Shopping My Closet
November 28, 2017

FOR HER {gift guide}

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Sometimes, holiday shopping can get a bit overwhelming and it’s always a question of where to start? Over the next few weeks I’ll be breaking down my holiday gift guide categorically to help you shop for specific people in your life. Today’s gift guide is for the women in your life. Whether she’s a homebody or a techie, or if you just want to get something you know will be used over and over, look no further.


SHOP THE GUIDE:

1. Red crossbody purse {$51 off with code SHOPFAST; 4 colors}
A timeless purse shape that will always be stylish

2. Beige hooded plush cardigan {6 colors}
I own this and wear it around the house ALL THE TIME – the plushness can’t be explained until you feel it for yourself

3. Pink bow embellished heel {3 colors; only $44 with code HOLIDAY2017}
Who doesn’t need an embellished shoe to wear for girls night out or date night?

4. Reed diffuser
Perfect for the homebody to help relax and unwind

5. Pink wool turtleneck {4 colors; 40% off with code BRFAST}
A machine washable (!) winter staple that will be worn over and over again!

6. Clear umbrella {30% off with code MOREJOY}
A fun umbrella that will make rain more bearable and is also worthy of Instagram photos!

7. Good morning coffee mug set
Start the morning off on the right foot – coffee in hand and a nice compliment

8. Stick-it-anywhere phone case
A phone case that sticks practically any surface for a hands-free experience (perfect for the person who loves to take selfies, films YouTube videos, or likes to binge watch TV)

9. Daily planner
Perfect for the person who prefers pen to paper

10. Stainless steel hot/cold bottle
Advertised as keeping beverages cold or hot for 24 hours – I can attest to this claim! I own this and use it on a daily basis to bring my hot or cold coffee to work.

11. Pom pom beanie hat {3 colors; 40% off with code SHOPFAST}
A fun winter accessory that will keep her warm and stylish

12. Lightbox
A great gift for her desk – let her personalize her goals or motto

 
 
 

MORE GIFT IDEAS FOR HER

 
 
 

You can always see the entire gift guide here

 
 
 

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July 27, 2017

On sale: nude / beige shoe staples

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Shoe staples on sale | see all the picks at www.shoppingmycloset.com

Sale season is upon us. With the looming end of summer and start of fall, there’s a lot that’s up for grabs for great prices. A nude-colored shoe is a must have in my closet because it goes with everything. And, I’ve found a variety of them for all under $100. I’m loving the gold accent on this pair and also, the perforation on these booties. Black, grey and brown boots are complete in my closet but I need a nude pair – I’m eyeing this pair. Which pair(s) are you buying?

Lace up heels / sandals: 1 {45% off} // 2 {under $50 and 3 colors} // 3 {40% off} // 4 {40% off and 2 colors}

Boots: 5 {$80 off and 3 colors} // 6 {$80 off and 4 colors} // 7 {3 colors} // 8 {50% off}

Heels: 9 {$27 off} // 10 {33% off and 3 colors} // 11 {50% off} // 12 {50% off and under $40}

Booties: 13 {40% off} // 14 {$68 off} // 15 {30% off} // 16 {30% off}

Casual: 17 {40% off and 3 colors} // 18 {33% off} // 19 {50% off, under $50, and 3 colors} // 20 {25% off}

Mule flats: 21 {$108 off} // 22 {$84 off and 3 colors} // 23 {33% off and 3 colors} // 24 {35% off and 3 colors}

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February 11, 2016

Cold shoulder

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Shoulder cut out sweaters | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Spring weather is just around the corner and what better time to think about transitioning your wardrobe? Enter the sweater cut out – a cross between continuing with your winter wear and having some skin showing just in time for warmer weather. I’ve picked out some options for you below – let me know which one is your favorite?


SHOP THE LOOK:

Black one shoulder cut out sweater

Metallic brown sweater

Embellished white sweater

Cream sweater

Red turtleneck sweater

Oatmeal sweater {less than $21!}

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April 22, 2014

Save or splurge: tweed jacket

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Perhaps you’ve heard of the French designer Coco Chanel? Not only sharing with the world iconic purse designs, she also popularized the collarless tweed jacket starting in 1954.

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The jacket is a good alternative to a sweater or blazer for additional warmth without being too bulky. It is a piece, when added to an existing outfit, can have an uptown or downtown feel. If you’re on the lookout for an updated look on the tweed jacket, consider looking for one that is well-tailored to your frame and has a crop cut.

Save or splurge: tweed jacket | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Save: LOFT textured stripe open jacket
Splurge: Alice & Olivia Kidman open front box jacket

Here are two looks you could create depending on the occasion:

Downtown look for a tweed jacket @loft | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Look 1: consider wearing this out during the weekend lunch outing. Get that hip feel by draping it over a basic tee, boyfriend jeans, a tassel necklace, a hint of pink with a crossbody, and some cute espadrille sandals.

Professional look for a tweed jacket @alice_olivia | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Look 2: stand out during a business meeting – this could work as a great alternative to the matchy suit ensemble. Pair it with a crisp white button-down blouse and a traditional black pencil skirt. Dress it up with accessories: a bold cuff bracelet and drop earrings, an envelope clutch, and bright red pumps. It still screams professional yet distinguishes you from others.

This is what I would consider an investment piece: it’s a look that has transcended the years and has not fallen out of style. Who makes your favorite tweed jacket?

Have you entered the giveaway yet?

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March 18, 2014

Bright stripes

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#jcrew sweater & ballet flats | #target flannel | #gap jeans | www.shoppingmycloset.com

#jcrew sweater & ballet flats | #target flannel | #gap jeans | www.shoppingmycloset.com

#jcrew sweater & ballet flats | #target flannel | #gap jeans | www.shoppingmycloset.com

#jcrew sweater & ballet flats | #target flannel | #gap jeans | www.shoppingmycloset.com

#jcrew sweater & ballet flats | #target flannel | #gap jeans | www.shoppingmycloset.com
I’ve been on a pink color trend lately. Surprisingly, it’s not even my favorite color! I have a fair number of pink-hued items and the majority seem to fall in the fuschia spectrum. It’s a bold color that can run an outfit if not paired properly. I’ve had good outcomes with laying it with greys and blacks. How do you pair your pink?

P.S. Have you entered the giveaway yet? Only 1 day left!


SHOP THE LOOK:

Sweater – J.Crew   (similar style here & here)

Pink flannel button-down ‐ Merona {discontinued}   (similar style here & here)

Necklace ‐ Kohls {discontinued}   (similar style here & here)

Jeans – GAP   (similar style here & here)

Ballet flats ‐ Jessica Simpson {discontinued}   (similar style here & here)

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