January 2, 2015

Frugal Fashionista – wedding style


Are you new to the Frugal Fashionista series? Begin here. Considering I have beloved family members who appreciate Frugal Fashionista finds as much I as do, it would not come as a shock to you that our recent wedding gathering […]

Frugal Fashionista Conference style


Every time I hit “publish” on these Frugal Fashionista posts, I get a little sick tummy feeling. I feel crazy putting myself out there as a Fashionista, especially when I know that 99.5% of the things in my closet were […]

Frugal Fashionista shoes at their finest…Mod Podge Marvel


As I get ready for a jam packed weekend, I just had to share one of the best examples of a DIY Frugal Fashionista at her finest.A new reader, Charlie, sent me this and my mouth dropped WIDE OPEN!Talk about […]

Sensational Silk


New to the Frugal Fashionista series? Begin with designer wardrobe on a frugal budget. I made a mistake this week on vacation. I walked into some high end retail clothing stores that I haven’t frequented in years. My reason? To […]

Frugal Fashionista Fashion Show


Welcome to my Frugal Fashionista Fashion Show. For this week’s Frugal Fashionista, I am giving you a “real life” look at what I wore each day.As always, every single piece of clothing and accessories have been purchased second hand at […]

They’re watching….


Reminder – Frugal Fashionista Fashion Show tomorrow – Friday, June 26 mod·el·ing (mdl-ng)1. The act or art of sculpturing or forming in a pliable material It’s amazing how my daughter watches me in the little things…things I don’t realize…things that […]

Finding the Perfect Black Dress – Frugal Fashionista


Ever since the iconic Audrey Hepburn dazzled us in her gorgeous dress during “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” the black dress has equaled class, sophistication and all around versatility. Every woman needs at least one perfect black dress, while some women (hmm…I […]

The Perfect, Little Black Dress Revealed…almost


In the photo shoot for this edition of Frugal Fashionista, it seems that I have encountered a few professional difficulties. This modeling stuff is hard work, and somehow my peeps will not cooperate. Sheesh – life with little people, and […]

Core Pieces in a Frugal Wardrobe – the Trench Coat


Are you new to my Frugal Fashionista series? Find out how I dress for less with designer outfits for mere pennies on the dollar. Yes, all outfits  from head to toe are less than $15, and did I mention…second hand?) […]

Frugal Fashionista – friends style


If you are new to the Frugal Fashionista series, begin reading here. This past weekend I was in Myrtle Beach with ladies from my home school group, and thus the lack of blog time. The beauty of these friends is […]

Frugal Fashionista Fashion Show Today


Welcome to our first ever Frugal Fashionista Fashion Show. Yes, it’s a completely new twist on the Mr. Linky Party, and if you’re new to this whole Frugal Fashionista concept, click on the picture above for the previous posts and […]

Frugal Fashion – Frump or Fabulous?


(Click here for prior installments) Next Friday, May 15 – Frugal Fashionista Fashion Show Link Up Party I often chuckle at the before and after make-over pictures in magazines. It’s as if they purposely try to make the person look […]

Dare to be Different by dressing thrift


It’s been so fun to do this Frugal Fashionista feature and read all of your comments and emails. I do believe I might have a few of you doubters pondering this designer duds on a dime option. If you’re new […]

Frugal Fashionista – Designer outfits


Welcome to the 3rd installment of Frugal Fashionista, where my designer outfits are revealed for under $15…that includes the shoes and jewelry. If you have missed the first two posts in the series, you can find them here. 1. Designer […]

Building a Core Wardrobe – Frugal Fashionista Style


If you haven’t read the first Frugal Fashionista post, click here to get the background! One of the most difficult stumbling blocks in purchasing clothes at thrift stores is the huge amount of “junk” one has to go through in […]