Fashionista for Less

By Jasmine, age 14, Michigan

Every true fashionista gazes upon every hip fashion magazine and often ponders, I love that. Where do I get it, and for cheap? But almost just as often that same fashionista will search for several hours, and I mean several, looking for that hot new pair of True Religion jeans or that new Chloe purse. The result is heartbreaking. That poor fashionista will never find her heart in those jeans or purse, at least not at a price she can afford. So here I am, ready to help. I've gathered a few hot summer looks from notorious designers, and I am ready to help you find that same look, but for less.

Milly Cabana: Look One

Milly Cabana "Barbados" Bandeau Bikini, $216

The Look on a Budget

Swimsuit pieces shown are $19.50 each or 2 for $30.
Available at or your local store.

Though it's almost autumn, we should all have those cute swim suits saved up for that sunny "just like summer" night!

Gucci: Look Two

Gucci Ready To Wear Spring 2008 Collection

The Look on a Budget

Dress available at or your local store for $39.99.

Jacket available at or your local store for $27.80.

Belt available at or your local store for $5.80.

Shoes available at or your local store for $19.80.

When I first found that outfit by Gucci, I fell in love. I love how you can add a pop of color to a regular dress.

Yigal Azrouel: Look Three

Yigal Azrouel 2009 Resort Collection

The Look on a Budget

Dress available at or your local store for $65.00.

Great for when you have to leave the house, but still want to look fabulous!

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February & March Magazine Issues

March 15, 2012

The February and March issues of Sweet Designs Magazine are now online, featuring a combined 53 new articles and features!!

- Cover: Stephanie Lynn reflects on 5 years
- Cover: India (of Darn-licious knitwear)
- Life in the dumps (moving in with my bf)
- The difference between men and women
- Angels among us (parts 1 and 2)
- Arts graduates & the dark night of the soul
- Triple threat (how I survived my teen yrs)
- Dating isn't easy (my true story)
- How to turn not-so-great gifts ... (fashion)
- Ten reasons to love being single
- Taking the big leap (college)
- Valentine's Day (not what you'd expect!)
- The last of the cold (hopefully) (fashion)
- A month full of love
- Ten tips for successful airline travel
- Reasons I love writing for SDM
- Who needs love?
- They're not all the same
- The life I'm glad I don't have (fiction)
- Professional dress/ finding Fendi (fashion)
- An airport anniversary: a true story
- Inappropriate Facebook photos
- The perks of a big city (college)
- A night(mare) to forget (part 2)
- The Anita Blake series (book review)
- Saving June by Hannah Harrington (book)
- Under the Mesquite by GG McCall (book)
- The Lullaby by Sarah Dessen (book)
- If I Stay by Gayle Foreman (book review)
- My sweetheart (original poetry)
- Isn't it funny (original poetry)
- The stranger (original poetry)
- A winter wonderland (original poetry)
- One night valentine
- The thick envelopes (college acceptance)
- Southern love
- Healthy hair and vitamins
- It's a date (dating idea alternatives)
- The 30 hour famine
- School's out forever!
- Marching right back into spring? (fashion)
- Dear John
- When TV shows depict your life
- 3 Fun ways to rock spring's hottest trends
- Neglected teeth
- Starting something new
- Guy movies
- To hesitate or dive in?
- Deadly, by Julie Chibbaro (book review)
- Beastly, by Alex Flinn (book review)
- I don't care (poetry)
- Together, alone (poetry)

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