing their own thing. Like the two women behind the web boutique PeakUniques.com. The store carries a variety of cute accessories for working women.  My favorite piece is the white bag (price $249.95) shown above that is actually, believe it or [...] Read More

    May 20, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Stores I Like: Pier 1 Imports Clearance Stores

    My friend Barb is brilliant, beautiful, and beyond practical. I mean, she develops SQL databases for fun. She’s even cheaper than me, refusing to pay more than $10 for any piece of clothing (I called her the budget-budget fashionista). At a size 4, she can actually do this without looking like a K-Mart Paris Hilton. [...] Read More

    May 18, 2006 by TBF

  • Advice / What to Wear

    Where to Find Plus Size Tights

    Dear Budget Fashionista: Hi! I’ve just started getting into “fashion” hose and tights in order to liven up my boring lawyer wardrobe. However, I have a few problems. First, I am plus size. Second, I live in a pretty un-trendy town, and I was wondering if you could suggest some online retailers for this type [...] Read More

    May 17, 2006 by TBF

  • Fashion + Style

    Fashion Newsletter: Best Sandals Under $50

    There’s no reason to pay more than $50 for a fabulous pair of summer sandals- especially since summer barely lasts more than 3 months in most areas. So this week’s fashion newsletter gives you six great summer sandals, all less than $50.           [...] Read More

    May 16, 2006 by TBF