Old (Really Old) Press

As one of the first fashion bloggers, Kathryn has been profiled in The New York Times, Instyle, O Magazine, People Style Watch, Wall Street Journal, Essence Magazine, Redbook Magazine, Sister 2 Sister, and over 600 other print publications. She’s also a contributor to Lucky Magazine, AOL, and Essence Magazine.

Select Profiles of Kathryn Finney


Chicago Tribune: Hunting Deals with The Budget Fashionista Kathryn takes the Chicago Tribune’s Ellen Warren on shopping trip through some of her favorite shopping spots in Chicago in this 1000 word profile

New York Times: The Hunt: Kathryn Finney Joyce Cohen profiled Kathryn and her husband as they moved from Philadelphia to New York City because of the success of The Budget Fashionista

MediaBistro.com Feature Kathryn is profiled in the “How’d You..” Series on Mediabistro

Savvy MN Magazine Kathryn was on the October 2010 cover as well as the cover story for the Midwestern Women’s Magazine.

O Magazine Kathryn is one of 13 experts featured in the magazine, dishing on the ecommerce site she trusts the most (which is, of course, Target.com)

Redbook Magazine Kathryn discusses how she created The Budget Fashionista and turned the company into a successful business.

Essence Magazine Bargain Shopping Tips A full page photo of Kathryn, along with her holiday shopping tips

Essence Magazine: Women of Style: Kathryn Finney Kathryn was select as a “Woman of Style” by Essence Magazine and featured in a full page article.


Black Enterprise. “Shopping on a Dime: Kathryn Finney Gives Hints on How to be in Style under Budget.” A full length article about Kathryn, her book and how she was able to turn TBF into a viable business

Oprah & Friends Radio- Jean Chatzky Show: Kathryn Finney, The Budget Fashionista Kathryn was interviewed by one of her budget “sheroes”, Jean Chatzy, about the blog and her life as The Budget Fashionista

New York Daily News: 13 Questions for a Fashion Blogger Two Page Profile of Kathryn Finney and her role as a leading blogger.

San Francisco Chronicle. “LESS IS MORE- Hunting for Cheap Chic with a Fashionista as Guide.” 1000+ word article about Kathryn, the site, and her book.

Chicago Tribune. “Fashionista Dispenses Advice for the Frugal-minded.” An interview with Kathryn and a review of her bestselling book

New Jersey Star Ledger: Shop, Blog and Rake it in: Hey, Why Didn’t I Think of That? (Front Page Article) A front page profile about Kathryn and Simply Good Media in New Jersey’s flagship newspaper.

Minneapolis Star & Tribune: Star Style- Kathryn Finney Kathryn was profiled as a “Minnesota Celebrity” in this top midwestern newspaper

Sister 2 Sister Magazine: Office with a View Profile Kathryn is featured as a successful businesswoman

Woman’s World Weekly. “Kathryn Knows How to Bargain Shop.” Kathryn was profiled in a two page spread about her life, her site, and her book.

Bluefly.com:Best Dressed Blogger: Kathryn Finney Kathryn photographed walking the red carpet at the Kimmora Simmons Fabulousity Launch by NPR contributor and Style writer Najwa Moses

Uptown Magazine: The Best: Kathryn Finney A full page profile of Kathryn and The Budget Fashionista as a successful business

Select National TV:

  • NBC TODAY Show. “Clothing Swap Parties.”
  • NBC TODAY Show. “Outlet Mall Shopping Tips.”
  • NBC TODAY Show. “Great Looks for Under $75.”
  • NBC TODAY Show. “Budget Halloween Costumes.”
  • NBC TODAY Show. “Cheapskate Segment.”
  • NBC TODAY Show. “Costumes on a Budget.”
  • ABC Good Morning America. “Shopping eBay.”
  • ABC Good Morning America. How to Be a Budget Fashionista
  • CBC. Fashion Trends for Fall
  • CBC. State of American Retail
  • CNN. “Black Friday Shopping.”
  • CNN. “Open House”.
  • CNBC. “Your Money”
  • CBS News: TBF Anniversary Party
  • Fox News Geraldo At Large. “Handbag Rental.”
  • Fox News Geraldo At Large. “Warehouse Club Shopping: Costco vs. Sam Club.”
  • E! Entertainment. “40 Crimes of Fashion”.
  • E! Entertainment. “E News:Thrift Store Shopping”
  • E! Network: “The Look for Less/ America”™s Smartest Shoppers”.


Additional Select Print Articles