Monthly Archives: June 2009

Coco Come to Me! Chanel On Sale Today at HauteLook

Good morning readers! If you read my humble blog, you know I love me some Chanel. There is no substitute for the impeccable tailoring, beautiful fabric and drape of the designs/garments. I would climb the highest mountain and swim the deepest sea to find Chanel for less. My quest has met with some success. I […]

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The Cultural Reset in Action: Consumer Spending Has Changed

Pictured: A Vintage Top Value Price Sign, this is the new shopping metric Good morning readers! I just came across an interesting report on consumer spending in the midst of this recession that I want to share with all of you. Management One, a Specialty Retail Blog just published an interesting article about how consumer […]

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Sunday Savvy: The Best Weekend Sales

Pictured: Charming sign about the value of shoes from Cinderella, Salinas, California. Good morning my dear readers! Happy Sunday. I’m writing from glorious Salinas, California where I have been visiting family this weekend and enjoying the art of chillification. While roaming the streets of Old Town Salinas, I came across this fabulous sign quoting Cinderella, […]

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Giveaway: Dr. Perricone Advanced Face Firming Lotion

Happy Friday readers! It’s been a long week, and here at the end of it, we have a treat for you. The Recessionista Blog is giving away some of Dr. Perricone’s top selling skincare product. This is the Advanced Face Firming Activator from the Perricone line. When my budget permits, or someone gives me a […]

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Zara’s Semi-Annual Sale Starts Today: 50% Off

Good news for those of us looking for good deals. Zara is kicking off its semi-annual sale today, Thursday, June 25th, in all its stores across the US. This is one of only two times per year when the entire store is 50% off . The sale includes suits, dresses, shoes and bags. To check […]

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Here’s the Deal: Michael Kors and DecadesTwo at HauteLook Today

Pictured: Michael Kors on Sale at HauteLook If you’re looking for some stylish looks for less for classic summer parties or even dinner parties at home, Los Angeles online club Haute Look has a couple of things worth checking out. They are offering a nice collection of Michael Kors summer dresses, tops and casual wear. […]

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Beach Bag Essentials: Something for Everyone

As someone who lives at the beach year round, I feel uniquely qualified to talk about beach bag essentials. When I escape to the local sandy shores for a day of chill-laxing, my bag is usually overflowing with goodies. Typically, I need extra sunglasses, my music via my cool iPod, a cover-up or sarong, and […]

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Sunday Savvy: DKNY On Sale at Beyond the Rack + Last Minute Father’s Day Idea

International shopping club Beyond the Rack has a treat for all of us today. The club is offering classic Donna Karan New York (DKNY) handbags for up to 60% off retail. How good is that? Click here to shop as my guest. Beyond the Rack ships worldwide to Canada, Europe, and Asia. Check their site […]

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The Recessionista Restaurant Review: Todd English’s Beso Hollywood

  If any of you saw my appearance on ABC-TV Los Angeles yesterday, then you know that it has become my raison d’etre (reason for being) to find the best for less. I get alot of notes from blog readers all over the world, asking how can that be done? Well, it basically comes down […]

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Groupon: A New Way to Find Discounts

Hey Readers, have any of you heard of this new way of finding discounts, called Groupon? I recently came across it on Facebook as an ad. I was intrigued and signed up to receive deals in the Los Angeles area. Here’s what this cool new idea is all about. Groupon offers a different deal every […]

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