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5 Best budget fashion blogs

Erica Mayyasi is a Red Sox fan in Manhattan. After stints at various magazines she now works full-time in public relations, though she continues to write for a number of sites including her blog etsymay.blogspot.com.

Recessionista reads

Fashion blogs are fabulous, but sometimes high fashion gets a little tiresome to lust after. If you're in the mood for some byte-sized style reading but don't want to constantly be lusting after things out of your price range, then a budget fashion blog is on your docket. Here are our picks for the top five.

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Frugal Fashionista

A healthy mix of post types, the Frugal Fashionista serves up doses of the equivalent of pure online window shopping bliss, including retailer spotlights, extensive weekly steals and deals listings and budget-minded celebrity look recreations. Some past celeb style get the looks include Kate Hudson's sultry leather-skirted red carpet get up and Vanessa Hudgen's adorable casual outfit from a shopping excursion.

Go there: Frugal Fashionista


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The Budget Babe

The Budget Babe promises "Fab without a fortune," and it delivers time and time again. Former Oprah.com content producer The Budget Babe now utilizes her grade A web material skills to bring you a top notch budget fashion blog. The content on The Budget Babe completely runs the gamut: from trend alerts (such as patterned tights) to dress by numbers guide to stealing a celebrity's look, sale alerts and budget fashion news stories.

Go there: The Budget Babe


3

The Budget Fashionista

The Budget Fashionista, also known as Kathryn Finney, is another superstar in the budget fashion blog arena. Since Finney started the blog in 2003 it has become a national (and international, for that matter!) sensation and has over 26,000 loyal site members. Finney has also penned a hard copy Budget Fashionista book that is so popular that it is currently on its sixth printing. As for the Budget Fashionista website, it is particularly adept at serving up sale tips and coupon codes.

Go there: The Budget Fashionista


4

The Cheap Chica

Florida-based blogger The Cheap Chica scribes an all-encompassing wallet friendly fashion blog. Recent posts include an affordable knockoff of Michelle Obama's world famous white ethereal Jason Wu gown, a listing of printable coupons and coupon codes, a round up of great finds under $20 and an absolutely spot on $18.50 doppelganger for the gorgeous $865 Christian Louboutin Armadillo satin d'orsay pump.

Go there: The Cheap Chica


5

Style It Less

Sale tip offs, complete and super chic outfits with all components totaling for under $100, great budget friendly fashion pieces spotlights -- Style It Less has got it all. Also regularly features things like an extensive and fun Screen Actors Guild Awards gorgeous gown round up.

Go there: Style It Less


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