Monthly Archives: May 2009

Weekend Update: Sales and Specials

Good morning readers! It’s Saturday–ya! I’m here drinking my fabulous morning coffee and looking over the weekend steals and deals to pass onto recessionistas all over the world.First up, if you live in the US, today is the early bird Kohl’s sale. There are specials throughout the store on apparel for men and women. It’s […]

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Alot of Fashion for a Small Price: All in One Top + Summer Norma Kamali

Have any of you seen this little beauty (pictured above) online at your local Walmart store? I’m talking about the All in One $20.00(US) black top from Norma Kamali made for Walmart, that can be worn in a variety of wonderful ways. Check out the video demonstration below of all the ways you can wear […]

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Gwen Stefani’s L.A.M.B. Shoes, Watches and a Contest at Ideeli

Pictured: L.A.M.B shoes on sale at Ideeli today. One thing I have lusted after in my shopping dreams has been Gwen Stefani’s L.A.M.B line of clothing, shoes and handbags. When it first hit the sales racks, I thought ho-hum, another celebrity inspired line. Truly, I didn’t expect anything original or of quality. Then, I saw […]

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Enter to Become Redken’s “Backstage Blogger” at Fashion Week 2010

Listen up Recessionistas! Have you ever wanted to go to NY Fashion Week but not had the cash or the connections to make it happen? If so, we have a deal for you! Redken is holding their second Fashion Insider contest, where one lucky winner will have a chance to become Redken’s “Backstage Blogger” at […]

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Recession-Friendly “Claiborne by John Bartlett,” Arrives in Stores in Time for Father’s Day

Pictured: Bartlett’s new lower-priced collection. (Photo: Courtesy of John Bartlett) Just in time for Father’s Day fashionable gift giving, menswear designer John Bartlett has launched his first line with Liz Claiborne. His low-priced line is already selling in his New York West Village store. The collection includes lower-priced items, like a classic navy-blue jacket with […]

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Fendi Freebie Alert: Ideel is giving away a Fendi Bag

Fashion club Ideeli is having a giveaway on a fabulous Fendi Logo Baquette Bag. There is nothing quite so good as free stuff, especially designer free stuff in the midst of the Recession. All Recessionistas are invited to enter the giveaway by clicking here. PS–they are also having a nice sale on Gucci handbags today. […]

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The Recessionista’s Memorial Day Sales Round-up!

As every good practicing Recessionista knows, this is the weekend of the holy, redeeming sale and price slashing around the United States. Just about every retailer in the US is offering their merchandise at a discount over this special Memorial Day weekend. If you live outside the US, and are not observing Memorial Day with […]

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The Credit Crunch: Watch those Charges at the Weekend Sales

Pictured: A Pair of fabulous Jimmy Choo Crê de chine shoes, retails for $1,300. Carrie Bradshaw may have charged them on her credit card and have paid much more for them with interest and fees. All the recent commentaries on the credit card reform bill made me think about poor Carrie Bradshaw. Remember when she […]

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Nordstrom’s half-yearly sale starts today

Recessionista alert! Nordstrom’s half-yearly sale starts today with savings beginning at 33% off designer clothing, shoes and accessories. You can shop at one of their brick and mortar stores, or just cruise over to their website. Good deals abound and their customer service & return policy are amazing!

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The Closet Cull: Selling, Donating and Giving

Pictured: Clothier Jeffrey Scott’s clothing donation event, you give & you save 20% If you’re like me, you have a few too many extra clothes in your closet. Am I right dear reader? Is your closet overly full? Do you have things that you are no longer wearing that are just sitting in moth balls. […]

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