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Clothing: Image, Style & Accessories

Saving Money on Fashion


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Body Shapes

Clothing Can Create an Optical Illusion, Good or Bad, by Sarah J. Doyle    How to wear the best lines to flatter your figure.


Image and Style

Clothing and Aging:  What will the future bring? by Nikki Willhite   Some thoughts about clothing for senior citizens.


Common Clothing Mistakes: Clothing Advice for the Frugal Homemaker   Advice on how to choose good frugal clothing and avoid bad choices in style and fabrics. 


Fashion and Dressing Young, by Ankitaa GD  Conservative tips to dress younger and look better.


How Pattern Affects Clothing, by Nikki Willhite   Understanding  how pattern on clothing affects how it will look on you.


How to Dress Thin, by Nikki Willhite  Tips on how to dress to look thinner.


Saving Money with Signature Apparel: Defining Your Style, by Nikki Willhite   How to save money wearing signature pieces each day.


You and Your Clothing Style, by Nikki Willhite   How to mesh your clothing style with your personality, life and body type.


Business Attire

How to Dress for the Office, by Nikki Willhite.   Some frugal tips on proper office attire.


Casual Style

Dress Down...but not Out! by Nikki Willhite   A few frugal tips for attractive, casual wear.



Frugal Sleeping Clothing, by Nikki Willhite   How to save money with frugal sleeping clothes.



7 Tips for Wearing Accessories, by Sheila Dicks.   How to choose and wear accessories to compliment your clothing.



How to Choose a Handbag, by Nikki Willhite.   How to choose a handbag to match your lifestyle and silhouette.



A Guide To Costume Jewelry, by Alice Riley.  Types of costume jewelry and allergic reactions.



Looking After Leather, by Jane Lake.  How to take care of your leather clothing items.



Easy Guides To Choose Different Sport Shoes, by Diana Claire.  Things to consider when selecting athletic shoes.


What Makes a Shoe Comfortable, by Dr Marybeth Crane.    Shoe construction and other factors that make a shoe comfortable.



"What Not to Wear" vs "The Housewife Hoodie", by Nikki Willhite   A review of the show "What Not to Wear" for the frugal homemaker.







Tightwad Tidbits

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Click below to find hundreds of money saving
tips in alphabetical order


A - Frugal Tips: Acne - Automobiles


B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons


C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards


D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers


E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner


F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture


G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries


H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers


I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing


J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail


K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers


L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions


M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms


N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts


O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens


P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins


Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting


R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol


S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk


T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners


U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities


V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths


W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths


XYZ - Frugal Tips - Yams - Zucchini



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