Monthly Archives: August 2011

NYFW Preview: Rebecca Taylor Spring/Summer 2012 Collection

Pictured: Rebecca Taylor sketch from her Spring 2012 collection One of the collections I always enjoy seeing at New York Fashion Week  is New Zealand designer Rebecca Taylor.  I am looking forward to her runway show.  The colors and flow of the fabrics on the models as they glide down the runways is always exquisite. […]

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Beauty Deal: Coupon to Save on Oil of Olay

One of the things that I like to make sure I am investing is is good skin care for my face.  I try a lot of different products every year, and one that I try to always use in the evening before bed is Oil of Olay.  It’s sold at drugstores, is affordable and has been […]

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Sponsored Post: Nordstrom’s Shoe Clearance and Vince on HauteLook today

The Nordstrom’s end of Summer Clearance is due to start tomorrow, 8/31, I think. But to my surprise, a link to  their amazing shoe sale is being promoted on the HauteLook shopping site today along with a sale on clothing from Vince.  These are two great deals, not to be missed (in my humble opinion.)  […]

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TJ Maxx Adventures: A Plethora of Fall Fashion for NYFW and Beyond

Pictured: My fabuless Elizabeth Arden Anniversary Creams from TJ Maxx. Before the BlogHer11 conference, TJ Maxx called and asked if I would come in and do a little fall shopping with them.  Mm.. tough one right? Had to think about it, to shop or not to shop, that is the question? In The Recessionista Regime, […]

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H&M to go on sale online at!

This is big! We’ve all longed to be able to get some H & M chic n’ cheap fashions simply by pointing and clicking, and now we’ll be able to via  Check the site on August 30th for a selection of H&M clothing on sale online.  I can’t wait to see the assortment.  […]

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Katy Perry’s Flaming Pink Look at the VMAs was a Homage to 1940s Glamour

Pictured: Katy Perry at the VMAs looking very Dorothy Lamour/Veronica Lake. (photo: Getty Images.) Those who had power  took a complete fashion fantasy escape last night from the nasty Hurricane weather to check out the Video Music Awards. Styles ran the gamut as Beyonce looked like she walked off the cover of Vogue in her […]

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Women Thrive Teams Up w/ Eileen Fisher & Bloomingdale’s to Help Women Feed the World

Fashion Week and Fashion’s Night Out (FNONY) are just around the corner.   As part of FNONY on September 8th, Women Thrive will join the Eileen Fisher clothing company and Bloomingdale’s (32 stores) for an unprecedented in-store and online partnership to help women around the world lift themselves out of poverty.  Whether you are in New […]

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Deal Alert: Savings at White House Black Market this weekend via eBates

I just heard about this deal and thought I would pass it along.  White House Black Market (WHBM) is offering $25.00 off jackets & coats this weekend.  I like their casual flare and basic colors.  It’s one of my favorites for work and then going out after work.   Plus, here’s a little tip, if you […]

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Macy’s Shop for a Cause Saturday, Aug 27th

There is nothing perhaps quite as fashionable as the spirit of giving.  But when it’s possible to combine fashion and a good cause, well, this is beyond chic. That’s why I want to let you know that this Saturday is Macy’s annual Shop for a Cause event.  On Saturday, August 27, 2011, Macy’s will host […]

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Home Grown Cocktails from the Omni Hotels

Pictured above is my current refreshing favorite, the Pear & Rosemary Buck invented by master bartender Christy Pope. I love Rosemary in the summer, it’s easy to bake with, cook with and now, we know that it also makes a great cocktail! I saw Christy make this at the Omni Bar in New York last […]

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