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H&M to Launch T-Shirts Designed by Coldplay & Ed Sheeran

H&M has teamed up with Global Citizen to launch an exclusive t-shirt designed by artists Coldplay and Ed Sheeran in support of the movement to end inequality, ensure environmental stability and to end extreme poverty by 2030.  The shirts will go on sale at H&M on September 3, 2015.  The shirts are priced at $9.95 […]

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Former Hermès designer Lemaire Coming to Uniqlo

This is the budget fashion collaboration we never dreamed could happen—former Hermès designer Christophe Lemaire is doing a  collaboration with cheap and cheerful retailer Uniqlo.  Right? Who would’ve thought  you would hear Hermès mentioned in the same sentence as Uniqlo. The full lookbook was released today, and frankly it screams luxury.  You’d never think it […]

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Barney’s Warehouse Clearance sale extra 75% off

Special fashion Alert– Barney’s Warehouse is having sale. That’s not big new, but they have announced a special flash sale, or in Barney’s terminology   THE WAREHOUSE STYLE SPRINT  from NOW until– 4PM EDT on August 12th.  If there’s something you like at Barney’s this is your chance to take an extra 75% off all clearance […]

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Melissa McCarthy Clothing Line on Sale at HSN

The eagerly awaited Melissa McCarthy fashion line is now on sale at HSN.   A few pieces from the collection are now on sale at the HSN website.  The entire collection is set to  debut as “Melissa McCarthy Seven7″ during a special live appearance on August 13th from 1-3pm and 9-11pm, during HSN’s popular fashion […]

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Saks Off Fifth Opens in Los Angeles at Beverly Connection

Saks Off Fifth is opening a retail store in Los Angeles tomorrow, Thursday August 6th at the Beverly Connection on La Cienega. I had the opportunity to tour the store today, before the opening.   For women, the top attractions in the store are all the designer handbags (including vintage ones) and the thousands of […]

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Jean Deal: Target Offers $10.00 off Denim in-store and online

If you’re like most of the world you live in your jeans.   I’ve even seen studies where women say a good deal on denim is better than sex!   That’s why I know some of you will be interested in the deal Target is running right now on Target Denim.   For a limited […]

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Nordstrom Expands Partnership with MADEWELL to more stores

Today Nordstrom has announced plans to expand their partnership with apparel brand MADEWELL.  That means you can now find MADEWELL at an additional 15 Nordstrom stores across the US . By late July, the retailer will carry the MADEWELL collection in a total of 30 locations and on Nordstrom.com.  Right now, Nordstrom is the only U.S. […]

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Kohl’s Thakoon Lookbook: London Inspired Fashions for Fall

Kohl’s has released the lookbook for their Thakoon London inspired DesignNation collection due in stores for Fall 2015.   My first impressions of this collection are that it’s nothing special. Quite honestly, I don’t see many of the unique prints Thakoon is known for in this Kohl’s collab.  If you like the gorgeous brightly colored […]

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Further Reductions on REISS Sale for Women & Men

The REISS summer clearance sale just got a lot sweeter. Today is the last day of the sale and items have been reduced by an extra 10% for both men and women.  REISS has been on The Recessionista‘s pick list for fashion ever since Kate Middleton, now the Duchess of Cambridge wore the REISS Shola […]

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ISSA Restocks Kate Middleton’s Blue Engagement Dress

Ever wonder if it’s worth paying over $600.00 for a dress? While ISSA proves that it is–their Phyllis dress is a sell-out all over again. Last week,  ISSA  restocked their famous Phyllis dress popularized by Kate Middleton when she announced her engagement to Prince William.  The style of this dress  is truly a classic with is […]

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