Sunday, April 12, 2009

Matthew Williamson for H&M

First of all...
I hope all you lovely shopaholics out there have a fab holiday!
And now, on to the fashion report.
Many high fashion designers have produced absoloutely irresistable lines for the well-known bargain chic store, H&M. Among them are the likes of great designers such as Roberto Cavalli, Stella McCartney, and Commes des Garcons, just to name a few. But on May14th, luxury apparel designer Matthew Williamson will be releasing his very own line of clothing for H&M! Budget fashionistas rejoice! Here are a few of my favorite picks from the upcoming line:

Matthew Williamson for H&M dress

Matthew Williamson for H&M silk jumpsuit

Matthew Williamson for H&M dress and leather motorcycle jacket

Matthew Williamson for H&M dress and belt

Matthew Williamson for H&M blue silk suit and pink top

Matthew Williamson for H&M shirt dress and belt

Monday, April 6, 2009

Couture On Sale!

Many high end department stores are putting their merchandise on super-sale to draw in the recession-conscious buyer. Miss Recession will show you the most valuable finds for your sale hunt. From luxurious leather to designer duds that will make you salivate, here are the best sale finds from the likes of Neiman's, Bloomie's, Saks, Bergdorf's, and Nordstrom. Enjoy!

Juicy Couture Sprinkle-Print Terry Tube Dress~Purchase at: Neiman Marcus, WAS: $138.00, NEW PRICE: $97.00

Lauren Jeans Co. "Johnnie" Motorcycle Jacket~Purchase at: Bloomingdales, WAS: $179.00, NEW PRICE: $89.50

Frye Billie Western Boot~Purchase at: Bergdorf Goodman, WAS: $268.00, NEW PRICE: $180.00

BCBGMAXAZRIA Abigail Leather Clutch~Purchase at: Saks Fifth Avenue, WAS: $198.00, NEW PRICE: $137.90

Marc by Marc Jacobs "Fan Jewels" Necklace~Purchase at: Nordstrom, WAS: $168.00, NEW PRICE: $83.90

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Save on Haute Couture

Once in a while the respectable fashionista enjoys a little splurging... but that much needed splurge could completely sap out your budget until the next payday. So what are we to do? Everyone needs a little high end couture in their closets, some silk there, some cashmere here.... but these luxuries come at a price (a very high one might I add). But don't worry, Miss Recession has you covered. It's easy to save tons of money on your bits of couture by using coupons. Coupon: (k(y)u-pohn) a ticket or document that can be exchanged for a financial discount or rebate when purchasing a product. But how to get coupons to the store your buying from right when you want to buy? Well that part is easy. There are many coupon sites out there that give out free printable and online coupons for your personal use. Here are a few of my personal favorites: