Monday, January 11, 2021

Winter Sales & Steals

 


I saw this sweater pictured above a month or so ago and loved the beautiful embroidery // a little hint of spring in the dead of winter. I shopped around to see if I could find it on sale and eventually discovered it via Instagram at a local store in Fairfield called Penfield Collective. I ordered it Saturday morning and it showed up at my door before noon. So crazy! It has a shorter length to it and it's the slightest bit oversized. I ended up ordering a medium to get the fit I was hoping for. I'm usually an XS but didn't want to risk having a crop top sweater- not a good look four children later :) A small probably would have worked better but medium was all that was left. I checked and unfortunately they are all sold out on their site (you should still check out everything they have- it's all 20% off and free local delivery). But I did happen to find it on sale on this site. I rounded up some favorite sale finds I came across last week and I'm sharing it all below! So many pieces are up to 70% off. 

PS: I linked some favorites from net-a-porter: last day to take an additional 15% off their sale!

Thursday, January 7, 2021

The January Edit

 

SWEATER:: Theory (66% off)

*this post was scheduled to go up yesterday...but I was too wrapped up in the news and everything going on to post. Yesterday was absolutely nuts and terrifying. Hoping for much more peace this year. 

2021. Hello, hello, hello and happy new year! I'm ready to get this year moving along and to be honest, might just be counting down the days until spring. Winter is just not my thang. Today is the first day my kids are back in school post winter break and I'm so relieved they were able to go back in person. I know it's not the case for everyone and I'm so sorry for that. Fingers crossed for a healthier and happier year ahead. 

I'm preparing for a long, cozy winter at home and will most likely live in loungewear and comfy things but I just couldn't help myself and had to add some pretty warm weather finds. My family usually heads to Florida at the end of every January for a long weekend but we are obviously skipping it this year. Makes me so sad but hopefully we will be able to head that way in the spring. 

Hope you enjoy this month's Edit. xo


Saturday, December 19, 2020

Last Minute Gifts



Down to the wire and I don't know about you but I'm ready for holiday shopping to come to an end! There are still a few online stores offering guaranteed Christmas delivery. Shopbop, Anthropologie and Amazon are a few of the sites where I've been buying last minute gifts. Right now, Anthropologie is having a massive sale with everything on the site up to 50% off. They have a great beauty section where you can put together a nice little self care package together and it would make a very thoughtful gift. Shopbop, in my opinion, offers the best variety of pieces and their shipping and return process is by far the easiest out there. For all the significant others who have yet to purchase something special for their lady, you need to check out their fine jewelry section. It has so many beautiful pieces. I've linked a ton of my favorites below and all are guaranteed to get to you by Christmas. *make sure to look at their shipping deadlines to select the best shipping method in order to get your gifts in time. 

PS don't forget Shopbop has a brother site- East Dane! You can pick up some last minute gifts for the men in your life, too. 

Saturday, December 12, 2020

All of the gifts...

 


I slacked on the gift guides this year. Once I started seeing the bajillion guides other people were posting, my eyes turned numb and I would scroll right past them. I felt totally overwhelmed. Gift giving is obviously very personal so my gift choices are obviously not going to be for everyone. Instead of doing a bunch of specific guides, I decided just to do one large one. I'm rounding up some gift ideas below and I'm also highlighting a few sales happening. After chatting with some of you over DMs it's clear that the hardest people to shop for: teachers (I mean don't they deserve just about everything right now?), mother and father in laws, and husbands! Most of what I linked below is included in some sort of sale by the way!

  • Let's start with teachers. So hard because we all appreciate them like no other, especially this year. I was actually a teacher in my past life- pre babies. My three sisters and my mom were also teachers. And yet we still struggle coming up with thoughtful teacher gifts. I've done everything from pretty toiletry cases, gift cards, candles (I know so typical but I'm a candle person-plus they can always regift-sorry if that seems wrong!), ornaments with a gift card, and so on. I think no matter what you end up giving, a nice note letting our teachers know how much we appreciate them is the most important. I think I did a poll last year asking my teacher readers what they actually wanted and to be honest, the answers were all over the place. Wine, giftcards, cash (!), were the most popular. 
  • Father/Father-in-law gift/and maybe even husband: This one only really works if he's a football fan but this coffee table book is pretty awesome and it's also pretty to look at. The NFL celebrated their 100th anniversary last year and this book is full of amazing moments from past games. This is a total dad gift- my husband actually has it and it's super comfortable. 
SALES //

Anthropologie: 40% off all clothing, 30% off shoes, 30% off beauty, 30% select home gifts. Anthro is such a great site to pick up little gifts you might need. I think it's a great place to find teacher gifts, too. If you are in need of winter boots- love these ones. SO comfortable and light weight. Love these jazzy slippers, this dress makes me think of Sea Ny. They have so many good yoga accessories from mats to blocks etc. Love this little beauty gift set- it would be a nice teacher gift!

Bloomingdale's:: take 25% off items marked. Love browsing their gift section for ideas. These ornaments are a cute idea for grandma and grandpa!

Moda:: designer sale. This might be a good site to browse for gifts for yourself!

Verishop:: 20% off fashion and 10% off home and beauty. 

Club Monaco:: 30% off everything. Ordered this sweater for myself and it's so comfortable. Not itchy. Love these hair clips, too. 

J.Crew:: up to 70% off select styles. 


Monday, December 7, 2020

Shopbop Sale

Hi hi! Quickly wanted to share that Shopbop is having a sale on their sale! Take an extra 25% off on sale styles with code CHEER. Rounded up some favorites below! xo

Friday, December 4, 2020

We Need a Little Christmas (Dresses)

 


DRESS:: Nordstrom (on sale!) SHOES:: Steve Madden (love this style!)

My siblings were giving me a hard time about my Christmas decor and said I needed some festive red to liven it up a little bit. Well here is my red! I found this extremely reasonably priced dress on Nordstrom's site last week and really love it. It has a great shape to it and the material feels really nice considering the price. It's currently 50% off making it $75. I don't quite know what our holiday plans will be this year but what I do know is that we will be getting dressed up like we always do on Christmas Eve. Christmas Eve has always been the "fancy night" in our family and as a little girl I always looked forward to picking out my Christmas Eve dress. Nordstrom has such a great selection of brands that range from super affordable to designer. I spent some time browsing their dress selection and rounded up some favorites below. They also have a ton of promotional sales going on right now so if you are still looking for Christmas gifts definitely check out their selections. I included a few random items below, too! PS: tons of beauty items marked down!

HOLIDAY WEAR::

Shop some more favorites below! Xo





Thank you to Nordstrom for sponsoring this post! 

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Shopbop Sitewide Sale



DRESS:: Line & Dot // EARRINGS:: Shashi

Happy, happy Thanksgiving! My kids are currently watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade and getting agitated every time commercials come on. Kids today...:)

To top off their week of sales, today you can take 20% off your $200+ purchase at Shopbop! Sharing all of my favorites below! 



 

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