Monthly Archives: July 2009

Recessionista Wedding Deals: Sample Sales Coming Up!

Lately, I’ve had email from several readers who are planning what they call “Recessionista Weddings.” These fashionable fruggies still want to get married, but they don’t want to pay full price for a great gown, catering or flowers. In short, they don’t want to start off their married lives broke! In order to try to […]

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Starts and the Ruelala Final Sale

Thank god it’s Friday readers. I can’t wait for this weekend. This week has been beyond exhausting. This Friday brings two good deals worthy of checking out for great value: 1) The Ruelala Final Sale has begun featuring 36 famous designers at their lowest prices of the season. Click here to shop their online store. […]

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Savvy Stuff : Twitter Contest and Nordstrom’s Sale Alert

Pictured: Nordstrom’s Annual Sale is about to start! This post is just to inform The Recessionista’s readership about stuff I think you need to know. Stuff includes sales, contests and overall savvy spending and basically, any other good deals that come my way. Today, I have a couple of good tidbits to impart. First up, […]

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Carli Bruni’s Black & White Bastille Day Dress for Less

Pictured: Simply Chic Carla Bruni’s Black & White Bastille Day Dress Yesterday, I was browsing through the Huffington Post Style Section and came upon the pictures of the recent Bastille Day celebrations in Paris. I became completely enamored of the simple and elegant dress Carla Bruni-Sarkozy wore for this historic occasion. The lines are simple, […]

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From Harry Winston to HSN: Rarities and Inman

“Rarities” is not something that you think of in the same sentence as the Home Shopping Network. Personally, I think the last thing I would’ve found at HSN is anything “rare”. Yet, Rarities is a new collection of jewelry that has found it’s way to HSN. So just what is this stuff? Rarities is a […]

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Looking for a Thrifty Getaway? Loews’ Hotels Launches “Recessionista Respite” packages

Denver, Colorado: Loews Denver Hotel In the quiet respite of the Lake Las Vegas Resort, just minutes from the hustle and bustle of The Strip, invites girlfriends to don a stylish cowboy hat and experience Music City “in the round” while watching rising country music stars perform at the nationally renowned Bluebird Café. The “Recessionista […]

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Sunday Savvy: Online Steals & Deals

Pictured: Vera Wang’s Summer Collection for Kohl’s is on sale Today’s edition on Sunday Savvy has to start out with a big cheer for Vera Wang’s Simply Vera line. I’ve been a big fan of her Kohl’s collection since its initial roll-out. The quality of the pieces and the cut of the garments has been […]

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Sunday Savvy: Simply Vera Fall Preview + Maxi Dress Picks

Pictured: Vera Wang’s Summer Collection for Kohl’s is on sale Today’s edition on Sunday Savvy has to start out with a big cheer for Vera Wang’s Simply Vera line. I’ve been a big fan of her Kohl’s collection since its initial roll-out. The quality of the pieces and the cut of the garments has been […]

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The H&M Summer Sale Has Begun

The H&M Summer Sale has begun. There are some great savings here on summer styles, including dresses and swim cover-ups. Our H&M spies have sighted $5.00 bras and $5.00 swimwear hitting the sales racks. With prices like that, this clearance is definitely worth a look. The tunic top pictured above is a great find, especially […]

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The Wall Street Journal: Great Summer Style Books

Pictured: The WSJ’s Summer Reading List Today’s Wall Street Journal has some great recommended summer style reads. If you haven’t seen the article, click here to check it out. Summer time is often the time I catch up on my reading list. It’s a great time to just settle into a comfy chair and enjoy […]

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