Monthly Archives: March 2009

Beware the Ides of March: Two Sales of Note

Pictured: The James Jeans sale from International shopping club Beyond the Rack. Good morning Recessionistas around the globe! It’s March 15th, also known as the “Ides of March.” Some of you may remember the soothsayer’s warning to Julius Caesar from Shakespeare, “Beware the Ides of March.” I would rephrase this for my dear readers to […]

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From Los Angeles with Love: LA Fashion Week Kicks off on Friday the 13th

Pictured: The skyline of downtown Los Angeles and the announcement of LA Fashion Week Tomorrow is Friday the 13th, traditionally an omen of bad luck for the superstitious. But not for a Recessionista like me. There’s nothing unlucky about the start of LA Fashion Week. Yes, Recessionistas we have our very own fashion week twice […]

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The Shoe Stimulus Package: Special Sales for the Shoe-a-holic

Pictured: The Hayden-Harnett shoe sale and special order code: “shoe me” Shoes are something I haven’t really talked about a lot on the blog. That’s because I’m very picky about my shoes. After all, they must not only be fashionable but comfortable for walking. That’s why I have to give a special shout out to […]

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The New F Word is Frugal: Highlights of the LIVE Blog from TV show 16X9

Thanks to everyone who tuned into the Recessionista segment on TV Show 16X 9 last night. I had such a great time doing the show, and participating in the LIVE BLOG after. There were a lot of great questions that came in from the viewers, and I wanted to share some of them here for […]

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The Other Stilleto has Dropped- The Recessionista on Global TV 16:9

Pictured: The Recessionista will be appearing on Global TV Canada’s 16:9 The Bigger Picture show on Sunday The weekend has finally arrived! I am so happy, because I don’t know about you, but I need a break. And because its the weekend, I have a special round-up of news and sales to share with all […]

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Simply Vera Goes on Sale at Kohl’s and McQ Rolls into Target.

Big news! My beloved Vera Wang Simply Vera label went on SALE today at Kohl’s. Savvy Shoppers will receive savings of 30-40% off retail price during this sale. And, if you use a Kohl’s card you can save extra until Tuesday, March 10th. If you want to shop the sale online, click here. For online […]

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Discounted Diesel at International Shopping Club Beyond the Rack

We have a little treat today for Recessionistas around the globe! Shopping club Beyond the Rack is having an exclusive online sale today on Diesel. Click here to join the sale at 11:00 am EST, 8 am PST and 3-4 pm in Europe. One thing that I continually hear from readers is that they are […]

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Designer for Less: Catherine Malandrino Today at Gilt Groupe

I have to let Recessionistas know that Catherine Malandrino is on sale today at the Gilt Groupe. I’m smiling as I write this, because whenever I think of Ms. Malandrino, I think of one of the funniest moments ever from Project Runway when Vincent meet Catherine and practiced what I will call “shameless flattery” on […]

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Angelina’s Oscar Emerald Earrings for Less: A Few Options in Unlikely Places

Pictured: Some Emerald Earrings from (more affordable than Angelina’s earrings ) If you’re like me, you may have thought one of the most elegant and classiest looks from last week’s Oscars was Angelina Jolie’s simple black strapless dress with those stunning emerald earrings. I gasped when I saw those, they were so gorgeous. To […]

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