Category Archives: FASHION FOR LESS
One of my favorite retailers has extended their 30% off sale until tonight! I’ve included just a few of my favorites below and I’m wishing I could buy it all. Click on the photos in the slideshow to purchase and use code MoreMoreMore at checkout. Enjoy!
Grab your girls, a little rose and run to the nearest computer. The weekend has finally graced us and with 3 days off, you deserve a little shopping from your couch. Especially, with the crazy lines and parking this weekend. I highlighted some of the best sales this weekend plus some of my favorites from each retailer. Those Rebecca Minkoff purses are soo tempting and I’ve been wanting the Asos midi-skirts from a while now. With 20% off and free shipping, it’s defintely time to buy! XX
Asos.com - Take 20% off* through Monday. Enter promo code SUMMER4EVER
BaubleBar- Buy 2 sale items, get 25% off. Ends: 9/2. Code: SUMMER25; Buy 3 sale items, get30% off. Ends: 9/2. Code: SUMMER30; Buy 4+ sale items, get 35% off. Ends 9/2. Code: SUMMER35
Equipment FR- Save an extra 20% off sale items. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY13
C. Wonder- Save 25% on full-price items. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY
DailyLook- Save 30% off all tops, shorts, and sale items on orders over $100. Ends: 9/2. Code:TAKEITOFF
Need Supply Co.- Save 20% off all sale. Monday 9/2 only. Code: LAST20
Rebecca Minkoff- Save an extra 20% off all sale items. Code: SUNNY20
Plus, TONS more! XX
Threadsence- Save an extra 30% off sale styles. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY30
Tilted Sole- Save an additional 20% off all Jeffrey Campbell Regular or Sale Price. Code:LABORDAY20JC
Tory Burch- Take 20% off purchases of $300, 25% off purchases of $500, and 30% offpurchases of $750. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY
Trina Turk- Save an extra 20% off sale items. No code needed.
Vince Camuto- Save an extra 40% off all sale items. Ends: 9/3. Code: CLEAR40
Charm & Chain- Save 20% off all orders over $100. Code: ENDOFSUMMER
Les Nouvelles- Save 20% off sale collections. Code: Finale
Michael Stars- Take $15 off fashion, jewelry and accessories. Ends: 9/30. Code: OFF15
Necessary Clothing- Save 15% off your oder. Ends: 8/31. Code PJ15
REISS- Save an extra 10% off all outlet items. Ends 9/3. No code needed.
Stila- Receive a free Lip Glaze set (value of $110) plus free shipping and samples with your purchase of $75. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY
Swell- Save 20% off sitewide. Code: BACKTOSWELL
Tart Collections- Save 40% off. Code: LABORDAY
Planet Blue- Save an extra 20% off sale items (excludes 75% off sale items). Ends: 9/2. Code:SALESRULE
Ella Moss- Save 20% off your purchase. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY
Georgina & Griffin- Save 30% off curated summer styles. Code: SUMMERNIGHTS
ILY Couture- All Fan Fringe Necklaces for just $16. Ends: 9/3. Code: FRINGE16
Joe’s Jeans- Save 30% off fall fashions. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY
DVF- Save 30% off select wear-now styles from the Pre-Fall 2013 Collection. No code needed.
Joie- An additional 20% off sale merchandise. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY13
Nordstrom- Save 40% off select shoes. Ends: 9/15. No code needed.
It seems everyone is obsessed with this crop-top trend, me included! However, it’s easy done wrong. There’s a few things to keep in mind when approaching this trend. First, it’s best to think classy as to much skin can end up looking, eh-hem, dare I say ‘slutty,’ rather than chic. There’s a rule of thumb I’ve always tried to go by – if the top is tight, go loose on the bottom and vice-versa. So, think high-waisted full skirt in a midi or skater skirt and you’re sure to look adorable. For today’s post, I’m highlighting a sure-fire way to look oh-so-chic!
There’s a key to good fashion without breaking the bank. It’s knowing what to buy and when. While FAST FASHION has definitely become a thing of today, there’s one store that stands out in my mind, and I’m sure yours too. Zara seems to be some of the best quality in the fast fashion category and the store that’s consistently producing amazing styles for a reasonable price. While I love Topshop, I can’t always pay what they’re asking for, and while H&M and Forever21 do have some amazing pieces, the dig is more time consuming and challenging because of the vast size store. The quality also, is not the same as Zara, and you may only get a couple wears out of it.
I’m constantly on a hunt for good pieces to add to my wardrobe and monitoring when to buy it. Yesterday, I visited Zara and it was nuts. I knew it would be easier to shop the pieces and sizes that I couldn’t find online. There’s a really good sale going on and it’s a great time to buy.
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The post is about shopping YOUR closet. Just when I feel that I desperately need to go shopping (and I know you get that same urge), I remember, there’s a few pieces in that closet of mine that are getting pretty dusty and ready for a good wear. It’s truly silly to think sometimes just how many clothes most of us really do own. I wore this dress for many occasions back in the day: church, a wedding, gradations, and today, it’s still as beautiful. It’s literally over 6 year old, which means, it’s good design. Instead of dressing it up, I paired it with a jean jacket, a bright clutch and a beautiful head crown by Eddera Paris.
Dress: Max Azaria (similar here ); Jean Jacket: CURRENT/ELLIOT similar here or cheaper here; Clutch: Macys or similar super cute and on sale here; HeadCrown: Eddera Paris or similar here; Necklaces: H&M and Kelly Wearstler
Left to Right
1. ASOS (US)New Look Harry Stud Hobo Bag- Buy HERE ($32.23)
2. Foley + Corinna Frame Tote – Buy HERE ($416)
3. Alexander Wang AzaleaRocco In Soft Oyster – Buy HERE ($895.00)
I asked my boyfriend to point to the bag he liked the best without knowing the price, and he pointed to the Asos bag.
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There is nothing that says spring more than a FLORAL BLAZER!
You’ve seen them on celebrities like Taylor Swift, Demi Lovato, and Lauren Conrad, from red carpet functions to daily street style outfits. Get flower-bombed and styled for the season with one of these amazing blazers.
What to keep in mind
Blazers are all about fit. If the blazer is not fitting you right, it doesn’t matter how much you paid or the type of pattern, it’s going to look off. Try to find a blazer that fits right in your arms, isn’t too tight in the shoulder but it should be fitting. Sometimes it’s best to go a size up and take it to a seamstress if it doesn’t fit you perfectly.
How to style..
Sometimes living on the edge is exactly what we need. Riding on the back of motorcycles, booking a flight the night before your trip and skinny dipping with your friends at midnight. If that’s not exactly what’s happening for you every weekend, dressing like it might give you the edge you’ve always wanted and a little distressed denim can help. Feel tough and get that ‘insta-cool’ vibe by adding a little rips and wear to your wardrobe. There are also tons of DIYs for distressed denim as well. The Denim Blog shares 5 great ones here.
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My love affair for jumpers started a long time ago. I’m pretty sure I own at least 4 black jumpers – no joke – and yes, of course, I want more in bright colors, florals and jeans. I went to get dressed yesterday for a BBQ and realized A) I need more *cute and comfortable shoes for day and B) jumpers are still AMAZIN; great for day or night.
It’s always a struggle for me to look cute during the daytime. These outfits embody ‘casual cool’ for any weekend outing. I’ve been eyeing the floral jumper from Top Shop since their media shopping preview – it’s EVERYTHING. I’m sure you may have seen it styled on some of the celebrities by now. The white boots that I’ve paired with it are my next obsession. I love whites and creams for because they’re neutral, soft and are a great alternative to black, which I get so sick of as I lived in New York for years. Whites and creams lend a softer, overall feel. I found these bad boys at Nasty Gal. Add a touch of makeup for an natural beauty look for day and a chic colorful (but not too bright) bag. I chose a mint handbag (perfect for Spring trends) from DSW. There are tons of great options for only $39.95
Then of course there is the amazing jean Jumper! The jean on jean look is HUGE right now. The best thing about this piece is you don’t have to think about what you’re wearing. Throw it on with a heel, bootie or flat and you already look amazing. A popped lip, maybe a few accessories and you’re ready-to-go. This jean jumper is from ASOS, just a little over $100. You’ve probably seen the Rag & Bone floral bomber this season which to me is a MUST HAVE if you can afford it. I’ll be searching for other options as well as I know most can’t. Literally, this jacket makes any outfit ‘super cool,’ as most Rag & Bone pieces do. Super Maje.
Saturdays are my FAVORITE day of the week. Jump into your next weekend with a cute jumper and I promise you’ll love the ease, comfort and get tons of compliments. XOXO, SWP