Monthly Archives: June 2010

OMG, Cynthia Rowley Designs Diapers for Pampers!

 Pictured: The New Designer Pampers by Cynthia Rowley Does your little bundle of joy need to look chic n’ cheap? Do you want them to get used to designer labels early in life? Then good news.  Pampers has a new Diaper that they are about to start selling at Target……..designed by, wait for it…Cynthia Rowley.  […]

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Los Angeles Designer Lauren Elaine Introduces Black Label Swim 2010

Pictured : One of the Lauren Elaine’s après-swim cover-ups in a a beautiful blue. (Photo: M. Hall) Los Angeles designer Lauren Elaine premiered her new Black Label swim collection last night at La Vida Hollywood.  It’s great to see that not all the new swimwear is premiering in Miami at Mercedes- Benz swim week. After […]

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Clap Your Hands Here Comes Liza: Liza Will Steal the Show on HSN!

This just makes me smile, because I love Liza with a Z!  Move over TV fashion sales pretenders, show biz legend Liza Minnelli is in da house.  Whose house? Well the  House of the Home Shopping Network.  When you’ve got an Oscar, an Emmy, a Tony and a Grammy there is no doubt that you […]

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eBay’s Fashion Vault will open Monday, June 28th

eBay used to be the place you went to sell of stuff you had worn a few times, or that didn’t fit you anymore.  It was also a place where small business owners sold new merchandise.  But in the recession, all that is changing.  Now luxury brands sell on eBay at deep discounts.  Its all […]

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Scooter Chic: An Interview with GoGo Gear’s Arlene Battishill

Pictured: Arlene Battishill is literally the driving force behind GoGo Gear, She is pictured here on the bike of her dreams, her Coco Chanel. Some of the most mod and stylish figures of the swinging 60’s were influenced by motorcyle riding gear.  James Dean and Marlon Brando started the trend in the 1950s by popularizing […]

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The Jacqueline Kennedy Collection Returns to QVC with a Chanel Classic

Pictured: Mi Amour, The QVC version of Chanel’s Paperclip necklace is part of the Jacqueline Kennedy Jewelry Collection. If you don’t already know this, and you love to shop, it can be extremely dangerous to be home sick and watch QVC.  Between doses of Nyquil, I had to tune into the midnight show tonight of […]

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People StyleWatch Spotlights some Celeb Styles for under $100.00

 Pictured: Actress Kate Bosworth steps out in a cheap & cheerful Little Black Dress. (Photo courtesy of People StyleWatch) Every now and then something surprisingly tasteful and economical turns up on the red carpet. This week while browsing People StyleWatch I spotted two amazing good deals from TopShop.  Above is Kate Bosworth at an event […]

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Perfume Review: Liz Earle Botanical Essence Eau de Parfum No. 1 Arrives in the US

Good news for all of us who like a light, non overpowering summer scent: the Divine Liz Earle Botanical Essence Parfum No. 1 has just launched in the US.  I couldn’t be happier about at long last being able to buy this outside the UK.  If you haven’t heard of this scent, you definitely want […]

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Krysten Ritter: Modern Audrey Style

 Pictured: Actress Krysten Ritter in an 123 Industry vintage inspired  off-white dress  While some blogs are all about celebrity style, and how to get the look for less, The Recessionista has never been a devotee of running after what the stars wear.  Living here in Los Angeles, I have seen many stars, and many faux […]

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The TopShop Summer Sale is on!

Not to be outdone by Zara, TopShop has also launched their summer sale online and in store. On sale are items from Kate Moss, dresses, tops, accessories, jewelry, lingerie, coats and more.  While I think the Kate Moss stuff is overpriced, there are some other cute vintage inspired pieces you might want to check out.  […]

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