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Vivienne Westwood Slams Michelle Obama’s Style. Consider the source.

Most Americans and fashion editors go crazy for First Lady Michelle Obama’s fashion style.  Here at The Recessionista, we love the way she mixes couture, ready to wear and big box off the rack clothing styles.  Over the years Michelle has worn top designers, but she has also worn ASOS, Target, J Crew and H&M.  […]

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French Designer Sophie Theallet’s Collection for The Limited hits the Christmas sale rack

French designer Sophie Theallet just arrived at your local mall with a very simple collection for The Limited.  The collection looks very vintage inspired to me.  The 1930′s looking bow dress features contoured seams and a bow with long ties on the shoulder.   I was wondering how a collection from Ms. Theallet would sell at a […]

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Michelle Obama, The Recessionista in the White House: I need four more years of her great, affordable style

Pictured: Mrs. O in Thom Browne worn at both the Democratic National  Convention & the Debates When I started this blog in July 2008, not many peope really knew the word Recessionista. The term budget shopping might have been familiar, but not so much budget style.  In 2008, The First Lady of the United States […]

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Michelle Obama Rocks the Democratic National Convention in Tracy Reese

Pictured: Michelle Obama in a custom Tracy Reese dress at the DNC (image courtesy of Tracy Reese.) If you watched the Democratic National Convention tonight, then you know that Michelle Obama rocked the house.  She looked fashionable and she spoke eloquently.  The Twitter switchboard light up with questions about what Mrs. Obama was wearing tonight. […]

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