Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Happy Birthday Piperlime!

In honor of Piperlime's birthday, place an order online and receive a $25 gift certificate towards your next purchase TODAY ONLY.  Also, there's a 1 in 100 chance you'll receive a $100 gift certificate instead. 

Want to wear your purchase fast?

Friday, October 22, 2010

Still No Costume?

Getting down to the last minute for your costume?  Still have no idea?  Check out Amazon's Halloween Shopand get up to 50% off your costume!

Women's Secret Wishes Princess Leia Costume, White, M (6/8)
Michael Jackson Deluxe Zipper Jacket, Red, MediumDeluxe Baby Bunting, Mermaid Costume, 1 to 9 Months

Happy Haunted Shopping!

Saturday, October 16, 2010

UPDATE Gap Recycle Program

Unfortunately, Gap is no longer honoring their Recycle Your Blues program I previously blogged about.  They will still take your jeans, but they will not give you the 30% discount.  Why, might you ask??  Because they are now offering 40% off every pair of jeans in their store.

And trust me, they won't stack the 40% and the 30% - I tried for about 10 minutes to convince the store manager to give me both discounts.  He didn't, but I still got a steal of a deal (just not as big as I wanted) on two pairs of jeans. 

So sorry again about the misinformation - I didn't find out until I went into the store.  Nevertheless, happy shopping!

Down East Basics Sale

Receive an extra 25% off dresses and skirts - enter DRESS25 at checkout. Shop here.

My favorite for the triangle-shaped body?  This Simple Silhouette in Smoky Grape.

Happy Shopping!

Friday, October 15, 2010

Trend Update: Military

Popping up all over the fashion scene are military details - from cargo leggings to jackets, this trend can be seen everywhere.  Not a fan of the detailed pockets and double-breasted buttoned look?  Incorporate this trend by simply using khaki and olive in your wardrobe.



Where to buy Military Trends:

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Ann Taylor Sale

Now at Ann Taylor - buy 1 full-priced top, get the 2nd 50% off.  Plus, a sale for 40% off. 

And check out this GORGEOUS coat that I'm just sure I need!

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Gap Recyling Program

This sale is no longer valid, please see this post for explanation. Happy Shopping!




Have jeans you no longer wear?  Jeans that don't fit?  Jeans that you just don't want?  Bring in any of your old denim to any Gap store and receive 30% off their 1969 jeans for men, women, and maternity during their Recyle Your Blues event. 



Using your GapCard?  Get an extra 5% off.  Event ends October 20.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Columbus Day Sales

All sales end today.

Banana Republic:  Take an extra 25% off sale items, in-store only.

Gap: Get 40% off your entire purchase, in-store only.  Have a Gapcard?  Use it and get 45% off your entire purchase.

Express: Get $15 off for every $60, $30 for every $120, $45 for every $180, and $60 off for every $240 purchase.  Online promo code is 9978, else print your coupon here.

Ann Taylor:  Take an additional 40% off already reduced styles.  Enter EXTRA40 at checkout or just visit your local store.

Banana Republic Petite silk origami blouse


Thursday, October 7, 2010

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

ENDS TODAY BR, Gap, and Old Navy Sale

Save 30% off any Banana Republic, Gap, or Old Navy purchase online only.  Enter SAVEBIG at checkout.  As always, get free shipping when your order is over $100 or more.
Want free shipping but don't want to spend the hundred bucks?  Go in with a friend or two and submit your order all at once to get free shipping, then split the bill according to the items you bought. 

Happy Shopping!

Monday, October 4, 2010

Fabulous Fabrics: Tweed

Tweed
Definition: a wool fabric made up of two or more colors in a twill weave (a pattern of parallel diagonal lines).

Tweed can usually be found in jackets and suits during the fall season.  Made up of any colors and a variety of patterns, it makes an excellent layering item for those cool days.  Good quality tweeds are made 100% of wool, although you can find a good quality item made of a mixture of mostly wool and polyester.  My current favorites are from J. Crew:


How to care for it:  Because most tweeds are made of wool, throwing it in the washer isn't the smartest idea, unless you want a mini-tweed item.  Some tweeds are now mixed with a polyester, but your best bet is to follow the care instructions on your clothing item.  Dry cleaning is always a safe bet with this type of fabric.  Wrap in plastic or in a cedar chest for long-term storage.

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