Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sponsored Post: eBay Delivers Hard to Find Designer Deals and Service

Pictured: Versace for H&M Cruise Collection Top, purchased via eBay (image provided by H&M with permission) eBay recently reached out to me with a challenge via the GlamNetwork. Could I put together a hot/haute summer outfit with $150.00 US to purchase items from eBay? Child’s play for The Recessionista! I’m a regular eBay user, and […]

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NYFW: Sale of CHANEL Fashions Planned at the Empire Hotel

Here’s some amazing news about the upcoming New York Fashion Week, and it’s not about the Spring 2012 collections.  I just learned that an organization called eDrop-Off is going to be selling over 200 pieces of Chanel at the Empire Hotel during NYFW.  As some of you know, my fashion weakness when it comes to […]

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American Express Brings NYFW to Cardholders with a Rachel Zoe Fashion Show

 This just in! American Express is bringing back their series of ticketed fashion week shows for card members at the upcoming New York Fashion Week. These shows allow those interested in the mystique of New York Fashion Week to attend shows without being media, celebrities or fashion industry insiders. Card members can buy tickets to […]

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Los Angeles: FIDM Students to Exhibit Fashions at Beverly Center

Pictured: An exhibit of FIDM Debut Gowns will be exhibited at Beverly Center soon One of the best shows I saw at LA Fashion week this Spring was the FIDM Debut show. This is a full on runway show extravaganza that shows off the design talents of the students at the Fashion Institute of Design […]

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Nordstrom Rack Clearance Sale on Until Sept. 3

It is on! Nordstrom Rack is having a clearance sale in advance of the Labor Day weekend and Fashion’s Night Out.  Is this a good sale. Hell to the yes! The Rack has an amazing selection of designers including Vince, Trina Turk, Rebecca Taylor, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs and more.  If you like designer handbags […]

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Nordstrom Selects Handicapable Model for a Campaign

Pictured : Angela Rockwood has been selected as a model for Nordstrom (photo: Diane Bondareff for Sundance.) Angela Rockwood, the quadriplegic host of the Sundance Channel’s “Push Girls“, has been selected as a model for an upcoming Nordstrom’s fashion campaign.  I’m so excited to blog about this story, because this is a big step forward […]

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NYFW: Calypso St. Barth Riding on the Marrakech Express for 2013

Pictured: Calypso St. Barth Spring 2013 Preview  The design house of Calyspo St. Barth is getting ready to take the train to New York Fashion week, heading south to Marrakesh.  All on board the train for cool, comfortable fashion for Spring 2013.  Here’s what Creative Director Elisa Miller has to say about the design inspiration for […]

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NYFW: Tracy Reese Spring 2013 Inspiration & Sketch

Pictured: Tracy Reese Spring 2013 Inspiration It’s always a pleasure when we hear from Tracy Reese’s office about her plans and inspirations for New York Fashion Week (NYFW). There’s a reason Michelle Obama wears Tracy Reese’s colorful and affordable designs, they are simply gorgeous! This morning we received a sketch/sneak peak from the designer about […]

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Recession Wars: Target Edges Ahead of Walmart in Pricing Battles

According to uber reliable source Bloomberg, Target is starting to edge ahead of big box competitor Walmart.   I think it’s because they put in those groceries stores within their stores.  After all,  people have to eat.   Research from Bloomberg Industries reports that this month, Target  had lower prices than Wal-Mart for the first time since […]

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Après American Idol: Jennifer Lopez Curates Internet T-Shirts Collections

She may be leaving American Idol, but Jennifer Lopez clearly has other things she is working on. One of them is a newly announced T-shirt site called Teeology. So what’s this all about?  It sounds like crowd sourcing plus affordable fashion. The value proposition is that the site will gives its members the ultimate power […]

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