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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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Fall Fashion Trends We Love for 2014

The New York Fashion Week runways were alive with fashion for the next season, Spring/Summer 2015. But the season that is here and now is Fall/Winter 2014. What are you looking to wear now? That’s the question many of my readers are asking.  With the 2014 Polar Vortex on the way, you want to pick […]

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The Recessionista Reviews Alexander Wang for H&M: Dreadful

Tonight I attended the press preview in Los Angeles for the Alexander Wang x H&M Collection. The collection goes on sale tomorrow, Nov 6, 2014. In a word, this collection is a miss. It’s dreadful. Cheap fabrication, poor fit and dreary.  Most designers launch colorful holiday collections at this time of year.  Remember L’Wren Scott […]

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Shopping Alexander Wang for H&M? H&M has Rules

It’s not news, if you want to shop the Alexander Wang line for H&M on Nov. 6, then you’ll have to get up early and wait in line OR devote part of your morning to trying to access the H&M website to order.  H&M has now officially published their guidelines on how to shop the […]

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Kohl’s Yes To You Rewards Winner

A few weeks ago we had a giveaway of a Kohl’s Gift Card in the amount of $250.00. The giveaway was to promote of Kohl’s new rewards program.  Kohl’s Rewards offer shoppers points for every dollar they spend at Kohl’s.  And just like a Frequent Flyer program you can accumulate points which turn into rewards […]

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Burberry to Receive Rodeo Drive Walk of Style Award

The maker of the world’s best known trench coat, Burberry,  will be honored with the Rodeo Drive Walk of Style® Award on November 19, 2014 in Beverly Hills.   The award is the Los Angeles’ equivalent of an Oscar for fashion.  The Rodeo Drive Walk of Style celebrates style legends for contributions to the worlds […]

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