News & Updates About Commandress, Fashion Law, Fordham's Fashion Law Institute, and Related Topics

April 2014 – Best Friends & Family Sales

The spring Friends & Family season is hitting full stride this week! I’ll update this post as new sales come in.  Lord & Taylor - this is a favorite because it includes bigger discounts than most department stores and includes a very rare discount on cosmetics. Save 25% off almost everything AND save 10% off cosmetics […]

Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale & Beauty Gifts With Purchase – Today Through April 4

Receive your choice of a FREE blue ombre, pink ombre or floral wrap with any $125 women's cosmetics or fragrance purchase from Bloomingdale's

Today marks the beginning of the Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale in-store and online! You can save 20% off almost all regular or sale merchandise with promo code FANDF. Bloomingdale’s Beauty Treats – Gifts with Purchase It’s also the perfect time to take a look at your make up wishlist & check out these 75+ […]

Check Out Commandress on Instagram

Commandress on Instagram -

My site spent some time offline today, so I apologize if you had trouble getting to the blog. Please let me know if you encounter any more trouble! I spent a little extra time this morning on my newest social media adventure: Instagram – also known as the here’s a vintage photo of my donut branch […]

Office Holiday – Escape from Atlanta

You may have heard that more snow is heading to Atlanta. Will this be ClusterFlake Part Deux? I sure hope not. This time around it looks like everyone wants to err on the side of being overly cautious. By Monday afternoon, schools were already announcing that they would be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. I hope […]

Commandress Year in Review & Top Ten Posts of 2013

Loeffler Randall Tamsin Printed Pumps - dark floral - Tasmin Classic Floral Pump - collaboration with Tucker floral print

Happy New Year from Commandress! Before moving ahead with all things 2014, I’d like to share my Top Ten Posts of 2013 – as well as a few of the year’s highlights. Somehow it’s still hard to believe, but Commandress celebrated its first birthday in May 2013! I’m truly grateful for the readers, friends and […]

Updates – 2013 Commandress Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale Roundup


Cyber Monday is finally here – and the 2013 Commandress Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale Roundup is full of updates and brand new sales! Today there are notably more sales that are 30% off – or more. The newest sales in the roundup will be listed in bold.  One of my favorite promotions is perfect for anyone […]

Updates – 2013 Commandress Black Friday & Thanksgiving Weekend Sale Roundup

Thanks For Your Support Note Cards

Don’t forget to check back in for updates to the 2013 Commandress Black Friday & Thanksgiving Weekend Sale Roundup, which now includes over 60 of the best sales going on this holiday weekend. Also, be on the lookout for new Cyber Monday sales & promotions! Shown here: BREATHLESS PAPER CO Thanks For Your Support Note Cards (Set of […]

2013 Commandress Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale Roundup

Bright Satin Bows

Here is a listing of the best sales & promotions going on for Black Friday, the Thanksgiving weekend & Cyber Monday! I’ll be updating the list throughout the long weekend. Stores with new promotions are featured in bold. Happy shopping!!!  Shown here: Bright Satin Bows, Made in the USA & $1.79 each from the Container Store […]

Commandress News – Don’t Tell Me It’s the Heels

Today’s Fashion Flashback will be posted later this evening and will also be included in tomorrow’s email newsletter. I apologize for the delay. I had to see the doctor today about ongoing back pain that may – or may not – be related to some of my newer, higher-heeled shoes. Let’s hope it’s not!

Christian Louboutin Launches Color-Match ‘Nude’ Shoes for More Skin Colors

Christian Louboutin Nude Collection Shoes

One of the great charades of the fashion world is the persistent use of the color ‘nude’ to describe a narrow range of skin tones that are limited to fair, white skin. Luxury shoe designer Chistian Louboutin may be in the best position to change this practice, and he’s taking a big step with a […]