Category Archives: TheBudgetFashionista

The Casual Occasion Dress — 6 Stunning Picks Under $75

Casual summer occasion dress

The Casual Occasion Dress — 6 Stunning Picks Under $75

Welcome the sunshine and balmy temperatures with a new dress. Summer is the perfect time to introduce a casual occasion dress or two to your wardrobe and there are plenty of budget-friendly options on the racks. These on-trend summer dresses are cute, comfortable, and are priced below $75. Under $75 Dresses for Your Casual Summer Occasions Shift Dress   Create the perfect day-to-night look with the American Living Printed Shift Dress (on sale now for $51). The sleeveless shift

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These Nail Polish Colors Will Light Up Your Look

Nail salon table with woman's hands

These Nail Polish Colors Will Light Up Your Look

In search of a quick summer pick-me-up? You won’t have to look far. Whether you’re spending long days at the beach or simply daydreaming from your office cubical, the right nail color can instantly perk up your mood and your outfit. That’s why we’ve shopped summer nail polish colors that look amazing and feel good too. Our top nail polish picks for the season are all cruelty-free — so no animal testing and no use of animal-derived ingredients. Top Summer Nail

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Patriotic Looks You Can Wear All Summer

red white and blue flag - 4th of july

Patriotic Looks You Can Wear All Summer

Each year, Independence Day brings its own celebratory style to the forefront. While 4th of July fashion is never out of style in the U.S., it reaches its peak of popularity right about now. And you know how it is when there’s seasonality involved — you have to shop fast to get the best pieces. Whether you’re going to a barbecue or hitting up the nearest parade, we’ve found some adorable and festive Americana pieces just for you. The best part

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Patriotic Looks You Can Wear All Summer

red white and blue flag - 4th of july

Patriotic Looks You Can Wear All Summer

Each year, Independence Day brings its own celebratory style to the forefront. While 4th of July fashion is never out of style in the U.S., it reaches its peak of popularity right about now. And you know how it is when there’s seasonality involved — you have to shop fast to get the best pieces. Whether you’re going to a barbecue or hitting up the nearest parade, we’ve found some adorable and festive Americana pieces just for you. The best part

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If You’re Short & Style-Minded, You’ll Love These

Collage of three petite outfits from petite shops online

If You’re Short & Style-Minded, You’ll Love These

It’s tough to be short, even if your BFF is a tailor. All those super-cute pieces the mannequins wear are designed for leggy ladies, while the petite racks are stocked with sad, frumpy seconds. It’s as if the fashion industry thinks all short women are aging receptionists from the 1980s. But I’ll say it again: thank goodness for online shopping. While the stores in the mall may not carry a decent selection of petite fashion, you can still get your style

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Hair How-to: Loose Curls for Summer

Woman with red hair set in loose curls

Hair How-to: Loose Curls for Summer

You know that loose-curl hairstyle that’s dominated your Instagram feed for the last few years? It’s the stuff of vibrant, young women with beautiful white teeth, who only move their heads in slow motion. Well, OK, that’s being fairly dramatic. In truth, styling your hair into loose curls isn’t all that hard to do — and all you need is a hair straightener. Read on for a simple guide to creating soft, beautiful curls with your flat iron. This may just be your new favorite

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