Monthly Archives: July 2011

Amy Winehouse for Fred Perry: On sale at Zappos and a new collection maybe released

Like many celebrities, the late singer Amy Winehouse had lent her name to a fashion line from Fred Perry of London.  Amy’s line didn’t have massive exposure here in the US since it was sold primarily in the UK via Fred Perry stores. As you can see from the sketches above, it was very late […]

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Sponsored Post: Savings on Mango at Groupon

Groupon is having a deal on Mango online, which I think is pretty good and so I wanted to pass it along.  If you buy a Groupon, you get $50.00 of clothing at Mango (online only) for $25.00. (US only, and read the restrictions.)  I’ve always liked Mango, remembering their campaigns featuring Penelope Cruz and […]

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Enter Norma Kamaili’s Social Media Contest to Win a $98 Classic Bill Swimsuit

Amazing (and may I say iconic) designer Norma Kamali is having a Facebook contest featuring her classic 1940s style classic bill swimsuit.  To enter to win, go to her Facebook page by July 31st, and select your favorite look from a variety of models/bloggers who are wearing her swimsuit.  For more chances, you can check […]

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David Beckham Partners with H&M for Bodywear for Men

This just in! David Beckham will together with H&M make his Bodywear range for men available to millions of fans globally through a long-term partnership. So he’ll be taking the modeling of racy underwear images as a marketing strategy from Armani to H&M.  Nice. Per H&M “The long-term alliance will allow David Beckham to produce […]

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Costco Syndrome: Have empathy for the shoppers who can’t seem to save

A short time ago Costco sent me a $10.00 coupon off running my membership.  Like a moth to the flame, I fell for it, thinking..well, I really save big when I go to Costco on household items, so it’s worth being a member.  Now I’m not so sure.  You see dear reader, I suffer from […]

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Versace Bans the “Killer Jeans” Sandblasting Technique from their Fashion Line

A few weeks ago I took fashion house Versace to task for selling and producing sandblasted jeans. Getting this faded jeans look is very dangerous and even life threatening to the poor people who do this work. Now Versace has responded to activists. The Italian fashion house has committed to ban the dangerous practice of […]

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Celia Birtwell on sale with US shipping too!

The divine designer, Ms. Celia is having a sale now on her website.  Even better, Celia Birtwell offers US shipping now.  Celia is an amazing print maker, and if you haven’t seen her designs, check out the online exhibit at the V&A museum.  She has influenced a generation.  I have many of her pieces from […]

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Steals or Deals: 40% Coupon for a Derek Lam eBay Collection Dress + Fashion Vault

If you read here, then you know I’ve been a fan of the Derek Lam dresses on eBay.  I think they are well made and well designed.  I liked the crowd-sourcing concept and the preview at fashion week. I just didn’t care for the price tags of $200 to $300 US on the dresses. That was a […]

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Vogue’s Steal of the Month: Lagerfeld for Macy’s Dress

Pictured: True Blood Actress Deborah Ann Woll in the August 2011 ‘Vogue.‘ Photo: Courtesy of ‘Vogue‘ So I’m checking out this month’s issue of Vogue over a Sunday morning cup of coffee, and of course paging to the “Steal of the Month” feature.  If you haven’t seen it, check out the photo above.  It’s a […]

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Today in Los Angeles Los Feliz Fashion Festival

If you’re visiting Los Angeles this weekend, or you live here, you may wish to check out the Los Feliz Fashion Fest today which is part of the  Los Feliz Village Street Fair. The event takes place today, July 24th, on Hollywood Blvd. from 11am to 10pm. My spies tell me that the fair will […]

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