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Someone is splurging this Christmas

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

Sale shopping may be the latest fashion, but Nordstrom'sover-the-top Neiman Marcus-style gift packagesare selling.If you were planning to buy your sweetie a $6,150 Michael Buble VIP concert experience, too late – all 12 sold out, as did three VIP Grammy Awards experiences priced at $14,710. The $18,900 Ultimate Super Bowl trip is going fast, too. Still remaining: a custom wedding gown by designer Jason Wu for $22,230, a couture design by Isabel Toledo for $21,550 and a Stiletto Spy School session in Vegas for $10,000. Sorry, no coupons available.

Best jeans

Monday, February 2nd, 2009

It's nice to know fashion editors agree: Old Navy jeans are the best budget buy. SELF magazine editor Lindsay Huggins – aka "Denim Doctor" gave me the scoop last week on "Shop Girls." Her favorite is the Old Navy Diva jean, which she calls a universal fit. It comes in various rises and skinny, wide or boot cut. She tried it on 10 magazine staffers and said it worked for all of them. Other jeans under $50 worth trying: Gap and DKNY. Of course, Huggins isn't giving up her premium denim entirely. She love, love, loves her J Brand jeans – as do Eva Longoria, Heidi Klum, Katie Holmes and even Vogue editor Anna Wintour. Find them locally at Bluebird Boutique and Neiman Marcus. Prices start at $150. Good thing you'll have those Old Navys to fall back on for laundry days.

Free cosmetics!

Sunday, January 18th, 2009

It's true: on Tuesday, Jan. 20, some of the biggest cosmetics counters at department stores will be giving away $175 million in products. It's part of the settlement in a class action lawsuit in which consumers claimed beauty manufacturers were fixing prices (think about it: makeup virtually never goes on sale). Estee Lauder, L'Oreal, Coty perfumes, Clarins, Chanel and Christian Dior are among the manufacturers named in the suit. They will each give away an allotment of product – such as a 6.7 oz Lovely Sarah Jessica Parker shower gel or a 15 ml Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair  – at major department stores across the country including Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Herbeger's, Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus. All you have to do is walk up and ask. Technically, you are eligible if you made a purchase between May 29, 1994 through July 16, 2003, but no proof is necessary. The products will be given away on a first come first serve basis. Don't expect them to last long! For more details, click here.


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