Desperate Times, Desperate Measures

Mimosa yellow is the color of 2009. [Vogue]
Massive discounts helped lead to a 15 percent boost in sales on Cyber Monday. [WSJ]
Retailers are pulling out all the stops to lure customers to stores this holiday season. [NYT]
Anna on the recession: "I see a lot of people in my industry who are over-reacting. Stores that are over-discounting, designers who are creating collections for the price and what sells rather than to reflect who they are." [Jezebel]
Topshop is "definitely" opening in NYC by the end of March. Ha. [Glamour]
Happy accidents: Lumigan, a drug used to treat glaucoma, makes your eyelashes longer and prettier, too. [MSNBC]

Bloomingdale's is folding its custom mag, Little Brown Book. [Racked]
The Alessandro Dell'Acqua boutique on Madison is closing. [Fashionista]
Denial and avoidance are popular ways to cope with "stagnating sales at Art Basel Miami Beach," reports WWD, but at least there are plenty of fab parties to go to. [WWD]
Speaking of denial, The Daily reports the only downside to Art Basel is the temperature in Miami is a tad chilly. [FWD]