Monthly Archives: November 2009

SNEAK PREVIEW: Sonia Rykiel pour H&M

Pictured: Sonia Rykiel for H&M Holiday Lingerie Looking for something naughty and nice? Then you’re in luck. We have a preview for your of the forthcoming goodies from Sonia Rykiel for H&M. The pictures remind me of classic vintage lingerie. Take a look and let me know what you think. The launch is coming up […]

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Cyber Monday Beckons: Tips for Shopping Safe and Deals

Tomorrow is technically the start of the shopping holiday known as Cyber Monday. This year I would say Cyber Monday is almost a “non-event.” Why you may ask? Because so many of the stores started their online sales last week, at the same time as the in-store Black Friday sales. Having said that, there are […]

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August Silk Homage to Chanel available at Macy’s for under $50.00

Pictured: What do Beyonce, Victoria Beckham & I have in common?Only one thing: Love for Chanel As my regular blog readers know, I am a Chanel lover. My search for Chanel has taken me to consignment and thrift stores around the world, DecadesTwo in Los Angeles and numerous eBay listings. The search for Chanel for […]

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Black Friday Shopping: Float Like a Butterfly Sting Like a Bee for a Knock-Out Shopping Punch

Bargain shoppers, if you are out at the mall revelling in “Midnight Madness” shopping, I salute you. I’m here sitting quite comfortably in my jammies, just surfing the net, pointing and clicking. After last year’s 5 hour Black Friday family shopping marathon, I am enjoying the comfort of this year’s online shopping. For those of […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

Pictured: A Vintage Thanksgiving Card from 1924 Happy Thanksgiving Dear Readers! Its time for relaxing, watching the Food Channel, cooking and maybe even wearing some expandable eating pants and loose clothes. I hope you have a wonderful day with your family and give thanks for the good things in your life! MAY YOUR STUFFING BE […]

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Black Friday Deals: A Man Made Monster Is On The Loose

Yes, friends a man-made monster is indeed on the loose and is coming to a city near you. Look out, its Black Friday, coming this Friday, Nov. 27th. This shopping catastrophe of in-store overcrowding is on the rampage. It will leave carnage in its wake and shoppers sleeping in their cars overnight. Although many stores […]

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Norma Kamali All in One Top Facebook Giveaway: HOW MANY WAYS CAN YOU WEAR THE ALL IN ONE?

Pictured: The Normal Kamali Contest for an All in One Tunic has begun! The Norma Kamali All in One Top/Tunic/Dress has been a classic for years. Its easy to see why. The top is versatile, comfortable and chic. To celebrate the holidays, Norma Kamali collection is holding a contest on their Facebook page. To enter, […]

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The Recessionista Recovery Program Holiday Survey: How do you Buy? One for you, Two for ME?

Pictured: Tis the season for shopping addiction, cartoon from comments Hello readers, my name is Mary, and I’ve been shopping for 30 yrs….. I come here every holiday season. I continually face the struggle of trying to shop smart and stay within my budget. This blog is my own The Recessionista’s Recovery program. Everyday […]

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Anna Sheffield for Target Goes on Sale! Plus Cythia Vincent and Eugenia Kim announced for Spring 2010

Pictured: Patience is a Virtue: Anna Sheffield Jewelry Hits the Target Sales Racks I’ve always said that patience in shopping is a virtue. I really liked the Anna Sheffield jewelry when it originally hit Target shelves, but I have a problem paying $50.00 for jewelry from Target. So good news, the whole collection has just […]

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Jimmy Choo Holiday Contest: You, Your Shoes and 72

Jimmy Choo and Elton John AIDS Foundation have launched a photo competition to support the launch of Project PEP, a charity collection that donates 25% of sales to the Simelela Rape Centre in South Africa . The money goes towards providing the HIV-preventative treatment PEP (which must be taken within 72 hours of exposure to […]

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