Monthly Archives: July 2010

DKNY’s New Facebook Campaign Features New York Heart & Soul, and Savings too!

Donna Karan is an American treasure. Her fashions are fantastic. The clothes are designed for comfort and amazing fit, whether you buy DKNY or Donna Karan. For those of us who are fans of her New York Heart and Soul fashions (remember her NY Fashion Week show in February), Donna has launched a new ad […]

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Betty White Style: Jerry Leigh Announces Betty White Collaboration

Betty White finally has thrown down into the fashion world with some new casual apparel.  I love it.  The latest cool celebrity in fashion is not from The Hills, The Kardashians or one of The Real Housewives Shows, it’s fabuless senior style with Betty.  Jerry Leigh Apparel has just announced their partnership with actress and […]

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The Eternal Quest for CocoLess: Vintage Chanel at RueLaLa on July 22nd

If you are a regular reader of The Recessionista, then you know, I have er, a little Chanel problem. The problem is my lust for the luxury of Chanel fashion without the luxury price tag.  Of course, Chanel did say that luxury should remain invisible, but when it depletes your bank account and leads to […]

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The Diana Dresses Premiere at the Fashion Museum in Bath, England

 Pictured: Princess Diana, wearing a dress designed by Donald Campbell at a performance of Coppelia in New Zealand, 1983. © Getty Images. A rare exhibit has just opened in the amazing Fashion Museum in Bath, England, The Diana Dresses. These are some of the formal gowns worn by the Princess of Wales, the most hunted […]

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Lulu Guinness’ London Bags and Jewelry Sale

Pictured: Lulu Guinness’ Life is a Bed of Roses Bracelet is now on sale for $39.00 US/ £25.50 GBP Check out these lovelies from one of my designer favorites Lulu Guinness. Who else is cool enough to have a handbag in the Victoria & Albert Museum that people are still lusting for? It’s Lulu of […]

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July 22nd: America’s Night To Repair – Choose Your Free Gift from Your Local Estée Lauder Counter

I just saw this on Estée Lauder’s Facebook group and wanted to let my readers in on a good deal.  On July 22nd, in the US, from 5 pm to 9 pm,  Estée Lauder will be offering customers a free sample of their highly rated Night Repair.  I use Night Repair, and though it is […]

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Traveling to NYC for BlogHer or Vacation? Get Double Membership Reward Points with AMEX

This special offer just came in my American Express Membership Rewards newsletter and I immediately signed up. I am a card member and a practicing Membership Rewards points compiler/hoarder.  I’m also heading to the BlogHer conference in NYC in August, so I signed up for this immediately.  From now until September 5, 2010, American Express […]

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Treesje Handbags on Sale at Billion Dollar Babes

I’ve been lusting for a Treesje Handbag ever since I interviewed the designer, Laura Darrah back in March at Saks in Beverly Hills. This small boutique line of handbags is designed by two Los Angeles designers, Laura Darrah and Shelia Nizzarian.  When I interviewed Laura and I learned how these two designers were able to […]

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Deals from some favorite print magazines: Oprah and ELLE

Pictured: Oprah’s look from O magazine’s August cover, everything she is wearing is under $100. (photo courtesy of O) Although I am a big lover of online and social media, I also take the time each week to reach some of my favorite magazines and look at the new fashions and deals.  Some of my […]

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Alison Lewis Dress Sneaks into Target in Stealth Mode

Pictured: Top Secret, the Alison Lewis Target dress (photo from Target.com) Alison Lewis is an up and coming NY designer, and creator of vintage inspired print dresses and tops.  Her label Lewis was recently selected for the CFDA’s NYC Fashion Incubator program.  I’ve heard that items from her Lewis line retail for about $400 US.  […]

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