Monthly Archives: February 2012

Adele Rocks the Red Carpet in Burberry at the 2012 Brit Awards

Pictured: Adele in a custom made Burberry gown at the Brit awards, image courtesy of Burberry. Everyone who listens to music knows that Adele has the voice of an Angel, but now, she’s dressing divinely too.  Since Karl Lagerfeld threw mud at her with some very mean spirited remarks to the press about her weight, […]

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DVF Kids will arrive at the Gap on March 15th

Pictured: A Sneak Peak of the Girls dresses from DVF for Gap (image via Gap promo video) Beware the Ides of March fashionistas, because that is when fashion icon Diane von Furstenberg’s Gap collection for children will be available.  As you can see from the preview shot above, the collection will feature plenty of Diane’s […]

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You are invited to London Fashion Week to watch the Burberry Prorsum Winter 2012 Runway show Feb. 20

Can’t afford a trip to London Fashion Week? Well, you can still catch a show, and one of the best.  Watch the Burberry Prorsum Autumn/Winter 2012 Runway show right here on The Recessionista.  And just a bit of trivia from my English relatives, Prorsum is Latin for “forwards.”  So forward we go to London Fashion […]

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Marni for H&M Los Angeles Launch Event

Last night celebrities, including Drew Barrymore, Winona Ryder and Milla Jovovich gathered at a private event to celebrate the launch of  the Marni for H&M collection.  Even Mel Gibson was there, honestly admitting that he had NO idea who Marni was. Cool huh? Is there something in this collection for Mel?  I have no idea why […]

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Sponsored Post: President’s Day Sales 2012 Round-up

Pictured: Website Shop It To Me’s data, on Presidents’ Day sales vs other sales. Website Shop It To Me has said that the savings on President’s Day on sale items can be better than those on the Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.  I don’t know about that (check Shop It To Me’s data for the […]

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NYFW: Milly by Michelle Smith Fall 2012 is Future Perfect

Pictured: Michelle Smith in Milly at the closing of her show.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images) Designer Michelle Smith showed off her Milly Fall 2012 collection at Lincoln Center, affirming for her that fall is not a somber season, but rather one that pops with vibrant colors. The collection was entitled “Future Perfect” and it […]

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NYFW: Norma Kamali Debuts her under $100.00 line: Kamali Kulture

Pictured: Two colored crew neck chemise dress from Kamali Kulture (image via Norma Kamali) Yesterday at New York Fashion Week, Norma Kamali debuted her Kamali Kulture line at the Chelsea Pier.  The line is designed for ladies like me who love fashion, but don’t want to overspend.  Every item in the Kamali Kulture line is […]

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NYFW: Oscar de la Renta Fall 2012 is all about Vintage Vogue

Pictured: A model walks the runway at the Fall Oscar de la Renta show (image M.Hall via livestream) If you love the styles from Mad Men, the confections that Jackie Kennedy wore when she was first lady, or Sharon Tate’s Valley of the Dolls look, then you will absolutely adore the Oscar de la Renta Fall […]

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NYFW: Pamella Roland Fall 2012 is Oscar Worthy

Pictured: The final walk at Pamella Roland, image via Michael Shane. Here in Los Angeles designer Pamella Roland’s exquisite gowns are red carpet favorites during awards season. Watching her show at New York Fashion Week today it was easy to see why.  There were gorgeous, shimmering evening gowns with full skirts and even small trains. […]

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NYFW: Kohl’s Announces Rock & Republic for Kohl’s Available Feb. 15th

Pictured: Kohl’s brings Rock & Republic to stores this month Part of this season’s New York Fashion Week was a press launch for Kohl’s version of upscale brand Rock & Republic last Friday. Rock & Republic has been previously sold at upscale retailers like Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom. Kohl’s is partnering with Rock & Republic to […]

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