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New In For Spring: Madewell

One of the nice things about vacation is that you can focus on a few mindless tasks; a.k.a., the things you don’t normally have to do (i.e., checking e-mails, making phone calls, the list goes on and on.) On vacation, I try to read books, take in the sunshine, and when we’re huddled up in our hotel room at the end of vacation days, I scour my favorite websites.

Madewell Denim - New In For Spring

Madewell caught my eye immediately. I’m a big fan of their denim and their new in items for Spring are gorgeous and laid-back and have the prettiest subtle vacation vibes. (This sweet little lace-up dress has my name written all over it and how cute is the embroidered heart detail on their high-rise jean shorts?)

New In For Spring - Madewell Shorts

These are a few of my favorite things …

 

images via Madewell Musings


Lexi

The Shopbop Big Spring Sale Event (What to Buy)

It’s time for another Shopbop Sale; and this one is BIG. You can score up to 25% off full-price and sale items, including all of the brand new Spring styles. (Those are major nearly sitewide markdowns on brands we all love like Tory Burch, Citizens of HumanityLoeffler Randall, Free People, and 3.1 Phillip Lim, that are almost NEVER on sale.) All you have to do is enter the promo code GOBIG17 during checkout and BINGO: huge savings.

But here’s the catch, things sell out FAST at Shopbop‘s Big Sale Events. To help out, this season Shopbop is offering up a Sneak Peek of the sale TODAY, February 27th starting at 7:18am EST (the official launch is not until February 28th at 7:18am EST), and don’t forget, the sale ends March 5th at 4:00am EST.

Just before the start of Spring, during Shopbop‘s huge Buy More, Save More Sale, I like to add to a few new favorite seasonal pieces to my wardrobe. My advice: stock up on Spring and Summer fashion essentials – a new brand favorite pair of jeans for Spring (this Citizens of Humanity pair – my all-time fave denim brand – is also going in my cart for sure!), a super flattering basic bikini, the perfect getaway dress, the most flattering oversized sunglasses I own, my favorite bralette, the kind of necklace you’ll wear everywhere, and of course, a sleek new bag for Spring – and save really big; as in, up to 25% off everything big.

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Below are just a few of my favorite things at Shopbop right now, but I could spend hours on the site. They carry all of my favorite brands, offer free shipping AND free return shopping, and their customer service is the best.

 

Happy shopping!

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Lexi

Spring Must-Have: The Mini Bag (+ We’re Giving Away a Gucci Bag!)

Though it’s taken me a long time to go with the “less is more” theory, in the past few years I’ve come around in a major way, thanks to the very adorable mini bag trend. Especially if you live in a city, or are always on the run, and really just need to be able to reach for the essentials, a mini bag is, well, essential. Mini bags are convenient and have become increasingly more high fashion and chic. I actually often carry a diaper bag and mini bag, so that I can just leave the diaper bag in the car or at home when I’m not with Scarlett or don’t really need the huge bag full of everything. Mini bags are where it’s at. They look chic, hold just what you need, and won’t overpower your look.

Read on to see the 12 must-have mini bags topping my Spring wish list and be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom of this post for a chance at WINNING a Gucci GG Marmont Matelassé Mini Bag!

Spring Must-Have: 12 Mini Bags in Every Price Range. Click through for the details. | glitterinc.com | @glitterinc

1. Rebecca Minkoff Handbags Sand Leather Mini Darren Messenger Bag // 2. Mackage Rubie Cross Body Bag // 3. Loeffler Randall Dome Satchel (Love that this one has a little extra room but is still sleek!) // 4. Sole Society Faylina Studded Faux Leather Saddle Bag (Love the taupe color as well, and they’re both under $50!) // 5. Gucci GG Marmont Matelassé Mini Bag (WIN THIS BAG!) // 6. Rebecca Minkoff Chase Leather Saddle Bag // 7. 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Mini Leather Satchel Bag // 8. Phase 3 Grommet Faux Leather Saddle Bag (Less than $40!) // 9. Gucci Soho Leather Disco Bag (A blogger fave!) // 10. Chloé The Marcie Mini Textured-Leather Shoulder Bag // 11. J. Crew Signet Calf Hair Bag (Totally crushing on this little spotted bag!) // 12. Proenza Schouler PS11 Mini Leather Shoulder Bag #goals

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This week I am teaming up with an amazing group of ladies to bring you an INCREDIBLE giveaway. The winner will receive a Gucci GG Marmont Matelassé Mini Bag.

Gucci GG Marmont Matelassé Mini Bag

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You are sure to discover some amazing bloggers you may not already be following! Good luck!

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J. Crew Fall 2017 Collection Presentation

Over the weekend, J. Crew unveiled their Fall 2017 ready-to-wear collection at New York Fashion Week. Not only was the clothing in the presentation chic and refreshing, but just as they did last season, the brand opted to show their new collection on “real people” J.Crew admires. How cool is that? J. Crew also did some archive-raiding this season; a few classic J.Crew pieces such as the striped rugby shirt and rollneck sweater have been brought back. Everything old is new again.

Below are some of my favorite looks from the fashion week presentation. Not a detail was missed, and I can’t help but want every piece from the outfits. All of that tartan and tulle and sparkle and leopard print. I love that punchier and somewhat glamorous pieces are made to work for a more everyday chic look with J.Crew‘s classic preppy staples with a twist.

If you’re looking to stock up for spring, J.Crew is currently offering 25% off your purchase or 30% off if you spend $150+.

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I’m over here just trying to come up with a place where I NEED to wear that skirt. It’s perfection.

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Cutest leopard clutch! Loving that striped ribbon pull closure.

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They had me at glitter booties.

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Lexi

The Cutest Ruffle Tops to Add to Your Closet

Has anyone else spotted the ruffle tops trend just about everywhere this season? And while you may be seeing ruffle tops now, just wait until the Spring; perfect Spring temperatures were made for soft, romantic ruffled tops and blouses. The ruffle trend is going to be bigger than ever this Spring. And this trend is the kind after my own heart; I love feminine details in fashion wherever I can get them. I mean, this breezy long-sleeve version with a forgiving ruffle hem is at the top of my must have list, and I can’t stop staring at this striped ruffled tank from the Who What Wear collection for Target (the $17.99 price tag doesn’t hurt either!)

The cutest ruffle tops to add to your closet this Spring and Summer (with plenty of affordable options too!) | glitterinc.com | @glitterinc

So I’m rounding up the cutest ruffle tops to add to your closet this Spring, and most are actually pretty affordable. (Because I am all about savings when it comes to shopping the trends; though I will say, ruffles are always a good idea!)

Happy hunting!

What do you think? Are you loving the trend? Have you found your perfect ruffle top yet? It really is such a versatile, fun trend, and it’s easy to go casual, dressy, or even work-appropriate with so much variety out there.

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Confessions of a Shopaholic | Valentine’s Day Wishlist + Gift Guide

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, I figured it was time for a little v-day edition of my favorite things; i.e., I’ve rounded up a few of the items (fashion, home, beauty, and more) that I’ve been crushing on and miiiight just make the perfect Valentine’s Day gift. It’s time for: the shopaholic confessions.

Let’s talk Valentine’s Day:

I’m thinking a cozy night in, wearing pj’s, this oversized Free People Low Tide Cardigan I’ve had my eye on, and a huge blanket, digging into fancy fondue and watching all of the sappy rom coms sounds like heaven right about now. By the way, I’m all about cozy date nights in; these 12 inexpensive Valentine’s Day date night ideas (from the comfort of your sofa) might just be perfect for your not so big plans this year.

If you have big date night plans, might I suggest this stunner of a velvet dress? It’s GORGEOUS. We might actually go for a night at home with Scarlett, and a date night the next night.

How about you? Have you started making plans for Valentine’s Day?

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Confessions of a Shopaholic | Valentine’s Day Wishlist + Gift Guide

Serena & Lily Chunky Knit Wool Throw: It’s no secret I adore these blankets.

Stella McCartney Poppy Snoozing Pajamas (Also LOVE these Eberjey Georgina Lace-Trimmed Jersey Pajama Shorts + Eberjey Georgina Lace-Trimmed Jersey Pajama Top)

Eat Beautiful: Food and Recipes to Nourish Your Skin from the Inside Out: Everyone is raving about this book and it’s on my wishlist.

Magnolia Bakery Cookbook: Best.Cupcakes.Ever.

Crate & Barrel Swissmar Lausanne 11-Piece Copper Fondue Set (And while we’re on the subject of copper, this Copper Measuring Cup Set is perfection. Just sayin’.) I heart copper. And fondue. And baking.

“You, Me, and Coffee” Coffee Mug: A girl can never have too many cheeky mugs.

Cara Bow Headband: This has major Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl vibes and I want.

AERIN Beauty Rose Lip Conditioner: Anything with rose in it is a favorite of mine.

Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Volupté Shine Oil-In-Stick Lipstick: Just got this a few weeks back and I am obsessed. It’s super moisturizing, smells super fruity in just the right way, and has buildable color so you can go sheer-ish or pretty bright red, depending on how much you put on.

Dior Diorshow Lash-Extension Effect Volume Mascara: One of my all-time fave mascaras.

One Truffle Rose Clarity Clutch and Card Case: Organization in pink.

Horne Contour Key Ring: The prettiest way to get control of your keys.

Kate Spade Posy Court Heart Dish: Pretty dishes for trinkets and such; I can’t get enough.

diptyque Baies Scented Candle: diptyque candles last and last and they’ll make your whole house smell incredible. I’m pretty partial to Gardenia and Jasmin as well.

Catbird Rings: I am a HUGE fan of delicate stacking rings. You can see what everyday jewelry I wear here. And of course, I’d love to add a little sparkle to the mix:

Loeffler Randall Winnie Babouche Slides: Loeffler Randall shoes are stunning, well-made, and pretty much always on my wishlist.

Celine Belt Bag (also, here): A girl can dream, right?

Golden Goose Superstar Patent Leather Sneakers (Also, these Golden Goose Fancy Glitter High-Top Sneakers): I’m not really a sneaker kinda girl, but in pink, these kicks, with their cool girl vintage vibes, have me seeing the light.

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Any must-haves topping your list this season? You can check out my Confessions of a Shopaholic posts of past seasons here.

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Lexi