Monthly Archives: January 2009

New Year’s Sales Round-up for Men & Women!

For those of us who still have Christmas money to spend, or who have returned presents they received that they did not really want, there are a few note worthy New Year’s sales to let you know about. Although many of us are already on our New Year’s budgets, the prices offered by these retailers […]

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Golden Globes: Recessionistas on the Red Carpet?

Pretty in Pink: Demi Moore in Dior shows classic style at the Golden Globes, picture from InStyle.com One of the local TV shows here in Los Angeles this week predicted that we might see Recessionistas at this year’s Golden Globes. Indeed, it was suggested that the whole ceremony might be on the “downlow” this year […]

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Recessionista in The White House: Michelle Obama Goes to Town

  Like Longfellow Deeds, who in the midst of the Great Depression, went to town (NYC, not Washington) in Capra’s classic “Mr. Deeds Goes to Town” to bring about change, the Obamas have headed to Washington in the midst of the Recession. Like many Americans, I am hopeful that they will bring about the needed […]

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In the Midst of the Recession There are Still Some Pearls to Be Found

Enter the Museum Way’s Contest to Win this Beautiful Multi-Color Pearl Bracelet In the midst of this Recession, its good to know there are still a few pearls around. There’s nothing like a good strand of pearls to lift your spirits or make you feel timelessly stylish. I’ll always remember the photos of Jackie Kennedy […]

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Return to Target: More Thakoon & Hayden Harnett

Pictured: Thakoon for Target’s Open Back Black Sweater, $26.99 So I had to sneak over to Target this weekend since I am back home in Los Angeles. It was really bothering me that my mom got the last Thakoon canvas coat at the North Carolina Target store . Luckily I was able to snap up […]

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Shopping for the Recession-NIECE-sta: Children’s Clothes

Pictured: Children’s Sales for Mimi & Maggie and NEST for Jan 6th & 7th, 2008 at HauteLook Over the holiday season, my little 8 year old niece reminded me that she also loves fashion. As we munched on a few homemade cookies together, she looked at me straight faced and said, “Aunt Mary, if you […]

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The Recessionista’s New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year to Recessionistas Around the Globe! I’m wishing all of our readers a very happy 2009! Above is an image of the New Year’s celebrations in Times Square New York, NY.This image is from Richard Seamon’s excellent website of pictures from various cities around the US. Now that the New Year is here, […]

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