On September 9th, more than 500 budget-conscious fashionistas, including Carson Kressley and Roshumba Williams, turned to celebrate Kathryn Finney and the 5th anniversary of her popular blog, The Budget Fashionista. Founder Kathryn Finney shows readers how to look fabulous, for less on her blog, and she has published a book on that same topic. “Frugal is the new black, ” exlaimed Finny.
“Kathryn Finney and The Budget Fashionista is truly amazing,” statedKressely. “She provides real women with real solutions. I love her!”
Other special guests attending the celebration included FUSE TV hostDee Vasquez, HSN star and shoe expert Meghan Cleary, VH1 Glam God’sJess Zaino, and We TV’s lifestyle guru Steve Kemble. Along withcelebrities, there was also major media in attendance, includingPeople, Glamour, Forbes, NBC, several members of the internationalpress (including Czech and German TV), Kathryn’s blogger friends, and a few paparazzi.
“Frugal is thenew black, and the incredible turnout and support from my friends andcolleagues demonstrated that my advice for getting the most out ofyour fashion budget is needed now more than ever.”
Guests were fitted for Fashion Bug and Lane Bryant jeans with RightFit technology, an innovative fitting system that offers women ofevery shape the right fit at the right price, guests sipped on theBudget Fashionista’s signature drink provided by Chambord, whileDashing Divas provided mini-spa treatments, and IT Girl contest winner Nicoletta was on hand hosting the bloggers lounge sponsored by http://www.thepill.com. Guests went home with a Payless “I Love Shoes” goodiebags filled with Finney’s Favorite Things including Dearfoam slippers,Spanx’s budget shapewear line “Assets”, and bottles of Febreze fabricfreshener.