Monthly Archives: January 2012

Fashion Designers Unite to Support Obama: Runway to Win

Pictured: “The Obama Dress” by Jean Charles de Castelbajac via Getty Images Twenty-three fashion designers have banded together to support the leader of the free world, Barack Obama.  Thank god fashion is supporting the President. After all, Michelle Obama has fiercely supported American designers from Tracey Reese, to Tracy Feith to Jason Wu just to name […]

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Inside Shopping Club Ideeli – Office Style

Shopping site Ideeli has the coolest promotion on their website today. Four Ideel employees are featured wearing different office styles.  The featured styles shown are Preppy, Trendsetter, Classic Executive and Vintage Lover. If you’re not a member of Ideeli, click here to use my invite to join the website to check it out.   Usually, you […]

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The Recessionista’s Weekend Fashion Round-up

Pictured: The cover from “Le Petit écho de la Mode” magazine circa 1929 via Flickr The Recessionista’s weekly review offers a little of the fashion news of the world in a quick summary form, just like the French magazine ” The Little Echo of the World” did in the 1920s. Or, at least, that is the […]

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More Missoni Back in Stock at Target and now on Clearance

Pictured: One of the Missoni Sweaters back in stock at and on clearance. I have to admit it, I’m continually amazed by the Missoni for Target retail debacle. First it was sold out and hoarded by eBayers who tried to sell it.  Now it’s being returned by those who I suspect couldn’t sell it […]

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Underrated Elegance: Giorgio Armani Gowns at the Golden Globes

Pictured: Actress Glenn Close in Armani Privé at Sunday’s Golden Globes. (photo via Armani)  I thought some of the most beautiful, and under rated gowns at last Sunday’s Red Carpet at the Golden Globes were by Giorgio Armani. I just got my People Magazine, and I’m shocked that their best dressed   Globe picks didn’t include […]

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Versace Cruise Collection Sells out on HM eCommerce site in Europe

Pictured: An advert for the already sold out Versace for H&M Cruise Line. Going, going, GONE.  Yes, in the words of the Eagles (famous US rock group)  it’s already gone. It being  the Versace H&M Cruise Collection.  The line went on sale this morning in Europe and the UK on H&M’s website, but within an […]

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Sponsored Post: Deal Alert Gilt Groupe 90% off Women’s Sale

If you’re looking for something special for Valentine’s Day, or just a good deal, I have to tell you that shopping club Gilt Groupe is having a 90% off Women’s clothing sale today.  There are some great name brand designers on sale including Catherine Malandrino, Foley & Corina, Layfette 148, Geren Ford, Haute Hippie and […]

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Job Hunting Tips from Expert Christine Hassler, including Social Media

Before Christmas, some of you may remember  a post I wrote about tips for buying professional attire for job hunters. Within the text of that post on The Recessionista, we ran a contest (graciously sponsored by American Express) offering winners the chance to get their job hunting questions answered by  Gen Y expert Christine Hassler.  In today’s tough economy […]

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Golden Globes Ready: Rent the Runway Announces Narciso Rodriguez Capsule Collection

Pictured: Lusting for Globes Glamour? Check out Rent the Runway. (image via Rent the Runway blog) Hot on the heels of the red carpet glamour we witnessed Sunday at the Golden Globes, fashion rental site “Rent the Runway” has announced their very ownNarciso Rodriguez Capsule Collection. The collection features reproductions of many of Narcisco Rodriquez’s […]

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The Golden Globes: Did it make you forget the Recession? Yeah right.

Picture: Host Ricky Gervais in his custom made Ted Baker suit. (picture via Ted Baker) I would ask, did any of you watch the Golden Globe awards last night, but judging by social media interactions and Twitter alone (#goldenglobes or GG) I know you did! Didn’t you love at the end of the show when […]

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