Monthly Archives: December 2009

Get into the Holiday Spirit with Deals from BCBG

Pictured: This evening gown and jewelry from BCBG look pricey, but the necklace is a mere $128.00 and can make any look Oscar-ready. Last week I attended a party at BCBG for the launch of their new fragrance Within at their store in Beverly. Hills that is that is, swimmin‘ pools, movie stars. The fashions […]

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Holiday Shipping Deadlines: Dec. 21 is the Final Date for USPS Priority Mail

Pictured: If only Santa could deliver all my packages! But it’s a fact that sometimes I must rely on the USPS. If you haven’t already shipped your holiday gift, remember that tomorrow, Monday Dec. 21 is the last day that you can send first class mail to be delivered before Christmas. This little tidbit of […]

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The Recessionista Reviews Rodarte for Target

Pictured: Rodarte for Target at my local store. Many items are already sold out online. I’ve heard from many readers this am that is was just too cold and dreary to venture out in winter storms to buy Rodarte at their local Target store. I think this is why many of the items are already […]

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Target for Rodarte Revealed: New Items on eBay

Pictured: Rodarte for Target Floral Rain Jacket As most frugal fashionistas know, tomorrow (12/20) is the official launch date for the Rodarte for Target collection. With one day to go, there are still only 8 published images for “Looks” from the collection on the Target pressroom site. However, press announcements promised over 40 pieces in […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life Giveaway: American Express $50.00 Gift Cards

Here at The Recessionista the staff (me, myself and I) are violently opposed to the mere suggestion of Scroogenomics. Like Dicken’s transformed Ebenezer Scrooge, The Recessionista “will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year. ” To prove our commitment to the spirit of giving and the holidays, The Recessionista, […]

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Attention Online Shoppers: Free Shipping Day is today, Dec. 17th

If you are an online shopper, today is a special bonus day for you. Its free shipping day and 736 merchants are participating. Check these sites for the information you need to help get your gifts delivered without paying the postage: Free Shipping US News & World Reports: The Best Free Shipping Deals And […]

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Giveaway: AT&T Nokia Surge Phone for the Holidays from The Recessionista Blog

Pictured: This sleek Noika Surge Phone/Messaging Device can be yours if you enter to win. Details below. Readers, do you let your fingers do your shopping via your Mobile phone device? I’m beginning to see a strong correlation between shopping and mobile devices. Recently, I was doing a little holiday shopping, and the store I […]

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Audrey Hepburn Style: Her Fashions Fetch Record Amount at London Auction

Pictured: Audrey Style, a Givenchy Little Black Dress (LBD) Here we are still in the grip of an economic low, with high unemployment still rattling the world and the sales signs screaming at me every time I go to the mall. Yet, the wardrobe of style icon Audrey Hepburn, is as immune from recessionary woes […]

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Avon Holiday Giveaway: Quilted Handbag & Wallet

Pictured: Avon’s Quilted Handbag in Black Could be Yours Its time for another fabuless Holiday Giveaway in our series! I’m giving away this beautiful and practical carry all Avon quilted handbag in black. This bag is a perfect winter bag and holds the most important tools in the shopper/blogger kit including: makeup, wallet, shopping circulars, […]

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Holiday Sparkle Skinny Style: Affordable Girlfriends’ Gifts

Pictured: An assortment of rings, bangles, and bracelets from Skinny Style Today, I made the most amazing discovery at a holiday fashion show. High-end Los Angeles jewelry designer to the stars, Jessica Elliot, has a budget friendly line called Skinny that is gorgeous and just as appealing as her high-end line. Jessica has been a […]

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