Monthly Archives: September 2009

Worth a Look: Nordstrom’s Classiques Entier Line

Pictured: Nordstrom’s Brand: Classiques Entier Recently I made a wonderful style discovery: Nordstrom’s own clothing line, Classiques Entier. I really can’t say enough good things about this line. It reminds me of higher-priced designs from European designers like Roland Mouret. Witness the plaid dress in the picture about. It’s similar to a Roland Mouret dress […]

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More Reasons to Love Fall: Tory Burch On Sale at Gilt Groupe

A few weeks ago, I dropped by the Tory Burch store in Malibu. They had a great sale and mimosas for perfect girlfriends Sunday shopping. I took an inventory of the store and took mental notes. I loved the colorful tunics, classic ballet flats and stylish bags. But despite the delicious mimosas, I could not […]

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Sunday Savvy: Anna Sui for Less

Pictured: The Sales Racks at my local Anthropologie Store, great stuff for $29.99 or less Happy Sunday readers! I hope you are all enjoying and relaxing today. I started my day with a cheep and cheerful brunch at my local Starbucks. The coffee chain has a new deal: $3.95 breakfast pairings. This includes a coffee […]

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Fashion’s Night Out From Los Angeles

Pictured: Fashion if Loving You is Wrong, I Don’t Want to Be Right Tonight the fashion faithful on the left coast gathered to celebrate Fashion’s Night Out at Neiman Marcus, Beverly Hills. The night was a reminder of how beautiful fashion can be and how it really reflects our spirit and outlook on life. I […]

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The Runway Can Come to You: Attend Norma Kamali’s Fashion Week Presentation via the Magic of Sykpe

Exciting news…the runway is not only in New York, Milan, Paris, or London. The Fashion Runway can actually now come to all of us via the magic of the Internet and Skype. Skype is that wonderful invention that allows you to connect from your PC to anywhere. Norma Kamali is inviting all fashion fans to […]

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The Global Shopping Celebration: Fashion’s Night Out Sept. 10th

Pictured: New York Discounter Daffy’s Invitation to Fashion’s Night Out Attention bargain shoppers, there are worldwide specials about to take place. This is no “blue light” special but rather a haute show down. In just 48 hours the Mission Impossible (aka Fashion’s Night Out ) to help stimulate the fashion economy is about to begin. […]

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The Recessionista Falls into Kohl’s Fall Fashions

Pictured: The New Simply Vera Jacket at Kohl’s. I got it in reptile/snakeskin print on sale for approximately $46.00 US. Yesterday, with coupons in hand and high hopes for fashion savings, I set off on my Labor Day sale shopping. Although I intended to score mostly summer clearance items, I literally fell into Fall Fashions […]

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Sunday Savvy: My Labor Day Picks…So Far

Happy Sunday readers! It seems like every retailer and website on the planet is having a sale today in celebration of the US Labor Day weekend and summer clearances. So, some questions have come in over this weekend from readers about what I am personally buying this weekend. So here is my little list of […]

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Labor Day Sales: The Art of the Savvy Splurge

In my capacity as CRO, Chief Recessionista Officier, Top Shopper and general deal monger, I have been busily researching the Labor Day Sales coming up this weekend. In my research, several great mark downs have showed up on the Recessionista Radar system plus a great one stop shopping listing pf sales called Dealighted.com. Pictured: A […]

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This and That: Lipstick for Less, Norma Kamali Made in America

Robert Kennedy said, “There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why… I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?” Over here at The Recessionista, “There are those who think that a lipstick is $20.00….but I ask why, when I can buy it for only $5.00?” Yes, […]

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