Her eye-catching blue velvet dress is from a used clothing store. She's also wearing ruffled socks and tan and blue Nike Air Escape sneakers with small bears on the shoelaces. Accessories include a silver chain and medallion, butterfly hairclips, a Timex Snow White watch and a small clutch...

I'm loving the blue velvet dress with bow detail in the back she had on for the 2011 Bafta Awards Ceremony. It's royal and it compliments Julianne's lovely complexion. And, to be honest, Tom Ford is a chic match for a Red Carpet appearance, wouldn't you say? (more images right after the...

I still get a thrill every time I see my name in print – even more so now when it's under the Bargainista Fashionista moniker. So, excuse me while I blow my own trumpet a little (or simply scroll on past to my next blog post)... Thanks to the amazing support of those at Elle HQ, I've...

The actress wore a pair of the James Jeans Twiggy Dancer Jeans in Blue Velvet with a pair of slip on Vans and her signature crewneck sweater. This is the first time that we have seen Kristen in a pair of blue skinny jeans that are not from 7 For All Mankind. Which is actually quite a...

Velvet is the trend fabric this F/W 2016 season. I have always loved it for the holiday season as it is such a festive material. Since last summer, I have been crazy for the designs that Lorenzo Serafini creates for Philosophy. They are stylish and have a great price point. This blue velvet...

I've been meaning to give the Duchess of Cambridge a run for her money with Bargainista Fashionista's maternity wardrobe but, well, this pregnancy seems to have flown by – Bargainista Baby is due next month! These pictures were taken for the What ELLE Wears blog at ELLEuk.com in March, when...

It's been an exciting time lately for Bargainista Fashionista. Not only did ASOS ask me to select my top 10 sale picks for its Facebook page, New Look invited me to take part in the Editor's Picks series for its NL Daily blog. So, click here to see my favourite New Look autumn picks and to...

So, what does it take for Bargainista Fashionista to reveal all? A centre-spread in Elle? Oh, go on then. Yep, I finally show my face in the free Style for Less supplement, out now with the April issue of Elle. Throwing my semi-anonymity aside, I model my take on this season's trends (colour...

PHOTOGRAPH BY TUNG WALSH PHOTOGRAPH BY BARBIE OF THE DAY One is Bargainista Fashionista. The other is Barbie as seen on www.barbieoftheday.com today. It's been a little while since I did a blog collaboration with Barbie of the Day (click here and here for our previous work together) so...

For more tips on how to be a bargainista fashionista, see my feature (above) for ELLE. It's in the October issue, with Gwen Stefani on the cover (below), which is on sale now until next Tuesday. I'm so excited! Let me know what you think.

 

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