Monthly Archives: August 2011

Friday Lunch Suggestion: Starbucks Bistro Box Savings

It’s coming up on the end of the week! Hooray.  I’m ready for some TGIF action. That’s why I am passing along a coupon$1.00 off of a lunch via the new Starbuck’s Bistro Boxes. Most of the boxes are under 500 calories, and I think they are pretty tasty.  Especially the Chipolte Chicken Wrap. I don’t care what Alec Baldwin says […]

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Buyer Beware: Spiegel and Newport News, no customer returns or credits

Back in early March, I blogged that Christian Siriano was launching a limited edition collection with Spiegel. I was truly excited to have the opportunity to buy lower priced Christian Siriano garments similar to some of his Oscar fashions and New York Fashion Week runway collections via Spiegel. Unfortunately, I was not as excited about the […]

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Sponsored Post: All Saints Giveaway: Win a $200 Gift Card from the UK brand

Pictured: The All Saints Clothing Store in Soho, NY I’m excited to announce a very special giveaway on The Recessionista this week.  We’re celebrating the last of August with a giveaway of a $200.00 gift card from upscale fashion label All Saints.  My affection for UK label All Saints is more sinful than saintly. That’s […]

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Giveaway: Enter to Win Tibi’s Facebook contest to go to NYFW

 Fashion Alert: Fashion Show Giveway | Tibi: The Tibi Runway Show is on September 13th at 7pm Lincoln Center, NYC.  And, you can now enter for the chance to win seats to the show and travel via the Tibi Facebook page. Please note, you must enter the contest via the Tibi Facebook page.  Do not […]

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Middleton Style Watch: Aug 22 French Connection in the eBay Fashion Vault

Pictured: The eBay Fashion Vault will offer discount on the French Connection brand on Aug. 22nd. Heads-up readers,  UK chic n’ cheap (sometimes at least) brand French Connection is coming to the eBay Fashion Vault tomorrow, August 22nd, for a special of 65%  off of retail price for select styles.  French Connection, aka FCUK, has […]

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Old Navy’s Fit Denim Clinic: Savings on Jeans

Despite the world’s economic woes, jeans and denim continue to be at the top of all shoppers lists for fashionable spending.  Remember earlier this year when some women said in a survey, that they like a good sale on jeans better than sex? Well, that’s taking things a little too far.  But if you do […]

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DKNY Partners with American Express for a Cardmember Only NYFW Fashion Show

Pictured: Donna Karan takes the stage after her Spring 2011 show today in New York. The DKNY show is always one of the highlights of my New York Fashion Week experience.  I’ve been lucky enough to watch the DKNY runway shows in person.   The designs are amazing, and it’s always a tribute to New […]

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Sponsored Post: Mulberry at RueLaLa Today

Did you buy a Mulberry for Target bag last year for $50.00 or less? Well the original Mulberry designs are on sale at Rue La La today. They have the Bayswater bag and the Alexa bag.  But warning, the prices are still steep. If you are interested in checking out the sale, click here to […]

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The High Cost of Cheap: Forever 21 Faces Copyright Infringement Claim from Designer

Every Picture Tells a Story, Feral Childe’s print above and Forever 21’s on the bottom. Can you tell the difference between these two prints? That’s because they are almost identical. Low cost fashion trend retailer Forever 21 is under scrutiny for allegedly coping the print (the one in pink) from designer Feral Childe, an small […]

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British Brand Reiss About to Open Store in Bloomingdales NYC

Bloomingdales is getting the word out via Twitter that British Brand Reiss will be sold at Bloomingdales NYC’s 59th St. store.  I think this is a major marketing coup for the NYC Store to bring one of Kate Middleton’s favorite clothiers to Americans via the mass market platform of Reiss is leasing the space, […]

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