Monthly Archives: August 2009

Traveling Five Star for Less: Luxury Escapes Go on Sale

Pictured: London Hotel in Ideeli’s Luxury Escape From time to time, we all need a little pampering to renew our spirits and refresh our souls. For me, vacation travel is the ultimate luxury. A vacation is the time that we reserve for ourselves to escape our daily routines, Blackberries, e-mail and accompanying stresses. Getting away […]

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Monday Deal: Designers on Sale at Kohl’s and Back to School Specials

Pictured: Kohl’s Apt. 9 Paisley Maxi Dress now on sale for $29.99 I know Fall is on the way with a whole set of new fashions, styles and fabrics. But the fact is, it’s still hot and dry around most of the country and I’m still looking at deals on cool, light clothing. I will […]

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Sunday Savvy: Witty Womenswear at Gilt

Pictured: Gilt Groupe will be offering Chloe, Derek Lam, Temperely London and Thakoon on sale today at 6 pm PST, 9 pm EST Sunday is finally here. And it’s definitely my preferred day of rest. It’s extremely hot around most of the country and a general malaise seems to have set in. I don’t know […]

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Gilt Fuse Ettika Bracelet Giveaway: Crunchy Cute

Pictured: Ettika Linen Bracelet We have a little Recessionista Reward for our readers to end this week. I want to thank you to all you for reading, sharing your comments and thoughts. I know everyone is working hard in some tough times, and I want to say THANK YOU to all who have stopped by […]

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Anna Wintour Recessionista? She’s Heading to Macy’s Queens for FNO

Last night, I was TV channel surfing, being something of a night owl/insomniac, and I came across Vogue Editor Anna Wintour’s appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. Anna is the alleged doppelganger for Meryl Streep’s character in “The Devil Wears Prada.” Is this a myth or truth? Only Vogue staffers know for sure. On Letterman, […]

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Anna Wintour a Recessionista? She’s Heading to Macy’s Queens for Fashion’s Night Out Sept. 10

Pictured: Vogue Magazine’s Guru Anna Wintour is Heading to Macy’s Last night, I was TV channel surfing, being something of a night owl/insomniac, and I came across Vogue Editor Anna Wintour’s appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. Anna is the alleged doppelganger for Meryl Streep’s character in “The Devil Wears Prada.” Is this […]

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Take a Leap: Frog’s Leap Wine on Sale at RueLaLa

In the The Rubaiyat by Omar Khayyam the poet wrote that all he needed to be happy was “A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread–and Thou.” To these wonderfully true and wise words, I can only add, “Woman can not live by fashion alone.” Yes, fashion uplifts me, but every now and then, I […]

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Martin + Osa Labor Day Shopping Treat: FREE Scarf or Belt with Denim Purchase

Pictured: Colorful scarves from Martin + Osa make great accessories Martin + Osa has a little treat for those of us trying to master the art of the savvy splurge. Say, you want to splurge on a new pair of jeans–a practical wardrobe item that we all wear and love. This Labor Day weekend and […]

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Saturday Sales: Time to Get Your Shop On?

Happy Saturday readers! The weekend is finally here. How relieved are we? The working week, is well, just so much work. I’m so over it. Although we heard from several sources that the Recession is waning this week, including the venerable Warren Buffet, I don’t think we are all out of the woods yet. Why […]

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Forget the Right to Bare Arms, Everyone is Talking about Michelle’s Right to Bare Legs

Pictured: Mrs. O in her vacation shorts. Scandalous or normal living? Did you know that there were actually polls on the Internet this week talking about if Michelle Obama should’ve worn shorts on her recent trip to the Grand Canyon? Sure, she is the First Lady, but it’s been hotter than hades (old world term […]

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