A few weeks ago Target put on a holiday party in New York to show off gift ideas for Christmas. We sent our New York correspondent , Lorna Solano of The Fabulous Report, over to give use the run down. Here’s what Target showed off from there “my kind of holiday’campaign. Target showed off Christmas trees, ornaments, Christmas cards and home decor. Their shopping expert also showed off various holiday gifts ideas. Here’s the rundown on some of the affordable items available at Target this season. Continue reading
Looking for a Holiday Deal? Call the TJ Maxx Gift Hotline for Answers
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Fashion News: Joe Zee and the Blonde Salad Announce Design Plans
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Nike Launches New Ugly Sweater Holiday Collection: NikeSB x Concepts
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Clearance Watch: Catherine Malandrino at Kohl's
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With cold temperatures and even frost here in Los Angeles, it’s time for a hint of Spring. Warm up with a view of some gorgeous fashions this Saturday at Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills when the Irene Spring 2014 trunk show hits Neiman Marcus. The designer, Greg LaVoi, who has bought the wonderful designs of Hollywood designer Irene Lentz back to life will be on hand as will Irene’s grand niece Karlyn. The event will take place Saturday, December 14 10 am to 5 pm at the Couture Salon Level Two at Neiman Marcus, 9700 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, 90212. If you love fine clothes that will be investment pieces for years, then you’ll want to check out this stunning collection. See some pictures after the jump.
What’s better than Donna Karan, Versace, Stella McCartney, Narcisco Rodriguez or J Mendel. Only one thing. Donna Karan, Versace, Stella McCartney, Narcisco Rodriguez, Zac Posen and J Mendel on SALE. These top designers are on sale today online at Neiman Marcus Last Call. If you’re looking for a special holiday dress, check it out. One of the best deals on sale is the Neiman Marcus brand plus size faux wrap cashmere dress for $87.00. There’s nothing like cashmere for feeling luxurious, right?
Catherine Malandrino is one of my favorite designers, and there is nothing like a Malandrino dress! That’s why I’ve got to shine The Recessionista spotlight on the Catherine Malandrino for DesigNation Pointelle Sweaterdress now on clearance at Kohl’s. This stunning dress is now $31.20 marked down from approximately $72.00. If you’re looking for an affordable holiday dress, give this one a test drive. You many now find it in store, but there appear to be plenty of them only. Sweeten the savings with this coupon code from Kohl’s to save another 30%: XMAS30. This dress a must for the Malandrino lover. And if you’re not familiar with Catherine Malandrino, you might want to try this dress to learn about her flattering fit. If you use the coupon code, you can get the dress for the final price of about $20.00, how good is that? This makes this dress The Recessionista’s Top Pick for this pre-holiday week.
When she married a few months ago in the South of France, Keira Knightley wore a gorgeous couture Rodarte dress. Since the wedding, the actress has been spotted wearing the dress again at several events. It’s now calculated that she’s worn the dress three times. Wow, three times, like this is news? Dear reader, if you had invested in a beautiful dress from Rodarte wouldn’t you want to wear it over and over again? I would. Continue reading
Nike has just launched a new holiday themed collection with festive sneakers and a cheeky look at ugly holiday sweaters called appropriately, “The Ugly Sweater Collection. ” The collection is a collaboration with New England-based retailer Concepts and pays homage to all those schmaltzy, cheesy holiday sweaters that have been produced over the years. Continue reading
Would you buy clothes or shoes based on the style of an Elle Magazine Editor or a famous blogger? Well, you’ll have chance to find out soon as Elle ditor Mr. Joe Zee has announced plans to work with QVC on a fashion line and Chiara Ferragni of the Blonde Salad has announced plans to work with Steve Madden shoes. Once again, popular culture and social media give birth to “designers”, but will their offerings be worth your hard earned dollars? Here’s the scoop on the plans for both lines. Continue reading
It’s no secret that you can find great fashion, home and electronic items at TJ Maxx, Marshalls and their lower-priced sister store AJ Wright. What can be hard to learn is what deals are in and at what stores. That’s because the TJ Maxx stores don’t advertise the deals in print ads, TV or Radio. This is done deliberately to keep prices low. So how do you find out what is currently in stock for a good price? Social Media is one way, but now you can call TJ Maxx/Marshalls and ask some superstar shoppers. For the holidays TJ Maxx and Marshalls has now instituted a special number shoppers can call for gift guidance. Continue reading
There’s nothing like the for sale sign to bring shoppers out before the holiday season. IBM research just posted a report showing that shoppers went online in record number over the Cyber Weekend to hit the buy button. I know that shoppers were shopping online as traffic here on The Recessionista was also up over the holidays as consumers looked at the posts here to find the deals. Highlights of the IBM data indicate that online spending was up significantly over last year’s cyber weekend, Facebook and Pinterest were social media networks that facilitated online shopping, and New York was ranked the number 1 city for retail sales. Read on to see all the findings and see if you fit the profile. Were you one of the shoppers making up this data pool? Continue reading
If you’re like me, you’re just emerging from the barrage of sales stretching from Black Friday through the weekend to Cyber Monday. For the past four days Americans have been shopping. If you look at the research, despite fights, gun fire and early store opening hours Americans turned out to shop. IBM research reports ”a 19.7 percent increase in Thanksgiving Day online sales as holiday shoppers once again went online for the best deals. This momentum set the stage for a record Black Friday with online sales growing 18.9 percent over the same period last year.” But if you’re tired of shopping and spending, you might want to check out Giving Tuesday today. Giving Tuesday encourages consumers to give to charities instead of spending. Continue reading