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From earrings to shoes, accessories are the supporting cast of any ensemble. Choose accessories well, and they’re like the soft, glowing spotlight on your outfit. Everything else looks better. Wear the wrong accessories and, well, you know how that turns out. Read our best accessories advice here.

Cy Collection jewelry

Industry News: Go to Kickstarter for Luxury Jewelry at Lowest Price

Two L.A. businesswomen are using Kickstarter to launch a jewelry brand that promises high-end pieces at a fraction of normal retail prices. The line, called Cy Collection, will feature bracelets, necklaces and earrings. All pieces...
Three outfits with statement sneakers

How to Wear Statement Sneakers

So I’m walking through DSW — which was wholly my husband’s idea by the way — and I see an entire row dedicated to what I’ll call statement sneakers. Sneakers with patterns, sneakers with...
Orange fur hat

Fall Trend Spotting: Mad Hatter

If the A/W ’17 catwalks told us anything, it’s to make fashion fun again. Instead of the buttoned-up aesthetic fall has come to represent, we saw a whimsy typically reserved for the spring and...
Close up of woman wearing orange pants and lug boots

Combat, Baby! How to Master The Tough Shoe Trend

The boot is back. We’re not talking about sleek, sexy boots either (though we like those too). This season, it’s all about the chunky lug boot — the footwear that’s weather-ready, edgy and comfortable...
Runway model wearing clogs and spotlights

Flashback Fashion — How to Wear Clogs

In 2009, Lindsey wrote in to us to ask: Here’s a challenge. Could you do an article on how to wear Dansko clogs with some pictures? I have recently acquired plantar fasciitis and I...
black, leather mules

Falling for Flats: Meet the New It-Shoe

The spring and summer streets were ruled by one shoe, and one shoe only — the mule. Block heeled versions of a simple slip-on, this sandal seemed to take the place of the wedge...
Navy Ankle Strap Heeled Shoes

10 Shoes Every Woman Must Have

The old saying goes that a woman can never have too many shoes. But then reality sets in — the money in your wallet and the space in your closet are limited. What’s a...
military messenger bag

Flashback Fashion Friday — The Rise of the Canvas Messenger Bag

Editor’s note: This post was originally about the Belstaff Colonial Messenger Bag, which became the it-bag when Nicole Kidman donned it in The Interpreter. Sadly, the famous Belstaff bag is no longer widely available—but you...
The stuff you need for a beach trip! Under $25

6 Beach Bag Essentials Under $25

When I’m going to the beach, I get so excited about the ocean, the cocktails, and my toes in the sand that I forget some of the practical matters. How much money do I...
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The It Bags of Summer, 2017

This post was last updated in February, 2019. Budget-minded babes know the simplest (and most affordable!) way to update your look for a season is through a few key accessories. And for summer? It’s...
platform sneakers collage

How to Wear Platform Sneakers

Fashion has always had a thing for recycling the most notorious trends into chicer, more refined choices. And we’re so thankful for that! Because the ’90s revival is in full swing, as slip dresses,...
Necklace layering - the three jewelry pieces you need

Necklace Layering — The Pieces to Get You Started

Clothes aren’t the only thing you want to shed when summer turns up the heat. Accessories, too, can use a summer overhaul. And the first thing to go, for comfort’s sake alone, is the...
eyeglass frame collection

The Different Face Shapes — and the Frames to Flatter Them

Ladies, this post is sponsored by DiscountGlasses.com. All opinions are my own. We talk a lot about proportions here at Budget Fashionista. Having balance in your outfit, makeup or your eyewear lets your style take center...
runway inspired spring accessories collection

Runway Inspired — 5 Must-Have Spring Accessories For Less

For the shopper looking to save some cash between seasons as trends swiftly change, there’s no better buy than a few statement accessories. Popping on a few pieces with wardrobe basics can give new...
sugarfix jewelry collage

Target Launches SUGARFIX Jewelry Line

At your next trip into Target, swing by the jewelry counter and check out SUGARFIX by BaubleBar. SUGARFIX arrived on Target.com and in 900 Target stores on Tuesday, January 31. SUGARFIX is a Target-exclusive jewelry line created by...
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The Ultimate Guide to Buying Sunglasses

Life-changing sunglasses are a thing. You slip them on and the amazing, unstoppable side of you is unleashed. You’re confident, stylish and purposeful. I’ve had two pairs of life-changing shades in my life — a pair...
fake uggs - bearpaw emma short boots

Fake UGGs — Cheaper UGG Alternatives for Less than $75

I know the score — you want UGG boots, but you can’t or won’t swallow the steep price tag. I get it. We’ve been pretty rough on UGGs here at Budget Fashionista for two main reasons: the...
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The Holiday Handbag: 5 Bags That Bring It

When it comes to holiday dressing, we’re always focused on the clothes. But you don’t have to be laced-up in a gown to make a show-stopping statement at each and every event. The truth is,...
accessories for women - the bold luxury watch

The Bold and Beautiful: SS17 Accessories for Women

New York Fashion Week has long gone, and we’re still processing! Pouring over the photos, reading the write-ups, we’re still trying to figure out the big takeaways for SS17. (Besides another confirmation that Kanye West...
beaded bracelets on green background

Stacked Bracelets: How To Wear ‘Em

Thanks to Soothi for partnering with me and providing the bracelets for this post. If you want to go bold with your stacked bracelets, fall is the perfect season to do it. On super-hot...
trend shoes - embroidered mules

Ditch the Ankle Bootie: 4 Autumn Alternatives

It’s easy to fall back on old favorites, but instead of restocking your autumn closet with more of the same, consider some trend shoes to round out the mix this season. Stir the style pot with...
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