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Fashion and Style Trends

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Be the most stylish girl in any room without spending a fortune! Budget Fashionista has a long history of providing fashion-minded women with budget fashion advice and style trends — for looking and feeling beautiful.

We love the trends, even if we don’t chase them. We love to watch what’s coming off the runways and into the stores. And then we can get creative about incorporating those fresh new styles into the rotation without breaking the bank. Take that fashion and style journey with us!

Seasonal and Celebrity Style Trends

Need something super specific? We have you covered! See our spring/summer trends posts and our fall/winter trends posts.

You can also check what’s happening with accessories and our look for less celebrity style advice.

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Drop Waist Dresses — 5 Savvy Ways to Wear a Drop Waist

Can you believe it?! Drop waist dresses are back! Learn how to wear the latest iteration of this style without looking like you're going to a costume party.
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Haverdash Unboxing Video: 3 Styles I Love and 1 I Don’t!

Want to see my latest Haverdash unboxing? You’re in the right place. I opened my latest shipment in front of the camera and then tried on each of the pieces (though the actual changing...
Woman sleeping in pajamas

Target Pajamas — 5 Gorgeous Picks from New Sleepwear Line

What's more comfortable than slipping into a pair of affordable and stylish Target pajamas? Toss those old concert tees ladies! It's time to invest in real pjs.
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Crop Tops: 4 Clever Ways to Wear Crops + Tips by Body Type

You can wear crop tops without baring miles of your abs. Here are four inspiring outfits, plus some styling hacks to make this look work for your body type.
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Engagement Rings for Women — 8 Stunning Styles that Inspire

Thank you to Diamonds USA for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. Searching for interesting engagement rings for women? Check your feeds. Celebrities are at the forefront of engagement ring styles. Granted,...
Tracee Ellis Ross on the red carpet

She’s a Style Icon, Alright! Tracee Ellis Ross Shows Us 5 Ways to Turn Heads

Yes, Tracee Ellis Ross is entertainment industry royalty, but she simply glows in her own right. Here, she shows us five ways to be a style icon.
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Old Navy Plus Sizes – Shop These 7 Gorg Pieces Online Now

If you're willing to let Old Navy's spotty plus-size strategy slide, here are seven must-haves of the moment from the online shop.
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Hail to the Moms! 5 Amazing, Super Stylish Mommy Bloggers Share the Inspiration You Need Right Now

We love the gorgeous moms in our lives. And we're equally drawn to their more public equivalent, the hard-working mommy bloggers who prove a busy life doesn't require you to sacrifice fashion fun. Here...
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January Sales Shopping: Try These Inspiring Picks

A fresh start can take many forms. You could get a fresh hairdo, a new lip color, or -- my favorite strategy -- do some January sales shopping for a wardrobe refresh.
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9 Cute Workout Tops on a Budget — Look Chic at The Gym!

The holidays generally destroy my workout schedule and my healthy eating habits. By the time Jan. 1 rolls around, I’m sooo ready to hit the gym and eat buckets of salad with no dressing....
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NYE Outfits We Adore — 6 Ways to Make a Style Statement on NYE

Party time! New Year’s Eve is on the horizon, which means it’s time to find yourself something amazing to wear. That’s assuming your plan is to stay up and ring in the new decade...
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Winter Sunglasses — Gorgeous Styles to Keep Your Eyes Protected from the Sun (and to Up Your Style Game)

Thank you to SmartBuyGlasses for sponsoring this post about winter sunglasses. All opinions are my own. Did you know the earth is closest to the sun in early-January? It’s true! Despite January being the...
Woman wearing red winter scarf

Winter Scarves for Women — These Are The Scarf Styles To Wear Now

Thank you to Noxerena for sponsoring this post about winter scarves. All opinions are my own. It’s snowing as I write this and I can’t help but wonder where on earth I’ve put my...
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Classic Blue — Four Stylish Ways to Wear the Color of the Year

Every year, we wait with bated breath for Pantone’s color of the year announcement. This year’s choice of Classic Blue is one we truly love. It’s fabulously classic and approachable — and also super...
Selena Gomez for Puma

Why We Love the New Installment of the SG x PUMA Collection

The third installment of Selena Gomez’s collaboration with PUMA is here, and it’s noteworthy that it’s so effortless and wearable. Of course, that’s what you expect of top-tier athleisure, but all too often those...
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Women’s Tuxedo Jacket — Wear One for Edgy Holiday Party Looks

It’s tough to find the perfect outfit for your office holiday party, or for a last-minute gathering where you want to look your best but not like you tried too hard. A few wardrobe...
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What to Wear to the Office Holiday Party! 5 Stylish Ideas

Holiday party season is upon us, which means it’s time to start dusting off your finest work-appropriate festivity garb to enjoy some quality off-duty time with your coworkers. Unless it’s strictly an ugly sweater...
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Don’t Be That Girl! 6 Rules To Live By for the Holiday Work Party

There’s one party every year where business is guaranteed to mix with pleasure: the holiday office party. It’s that time to let your hair down (finally) with your coworkers, have a few laughs, and...
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It’s Time! Your Once-Annual Chance To Save Big on This Celebrity-Favorite Brand

Thank you to Autumn Cashmere for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. A good sample sale may be the highlight of a budget fashionista’s year. Sure, you have to fend off competing...
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Heading Home for the Holidays? Wow Your Family and Friends with These 6 Chic Pieces from The Urge

Thank you to The Urge for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own. If you’re headed home for the holiday season, you have a lot to anticipate: home-cooked meals, fun times with the...
Giambattista Valli x H&M collaboration

The Drool-Worthy Designer Collaboration That We’re Loving Right Now

It’s been tough to get excited about designer collaborations with retailers lately. There’s been something of a sluggish turnabout as creators fail to come up with pieces that are truly inspiring and exciting. But...
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