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Gift Guide: A to Z Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List

A is for Anthropologie & Agate.

B is for Burberry, Bombas Socks, Baublebar, Barefoot Dreams & Blanket Ladders.

C is for Candles, Corkscrews, Cheese Boards, Coffee Table Books, Cashmere Wraps, Cozy Scarves and… Carry on Cocktail Kits!

D is for Decanters, Diffusers, Diptyque Candles, Daniel Wellington & Drunk Elephant!

E is for Eberjey.

F is for Faux Fur Blankets, Fossil Zip Wallets, Framebridge & FabFitFun.

G is for Glossier, Gilded Glasses & Gray Malin.

H is for Holiday-Themed PumpsHimalayan Salt, & Hearth & Hand with Magnolia.

I is for Innovative Diffusers & iPhone Charging Bracelets.

J is for Jack Rogers.

K is for Kendra Scott & Kiehls.

L is for Lacquer Trays (with Monogram), Longchamp, Lilly Pulitzer & LUSH Soaps.

M is for Mugs, Minimergency Kits, Makeup Brush Sets, Monogrammed Things & the Make it Mine Collection by Kate Spade New York.

N is for Nike Running Shoes and Nordstrom Gift Cards (1% of all gift card sales donated to local nonprofits!)

O is for One Two Lash & Oribe Hair Products.

P is for P:rem Masks.

Q is for Quartz.

R is for Rose-scented Products, Rifle Paper Co., and Reed Diffusers.

S is for Silk Pajamas, Saint James Sailor Stripes, Sugarfina, Sink Sets & Subscription Boxes (see: Birchbox, FabFitFun, Winc).

T is for Trinket Trays, Turkish Towels, Thermal Mugs, Tassel Earrings & Thumbs Cookies!

U is for Umbrella and Urban Outfitters Vinyl.

V is for Voice-Activated Products and Vintage Designer Bags.

W is for Winky Lux, Woven Pear Socks, Waffle Bath Towels, Worker B, Wowder, & W&P Design.

X is for X-benches.

Y is for Yeti Coolers & Travel Mugs.

Z is for Zella Leggings and Z Gallerie Home Decor.

Looking for more gift ideas? Check out our Prepping for Cyber Week post OR Get to Know Glossier + Product Reviews post.

Gift Guide: Holiday Shopping 2017 – Prepping for Cyber Week

Hi all! In prep for Cyber Week (can we admit we’re excited?) wanted to share some steals, deals, and items to consider for gifting this holiday season.

First up, luxury gift picks:

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From left to right:

Row 1: Saint Laurent Sac de Jour / Diptyque Paris Candles / Daniel Wellington Watches

Row 2: Cuyana Sunglass Case / Chanel Flap Bag / Gucci Women’s Belt

Row 3: Dior Holiday Multi-Use Eyes and Lips PaletteDyson Supersonic™ Hair Dryer / Away Luggage

Other luxe considerations: Apple Watch Series 3 / Coravin Wine Preservation System / Yeti Coolers /  White + Warren Cashmere Travel Wraps.

Next, we’re poised to stock up on shirts, skirts, and sweaters. The following retailers typically have 30-50% off all items and we’re keeping our eyes peeled to post the official details as soon as they’re available:

When it comes to beauty, we’re all about the value gift sets. Here’s what’s catching our eye from Sephora:

And Neiman Marcus:

And if you’ve got Glossier on your wishlist (us, too!) here are our giftable recommendations:

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St. Patrick’s Day

There are so many things to celebrate this week!

Between Spring Break quickly approaching and St. Patrick’s Day, there are a million reasons to dress up and splurge on yourself. Pantone named Emerald the color of the year, which could not be more perfect. Emerald not only looks great on every skin tone, but it’s making St. Paddy’s day extra chic this year. J.Crew channeled the color into Tippi sweaters, pumps, and many of their signature looks. All I can say is, yes please!

The JCR Girls | Be Casual

Casual Look
Throughout the day, use Emerald as a pop of color. An easy way to incorporate the trend into an everyday wardrobe is with a classic outfit. Try a white tee, an emerald sweater, dark washed jeans, and flats. To add to the casual look, a gold accessory will look great with green. It looks instantly chic and is a great way to show off that Spring Break tan.

The JCR Girls | Dress Up

Dress Up
I love a great casual look, but nothing is better than putting on a pair of pumps, getting a blow-out, and wearing a dress that fits like a glove. Emerald in the evening feels like Audrey Hepburn wearing Kate Spade. It’s rebellious with color, but instantly chic with the bright tone. If wearing color isn’t your thing, try a LBD and green accessories. Nothing’s better than a great statement necklace and a killer heel.

The JCR Girls | For the Men

For the Men

Whether a man is dressing up or down, green suits them well for spring. With spring break approaching, or here for the lucky few of you, I’m looking forward to seeing guys in green swimsuits. It makes them look instantly tan, gives them that pop of color, and is a fun alternative to boring navy blue trunks. Pair that with Ray-Bans and throw on a graphic-tee- not an old basketball shirt from high school- and their casual look is complete. For St. Paddy’s day, I want to see less dressing up and more of a guy-next-door look. Let’s be honest, St. Patrick’s Day consists of green beer after green beer, so stray away from a fitted button down.

By: Catherine Gabel (@kittygabel)

Back to Crew

Fall is, in my opinion, one of the most stylish seasons. With temperatures comfortable enough to layer pieces without being hidden by outerwear, you can really let your personality come through. Although it’s bittersweet to see sweaters in store windows already, back-to-school time is the best excuse to stock up for a fresh start. J.Crew’s fall arrivals started trickling in in mid-July, teasing customers with perfectly preppy looks that it’s not quite time for yet.

J. Crew Review Blog - Fall Back to School Shopping

The most versatile must-have? A cozy cardigan in a neutral shade. Whether you layer it over a dress, pair it with a flirty blouse, or just slip it over a cami and Minnies for a comfy day in the library, you can’t go wrong!

J. Crew Review Blog - Fall Back to School Shopping

Next, let’s talk cashmere… specifically, the cashmere Tippi sweater. With a myriad color choices (seriously, we’re talking 5 shades of pink/purple) you can easily pair this with a fun necklace to stand out and still have your professor take you seriously (I’m talking to you, tube-top-in-class girl).

J. Crew Review Blog - Fall Back to School Shopping

What better way to show off the remnants of your bronzy summer skin than a pale pink popover? Tucked into rolled-up jeans and complemented by a neutral shoe, it’s a great casual look for running around campus. Add some stand-out earrings or switch the flats for heels to meet up with friends for dinner!

J. Crew Review Blog - Fall Back to School Shopping

A perfect all-American look for a chilly fall day: plaid shirt, jeans, boots, and a field jacket (a vest would be great, too!). Just grab your books and a latte and you’re ready to go!

J. Crew Review Blog - Fall Back to School Shopping

Here is another great outfit made up by three staples you can get a ton of wear from individually. If I ever have to meet with an advisor, a professor, or anyone else that I’d like to see me in a professional light, I like to dress up a little bit – but by mixing up a schoolboy blazer with a feminine top, the look is still young and fresh.

So, tell me, what’s on your list for back-to-school?

Xo

Diane