All in the Kicks

Mix and Match.

It’s all about comfy and mixing and matching with this outfit!  With all of the running around for the holidays – a great pair of sneakers is the way to go.

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These days I am LOVING my new kicks (now on sale!)- perfect for on the go and I have to say, they go with most everything!  As I run around town to make my last minute shopping trips, I am geared up and ready …

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Add my favorite fur vest and a little edge with my camo jacket – ready to hit the stores!

And because all we can do is laugh during the stressful holiday season … here is one last one for you!

Jacket (similar), Vest (similar here and here ), Shirt, Jeans, Shoes, Hat

Only 7 more days until Christmas – we hope everyone is getting their last minute shopping done!

Still need presents for the guy in your life?  Here is our latest post to help you out.

Shop this post here!

Happy Weekend everyone …

What to Buy for a Guy {Guy Gifting}

I struggle every year with what to get the guys in my life.  My Dad, my husband, my father in law…….how many times do they need a new tie, shirt, socks, boxer shorts, or a new wallet?  Yes, those things do get worn out – but blech! Boring!

Here are some of my favorite (more unique) ideas for this holiday season:

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New Balance for J Crew, $150. These kicks are totally kickin’ it.

Blind Barber The Regimen Kit, $58

Blind Barber The Regimen Kit, $58. All men need this, none of them buy it for themselves.

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Bonobos Palmetto Golf Pant, $148 – This plaid is what I would call ‘darling’ but maaaaybe don’t call them ‘darling’ to your guy.

David Yurman Braided Knot Cuff Links, $475.  Simple and chic perfection for your man.

David Yurman Braided Knot Cuff Links, $475. Simple and chic perfection for your man.

Triple C Green Juice Power Bank phone charger, $60.   He should always be fully charged!

Triple C Green Juice Power Bank phone charger, $60. He should always be fully charged!

Tiny Prints personalized I Phone case.  This one is 'manly' but can show off his pride and joy at the same time.  $54.99

Tiny Prints personalized I Phone case. This one is ‘manly’ but can show off his pride and joy at the same time. $54.99

Marshall Speaker, $400.  I can speak from experience; my husband bought this for himself last Christmas and we use it daily!

Marshall Speaker, $400. I can speak from experience; my husband bought this for himself last Christmas and we use it daily!

Touchtec Ragg Wool Gloves, $45.  The tips let you text!

Touchtec Ragg Wool Gloves, $45. The tips let you text!

 

Robies Lounge Pants.  $86.  Apparently, these are the best lounge pants EVER MADE.  What guy doesn't want the best lounge pants ever made?

Robies Lounge Pants. $86. Apparently, these are the best lounge pants EVER MADE. What guy doesn’t want the best lounge pants ever made?

Richer Poorer 'Overnighter' gift pack. The BEST girlfriend gift, right?  $32.

Richer Poorer ‘Overnighter’ gift pack. The BEST girlfriend gift, right? $32.

 

Kiehl's Rockwell Ultimate Man's Refueling Kit, $59 at Nordies.  This is ALWAYS a hit around our house.

Kiehl’s Rockwell Ultimate Man’s Refueling Kit, $59 at Nordies. This is ALWAYS a hit around our house.

Sale Alert! Green Monday

Hurry! There are some deals you do NOT want to miss on this Green Monday!

Check these yummy, comfy UGGS out … normally $140 for $63!

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And these cute, FRYE booties perfect with skinny jeans and skirts, only $229 normally $498!

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There are LOTS more Uggs and Frye shoots you don’t want to miss!

Need more gift ideas, shop here …

My Coveted Cape

Every season there seems to be something that I am coveting and this year it was the cape.

The cape seems to be a big trend this season and it is everywhere … from the blanket cape to the evening cape, there are endless options to wear this trend.

There are so many amazing capes out there and it was hard to choose!

Add a little ‘windowpane’, some oxfords, a little leopard and a floppy hat … and voila!

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These shoes have become a staple this season and I have paired them with everything from my black cigarette pants to boyfriend jeans and a slouchy sweater.

They are SO comfy!  Who knew menswear could be so sweet.

Cape, Blouse, Belt, Oxfords, Hat, Necklace, Earrings

Want more options for the perfect cape?  Me too!

Happy Friday Everyone!

12 must-shop sites on Cyber Monday

Our favorite sites to shop this Cyber Monday.  With so many websites competing, it’s hard to choose where to spend your dollars, so we’ve narrowed it down.  Happy cyber spending!

ASOS.COM 30% off sitewide. Code ILOVEMONDAYS

SoleSociety.com   30% off Sitewide.  No code necessary.

SoleSociety.com 30% off Sitewide. No code necessary.

Athleta.com  20% off Sitewide.  Code CYBER20

Athleta.com 20% off Sitewide. Code CYBER20

Piperlime.com  30% off sitewide.  Code CYBERSALE.

Piperlime.com 30% off sitewide. Code CYBERSALE.

JCrew.com  30% off sitewide with exclusions.  Code MONDAY

JCrew.com 30% off sitewide with exclusions. Code MONDAY

Kate Spade Angelique Heels in rose gold glitter

Kate Spade. 30% off Sitewide. Code: CYBER30

 

Topshop.com  30% Select Merchandise.  No code necessary.

Topshop.com 30% Select Merchandise. No code necessary.

 

 

Nordstrom.com  40% off select items.  No code necessary.

Nordstrom.com 40% off select items. No code necessary.

 

Saksfifthavenue.com  Designer Sale - up to 40% off.  No code necessary.

Saksfifthavenue.com Designer Sale – up to 40% off. No code necessary.

Baublebar.com  20% off sitewide. Code CYBER20

Baublebar.com 20% off sitewide. Code CYBER20

Bloomingdales.com  25% off sitewide (some exclusions).  No code necessary.

Bloomingdales.com 25% off sitewide (some exclusions). No code necessary.

Madewell.com  25% off sitewide.  Code is GIFTON

Madewell.com 25% off sitewide. Code is GIFTON

We Heart Shopbop: Black Friday Picks

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Oh there are so many deals to be had on Black Friday, so many!  How to choose where to spend your dough?  We like Shopbop, of course.  Mainly because the discount gets deeper the more you spend, and they offer a thousand and one different brands.

Here’s the deal:

The Big Event
15% off orders of $250+
20% off orders of $500+
25% off orders of $1000+
Includes All Full-Price & SALE Items
Use Code GOBIG14 at Checkout

Offer ends Monday, December 1 at midnight.

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Swing Skirt Style

Skirts are so fun to wear, especially one that has a little swing to it.  And here’s a news flash: swingy skirts aren’t just reserved for the warmer months.  I love wearing them with tights and wearing them with something unexpected on top.

This skirt, from J Crew (similar here) has an easy but not too loud black and white print that makes it super versatile.  In this first look, I threw on some black opaque tights, booties, my fur vest and an IRO shirt I scored on Shopbop (its on sale!).  I layered on some bracelets and a couple of necklaces to glam it up a bit.

{Scroll to the bottom of the post to shop both looks.}

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In the second look below, I made things a little more casual.  The sweater I wore I normally would put on with jeans for a super casual day with the kids, but it paired perfectly with the skirt!  I put on yet another necklace for some depth, but that’s about all I changed.  Both looks work for so many occasions, and it’s so much more fun to be wearing a skirt than the old standby jeans or black pants, right?

 

 

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I want to throw out a special THANK YOU to my new photographer here in Fairfield, Adriane Sherman.  She totally ‘gets’ me and understands how awkward it can be pose for your own blog photos, argh!  Thanks A, you are the best!

Oh and PS – if anyone needs a local Fairfield photog – let me know, i’ll get you in touch with her!

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Holiday Dress Shopping

We have been busy lately helping our clients prepare for the holiday season …

We thought we would share a few of our favorite finds!

From jumpsuits to dresses to pants – anything goes this holiday season.

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We LOVE getting everyone dressed for all of the big events – stay tuned for our annual ‘holiday treat’!

Our Favorite Winter Weather Boots

Wow – much of the country already got some snow!  Yikes – could be a long winter. But, If that’s the case, we should all be stylishly prepared.

Below, scroll through for our top 12 favorite winter weather boots – and these are ALL waterproof.  You can thank us later!

Glad for {90’s} Plaid

I loved me some oversize plaid shirts back in the 90’s.  That was what it was all about – Pearl Jam, Nirvana, Steve Miller band, Gap jeans and a big ol’ plaid shirt.  Oh – did I forget to mention my bangs?  They were backcombed and teased until they could be no more, then hairsprayed into oblivion.  Awesome, right?  You wish I was posting a #tbt photo right now don’t you?

Thankfully, wearing a plaid shirt in this decade is a little more chic.  And I *might* be a little more style savvy.  I want to wear this Rails plaid shirt every day.  It’s that comfy.  And I can’t go without mentioning my favorite new Ash booties.  I wore these all day in NYC walking around over the weekend and my feet didn’t ache at all (this is an accomplishment).

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Shop this look ~

Jeans: the Looker skinnies by Mother

Booties:  Ash Manhattan Hidden Wedge

Shirt:  Rails Kendra Plaid Button Down

Vest:  Rebecca Taylor  (similar here)

Bag:  Alexander Wang (shop Alexander Wang bags here)

Bracelets:  David Yurman, Stella & Dot, and Lisa Stewart monogram cuff

Necklace: Gorjana

Earrings:  J Crew (similar here)

 

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