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Budget Fashionista · 1d ago

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 girl to do? Well, here’...
Budget Fashionista · 3d ago

Plus Size Swimwear on a Budget

Overwhelmed by the thought of swimwear shopping? Or, underwhelmed by the stylish options available? Either way, if you’re ready for the sand and the sun, we found five plus-size swim options...
Budget Fashionista · 5d ago

Flashback Fashion Friday: What Ever Happened to 5-7-9?

Editor’s note: We originally published this story about the 5-7-9 stores in 2014. We’ve rewritten it to be more accurate and less one-sided.  There’s nothing mysterious how retailer 5-7-9 go...
Budget Fashionista · 1W ago

How to: Finding the High-Waist Swimwear Style for You

The high waistlines and modest cuts of retro-inspired bottoms are all over the internet these days—but are the headlines claiming their universally flattering qualities correct? Site after s...
Budget Fashionista · 1W ago

Help! What Can I do About Early Signs of Aging?

Thanks to RoC Skincare for sponsoring this post! All opinions are my own. A Budget Fashionista reader recently wrote in to ask: Hi Catherine!! I love your blog. I’d like to ask you a few que...
Budget Fashionista · 1W ago

Flashback Fashion Friday: The Rise of the Tunic

Way back in 2005, the tunic emerged as spring’s “must-have piece.” And why not? After the crops of the ’90s, most of us were happy to see a forgiving, flow-y silhouette take the spotlight. T...
Budget Fashionista · 2W ago

6 Summer Hair Styles to Beat the Heat

Your hair is one of your best accessories. But in hot, humid weather, your hair is also your worst enemy. For babes with length, the summer heat makes your locks feel heavy and sweaty. And i...
Budget Fashionista · 2W ago

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 ...
Budget Fashionista · 3W ago

The Midrange Dress Label Everyone’s (Still) Talking About

What do Pippa and Kate Middleton, Reese Witherspoon and Beyonce have in common? I so wish I could say they’re collaborating on a Thelma & Louise remake, but that’s not it. These four stylish...
Budget Fashionista · 3W ago

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 need? What will I eat? ...