Monthly Archives: March 2011

Made for Pearl? Janis Joplin clothing line

Pictured: Janis Joplin at Monterey Pop Festival  in gold Colin Rose One of the more interesting rumors to have a caught my attention in recent months is that there may be a Janis Joplin clothing line coming to market sanctioned by her estate.  Have any of you heard about this? In late 2010, The New […]

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A Good Sale for a Good Cause: Belk’s Spring Charity Sale

When in the South, I do as the Southerners do, I shop at Belk! They have great designers and name brands like Jones New York, Free People, Calvin Klein & Lauren by Ralph Lauren. So save the date, the Belk Spring Charity Sale is coming round on April 16, from 6 to 10 a.m. Tickets […]

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Gap’s Love Japan, Lift Japan T-Shirts

Pictured: Malin Akerman in Gap Japan shirt . Photo Credit – StarTraks Photo Swedish actress Malin Akerman (seen in the movie Watchman)  was sighted hiking in LA’s Griffin Park this week looking chic on the cheap in the new limited edition Gap Japan Relief T-Shirt.  I didn’t realize until I saw Malin in this shirt […]

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Catherine Malandrino Partners with LACOSTE for Spring

Pictured:  A piece from the new LACOSTE and Malandrino collection. Sacré bleu.  Catherine Malandrino has partnered with French preppy brand LACOSTE   I wore a lot of LACOSTE in college and high school (known as IZOD then by many), and not much since then.  I don’t think I am alone, and that’s why the French brand […]

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Premium Return Protection from American Express Allows Shoppers to Make Returns after 180 days

Last year American Express launched a new return service to allow shopper to return items in a longer time period than typically allowed by stores.  Some stores have very generous return policies, allowing returns for up to 90 days, which is plenty of time to find out if an item works and get it back […]

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Win a New Spring Wardrobe with Shop It To Me Now

Here ye, here ye, there’s a contest involving a shopping spree and in my official town crier capacity of getting the best for less, I have to let all my readers now about this!  Shopping site Shop it to me Now and American Express are partnering to offer a spring shopping spree to one lucky […]

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Matthew Williamson’s Macy’s Impulse Collection Preview Now Online

Macy’s has just posted the previews of the upcoming Mathew Williamson for Macy’s Impulse collection online.  It’s pretty impressive in my opinion, and you can see the entire collection at  In best social media style, visitors to the Macy’s website can click on the images to vote for their favorites.  I’m loving the vintage […]

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Ideeli’s Spring Cleaning Sale

I’ve been working on trying to clean my house.  Seriously, with all the rain and bad weather here in California to say many of us have been housebound is an understatement.  There’s only one problem with my trying to tackle cleaning duties.  Basically, I hate cleaning and all types of housework.  This has always been […]

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Remembering Dame Elizabeth Taylor: Fashionably Late for her own Funeral

Pictured: No one made a slip look better than Elizabeth Taylor. I’m sure most of you know that Dame Elizabeth Taylor died yesterday morning at Cedars-Sinai hospital here in Los Angeles. Tonight, she was buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Glendale, CA.  In her lifetime Dame Elizabeth was known for being late. She kept film […]

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The Tory Burch Japan Relief T-shirt: Help out with Style and a Comment

Every time I turn on the news this week, I am haunted by the coverage of the earthquake, Tsunami (which sent a few waves over to my California coast town)  and nuclear disasters in Japan.  The damage and loss is horrific.  I’ve already made a donation to the Red Cross to help out.  I’m sure […]

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