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ELLE Women in Music: Fashion, Rock & Auctions

This week I was honored to attend the ELLE Magazine Women in Music Event presented by sponsor eBay  in Hollywood. It was such a special event featuring performances by Alanis Morissette, Banks and Tinashe.  Besides the unforgettable music, the event was a virtual who’s who of female celebs from both acting and music. In the […]

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Demi Moore in H&M Conscious Collection LBD

Demi Moore was sighted this week in Los Angeles looking fabulous in a chic H&M little black dress (LBD) that is also eco-friendly. Demi’s $129.00 LBD is from the H&M Conscious Collection. The dress is made of glossy satin with sections in airy crêpe chiffon. The crêpe chiffon is made from recycled polyester. The dress […]

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Red Carter Swimwear for Summer 2015

Renowned swim designer Red Carter is launching a colorful  Summer 2015 collection.  We love the colors, playful original prints, flattering silhouettes in this collection.  The collection offers cropped rash guards, long line bikinis, cut out one-piece bustiers, plunging neckline one-pieces and strappy bikinis adorned with exotic butterfly and neon floral prints, to sport-inspired color block […]

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Balmain is H&M’s next designer collaboration

It’s official: Balmain is H&M’s next designer fashion collaboration coming to stores and HM.com in November.  The news was leaked with a sneak preview of two of the looks shown  at the Billboard Music Awards on models Kendall Jenner and Jourdan Dunn. the creative director of the Parisian house of Balmain, Olivier Rousteing, took to the […]

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Topshop Puts Met Gala Dresses on Sale

Last night at the Met Gala ball in New York Topshop made bespoke gowns for Emily Ratajowski, Bella Hadid, Hailey Baldwin and Josephine de la Baume. Today, retail versions of those gowns went on sale at Topshop.com.  Frankly, I was impressed by the gowns Topshop produced.  They were tasteful and appropriate for the night’s theme […]

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Lilly Pulitzer Returns Trickle Into Target Stores

Several of you have written in to ask about Lilly Pulitzer for Target in-store.   Yes, readers, the returns are slowly trickling in.  Target Addict has seen them and so have I.  I stopped by two Targets today  looking for Lilly Pulitzer returns and both stores had a bit of Lilly on the racks. I […]

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JCPenney Launches Eva Longoria Home Bedding Collection

View image | gettyimages.com Moroccan inspired bedding from  a famous TV star?  For sale at a big box store at reasonable prices?   That’s something you may not have expected from affordable retailer JCPenney.  But that’s what  JCPenney debuted last week in Los Angeles at a special press event with its newest brand partner, actress […]

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Kohl’s Announces Thakoon London Inspired Fashion Collection

Milly for Kohl’s just arrived in stores and Kohl’s has already announced another new fashion collaboration. Designer Thakoon Panichgul will be the  seventh designer to do a Kohl’s DesigNation limited-edition collection.  Thakoon’s collection will be inspried by the city of London and will be available exclusively at Kohl’s and Kohls.com beginning fall 2015. Thakoon’s love […]

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The Recessionista Reviews Milly for Kohl’s

As a lover of fashion line Milly, I have been so excited that Milly was doing a collection for Kohl’s. With high hopes, I stopped by my local Kohl’s store tonight to check out the collection.  I wanted to love this collection and pick out some fun things for summer.  But, I have to be […]

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Target says they won’t restock their Lilly Pulitzer collection

Despite massive customer dissatisfaction with their website crash and in-store sell out of their Lilly for Target collection,Target has now said via Twitter that they won’t restock the collection. “The #LillyforTarget collection is available for a limited-time. We do not anticipate more items becoming available,” says Target via its @AskTarget account.  That’s disappointing to many […]

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