Monthly Archives: July 2012

Sponsored Post: The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is On!

Some shoppers think this is the best sale of the season, and depending on your budget, it could be. The NORDSTROM Anniversary Sale is  now open to all shoppers online and in-store.  Last week, the Nordstrom website crashed during the advance sale event. The Nordie’s Anniversary sale only happens once a year. Shoppers can save […]

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Target and Neiman Marcus Declare their Partnership as Amazing, But What Is IT? Dunno

Pictured: Target & Neiman Marcus Designers Last week I reported that unlikely retail bedfellows Neiman Marcus and Target are joining forces for a special holiday collection to be sold in both stores.  This week, the two stores have released a video that claims to offer a preview of the collection.  I have watched it, and […]

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Fabulous Savings at Shopping Site Bluefly

Coupon site Fabulous Savings recently sent me a 24% off coupon to share with my readers. OK, I don’t know why it’s not an even 25% off, but  24%of  is still a decent amount of savings. Armed with the coupon, I went over to to check it out. I have to say, it was […]

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eBay and Brad Goreski Join Forces to Inspire Selling on eBay

If you’ve logged onto eBay recently you may have seen the face of Rachel Zoe’s former side kick, Brad Goreski splashed on the home page advertising the new “Chic Squad.” So what’s all the buzz about?  As I’ve often said, clearing out your closet and selling a few items on eBay is a great way […]

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Ralph Lauren Vows to Make Olympic Uniforms in US in 2014: Too Little, Too Late

U.S. Olympic athletes model the official Team USA opening ceremony parade uniform. (photo via Ralph Lauren ) Earlier this week, the press, bloggers and Twitterverse raised their voices to decry the Made in China US Olympic team uniforms.  Many were outraged and deeply offended that a fashion brand so uniquely American in style and outlook would […]

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The Advance Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Brings Down the Website

Even in a down economy, the words sale still have a strong appeal.   So it went yesterday when Nordstrom gave their charge card holders early access to their Anniversary sale (which isn’t open to the public until July 20th.)  Just how strong was demand for the sale? Well, the early bird shoppers overloaded the […]

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Ralph Lauren Team USA Olympic Collection Made in China Not USA

In case you hadn’t heard, Ralph Lauren is the designer of the US Olympic teams uniforms for the  upcoming games in London.  Yes, the American designer, who many feel embodies Americana, was selected for this assignment and has come up with a red, white and blue collection to be worn by the athletes, but to be sold […]

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WTF: Target to Partner with Neiman Marcus on a Holiday Collection

  Here’s a new economic indicator that to me show the US economy is far from healthy.  Luxury retailer Neiman Marcus (affectionately called Needless Mark-up by some) and Target (called by some the rich man’s Walmart) are joining forces.  YES, it’s absolutely shocking but true.  Here’s the scoop.  The two retailers will bring together 24 of […]

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Kohl’s Back to School 2012 Deals and a $100.00 Gift Card Giveaway

Pictured: Effortless & Affordable Chic from Rock and Republic for Kohl’s via the collarless top $44.00 US If you’re getting ready to head back to school, it may be about that time to look around stock up on essentials from clothing and electronics to college dorm room decorations, or even furnishings or decor your first […]

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Beauty Products Tied to Film: Great Gatsby Make-up and True Blood Perfume

Pictured: A still from the upcoming film version of The Great Gatsby. The merchandising already rolling for Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming film of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby is pretty amazing.  The fall runways were alive with reincarnations of the flapper look, and now it seems the beauty industry is ready to follow suit.  UK […]

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