Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Fab Item of the Day: Blogger Tank from Forever 21

Hallelujah,Hallelujah Amen. Finally a graphic t-shirt that is made just for me. I am a huge fan of graphic t-shirts but I am very particular about what is being said on the shirt. Bloggers Unite this is a day in history, we finally have something to call our own. LOL. This shirt is available at for only $ 14.80. So to all my fellow bloggers this shirt was made for you and me.

For more details or to purchase, click on the item below.


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Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Trend of the Summer: Zipper Detailing

XYZ is all the craze this summer. The exposed zipper is a great way to add a little edge to something with sophistication. Some great friends of my friends over at Chictopia show how the exposed zipper can be right.

Are you a fan of the zipper trend?

zipper detials

For more details or to purchase, click on the items below?

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Monday, July 27, 2009

Frugal Tip Monday- How Being Lazy Can Cost You

I came across a great article from DailyWorth, a site that offers free financial advice for women. I was reading their recent article The Cost of Being Lazy and it really hit home. We are all somewhat lazy when it comes to our finances. Whether it be saving, spending too much, or just not taking care of the monthly necessitates. It can really add up "FAST". According to DailyWorth here are some examples of laziness that are done quite frequently.

1.Not finding the best rate for your savings account
2. Not opening a retirement fund ASAP
3. Not sending in your rebate offers
4. Waiting till the last minute to pay bill
and incurring late fees
5. Not negotiating a deal

For solutions on each topic please visit: Get Rich Slowly

Please feel free to let me know, what ways you are wasting money and if you have any solutions to turn things around.

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Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Magazine Giveaway: July Issue of Lucky

Fashion Without Guilt is having a GIVEAWAY. One lucky winner will receive the July Issue of Lucky Magazine. I have selected a question from a previous post and to qualify for the giveaway, you must answer correctly.

The Question: What is my favorite color and what celebrity did I create the "Look For Less" for with this color?

Here are the rules on how to qualify for the Giveaway:

You must email the answer to the question to
include your name, the answer, and your mailing address.

The contest will end Wednesday July 29,2009. Thank you to all those who enter.

The July Issue of Lucky Magazine is every budget fashionista dreams. Everything in entire issue is UNDER $100. This is a excellent reference guide for affordable fashion/beauty. This is a MUST BUY.

Here are some highlights in this issue:

  • 100 Online Sites Under $100

  • 12 pages of Beauty Finds for Under $25

  • Lucky Breaks, where you register to win several prizes

  • Photo Source: Lucky Magazine Online

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    Tuesday, July 21, 2009

    Style Channeling: Chanel Black and White

    Chanel is one my favorite designers. I am a lover of the classic yet modern look that only Chanel give. Their signature pairing of black and white is a color combination that is forever timeless. Below are some items that channel the signature Chanel color scheme.

    chanel black and white

    For more details or to purchase, click on the items below.

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    Monday, July 20, 2009

    Lack of Post

    I just wanted to apologize for the lack of post recently. I had a family emergency in North Carolina last week and was not able to get to a computer. Please forgive me and posts will resume tomorrow. I Promise. I love all of you that read my blog and appreciate all of your comments.

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    Wednesday, July 15, 2009

    Charlotte Russe Heel Collection Under $40

    Charlotte Russe is a great retailer for affordable quality. Their footwear collection is the best for price, quality, and overall style. Here are some heels with all the trends of the summer from the cuff ankled, studded, and platform.

    Let me know what you think, are you a fan of Charlotte Russe Footwear Collection?

    For more details or to purchase, please click on the items below?

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    Tuesday, July 14, 2009

    Flower Jewelry Under $25

    Flower Power is here!!! Our inner flower child is can come out to play. Here is a great selection of jewelry from necklaces, rings, bracelets.

    For more details or to purchase, click on the items below.

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    Monday, July 13, 2009

    Frugal Tip Monday-Online Grocery Store is your Online Grocery Store. You are able to select your household items and have them delivered to your front door. Setting up your account is very simple. will ask you some questions about your household and create a shopping list that is suitable for you. Some great features that I have discovered are that since this is still in beta mode, you are able to suggest items that are not seen on the site. You can create your profile and connect with other Alice users, give reviews on items your have purchased, and automatically ship items. This is extremely innovative and outright genius.

    From's blog, they list 7 reasons to use their site.

    1. Get free shipping

    Alice offers free shipping with every order.

    2. Manage and automate your life
    Alice is a service, similar to Netflix, that makes it very easy for you to manage and automate this entire category of goods so you never run out.

    3. Use budgeting and advanced planning tools
    Alice let’s you plan your purchases in this category, helping you budget and focus your spending, and avoid impulse purchases at the store.

    4. Take advantage of competitive prices

    You won’t overpay for the tremendous convenience of Alice. In addition to always free shipping, Alice’s prices are competitive with the traditional mass retailers.

    5. Get coupons applied automatically
    Alice has a completely new couponing system. We automatically find and apply coupons for you on thousands of products, making it easy to save even more without any extra effort.

    6. Save time and eliminate store trips

    Alice saves you time by eliminating store trips so you can do things that do matter.

    7. Find all your favorite brands

    Although just getting started, Alice’s product assortment is very broad, and we plan to continue to both major brands and the specialty brands you can’t always find on the store shelf.

    Does anyone else think that this is a GENIUS IDEA OR WHAT?

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    Friday, July 10, 2009

    Kate Moss-Look For Less

    Kate Moss has perfected the look of effortless chic. Black being my favorite color, this is a perfect outfit. Pairing a structured blazer with a casual ensemble is a great way of finishing the look with sophistication. This is great look for day to evening.

    kate moss

    For more details or to purchase, please click on the items below.

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    Wednesday, July 8, 2009

    Michael Jackson Inspired Fashion

    michael jackson fashion

    Michael Jackson was not only a innovator through music but also in fashion. His style always set a new trend for all those that loved and followed him. From the jacket in Thriller to the sequined gloves and socks we all wanted a piece of the MJ style. I have selected some items that embody the style and persona of "THE KING OF POP". He will be truly missed.

    Tell me your favorite Michael Jackson style or memory?

    For more details or to purchase, please click on the items below.

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    Monday, July 6, 2009

    Frugal Tip Monday- Money Saving Tips Video

    I came across a great video on MSN about saving. Margie Read is a great example of someone that appreciates and understands the real nature of "frugal". Watch and tell me would you follow these tips or are they just a little too EXTREME?

    Video Credit: MoneyTalkNews

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    Thursday, July 2, 2009

    Fourth of July Style Ideas

    The Fourth of July only being two days it's time to think of what to wear. Many of us will be attending festivities that are outdoors, so comfort and style are mandatory. I have selected some examples for ideal outdoor and casual looks from some my fashionistas over at Chictopia.

    fourth of july style ideas

    Here are some key factors to keep in mind for any event that is outdoors:
    1. Comfort first, chic second
    2. You can never go wrong with a summer dress
    3. Shorts are always a great alternative
    4. If you are going to wear jeans, make sure they are comfortable and breathable
    for your all day event
    5. If you are going to wear heels, always have a pair of flats on standby
    6. Please have your sunscreen and insect repellent
    7. And last but not least, everyone have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July

    Photo Source: Chictopia

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    Wednesday, July 1, 2009

    Great Finds-New York and Company

    As I was looking online today for a structured/cropped pants and I came across New York and Company. They are a great alternative to the somewhat overpriced Limited stores. There overall selection is very business casual with a modern touch. I found two styles that were exactly what I was searching for, the ankle and black tapered pants. My purchase would total under $25. What a Steal!!!

    For more details or to purchase, click on the items below.



    Photo Source: Shopstyle/NY&Co.

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