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Special Occasions: Weddings, Proms & More

Whether you need a special occasion outfit for your best friend’s wedding or an anniversary celebration, get your glam on without breaking the bank with these top picks in formal wear.

LOOKBOOK: White by Vera Wang
White by Vera Wang not only includes wedding dresses but great bridesmaid dress options, shoes and accessories. Vera Wang brings her incredible design sensibility to David's Bridal, a place where every woman can afford to have a designer dress for less.

How to Choose the Best Graduation Dress
Graduation day, whether from high school or college, is one of the most important days in one's life. Therefore, it is important to really put some thought into the type of dress you choose to wear on this special day. Not to mention, there are several factors to consider when making this selection - price being one of them. Because there are so...

Budget Wedding Makeup
You want to be ready for your close-up on your wedding day, of all days, but does that mean you have to shell out hundreds of dollars for a professional makeup artist? Look beautiful for less with these tips for budget wedding makeup.

Wedding Dresses on a Budget
No one wants to put the word cheap next to the words wedding dress, but the truth is not every bride has the means or the desire to spend several hundred (or thousand) dollars on a dress she'll wear once. If you need a dress that fits your budget - but don't want to sacrifice style - look no further than this roundup of great options for finding a beautiful gown without spen…

Dress for a Wedding
Whether you need a formal dress for an evening wedding, or a more casual dress for a daytime event, find cheap dresses for a wedding at one of these shops.

Michelle Obama's Inaugural Outfits
From the celebration at the Lincoln Memorial to the swearing in ceremony and, of course, the Inaugural Balls, see of of Michelle Obama's outfits from Inaugural weekend.

Formal Dresses for Less
You might not be headed down a red carpet or to an Inaugural Ball anytime soon, but that doesn't mean you don't have swanky affairs of your own to attend to. Whether you have to dress for a formal wedding or a Oscar night bash, find an evening dress that won't break the bank with this roundup of fabulous formal dresses - all under $300!

Gift Returns Made Easy
Since every holiday has its fair share of gifting mishaps, these tips for returning or exchanging gifts can help you unload the unwanted gifts you've accumulated.

Last-Minute Gift Ideas
No matter how good you are at making lists, there's always someone you forget to buy a gift for (or didn't think you had to buy a gift for!). Whether you've waited until the last minute to buy something for your significant other, or just need some small tokens for co-workers, these inexpensive gift ideas will come to the rescue. Best of all, you can likely avoid the mall - if it's even op…

Holiday Party Dresses (on the Cheap)
Invites to parties are great - until you realize you have nothing to wear! From little black dresses to sparkly, colorful numbers, we've rounded up some of our favorite holiday party dresses under $100.

Gifts for Women
Whether you are looking for the perfect gift for your mom, best friend, or co-worker, these holiday gifts for women can help you gift well without spending a lot of money.

Holiday Gifts for Him
Find a great gift for him - and stick to your budget - with these great gift ideas for guys.

Dress for a Summer Wedding (on any Budget)
Need to find a dress for a summer wedding (and still have enough money left over for a gift)? Whether you have $200 or $50 to spend, look fabulous at all your summer weddings with these top budget fashion picks.

Graduation Gifts Under $50
Looking for a stylish graduation gift that won't break the bank? Check out these 5 great graduation gift ideas - each for under $50!

Father's Day Gifts on any Budget
Looking for that perfect Father's Day gift, but don't want to blow your budget? Check out these great Father's Day gift ideas - at budget-friendly prices.

Spring/Summer 2008 - Special Event Dresses Under $150
Look fabulous at your next wedding, bridal shower or graduation with this collection of spring and summer 2008 party dresses - all for under $150 each.

Prom Dress Shopping
Need a prom dress – now? Check out these shopping tips before you shell out your money. From Your About Guide to Proms/Formal Dances.

Wedding Guest Attire
Whether the wedding is during the day or at night, dress appropriately with these tips for wedding guest attire. From your About Weddings Guide.

Accessorize Your Party Dress
Headed to a special event? Make sure your basic black dress isn’t boring with these tips for adding the right accessories.

Prom Dresses for Under $100
Find formal dresses on a budget with these top style picks from your About Guide to Fashion.

Bargain Prom Dresses
Sears has a hot, new collection of prom dresses for 2008 – most priced under $150!

Stylish Mother's Day Presents Under $100
This Mother's Day, go beyond flowers and cookbooks and give mom a gift she'll really love. From fab spring totes to perfume and more, this roundup of presents will help you gift well on any budget.

Fresh Saint Patrick's Day Style Under $40
Why default to felt top hats and shamrock earrings when you can be the head-turner you usually are in one of the most flattering colors at the end of the rainbow?

Top 8 Prom Dresses Under $80
Put away your parents' gold card. If your prom budget doesn't exceed your your monthly allowance, you have more options than you'd think. With these prom picks, you'll still have the cash to splurge on designer shoes or offer to pay for your date's Sizzler buffet.

Tips for making your wedding party look limo-worthy on the cheap.
Budget Wedding Tips, How to Save Money on Wedding Party Outfits. Cheap Wedding Dresses, Vintage Suits, Cute Bridesmaids Frocks, and Ways to Save Money on Matching Groomsmen.

Stylish and Beautiful Mother's Day Gifts for Under $40
Your mom has had enough chocolates to last her through Easter and those flowers are dying as we speak. Your mother is one-of-a-kind, so get her a stylish, no-fail gift that will make her go, "Ah, yes! I didn't know I wanted this until just now!"

How to Dress for a Wedding, Daytime Wedding Edition
These cheap summer dresses are perfectly appropriate for daytime weddings. Plus, you can wear them again.

How to Dress for a Wedding, Evening Wedding Edition
Need to find a cute, cheap dress for an evening wedding? Don't despair. It's totally possible to get an adorable cocktail dress for under $70. Here are a few of our favorites.

What to Wear to a Wedding
Sometimes, I get a wedding invitation in the mail and wonder if the whole point of it is to confuse me. If you feel the same, you need to check out this list. I pulled together everything you need to know about deciphering invitations, finding cheap, cute dresses, and more.

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