Tag: budget

Why I Don’t Buy Into “Cost-Per-Wear”

“Cost-per-wear” is something I’m coming across more and more, and I’m not sure I buy into it.  Mostly, I think it’s just another roundabout way to justify spending money.  Here’s why… What is “cost-per-wear”? Basically, it works like this: You…

My Best Thrift Store Find. Ever.

History was made today on my lunch break. Ok, so maybe I’m being a little over-dramatic, but I’ve wanted Dr. Martens since they first were cool in 7th grade (that’d be about 1995).  My parents refused to spend over $100…

FBFF: Summer Trends

As we head into Memorial Day weekend, which has for me always signaled the “official” beginning of summer, I’m going to talk about summer trends, per Fashion/Beauty Friend Friday.  In the past, I cared very little about summer trends.  When…

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…

Make Stuff Monday: Glitter Boots

With glitter shoes and boots being all the rage right now, and DIYs on how to mimic popular (yet expensive) trends, I figured I’d give glittering a pair of boots a shot.  At first, I thought about getting a new…

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…

Chicago ‘Burbs Event: Schoolhouse Swap

There’s a great event coming up on December 2, hosted by Katy at ModlyChic!  It’s a clothing swap, which is a wonderful chance to clean out your closet and bring home some new-to-you duds!  And all for just $12 (the…