Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Recessionista Reviews Nicole Richie for Macy’s Impulse

Pictured: The in-store display for Nicole Richie’s Macy’s collection at my local store. The Nicole Richie for Macy’s Impulse collection has be one of the most eagerly awaited fashion collections launched by a celebrity this year.  I myself was very excited to see the collection sketches (sans peacock prints) and the vintage inspiration. Yesterday, I stopped […]

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Kohl’s Grand Opening Sale

Every time Kohl’s opens one new store, they have a grand opening sale that is extended to all their stores.  This weekend is one of these sales.  There are even doorbusters  ala Black Friday.  To sweeten the savings, Kohl’s cash will be offered to shoppers who spend over $10.00.  That’s a good incentive right there.  Lauren […]

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Unlikely Collaborators? Nicole Richie and Gywneth Paltrow Partner to Launch a Handbag Collection

Pictured: The Addison bag on sale at GOOP for mere $225.00 The recession continues to bring together unlikely fashion collaborators and multiple celebrities becoming designers. Both Nicole Richie and Gywneth Paltrow  are celebrities who have parlayed their red carpet style into the business of fashion.   Gywneth Paltrow has her GOOP website, offering fashion information and ecommerce […]

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Los Angeles: The Fred Segal Sale is About to Begin!

Alert the media! The annual the Fred Segal 50% off sale is about to begin tomorrow, Sept 28th.  As a frugal fashionista, Fred Segal sales and special events are about the only time of the year I step foot into the eclectic Fred Segal store.  The store is not so much a store as a […]

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London Fashion Week: Burberry Shows Corsets and Capes in an incredible Fashion Show

Pictured: The Burberry Spring 2013 collection mixes traditional Burberry styles with  rock star flash (images courtesy of Burberry.)  A women steps onto the runway in a white cap. The music begins. Soon, the covering falls away from the glass panes above the show space. The light streams in from London’s Kensington Gardens illuminating the runway […]

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ALDO Shoes Launches Social Media Contest for a Dream Vacation

Here at The Recessionista’s we live in the land of the free and the home of the shopping brave.  We’re constantly mesmerized by the lure of the free, especially fashionable items.  So naturally, our people (me, myself & I) are drawn like a month to the flame by ALDO’s new Instagram contest.  ALDO shoes is […]

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Emmy Style at TJ Maxx & Marshalls: The Recessionista Interviews Celeb Stylist Jen Rade

Pictured: The self-proclaimed wicked witch of wardrobe,  stylist Jen Rade Millions of women around the world watched the Emmy awards on TV Sunday, preceded by the Red Carpet and celebrity fashion parade.  Most of us watch and look at the gowns as our fantasy of what we would wear or buy if we could afford […]

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Emmys Style: Emily VanCamp’s Bow Bracelet

Pictured: Emily VanCamp’s gorgeous J. Mendel Dress and bow bracelet at the Emmys last night One of my favorite looks last night at the Emmys in Los Angeles last night was Revenge star Emily VanCamp in her gorgeous silver J. Mendel Chiffon dress and simple bow bracelet.  I was captivated by that bracelet. I have […]

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Emmy Style: Ideeli’s Red Carpet Sale, Gowns for Less

How great was the fashion show at last night’s Emmy awards? It was one of the best red carpet style events that I’ve ever seen. We all love the fantasy of celebrity fashion.  I saw so many of you on Twitter last night sharing your favorites.  I love how social media allows us to share […]

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DKNY Fall Fashion: Is Oxblood the New Black?

Pictured: Hilary Rhoda wears DKNY Fall 2012 (photo: courtesy of DKNY) It’s always exciting to see looks from the runway at New York Fashion week from earlier this year come to life off the runway, and in season.  Model Hilary Rhoda turned up this week in a dress from the DKNY Fall 2012 collection at […]

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