Monthly Archives: May 2010

Links à la Mode : Some Great Posts from my Fellow Fashion Bloggers

Every week, my fellow Independent Fashion Bloggers come up with some amazing stories on what is going on in the world of fashion.  I’m so proud to be a member of this community!  This week’s round-up of stories is really special and I want to share all the links and top stories with my readers […]

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Sex and the City 2: The Looks for Less

The fab foursome is on the way back, when Sex and the City Part Two hits theatres on May 27th.  According to Fandango, ticket sales for this one are out pacing sales for the first movie. In my opinion, this should be no surprise.  First, we love these four characters and the story of their […]

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An Interview with Los Angeles Designer Lauren Elaine

Pictured: A full length Lauren Elaine gown, the updated Little Red Riding Hood look, complete with wolf. (Photo, Press Photo- All Rights Reserved. Copyright Stefhan Gordon., photo provided with permission by Lauren Elaine.) I’m feeling very proud of our Los Angeles community of designers, bloggers and social media experts after attending the Los Angeles […]

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Lucky Magazine Brings a Summer Capsule Collection to HSN

Today is the second day that Lucky Magazine is featuring a designer shopping collection on the Home Shopping Network (HSN).  I read about the collection last week in Lucky Magazine when I was on a plane. It’s certainly an interesting collaboration. The collection features Thread by Thread Social and F + C by Anna Corina. […]

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The Recessionista Accepts AJ Wright’s Ultimate Shopping Challenge

Pictured: My favorite find from AJ Wright my new BCBG Ballet Slippers for $19.99, a savings of $30.00. I’d never heard of AJ Wright until a few weeks ago when they emailed The Recessionists to say they were opening a new store in Norwalk, CA just north of LAX (Los Angeles Airport). AJ Wright invited me, […]

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Tra Tutti Online Consignment Shop: Couture with a Conscience + a Great Sale

If you’re like me, you’re looking around the web to find the best designers for the best prices.  Well, I have a new discovery to share.  Check out web site  TraTutti Online.  The site is labeled as a consignment store, but there are a lot of items in stock that are new with tags.  The […]

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New Norma Kamali at Walmart, Maxi Dresses Swimsuits and More

Psst, there is new Norma Kamali in at Walmart.  Sure some of their employees think I am looking for Tamales when I ask for the Kamali section of the store, but that is not enough to deter me from getting this gorgeous Maxi dress for $15.00.  How many of us shop at Walmart for the […]

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Sponsored Post: Using Membership Rewards Points for my Home Project

Last week I cheerfully posted on how I had accepted an offer from American Express to demonstrate all the things you can buy with Membership Rewards points.  Since that post, I’ve been evaluating my options for  refashioning/refurbishing my home entertainment center using Membership Rewards points.  Frankly, it’s been a little overwhelming trying to decide how […]

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Milly Sample Sale today!

I’m up super early today to get first dibs on the Milly sample sale at new shopping club  This was not on my radar until I tuned into Twitter early this am when Style Salt (ssfashion) sent out a tweet on it.  I’m glad I saw, it because I adore Milly.  I had the […]

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Jeans: We’re Spending More and Shopping Longer

Does anyone recall the moment when jeans became a luxury item? Was it when Brooke Shields did those Calvin Klein ads? Or maybe when heiress Gloria Vanderbilt lent her Park Avenue style to her own line of jeans.  It’s funny to think that a brand developed by Levi Strauss in the late 1800s for working […]

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