Monthly Archives: February 2010

Narcisco Rodriguez Launches eBay Store Featuring Limited Edition Designs

As a follow-up to his collection at New York Fashion Week, designer Narcisco Rodriguez has launched an eBay store. Rodriguez follows in the footsteps of Norma Kamali who opened an eBay store last year to sell more moderately priced versions of her high-end line. So far, there are eight items for sale in the Narcisco […]

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Savings on Virgin America and Banana Republic

Pictured: Virgin America and Banana Republic are offering some special savings Yesterday, I endured the horror of waiting for over 3 hours at LAX (Los Angeles Airport) for a simple flight to San Francisco. The major carrier I booked with had endless delays. This lead me to do some Internet sleuthing for codes to purchase […]

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Save the Date: Shop for Haiti – Gilt Groupe Sale, Sunday 2/21

Save the date! Tomorrow Gilt Groupe is having a special sale to help Haiti. The sale will include TOMS shoes and FEED totes, as well as limited-edition T-shirts by the Council of Fashion Designers of America. Net proceeds from this exclusive sale on Gilt Groupe will benefit charities directly assisting victims of the earthquake. If […]

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Giveaways are The Recessionista’s Best Friend: Enter the Seven Deadly Sins Giveaway

Pictured:’s fabuless 7 Deadly Sins giveaway In this time of tight budgets and penny pinching, I have turned to giveaways to frequently to satisfy my yen for luxury goods that are ,er, not quit affordable. One that is on my watch list right now is The 7 Deadly Sins giveaway. This a great […]

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Avon’s Second Day Chic Look From Fashion Week

Pictured: Easy ponytail styles with side parts dominated the runway at NYFW One of the cool things about New York Fashion Week was that Avon products were represented there. I like Avon make-up and some of their fashions because they are uber-affordable. Much of the make-up is also highly rated by consumer studies and customers. […]

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Milly’s Parisian Collection Takes Us from France to Fall

Designer Michelle Smith steps out from behind the curtain to applause on the runway at the Milly Fall 2010 Fashion Show today at Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2010. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz) Oh la la! Designer Michelle Smith served up a delightful french confection of a collection at today’s New York Fashion […]

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Los Angeles Designer Monique Lhuillier’s Elegant Chinois Red Carpet Worthy Collection

Pictured: A Red Rose Fantasy for the Red Carpet from the Monique Lhuillier Fall 2010 Fashion Show during the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Fall 2010 (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Mercedes-Benz) With the Oscars just around the corner, it was perfect timing for Los Angeles based designer Monique Lhuillier to show her upcoming collection of […]

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Enjoy Fashion Week Highlights from Home with a Starbucks Frappuccino

This week, I’ve had the opportunity to attend some shows at Fashion Week and get the scoop on new styles, make-up and hair trends. Its been a great experience. I particularly enjoyed the Carolina Herrera show, sponsored in part by Starbucks. Thank you Starbucks for gracing me with tickets to attend the show! I’ve also […]

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Norma Kamali’s Tech Savvy Fashion Week Show

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Norma Kamali’s Tech Savvy Fashion Week Show

Pictured: All the Faces on the Wall from the Norma Kamali collection Far from the madding crowds at the Bryant Park tents and the media three ring circus, there is a different kind of Fashion Show going on just a few block away. This show maybe the new model for fashion shows that Donna Karan […]

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