Thursday, July 23, 2009

The "Now" Accessory - Cocktail Rings

Cocktail Rings are the ultimate accessory right now. They range from different shapes and sizes and are found in every price range. I love how you can find ones that are very modern looking, but can also find wonderful ones that have the vintage classic look. These rings are sure to catch every fashionistas eye!

Rhinestone Flower Ring - $6 Wet Seal
Paloma’s Sugar Stack Ring - $800 Tiffany & Co.

Olivia Bead Frame Ring - $5.80 Forever 21
Sterling Bold Cushion Cut Ring - $69.25 QVC

Vintage Style Oversized Oval Cocktail Ring - $7 Mod Clothing
Sterling Silver Synthetic Red Jasper Ring - $49.99

Peridot Flower Genstone Ring - $24 Mexicali Blues
Gilded Posey Ring - $118 Anthropologie

14k GoldEmerald Cut Smokey Quartz Ring - $650 Macy’s
Turquoise and Pearl Ring - $370 Bergdorf Goodman

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Shop Online Sample Sales!

Online sample sales are the greatest thing since sliced bread! they offer deeply discounted designer sales for a day or two at a time. Problem is that most are invite only. Well, here are some invites! There are a few sites I am part of that only offer invites through email. So leave a comment with your email address if you want invites to those as well. Happy Shopping!


Rue la la

Ideeli (lookout for their giveaways!)

Beyond the Rack - Please use my invite code NGREC08726B

Billion Dollar Babes

My Perfect Sale

Vintage Mod for Summer and Fall

A very popular and feminine look is the Vintage Mod look. Stores like Anthropologie and Free People focus on this trend as the base of their fashion. If those stores are out of your budget, wait till they have their excellent sales, or visit Mod Cloth, Lulu's and Forever 21 to get your look.

The following dresses are perfect examples of how to pull off this look. And most of these will still be great to wear on those nice weekends in the fall!
Pleated Neck and Frill Dress - $46.89 Mod Clothing
Kimchi Blue Colorblock Navajo Dress - $68 Urban Outfitters

Kimchi Blue Strappy Sundress - $68 urban Outfitters
Belted Shift Dress - $50 Mod Clothing

Pollyanna Polka Dot Mini Dress - $34 Lulu’s
Striped Top Dress - $19.80 Forever 21

Free People Desert Bloom Dress - $89.60 Bloomingdales (on sale now!)
Interweaved Woven Dress - $19.80 Forever 21

Jacqueline Dress - $98 Anthropologie
Mixed Media Dress - $158 Anthropologie


I love vintage and vintage inspired handbags. They always have such a classic and elegant look. And they are a refreshing change from the handbags you see everyone carrying now. In my opinion, there is nothing special about a bag that you see 1 in every 5-10 woman carrying!

Deena and Ozzy Quilted Tote - $49 Urban Outfitters (on sale now!)
Tilled Expense Hobo - $159 Anthropologie

Carnegie Clutch - $43 Lulu’s
Leather Fold Over Clutch - $100 Etsy

Gold Enchanted Evening Purse - $30 Etsy
Isfahan Bag - $39.95 Anthropologie (on sale now!)

Black Alligator Handbag - $550 Tresor de Vintage
Black and Grey Striped Amelie - $370 Lulu Guiness (UK Prices)

Eenamaria Every Queen Needs One Bag - $53 Ebags
Hobo Bag With Flowers - $19.99 Harriettas Handbags

Monday, July 20, 2009

The Little Black Dress

The little black dress is a staple for every woman's wardrobe. They never really go out of style and you will wear the one dress numerous times over the years. They are perfect for so many occasions. You can wear them to a wedding, at an evening out with the girls, to a fancy restaurant, to a semi-formal dinner party, holiday parties, and the list goes on. Greatest thing about them is that you can wear almost any color shoe with your black dress. You only really have to be careful with browns and navy. And y0u can make a little black dress feel more formal by the way you do your hair and by the accessories you match with it. Another wonderful thing about them is that they really can be worn during any season. Just be careful not to over wear your dress! When shopping for your little black dress, choose a neckline and length you feel comfortable in to ensure you get a lot of use out of it!

Origami Dress - $326 Dash
Ruffle Knit Dress - $310 Bergdorf Goodman

Poplin Peasant Dress - $29 to $32 Newport News (on sale now!)
Molly New York Bow Dress - $152 Pierce and Parker

Strapless belted A-Line Dress - $16.50 Mod Clothing (on sale now!)
Marilyn Convertible Dress 9 - $146.25 Monif C (Plus sizes only)

Total Eclipse Dress - $58 Lulu’s
Ruched Ruffle Knit Dress - $17.80 Forever 21

Burberry Romy Cotton Dress - $450 The Out Net
Knit Zip Up Dress - $88 Armani Exchange

Sale Alerts!

Marc by Marc Jacobs sunglasses sale today on Ruelala. Click here to join if you are not already a member

Banana Republic online sale happening now! Up to 70% off!

20% off coupon for Dress Barn