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Baubles for Spring!

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Accessory lovers everywhere, rejoice! This spring, the runways are bursting with bright pops of colors seen hanging from ears, necks and wrists. We’re talking studs, collar necklaces, florals, insect & reptiles – you name it. Once again, we’ve done the dirty work for you so you can try out these trends for yourself. Get colorful and crystalized in this week’s roundup of the best jewelry brands to buy. Pay close attention—we guarantee these will end up on your must-have list this season.

To edit your Shop It To Me brand preferences, visit www.shopittome.com/profile and select “Brands” or just click here. Below are the best bauble brands we suggest to keep on your radar. And don’t forget, you’ll see them as soon as they go on sale!

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Here is a little sneak preview of what you can expect to find:

 

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1. Lulu Frost Earrings now $97.50 (50% off)
2. Dannijo Cuff now $346.99 (30% off)
3. Dara Ettinger Necklace now $162.75 (65% off)
4. Kenneth Jay Lane Necklace now $175 (30% off)
5. Chan Luu Bracelet now $24.99 (50% off)
6. Giles & Brother Ring now $27.99 (60% off)

April 14, 2014   No Comments

Fashion Expert Rachel Zalis’ Fave Looks for Rocking your Coachella Style

Coachella kicks off on April 11, and if you’re lucky enough to be heading to this year’s music and arts festival, you’ll want to watch style expert Rachel Zalis’ picks for that laid-back desert look. She shared them during a fashion show on E! News Daily, including a few sweet pieces she found through Shop It To Me.

To edit your Shop It To Me brand preferences, visit www.shopittome.com/profile and select “Brands” or just click here. Below are the brands we suggest to update the one staple in everyone’s wardrobe. And don’t forget, you’ll see them as soon as they go on sale!

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Haute Hippie Dress $163
Straw Hat $20.99
Free People Cuff $19.95
Dolce Vita Sandals $38.49
Dolce Vita Booties $119
Kelsi Dagger Bag $76.99
Rory Beca Romper $136

 

April 7, 2014   No Comments

Spring Intimates and Sleepwear: Best Brands to Buy

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The upcoming warmer months call for an important wardrobe refresh of lingerie and sleepwear. It’s time to update your bedroom look with new colors, prints and patterns. We surprised ourselves when we discovered that there are dozens of great brands that can ensure your undergarments and sleepwear are up to date and in style. We did all the hard work for you and rounded up all the best intimates and sleepwear brands that you should know about. It’s going to make you want to rethink your go-to brand or that old t-shirt and shorts you’re still sleeping in.

To edit your Shop It To Me brand preferences, visit www.shopittome.com/profile and select “Brands” or just click here. Below are the best intimate and sleepwear brands we suggest to keep on your radar. And don’t forget, you’ll see them as soon as they go on sale!

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Here is a little preview of what you will see:

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1. J.Crew Pajama Set now $59.50 (25% off)
2. Eberjey Robe now $84.80 (20% off)
3. Hanky Panky Thongs now $15 (20% off)
4. Elle Macpherson Bra now $39 (40% off)
5. Cosabella Underwear now $23 (30% off)
6. PJ Salvage Pajama Pants now $38.40 (20% off)

April 4, 2014   No Comments

GIVEAWAY! Win a $1,000 Nordstrom Shopping Spree [Closed]

Win a $1,000 Nordstrom Shopping Spree

Spring shopping just got way more fun. We’re giving one lucky Shop It To Me member a $1,000 Nordstrom shopping spree!

To enter: all you have to do is  invite friends to join Shop It To Me. You’ll get one entry for each friend who signs up.

The contest ends at 11:59 PST on Friday, April 4, 2014.

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

See the official rules.

March 31, 2014   No Comments

The Best Denim Brands To Buy This Spring

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Everyone knows that the jeans you’re wearing can make or break a look. And with the warmer months approaching, i
t’s time to swap your winter denim for fresh new styles. We’re giving you a preview of spring’s chicest jeans. In this roundup of the best denim to try, you’ll find color, rips and patterns – a denim style for everyone!  

To edit your Shop It To Me brand preferences, visit www.shopittome.com/profile and select “Brands” or just click here. Below are the brands we suggest to update the one staple in everyone’s wardrobe. And don’t forget, you’ll see them as soon as they go on sale!

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Here is a little preview of what you can find:

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1. Rag & Bone Denim now $96.80 (60% off)
2. DL1961 Flares now $106.80 (40% off)
3. J Brand Coated Denim $130 (40% off)
4. AG Jeans now $84 (50% off)
5. Current/Elliott Denim Shorts now $75 (58% off)
6. Madewell Denim Shorts now $35 (40% off)

March 28, 2014   No Comments

Beachwear Brands for Spring

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Spring is finally here and it is the perfect time to add a new swimsuit to your repertoire. Whether you’re planning an upcoming cruise, spring break or romantic getaway to somewhere warm and sunny, it’s important to update your look. Here at Shop It To Me, we made a selection of all the beachwear brands you should have on your radar. You’ll find all the hottest 2014 beachwear trends in this round up whether you’re loving crochet, macramé, bustiers, neons or nautical. 

To edit your Shop It To Me brand preferences, visit www.shopittome.com/profile and select “Brands” or just click here. Below are the brands we suggest you add to your spring wardrobe refresh. And don’t forget, you’ll see them as soon as they go on sale!

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Here is a little preview of what you will find:

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1. Joie Crochet Top now $147.99 (40% off)
2. Trina Turk Swimsuit now $94.99 (45% off)
3. Mara Hoffman Cover-up now $174.20 (33% off)
4. PrAna Hat now $22.99 (45% off)
5. Missoni Bag now $65 (30% off)
6. Clover Canyon Shorts now $74.99 (60% off)
7. Havaiana Flip Flops now $35 (20% off)
8. Marni Sunglasses now $175.50 (55% off)
9. Zimmerman Bikini now $154 (30% off)

March 21, 2014   No Comments

Workout Clothes: The Best Fitness Brands to Shop Right Now

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Even though the gym isn’t a fashion show, we admit, we still like to get excited about what we’re going to wear. Something about a bright new pair of running shoes or brand new pair of leggings makes hitting the gym much more desirable. With that in mind, we’re making it easy for you to shop the hottest workout brands this month. Whether you’re thing is barre, Pilates, gym or spin, we’ll make sure you’re going to look great while sweating this spring.

To edit your Shop It To Me brand preferences, visit www.shopittome.com/profile and select “Brands”, or just click here. Below are the brands we suggest you add to your workout regime. And don’t forget, you’ll see them as soon as they go on sale!

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Here is a preview of what you can find:

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1. Salomon workout shirt $40 (50% off)
2. Lucy racerback tank $47.20 (20% off)
3. The North Face vest $111.75 (25% off)
4. Athleta shorts $24.99 (50% off)
5. Athleta leggings $49.99 (20% off)
6. O’neill sports bra $43.95 (25% off)
7. Athleta headband $7.99 (20% off)
8. Nike Shoes $119.97 (30% off)

 

 

March 14, 2014   No Comments

Presenting the 2014 Style Olympians

Psychedelic light shows, weather complaints, leggy Russians, ankles giving way to wipeouts – the Sochi Olympics and NYFW have a lot in common. While we’ve been poring over the shows nonstop, and obviously have all things shoe, bag, and runway on the brain here at Shop It To Me, we’ve also come down with a small bout of gold-medal-fever – so we’re calling some major style influencers to the podium and handing out mashup awards of our own. Presenting the 2014 Shop It To Me Fashion Olympians. Now if only Johnny Weir could present them.

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Cross Country – Ladies 10k – Atlantic Pacific
Getting that East-meets-West coast style compass aligned just right takes a skilled eye, and Blair Eadie gets it right every time. Her high-low, casual-structured looks work from the Haight to the Bowery – the epitome of a cross-country gold.

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Alpine Skiing – Women’s Super Combined Downhill – Bleubird Vintage
Her gorgeous blog is the ultimate in Pinterest candy. She cooks, she decorates, she raises four very photogenic children – all while looking totally stylish and adorable. We often wonder how James Kicinski McCoy does it all, and still find time to play the ukulele – and that’s why her, and her Nashville-based brood – win for Womens’ Super Combined Downhill.

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Freestyle Skiing – Ladies Moguls – Liliana Vazquez

Cheap Chicas founder Liliana Vazquez, the adorable, indomitable blogger-turned-tv-personality-turned-author-and-everything-in-between has enough on the docket for three normal humans. But, like any Olympian, she’s no normal human – she’s our favorite mini-mogul.

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Bobsleigh – The Chriselle Factor

We’ve always loved Chriselle Lim’s sleek, sophisticated style, but her recently cropped ‘do took her look – and our hair envy – to the next level. Gold medal level. Whether perfectly coiffed in curls or sexily mussed, her blunt cut bob truly slays us.

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Alpine Skiing – Women’s Super G – Glamourai
We know quite a few stylish ladies whose chosen monikers start with G, but Kelly Framel of The Glamourai takes this one for her sometimes bling-y, always statement-making style that, to us, borders on Super G-nius.

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Speed Skating – Ladies 5000 – Happily Grey

Some people explode onto the fashion and blogging scene with a sprinter’s anaerobic ferocity, and that’s definitely the case for Mary Lawless Seng. Her earthy and accessible style raced her to the front of the effortlessly-chic, laid-back style pack in little over a year. If that’s not a gold in speed skating, we don’t know what is.

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Ice Dancing – Man Repeller
Ice dancing is the Olympic equivalent of the drop-crotch pant – most guys take a glance, maybe stare for a second, and turn the other direction. That’s why we’re awarding the gold in the most man-repelling of sports to Leandra, the original ManRepeller. We can even see her in a (leopard print) skirted leotard.

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Luge – Men’s Singles Run – Menswear Dog
He’s constantly stalking babes in SoHo, wearing flannel shackets and the finest selvedge denim. By some counts he’s in his late 20s, his prime. He’s reached the apex of singledom. Yes, we’re talking about Menswear Dog. The ultimate bachelor and ladies man wins for Luge Men’s Singles.

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Curling – Women’s Gold Game – Michelle Phan
How to curl your hair with paper bags. How to get soft, flowing, Rapunzel-worthy curls. And, how to curl your lip at your ex-boyfriend. YouTube beauty vlogger Michelle Phan offers up so many kinds of expertise, that we wouldn’t take curling advice from anyone else – so, obviously, she wins curling gold.

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FreeSTYLE Skiing – Aerials – Refinery29
Our go-to stop for off-the-cuff fashion and lifestyle recs, Refinery29 also happens to be the best on the interwebs for statement-making style inspiration – the kind we’d pay for, if we could afford a stylist. We’d give them a perfect score in freeSTYLE anything, but especially the aerials event – it takes a special kind of risk-taker to follow their high-flying style.

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Figure Skating – Pairs Free Skating – Sea of Shoes
Who better than Jane Aldridge of Sea of Shoes to win the Pairs event? Not only is the fiery redhead queen of pairs (of impeccable pumps), she’s also phenomenal at perfectly pair-ing her clutches with her clogs with her hats with her high-waist skirt suits. And she and her mom make a pretty great pair as well.

February 20, 2014   No Comments

Presidents’ Day Sale Guide

Presidents’ Day is the best holiday to buy compared to other U.S. holidays with an average discount of 47% off. If deep discounts are what you’re after, follow our sale roundup all weekend for codes and deals aplenty!

NORDSTROM

Shoe Clearance! Markdowns on shoes for women, men and kids up to 40% off. No code needed. Ends Sun 3/2.

TORY BURCH

Take an extra 25% off all sale items with code SALE25. Ends Mon 2/17.

DVF

Take an extra 20% off sale and select full price items with  code FEBRUARY20. Ends Mon 2/17.

BARNEYS WAREHOUSE

Take an extra 20% off outerwear and cold weather accessories, plus free shipping on all U.S. orders. No code needed. Ends Tue 2/18.

SAKS OFF 5TH

Take up to an extra 50% off for a total savings up to 75% off sitewide. No code needed. Ends Tue 2/18.

LAST CALL BY NEIMAN MARCUS

Take an extra 35% off everything, plus 60% off cold weather items. No code needed. Ends Thu 2/13.

BLOOMINGDALE’S

Take 20-65% off a great selection of merchandise. No code needed. Ends Mon 2/17.

J.CREW

Take 25% off select styles with code HEART214. Ends Fri 2/14.

ANN TAYLOR

Take 30% off full-price styles and 60% off sale styles with code SHOPANN. Exclusions apply, see site for details. Ends Tue 2/18.

LOFT

Take 40% off select full-price styles and 60% off sale styles with code SHOP40. Ends Fri 2/14.

TRINA TURK

Take $50 off your purchase of $150 or more with code HEART50. Ends Mon 2/17.

THE LIMITED

Take 40% off all full-priced items and 30% off all sale items with code INLOVE. Ends Fri 2/14.

BEBE

Take an extra 50% off already-reduced prices. No code needed. Ends Mon 2/17.

PUMA

Take an extra 25% off sale items. No code needed. Ends Fri 2/17.

EXPRESS

Take 40% off your purchase. See site for details. Ends Fri 2/17.

Check back for more additions throughout the weekend!

 

February 13, 2014   No Comments

Three Ways to Score with Presidents Day Sales

Presidents Day is Monday, and whether you are celebrating a three-day weekend or your favorite Head of State, get ready to revel in some really great sales.

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For the past two years, online retailers have offered steeper discounts on Presidents Day than any other holiday. Last year, savings averaged 47% off — and that means a lot of extra Andrew Jacksons in your pocket.

But to get the best buys this weekend, you’ll want to know the kinds of sales to expect.

1. Discount codes on full-price merchandise: Look for these codes to get decent discounts on seasonal merchandise that hasn’t yet gone on sale. Some retailers will offer 10-25% off full-price items, so you can snap up items that have recently arrived in store for spring.

2. Sale-on-sale codes: These are codes for additional discounts on merchandise that’s already steeply marked down.  Look for these codes to get the really amazing deals — we’re talking 50% off or higher — on end of season pieces.

3. Free-shipping codes: You can often find these codes listed right at the top of the page.  (If it’s not there, trying googling the retailer + free shipping.)  You’re saving two Lincolns for each code you find.

And as far as what categories to shop — women’s accessories, dresses, intimates, denim and shoes, and men’s athletic shirts, casual pants, dress pants, dress shirts and ties, offer better-than-average markdowns at this time of year.

But why should you spend your precious holiday hunting for sales? Shop It To Me is your personal shopper, checking hundreds of sites to find the designer items you care about marked down in your size.

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

February 13, 2014   No Comments