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Interrobang articles by Lisa Kelly


Frugal Fashionista: Thrifting: I'm gonna pop some tags
As the semester winds down – less than 10 days – it’s the time of year to start stocking up wardrobe essentials for summer jobs, or for some students, the start of new, fulltime employment. Unfortunately, this is also the ... Read this article

Frugal Fashionista: What's better than a DIY?
Have you ever thought to admire the wonders of duct tape? You can make jewelry with it, endless cosplay items and even fashion accessories, all of which last forever. Duct tape items are practically indestructible. The best part? Duct tape onl... Read this article

Frugal Fashionista: Rocking sport chic without looking like a gym rat
When you hear the term sport chic it seems like an oxymoron. It is possible to wear sporty clothing without looking like you’re paying homage to Sporty Spice – although we all know there’s a pair of tearaway pants hiding in th... Read this article

Frugal Fashionista: Six ways to wear chambray
When you’re on a budget, it’s important to have versatile staples in your wardrobe. Purchasing items that can be worn in many different ways is a great way to save money without compromising style. Chambray shirts are a great invest... Read this article

Frugal Fashionista: Avengers-inspired everyday looks
Are you feeling like your wardrobe could use an infusion of awesomeness? What’s more awesome than dressing like your favourite superhero? It may not be socially acceptable to walk around in a cape or a full pleather jumpsuit, but that do... Read this article

Frugal Fashionista: Cool colour trends for spring
March is upon us, and that means less than two weeks until the first day of spring. No really, despite the copious amounts of snow and sub-zero temperatures, spring is almost here. In preparation for the season, Pantone released its Fashio... Read this article

Frugal Fashionista: Trends for spring 2015
After being under extreme cold weather alerts for the past week, it seems like spring may never come. Wiarton Willie promised us an early spring, and he wouldn’t lie to us, right? Instead of crying over the weather – your tears woul... Read this article

Frugal Fashionista makes: DIY Fringe Bag
Fringe lovers rejoice. Fringe bags are back on the scene this season, and we couldn’t be happier. If you’re not a bag hoarder – don’t judge – dropping $40 to $50 on a new fringe bag that will ultimately go out of s... Read this article

Frugal Fashionista: Galentine's Day: For all the single ladies
It seems like Valentine's Day merchandise comes out earlier every year, as if retailers somehow forgot that the biggest influx of Valentine's Day shopping happens on the actual day, usually hours before the dreaded Valentine's Day ... Read this article

Frugal Fashionista: Building your professional wardrobe
For some of you who have less than four months until graduation, it’s time to start thinking about building a professional wardrobe. Although it pains us to think about dropping a ton of cash on professional clothes, unfortunately yoga p... Read this article

Frugal Fashionista: Debunking annoying fashion myths
We’ve all heard them. Fashion is supposed to be about creative expression, and yet, there are so many ridiculous rules. Rules are meant to be broken – especially where fashion is concerned. Here are six rules to start breaking ... Read this article

Frugal fashionista: Eight essentials for surviving winter - fashionably
Winter is finally upon us, and let’s be honest, it sucks. Anyone that tells you they enjoy this endless tirade of snow and cold we’ve been experiencing is definitely a liar. In the words of George Costanza, “I would drape myse... Read this article

Frugal fashionista: Dressing for your body type
Every New Year, we vow to lose those last 10 pounds or three dress sizes. Most times, instead of taking a healthy route to keeping our resolutions, we go on crazy fad diets, allowing ourselves the dietary intake of a rabbit, or we consume Tic ... Read this article

Plus-size women second-class citizens
If you’ve ever shopped at a big brand store that sells both plus and straight sizes, you may have asked the question, “Where are the plus sizes?” They’re hidden in the back of the store or tucked away on the second floor ... Read this article

Frugal fashionista: Dressing for a holiday party
There’s no set formula to dressing for a holiday party, but the main element for any holiday outfit is sparkle. Some fashionistas may choose to go all out, with a dress made of sparkles and sequins. But from past experience – and ma... Read this article

Frugal fashionista: DIY holiday heels
It’s only November, and holiday parties are already being put on. For fashionistas everywhere, this can only mean one thing: holiday fashion. This is the one time of the year when you can dress as gaudy as you want, and no one can judge y... Read this article

How to dress for a networking event
“It’s not what you know but who you know.” As young professionals soon to be entering the workforce, the time to start building your professional network is now. Networking is a powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and susta... Read this article

How to dress for an interview
For those of you currently on the hunt for the perfect internship, co-op or dream job, the thought of putting an outfit together that will impress your interviewer can seem like a daunting task. Here’s a fun fact from an undercover r... Read this article

Wardrobe essentials: The little black dress
Having variety in your wardrobe can often be difficult on a student budget. The key to optimizing your wardrobe without breaking the bank is to focus on essentials that you can mix and match with other pieces to create new looks. A serious... Read this article

Walmart selling 'fat girl costumes'
Why is “fat” still a derogatory label? If you were to search the term “plus size costume” on Walmart’s website last week, you would have been met with the category “fat girl costumes” rather than &ldq... Read this article

Putting together a costume on a shoestring budget
It’s the night before Halloween… or in most cases, the day of, and you haven’t even thought about a Halloween costume yet. Payday isn’t until next week and you have about $20 to come up with a creative costume that will... Read this article

A wound in 10 minutes
Creating a realistic wound is much simpler than it sounds, and can be done with make-up you already have. To create a realistic wound you will need: - Clear lash glue - Black and purple eye shadow - Black gel liner - Red lipst... Read this article

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