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…

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…