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Pop-Up Shops: Special Time Saving & Spring Edition

With Daylight Saving around the corner (and the loss of one precious hour of sleep), we’ve taken it upon ourselves to provide you with some extra special pop-up shops to celebrate the occasion. Investing in some Timeless Essentials and some Wardrobe Workhorses are so worth it, and will pay for themselves over time. With that extra hour of daylight, you’ll also want to update your hues and prints with our Spring Colors and Florals shop. And who doesn’t need a great, new timepiece? Check out our awesome array of Watches — and don’t forget to enter our Michael Kors Watch Giveaway!

Pop-Up Shop: Timeless EssentialsInvestment pieces you’ll fall in love with.

Pop-Up Shop: Wardrobe WorkhorsesWork wardrobe items you can count on.

Pop-Up Shop: Spring Brights, Florals and moreRefresh your closet with some perfect prints and vibrant colors.

Pop-Up Shop: WatchesThe essential accessory that matches any outfit.

March 8, 2012   1 Comment

Tips and Tricks from Wardrobe Stylists, Urban Darling

We’re big fans the of Bay-Area stylists over at Urban Darling. Not only are they all for building confidence and helping women discover their most stylish selves, but they have also developed a great online presence and nationwide team, so they can be there to offer fashion advice wherever you are!

We got to talking with Corinne Phipps, founder of Urban Darling, and she was kind enough to share with us some tips and tidbits we think you will find helpful!

What brands do you recommend for professional women, trying to look their best without breaking the bank?

Calvin Klein, Ann Taylor LOFT and even Elie Tahari have beautiful (and reasonable) suits. LOFT’s style has changed over the last few years and it’s got a more approachable vibe. For tops, Zara and Banana Republic are good options.

Any tips for women who have limited time to shop but want to keep up with what’s current in fashion?

Hire us to come and shop with you. Once we know you body type we can hunt out your brands you like. We can help set up your Shop It To Me account!

Also, online shopping is the best bet when it comes to saving time, but you have to spend a little time going to a few stores to test fit.

Any great shoe brands you’d recommend that look stylish but are still comfortable to wear all day?

Frye is by far my favorite shoe brand. Via Spiga makes a gorgeous heel – the “Ryan” pump can sell itself.  For those with fussy feet (arch problems, long toes, skinny ankles) AGL is a nice brand. And Cole Haan with the Nike Air is a great option.

Do you have any tips for taking an outfit from day to night?

First, swap out that heavy satchel you carry to work for an envelope clutch. Then just take off the skirt or pants and throw on jeans. Bam! Ready to go.

What are some of the best ways to dress up a basic black dress?

Women get stuck in the black-on-black so frequently that they have trouble seeing out of their “black-hole”! The easiest ways to change the basic black dress is to switch up the heels. Try a hot pink or electric blue heel, heck, even a pattern will do. Wear a big bold statement necklace with little studs or the reverse big bold earrings and a dainty necklace.

March 2, 2012   No Comments

Follow Us On Pinterest!

You may already know this, but we wanted to officially announce that we’re on Pinterest! Follow us for style inspiration, Salemail picks, daily conveniences, downright delightful things and much, much more. There’s a Pinboard for every preference!

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February 23, 2012   1 Comment

Events today: The Ultimate Bootie Shop, Animal Print and more

Our editors have curated some seriously drool-worthy pop-up shops for you today. Since you can never have too many pairs of booties, we’ve put together “The Ultimate Bootie Shop“. Loving leopard? Add an animalistic touch to your look with our Animal Print shop. And finally, if you’re suffering from the winter blues, think again, and snag something from our Spring Brights picks to wear now. These are today only, so log in now and shop away!

The Ultimate Bootie ShopTreat your feet with some stellar booties.

Animal PrintAdd a fun touch of leopard, zebra or cheetah.

Brighten Up For SpringGive the blacks, grey and browns a break and add some bold to your wardrobe.

February 16, 2012   1 Comment

Midi Dresses from BCBGMAXAZRIA: Trend Alert for Fall

Yesterday marked the beginning of New York Fashion Week and, lucky for us, we were able to attend the the BCBGMAXAZRIA show! Definitely a Shop It To Me favorite, and we know we’re not alone. The colors were magic – jewel tones galore…but gorgeous cuts on the various dresses we watched spill down the runway are what really had us smitten.

BCBGMAXAZRIA F/W 2012 Fashion Show

images via style.com

Notice a trend here? Midis for days! And this got us thinking…when it comes to length, what exactly is it that women look for when dress shopping online?

Let’s face it, most of us aren’t models. 6 ft. tall is a ways off, and the length of our legs is closer to hours than days.  So how do you know what measurements are right for you when you see a dress you want to buy online? Ladies, help us out!

February 10, 2012   No Comments

Events today: best of sale from Neiman Marcus, Shopbop and more

This week, we’ve decided to present you with the “best of the sale section” from some of our favorite retailers. We know how overwhelming it can be to digest the bevy of sale items that major retailers offer, so we took it upon ourselves to find you the best of the best! Log in and enjoy!

Best of Neiman Marcus saleTop luxury picks from Marc Jacobs to Rebecca Taylor and more.

Best of Shopbop under $100Ultra-trendy items for the contemporary gal.

Saks Fifth Avenue under $150Up the ante with designer items from Burberry, Milly, Halston and more.

Ann Taylor under $100Your work-to-social hour wardrobe just got way more fun.

Urban Outfitters under $50Get a jump on your spring wardrobe with adorably urban pieces.

February 10, 2012   No Comments

The Best Styles to Buy in Feburary

Everyone knows that February is the shortest and sweetest month of the year, but it’s also a super one for clothing sales too!  Perhaps because of Presidents’ Day promotions, February is one of the top four months of the year (along with January, July, and August) to find the steepest clothing discounts online.

And if you want to know this month’s must buys, it’s casual shirts (52% off vs. annual average of 50%), casual pants (55% off vs. annual average of 50%), skirts (55% off vs. annual average of 53%), and suits (58% off vs. annual average of 50%). Within those categories, here’s what our chief stylist Annie Ladino has her eye on.

Best Items to Buy in Feburary

7 For All Mankind Corinne shirt, J Crew Selvege shirt, Madewell Sunset shirt

Calvin Klein animal print pants, DVF leaves silk pants, AG snake print leggings

Best Items to Buy in February

Wren Tennessee skirt, Joie belted skirt, Free People crochet skirt

Tahari pinstripe pants suit, Tahari three button suit, Tahari skirt suit

February 6, 2012   1 Comment

Over in a flash: BCBG Dresses, Nine West under $50, Puffer coats under $100 and more

Our editors have curated some seriously awesome events for you this week with 200+ items and savings up to 75%! Log in now and act fast — these events are only on for a short time!

Give those feet some love! Snag some simply adorable options, all under $50.

Cole HaanClassic Cole Haan items you’ll wear over, and over up to 50% off!

BCBG DressesThe go-to for all of your dress needs, up to 75% off!

Citizens of Humanity, J Brand, Joe's Jeans Designer denim picks we know you’ll love.

Steve Madden ShoesOver 30 picks to help put your most fashionable foot forward.

Victoria's Secret DressesPerfect day-to-night options you’ll look and feel amazing in.

Puffer Coats and Vests under $100Add some flattering puff-factor while bearing the frigid temps.

Athletic Wear under $75Working out more in 2012 (or at least trying to)? Here’s a boost for you!

January 20, 2012   2 Comments

Outerwear markdowns to jump on now

Who knew the midst of winter would bring the steepest markdowns on outerwear for the season? No complaints here! Whether you’re spending the rest of winter in the snow-filled midwest, the damp streets of the east coast, or the milder-than-usual west coast, we’ll have you weathering whatever your storm may be in appropriate style.

January Outerwear Deals

1. Hunter Boot Original Gloss, was $125, NOW $89.06 (use code 25SALE at checkout)

2. Calvin Klein Belted Trench, was $269.50, NOW $79.99

3. Patagonia Down Sweater, was $200, NOW $143.99 (Mango color only, use code SITM10 at checkout)

4. All Saints Roche Gilet Down Vest, was $295, NOW $147.50

5. UGG Women’s Lansely, was $275, NOW $195.94 (use code 25SALE at checkout)

6. The North Face TKA 200 Fleece Jacket, was $80, NOW $53.93

7. French Connection Twill Poncho Coat, was $279.99, NOW $112 (use code FCNOW at checkout)

8. Rachel Zoe Faux-Fur Jacket, was $295, NOW $103

January 13, 2012   No Comments

More January markdown madness: up to 80% off!

Now that we’ve given you the data breakdown of the best styles to buy in January, here’s your latest sale guide to take full advantage of the best markdowns (plus free shipping for most retailers). Don’t forget to use the special promo codes that will get you extra discounts for retailers such as 7 For All Mankind, French Connection, Shoes.com and more!

7 For All Mankind: Take an extra 25% off select styles with code: WINTERSALEX25 thru Sunday 1/15/12.

Nine West: Save up to 70% off regular-priced shoes, bags and accessories plus free shipping, no code needed, thru Monday 1/30/12.

Cusp by Neiman Marcus: Save up to 65% off regular-priced apparel and accessories plus free shipping, no code needed, thru Saturday 1/21/12.

French Connection: Take an extra 60% off already-reduced prices, plus free shipping with code: FCNOW thru  Tuesday 1/31/12.

Shoes.com: Take an extra 25% off already-reduced shoes plus free shipping with code: 25SALE, thru Tuesday 1/17/12.

Asos.com: Save up to 70% off regular-priced items plus an extra 10% off and free shipping with code: SALE10 thru Saturday 1/14/12.

Calvin Klein: Save up to 70% off outerwear and jackets, no code needed, thru Wednesday 1/25/12.

January 12, 2012   No Comments