Monthly Archives: October 2012

Maison Martin Margiela For H&M Lookbook: Think Unstructured and Oversized

Pictured: An advert from H&M’s upcoming Maison Martin Margiela collection H&M has released their lookbook for their upcoming Maison Martin Margiela For H and M designer collection.   The entire collection reminds me of Isadora Duncan’s dedication to unstructured Grecian garments, which the dancer always wore for freedom of movement.  This collection is unstructured and over sized. […]

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Sponsored Post: The Recessionista Partners with Serve for a Fab Fall Fashion Giveaway. Enter for a Chance to Win $100!

Pictured: Tell me your favorite Fall fashion pick or trend on Facebook to be entered for a chance to win  $100.00 from Serve Back in September, I let all my readers know that I was evaluating the new Serve service and card  from American Express.   I don’t know how many of you have heard about […]

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The Recessionista Interviews E!’s Giuliana Rancic on Fashion, Style and Joan Rivers

Pictured: The Stylish Giuliana Rancic at the Emmy’s this year. Giuliana Rancic, E! and realty TV personality is hosting a unique fashion show tonight at the Ontario Mills’ Mall. The event is the Celebrating Women Runway Event on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.  It’s a fashion show fit for savvy shoppers featuring discounted fashions from […]

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Fashions from the Neiman Marcus/ Target Collaboration: Prabal Gurung, Lela Rose, Robert Rodriguez and Oscar de la Renta

Pictured: Prabal Gurung cape from the Target/Neiman Marcus Holiday collection The Look Book for the entire Neiman Marcus/Target collection has been released via ABC News and the fashion pieces really good looking, especially the pieces from designers Prabal Gurung and Robert Rodriquez.  This collection take Target to a whole new sphere of luxury and Neiman […]

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Target/Neiman Marcus Holiday Collab Revealed to ABC News

Pictured: A Tracy Reese for Target & Neiman Marcus top for  $79.99 Back in July Target and Neiman Marcus announced their unlikely collaboration for a holiday collection featuring some of Neiman’s top fashion brands/designers.  Today, the first pictures of the collection were released to ABC News and their blog.  From the preview pictures, some of […]

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Stacy London Spots the Trends for Fall Fashion for Westfield Style

Pictured: Stacy’s Top 10 Style Picks for Fall from Westfield Magazine.  Stacy London, super stylist and TV show host of TV’s ‘What Not To Wear” maybe coming to a mall near you.  One of America’s favorite fashion personalities is on tour for Westfield Malls telling consumers about her favorite Fall pieces and smart shopping choices. […]

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Sponsored Post: Neiman Marcus Last Call on Sale Today at eBay

With Fall in the air, the leaves turning and temperatures dropping dramatically around the country, it maybe a good time to check out scarves, gloves and faux fur for the upcoming cold rush.  This week eBay is offering  deals on all the designer goodies sold at  Neiman Marcus Last Call stores today.   I’ve been spending some time […]

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The New Anna Karenina Film & Banana Republic Holiday Collection

Pictured: Keira Knightley in costume as Anna Karenina Last week I got to see a special sneak preview of the new film version of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina starring Keira Knightly and directed by Joe Wright with a screenplay by Tom Stoppard.  This new version is a lush and unique adaptation of Anna’s tragedy staged on […]

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The Second Installment of the Shops at Target Hits the Clearance Racks

The second iteration of the Shops at Target isn’t exactly selling like hotcakes.  In fact a check of the Target website shows that the collections are on sale for 30% off. The second installment of the Shops at Target featuring New York’s Kirna Zabete and Odin, San Francisco’s The Curiosity Shoppe and Boston’s PATCH NYC  seems […]

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Preserving Your Most Fashionable Garments: Removing Stains

The Recessionista’ has received a few questions lately about how to remove stains from your clothes.  We’ve all been the victim of spills, perspiration stains, or even worse inadvertently sitting on something gross.  There’s nothing worse than a spill when you’re wearing a favorite outfit.  I don’t have any magic secrets.  One thing I rely on […]

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