Monthly Archives: September 2010

From the Pages of People: Brad Knows How to Quit Rachel Zoe

Pictured: Rachel and Brad at LA’s Project Angel Food Benefit earlier this year. This just in.  Yes, this isn’t Brokeback Mountain, and Brad does know how to quit Rachel Zoe.   According to the the bible of all things celebrity related, People Magazine, the spilt is amicable. Brad is outtie to pursue his own career, and […]

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The Limited Special Offer: 30% off on the Jodi Arnold Fall Collection

Good news if you’re starting to look around for Holiday party wear.  The amazing Jodi Arnold Fall collection has just been reduced by 30%.  I reviewed the collection when it launched on August 8th, and it’s divine.  The inspriration for the pieces was 1920s glamour and Jodi’s trademark embellishments combine well with the period feel.  […]

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Get Your Little Brown Bag Ready: Bloomingdale’s Friends and Family Sale

I feel I would be sadly remiss in my function as fashionista and savings town crier, if I didn’t tell all of you that the Bloomingdale’s Brown Bag sale is coming up tomorrow, Sept. 29 – Oct. 2.   I mean, you are all friends and family right? This is the time I get my little […]

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HBO’s Boardwalk Empire Spawns Merchandising, a Contest and Hotel Deals

Have any of you been watching the new HBO series “Boardwalk Empire.” There have only been two episodes to date, but so far the story is compelling.  The series takes the era of prohibition and what F. Scott Fitzgerald called the “lost generation” (meaning all the young men returning from the war forever changed) to […]

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Coming Up: QVC shoe sale to feature Fergie Footwear + more

Save these dates if you love shoes. QVC is about to put on a fantabulous shoe sale that might even fill the overcrowded Imelda Marcos’s shoe closet.   QVC present will “FFANY Shoes on Sale.” What is FFNY? Elementary my dear fashionista, it’s the The Fashion Footwear Association of New York.   They were having a big shoe […]

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Target’s Electronics Trade-in Program: Some Good Deals

Yesterday I was at my local Target store running an errand, when I decided to bop over to the Electronics section of the store and see what was new in mobile technology. Well, you might ask, what is a die hard fashionista like myself doing shopping for technology instead of clothes? The truth is in […]

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Special Event, DKNY Madison Ave. Sept. 30th: An Author’s Life with Multiple Sclerosis

I love special events to help special causes.  Even better if they help me with my shopping.  Here’s one that fits the bill. If you’re in NYC on Sept. 30th, you’re invited to stop in to shop at the Donna Karan New York (DKNY) store on Madison Ave. for a book signing.  DKNY & the […]

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Freebie Alert: Check in on Foursquare with In-Style for Nars lipstick at Saks Fifth Avenue

One of the things I’m hearing from readers on comments of what they’d like to see on The Recessionista is more freebies.  So here’s one for you.  But, you must be a social media lurver to get it, and specifically , a user of Foursquare.  Here’s the deal. Saks Fifth Avenue and social networking site […]

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Lands’ End Friends and Family Sale

Lands’ End has thoughtfully shared a promotion code for their Family and Friends sale with me a day early. So now, I get to pass on the savings. Their Family and Friends runs this Friday to Monday and is for 25% off regularly-priced items and includes free shipping. To get the discount, use the codes […]

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Juicy Couture Partners with Erin Fetherston for a Holiday Collection

Whimsical designer Erin Fetherston made a special appearance in the Los Angeles area today at Neiman- Marcus, Topanga,  to show off her new Holiday Collection for Juicy Couture.  Some of you may remember the super-talented Erin’s Holiday Collection for Target a few years ago.   It was truly adorable.  I’m still wearing her 1920’s inspired winter […]

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