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Today in Los Angeles Los Feliz Fashion Festival

If you’re visiting Los Angeles this weekend, or you live here, you may wish to check out the Los Feliz Fashion Fest today which is part of the  Los Feliz Village Street Fair. The event takes place today, July 24th, on Hollywood Blvd. from 11am to 10pm. My spies tell me that the fair will […]

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Alternative Apparel ‘s Star-Studded Opening in Venice, CA and Special Sale

Pictured: Alternative’s CCO Greg Alterman, and friend with actress Joy Bryant of Parenthood (photo: M. Hall)  The recent opening of the Alternative Apparel store on Abbot Kinney in Venice was star-studded. Pictured above are actress Joy Bryant (on the right) from the TV show Parenthood, with Alternative’s Greg Alterman (Alternative Founder and Chief Creative Officer.) […]

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The Recessionista to Speak at Retailcamp LA, April 9 &10

Dah-lings, it’s so exciting…I’m going to step out from behind the Blog and Twitter @Recessionista to speak on a panel at Retail Camp LA on Sunday April 10th.   I’ll be waking up early and getting fully caffeinated to meet with all the peeps and tweeps.  If you haven’t heard of Retail Camp and you’re in […]

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SpaWeek is Coming April 11-17th with $50 Spa Treatments

In case you haven’t heard, Spa Week is coming April 11th to 17th! Spa Week is a week when some spas are making $50.00 treatments available to customers. That is a nice savings on a facial, masssage or other treatment. PTL (praise the lord) I say.  Every year, I seem to learn about SpaWeek too […]

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Los Angeles Fashion Week: Designers & the City Unite for a Great Week of Fashion

Pictured: Mannequins at Hope in the City Charity event (photo: M. Hall) Last week was Los Angeles Fashion Week.  No, it’s not the same as New York Fashion Week in terms of organization and variety of shows, but  Los Angeles put on some great shows last week.  As I’ve said before Los Angeles has a […]

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LA Fashion Week, not Fashion Weak, Kicks-Off Fall 2011 Collections

Skeptics may scoff, but LA Fashion Week (LAFW) is upon us again. Although LA Fashion Wee is widely regarded as a poor cousin to the bigger  fashion events around the globe particularly, New York Fashion Week, there are always some worthy highlights to consider.  Los Angeles has quite a burgeoning fashion scene here with some […]

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Kinder Aggugini for Macy’s Budget Line Arrives Feb. 15

Kinder Aggugini for Macy’s long sleeved dress Isn’t this blue dress with the white geometric patterns amazing? And even more amazing is the price.  It will be sold for $68.00 US at Macy’s stores on Feb. 15th.   The dress is designed by Kinder Aggugini, a talented, but not exactly famous designer.  Macy’s is going to […]

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The Fred Segal Sale Ends Today

In the words of Jim Morrison, “This is the end, beautiful friend.” Yes, the end of the Fred Segal sale.  If you are in the Los Angeles area, and you are a savvy shopper, you should be on high alert.  Everything on the sale is now reduced to 75% off of the original retail price. I […]

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Tasteless Celebrity Merchandise: It’s not Cheap or Chic

Tori Spelling “Bracelet” from HSN. Witness this incredible atrocity that HSN is passing off as jewelry under the moniker of Tori Spelling.  Even more frightening, this piece is now a customer pick on HSN.  WTF is Tori doing  allegedly designing jewelry any way?  The words “questionable taste” come to mind. The above bracelet is from […]

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The Recessionista’s Last Minute Gift Ideas

A Vintage Looking  Card from Rose Bud Designs  Are you ready shoppers? This is it, the final Christmas Countdown. I have to admit, I’m a little stressed.  California is lost in torrential downpours, mudslides and floods.  The east coast is freezing. And poor Europe is also freezing.  London looks more like  New Iceland.  My well […]

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