'Tis the season of holiday cheer, family and friends, and unfortunately, excessive spending and credit card debt. While I love the seasonal spirit of giving and love, I can't help but feel a burning sensation in my pocket. Covering everything from traditional holiday decor to the Christmas shindig, I've compiled nine savvy and affordable alternatives to celebrate the holidays without breaking the bank!
The Gotham Independent Film Awards took place in NYC last night to celebrate the best in independent films. Elizabeth Olsen and Felicity Jones were both up for the Breakthrough Actor Award for their respective roles in Martha Marcy May Marlene and Like Crazy. Elizabeth, wearing a gorgeous nude embellished Valentino, said that her family doesn't have any holiday traditions. She also mentioned that no one has requested to style her . . . yet. Watch our entire coverage of the Gotham Awards now. Footage provided by LifeMinute.