Monthly Archives: March 2012

Living Social Deal on French Connection: Pay $75 for $125 to spend on Fashion

If you like French Connection, and many of my readers do, there’s coupon site Living Social has a great deal for you. If you buy a Living Social Coupon for $75US  for  you get $125US  to spend at French  Over time, French Connection has become increasingly popular in both fashion and trend spotting.  Both […]

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Norma Kamali Launches Her Signature Look: KamaliKulture Sunglasses

Norma Kamali has just announced the launch of her distinctive sunglasses as part of her KamaliKulture collection.  I’ve always adored Ms. Kamali as a designer.  When I was in college I saved for months to buy one of her dresses, and it was not under $100.00!  But that was before the age of KamaliKulture. Pictured: […]

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Daily Deal: RueLaLa Sample Sale

Online shopping club Ruelala is having a special insider sale today for members only.  I like to think of these after sales as shopping for the gifts you didn’t get   The sale is open to members only and features killer shoes,  clothing, mens and womens. If you are not a RueLaLa member, use my invite here to […]

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Shoe Designer Brian Atwood Launches an Exclusive Collection of Handbags on Gilt Groupe

Gilt Groupe has launched a unique collection on handbags on their site designer by well known shoe designer Brian Atwood.  There are many clutches and evening bags here, in exotic materials. If you haven’t heard of Brian Atwood he is well known in Hollywood as a purveyor of red carpet-worthy shoes. The bags are crafted […]

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Los Angeles Fashion Week: Sue Wong Updates the Flapper for Fall 2012

Pictured: Designer Sue Wong flanked by actress Brook Burns and her models (picture: M. Hall)  Los Angeles Designer Sue Wong clearly loves vintage fashion.  She has honored Hollywood costume design and bygone elegance with each of her LA Fashion Week collections. Her Fall 2012 collection, entitled Autumn Sonata, offers Ms. Wong’s trademark beaded cocktail dresses, […]

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Kate Winslet Makes Hats Even More Fashionable: Helping Children with Autism

Academy Award winning actress Kate Winslet is making wearing hats more fashionable than ever.  The actress convinced her superstar friends to wear a “golden hat” (think Fedora) and then be photographed wearing the hats in a new book whose profits will benefit children with Autism.  Among the celebs posing avec the golden chapeau are Meryl […]

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Brit Super Model Agyness Deyn in Rebecca Minkoff Spring/Summer ’12 Collection

Pictured: Model Agyness Deyn in one of my favorite pieces, a floral print top. Designer Rebecca Minkoff  has hired super model Agyness Deyn to show off the designer’s Spring/Summer ’12 Collection via a short video.  Agyness’ natural beauty and flower-child type attitude of innocence works well in this just one minute short which show her […]

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QVC wants to know: Are you ready to go back to Titanic?

Pictured: Titanic salvage items included jewelry and perfume, now reproduced by QVC. It’s been almost 100 years since the Titanic sunk in the north Atlantic, inspiring novels, big box office movies and of course replicas of items found on board for the legions of collectors.  When the ship was actually salvaged from the ocean floor, […]

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Sponsored Post: March 26th: Dolce & Gabbana on Sale at eBay Fashion Vault

This is a little public service announcement in the name of fashion.  Dolce & Gabbana will be on sale Monday, March 26th in the eBay Fashion Vault.  My spies tell me that the sale will feature D&G dresses for 80% off of retail prices.  The sale runs from Mon 03/26, 8am PT — Mon 04/02, […]

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Affordable at Home Beauty Care: Arcona Spa Raspberry Resurfacing Peel

Before undergoing foot surgery in January, I stocked up on a few beauty products.  I thought having some good beauty products on hand might help me get some much needed  pampering. I knew I wouldn’t be walking anywhere for awhile, let alone a spa. I purchased Arcona Spa Raspberry Resurfacing Peel  as part of Arcona’s […]

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