Shopping My Closet
February 8, 2018

Home decor: looks expensive but isn’t (Target finds)

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Home decor that looks expensive but isn't!  | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Home construction is never any fun especially when you’re anxiously waiting to live in it! We’re doing renovations on our home – it’s been a long road going from paper to reality – but there is light at the end of the tunnel. We’re starting to pick out the things like cabinets, vanities, finishes. But, for me, the real fun stuff is really the decorating. I’ve been starting to browse around and have been impressed with the home items Target carries and how higher end they look. I’m starting to put together some inspiration boards but wanted to share with you some noteworthy finds. With the exception of the chairs, everything is under $100 (can you believe it?!).


SHOP THE ITEMS:

1. Tripod floor light

2. Nickel ceiling light

3. Square wood/bone mirror

4. Indoor planter and stand

5. Grey tapered leg chair {4 colors}

6. Acrylic tray

7. Gold pitcher {perfect for drinks or as a flower vase}

8. Tuft chair {2 colors}

9. White peg-leg table

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November 18, 2016

Gift guide: luxury gifts (for the one who loves the finer things in life)

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Holiday gift guide: luxury gifts (for the one who enjoys the finer things in life) | see all the picks at www.shoppingmycloset.com

For those special people in your lives, why not think about getting them a little bit of luxury? Whether it’s a coveted designer lipstick or a dream purse – why not get a gift they can treasure time and again? I’ve rounded up some of my favorites for those special people in your lives (i.e wife, girlfriend, mother, sister, best friend…). With items starting at $37 you can’t go wrong for those special people in your lives who enjoy life’s finer things!


SHOP THE ITEMS:

1. Louis Vuitton handbag

2. Makeup brushes

3. Christian Louboutin black patent pumps

4. Chanel books (trilogy)

5. Christian Louboutin perfume trio

6. Travel wallet {available in 5 colors}

7. Classic Burberry scarf {comes in 19 color variations!}

8. Prada sunglasses

9. Prada bow flat mule

10. YSL lipstick {36 shades!}

 
 

You can see all my gift guides by clicking here

 
 

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November 11, 2016

Fall & holiday decor guide

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Fall & holiday decor | see all the picks at www.shoppingmycloset.com

With Thanksgiving coming up in under 2 weeks, I usually like to change or add things to the house to really embrace the season. I usually opt for little details that add the holiday feel rather than changing out everything. Since storage space is limited, going for pieces that are seasonally appropriate (i.e being able to extend use during the fall and winter seasons), and possibly year-round, makes sense. I tend towards the minimalist (i.e white, hints of metallic) to spruce up a room or table. I’ve rounded up some picks that will add a little bit of flare to your decor below.http://fave.co/2eAIEpn

The table is always the center of holiday gatherings. I’m drawn to the swirls and glyphs of this table runner. The metallic accents would be well highlighted when put on top of a plain white tablecover. Minimal centerpieces would be required given the intricate nature of the table runner but opting for a few of these metallic pumpkins would add a nice touch. Give the table a contemporary feel with square dishes, gold flatware, and provide a place card by adding miniature white pumpkins with your guests names written on them.

Not having a sit down meal? Tapas or appetizers with drinks are always a hit. This gold bar cart is sure to make a sparkle and will be the central hub for all guests. Place these plates around the house to make various food stations. Set all your drinks on the bar cart and don’t forget to set these metallic drink markers by the glasses so your guests can write their names on it and you won’t have a case of “whose glass is this?”

With the exception of the table runner, appetizer plates, and pumpkins, everything else can be used year round for all your get-togethers. Talk about getting the most of your money!


SHOP THE ITEMS:

1. Gold foil fall theme runner

2. Gold accent flatware {also, comes in rose gold color}

3. 4 piece stoneweare appetizer plates

4. Metallic accented pumpkin {lights up, too!}

5. Wine / drink markers

6. Gold bar cart

 
 

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November 4, 2016

Macy’s event – RACHEL Rachel Roy shopping party

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Calling all Bay Area readers! Macy’s Union Square is hosting a RACHEL Rachel Roy fashion event next Thursday. It’ll be a fun event that will include a fashion presentation and will showcase limited edition pieces inspired by street graffiti artist, SenOne. Come enjoy this free event while you snack on some appetizers and drinks, listen to music, and meet SenOne! Plus, with any purchase $100 or more, you’ll get a free cosmetic bag that you can personalize with SenOne.

What: Macy’s RACHEL Rachel Roy shopping party
Where: Macy’s at Union Square, Impulse Department (3rd floor), 170 O’Farrell St, San Francisco
When: Thursday, November 10 at 6PM
Why: a great way to find those perfect pieces for your Fall wardrobe

Trivia: did you know that Rachel Roy has styled many A-listers, including Kate Hudson and Lucy Liu, and even our First Lady, Michelle Obama?

To help you get ready for this fun event, I’ve linked some of my favorite pieces from the RACHEL collection:

 
 
 
 

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Macy’s. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that support ShoppingMyCloset!

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December 29, 2014

New Year’s Eve outfit ideas

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This month is quickly coming to a close and in just a few days, it’ll be 2015! Whether you’re planning to ring in the new year with a casual gathering or going to a party, why not do it in style? I’ve scoured Pinterest for some New Year’s Eve worthy outfits and how you can recreate the look. All you need to add is some great company!

New Year's Eve outfit ideas (formal & casual) | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Grey sweater

Gold sequin skirt

Long necklace

Beveled metallic clutch

Gold heels


New Year's Eve outfit ideas (formal & casual) | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Black v-neck jumpsuit

White blazer

Gold & silver statement necklace

Black with gold trim clutch

Sparkly gold heels


New Year's Eve outfit ideas (formal & casual) | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Black leather dress

Teardrop statement necklace

Silver rhinestone bangle bracelets

Black purse with gold chain

Metallic gold heels


New Year's Eve outfit ideas (formal & casual) | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Sequin lapel blazer

White button down shirt

Straight leg jeans

Metallic clutch

Black patent heels

 
 

Images via Pinterest

 


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