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 […]

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 […]

Men- Just Say “NO!” to Skinny Jeans

There is absolutely nothing alluring about a man in a pair of skinny jeans. In fact, I’ve found that my natural and immediate response is something akin to the gag reflex you get when the doctor uses his long Qtip looking thing to examine you for strep throat. If a man ever hopes to attract […]