The Budget Fashionista in The News

The Budget Fashionista has been profiled in The New York Times, Instyle, O Magazine, People Style Watch, Wall Street Journal, Essence Magazine, Redbook Magazine, Sister 2 Sister, and over 600 other print publications. TBF has also a frequent style contributor to television shows such as NBC’s TODAY Show, CNN Headline News, E! News and ABC’s Good Morning America and has partnered with top brands including Febreze, Paypal, Rightfit, Marshalls/TJ Maxx and Sears.

Select National Press of The Budget Fashionista

Redbook Magazine
The Budget Fashionista as a successful business.

Essence Magazine Bargain Shopping Tips
The Budget Fashionista shares their shopping holiday shopping tips

Black Enterprise. “Shopping on a Dime: Kathryn Finney, Founder of The Budget Fashionista, Gives Hints on How to be in Style under Budget.”
A full length article about The Budget Fashionista

Oprah & Friends Radio- Jean Chatzky Show: Kathryn Finney, founder The Budget Fashionista
Kathryn was interviewed by one of her budget “sheroes”, Jean Chatzy, about The Budget Fashionista

San Francisco Chronicle. “LESS IS MORE- Hunting for Cheap Chic with a Fashionista as Guide.”
1000+ word article about The Budget Fashionista, the site, and book.

Chicago Tribune. “Fashionista Dispenses Advice for the Frugal-minded.”
An interview about The Budget Fashionista book

New Jersey Star Ledger: Shop, Blog and Rake it in: Hey, Why Didn’t I Think of That? (Front Page Article)
A front page profile about The Budget Fashionista in New Jersey’s flagship newspaper.

Sister 2 Sister Magazine: Office with a View Profile
The Budget Fashionista featured as a successful business

Chicago Tribune: Hunting Deals with Kathryn Finney, Founder The Budget Fashionista

Ellen Warren spends the day shopping with Kathryn at her favorite budget shopping haunts.

New York Times: The Hunt: Kathryn Finney
Joyce Cohen profiled Kathryn and her husband as they moved from Philadelphia to New York City because of the success of The Budget Fashionista

O Magazine
Kathryn is one of 13 experts featured in the magazine, dishing on the ecommerce site she trusts the most (which is, of course,

Additional Select Print Articles (partial listing)

Select Television Appearances

Selected National:

  • NBC TODAY Show. “Clothing Swap Parties.”
  • NBC TODAY Show. “Outlet Mall Shopping Tips.”
  • NBC TODAY Show. “Great Looks for Under $75.”
  • NBC TODAY Show. “Budget Halloween Costumes.”
  • NBC TODAY Show. “Cheapskate Segment.”
  • NBC TODAY Show. “Costumes on a Budget.”
  • ABC Good Morning America. “Shopping eBay.”
  • ABC Good Morning America. How to Be a Budget Fashionista
  • CNN. “Black Friday Shopping.”
  • CNN. ”Open House”.
  • CNBC. “Your Money”
  • CBS News: TBF Anniversary Party
  • Fox News Geraldo At Large. “Handbag Rental.”
  • Fox News Geraldo At Large. “Warehouse Club Shopping: Costco vs. Sam Club.”
  • E! Entertainment. ”40 Crimes of Fashion”.
  • E! Entertainment. “E News:Thrift Store Shopping”
  • E! Network: “The Look for Less/ America’s Smartest Shoppers”.
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