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January 25, 2018

Valentine’s gifts: designer finds at a steal

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Valentine's gifts: designer finds without breaking the bank |

Whether you’re gathering ideas to pass along to your significant other for a gift you really want or simply want to indulge yourself in a luxury gift, look no further this Valentine’s day. I’ve rounded up some great designer finds that will quite indulgent but at price points that won’t break the bank.


1. Gucci perfume
Who doesn’t love fragrant smells? This scent will remind of you fresh blooms. Also, you can get a free travel size with purchase!

2. Saint Laurent card holder {3 colors}
A designer card holder that is a great foray into luxury goods or a nice addition to an existing collection. It’s great for the girl on the go to hold absolute essential cards.

3. Salvatore Ferragamo phone case {52% off with code GETLUXE}
Spruce up your phone with this signature Ferragamo bow detail. At under $100, it doesn’t break the bank and it will likely garner multiple compliments

4. Chanel lip gloss
Who doesn’t need a little Chanel in their life? And, it’s not only the product you’re getting but also, the unpacking experience. If you’ve ever received anything from Chanel, you know how much detail they put into their gift boxing. Order this inexpensive lip gloss directly from them and get reminded of all the excitement you feel when you get it on your front door.

5. Céline sunglasses {code JOINUS21 for extra $15 off $150+ purchase}
Brand new sunglasses from Céline for under $150? You need to put in cart now! Your wallet will thank you for saving over 65% off while everyone will be none the wiser complimenting on your stylish shades.

6. Acne Studios scarf
A pink scarf? Yes, please. A winter accessory that will perk up those gloomy and dreary days. And, you’ll understand why this brand has such a cult following.

7. Burberry wallet {$150 off with code JOINUS21}
The signature Burberry plaid design is hard to forget and this wallet will make it feel like such an indulgent gift without putting a big dent in the wallet.

8. Tom Ford lipstick
What isn’t more appealing that a bold lip color? With 49 shades to choose from there’s a hue that’s perfect and will speak volumes.

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January 5, 2018

#flatlay Friday & weekend links

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Hunter blue rain boots | checkered Burberry scarf |

Rain boots – Hunter {30% off} {60% off – only $67 $60 for this color!} (similar {on sale for $34}, similar)

Checkered scarf – Burberry (similar {only $28 with code NEWYEAR}, similar {only $13})

This week’s finds…

• A cozy light grey sweater dress to add to my winter dress collection

• I’ve been looking for a neutral colored turtleneck for the longest time and have finally found one! The button details on the sleeve are quite an added bonus (note: is more form fitting so may want to go up a size for a more relaxed look). Put in cart now since it’s only $24!

This outfit was one of my favorites from last year and mostly due to the shirt. It’s back in stock and in more colors, too! {it got marked down to $15 – code SALEONSALE}

• Why George Clooney throws the best dinner parties

• How SuperBowl half time show artists are maximizing their marketing efforts – this year’s performer: Justin Timberlake

• The aftermath and realities following the wildfire devastation that hit California’s wine country area: charred dirt lots for sale

• One person’s take on how to dress the part (literally)

• Language immersion schools aren’t a novelty, especially around the San Francisco area and they have actually created quite a frenzy. Quite a number of schools have a long waiting list – this article explores the uptick in enrollment and a divergence from traditional education

In case you missed this week’s posts…
• A grey themed outfit that’s perfect for the weekend
• Cozy and warm: how about a teddy bear coat?

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December 1, 2017

#flatlay Friday, luxury {gift guide} & weekend links

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Trench coat | Burberry plaid scarf | red quilted purse | see the full look at #flatlay #outfitidea

Trench coat – Banana Republic (similar {$50 off}, similar {3 colors})

Checkered scarf – Burberry (budget-friendly: similar {only $24}, very similar)

Red quilted purse – Express (similar, similar)

Today’s gift guide is about finding that one gift this year that will make it a holiday to remember. Go ahead and pamper that special woman in your life – whether it’s your mom, mother-in-law, special sister, cousin, friend, or treat yourself!

Gift guide: the big gift this holiday season |


1. Dyson hair dryer
Give her a salon blowout that she can do in the comfort of her home

2. Cashmere cardigan {on sale $218 off!}
An extra soft and warm sweater to add to her stylish wardrobe

3. Cashmere cold weather accessories set {2 colors}
Plush hat, gloves, and scarf that promises to keep her warm outside

4. Classic trench coat {$350 off in black}
A timeless trench coat that will stay in her closet for seasons to come

5. Luxurious essence
A holy grail for helping her maintain that youthful look

6. Chanel lip gloss
Designer lip gloss that’s perfect for any recipient! What’s better is it comes in the classic Chanel gift wrap that will awe her even more

7. La Mer minis
A sampler set – the perfect gift for all her skincare needs

8. Gucci belt {thinner version here}
A coveted belt that’s the perfect gift for the fashionista on your list

9. Gucci purse {4 colors}
Gift her a purse in a style and color that will withstand the test of time and be a closet timepiece

10. Jimmy Choo heels {40% off!}
Up her shoe game with these exquisite heels that are the perfect marriage of sparkle and lace

11. Chloé wallet {22% off}
A classic wallet style made of buttery leather and adored with minimal gold hardware


You can always see the entire gift guide here

This week’s finds…
• Dior’s famous “Lady Bag” is getting changed but not by any ladies

• Prince Harry and Meghan Markle got announced their engagement earlier this week – see some behind the scenes of them acting goofy! Also, an interesting comparison between her and other royals

• How Snapchat is trying to redefine itself

• You took all these photos – now how do you share them? A few tips shared here

• Clothing subscription services are popping up everywhere – here are some of the newest additions

In case you missed this week’s posts…
A round up of my outfits, on sale
Holiday gift guide: for her
Hiking up and down Sn Francisco streets
All the cold weather accessories you need to keep warm

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October 5, 2017

Closet edit (budget friendly + closet investments)

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Fall 2017 closet edit: see all the budget friendly and closet investment options |

Some pieces in your closet will always be considered classic and worth the investment made while other pieces will be a fun trend to try and may not last beyond one season. I’ve found some pieces that would make a great addition to your closet whether you decide to try out the trend or feel like it will last for many years to come!

Burgundy quilted jacket:
Budget friendly {under $40 & 6 colors} | Burberry – closet investment

Taupe / beige perforated boot:
Budget friendly {only $34 & 2 colors} | Lucky Brand – closet investment {update: on sale for 50% off and under $70}

Grey gold chain shoulder bag:
Budget friendly {under $40 & 3 colors} | Chloé – closet investment {5 colors}

Black sock boot:
Budget friendly {only $65} | Balenciaga – closet investment {leather option}

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December 14, 2016

Outfits lately // Style Me Wednesday

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Outfit round up | see all the looks at

Grey bow tie front sweater | grey lace heels | black ankle tie boots | see all the items at   @jcrew #jcrew @bananarepublic #bananarepublic

Bow tie sweater (similar {under $11}, similar)

Grey lace heels (similar {under $31}, similar)

Black ankle tie boots (similar, similar)

Navy faux-fur lined hoodie vest | pink plaid flannel |

Navy faux-fur hooded puffer vest – The Mint Julep (similar, similar)

Pink plaid flannel – Merona (similar, similar)

Burberry scarf | chambray shirt | black leggings | grey over-the-knee OTK boots |  @burberry #burberry @oldnavy #oldnavy @target #target #stuartweitzman @stuartweitzman

Burberry scarf {color: “natural white”} (similar {budget friendly!}, similar)

Chambray shirt (similar {love this color}, similar)

Black ponte pants {thicker than leggings and not see-through!} (similar, similar)

Grey over the knee OTK boots {similar, similar}

Cream sleeveless sweater | black shirtdress | chain purse | laser nude heels |  @jcrew #jcrew @whowhatwear #whowhatwear @makemechic #makemechic @valentino #valentino

Cream cable-knit sleeveless sweater {only $18 with code HOLIDAY} (similar, similar)

Black shirt dress (similar, similar)

Gold chain saddle purse (similar, similar)

Valentino laser nude heels (similar {under $60!}, similar)

Grey military-inspired sweater | kitten purse | @ragandboneny #ragandbone @colympia #charlotteolympia

Kitten purse (similar, similar)

Grey military-inspired sweater {cheapest retailer!} (similar, similar)

Grey and navy bell tie sleeve sweater | @bananarepublic #bananarepublic

Grey & navy bell tie-sleeve sweater (similar, similar)

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