Monthly Archives: August 2009

Project Runway Returns: One Day it was on Bravo, the Next it was on Lifetime

We waited, we hoped and we prayed, and tomorrow night our fashion prayers will be answered. Project Runway returns to the airways on the Lifetime network. We can only hope the show remains the same. I can’t wait to hear Tim utter the words, “This worries me.” Some of the best moments on past seasons […]

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The Changing Face of Fashion: Technology Arrives + QVC Coming to Fashion Week!

Pictured: Reem Acra meets with Fashion Bloggers via Skype The face of fashion is indeed changing. In addition to more designers offering low-priced lines and making their designs accessible, the designers themselves are now becoming more accessible. How? Elementary my dear readers, technology. Although Skype, the internet service which allows for free video and phone […]

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A Bevy of Bargains: HauteLook Sales Today!

This one is a bargain hunter’s dream. Shopping club HauteLook has Fendi, Michael Kors, Michael Kors Home, Perricone MD and Devon Leigh Jewelry all on sale today. I love it when you can do a little one stop shopping for fabulous facial creams, great clothing from Michael Kors plus Michael Kors home. If you don’t […]

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Giving it up to the Gap: Nothing Keeps you Cool like Cotton!

Pictured: My Gap 100% Cotton Recycled Top Good morning readers! Just time for one more cuppa coffee before I return to the working week. I’ve just returned from the Big Apple, New York City. I had a great time, but I have to tell you, New York was hot! The heat was a far cry […]

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Sale: Peter Som, Halston, and Richard Chai at Gilt Groupe

Gilt Groupe is offering a little Sunday special on three classic designers. This sale offers Peter Som, Halston and Richard Chai at deep discounts from their couture lines. To shop Gilt as my guest, click here. The entire sale is a plaid free zone offering light, romantic prints, lovely dresses and some classic cashmere sweaters.

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Fashion Trend: Mad for Plaid? Egads!

Pictured: A bad flash back, a replica of my catholic school plaid uniform So, I just have to say it. What is up with the fall plaid trend? I was strolling down Fifth Avenue in Gotham City today enjoying all the needful things and window shopping, when there it was. I stopped in my tracks. […]

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Gilt Fuse Launches Today and DVF Summer Sale: More Designers Lower Prices

In my official capacity as bargain fashion town crier, I am here to tell you that Gilt Groupe has launched their new sister website today called Gilt Fuse. You can sign in using your Gilt account from the regular Gilt website to give it a looksie. Today’s sale includes brands Modern Amusement, Kova & T […]

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Farewell to Eunice: Classic Style That Was More than Skin Deep

Pictured: Eunice Kennedy Shriver in a fashionable tennis look I’m glancing through the morning news today and I see the venerable Eunice Kennedy Shriver has passed away. She was not considered a style icon, but she had a classic style that was more than skin deep. When I think of Eunice, I think of a […]

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Summer Style: Anna Sheffield Jewelry, Denim and a Woodstock Contest

Pictured: NY Designer Anna Sheffield’ Big Bang collection of jewelry This just in from The Recessionista Radar system: NY jewelry designer Anna Sheffield is collaborating with Target on a jewelry collection that is about to hit stores in the US on August 30. The line features delicate , sterling silver pieces. Here’s a little sneak […]

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Sunday Savvy: Great Designers on Sale

Pictured:New Norma Kamali Tank Dress only at Walmart.com Happy Sunday readers!!! I’m hoping everyone survived another long week and lived to enjoy a good Sunday detox from the working week. As is my “wont,” I am refueling with a good cup of extra strength, fully-leaded coffee and looking around at the sales and fashion news. […]

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