Posts Tagged: bargains

Somewhere Between Fantasy and Reality: A Tribute to Loehmann's

The scene at Loehmann’s on a Thursday afternoon in early January was both grim and hyper-charged. I was one of a few dozen women who’d been drawn there in a mixture of nostalgia and desperation after the shocking news from the day prior that the chain had declared bankruptcy and would soon be closing its doors forever.

“Oh fuck oh fuck oh fuck,” I thought as I ransacked the aisles, which now wore bright yellow signs that said “Up to 70 percent OFF” and “All Stock Must Go.” Though I’d only been introduced to Loehmann’s in my early twenties, it had been the sight of so many victories. [...]


For the Woman Who Has Everything, Something Else

If I know one thing about you, it's how much you love dinosaur bones. And I heard through the grapevine that you're holding out on the iPad 2 until something really special catches your eye. Look no further.

This bad boy boasts: "A 65 Million year old dinosaur bone, about four pounds of 24ct gold, a housing made of 75 million year old rock from Canada, an Apple logo made of 53 individually set gems, and a front button made out of another 8.5ct diamond set in platinum surrounded by twelve other diamonds."

And all for a mere $8 million! That is only 400,200 payments of $19.99!