Monthly Archives: December 2010

Starbucks: Last Minute Shoppers’ Deals

Starbucks has a little treat for shoppers out braving the snow, torrential rains (California) and just plain old crowds at malls today. From December 21-22 customers that purchase any 12-pack of any Starbucks VIA® Ready Brew at Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada will also receive a free Starbucks card, preloaded with $5. Starbucks […]

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Walmart Brings Back the Norma Kamali Sleeping Bag Coat

Pictured: Just in time for the Holiday chill: The Norma Kamali  Sleeping Bag Coat is back at Walmart It’s freezing around most of the world, and a lot of you have asked me about the Norma Kamali  Sleeping Bag Coats at  These coats completely sold out last year when they first came to Walmart.  […]

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William Rast for Target Arrives and Temple St. Clair for Target goes on Sale

After much hype, the William Rast for Target collection arrived at Target stores today and online.  As expected, there’s lots of denim, leather jackets with fringe, comfy tunics and plaid shirts.  The collection is a snapshot of some of the William Rast brand’s greatest hits. So far, the collection is not a sellout or inspiring […]

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Foley + Corinna Gitter & Glam : Limited Edition Holiday Tops Worth a Look!

Pictured: Blogger Romy Raves and friend model Foley and Corinna’s Blue Bling Top.  Blogger LA Stylist Mom is in the background in cream Foley and Corinna top with glitter around the arm holes. (photo: M. Hall)   Thursday night I attended the Foley + Corinna Glitter & Glam party hosted by the fun and fashionable […]

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Super Saturday Deals for Holiday Shopping

Pictured: One of my favorite holiday scenes The Beverly Wilshire hotel decorated for Christmas (photo M. Hall on the Olympus EP-1) Today is Super Saturday, allegedly the last big shopping day of the Christmas season.  Some retailers like Kohl’s and Macy’s opened early today with special savings to get shoppers into the store and buying. […]

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Holiday Gift Shopping: Remember Free Shipping Day and Coupons

Pictured: The Christmas Tree on Via Rodeo in Beverly Hills (photo: M. Hall on the Olympus EP-1)  I’m just in from an evening out and I took this amazing picture of a Christmas tree  made of poinsettias all light up on Via Rodeo.  Although there’s no snow on the ground in California, the tree really […]

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The Gap Launches Project Reindeer: Daily Deals from Deers, Really

As I write, protesters from Peta are picketing the Michael Kors store on Rodeo Drive for Kors’ use of real fur in their garments.  While one company (Kors) is using animals for their fashionable fur, another company, the Gap is using animals for a holiday marketing campaign. Guess which one I like better? That would […]

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Shop Style’s Holiday Giveaways: Today a Saks Gift Card is the Prize

Love luxury? Most of us do.  We just don’t love the credit card bills when we buy luxe.  That’s why you might want to check out ShopStyle’s 10 Days of Holiday Giveaways, running through December 18. Each day, the website is unveiling a new prize — and accepting new entries. To enter the daily giveaways, […]

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Kate Middleton Shops her Closet for Engagement Photos

Pictured: Prince William and Kate Middleton. Photo by Mario Testino/Clarence House Press Office via WireImage (Copyright 2010 Mario Testino). Readers, have you seen the amazing new engagement photos of Kate Middleton with Prince William? The photos are by Mario Testino who took the beautiful photos of Princess Diana for Vanity Fair.  In the more formal […]

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William Rast for Target Private Shopping Event in LA with Justin Timberlake & Friends

Justin Timberlake, Trace Ayala and friends premiered the new William Rast for Target collection at a private event in Los Angeles this weekend.  I can’t tell you anything about the quality of the clothes, because I haven’t seen them yet.  What I can tell you is that Target rallied some celebrity star power in advance […]

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