Monthly Archives: August 2010

BlogHer Giveaway

  Pictured: My favorite picture of New York from the harbor on the ferry heading to Ellis Island.  Thanks to the generous sponsorship of, I receive a partial sponsorship to the recent BlogHer 2010 conference in New York City! graciously granted me a full conference pass. I paid my own lodging, meals, airfare and […]

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Gowns from Fashion Week Spring 2010 Debut at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards

Pictured: Tasashi’s one shoulder, blue gown turned up at the Emmy’s this weekend. (photo courtesy of Tadashi Shoji )  There’s been so much going on in Los Angeles this weekend, it’s really a fashion whirl.  From the casual Glee apparel launch, to the elegance of the red carpet at Saturday’s Creative Emmy Awards, we’ve been […]

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Glee Clothing Line Premieres at Macy’s

Pictured: Some of the Glee cast members at Macy’s  Jenna Ushkowitz, (Tina), Kevin McHale (Artie) and Heather Morris (Brittany). (photo: M. Hall) Yesterday Macy’s premiered their new Junior’s  clothing line at the Beverly Center mall here in Los Angeles.  To say the line was enthusiastically received by fans would be an understatement.  I was surprised to see both The Huffington […]

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Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Macy’s announce GLEE apparel line

Just when I thought there were not going to be any more TV inspired apparel  lines a new one comes along.  Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products and Macy’s have announced the GLEE apparel line based on the GLEE TV show.  I happen to really like GLEE.  The kids do a great job with the singing […]

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Jones New York Launches Fall Fashion Campaign Shot in NYC’s Grand Central Station

High-end, but not too high-priced clothier Jones New York has a launched an amazing ad campaign to show off their fall fashions.  The ads were shot by one of my favorite photogs,  Annie Leibovitz.  The way the campaign is styled recalls vintage ad campaigns. Everything looks so Mad Men to me.  And, the backdrop of […]

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e.l.f. Cosmetics Giveaway and Smoky Eyes Tips

Pictured: e.l.f. Cosmetics’ Smoky Eye Tips and Two Eyeshadow’s I am giving away. (photo: M. Hall)  Recently I was introduced to e.l.f. Cosmetics during the BlogHer show.  When it comes to eye make-up, I am all about the quick and easy.  P&G Make-up artists gave me a fantastic look at the PG Home booth at […]

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Lauren Conrad Models Her Kohl’s Collection for PeopleStyleWatch

Lauren Conrad’s new Fall collection is in at Kohl’s and is modeled this week by her in a feature in People StyleWatch.  When the line launched last year, some skeptics scoffed at Lauren’s foray into budget fashion. However,  the “LC”  line has been incredibly successful for Kohl’s and items frequently sell out.  The line features warm colors […]

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The Recessionista Explores the New York Garment District

 Pictured: A dress and long cardigan from a New York showroom. (photo. M. Hall) Well, it’s a tough job, but someone has to do it.  Shopping.  Yes, we spend years out of our precious lives on the quest for clothes, handbags, shoes, jewelry and more.  In 2006, the Daily Mail published a study saying the […]

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Fashion’s Night Out Activities Announced, Giorgio Armani +FGILA Lead the Way!

Get ready, Fashion’s Night out is gearing up for Sept. 7th through Sept. 10th.  This is the celebration of shopping dreamed up by Vogue editor Anna Wintour to offer special shopping deals right before New York Fashion Week.  Remember last year, Anna was down at Macy’s Queen’s shilling lipstick to promote budget fashion ?   […]

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Kmart Goes Vogue with a New Look on Affordable Style

Pictured: Kmart’s New Rocker Jacket hits the September issue of Vogue. ((photo Alexi Lubomirski for Kmart) This is not your Mother’s Kmart! Check it out, this is a picture of a new military inspired jacket by Kmart Design from the September issue of Vogue.  Yes, Vogue magazine you know that place that Anna Wintour works. […]

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