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Cheaper than Therapy | Shopping jcpenney’s Fall 2014 Collections

We’re doing a little window and retail therapy shopping this weekend, which prompted us to take a look at some of the great looks we saw from the various fall 2014 collection offerings at jcpenney. Whether you’re looking for chic and stylish, sporty, casual, or fun and flirty, you will find your look with Worthington, Bisou Bisou, I Heart Ronson, Arizona Jeans, City Streets, Olsenboye, nicole by Nicole Miller, and Black Label by Evan Picone, all of which are available at affordable prices.

Since the temperature is currently in various levels of descent, we’re naturally eyeing sweaters and cardigans. Of course we’re looking for warmth, but our other priority is cuteness. We found some very cute sweater options with the jcp brand and Arizona Jeans, such as the adorable 3/4-Sleeve Intarsia Sweaters (Rose and Effiel Tower), 3/4-Sleeve Fine-Gauge Heart Sweater, and Long-Sleeve Crewneck Cardigan from jcp; and the Tunic Sweaters from Arizona jeans.

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For those who are looking for statement pieces that are both fashionable and sophisticated to add to their wardrobe, you’ll love what Bisou Bisou, Nicole by Nicole Miller, Worthington, and Oldenboye has to offer for fall. We love the Sleeveless Faux Leather-Yoke Top, Sleeveless Colorblock Top with “quilted faux-leather front yoke”, and Lace-Trim Print Pencil Skirt from Bisou Bisou; the Sleeveless Scuba-Knit Peplum Dress, the Mixed Media Hooded Puffer Coat, and Burnout Tee from nicole by Nicole Miller; the Black Colorblock Peplum Top, and Tweed Belted Peplum Top from Worthington; and the fun prints Olsenboye including the Houndstooth, and floral Skater Skirts and matching Sweatshirts, and the Scuba Knit Fit-and-Flare Dress.

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Don’t just take our word for it, pop in to any jcpenney location and see all these great looks, plus more from I Heart Ronson, City Streets, Black Label by Evan Picone, some of their looks are featured below:


Hanes Hosiery Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Nylon Stockings & New Silk Reflections Collections

To kick-off to Fall season, and to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Nylon Stockings, Hanes Hosiery held an event where they introduced the #Legsie, the hot new way to share your look on social media, along with their new Silk Reflections Legwear collection. The collection of soft, premium yarns featured dazzling sheers, playful new colors, styles, and textures, and perfectly blended sheerness and opacity to create luxe sheers. The collection offers a variety of sheer prints, lots of shimmer, sensual embellished backseams, and an ultra-chic square dot, giving a new twist to classic sheer hosiery, making it seasonless.

The elegant soiree, aptly titled #CheersForSheers, highlighted the new youthful look and attitude of Hanes Silk Reflections. The event was hosted by Style expert and creator of That Madonna Girl Accessories, Michelle Madonna; you may recognize her floral halos (or flower crowns) adorning the heads of the event’s attendees and several celebrities. The night’s music was provided by the very handsome Celebrity DJ, Brendan Fallis.

To highlight the the benefits of wearing sheer legwear, Celebrity stylist and Hanes Hosiery “Sheerleader”, Lindsay Albanese, curated a series of YouTube style segments, and Hanes Hosiery has partnered with Teen Vogue and their #FallFive Insta-listers to celebrate the #CheersForSheers campaign. “It’s time to celebrate the flawless finish that legwear can give women and encourage them to share their love for legwear on social media!” said Angela Hawkins of Hanesbrands Inc.

The Hanes Hosiery Silk Reflections Fall 2014 collection can be found at Macy’s Herald Square. Keep an eye out for the #CheersForSheers campaign and don’t forget to share your #legsie during legwear season.

Affordable Style | What We’re Loving from Sears Fall 2014 Offerings

Sometimes you just can’t escape your budget, you have to surrender to it and curb your spending; but when it comes to your wardrobe, a diminished budget doesn’t mean you have to give up on style. Thanks to Sears and their vast collection of affordable brands that boasts current and popular fashion trends, building an enviable wardrobe, that is still budget friendly, is easier than you think. Thanks to brands such as Metaphor, Now + Here, Bongo, Kardashian Kollection, Joe by Joe Boxer, Canyon River Blues, Champion, Everlast, and US Polo & Assn, Sears can clothe every aspect of your life.

Looking for new outerwear this fall? We suggest you begin with the Metaphor, and Covington collections for chic, classic styles, and Everlast, and US Polo & Assn for sporty outerwear styles. Spice up your fall wardrobe with the sexy silhouettes from the Kardashian Kollection, on-trend and cutting edge looks from Bongo and Now + Here, and cozy must-haves from Joe by Joe Boxer. We have a special affinity for the uber-soft Joe by Joe Boxer one-piece pajamas, available in fun prints and colors, you’ll never want to take them off.

Sears also has us super excited about the accessories hitting the store’s shelves. There’s lots to catch your attention; we’re especially loving the incredibly cute animal and text-printed hats (they’re just so cute), the adorable owl backpacks (we’re sensing a woodsland theme), as well as the chic and print-heavy range of handbags.

We were also truly impressed with the stunning jewelry pieces Sears showcased from Carole Inc and Studio S. While Carole Inc boasted edgier pieces, Studio S added modern twists and details to the classic pearl, and gold jewelry.

We shared our favorite looks, all of which are available right now. Are they any looks that catch your eye?

Kahri by KahriAnne Kerr Fall 2014 Collection

Some fashion brands just capture the attitude and edginess of this cool, fashionable city perfectly, marrying modern, sophisticated silhouettes with gritty details and innovative styles. One such brand is Kahri by KahriAnne Kerr, whose Fall 2014 Collection we had the pleasure of previewing. Seeing as fall is in full swing, it’s a perfect time to highlight the looks we loved from the contemporary women’s collection.

Kahri Fall 2014 boasts a rebellious, rocker attitude, and it celebrates independent style without losing it’s sophistication. We are especially in love with the above double breasted coats. The 3/4 sleeve, double breasted cropped wool coat features a shaggy, shearling collar, raglan sleeves with leather panels and quilted chevron details. The moto coat (on the left) features an a-line skirt, chunky exposed nickel zipper,  leather sleeve panels with quilted chevron details, oversized black shaggy shearling collar with storm flap in back. The double breasted dress coat features nickel buttons, a-line skirt, leather collar and trim, and storm flap with feather trim.

Dresses boasts flattering, ladylike fits and a juxtaposition and layering of luxurious fabrics, such as wool herringbone, leather, lace, silk organza, and cotton velvet. We love the grey wool herringbone dress with cap sleeves. the sleeveless rayon ponte dress with black lace chevrons, and the rayon ponte jumpsuit with black lace chevron details and peplum detail. We love KahriAnne Kerr’s fashion voice. with her edgy sense of style, it’s easy to see why. Check out the designer herself below:

Check out more cool looks from the Kahri by KahriAnne Kerr Fall 2014 Collection, available now.

Cookie Lee’s Fall 2014 Collection Helps You Get The Look For Less!

Over time, we’ve learned that you can make any simple and plain outfit into a great one if you follow the 3 A’s: Accessorize, Accessorize, Accessorize! Sometimes the right necklace or bracelet can really complete a look. However, like most things, accessories are usually either great quality and high priced, or low quality with a matching low price. Cookie Lee Jewelry and Accessories changes this seemingly tried and true fact – which is great for us women on a budget! Once we took a look at Cookie Lee’s Fall 2014 Collection, we fell in love with all of the new possibilities we had to create new, fresh looks with their accessories. Here are a few statement pieces by Cookie Lee that can really help bring that extra flare to an outfit:
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Pairing any of the statement necklaces with a simple blouse, skinny jeans, and a pair of knee high boots would create the perfect fall look for a casual girl’s night out or date night. Here’s a look we put together to give you guys an idea of the chic style we are describing:

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All pieces seen here are less than $50.00!! (Product names + prices are shown at the end of this post*)

This Boho Glam Turquoise Necklace featured below would be a great addition to the above-featured outfit. We think it’s a perfect way to add some color to an otherwise neutral, fall outfit. This piece is amazingly affordable at just $44.00! Cookie Lee’s collection is all essentially under $50! (How exciting is that?!)

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Here are just a few other great looking pieces from the Cookie Lee Fall 2014 collection that particularly caught our eye (click on image to enlarge view):

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Cookie Lee offers you great styles that help you keep up with the trends or start your own, with prices that won’t give you buyer’s remorse later. As a person who has suffered buyer’s remorse on many occasions, this is great news for me and my wallet. But…it gets even better! Cookie Lee has been in the business of direct sales for 23 years – and they are now offering e-commerce sales for the first time ever!! You can now shop for all of their fabulous accessories from the comfort of your home. Online sales now make Cookie Lee as accessible as they are affordable! Visit them at Cookielee.com to shop quality accessories for less!

*Fashion pieces shown in outfit are:

Boho Glam Turquoise Necklace $44.00 Cookielee.com
Forever 21 Structured Mini Satchel $28.00 Forever21.com
Dark Denim High Waist Jeans $36.00 7twentyfour.com
UNIQLO Women Silk Long Sleeve Blouse $40.00 Uniqlo.com
Double Bow Skinny Belt $6.90 Wetseal.com
Tall Zip-Back Riding Boots $40.00  Wetseal.com

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Carry On | Sorial Fall 2014 Handbag Collection

Are you ready for some Fall luxury? Of course you are. Sorial, the makers of luxury handbags and accessories, you may have fallen in love with their Spring 2014 Collection, brings lots of classic, and modern shapes, in a variety and rich, deep tones to their Fall 2014 Collection. Today we’re sharing our favorite Fall 2014 Sorial bag styles in colors that make super excited for the season of changing leaves.

Lexi Hobo

You already know the Lexi Hobo is the perfect size to carry EVERYTHING you may need and it boasts an optional shoulder strap that allows you to also wear it as a cross body, what you may not know is the Lexi is available in 14 colors to satisfy all color-loving handbag lovers. We can’t help but fully embrace the colors of the fall season and are completely enamored with the above Apricot, Maroon, and Blueberry. We also love the details featured on this style – top zipper closure, outside zipper pocket, inside zipper pocket, and a designated area for your keys, phones, or whatever else you wish.

Rubina Tote and Rubina Wristlet

Both the Rubina Tote and coordinating Wristlet are made from the finest of exotic snake embossed leather, are soft, very durable, convenient, lightweight, and come in a variety of colors – 16 colors for the Tote and 19 colors for the wristlet. However, we love the above Midnight Blue, Chocolate, and Stone featured above – classic fall colors. The roomy Rubina Tote features a lobster clasp closure, interior zipper pocket and an interior ring to hold either your keys or the Rubina Wristlet, when you clip it on. Don’t want to use the Wristlet as a small purse, it also makes a great top handle makeup case.

Bijou Satchel

Like the above Rubina, the Bijou Bag is also made from the finest of exotic snake embossed leather. This modern satchel is very durable, quite spacious and lightweight. We are especially in love with the above Cherry, Brown Sugar and classic Black colors. Of course you can delight yourself in the other available 10 colors. The Bijou is a perfect bag, whether you love bold color, neutral tones or the chic black look. This fashionable carry-all features a top zipper closure, exterior and interior zipper pocket and two top handles. Just grab it and go.

Danielle Drawstring

Last but certainly not least is yet another stunning bag made from the same exotic snake embossed leather show above which boasts durability, softness and lightweight. The Danielle features a drawstring closure, interior zipper pocket, and features adjustable, contrasting drawstring leather ties and shoulder straps with buckle hardware. It is is available 14 colors, one of which is the above Brown Sugar.

All of the above styles and colors are available to purchase on www.sorial.com.

AVON’s Fall 2014 Jewelry Collection

We admit it, we can be distracted with beautiful shiny things but then what woman doesn’t love great looking jewelry. Especially when they are so amazingly affordable. Hence that is why we are so in love with AVON’s Fall 2014 Jewelry Collection. If you’re ready for a modern mix of sophistication and chic accessories without breaking your bank, you should definitely explore this collection.

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Featured above are the Boho Chic Glam Necklace ($19.99), Sophisticated Statement Necklace ($19.99), Modern Mix Multi-Chain Necklace ($24.99), Boho Chic Glam Bracelet ($12.99), Sophisticated Statement Drop Earrings ($9.99), and the Sophisticated Statement Bracelet ($12.99).

These pieces will compliment your fall looks perfectly, the above six, and much more, are available now on www.avon.com. Is AVON’s Fall 2014 Jewelry Collection peeking your interest? Do you have a favorite piece?

Positive Vibes: Life is Good Fall 2014 Collection

We love it when a brand has a positive message, of course having a collection filled with great clothing and accessories doesn’t hurt either. We were newly introduced to the amazing Life is Good clothing and accessories brand, their amazing uplifting message of optimism, and their great products (we already have a long wish list of things we want). From the easy going, positive messages on their t-shirts, bags, mugs, and hats, to donating 10% of its net profits going to help kids in need, Life is Good is truly sharing epic goodness with humankind. This has prompted us to try to add the brand’s name to our daily mantra and spread optimism as they do.
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Their fall collection boats the softest of t-shirts, sweaters and hoodies that will surely become your second layer of skin because they’re so comfortable; we believe you’ll never take them off. The brand’s message encourages you to enjoy everything about life, the simple things like the outdoors and what nature has to offer, the life-giving sun, and beauty of the sea, all while keeping you looking good.
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Life is Good’s rules to wearing their products are simple, mix them, match them, and make them what you want. Layer hoodies over t-shirts, dresses, and skirts, relax during the weekend in the most comfortable Loungewear, get fit and stay active in their yoga and fitness offerings. We had the pleasure of meeting the man behind the brand, John Jacobs, at the preview where told us the brand’s philosophy – Life is Good is all about building meaningful, emotional connections, relies heavily on its community of optimists to build its brand, and considers children its inspiration. The brand has raised $11 million for kids in need through its The Life is Good Kids Foundation.

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Check out some more looks from the collection, which are available for purchase now:

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Life is Good products are sold by over 3,500 retailers nationwide and on Lifeisgood.com.