The Look for Less
Divine duds on a dime
We love high fashion but the cost of our divine Derek Lam, magical Marchesa, awesome Oscar de la Renta, and genius Jason Wu has done some serious damage to our bank account. And while we never will give up our fab, fashion-forward dreams, there has to be a more reasonable option! Other than selling our beloved
Enter Penny Chic, the brainchild of the über-stylish fashion blogger Shauna Miller. A former Paris fashion house employee, Shauna quickly realized that the $10,000 budget spent to make a gorgeous model look gorgeous was not realistic for the majority of the world. So instead of reporting on the runways, Shauna decided to get real (insert Real World music here).
At Penny Chic, Shauna dives into the challenges of looking chic when this season’s must-have LBD is no longer a financial option (or never was). With that in mind, the budget-nista advised us on how to look divine on a dime:
When I think of “budget” I think of affordable. I am tired, as I’m sure a lot of people are, of seeing so-called “budget” outfits for $200. That’s a little steep in my book.
xx, The FabFitFun Team
Posted on July 10, 2012