I’m Back and Better Than Ever!

I’ve FINALLY taken my passion for fashion to a new level, as a Chloe+Isabel Merchandiser! After falling head over heels for the statement necklace trend, I stumbled upon one of the prettiest collections of fashion jewelry out there.     Chloe+Isabel’s jewelry is fresh, fun, and right on trend. Shop my boutique for the latest […]

ALWAYS Google “Coupon Code” Before Making an Online Purchase!

I am a HUGE fan of the online coupon codes. And it’s amazing to me how few people realize the $ they could save by simply spending an extra minute or so searching for a coupon code specific to the store they are about to place an online purchase with. Even the more high profile […]

12 Summer Wardrobe Essentials

Okay, recessionistas, I am going to share my 12 Summer Wardrobe Essentials with you and examples of where to buy each. As these are items that stay in style pretty consistently from year to year, you don’t have to feel bad spending a little extra on them. 😉 Maxi dress- for effortless style and total […]

Kate Spade’s Adorable Pillow DIY!

Today, Kate Spade (one of my biggest fashion icons) shared an adorable DIY bow pillow on their blog. Check it out here: http://www.katespade.com/blog/katespade-blog-mondays-on-madison,en_US,pg.html   Follow Kate Spade on Facebook to get their updates in your news feed. https://www.facebook.com/katespade?fref=ts

The Outnet- The Most Fashionable Fashion Outlet, Online!

Okay- so this is an exciting find. The Outnet (www.theoutnet.com) describes itself as “your ultimate destination for amazing designer fashion at up to 85% off. From party dresses by Hervé Léger to must-haves by Marni, Oscar de la Renta, Alexander Wang and more, discover the thousands of items waiting for you!” And it does not […]

Free Kate Spade Wallpapers for your Mobile Devices

Hey, Recessionistas! Get Kate Spade “in the palm of your hand”. Welcome in Summer with these pretty Kate Spade Wallpapers (inspired by her new Ginger Island print) for your mobile phone, Ipads, computers, or Facebook timeline! 🙂 Get them here! : http://www.katespade.com/blog/katespade-blog-in-the-palm-of-your-hand,en_US,pg.html

EASY DIY Glitter Pumps!

    A DIY Project is the ULTIMATE recessionista tip! And this one is a piece of cake. Seriously, anyone can do it. 🙂   As I’ve mentioned, repeatedly, I’m obsessed with JCrew. That being the case, I sort of flipped when they came out with glitter pumps last year (they are often doing variations […]

Uptown Cheapskate- Color Me Disappointed

When I started this blog, I promised to share my fashion hunting experiences- both good and bad. So… this is a cautionary tale, to be juxtaposed with my glowing review of Clothes Mentor. Out of curiosity from hearing their ads on local radio, I wandered into an  Uptown Cheapskate in the Charlotte area (I’ll be […]