Sew & Tell

Premiere DateFeb 22, 2013
Categories Media Talk
00:00 DJ Marie (Underneath: Get Money Kids Pase Rock)
02:27 Interview with Dianna Baros of The Budget Babe
09:15 DJ Marie
10:21 Homemade Mountains Christina Vantzou
13:57 I've Handled Myself Wrong Grace Woodroofe
17:22 July Youth Lagoon
21:58 DJ Marie
23:08 Interview with Dianna Baros
29:44 DJ Marie
30:32 Animals (feat. Holly Miranda) CREEP
35:23 No Light No Light (Spector Ryan Gosling Remix) Florence and The Machine
39:48 Drifting In And Out Porcelain Raft
43:02 DJ Marie
43:51 Interview with Dianna Baros
46:38 DJ Marie
48:16 Puts Me To Work Cate Le Bon
51:44 Finish

Ready to save money on gorgeous fashion? OK, that was rhetorical – who isn’t?? When it comes to budget style, few people are more knowledgeable or well-versed than Dianna Baros, the editorial voice behind the popular blog The Budget Babe. With six years at under her belt, as well as a stint as spokeswoman for TJ Maxx and Marshall’s, and a two-year run offering Cybermonday tips to 50+ media outlets, Dianna is an over-qualified resource for designer bargains. The Budget Babe combines celebrity outfit looks-for-less, designer collaboration previews, and daily sale updates for a one-stop budget shopping bible. On today’s show, Dianna will tell us about the career & life path that led her to specialize in budget fashion, her thoughts on the designer collaboration trend, and she’ll even share a few of her top bargain shopping spots!

Plus, new music today from two talented young artists, Grace Woodroofe and Youth Lagoon, alongside Porcelain Raft, CREEP, and a “Ryan Gosling Remix” by the UK band Spector of Florence and The Machine’s “No Light No Light.” So stick around and get out your budget worksheet – we’ll get your wardrobe prepped for spring with cash to spare (perhaps for some new music?) Encore show from January 20, 2012.

Dianna Baros of The Budget Babe
(Photos courtesy of The Budget Babe)

What I’m Wearing: Land’s End Canvas Mariner Sweater

MNG by Mango Mission: Amsterdam Dame

MNG by MANGO Mission: Paris Stripes

What I’m Wearing: Banana Republic Olive Silk Twist-Strap Dress

Previews of Jason Wu for Target 2012
(Hitting stores February 5th)

Some call it ladylike and perfectly dainty, others think it’s too “schoolgirl” twee. What’s your take? Will you be lining up this Feb.?

Previews of Nicole Miller for JCPenney 2012
(Hitting stores later this month. !!)

So excited – that blue and black cocktail number is mine!

A few other resources

*Here’s a great list of online budget shopping sites. Some are Dianna’s tips, others were submitted by Facebook friends. Have at it!
Gilt Groupe
The Real Real

*And click here for more info on my new favorite bedtime read, Parisian Chic. You’ll be trés inspired!

Grace Woodroofe
(Photo by Ben Sullivan)

Youth Lagoon
(Photo by Cecelia Majzoub)
March 1 – Larimer Lounge – Denver, CO
March 6 – The Bowery Ballroom – New York, NY
March 15 – Red Eyed Fly – Austin, TX
March 21 – 24 – Treefort Music Fest – Boise, ID
April 13 & 14 – Coachella @ Empire Polo Field – Indio, CA
April 21 – The Crescent Ballroom – Phoenix, AZ
April 22 – Club Congress – Tucson, AZ
April 24 – Mohawk – Austin, TX
April 25 – The Loft – Dallas, TX
April 26 – Fitzgerald’s – Houston, TX
April 27 – One Eyed Jacks – New Orleans, LA
April 28 – Bottletree Cafe – Birmingham, AL
April 30 – The Social – Orlando, FL
May 1 – Terminal West at King Plow Arts Center – Atlanta, GA
May 2 – Mercy Lounge, Cannery Ballroom – Nashville, TN
May 3 – The Grey Eagle – Asheville, NC
May 4 – Cat’s Cradle – Carrboro, NC
May 7 – Pearl Street Nightclub – Northampton, MA
May 10 – Union Transfer – Philadelphia, PA
May 11 – Merriweather Post Pavilion – Columbia, MD
May 13 – Great Hall – Toronto, Ontario
May 14 – A and R Music Bar – Columbus, OH
May 15 – Metro – Chicago, IL
May 16 – Majestic Theatre – Madison, WI
May 17 – Fine Line Music Cafe – Minneapolis, MN
May 22 – Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
May 23 – Venue – Vancouver, British Columbia
May 26 & 27 – Sasquatch! Music Festival @ Gorge Amphitheatre – George, WA
June 5 – Barclays Center – Brooklyn, NY

Porcelain Raft
(Photo by Jennifer Medina)
May 26 & 27 – Sasquatch! Music Festival @ Gorge Amphitheatre – George, WA

Host Britt
Britt (formerly DJ Marie) has a passion for all forms of art, as well as for the creative process. She has a BA in Communications/Theater and a Post-Bacc in Photography from Maine Media Workshops. Britt began…