Monthly Archives: October 2010

Los Angeles Treat: Giveaway of Free Admission to the Sassy City Chicks Fashion Bash

This is a little Halloween treat for my Los Angeles/Southern California  readers.  I’m giving away up to 50 free tickets/ Free passes to a the Sassy City Chick shopping event in Los Angeles, on Thursday, Nov. 4th at the Petersen Auto Museum.  Click here to see a list of some of the designers offered at […]

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Halloween Goes to the Dogs with Pauley Perrette’s Audrey Style

 Pictured: Animal lover Pauley Perette and friends support pet adoptions through the Amanda Foundation. (picture: M. Hall) This week animal lovers turned out to support pet adoptions at a Halloween styled party in Beverly Hills.  Halloween literally went to the dogs, as the Amanda Foundation put on their Annual Halloween Fete to encourage pet adoptions. […]

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Halloween 2010: The Year of the Costume says the National Retail Foundation

  Although most discretionary spending ( think vacations, dinning out, theater tickets) has been on the decline in the current economy, there is one surprising uptick in spending.  People are spending on their  Halloween costumes. The average consumer spends $65.00 on their Halloween costume.  I just read in Forbes that the “NRF (National Retail Foundation)  […]

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Sponsored Post: Sue Wong on Sale at Ideeli, Thursday Oct. 28th

 Pictured: One of Sue Wong’s trademark fringe dresses that recalls 1920s styles. I just covered Sue Wong’s Spring 2011 show at Los Angeles Fashion Week, and I loved her beaded gowns and Hollywood glamour girl looks.   The workmanship on her garments is impeccable, and the styles are elegant.  But as we all know, sometimes Sue […]

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Give the People What They Want: Derek Lam to Produce First-Ever Crowdsourced Collection for eBay

 Pictured: One of my favorites from Derek Lam’s Spring 2011 collection at New York Fashion week. (photo:  Getty Images) This just in from The Recessionista’s radar alert system.  High-end designer Derek Lam has announced plans to design and produce the first-ever crowd sourced collection exclusively on eBay.  Coach previously crowd sourced a handbag collection by […]

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Halloween Costume Picks: Scary Savings

Pictured: Halloween costumes. decorations and even jewelry are available from Kohl’s at sale prices Are you ready for Halloween? Is your shopping done for a costume? Or maybe you’re just looking around for some fun treats. There are always a number of ways to go for Halloween costumes.  You can go straight over the top […]

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More Lanvin for H&M: Pink Leopard?

Pictured: A Glimpse of the New Lanvin for H&M collection from an H&M ad © David Sims Vogue UK has published another image from H&M of their upcoming Lanvin collection.  I see ruffles, floral and even leopard shoes.  Are the shoes pink leopard? It’s hard to tell. Please no more pink leopard after the dreadful […]

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Arcona Spa Products and Coach Bags Discounted at HauteLook

Pictured: ARCONA Spa Products on the HauteLook sale this week. If you haven’t checked out the HauteLook sales this week, you need to log in and take a look. They are having a sale on two quality products: Coach Bags and Arcona Spa Products. I’ve been using Arcona products for a well and recently reviewed […]

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Trick or Treat? LVMH Buys 14.2% Stake in Luxury Brand Hermes

I read with great interest in the San Francisco Chronicle today how LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA (aka Louis Vuitton)  is buying an extra 14.2% stake in French luxury brand, Hermes.  When one luxury brand wants to buy up more stock in a competitor brand during what some economists call the ‘great recession’ I […]

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Sign-up for Norma Kamali’s Special One Day Sale

Pictured: Sales Alert at Norma Kamali! Sign-up to get the fashion savings. Psst…here’s a good deal that The Recessionista wants to pass on to all good shoppers.  Fashion Superstar Designer Normal Kamali is having an exclusive one day sale on her high-end collection (not her Walmart line) via the Internet or her store in New […]

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