Monthly Archives: March 2012

Shahs of Sunset Smackdown: H&M launches an Exclusive Glamour Collection

Pictured: New H&M Glamour Gowns (images via H&M) Eat it Shahs of Sunset, I love me my H&M.  Don’t you ever look down at my fashion provider you classless bunch of reality TV fashion despots.   How many of you saw the new Bravo reality show the Shahs of Sunset, and the conversation where one of […]

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The Recessionista Reviews VERY.com: Hundreds of Choices and Some Great Finds

As a self-confessed Anglophile, with grandparents hailing from the UK, I’m a lover of most things British.  A good cuppa tea, scones, dinner at Maggie Jones in London and of course British fashion.  I use to go across the pond every year for museum trips (my beloved V&A) and shopping.  Since the dawn of the […]

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Once Again: eBay’s You Can’t Fake Fashion Totes Sell like HotCakes

Pictured: You Cant’ Fake Fashion Totes still left, for $45.00 Once again the eBay Fashion Vault has partnered with the CFDA and haute hot designers  Diane von Furstenberg, David Meister and BCBG to make a collection of uniquely styled canvas bags to fight counterfeiting.  Truly a worthy goal. I mean I wouldn’t want all those […]

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Today on RueLaLa: Exclusive RALPH LAUREN Boutique

I’m starting my day with a big cuppa coffee and a check on the Ralph Lauren boutique at RueLaLa.   The discount shopping club is offering the designer’s clothes, accessories and shoes for discounted prices today.  I expect the deals to go quick. Sale starts at 11:00 am ET/8:00 am PT. If you’re not already […]

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Sponsored Post: Marni on Sale at the OutNet

In case you missed the Marni at H&M Sale (which lasted about 15min), you have a better, although more expensive chance to get your Marni today from the OutNet.com. The sale features Marni’s trademark retro-print dresses, super-cute skirts, platform heels, statement accessories and more all at up to 70% off of our retail prices!  Click […]

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The Recessionista Reviews the HSN Dress Shop

In case you hadn’t heard, the Home Shopping Network (HSN) has opened a new section of their site called The Dress Shop.  This is an ingenious marketing strategy for the Internet since the word dress or dresses harvests millions of searches and may bring searchers right to HSN.  The dress shop features a good selection […]

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So Cal Steal: DermStore Opens in Hermosa Beach with special savings for The Recessionista’s readers!

Pictured: The new DermStore locations is a perfect Oasis of calm & spa escape Today DermStore is opening of its first ever flagship store in Los Angeles, in Hermosa Beach. In addition to carrying the best of beauty brands, the DermStore flagship store is a sanctuary for west coast beauty lovers. The new store and salon is […]

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Social Media Savings: American Express Offers Twitter Users Savings for Tweeting Deals

If you’re on Twitter, you may have noticed that American Express @AmericanExpress has started a new promotion to allow users to save by syncing their American Express card number/account with their Twitter ID.  How does this work? Well, I signed up this morning to find out. Basically, you’ll get savings when you Tweet with the […]

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Save the Date: Spa Week Spring 2012 is coming with $50.00 Spa Treatments

Save the date and mark your appointments in advance because Spa Week is coming in just a few short weeks.  Spa Week is a April 16-22nd this spring. Many spas (some of them luxury spas) are making $50.00 treatments available to customers. For some spas, the savings are substantial on  a facial, massage or other […]

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Sponsored Post: P&G Beauty Giveaway, including Oil of Olay

 Happy weekend readers! I want to kick off the weekend in the blogosphere with a treat.  I am giving away some award-winning P&G beauty products.  I was contacted a while ago about partnering with The Motherhood about working with them about doing a social media campaign for Procter & Gamble (P&G) beauty products. It was […]

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