Author Archives: Mary Hall

Since 2008, Mary Hall has been the author of The Recessionista Blog, which is read by thousands of regular readers in over 160 countries. An internationally recognized expert on the art of the living the good life for less, she has been a commentator on local, national, and international radio and TV shows. Her advice has been featured in over 2,000 media outlets, including The New York Times, Reuters, Life & Style magazine, ABC News, NBC News and now The Huffington Post, among many others.

Shopbop Spring Friends & Family Sale 2015

Looking for ways to look  fabulous and save money? Then the Shopbop and East Dane Spring Sale is for you.  The Shopbop sale begin April 7th 7AM EST (New York Time)  and  ends April 10th 4AM EST (New York Time),  The East Dane sale ends on April 12th 4AM EST.  To get the deals, use code […]

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Lane Bryant Takes Aim at Victoria’s Secret Campaign

Specialty size retailer Lane Bryant has launched a masterful marketing campaign aimed squarely at images of airbrushed and super skinny models. The campaign, launched with social media hashtag #ImNoAngel, shows ordinary women posing before the camera and celebrating their curvy shapes.  The models are posing in Lane Bryant’s lingerie line Cacique in a pose similar to […]

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Milly for Kohl’s features two Mommy-and-Me Looks

If you’re already thinking for Mother’s Day fashion, then you should know that the Milly for Kohl’s collection will feature  matching mother and girl style dresses in bright floral prints. Two of the pieces are little girl’s dresses in the same style as two of the misses styles for a mommy-and-me look.   The dresses […]

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New York: Lilly for Target on Sale Early on April 16

Our friends at Racked NY are reporting that New Yorkers will have the first chance to shop to long awaited Lilly for Target collection via a special “pop-up shop” coming to New York City on Thursday, April 16th.  According to Racked via Target, ” From 8am to 6pm, the entire collection will be available for purchase, […]

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Los Angeles: ModCloth Offers Fit Events for Festival Fashion

ModCloth, an online fashion shopping destination website is coming to Los Angeles next week for a series of workshops to help fashionista pick out the perfect items from their website, based on fit. Experts from ModCloth will be on hand for measure shoppers to ensure that items on their wish list will offer a flattering […]

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Spa Week Spring 2015 Offers $50.00 Spa Treatments

Who doesn’t want to visit a luxury spa for just $50.00 and get a pampering facial or massage? Well for a limited time you can during Spa Week. Select spas are making $50.00 treatments available to customers.  The dates for Spa Week  for  Spring 2015 are  April 13-19.  Take the time to treat yourself after […]

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Milly for Kohl’s Lookbook: Head to Capri for Spring 2015

The wait for a glimpse of the long awaited MILLY for Kohl’s Spring Collection is finally over.  The full lookbook from Kohl’s and designer Michelle Smith is now available.   MILLY for Kohl’s is inspired by the designer’s trip to Capri. What can you expect? Plenty of the vintage inspired floral prints that are the […]

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Spring Fashion: Lilly Pulitzer for Target Lookbook

Spring has officially arrived and so have the Lilly Pulitzer for Target Lookbook.  Get ready for traditional Lilly Pulitzer items like sundresses plus more trendy items like jumpsuits , rompers and housewares.  There’s something for just about everyone in this Target collection which will feature apparel for Women (regular and plus size), kids fashions and […]

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Tips from Good Wife Costume Designer Daniel Lawson

The Costume Designer from TV’s The Good Wife, Daniel Lawson, took to Twitter to give social media followers fashion advice and a look at Spring Trends from his Good Wife inspired fashion line 35DL.   The Twitter chat was moderated by Dryel, an at home product that you can use to clean clothes that you […]

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H&M Releases Coachella 2015 Fashion Collection

This week H&M has released a new fashion collaboration called H&M Loves Coachella  in connection with the popular Coachella Music Festival.   The collection offers floral tops, kimonos, shorts, floppy hats, floral headbands and round sunglasses.   There’s also a lot of fringe in evidence on tops and sleeves.  Fringe on skirts and tops was one […]

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