{Trendy vs Spendy} Pleather // Leather

A wardrobe full of pieces that can be styled endlessly is definitely a Trend-Hungry-girl must (have  you seen the Dare to Wear column??). Faux leather is an affordable way to look chic and indulge in this fall trend – leather skirts. When the weather cools down throw on a comfy loose-fit knit sweater. The sweater gives off … Continue Reading

{Trendy vs Spendy} Taylor Swift’s Laid-back Look

A few weeks ago, Taylor Swift was seen in NYC wearing striped denim shorts, nude pumps, a blackless top, and a black handbag. Swift’s laid-back look is easy to obtain on a budget. The spendy striped shorts she picked are $79 and currently out of stock. No fear, our trendy version shorts are only $15. These pieces are so simple and chic to … Continue Reading

{Trendy vs Spendy} Activewear For Less

It’s crunch time! Literally. With summer nearing, bikini season is just a hop, skip, and jump away. Working out is a lot more fun when you’re wearing something cute. It you haven’t seen it already, this year H&M launched their 2014 activewear collection and everything is under $50. My favorite activewear trends are open back tops … Continue Reading

{Trendy vs. Spendy} Makeup Edition

What’s not to love about makeup? Better yet, what’s not to love about affordable makeup that looks fab? With tons of colors and makeup formulas out there, it’s SO easy peasey to find something similar at a drugstore. Here are some of my favorite spendy makeup brands and their trendy drugstore dupes.   1. Tinted Moisturizer … Continue Reading

{Trendy vs Spendy} Black Lace Looks for Less

Last week, Jessie talked about why an all black-everything outfit is a good look and I absolutely agree with her! New York Fashion Week showed many ways to wear black. The trend that stood out from the rest? Black lace. Designers, such as Vera Wang, Michael Kors, and Ralph Lauren featured black lace outfits in their NYFW 2014 … Continue Reading

Five Under $50: Kate Middleton Style Steals

Kate Middleton looks gorgeous in everything! Her natural British and sleek style has made her one of my style icons. Whether she’s attending a royal event, grocery shopping, or playing sports, Kate keeps an effortless and graceful look. She’s known for mixing spendy high end designer pieces with trendy street wear, so it’s easy for … Continue Reading

{Trendy vs Spendy} Year of the Horse – Equestrian Style

Chinese New Year just passed and since it’s the year of the horse, why not celebrate in style? With horse race season coming up, equestrian looks are hitting the runway and appearing in celebrity closets. Recently, Bruce Springsteen’s daughter, Jessica Springsteen, has been named Gucci’s equestrian ambassador for their luxury line of riding clothes. {image via} … Continue Reading

{Trendy vs Spendy} Designer-Inspired Ankle Boots

Ankle boots and booties are an easy to wear shoe. This transitional shoe comes in a variety of designs, so they can be worn year round. There’s a pair to suit skinnies, jeans, dresses, or a skirt. I’ve spotted three budget-friendly pairs that are just as stunning as these designer pairs. Below are three types – … Continue Reading

{Trendy vs Spendy} Golden Globe Gown Edition

By Tanya Kertsman Watching the Golden Globes is a time to sit back and enjoy as the glamour unfolds. As I watched Giuliana Rancic interview one gorgeous celebrity after another, there was one thought running through my mind. How do I get myself into one of these dresses? We all know that many of the gowns … Continue Reading

{Trendy vs. Spendy} Valentino, Jimmy Choo, and Prada Look-alike Black Pumps

The classic black pump is a staple to a lady’s wardrobe. Just like their counterpart, the little black dress, the classic black pump is timeless and versatile. These pumps can be worn so many ways and for so many occasions, so they’re a wardrobe essential. The right pair can make a huge difference to compliment … Continue Reading