The Budget Babe | Affordable Fashion & Style Blog

Ask BB: Five Fall Fashion Must-Haves

I would love to hear your budget take on the New York Times article, "The Five Things You Need for Fall" by Cathy Horyn. I am all about shopping for closet staples this fall. —Carolyn

Fashion critic Cathy Horyn might laugh at my attempts to find affordable takes on her designer picks for fall, but I think her article is a great starting point for many women looking to update their wardrobes with a few carefully selected pieces. Keep reading for my budget breakdown.

Beauty Review: Sublime Mousse by Healthy Look L'Oreal Paris

Beauty Review: Sublime Mousse by Healthy Look L'Oreal Paris

I envy my sister Chantal's ability to do her own hair, from at-home coloring to perfectly layered cuts to chic going-out looks. Yup, she does it all! So when she tested out Sublime Mousse from L'Oreal, I was really curious to hear how things went. Keep reading to find out. —BB

by Chantal
While L'Oreal Paris Healthy Look Sublime Mousse Haircolor has been on the shelves for a while now, I found myself hesitating to try it because I was never really all that impressed with their selection of colors. I always felt it was a little limited and after many, many hair color faux pas I really wasn't in the mood to end up with orange, or silver, or purple hair (yes, purple, and no I wasn't trying for purple).

Zara Launches Online Shopping in the US Today!

Fashion concept Zara, part of Inditex, one of the world's biggest fashion retail groups, has launched online shopping in the United States today, September 7, at, offering free delivery to all 50 states. Zara's online platform will sell the full range of women's, men's and children's clothing that are also available in-store.

What more do you need to know? Go shop now!