Category: Shopping

Budget Fashion Fix: Bright Sandals

This edition of Budget Fashion Fix is going to be a little different.  Instead of picking one shoe and showing you a few similar options for a lower price, I’ve decided to focus on a trend, and show you some…

Budget Fashion Fix: Tribal Wedges

Wedges are all the rage for spring (much to the dismay of my husband, I’m sure–he hates wedges) and among the amazing selection of super-cute wedges are floral prints, bright neons, colorblocking, and tribal prints.  I’ve decided, in this edition…

More Thrift & Bargain Finds

So while I was in Peoria a couple weekends ago, my friend and I hit up Castaways Consignment in Washington and the Goodwill just down the road from there.  We both got some great stuff at both places.  Largely, I…

21 Day Challenge: Days 15-18

Another long post with a few days’ worth of outfits for you.  This may have to be done this week too, as almost every day I have something crazy going on either after work, during the day at work, or…

Budget Fashion Fix: Perrin vs. Croft17 & Georgia25

Steve Madden’s Perrin boot is perfect for fall and into winter, especially with it’s 1″ heel.  It’s chic military style is in right now, with laces all the way up the front and a contrasting zipper on the inside (yay…

Chicago Fashion Focus 2011

Chicago is hosting a week long event called Fashion Focus 2011 starting today and going thru Sunday.  It’s the event’s 7th year here in Chicago, and it celebrates Chicago’s thriving fashion industry. Unfortunately, because I work in the ‘burbs during…

Style Q&A: More Than Just T-Shirts

Question: I need your help.  I’m a big guy–6’2″ and around 320 lbs–and am over 40 years old.  I’m looking to expand my wardrobe, but am a little stuck.  Right now, I mainly wear T-shirts untucked, but I was wondering…

Fall Fashion: Tights

I can’t lie, I used to be rather anti-tights. When they first came back in style, I was all WTF about it.  I wore tights as a kid (into the early 90’s), and therefore, wearing tights again was, in my…