Monthly Archives: December 2012

Save on Postage for Christmas 2012. Free Shipping Day is Dec. 17th

Procrastinators Rejoice! If you’re like me, you I don’t want to pay a fortune for shipping. Right now, I am behind on my shopping, which means I will have to buy late and ship from a retailer. I’m sure some of you have the same issue.  Fortunately, if you’re like me and have put off […]

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Topshop Releases Holiday Dress collection

The magic elves at Topshop have been working overtime for Christmas.  The design team has launched a good looking collection of holiday dresses perfect for Christmas or New Year’s Eve parties.  There’s literally something for every taste here from old time Hollywood style glam (the pink metallic dress), to metallic origami minis to classic modern […]

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No Doubt and Fred Perry Team for Fashion Collaboration

Rock Bands and Fashion have sometimes made successful fashion partners.  Consumers often aspire to look as cool and edgy as their favorite rock bands.  With that formula in mind, British fashion brand Fred Perry has announced that they will be partnering with Gwen Stefani’s fronted No Doubt  band for a fashion collaboration.  There’s no doubt […]

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Announcing the 2013 Color of the Year : Emerald Green

It was the color of the magical city of Oz and Elizabeth Taylor’s Bvlgari jewels from Richard Burton. Now Emerald Green has been declared the 2013 Color of the Year.  Who decided this you might ask?  The decision comes from Pantone LLC, an X-Rite company and the global authority on color and provider of professional color standards […]

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The Recessionista’s Holiday Gift Guide

It’s time for our annual holiday gift list.  Our staff  (me, myself and I) loves the holiday season!  We love to shop, and now we use our time to shop for others instead of just ourself.  It’s brilliant.  Throughout the year, The Recessionista has unique opportunities to shop and review products from leading retailers via products […]

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Enter our Acura ILX Giveaway to shop Zara, Microsoft & get a Spa Gift Bag

Recently I posted about how I had committed to drive the new Acura ILX car.  I’ve been driving the car now for almost one full week and I love it.  I’m driving the Hyrbrid version of the  car, which is eco friendly and saves gas.  Acura may have to chase me around the highways of […]

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Bring on the Holiday Reds! Great Wine Picks for Christmas Gifts or Entertaining

Here at The Recessionista we love our reds, red wine that is!  There’s nothing better than a great glass of wine for your holiday parties or for a special Christmas/Holiday dinner.  Some of these fabulous wines I are from Oregon and Washington State. The cooler climates there are perfect for growing full bodied and flavorful […]

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Target Neiman Marcus Collection: Consumers Aren’t Rushing to Buy

Target Neiman Marcus Holiday : A chilly consumer reception I stopped by my local Target store last night to pick up some things and I saw that the Target Neiman Marcus area was fully stocked.  I also saw customers at the customer service area of the store already doing returns.   I think consumers literally […]

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Maison Martin Margiela for H&M on Clearance

I stopped into my local H&M last night to do a return, and surprise, surprise, I saw Maison Martin Margiela for H&M returns. Not only returns, but returns on sale. I asked the H&M clerk about it and she said that the collection is now on sale. I liked this collection (see my review) when it […]

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Fashion Designer Norma Kamali Takes to SiriusRadio Dec. 5th

Hot the Press! Sirius XM Radio just  announced on of my favorites,  that fashion designer Norma Kamali will host “Norma Kamali Presents: Hey Baby,” a three-hour special broadcast event tomorrow, Dec. 5th.  The program is part of Ms. Kamali’s campaign to stop and bring awareness to the objectification that women face in their daily lives. […]

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