Target is imploring customers to shop like it’s Black Friday, in July instead of after Thanksgiving. Will it work? I don’t know, but it’s an interesting tactic. Every Friday & Saturday in July, Target will be having a Black Friday sale. So July 18 & 19 and July 25 & 26 there will be sales. Our best guess is that the next two Target Black Friday weekends will focus on home and electronics. If you’re going back to school or furnishing a dorm room, that could be good news. Continue reading
Website BlueFly is offering great deals on Los Angeles based Single Dress
Website BlueFly.com is having a sale right now. One of the best deals on the sale are the dresses from Los Angeles based Single Dress by Galina Sobolev. Some of Single’s most popular styles are on the BlueFly sale rack at 75% off of their usual prices. These dresses are all made in America, using American materials, so that means that Single’s fashions are usually priced higher than fashions made in China. However, the BlueFly sale offers fashionistas the chance to get Single are very affordable prices. Most styles are under $100.00. The stunning Alexa sky blue dress with the black lace overlay at the waist is priced at just $60.00. If you like the styles of Victoria Beckham and Roland Mouret, check out Single’s aptly titled Victoria dress on sale for $97.00. Continue reading
The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Starts July 10, 2014
Attention Nordstrom Credit Card Holders, the Anniversary Sale is about to start so rev your engines. As a Nordstrom cardholder, this is a great time of year to get designer deals and excellent shoes at discount prices. Right now, the Nordstrom website is closed as the get ready for the sale. In previous years, the site has gone down under the weight of shoppers. There’s a few things you should look for at the sale including deals on Vince Camuto, Betsey Johnson (Placed Lace Sheath), Rebecca Taylor, Tadashi Shoji, Kate Spade handbags, Eileen Fischer and NIKE shoes. If you shop, leave a comment and let me know what you find.
Ellen at the Oscars
Entertainer Ellen De Generes is a celebrity most Americans love and would want to invite into their home. And now they just might get the chance with Ellen announcing plans for a new “lifestyle collection.” Ellen is partner with Chris Burch and C Wonder to bring the collection to market. The collection will be called “E.D.” , a new collection designed by Ms. DeGeneres. E.D. will offer an array of product categories including home, ready-to-wear, accessories, and pets. First to launch will be a capsule collection of direct-to-consumer home items for Holiday 2014 followed by a full collection launch at retail for Spring 2015. Continue reading
Sophia Loren, Jared Leto, & Roberta Armani (Armani’s niece) at the Armani Prive AW Show
The beautiful people turned out to support iconic designer Georgio Armani’s Armani Prive AW Collection for Fall/Winter at Paris Fashion Week. How stunning is Sophia Loren, now in her 70′s or maybe 80′s. She’s as timelessly classic as an Armani gown. Celebs Jared Leto, Kate Hudson and Elsa Patakay all sat front row for the show. Continue reading
Jenna Hipp’s 12 polish collection
One of my readers wrote in to tell me about stylist Jenna Hipp’s new environmentally friendly nail polish now on sale at Costco for $14.99 and Amazon. My reader Jan, tells me that the Hipp polish is better than other commercial nail polishes and doesn’t have the strong chemical scent. If you’re a women who loves to do her nails you might want to check this polish out. It’s affordably priced and free of toxins like dibutyl phthalate, formaldehyde and toluene.
Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach attend Ringo’s birthday at Capitol Records Building on July 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for John Varvatos)
Beatles legend Ringo Starr was in Los Angeles today to celebrate his birthday at Capitol Records in Hollywood. Ringo is celebrating 74 years of cool. Ringo is looking great, and as fashionable as ever. His is the new star of John Varvatos new Fall 2014 advertising campaign. This launch kicks off an initiative that combines the campaign, a short film and a social media component to support The Ringo Starr Peace & Love Fund. Continue reading
The Sale Rack at Anthropologie today.
The July 4th Holiday is almost here and with it, many retailers will be open and selling merchandise. This is the summer midpoint when retailers reduce their summer stock to make way for fall season fashions. That means, if there is something you’ve had your eye on, it’s mostly liked reduced over this holiday. Case in point the Marimekko for Banana Republic collection is now on clearance in-store & online.. Here are some sales of note on The Recessionista’s Radar. Continue reading
More Housewife Fashions coming to HSN July 28 with Nene Leakes & more
The Home Shopping Network (HSN) is already home to a fashion collection from Kyle Richards, of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Now the brand is bringing reality stars to the fashion offerings. July 28th HSN will launch collections from NeNe Leakes & Melissa Gorga. Nene will introduce, you guessed it NENE LEAKES a new fashion line for HSN. Even more surprising Real Housewives of New Jersey star Melissa Gorga is slated to launch a faux fashion jewelry collection. Continue reading
Dancing with the Star’s Karina Smirnoff shows off her Foot Petals collection on foot cushions. (M. Hall)
Dancing with the Star’s dancer Karina Smirnoff has partnered with Foot Petals to create a special collection of designer insoles that is available now at FootPetals.com. If you’re a fashionista who loves high heels or any fashionable shoe, you know that the cushiony Foot Petals insoles can relieve pressure on the ball of your foot (via the Tip Toes cushions), or stop your heel from scrapping against the back of your shoe with the Heavenly Heelz cushions Continue reading