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GIVEAWAY: Win $1,000 to Nordstrom!

We’re giving one very lucky Shop It To Me member a $1,000 shopping spree to Nordstrom. Go ahead… freak out — it’s a dream giveaway!

Entry details:

  1. Login to your Shop It To Me account and invite friends
  2. You’ll get one entry for each friend that signs up before giveaway ends

Giveaway ends: Friday October 30, 2015 at 11:59pm PT

Important notes: US residents only, must be 18+ to enter

See official giveaway rules.

October 28, 2015   No Comments

1-800-HOTLINEBLING Halloween Costume

Unless you haven’t used the internet in the last week, you’ve probably seen approximately 6,453 Hotline Bling memes. And they haven’t gotten old… yet.

When Drake’s new video dropped, it inspired us fashionistas a tad differently. So we decided to seek out Drake’s infamous red puffy jacket look, à la femme. And we found everything on Shop It To Me!


Moncler Puffy Coat $1,300 (cheaper option here and here)

Nike Tank Top $30 (in girls’ sizes)

Topshop Jogger Pants $75

Timberland Wedge Booties $130

October 27, 2015   No Comments

Q&A: Winner of Shop It To Me’s $1,000 Shopping Spree



We recently gave a $1,000 Nordstrom shopping spree to one lucky Shop It To Me member! Naturally, we were eager to get to know her and what she’s planning to splurge on!

Shop It To Me: Tell us a bit about yourself: occupation, hobbies, favorite brands to shop.

Sweepstakes Winner: I work in the accounting department at HomeAway.  I LOVE to shop — all of my friends  think I have a shopping problem! My favorite brands are Free People, TopShop, Marc Jacobs, Kate Spade, Sam Edelman, Steve Madden, Splendid, and many more.

SITM: How did you hear about Shop It To Me?

SW: I was actually forwarded a promotional email from a friend!

SITM: What was the best item(s) you’ve discovered on sale through our email?

SW: TopShop dresses and Sam Edelman shoes <3

SITM: What is your favorite thing about Shop It To Me?

SW: How easy the site is to use!

SITM: What will you spend your prize money on?

SW: Clothes, shoes, jewelry, make-up, flowerbomb perfume and whatever else I can get my hands on!

SITM: Is there anything else that you’d like to share with us?

SW: I am so excited about this prize! You are awesome!

Want to win a shopping spree (or something even better!) from Shop It To Me? Sign up for sale alerts, and keep checking your Salemail for announcements!

August 5, 2015   No Comments

The Ultimate Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale Guide

Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sale Guide 2014

Your annual Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale Guide is here! Say no to crazy crowds and, instead, salivate over these savings. Pajamas encouraged. Check back each day of the weekend for updates, new codes and new sales! You can also shop all your own sales right from our handy iPhone app. Download it now!


Cyber Monday Savings from MARC BY MARC JACOBS, Vince, UGG Australia, Michael Kors, Cole Haan, Rebecca Minkoff, Stuart Weitzman and more! Free shipping. Free returns. Ends 12/1.


Take up to 60% off. Free shipping with code SITMHOLIDAY14. Ends 12/1.


Take an extra 20% off sale items plus, free shipping on all orders with code EXTRAJOLLY. Ends 12/1.


Take an additional 25% off clearance plus, free shipping with code DOMINATE. Ends 12/1.


Take 15% off sitewide with code CYBER15. Ends 12/1.


Take 20% off when you spend $300; 25% off when you spend $500; and 30% off when you spend $750 with code LUCKY. Free shipping on all orders. Ends 12/1.

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Take 30% off site wide with code CYBER30. Exclusions apply. Ends 12/3.


Take 25% off a great selection of regular and sale price items and save 45-60% on already-reduced merchandis. Free shipping on all orders. Ends 12/1.


Take up to 40% off select styles. Complimentary shipping and returns on all U.S. orders. Ends 12/1.


Take up to 40% off select contemporary, dresses and more. Ends 12/1.


Take an extra 40% off entire site plus, free shipping on any purchase with promo code CyberMe. Ends 12/1.


Take up to 40% off select contemporary, Cusp, dresses and more. Ends 12/1.


Take up to 60% off your favorite brands. Free shipping and free returns with code HOLIDAY. Ends 12/1.


Take an extra 40-50% off sitewide with code CLICKTOIT. Ends 12/1.


Spend $250 & save 15%, $500 & save 20%, $1,000 & save 25% with code GOBIG14. Exclusions apply. Free shipping.


Take 30-40% off with code CYBERSALE. Exclusions apply. Free shipping. Ends 12/1.


Take up to 80% off your favorite brands. Free shipping. Ends 12/1.


Take 25% off your entire purchase with code GIFTON. Ends 12/1.


Take 30% off select full-price styles and 40% off sale styles plus, free shipping on all orders with code MONDAY. Ends 12/1.


Spend $150 & save $25, spend $250 & save $50, spend $500 & save $125, spend $750+ & save $200 with code CYBER14. Ends 12/1.


Take 30% off fashion with code CYBERMON14. Ends 12/1.


Take 40% off sitewide plus, an extra an 20% off sale styles (prices already reflect discount) and Cyber Steals of $79/$89/$99 Denim with code CYBER40. Ends 12/1.


Take 25% off sitewide with code CM25. Ends 12/1.


Take up to 50% off on over 140 designer labels. Free shipping on all US orders. Ends 12/1.


Take up to 50% off your favorite designers. Ends 12/1.


Take 25% off select TOMS styles with code CHEER. Ends 12/1.


Take 40% off with code CYBER. Exclusions apply. Ends 12/1.


Take 40% off with code CYBER. Exclusions apply. Ends 12/1.


Take 20% off with code CYBER20. Exclusions apply. Ends 12/1.


Take 50% off your entire purchase with code CYBER50. Exclusions apply. Ends 12/1.


Take 50% off your entire purchase with code MONDAY. Exclusions apply. Ends 12/1.


Take 20% off with code YOOXGIVING. Exclusions apply. Ends 12/1.


Free standard shipping on all orders. Ends 12/1.


Take 50% off every single item. Free shipping on all orders. Ends 12/1.


Save 20% on $75 – $99.99, 30% on $100 – $149.99 and 40% on $150+. Ends 12/1.


Take up to an extra 30% off regular or sale price mercandise with code CYBERSALE30. Ends 12/1.


Spend $250 and save 15%, spend $500 and save 20%, spend $1,000 and save 25% with code GOBIG14Free shipping on all orders. Ends 12/1.

Sale details subject to change and exclusions may apply. See each retailer for details.

November 28, 2014   No Comments

Hello, iPads.  Meet Shop It To Me.

Shop It To Me for iPad

It’s official! We are happy to announce that the Shop It To Me App is now available on the iPad!

It’s a must-have if you use an iPad to view your Shop It To Me emails. Now you can view four items at a time, product details and alternative images all within the app before being taken to the retailer’s site.

Plus — just for fun — we added some new improvements to our app just in time for the holidays, including:

Search for Specific items:

Looking for a pair of Rag & Bone booties?  You can now search all the items our 100+ retailers have on sale in your size by keyword. Just click the “refine” button in the top right corner and then click “all sales” to begin your search.

Filter and Sort your feed

You can now more easily narrow down your daily feed (or sort it by price) by clicking the “refine” button in the top right of the screen.

Search on Shop It To Me for iPad

Share items with friends.

Share items you like with your friends and family. Click the share button above any item to pass along something you like or that you think would be perfect for someone else — the perfect feature for dropping hints about gift ideas.

Share items with friends on Shop It To Me for iPad

So take a two minute break right now and:

  1. Download the Shop It To Me App for iPhone and iPad from the Apple App Store.
  2. If you like what you see, show your support by leaving us a quick review at the iTunes store.

And if you have questions, please do not hesitate to ask!  Email us at  We like talking to you :)

Happy shopping!

October 16, 2014   No Comments

Labor Day sales without the Labor

It’s hard to believe the final three-day weekend of the summer is almost here.  If you’re anything like us, you’re feeling conflicted:  you want to soak up every last minute of sunshine, but you don’t want to miss any of those great Labor Day sales!

We’re happy to share some good news:  you don’t have to choose thanks to Shop It To Me’s iPhone app.

While you’re lounging on the beach, you can keep track of all the items that go on sale in your size each day from the brands you love at myriad retailers.  Simply launch Shop It To Me’s iPhone app once daily throughout the weekend.

If past years are any indication, you can expect to find the following great discounts:

  • For women, August offers average discounts of 47% off. That’s second only to February (48% off).  It’s a great time to buy accessories, jewelry, outerwear, sunglasses and sweaters.
  • Men can expect average discounts of 42% off — just behind January and February when the average is 43% off.   Keep an eye out for accessories, athletic pants, bags, jeans, outerwear and sweaters.

So, pull up that beach chair, slather on some sunscreen … and shop to heart’s content.

August 18, 2014   No Comments

Get your (marked down) Gucci while you watch the Grucci(’s)–and other July 4th sale advice

4th of July Discounts: the lowdown

Who’s ready for shopping fireworks? July 4th is coming up—and Independence Day is the fourth best sale shopping holiday of the year.

So if you’ve got shopping on your long-weekend agenda, here’s some data-driven advice:

Last year Shop It To Me served up more than 84,000 women’s clothing items on sale online, averaging 47 percent off.  So, if you’re wondering what’s a better than average deal—go for 47 percent off or higher.

This year, many more retailers have apprised us of their July 4 sales and promotions, so we are expecting that things will be better for you, dear shopper. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the offers—including ones on The North Face—which are rarer than nitrate-free hotdogs at a Major League Baseball game.

  • 7 For All Mankind will have 50% off hundreds of new markdowns plus up to an additional $150 off on orders over $550
  • Backcountry is offering up to 30% off The North Face gear and apparel, plus free shipping on orders over $50
  • Sweaty Betty, British activewear boutique, has up to 50% off plus free shipping on orders over $200
  •  James Perse, will have up to 65% plus free shipping with code SITMSUMR2014

Also take note—women will find great deals on shoes and outerwear. For guys, it’s a great time to stock up on underwear and pajamas (who knew?!)

Some sales have started already; other skick off July 2 and 3. You can check your sales anytime anywhere with Shop It To Me’s iPhone app. So just remember, it’s never wrong to look for sales on Gucci while you watching fireworks by Grucci.

Methodology: Shop It To Me analyzed more than 1 million sale items available online from January 1 to December 31 2013.

June 27, 2014   No Comments

Getting the ‘Suits’ Look on a Summer Associate’s Budget

Our Shop It To Me team is obsessed with “Suits,” the USA Network and Universal Cable Productions hit series. In honesty, we tune into this addictive legal drama as much for the incredible clothing as for the kickass characters and sizzling dialogue.

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Photo credit USA Network and Universal Cable Productions

Because we lust after Jessica’s (Gina Torres) Giambattista Valli dresses and Rachel’s (Meghan Markle) Alexander McQueen pencil skirts, we sought out Jolie Andreatta, the show’s costume designer, to learn how to get the look she uses to tell the Suits story.

SITM:  We drool over Jessica, Rachel and Donna’s amazing wardrobes. Any advice for summer associates who are just starting out? 

JA: Start with a pencil skirt — a few if you can afford it – because it will never go out of style. You just have to find the right proportion: for the show, we like the below-the-knee length.  Add a classic white shirt, and any kind of jewelry — like a statement necklace or a locket — and you are ready to fit in anywhere.

SITM:  What type of shoes and bags should we invest our hard-earned cash in this summer?

JA:  It’s important to invest in quality shoes! You’re wearing them a lot, so it’s worth it to spend the money. You need black, but I love a sexy brown pump.

I buy beautiful bags for the show, especially Prada. If you can only afford to purchase one bag, go for a medium-sized bag–something big enough to slip an 8×10 file and your flats into. As for color, I love, love, love taupe. It’s fresher than black and can go from winter to summer.

SITM: Any suggestions on how to achieve the Suits look without breaking the bank? 

JA: Services like Shop It To Me, that find beautiful designers like Dsquared2, Dolce & Gabbana, Burberry, Reed Krakoff and Rachel Comey on sale in your size. Consignment stores–like The Cat’s Meow or Revival Couture in Toronto, where we shoot, or Decades in LA. Zara—for insane knockoffs of designer stuff. The Room, at Hudson’s Bay, also in Toronto is another of my favorite haunts.

Learn your proportions. I can’t stress this enough for building a great wardrobe. It’s important to try things on and see what works best for your body. Avoid oversized clothing, go with things that are fitted but have a little bit of stretch. Start a file of things you love – cut pictures out or pin things online.  And don’t buy something just because it’s on sale; buy on sale because it’s the right thing!  Especially shoes!  Invest in good quality shoes!

Some of our favorite Suits-inspired picks:

1. Jimmy Choo Pumps now $277.81
2. Mulberry Bag now $1,500
3. Vince Pencil Skirt now $94.99
4. Ann Taylor Tweed Pencil Skirt now $64.88
5. Equipment Blouse now $99
6. J.Crew Pencil Skirt now $79.99
7. Kenneth Jay Lane Necklace now $78.52
8. Miu Miu Pumps now $269
9. Neiman Marcus Tote now $44
10. Vince Pumps now $191
11. Ann Taylor Button Down Shirt now $59.99

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And don’t forget to watch a new “Suits” tonight, at 9/8C, on USA. It’s never too late to join the firm!

June 25, 2014   No Comments

5 Things for the Gals from the Men’s Half-Yearly Sale at Nordstrom

The Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale for men is on, and we’re a bit jealous. Our stylists have uncovered some total gender-neutral gems, so let’s borrow from the boys, shall we?

for the gals from the men's half-yearly sale at nordstrom

1. Mighty Fine t-shirt, now $24.12 (rock it with a skirt and Converse for the perfect casual-cool look)
2. Hershel Supply Co. backpack, now $33.49 (the mixed print is spot-on for hikes & trips to the beach)
3. Paul Smith scarf, now $116.98 (lightweight & patterned with vintage beach postcards, too cute)
4. MICHAEL Michael Kors watch, now $164.98 (all the cool girls are wearing oversized watches)
5. Recover iPhone 5 case, now $25.46 (a refreshing option to dress your iPhone)


June 18, 2014   No Comments

Men are “like hummingbirds,” and other advice from Silicon Valley’s leading matchmaker

We’ve all been there: stressing over what to wear on that all-important first date.

So we turned to dating expert Amy Andersen, founder of Linx Dating, who has launched hundreds of relationships and dozens of marriages. Known as the Cupid of Silicon Valley, Amy teaches tech executives, entrepreneurs and investors how to date. We asked her for some dos and don’ts for smart first-date dressing.

“First impressions are lasting ones when it comes to dating,” Amy says. “That doesn’t mean you need to wear designer clothes. It’s about being well groomed: think nice haircut/color and feminine nail polish for ladies; for men, neck hair shaved, clothes pressed.

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According to Amy, men and women are very different when it comes to first-date impressions. “Men are visual creatures. He will know within the first 30-60 seconds if he is interested — purely based on physical attraction.” She recommends women “channel your inner Natalie Portman” — be classic, lady like and stylish.

  • Wear color. Men are like hummingbirds and are attracted to red and jewel tones. Avoid black, Army green and gray.
  • Avoid super-baggy clothing. (Men want to see a woman’s figure!) You don’t need to show a lot of skin, but know what works for your body type.
  • Skip the heels if he’s short. Your towering height could make him feel insecure, so it’s safer to wear flats.

women's optionsClockwise from left: Diane von Furstenberg dress, now $245.25 | Alice + Olivia top, now $116.16 | Isabel Marant flats, now $289 | Tory Burch Reva flats, now $180

The typical Silicon Valley man is a challenge when it comes to dating, says Amy. He often shows up wearing yesterday’s clothing and looking like he just woke up from a nap. Amy counsels male clients to wear clean, pressed clothes. She recommends he invest in:

  • A great pair of dark denim jeans.
  • A good sport coat — something with personality, like Etro.
  • Beautiful shoes, like a pair of leather Ferragamo drivers. Shoes that are scuffed up or outdated could be a reason she eliminates him from the dating game.

men's optionsFrom left: Citizens of Humanity jeans, now $126.63 | BOSS HUGO BOSS sportcoat, now $432.15 | Ferragamo drivers, now $335.99

She encourages both men and women mix up their dating look in the early stages: “If you are uptown with your day-to-day fashion, go for a more edgy downtown look on a date.” For women, she recommends playing with colors, texture and shine to keep him on the edge of his seat and excited to see you. For more about Amy and linxdating, hop over to her site here.

June 17, 2014   No Comments