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These Kate Spade Surprise Sales Get Me Every Time…

So Kate, she’s great, but all of these amazing sales are both a blessing and a curse. A blessing, because of the incredible deals, of course, but a curse because I simply can’t resist! While I’m trying to cut back on spending (because I have a house and wedding to pay for this spring + summer — eeek!), these sales make it really really difficult to say “No.”

So, I didn’t. But rather than buying a new handbag (I actually just had to a purge a few that I adored but knew I would not use probably ever again), I opted for some small accessories. I purchased two pairs of these Gumdrop Earrings (practical, so practical – back me up on this purchase!).

I’m actually wearing a beat up pair of Gumdrop Earrings right now. I’ve worn them every day for the past 2+ years and I ♥ them. Which is why I figured it was time for an upgrade – a shiny new set of studs, and a spare pair. I actually planned on purchasing these during the last KSNY Surprise Salebut I hesitated (you must never hesitate!) and of course they sold out.

So, here’s the skinny on the good stuff from the Kate Spade Surprise Sale – Feb 2015 (ok, it’s all good stuff, but this is some really good stuff) because it will sell out–and the sale ends in 2 days, so hustle people!

This Mod Floral Thin Bangle is absolutely adorable and while I don’t really wear bracelets, I should probably purchase and keep in my “gift closet” because everyone seems to love bracelets, and this one is cute as can be. This Striped Bangle doesn’t even require a description–just look at it!


Speaking of cute…
These Eiffel Tower earrings + necklace? STOP. Just stop. Like, I’m not even going to get upset over the fact that their product listing misspelled Eiffel (unless ‘Eiffle’ is some new trendy term I don’t know about?) because they are so freakin’ cute. As are these très chic earrings. Go ahead, put French words on your earlobes. You know you want to.

Ok, I’m really feeling ALL OF THE EARRINGS. These, titled the Gatsby Dot Huggies, are darling.

Gatsby-Dot-Huggies I pretty much like anything with Gatsby in it’s name because it’s almost always super fancy and vintagey. And Huggies? Well, they hug your ears, I suppose. [Not to be confused with Huggies diapers.]

Scrolling though the sale, you’ll also come across some clothing with leather elbow patches (oh, how I love leather elbow patches!), polka dots (naturally), tortoise print (obviously), anchors, and bows. Lots of bows.

What’s that? You’re in search of a new satchel? I’d recommend these pretties:

1. The Charm City Ostrich Provence — Oh! Fer cute!


Why yes, I’d love this bag for Valentine’s Day, that’s so sweet of you!

2. The Alice Court Kaiya — Boxier, with a bow, and also…CUTE!



3. The Alice Court Diehl — Bigger bag, bigger bow, nice & neutral (cliff grey / bone, to be precise)


4. The Knightsbridge Constance* – It sounds posh. It looks posh. And structured. And vintagey. A+

*Not sure where they come up with these names.
Have you ever wondered how Essie names their nail polish colors? Me too. This piece of literature won’t answer your question, but it’s definitely worth a read.

Happy Shopping!




Our Guide to 2014 Holiday Gift Guides + Black Friday Sales

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Especially when it comes to saving a ton of money at your favorite retail stores. Browse the gift guides, and get your discount codes organized, because Thanksgiving / Black Friday / Small Business Saturday / Cyber Monday is upon us!

Step 1: Check out the pre-selected gifts at your favorite retailers and add your favorites to your shopping cart:

J.Crew JCrew-Holiday2014-GiftGuide

Tory Burch ToryBurch-Holiday2014-Sales



Kate Spade

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C. Wonder


Ann Taylor

Sole Society

Step 2: Don’t forget the discount codes! Use the following codes to ensure you get the best possible price while shopping this weekend:

Ann Taylor – 50% off your entire purchase. Online Only. Use code: THANKS

J.Crew – 30% off full-price styles and extra 40% off sale styles.* Use code: HOLIDAY

Tory Burch – Holiday Sale Event. Save 20-30%. Use code: LUCKY

Shopbop – Take up to 25% off your order with code: GOBIG14

Don’t forget the Kate Spade Surprise Sale is up to 75% off (but the good stuff goes quick!) and Nordstrom is offering up to 40% off thousands of items.

Happy Shopping!

Gift Guide: The GOLD Edition

True Life: we’re obsessed with all things shiny and gold. So it’s no surprise that we’ve rounded up our favorite gold gift ideas:


1. The Legend Ring by Coordinates Collection @ Charm & Chain (Sign up for the email for 10% off!) Personalize with your own latitude and longitude to create a cherished keepsake.

2. The Wishbone Ring Holder @ Shopbop – A new lucky charm to hold onto your favorite rings!

3. Giftable Passpost Case in Gold Metallic @ FOSSIL – Book your tickets & travel in style!

4. Tory Burch Chevron Drop Earring {on sale for $66.50!) @ Tory Burch – ‘Adds chic architectural interest to any look!’

5. Jonathan Adler Holiday Hearth Candle @ Waiting on Martha – It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas!

6. Kate Spade New York Skinny Mini Bow Stud Earrings @ Piperlime – Bows on lobes!
(Hmmmmthat doesn’t have the same ring to it as ‘Bows on Toes,’ now does it?)

7. Plaza Number Necklace by Lulu Frost @ Neiman Marcus – If you have an extra $900 laying around ~ definitely buy three!

8. Sparkling Champagne Water Bottle by S’well @ Shopbop – Contain Yourself! You can now keep a beverage hot for 12 hours or cold for 24 hours and look glamorous while doing it!

 But wait, there’s mooooooooore!


1. Spikey Firefly Necklace (Get 30% off with code: GETFESTIVE) @ JCrew –  ‘Add instant twinkly magic to an evening look’

2. C. Wonder Stag Bottle Stopper @ Shopbop – It’s the sculpted gold tone deer bottle stopper you’ve been looking for!

3. Kate Spade ‘Tied Up’ Drop Earrings @ Nordstrom – ‘Girly bows bathed in 14-karat gold and sparkling crystal teardrops…’

4. Bobbi Brown ‘Beige Shimmer’ Brick Compact @ Nordstrom – Every glimmery neutral hue you could ask for!

5. Kate Spade New York ‘Secret Garden’ Mixed Stone Stud Earrings @ Nordstrom – Very versatile. Much glam. Ultra gifty.

6. Personalized State Pendant Necklace by Moon and Lola @ Neiman Marcus – Show your state some ♥!

Stay Golden,


Sale Alert! Shopbop Friends & Family Sale On Now

3 Days Only! Take 25% off your Shopbop.com order with code: FAMILY25

Save on your favorites from: Tory BurchKate SpadeMadewellDiane Von Furstenberg, Rebecca MinkoffMarc by Marc Jacobs, & more!


Did we mention Shopbop has free shipping, free returns and is Amazon Prime eligible?

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