Shopping My Closet
December 15, 2017

#flatlay Friday, FOR THE TRAVELER {gift guide} & weekend links

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Leopard scarf | black loafer mules |

Leopard scarf {only $19}

Black loafer mules
{only $23 & comes in floral brocade | also, comes with faux-fur padding in black or blush pink}

For the traveler or jetsetter {gift guide} | see all the ideas at


Plane temps can be erratic so a warm poncho is a great gift idea. Doubles as a blanket or cozy pillow!

Mark places visited and jump start future travels with this pinnable map

3. INSTANT CAMERA (here, here, or here)
Give instant photo gratification and a momento of travels

Show off those instant photos by placing them in this phone case with the designated slot

An on-the-go kit for creating nail art anywhere she might be

These cubes boast to help pack 2 weeks’ worth of clothing into a compact space

Don’t let small details or thoughts be forgotten with this handy journal

Keep important documents and money safe in this rich leather wallet

A durable suitcase is a must for travels – this metallic set of 3 is both functional and fashionable! Quickly spot any checked luggage as it rolls off the conveyor belt!

A leather travel tote that’s perfect for carry-on. Also, comes with a back up battery so charging a mobile device in a pinch is no big deal

Make that flight more enjoyable with a just-in-case kit



You can always see the entire gift guide here

This week’s finds…
• Ever find yourself in the depths of your freezer and wondering if that frozen meat is still good?

• The most popular emojis on iOs

• Personal tech assistants are becoming more ubiquitous by the day…is anyone listening in?

• Have you ever tried to decline a napkin on a plane?

• How Netflix’s television or movie artwork influences the watcher’s choice

• The best chocolate chip recipe

In case you missed this week’s posts…
• A round up of recent pieces I’ve tried on in the dressing room
• The perfect gift for the foodie or hostess, or home decoration
• Wearing a cheery red look
• A guide for buying over-the-knee boots and how to style them

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December 4, 2017

FOR THE LITTLE ONES {gift guide}

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For the little ones (infants, toddlers, kids) {gift guide} | see the full details at #holiday #giftideas

Today’s guide is for all the little ones on your list. Whether it’s a newborn or a young child, I’ve got plenty of ideas for you. These gifts are colorful, fun, and practical (they don’t get stuffed in a closet somewhere!)


1. Colorful wooden train & animal set
Encounter that ready-to-walk infant to take the next step with a toy that s/he can pull all over for new adventures. Great for learning as they get older – parts disassemble for rearranging

2. Baby’s first holiday ornament
What better way to mark a baby’s first holiday than with this personalized ornament

3. Dock-a-tot
A thoughtful gift for a new parent and newborn! A portable sleeper and lounging pad for all the newborn’s needs

4. One piece coverall
Keep baby warm, cozy, and still stylish with this unisex outer one piece suit

5. Sleeping bag {boys & girls styles available}
A stylish sleeping bag that is great for all those overnight play dates (can be personalized, too!)

6. Glow in the dark pajamas
Kids will love a new set of jammies and will be mesmerized with the fun surprise when the lights go out

7. Contemporary style convertible crib
Give the gift of a good night’s sleep! A welcome gift for any expectant or new moms (and baby!)

8. Teepee
A space to call their own – kids will love camping out in their own sanctuary where they can play with others, read, or simply use their imagination

9. Animal towel wrap
A plush and cute towel to make bath time more enjoyable

10. Kid’s kitchen (here or here)
Hone that budding chef’s imagination and creativity with this kid-sized kitchen



You can always see the entire gift guide here


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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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November 1, 2017

Outfits lately // Style Me Wednesday

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Outfit ideas | see all the looks at

A huge roundup today of different looks posted to my Instagram. Don’t forget to follow me there for looks that don’t always make it to the blog!

Striped shirt | mint green shorts | black block sandals  | see all the looks at

Striped shirt – J.Crew (similar)

Mint green shorts – J.Crew {clearance $13!}

Black block sandals – Target

Striped lace up shirt | white jeans | scallop ballet flats  | see all the looks at

Striped lace up shirt – Old Navy (similar {under $10})

White skinny jeans – AG (love this pair from H&M for $12)

Nude scallop ballet flats – Chloe (preloved version under $200; love this suede version 40% off)

Striped tshirt  | see all the looks at

Striped t-shirts – Comme Des Garcons

Blush pink waist tie shirt | textured skirt | bow heels  | see all the looks at #pinkoutfit #workoutfit

Blush pink belted top – Halogen

Textured skirt – Banana Republic (similar)

Nude bow pump – Ferragamo [this season’s] (budget friendly {$22!})

White polka dot button front shirt | navy ruffle hem skirt | blue bow flats  | see all the looks at

White polka dot shirt – GAP (similar)

Navy ruffle hem skirt – Banana Republic (similar {only $10}, similar {in black})

Navy blue bow flats – Ferragamo (budget friendly)

Lace details  | see all the looks at

{L to R, clockwise}

Grey lace top – J.Crew

Blue lace shirt – LOFT

Beige lace peplum top – J.Crew

White lace top – GAP (similar)

Burgundy heels  | see all the looks at

Burgundy heels – Target

Ankle skinny jeans – Current/Elliott {55% off}

Striped ruffle shirt | navy ruffle hem skirt | chain purse | brown block sandals  | see all the looks at  #summeroutfit #workoutfit

Pink striped flutter sleeve top – Banana Republic (similar)

Navy ruffle hem skirt – Banana Republic (similar {only $10}, similar {in black})

Brown block sandals – Old Navy (similar) {comes in 3 colors}

Chain purse (similar) {original post}

Olive green tie front shirt | brown ring handle purse  | see all the looks at

Olive green tie front shirt – Theory {on clearance for $42!}

Cognac brown ring handle purse / crossbody {comes in black, too}

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October 12, 2017

Best coats for the fall (starting at $39)

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The best coats for fall (starting at $39) | see all the picks at

Layering weather is upon us and now is the perfect time to bring on one more layer: the coat. Assess your closet to see what still works and what, admittedly, needs to be donated. I’ve rounded up some great options starting at $39 and all, under $250! Whether it’s classic or contemporary colors you’re looking for, I’ve got a little bit of everything for you.


1. Black topper coat {only $39}

2. Camel / beige belt wool coat {2 colors}

3. Red coat {only $89 & 2 colors}

4. Textured cocoon coat {comes in extended sizes}

5. Marled grey coat {comes in burgundy}

6. Olive green coat {55% off & 4 colors}

7. Baby blue wrap coat {33% off & 4 colors}

8. Burgundy piped military coat{33% off & 2 colors}

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