Monthly Archives: June 2010

Zara’s Semi-Annual Sale Starts June 24th, Get Ready!

Good news for those of us looking for good deals. Zara is kicking off its semi-annual sale tomorrow, Thursday, June 24th, in all its stores across the US. This is one of only two times per year when the entire store is on sale.  The sale includes suits, dresses, shoes and bags. To check for […]

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Do you share a love for free fashion? Enter the Milly Cabana Contest

I would not be fit to call myself a frugal fashionista if I did not enter contests.  I mean someone has to win, why not one of us? The lure of the free, especially when luxury goods are involved,  has a very strong appeal.  That is why I have to tell you that one of […]

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aWEARness to Clean up the Golf: Kenneth Cole and Threadless

Pictured: Kenneth Cole’s Gulf Tees Designer Kenneth Cole has been innovative in raising awareness for current issues we should all care about, like “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.” Now he has turned his talents to trying to help clean-up the Gulf Oil spill with his “I Clean Up Well” Tees available now on Facebook.  Props to […]

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Sponsored Post: American Express Membership Rewards Points + Giveaway of a $100 Crate & Barrel Gift Card

Pictured: My June Rewards Watch eNewsletter featuring the joys of Home Rewards. So readers, believe it or not, I have been working  feverishly on my Home Entertainment Center remodel project using American Express Rewards points.  Back in May I accepted a challenge from American Express to use 300,000 Membership Rewards points to upgrade my old […]

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English Luxury Brand Mulberry to do handbag line for Target for Oct. 2010

Pictured: The Alexa bag from Mulberry Some of you may have already heard this news, but just in case, English Luxury handbag designer Mulberry announced  that it is partnering with Target on an October 10 2010 introduction of a limited edition capsule handbag collection, called, mmm..can you guess?  Mulberry for Target.  From the press reports […]

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People StyleWatch Spots Cat Deeley’s Vintage Inspired Jewelry for QVC

 Pictured: Cat Deeley alongside her Indian-inspired earrings. (Photo QVC; Juan Rico/Fame , courtesy of People Stylewatch.) As an avid subscriber, I do check my PeopleStylewatch for the latest trends. I like their reports on new fashion trends laden with lots and lots of pictures.  So I was really curious this week to read the news […]

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Savings at Ann Taylor Loft this weekend

If you’re shopping for some summer must haves on sale, you might want to check out Ann Taylor Loft this weekend at your local mall.  I’ve always liked their styles, they are feminine and classic, with savings attached as a premium.  So here’s the deal, if you spend $75.00, you’ll save $15.00.  You can use […]

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Consumer Reports Evaluates the Best Places to Shop

Consumer Reports just published their survey of the best places to shop and I, for one, am all ears.  I frequently consult Consumer Reports before I shop to find the best quality deals, plus the best price.  Remember shoppers,  you can check Consumer Reports online.  Look for quality for price, not just sale price. Cheap is sometimes […]

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Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Don’t forget, Father’s Day is this Sunday.  Are you ready? Here’s a little suggestion.  Do not give Dad a Tie.  It maybe one of the worst all time gifts ever for men.  Yes, they need them, no they don’t want them as gifts.  What do I think Dads all over the world want?  Toys for […]

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The Recessionista Reviews: Kushyfoot Flats to Go, the Answer to Cruel Shoes

Pictured:  My feet saying ahahah in Kushyfoot portable flats after a tough day of standing. (Photo: M. Hall) Above are my poor little swollen feet in their new best friend, Kushyfoot.  I was sent a sample of these  foldable  Pleather (polyurethane black ballet flats with soles of ethylen vinyl acetate)  for evaluation a while ago, […]

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