Monthly Archives: November 2011

Loehmanns.com Launches to Jump Start Black Friday

Some of us have been waiting for this news along time.  The wait is over. The savings at Loehmanns have gone online with a new ecommerce site where you can now order designer deals from your handy web browser. The site promises the same 30 to 65% off designer deals that the stores have always […]

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Shopping Club Gilt Groupe Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

Luxury fashion site Gilt Groupe has just contacted me to let me know about their Black Friday deals, so naturally, I have to sound the alarm and let you know.  The deals sound so good, that I am listing all of them. There are items for women, men, kids and housewares too. So set your […]

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Very.com launches with 20% VIP Savings until Nov. 23rd

A few weeks ago I told you all about the upcoming launch of British fashion site Very.com. As a fashionista of English heritage, and lover of British fashion, I’m always on a quest to find my favorite British designers on sale via US Internet shopping channels.  With Very.com, you can shop British brands without paying […]

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Sponsored Post: Black Friday Target Gift Card Giveaway from Coupon Mountain

With Black Friday coming up, I know some of you are checking out the holiday deals at Target.  In case you hadn’t heard, Target is going to open on midnight Thanksgiving day.  Some of you have already written to me to ask where you can find Black Friday deals. One good source is CouponMountain.com.  If […]

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Versace for H&M: US Launch and I slept through it

Today was the US launch for the Versace for H&M collection and I was home asleep in my bed after a hard week of work. Do I like the clothes? Well sure. Can I face the lines? I could stand for hours and camp over night, but it’s not how I want to spend my […]

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Shop Small Businesses on Saturday Nov 26 and Receive a $25.00 American Express Card Credit

Are you tired of the traffic, crowding, and sometimes downright dangerous behavior at the malls during the after Thanksgiving sales, specifically Black Friday?   Then you might want to consider shopping small businesses, boutiques and markets in your neighborhood next Saturday.  You’ll skip the crowds, and get some nice incentives from American Express if you are […]

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Versace for H&M Sell Out in Europe and the UK, Website Crashes under Demand

Well, I had hoped it wouldn’t happen to the Versace for H&M collaboration, but sadly it did.  The H&M Europe eCommerce website crashed this morning under the demand for the discounted designer goods. My spies in the UK tell me Donatella swept into H&M Regent Street  store in London for the premiere of the collection […]

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Verace for H&M: Shopping Rules and Limits

Pictured: Donatella Versace on the Milan runway in an H&M Versace dress (photo via H&M) The Versace for H&M collection will go on sale this week. The sale will occur on Thursday, Nov. 17th in Europe and Saturday, Nov. 19th in the US.  To help shoppers in the UK and London, The Telegraph has published H&M’s […]

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Sponsored Post: Staying on a Budget with the American Express Prepaid Card

As some of you may remember, I’ve been evaluating the American Express Prepaid card. With $2,000 dollars loaded on the card, I expected to be on the way to my fashion champagne wishes and caviar dreams.  I have been looking for something I absolutely love, a true luxury item that I normally couldn’t afford or […]

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Fashioning Fall with TJ Maxx Off-Price Bargains

A cadre of The Recessionista’s readers and top Southern California bloggers joined forces this weekend at my local TJ Maxx store to get ready for fall and cooler temperatures by checking out the amazing selection of sweaters, outerwear and holiday bling that is available at “off-price” bargain rates.  “Off-price” shopping means that the sale is […]

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