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Win Cool Stuff: $50 T.J. Maxx / Marshalls Gift Cards

UPDATE: And the winners are… #61 Aditi and #213 Nancy! Congrats to our winners and thanks to everyone who entered.


Please note: This giveaway has ended and is now closed to further entries.

To help you shop the latest summer fashions for less, I've teamed up with T.J. Maxx/Marshalls to give Budget Babe readers the chance to win one of two $50 gift cards to spend any way you want - new sandals, shorts, swimsuits - you name it!


Lunch Hour Shopping: BCBGMAXAZRIA, B. Makowsky and More at eBay Fashion Vault




Ebay Fashion Vault just launched a sale featuring chic accessories from some of my favorite accessories brands: BCBGMAXAZRIA, BCBGeneration, B. Makowsky and Hype. I have a quilted clutch from BCBGMAXAZRIA that I've had for years - it's a style that never goes out of fashion - and a leather handbag from Hype that always gets tons of compliments. I've a fan of these brands because the quality is great for the price and the styles are sophisticated without being boring. See if something catches your eye at this sale where you'll find shoes and handbags up to 75% off. Ends Friday 7/1, 9pm PM PDT, and as always, shop early for the best selection.

Shown above from left: BCBGMAXAZRIA Tie-Dye Clutch, $44.99 (down from $148); B. Makowsky Leopard Flat, $54.99 (down from $140); BCBGeneration Mini Quilted Purse, $29.99 (down from $78)

Shop it online:
eBay Fashion Vault BCBGMAXAZRIA, B Makowsky & BCBGENERATION Sale

10 Crisp White Blazers Under $100


Whether paired with skinny black pants and heels (à la Beyonce), tossed over a flirty dress (see Blake Lively) or layered with a t-shirt and jeans (cue Kelly Carlson), a white blazer is a versatile wardrobe staple you can wear so many ways this summer. Here are 10 of the best white blazers I've found recently under $100.

BB's Weekly Fashion Link Round Up




The Cut has photos of Banana Republic's Mad Men collection.

Lifestyle Lemonaid reveals her amazing collection of Forever 21 maxi dresses.

Think Thru Fashion features six ways to style a white button-down blouse.

The Grindstone shows you how to make a maxi dress work for work.

College Candy rounds up 8 items under $20 for a summer wedding.

StyleClone spots Michelle Obama wearing ethical clothing from the ASOS Africa Collection.

Being High Maintenance Not Bitchy shares summer styling tips for the office.

All Women Stalk finds 8 adorable paper-bag shorts.

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