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Black Friday Sale Roundup: Home

Been waiting for a good deal on that don’t NEED but really really want super soft blanket? Need to stock up on decorations to add a little more of the holiday spirit to your place? Well, you came to the right place. In addition to our other Black Friday Sale Roundups (for clothing and beauty) we’ve gathered up the best sales for home items as well:

Crate & Barrel: 15% off full-priced purchases with code SAVE15.

Pottery Barn: Lots of Black Friday deals to be found (save up to 50% off). I’ve personally got my eye on a faux fur throw (30% off)!

All of Williams Sonoma‘s Black Friday deals can be found here. Nespresso machines for 30% off, stemware sets starting at just $19.95, and up to 50% off William Sonoma cookware…I’d say there are some pretty good deals to scoop up.

CB2: Use code SAVE15 to receive 15% off of your full-priced purchase. CB2 is the perfect place to pick up unique items to add a little personality to your home – this pig bookend set is sure to start some convos next time you have guests over!

West Elm: Buy More, Save More! Receive up to 30% off of your purchase with code MOREISMORE. There are even some Black Friday Bonuses at 40% off!

And…don’t forget to check out the home sections at Nordstrom and Anthro!

Have you made any Black Friday purchases? Share them with us in the comments below!

Style Books

I love reading fashion blogs, but lately I’ve been flipping through style books to get inspiration for outfit ideas. My pages are dog-eared with post-its and sketches of outfits I could put together with items already in my closet. Plus, the covers are so artsy and chic they double as décor around my apartment!

See a few of my favorites here:

XO
Laura
(Best friend and guest blogger)

Life Lately: 5 Things We’re Into Right Now

1. Chromecast

Google Chromecast YOU GUYS! If you don’t have one and you’re not on the waitlist, you need to get on it now.
It’s like, AppleTV but for only $35. Srsly tho. Time to get your #geekchic on.

2. NYFW
NYFW-RewardStyle-Party Because, parties.

3. Shopping Your Own Closet
Came across this Buzzfeed article titled, “10 Ways To Hack Your Heels” and I was like “MUST try #1 #5 #7 and #10 NOW!”

4. Creating Gallery Walls
It’s a chore, but so rewarding when you get it just right. Am I right? This little one in my bedroom is ALMOST there:
Gallery Wall | The JCR Girls

5. Tuft Stuff
If you’re a regular reader I’m sure you’re already well aware that I love a good tuft. Hence, my tufted chesterfield sofa, my new tufted ottoman (thought you couldn’t double up on the tuft, think again!) and my latest pursuit…a tufted headboard!
Tufted Ottoman and Sofa | The JCR Girls

Please please please help me choose:

All of the following images are from Wayfair.com

One
Tufted-Headboard

Two

Wayfair-Upholstered-Headboard

Three

Wayfair-Headboard

Four

Skyline-Furniture-Tufted-Cotton-Upholstered-Headboard

Five

Tufted-Headboard Six
Skyline-Furniture-Tufted-Upholstered-Headboard

Seven

Found it at Wayfair - Nail Button Tufted Headboard in Navy Linen

For background – my bedding is navy and white; walls are white.

XO,

Marty

 

Style Crush: C. Wonder

C. Wonder Store in Cape Cod - Photo via JustLuxe.com Photo via Justluxe.com

I was introduced to C. Wonder  through AMC’s The Pitch (a dramaticized view of the ad agency world, inspired by the hype around MadMen, but far from an accurate portrayal of the agency world). But I won’t bore you with the dynamics of the advertising industry in this post. Instead, I will shine some light on this new clothing chain, C. Wonder.

For starters, I stalked them on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and was decently impressed with their branding, design aesthetic, cutesy GIFs sprinkled throughout their website. The website itself features several social media calls-to-action a la Kate Spade’s Shop | Play site…oh sorry, I promised I wouldn’t bore you with advertising/marketing speak!

While copying Kate on the site layout (and who can blame them, it’s brilliant), C. Wonder’s design aesthetic closely channels Tory Burch. Which is no surprise because the founder is Chris Burch, Tory’s ex-husband. [Read more about that here]. Instead of bright orange, C. Wonder shows off bright green, rather than the signature buckle, C. Wonder displays cursive-y C’s.
C. Wonder Blog Post C. Wonder recently opened a shop in Nantucket, and from the Facebook pics, it looks pretty darn cute. Next time I’m on the East Coast I will definitely pop in to a C. Wonder store. I’m already impressed with their branding, design and store layout, (on a mission to surprise, delight and inspire middle-aged women to pull out their credit cards) but I want to see if the quality of products lives up to expectations. It’s quite a price break from Tory Burch pieces, but I still have high hopes.

While most of their clothing skews toward an older female demographic, I’m drawn to a few key pieces and several of their house ware/decor items:

Brightly colored C. Wonder Bangle Bracelets

Brightly Colored Bangles

C.wonder Red iPad Clutch

Large Red Leather iPad Clutch

C. Wonder City Bike

Lime Green City Bike

Ikat Dinnerware from C. Wonder

Ikat Dinnerware (not to mention adorable teacups + saucers)!

Ikat Nesting Bowls via C. Wonder Ikat Nesting Bowls

C. Wonder Tortoise NutBowl via JCR Girls Blog

Tortoise Bowl

C. Wonder Wicker Picnic Basket Set Wicker Picnic Basket Set

C. Wonder Take Note Notebook

‘Take Note’ Navy Notebook

C. Wonder Silver Pedestal Clock

Pedestal Clock

Lobster Capris via C. Wonder

Lobsta Crops + Navy Buckle Sandals

Tweet us your favorite C. Wonder items via @JCrewReview!

Why is a blog called “J. Crew Review” talking about other brands? Well…we are actually in the midst of a transition. We LOVE J. Crew to death, but we are ready to take this blog to the next level. Stay tuned for more “Style Crush” content in the near future.

-MM