Monthly Archives: October 2012

Social Media Outrage: American Apparel’s Sandy Sale Should Turn into Clothing Donations to the Needy

In case you hadn’t heard, the east coast of the United States is in a state of turmoil.  Many of my friends have lost power in New York and New Jersey, and now my friends in Ohio are facing a major snow storm. I haven’t heard one of them say they were interested in doing […]

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Help the Red Cross Help Hurricane Sandy Victims

With the major storm know as Hurricane Sandy now battering the east coast of the United States, it seems trite to talk about sales or fashion.  I can’t bear to post some of the Hurricane Sandy sale fliers coming my way.  What I want to post about, and remind everyone about, is that the American […]

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Lulu Guinness & Jenny Packham in at JC Penney

Pictured: The LULU for JCP London Calling bag. London is calling at JC Penney and it’s looking good.  The new accessories collections from Lulu Guinness and Jenny Packham are online now and in-stores.   I just ordered the LULU London Calling bag for $40.00 US.  That’s a great price for an original Lulu Guinness bag. […]

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Banana Republic Anna Karenina Lookbook & Coupons for Nov. 1 Shopping

Pictured: Sheath Dresses from the BR collection Banana Republic has now released the full lookbook for the upcoming Anna Karenina holiday collection. The collection is inspired by the new film version starring Kiera Knightley which is now set to launch on Nov. 16th in the United States. The lookbook from this collection, designed by the film’s […]

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Sneak Preview of Narcisco Rodriguez for Kohl’s & a Giveaway

Pictured: Some pieces from the new Narcisco Rodriguez for Kohl’s collection Yesterday I got the most pleasant surprise after a very long tough day: Kohl’s sent me samples from the Narcisco Rodriguez DesignNation collection. Whoop! My day turned around. Readers, this collection gets a big rave from me. It’s really fabulous. I received the coat […]

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Topshop Announces Twitter #TrickorTweet Contest: Fashions and Prizes for Halloween

Topshop isn’t exactly the place I go to to get scary, but they do have a lot of trendy and fun looks that could be converted into Halloween costumes, especially if you want to go for a supermodel or Hollywood look.  That’s why our chums at Topshop have come up with the idea for a Twitter […]

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Barneys Tampers with Minnie Mouse for Window Display

Pictured: Minnie Mouse before (left) and after (right) from Barneys Holiday Campaign. How many of you have heard about Barneys department store in New York messing with Minnie Mouse’s beloved shape?  The mouse has been a style icon since the Great Depression in her colorful polka dots, paired with over sized gloves and big yellow […]

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Still Time to Enter the Serve from American Express giveaway

Pictured: Enter our Giveaway with Serve, you could win more than a penny for your thoughts Recently I announced a giveaway that I’ve been working on with Serve from American Express.  In the “10,000 Pennies for Your Thoughts” giveaway, 10 of my readers will have the chance to win $100.00 from Serve. Serve is a prepaid account […]

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Haute News: Target Announces Prabal Gurung for Target Collection

Pictured: A Prabal Gurung Print Panel dress from Saks , retail price  $2395.00  Here’s a surprise.  The next Target designer will be….wait for it..Prabal Gurung.  This seems like a continuation of the design partnerships from the newly previewed Target/Neiman Marcus Collaboration.  My spies tell me that we can expect women’s ready-to-wear and accessories, including handbags, shoes […]

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ASOS Holiday Looks: Full of Sparkle and Chic Cheer

Pictured: Some of my Fall Favorites from ASOS (photo: M. Hall) Recently I attended a showing of ASOS Fall fashion in Los Angeles.  This is a treat for someone in the US, as we don’t have any ASOS stores here. You have to find an ASOS pop-up store or travel abroad to see ASOS in […]

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