Monthly Archives: March 2010

Kell on Earth Puts on a Heavenly Show for Alternative Apparel at Los Angeles Fashion Week

Pictured: The Carnivale view of all the Alternative Apparel models after the runway show. (all photos by M. Hall) A little order descended on LA Fashion week tonight in the form of PR maven Kelly Cutrone’s production of the Alternative Apparel show.  The party actually took place following the fashion show, not during it (nice […]

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The Recessionista Reviews Jodi Arnold’s Collection for The Limited. Simply Amazing!

Pictured: The Limited store employee Melissa Parker poses in one of the Jodi Arnold sparkling tops. This morning I took a little trip out to The Limited to see Jodi Arnold’s new collection for the chain.  I had not been to The Limited in years.  Not because I don’t like their clothes, I do.  I […]

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Project Runway’s Gordana Gehlhausen headlines LA Fashion Week’s Project Ethos Event

Pictured: Designer Gordana Gehlhausen, in a dress of her own design, outside the historic Music Box Theatre in Hollywood, CA. (Photo: M. Hall) Project Runway Season 6 contestant Gordana was the headliner at Friday night’s Project Ethos LA Fashion Week event at the beautiful old Music Box theatre on Hollywood and Vine.  Her collection was […]

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Jodi Arnold in Los Angeles, tomorrow March 20 for Special VIP Shopping Event!

Fab designer Jodi Arnold will be in Los Angeles tomorrow Saturday, March 20th with  a Fashion Trunk Show & Benefit at The Thompson Hotel, Beverly Hills. Guests will have the opportunity to take 30% off the not-yet-released Jodi Arnold Spring collection, enjoy cocktails and original art. A percentage of proceeds will be donated to Doctors […]

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H&M Launches the Garden Collection Made from Recycled Materials

Hot on the heels of Target’s Liberty for London collection, H&M’s Spring Garden Collection of colorful prints has arrived at H&M stores around the world.  This 42 piece collection is made from organic cottons and recycled materials.  I applaud H&M for going green and working to reuse existing materials.  The collection has some really cute […]

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Check out Macy’s Fashion Director and Enter Here to Win a $25.00 Macy’s Gift Card

Frugal fashionistas, are you on the continual quest for the free?  For me, its a regular ritual. If you are also looking for free fashions, you might enjoy Macy’s new Fashion Director game.  Here’s how it works.  By mixing and matching the right pieces around a daily theme, participants get the chance to win a […]

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Liberty of London at Target: Don’t Try to Hide in the Back Room!

There has been a lot of buzz on the Internet and Twitter about Liberty of London at Target being sold out, or unavailable. However, some items are listed as available at Target stores when you use the “find item” feature on  I decided to give the finder tool of  a little reality check, […]

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Special Savings at Kohl’s Today

Savings alert readers!  There are some special deals at Kohl’s online today from 11 am to 4 pm PDT, or 8:00 am to 1 pm EDT with these sale codes. Use them wisely.  For some ideas, take a look at my Oscar style accessories (all on sale + you can use coupon) and my fashion […]

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Target’s Liberty of London Collection Arrives in Stores! The Recessionista Reviews Liberty for Target.

Pictured: The Liberty ruffled keyhole tops, these are sold-out online, but my local Target still had them.  For $19.99, they are  a great deal. The print on the left, is the multi-colored sixty print and it is particularly vibrant and lovely. Skeptics may call it Liberty of China rather than Liberty of London, but I […]

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Loehmann’s Costa Mesa Store Opening & The Band from TV

Good news fellow fashion victims, the Loehmann’s superstore in Costa Mesa California is now open.  And even if you don’t live in Southern California, there is good news for shoppers looking for the chic n’ cheap, as there are new items in at Loehmann’s across the US and Canada for spring. Sign up for Loehmann’s […]

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