Monthly Archives: October 2009

Jimmy Choo about to Roll into H&M : A Contest offers a Chance to Skip the Line

TGIF!!! That is all I can say…it’s been a long, tough working week. As a welcome distraction, I am looking at the H&M website. The pictures of the long-awaited Jimmy Choo collection are now live on You can see the shoes, bags and clothes for both men and women along with the prices and […]

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Coming up: Norma Kamali Holiday Collection at Walmart and an eBay Collection

Good morning readers! I’m here on “storm watch” in Los Angeles surveying the fashion deals. For those of you who don’t know, if we get a few sprinkles of rain in California,we are officially on “storm watch.” So what to do? Stay off the freeways, drink coffee and see what Norma Kamali’s been up to. […]

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Pantene and Celebrity Stylist Hallie Bowman Team Up to Offer Some Great Free Hair Tips!

Pictured: Pantene Launches a New Hair Care Q & A site As a dedicated fan of the free, and style for less, I have to let Recessionistas know that Pantene has launched a new hair care QA site with tips from Celebrity Stylist Hallie Bowman. The site is worth a look because the questions appear […]

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Sunday Savvy: More Designers seek Affordable Retail Entry Points

Pictured: The Liz Claiborne brand moves to JC Penney, the photo is of the line’s namesake Liz Claiborne This week bought more fashion news to the world of designers for less. It has been announced that J.C. Penney Co. is becoming the exclusive department store for Liz Claiborne Inc.’s namesake brands. What does this mean […]

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Loehmann’s Coupon: Savings before Monday, Oct. 12th

Loehmann’s is offering a little clearance bonus coupon for 20% off any purchase before Monday Oct. 12th. Enjoy some designer delights for less! Click here to take a sample shopping tour of Loehmann’s Beverly Hills with me and my new favorite group of lawyers, the guys from Bitter Lawyer. Even if you are not a […]

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Avon Calling: They Have Marimekko for a Good Cause

Pictured: Avon’s Marimekko® Tote Crusade Tote, Chic n’ Cheap at $10.00 US Remember last summer when H & M sold a limited edition Marimekko line of printed tunics, swim cover-ups and maxi-dresses? The line sold out very quickly and not everyone had a chance to snap up some of these gorgeous, bold prints for less. […]

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Lindsay Lohan for Unargo: FUGLY

Lindsay Lohan’s fashion collection, er collaboration, with Emanuel Ungaro launched Sunday at Paris Fashion Week. All I can say is WTF?! Why, why, why? Here we are in the midst of some really tough times and this high-priced “collection” is released. Apparently, Lindsay collaborated with designer Estrella Archs for this over-priced hodge podge. It’s rather […]

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Glade’s Fragrance Collection: Luxury for Less

Pictured: Mi Amour, the new Glade Soy-based Currants and Acai Candle, (Photo by Erik Neldner photography.) Last week, I enjoyed a relaxing and peaceful evening at the Thompson Hotel Beverly Hills. As the sun set over the Hollywood Hills beautiful scents filled the evening air and tranquility set in. It was a total escape from […]

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Sunday Savvy: Sears VIP Sale, Smart Economy for Today

It has recently come to my attention that an American shopping tradition, Sears, is having an amazing VIP sale. Readers, did you know that Sears was around during the Great Depression helping shoppers make smart fashion choices? Last year when this blog was featured in The New York Time’s article, ” A Label for a […]

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Jil Saunders +J at Uniqlo: Poof! Gone

The new +J Jill Saunders low-priced fashion line debuted today at the Uniqlo stores in New York, London, Paris, Hong Kong, Japan and a few other places around the globe. I’ve alway admired the style and tailoring of Jil Saunders’ garments. Her clothese usually retail at high-end retailers like Saks, Nordstrom and Neimans. Occasionally I’ll […]

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