It may not be expensive-looking, and luxe it certainly isn't, but the fabric is cool and light, with a kind of nostalgia about it. Maybe it's the sweet ditsy floral print. Or the spaghetti straps that tie in a bow on the shoulder. Or the crocheted bib detail at the front. All of which...

Otherwise, what's the point of being one of the select few if there are even fewer products to buy? Sadly, Bargainista Fashionista isn't one of the lucky 2,000. But my friend Ivy is. So, while we were discussing shopping tactics today, I thought it might make a useful blog post. Rather late...

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...

PHOTOGRAPHS BY STEPHANIE SIAN SMITH Right now, it's the perfect weather for capes: cool enough to require a lightweight jacket, but not yet chilly enough to demand a full-on winter coat. I'm making the most of this window of opportunity and wearing one of my wardrobe's key pieces as much as...

Love Bargainista Fashionista x x x Dearest reader, Don't know what I'm talking about? See last month's blog post about the amazing Whistles treasure hunt. And sign up for its newsletter and follow me on Twitter so you don't miss out next time. Sabina is this beautiful pleated ivory dress...

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.

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...

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...

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...

 

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