Monday, February 18, 2013

Sale Alert: French Connection on Ruelala

I haven't shopped on Ruelala for a long while and was happy to see French Connection on sale this morning. Their dresses are fairly petite friendly and sizes run small.

My picks:
Woodblock Wonder Geranium Rose Print Dress


Jag Off White & Nocturnal Stripe Dress

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Sunday, February 17, 2013

Sale Alert: J.Crew Online Only Extra 40% off & Free Shipping with Any Order

With code STYLE40. You know the drill... What I like about this sale is the Free shipping with any order part, so that I don't have to add fillers to get to $175 for free shipping. A lot of the pieces have very limited sizes left. However, I was surprised to find these Edie Purses in 4 different colors on sale for less than $120 a piece after discount. I'd collect all the colors if I didn't put myself on a purse buying ban.
Digging the navy and the burnished rose!

See oasis green on me here and here. See red on Jean here and here. See oasis green and sagebrush on Elle here

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Sale Alert: J.Crew Factory Extra 30% off (Girls' Maritime-Stripe Dress)

J.Crew Factory is having an extra 30% off everything sale with code XOFACTORY. (Feb. 13 - Feb 17)
There are a few pieces that caught my eyes, but if you are petite I highly recommend that you try this Girls' Maritime-Stripe dress. I'm wearing a size 14 in this picture. The fit is a casual loose fit, but looks very nice with a belt. It can be worn alone, or over a turtleneck; with tights or without. The possibilities are endless.
J.Crew tissue turtleneck in white (xxs, simply love this tee, buy here)
Ann Taylor pumps (this season's version here)
Tommy Hilfiger anchor belt from Macy's (old, similar here)
Swarovski necklace

Other suggestions:
--  FACTORY CLASSIC CREWNECK CARDIGAN (13 colors)
-- FACTORY INTARSIA CHARLEY SWEATER IN ANCHOR
--  Factory Printed Pencil Skirt in Stretch Cotton in Navy Dot
--  FACTORY GOLD AND CRYSTAL LINK BRACELET
--  FACTORY PRINTED SILK TWO-POCKET BLOUSE

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Prabal Gurung for Target Collection For Sale TODAY

The highly anticipated first Target collaboration in 2013 - Prabal Gurung is in store and online starting today. Unlike the Neiman Marcus collaboration at the end of 2012, this collection had my heart skip a beat. Online sale has already started. Also some of the collections are available in selective stores. Here are some of my favorite pieces in this collection.

Dress with full skirt in Floral Crush Print,  Long-Sleeve Tee in Floral Crush Print, Blazer in Floral Crush Print,  Shorts in Floral Crush Print, Ankle-Strap Pump in Sulfur Spring
Cluster Flower Bib Necklace - multicolor
Lace Overlay Top - white/black, Skirt in Meet the Parents Print,

For full selections, enter here.

Are you shopping this collection?

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Berry Cable + Bow Cord with Celine Mini Luggage Tote

I found this cable sweater (officially called Aran-Stitch) at Talbots store and was surprised how beautiful the pattern was (not so much in the online photo for some reason).  The color (apple candy) is a rich dark berry and is flattering on most skin tones. I also loved the orange color in store but decided against it because it didn't do much for me for some reason (probably because of both skin color and hair color). Online has a wine color in miss sizes (not in petite) that I also love. I compared the petite size P with miss XS for this sweater and the differences were minimal. If you don't mind a bit longer lengths, you'll have a much larger selection of colors online.

The ribbon bow corduroy is from Crewcut (size 14) and fits great on me. It's not one of my everyday pants but is so unique and lovely I decided to keep it. It's a way cheaper version of the J.Crew adult version here. I look like a Christmas present, don't I?

I got so sick of the looks of pumps that I decided to change it up a little bit on my choice of footwear. These Coach lace up booties are still one of my favorite purchases from Marshalls. 

A few words about this Celine mini luggage tote after having it for a week or so. 
  • It's heavy (2.5 pounds)
  • It's amazingly versatile (goes with pretty much every outfit I put together)
  • It's large (fits a lot but on the other hand I don't like to put too much in it since it was already heavy)
  • Leather is amazing - soft but extremely tough.
  • Some part of the trims are peeling (that's how it was when I got it) which surprises me since I didn't expect the make of an expensive designer bag to have that problem, period.
  • Looks borderline ridiculous on me. I'd go a size down if I purchase. A micro would be perfect. For reference I'm 5 feet. Mini measurement (12x12x7), micro measurement (10.5x11x5).

Outfit Details
Talbots Aran-Stitch Sweater in Candy Apple (buy here)
J.Crew Girls' toothpick cord in ribbon bow print (buy here)
Coach lace-up booties (similar here, here)
Ann Taylor chambray shirt (similar here)
Michael Kors watch (review here, buy here)
Stella & Dot bracelet won from AlterationsNeeded
pearl necklace from BJ's. (buy here)
Red stone pendant and bracelet set (gifted by a friend)
Celine Mini Luggage Tote (rented from BBOS, invite here, take 30% off rental today only with code 30EXTRA)

Saturday, February 2, 2013

Blush, Wine, and Brown

Happy Saturday! The wind last week was something wasn't it? It woke us all up at about 5 am and no one slept after that. The howling was something that I never experienced before. One of our window screen fell off and we missed a few pieces of shingles. Then there was this 60 degree weather for a day. Crazy!  I went to the mall today with Jasmine and mother-in-law to do some returns and MIL wanted to get something for her grand daughter for her birthday. Abercrombie Kids was having a redline sale of extra 70% off. We came out with a big bag of clothes for Jasmine and Tristan.  Most of the pieces were under $10. This cute leigh blazer is only $25 in store. Compare to the A&F version for $300.  Too bad the size M is a bit too tight on Jasmine and they didn't have size L in store. Their customer service is not the best - no store locating service or holding or shipping. Come on. We did find a very cute polka dot legging jeans for her for only $6. Hope you all are enjoying your weekend. See you soon!
Banana Republic factory ivory shirt (real deal here)
Forever 21 blush blazer (similar here)
Gap skinny cord (similar here)
Talbots nude pumps (similar here)
Ann Taylor haircalf skinny belt (grey version here)
Chanel Sunnies
BJ's pearls 
Longchamp Le Pliage Medium tote in brown (10 colors here, camel here)

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