Richard Chai Designs a Special Bag for

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Richard Chai's colbalt blue Romy Bag

Richard Chai’s colbalt blue Romy Bag

Getting a free gift with purchase is a marketing promotion that has worked well for many upscale beauty companies like Estee Lauder, Lancome and others.   Now, a division of, inc.,  has a stylish recessionista version of those promotions that sounds like a good value. is offering a stylish colbalt blue handbag designed by  Richard Chai, called the Romy bag.  The bag is named for Romy Soleimani , Director-at-Large. Here’s the deal. Customers who visit will receive the ‘Romy’, a cobalt beauty case loaded with prestige beauty picks for any site purchase of $100 or more, only while supplies last.

The Romy bag is a  mini-satchel with magnetic snap closures, top-zip, durable waterproof material, and a peekaboo-paneled top flap so that packing and toting must-haves is easier than ever.

“I wanted to create a bag for the consumer that evoked a bold, chic and modern spirit,” says Designer Richard Chai.

For customers who order $100.00 worth of products from, they will receive the bag  loaded with more than a dozen prestige beauty samples from some of the top brands in makeup, skin care, hair care and more, g a total value of more than $150 according to

  1. Stila Stay All Day 10-in-1 HD Beauty Balm
  2. GO S
  3. Shaveworks The Cool Fix® Targeted Gel Lotion
  4. MiLE Double Action Whitening System
  5. NUXE Creme Fraiche® Mask
  6. h20+™ Spa Hand and Nail Cream
  7. ARCONA® Hydrating Serum, Replenish AM/PM
  8. Joanna Vargas Daily Serum
  9. CAUDALIE Premier Cru®, The Ultimate Anti-Ageing Cream
  10. PHYTO Phytopolleine Botanical Scalp Stimulant with Essential Oils for All Hair Types
  11. Murad Acne Clarifying Cleanser
  12. PETER THOMAS ROTH  Mega Rich Body Wash
  13. The New Black Nail Polish
  14. bareMinerals Mini Stroke of Light Eye Brightener, Luminous
  15. An offer for you from the site

If you’re in the market for any new beauty products, this sounds like a fashionably good deal.   It would even make a great Mother’s Day gift wouldn’t it?


Since 2008, Mary Hall has been the author of The Recessionista Blog, which is read by thousands of regular readers in over 160 countries. An internationally recognized expert on the art of the living the good life for less, she has been a commentator on local, national, and international radio and TV shows. Her advice has been featured in over 2,000 media outlets, including The New York Times, Reuters, Life & Style magazine, ABC News, NBC News and now The Huffington Post, among many others.