How To Makeover Your Mother

Being a mom is one of the hardest jobs in the world. Even Oprah agrees, and when Oprah agrees, you know it’s true! Being a mom requires acts of selflessness and sacrifice. Most moms become so engrossed in making sure the kids have everything they need that they forget about their own personal needs. Some […]

Denver Book Signing Event

All Denver Fashionistas, Please join me for a book signing event/reception sponsored by the Aspire Day Spa and Lauri Harrison. WHEN:        Thursday, August 24, 2006, 6pm-8pm WHERE:      Aspire Day Spa, 455 Acoma Street, Denver, CO 80204, 303.777.8300 REGISTER:  $20 includes signed book, wine and cheese refreshments if registered by 8/10; […]

How to Be a Budget Fashionista: Book Party and Signing

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 […]

Latest Book Reviews: How to Be a Budget Fashionista

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 […]

The Budget Fashionista on Tour: Mall of America Tomorrow (6/10) at 3pm

Hey all— I will be at the Barnes and Noble at the Mall of America tomorrow, June 10th at 3pm, signing books and chatting away about shopping, fashion, and my teenage escapades at Lake Harriet. If you just happen to be in the Twin Cities, stop by and say “hi”.

Shopping Rumor: TopShop and Nordstrom Headed to Manhattan?

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 […]

Reviews of How To Be A Budget Fashionista

Here’s the very first reviews of the book. I was ecstatic that the fabulous Lloyd Boston, the woman who wrote the book (actually several books) on proper dressing Leah Feldon, and my stylish friends at Stylebakery folks loved the book. Here’s what they had to say . . . “Kathryn Finney’s tips help real women […]

Publisher’s Weekly Review of How to Be a Budget Fashionista

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 […]