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Celeb Budget Style: Rebel Wilson in ASOS on the Red Carpet

Funny Lady Rebel Wilson showed chic and cheap style flair last week on the red carpet. Ms. Wilson stepped out in a budget priced ASOS dress at the UK premiere of her new movie Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb.   The dress is a chicly styled camisole top with a sparkling skirt.  The […]

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Preview of Lela Rose for Lane Bryant: Beautiful Dresses

Lane Bryant has released the lookbook from their upcoming Lela Rose for Lane Bryant collection and the dresses are gorgeous. There are plenty of Lela Rose’s definitive prints and feminine touches in this plus-sized (I hate that term, don’t you?) collection.  Based on the images I’ve seen, this is collection is a going to be […]

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New Markdowns at NET-A-PORTER: Up to 70% off

Today designer NET-A-PORTER website has announced further reductions on their clearance sale. Markdowns are now up to 70% off and new items have been added to the sale.  Warning, things are still pricey, but there are some top designers on offer and perhaps the chance to find a great Christmas gift.   Here’s to hoping the […]

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Princess Kate’s Pink Coat: Splurge or Save?

Like Princess Diana before here, Kate Middleton now the Duchess of Cambridge is the perfect ambassador for British fashion. Last week in New York, she looked comfortable and chic in Mulberry’s Double Breasted Coat of Cerise Wool Silk Double Crepe which retails for  £1,500 or over $3,000 US.  Since Princess Katherine was photographed in the stunning hot […]

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Shop Small & Save $30.00 with American Express

Every year we like to support Small Businesses on Small Business Saturday.   Shopping small helps retailers that may not have to marketing budgets big stores have, but have quality goods, to compete with the Black Friday deals..  Even better, if you’re an American Express Cardholder, you can save today.  You can save up to […]

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Stores with the Best Black Friday Deals for 2014

  It’s a great question to ask this time of year, “What Retailers offer the best Black Friday deals?”  That is what every shopper wants to know.  Our in-box at The Recessionista is flooded this week with people searching for the best deals. Fortunately, the folks at Wallet Hub have been doing some heavy duty […]

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Burberry’s Christopher Bailey accepts Rodeo Walk of Style Award

The charming CMO of Burberry, Christopher Bailey was on hand tonight in Beverly Hills to accept the Rodeo Walk of Style. As a part of the induction ceremony on Rodeo Drive, Burberry was honored with a permanent bronze plaque in the sidewalk of the world-renowned street featuring the Burberry core values, ‘Protect. Explore. Inspire’, as […]

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Design Your Shoes at Nordstrom with Shoes of Prey

Nordstrom is known for their wide array of shoes and superb customer service. Now the brand is delivering even a higher degree of custom service by allowing  customers to design their own shoes via a partnership with the  Shoes of Prey Design Studio. Shoes of Prey  enables shoppers to design their own shoes  The company has […]

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The Recessionista Reviews TOMs for Target

The TOMS for Target collection  (on sale Nov. 16, 2014) was previewed tonight in Los Angeles for media and bloggers. This is a cheap and cheerful holiday collection that I think Target customers will like.  It’s unpretentious casual wear that is reasonably priced.  Is it Target’ s best collaboration even? No. But it’s  easy to […]

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Best Veterans Day Sales for 2014

Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2014 is Veterans Day in the United States.  This is a day of remembrance for those who have served in the US Military.   Some of us will have the day off, and some of us will have to work and then try to go shopping at the Veterans Day Sales to […]

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