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Workout Clothes: The Best Fitness Brands to Shop Right Now


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 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:


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.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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


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


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


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.


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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

Score the Best Women’s Clothing Discounts Online Right Now

This year is Super Bowl XLVIII (48) in more ways than one. This isn’t just the NFL’s biggest matchup of the year, it’s also the Super Bowl of Sales, the absolute best week of the year to score the steepest markdowns on women’s clothing online. Any ideas on the average discount you can expect? You guessed it – 48%.

The steals are off the charts right now, so swoop in and hit the racks. For more of our findings, take a look at how to score the best deals in 2014. See you at checkout!

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

For more information on these and other stats, contact Margie Cader:

January 31, 2014   No Comments

7 insane designer markdowns over 60% off

As the week with the steepest discounts of the year rolls on, we are continuing to find markdowns of 60% off and higher on some amazing stuff.

What surprisingly steep sales have you found this week?

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1. Alexander Wang dress now $198 (60% off)

2. L’Agence top now $105 (70% off)

3. Proenza Schouler shoes now $282 (60% off)

4. Christopher Kane dress now $408 (70% off)

5. Suno dress now $115.01 (60% off)

6. Opening Ceremony tote now $320 (60% off)

7. Christopher Kane dress now $400.03 (79% off)

January 30, 2014   No Comments

The Top 5 Days for Sales on Women’s Clothing, Revealed!

We told you last week how to score the best deals in 2014, but this week happens to be the week with the steepest discounts. That’s right, the top 5 days for sales fell between Januray 27 and February 3 according to our data from 2013.

The average discount for women’s clothing at this time of year is a whopping 48% off! So here are some of our favorite items on sale this week at 48% off or higher:


1. Kate Spade New York bag now $179 (55% off)

2. Vince jacket now $243 (65% off)

3. Lanvin booties now $459 (60% off)

4. Tory Burch dress now $138 (65% off)

5. Dannijo necklace now $166.19 (58% off)

6. DVF skirt now $79 (71% off)

January 29, 2014   No Comments

Cold-Weather Brands to Beat the Polar Vortex

There are still two months of cold weather ahead so it’s time to bundle up! We’ve listed out some great brands for you to shop (all on sale) to brave the arctic chill we’re currently experiencing in many parts of the country. This is also the perfect time to buy a cozy winter jacket as we are coming up on the month that offers the best discounts of the year!

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To edit your Shop It To Me brand preferences, visit and select “Brands”, or just click here. Here are a few you may want to add to your freezing-temps aresenal:

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January 23, 2014   No Comments

How to Score the Best Deals in 2014

We’ve just completed our annual State of the Sales address for 2013 and found some interesting tips and trends that should serve you well in the year to come.

What You Really Need to Know

We’re happy to report that the average discounts on clothes increased across the board – here’s hoping this trend is here to stay.

  • Men’s and girls’ clothing saw the biggest increase in markdowns. The average discount on men’s and girls’ apparel items in 2013 was 40 percent off – up 4 percentage points from 2012.
  • Discounts on boys’ clothing increased by 3.5 percent to 38 percent off.
  • Discounts on women’s apparel continue to be the highest at an average of almost 46 percent off, an increase of 1.5 percent.

Late January/Early February Is Still the Best Time for Sales

One thing that didn’t change in 2013 is the timing of the deepest discounts. The annual “Super Bowl of Sales” continues to be in late January and early February:

  • The top 10 days with deepest discounts in 2013 all fell in the four-weeks from Jan. 17 to Feb. 18. Though the volume of what’s on sale is smaller than what you see on Black Friday or Cyber Monday—the average percentage-off discounts are greater in January and February.
  • The top five days for sales on women’s clothing were between Jan. 27 and Feb. 3, with Presidents’ weekend sales coming in a close second.
  • The top days to shop for men’s clothing fell slightly earlier: Jan. 24 to Jan. 29.

February offered the best discounts of the year, with an average of more than 46 percent off (and an amazing 48 percent off on women’s clothing). January was close behind with more than 45.5 percent off. So with two months of cold weather still ahead in what has been the coldest winter since 1962, this is a great time to buy a winter coat or boots!

As for deals on summer clothes, wait until August (which tied with January for second place for the deepest discounts) or July, when shoppers score an average of more than 45 percent off.

But buyer beware if you’re shopping June: that particular month had the lowest average percentage-off discounts in 2013–especially the first two weeks. May, April, November and December followed with the lowest percentages off on sale merchandise.

Don’t Believe the Media Hype: Retailers ARE still discounting

One happy fact we discovered is that stores were discounting online offerings throughout the year.

Although most retailers say they’ve gotten better at controlling inventories to avoid discounting, we saw lots of online sales from across the industry: from big department stores (Saks, Nordstrom and Macy’s) to online retailers (Amazon, Zappos and Shopbop) to specialty stores (J. Crew and Ralph Lauren).

We asked our friend Mark Ellwood, an authority on all things sale, the reason behind this trend.

“I hope every retailer that claims it’s cutting down on promotions has his or her fingers crossed behind their backs, because numbers don’t lie,” said discount expert Mark Ellwood, author of Bargain Fever: How to Shop in a Discounted World.

“Shoppers can always find what they’re craving on sale somehow, if they operate on the basis of smarts and sweaty palms,” Mark says. “In other words, do some research (comparison shop online, for example) and don’t be afraid to challenge a store. Befriending a sales assistant, for instance, means you can often negotiate on prices or be offered access to secret, VIP-aimed promotions known as pre-sale.”

More Shopping Tips

If you want to be sure you get first dibs when merchandise first becomes marked down, follow these rules:

  • Thursday is the best day to find new merchandise on sale. Wednesday comes in second, followed by Friday.
  • Monday is the worst day for new sale items, followed by Tuesday.
  • Check on items you’re coveting every day via Shop It To Me. You never know when an item might be returned and suddenly available in your size at a fantastic price.


January 23, 2014   No Comments

Introducing our newest men’s retailer, East Dane

Exciting news for our male members! East Dane has just joined the Shop It To Me family.

3 things to know about East Dane:
  1. East Dane is the newest menswear venture from leading women’s retailer, Shopbop
  2. You can find top brands like Rag & Bone, Vince, Jack Spade, Marc by Marc Jacobs and more
  3. They offer free 3-day shipping and returns, plus Amazon Prime members can enjoy prime shipping benefits

To see what’s on sale in your size from East Dane now, login to your Shop It To Me account, click “Retailers” on the left, select East Dane and shop away!

Here is a little preview of what you can expect to see in your salemail:



1. Splendid Shirt now $22.50 (50% off)
2. Marc by Marc Jacobs Blazer now $199 (50% off)
3. Jack Spade Chinos now $52.50 (70 % off)
4. JBrand Denim now $152.60 (30% off)
5. Scott & Soda Shirt now $52.50 (50% off)
6. Rag & Bone Cardigan now $145 (50% off)

January 17, 2014   No Comments