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Give the Gift of Personalized Fashion With sts blue Denim Jackets

In an age where expressing your individuality is very important, many people are stepping away from fast fashion. But how do you make a classic fashion item your own? Take, for instance, the classic denim or “jean jacket”; this iconic outerwear is simply a basic jacket with an all-denim construction. Although design details such as fringe, patches, and paint can be used to customize denim jackets, personalization is different. That’s why we were so excited to try the free personalization that is offered with sts blue Denim Jackets.

STS Blue Denim Jackets

That’s right, when you order one of the sts blue Denim Jackets, you can have it personalized for free. Make your own or giftable sts blue denim jacket unique with custom embroidery. What better gift to give a loved one than their name, favorite phrase, hashtag, etc on their own jean jacket this holiday season. We’re a very proud owner of a personalized sts blue Oversize Boyfriend Denim Jacket which we highlighted in our sts blue Fall 2018 Collection highlight (see it below again).

All sts blue denim jackets are made with 100% cotton, boasts copper hardware, and are available in a variety of washes. The sts blue personalization is done with embroidery. You choose from 2 different fonts and a choice of 5 colors that are perfect to make your personalized monogram stand out. Each embroidery is placed on the back of the sts blue denim jackets and can fit up to 10 characters. You can choose something cute, funny, or outrageous. It’s your chance to make the statement you want to. Just make sure your jacket style, size and personalized design are correct at the time of ordering as custom, personalized items are final sale items.

sts blue has some terrific denim jackets available now. Along with the Oversize Boyfriend Denim Jacket we got, we’re loving their new Oversize Long Boyfriend Denim Jacket in Sand Canyon wash. This dark grey vintage wash jean jacket features a longer than usual body length, a shadow hemline, antique copper hardware, and deconstructive details.

STS Blue Denim Jackets

No matter the jacket you get or gift, adding personalization adds a very special touch to it. You will love it and most importantly, they will love it. Do you know someone who would love to be gifted a personalized sts blue denim jacket this holiday season?

2017 Holiday Gift Guide: One-of-A-Kind Gifts from Hammacher Schlemmer

Hammacher Schlemmer, America’s longest running catalog, has been offering the best and unexpectedly unique gifts since 1848. For this holiday season, they present some cool gift ideas that we are completely enamored with. Is there someone on your list that’s difficult to shop for? We’re positive you will get a gift they’ll love from Hammacher Schlemmer. Today we’re highlighting three of their many holiday season offerings we’d love to see under our Christmas tree. This holiday season, why not give unique gifts that they won’t ever forget.

Hammacher Schlemmer’s sought after holiday gifts perform better than all others, are of the highest quality, are the only ones that do what they do, and since their unique and unusual gifts are not commonly available elsewhere, your friends and family will know they’re getting something special. This holiday gifting season, the Hammacher Schlemmer gifts we’re loving include:

  • The Hypnotic Jellyfish Aquarium, $89.95 – a LED-illuminated desktop aquarium with two mesmerizing synthetic jellyfish that provide mesmerizing and relaxing ambiance. The aquarium has 18 LEDs (six each of red, blue, and green) that automatically gently change color, causing both jellyfish to “react” by glowing yellow, purple, aquamarine, blue, and red as they float.
  • The Mirthful Sommelier’s Monogrammed Wine Glasses, Set of $34.95 – a pair of wine glasses with bent stems that add a touch of whimsy to one’s imbibing. Each glass sits atop a wide, sturdy base that holds wine securely, despite its impaired appearance; supporting the adage that wine affects everyone—and every glass—differently.
  • The Relaxation Aromatherapy Orb, $69.95 – an aromatherapy diffuser that plays one’s favorite soothing music while emitting a fragrant mist, turning your home into a home spa experience.

These unique Hammacher Schlemmer gifts are perfect for someone who has everything or says they don’t want anything for the holiday season. Could these unusual holiday gifts wow someone on your list? See what else America’s longest running catalog has to offer for Holiday 2017.

Game Night, Holiday Edition: Watch Ya’ Mouth Party Game

Remember the days when game night was incredibly fun? Whether you got together with family or friends, the evening was filled with good times and lots of laughter. Somewhere along the way, life may have got in the way and perhaps those treasured game nights were lost. What if it could be that way again? With the holiday season almost upon us, what better time to get together with family, friends, or coworkers for an epic night of laughter and game night fun. And have we got the perfect game for you. This holiday, why not enjoy a night or several of Watch Ya’ Mouth, the hilarious party game that forces you and your friends to try to understand each other, while looking silly. The Watch Ya’ Mouth party game forces you to ask, “would your friends, family, or coworkers understand what you are saying while wearing a mouth guard? Could you lead each other to game night victory?

We’ve all laughed at the real life videos of drugged up patients as they are sitting in the dentist’s chair. Their mouths full of cotton, rambling on hilariously while not making much sense. Or maybe you remember the hilarious scene with Melissa McCarthy getting her teeth whitened in the movie The Boss. This game brings the hilarity of those moments to your home or office for hours of laughter filled fun. The Watch Ya’ Mouth Party Game is very easy to play, just pop the plastic mouthpiece into your mouth, select the phrases you want to say to your teammate, set the 30 second timer, read the phrase, and prepare for non-stop laughter.

The Watch Ya’ Mouth Party Game is available in several versions, including the Original board game, Mobile App version, Redneck, Adult (NSFW) for those adult only get-togethers, and a Children’s version; the game also has expansion packs available for even more fun game nights. Want to see the hilarious Watch Ya’ Mouth Party Game in action? Check out the video below (we dare you not to laugh):

This holiday, give the gift of laughter to your family, friends, or coworkers for only $19.99 for the Original Game, $24.99 for the Throwdown Edition, $58.96 for the Adult Game Bundle, $45.97 for the Family Bundle, or $84.94 for the Full Monty Bundle which includes base game, 2 family-safe, family-fun expansion packs (ages 8+), and 3 NSFW expansion packs (adults 18+). Are you ready for a holiday season of non-stop laughter?

Lands’ End Holiday 2014 Collection

When one typically thinks of winter and holiday fashion, chunky knit sweaters, lots of plaid, and cozy wool come to mind; and we love when fashion labels fully embrace those signature holiday details. Hence why we love the Lands’ End Holiday 2014 Collection. The collection is bursting with classic plaids such as Tartans and tattersall; the colors, prints and silhouettes associated with the holiday season, in some of the most stylish options. We’re especially excited about their Stewart plaid pieces, a white-based plaid we hope to see again next holiday season. And of course Land’ End offers the personal touch on gift ideas with monogramming on everything from scarves, to sweaters and totes.

There’s so much to love this holiday from Lands’ End, the chic quilted parkas, equestrian jackets, and wool pea coats with leather trims, faux fur stoles juxtaposed with chunky knits, the chic year-round cashmere sweaters with a fun pop of color trimmed on the inside collar, and inner sleeve cuff, and of course your favorite Lands’ End accessories in the wonderful, seasonal patterns.

One gift (really, more than one) we’re really looking forward to receiving are the Lands’ End holiday treats. We’re looking forward to devouring the delicious Sea Salt Caramels, Cranberry Almond Myrtles, Peppermint Crunch Cookies, and English Butter Toffee. These delicious items come perfectly wrapped in your favorite Lands’ End patterns.

We’re keeping our fingers crossed that some of these items make it from our wishlist to under our tree. What are you wishing for this holiday season?

Holiday Gift Ideas: Dinner & One Heck of a Show from Hard Rock Cafe and Yankee Stadium

For those of you who think there’s nothing going on at Yankee Stadium during the off-season, you’ll be happy to hear how very wrong you are. There’s much more to Yankee Stadium than just attending a game. How about your own private tour of the famed stadium, followed by a delicious meal at an affordable price? The Hard Rock Cafe, conveniently located inside Yankee Stadium teams up with the famed ballpark to bring you five amazing Yankee Stadium tour options – Classic Individual Tour, Classic Group Tour, Gold Pregame Tour, Platinum Pregame Tour, and Party City Birthday Bash Tour. Adding a stadium tour with and lunch/dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe makes the perfect holiday, birthday, or anniversary gift for the baseball fanatic in your life. what’s even more amazing, proceeds benefit the New York Yankees Foundation, so while you’re enjoying this wonderful experience, you’re also doing good.

We had the honor of experiencing one of the Yankee Stadium tours and even though we’re not diehard baseball fans, the experience was such an amazing one, we want to experience it again. We imagine diehard baseball fans will describe it as magical, especially being on the field. End your tour with a great lunch or dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe Yankee Stadium with one of their two prix-fixe menus – Hard Rock Cafe Voucher #1 – $39.00 or Hard Rock Café Voucher #2 – $46.00.

So what can you expect from the tours? See below:

Classic Individual Tour – this tour may be purchased for 14 people or less and begins every 20 minutes primarily from 12 p.m. to 1:40 p.m. You can get your tour tickets online for only $20.00, if you purchase at the Yankee Stadium Ticket Windows: Adults: $25. Children (14 years and younger): $23, Senior Citizens (60 years and older): $23, Children 3 and younger are free.

Classic Group Tour – need to entertain a group of 15-35 people or maybe your fantasy baseball league is looking for a fun night out? The Classic Group Tour is perfect for you. The Classic Group Tours are booked based on availability from 9 a.m.-11:40 a.m. and 2 p.m.-4 p.m. daily and must be reserved in advance. Cost per person is as follows: Adults: $18.00, Children (14 and younger)/Seniors (60 and older): $16.00, and up to 4 children younger than 4 are Free.

Pregame Tour – already going to the game and want to add a unique experience to enhance your ballpark fun? If you already have a game ticket, try a Pregame Tour. The Gold Pregame Tour costs $35.00 and gets you access to the legendary Monument Park before the gates to the Stadium open up to the public. The Platinum Pregame Tour costs $40.00 and allows you visits to the SAP Suite Level, Monument Park and the New York Yankees Museum Presented by Bank of America (when available). The tour is for a maximum of 10 guests and begins at Gate 2.

Party City Birthday Bash Tour – looking for a cool way to celebrate your birthday? You will love the Party City Birthday Bash Tour. Get a tour of Yankee Stadium, a group photo for the birthday celebrant, goodie bags for all children, and New Era baseball caps for all guests. After your tour, you can tour concludes, you may continue your celebration at the Hard Rock Cafe with lunch and birthday cupcakes. The bashes can accommodate up to 35 guests, with a maximum of two (2) children younger than four (4) years old admitted at no charge but you must book at least two (2) weeks in advance. Included with this party tour:

  • Line Drive – One (1) 13’x19′ commemorative group photo for group to sign, goodie bags for all children and New Era baseball caps for all guests
  • Home Run – One (1) 13’x19′ commemorative group photo for the group to sign, 5’x7′ commemorative group photos for all guests, goodie bags for all children and New Era baseball caps for all guests *
  • For smaller groups, birthday bashes can be celebrated on public tours for $30.00 per person. Each guest receives a New Era Yankees baseball cap and each child receives a goodie bag.
  • Gift Add-On:
  1. Laser Engraved Louisville Slugger Bat (Ash or Maple): $125.00 each
  2. Custom Home Jersey: $175.00 each
  3. New York Yankees top hat logo baseball: $5.00 each

Located at Gate 6 on the corner of 161st Street and River Avenue, the Hard Rock Cafe Yankee Stadium is open year-round to ticket holders and non-ticket holders. It features a world-famous collection of Hard Rock memorabilia with an emphasis on New York-area musicians and artists, as well as Yankees-related pieces. The restaurant seats 165 people, the bar seats approximately 32 people, and is a great place to relax after your tour. Our meal was amazing. The prix-fixe meal comes with an entree, drinks, and dessert, a filling meal to sate even the most insatiable appetites. We decided to try the Half-Rack of Hickory Smoked Ribs and Original Legendary Burger with a colossal Ice Cream Sundae for dessert, needless to say, we were gleefully stuffed.

Even today, several days after our tour, we’re still on a high from the experience. We’re still sharing stories and showing off our photos to friends and family, so we know any baseball fan will cherish this experience forever. So what are you waiting for, give them the gift they’ll really get excited about. To book your tour, call the Tours Department at 646-977-TOUR (8687) or email tours@yankees.com for information.

Holiday Gift Guide: The Artisan Group Jewelry

The countdown to the holiday season has began and the time for finding great gift ideas for friends and family is almost upon us. We begin the gifting season with a collection of jewelry gift ideas from The Artisan Group, an exclusive group that gives artisan makers of talented jewelry and accessories the opportunity to showcase their stunning, hand-crafted products, most of which has found homes with some of your favorite celebrities. We were very excited to highlight a few of these wonderful hand-crafted products that any jewelry lover will love as gifts. Whether you’re looking for necklaces, earrings, bracelets, rings, or all the above, these designers are sure to have what you’re looking for plus you’ll be supporting small, artisan-owned businesses, and that’s always a good thing.

BRACELETS

  1. Ryan Bracelet by 2 Sisters Handcrafted, $126.00 – Give a truly personalized gift with 2 Sisters Handcrafted. We love the modern details and cool factor of these pieces. Any item you want can be custom made, and a one of a kind jewelry creation to your vision. Go beyond just dates and initials, choose everything from the materials used, size and loving message to that special someone.
  2. Lokum Bracelet by SariBlue, $35.00 – Have someone who loves Bohemian jewelry? Then get to know the everyday jewelry pieces from SariBlue. The mystical, earthy collection is focused on the power and theory of The Evil Eye. We love the stackable Lokum Bracelet for its message and Turkish beads available in various colors.
  3. Budding Lilacs Bracelet by J. McConkey Photos and Wearble Art, $40.00 – Ever look at a beautiful photo and wish you could take its beauty with you? Now you can. Jude McConkey captures stunning beauty in her photographs and uses them to create dynamic jewelry with both etchings and photography plates.
  4. She Believed She Could Bracelet by Woobie Beans, $44.00 – Give the gift of inspiration with these metals and stamped jewelry and accessory pieces. Created by a wife and mom, Woobie Beans offers great gift ideas for women, men and your Christmas tree.

NECKLACES

  1. Crescent Moon Necklace by Maru Jewelry Designs, $18.00 – We’re sure it will be love at first when you feast your eyes on this collection of highly affordable, personalized and custom jewelry (can you believe this necklace is only $18.00?) that features gemstones, hand-stamped and tightwire details. It’s definitely a favorite of ours and we know. This particular necklace is available in various stones.
  2. With Brave Wings She Flies Necklace by Jessie Girl Jewelry, $46.00 – Classic style with significant thoughts. These hand-stamped, sterling silver charms can be customized to your own loving words. Your words can also be stamped on cuffs, rings, keychains and ornaments.
  3. Copper Necklace with Charm by Lisa Burek Jewelry, $45.00 – Vibrant colors and an earthy spirit are channeled through these pieces made of wirework, beads and gemstones. Whether you’re looking for pieces that are bursting with color or classic styles in not-so-classic materials, the hand-forged jewelry pieces from Lisa Burek Jewelry will charm you.
  4. Turbulent Waters Teardrop Necklace by Jennifer Casady, $45.00 – Another favorite of ours, get ready for stunning femininity and elegant, delicate pieces that are expertly handcrafted to gorgeous results. With the beautiful jewelry offerings from Jennifer Casady, you’ll swoon over her beautiful necklaces and coordinating earrings.

EARRINGS

  1. Harmony Mixed Metal Quartz Crystal Earrings by Great Rock Moon, $25.00 – Look no further than these beautiful modern designs with semi-precious gemstones such as quartz crystal, sterling silver, and 14-karat gold plate for an upscale look with an edge.
  2. Brown Dwarf Celestial Orb Earrings by Bead Lovers Korner, $28.00 – As the name states, if you love beaded jewelry, these stunning pieces are a must-see. Offering scores of jewelry option from from simple to elaborate, sophisticated to quirky (we love the beer, wine and cheese bucket, and Starbucks coffee cup beads), Bead Lovers Korner is a great place for limited edition pieces.
  3. Cobalt Blue Cat’s Eye Earrings by Uni Q Creations, $12.00 – Another handmade jewelry designer that is perfect for those who love small and dainty jewelry pieces. These delicate pieces boasts handmade sterling silver ear wires, woven hemp, and embroidery floss.
The above is just a handful of what you can expect from the artisan jewelry designers from The Artisan Group. We invite you to get to know their collections we’re sure you’ll leave their sites owning a few pieces for yourself. 

Shopping for a Cause | Creeds Collective Holiday Pop-Up in SoHo

Want to get your hands on some amazing items from niche designers in one place? Creeds Collective, a socially responsible holiday pop-up experience dedicated to showcasing budding brands, is bringing its grand, gift shopping experience to New York, from November 1st to December 28th, 2014. The Pop-up will carry over 45 brands, ranging from fashion to footwear, with prices ranging from $20.00 to $2,000.00.

The multilevel 8500 square foot space, located at 54 Crosby Street (pictured below), will bring the newest in fashion, wellness, beauty and lifestyle to NYC shoppers just in time for the gift giving season. The pop-up brings lots “special somethings” and exclusive gifts that will not only make the gift recipient very happy, it will help to eradicate extreme poverty; you see 10% of all net sales made over the entirety of the boutique’s presence will be donated to Global Citizen, advocating social change to end extreme poverty by 2030.

Along with the great shopping, there will be a THANN beauty bar, a Primp and Polish nail art bar, #hashtag photobooth, “new-tech” station, art exhibitions, and a speak easy menswear lounge entitled “Grotto de Homme” on-site for shoppers to enjoy. The Creed Collective pop-up will be open seven days a week, from 11AM- to 7PM.

The brainchild of Creeds of Love’s, Evie Phillips and Concept Collective’s, Stephanie Halphen, this shopping experience is sure to bring joy and happiness to many beyond just gift giving. “We want to bring ‘on the verge’ designers to a highly trafficked retail district and space; executing events that both showcase their products, and connect them with their consumers on a whole new level,” explains Stephanie Halphen.

There’s no better feeling than getting the perfect gift for a loved one, especially when it helps make the world a better place. Will you be stopping by this great holiday pop-up?

Holiday Gift Guide | Give Some Holiday “Cheers” this Season

Sometimes giving a gift that warms the heart takes on a new meaning. While most think of something endearing, many think of something a bit more physical. This holiday why not give a gift that warms the body as well. Whether you’re looking for a gift for someone with particular tastes or doing some at-home entertaining, getting the right Spirit can make celebrating the holiday even more enjoyable.

FOR THE SOPHISTICATE

Rum Zacapa XO

Containing a blend of multi-age rums (from 6 to 25 years old), Rum Zacapa XO is a perfectly balanced combination of sweetness, spice, fruit and spirit. With an extra ageing stage in French oak barrels that previously held cognac, this connoisseur’s delight is the ultimate expression of the Master Blender’s art. This Mahogany beauty features a balanced aroma of mature toasted oak, burnt caramel, dry-roasted nuts, marzipan and orange peel with a delicate floral note of honeysuckle in the background.

Tequila Don Julio 1942®

Looking for a great gift for the person whose signature drink is all things tequila? Look no further than the silky smooth Tequila Don Julio 1942®. Distinguished and refined, this special Añejo is produced in small batches and reflects Don Julio González’s life-long passion for making the highest quality tequila. Its sweet and complex aroma complements an equally intriguing range of flavors including hints of warm oak, pepper and cinnamon for an ultra smooth tequila with astonishing depth and character.

FOR THE OLD FASHIONED

Johnnie Walker Black Label®

Looking for a gift for someone who has all your respect, someone whose wise words you always follow? This incredibly complex yet smooth scotch whiskey should be at the top of your list. A rich blend of over 40 whiskies at least 12 years of age, this versatile spirit boasts an extraordinary range of flavor. Retaining it’s original 1870’s recipe, Johnnie Walker Black Label can be enjoyed on its own, with a dash of still or sparkling water, and soda or ginger ale as a long drink.

FOR THE SWEET-TOOTHED

Godiva Liquers

Starting with the world’s most luxurious chocolate, Godiva Liqueur makes sure every drop of it’s decadent chocolate-based concoctions are pure indulgence from the first sip to the last drop. The perfect gift for any chocolate lover or hostess, this velvety range of indulgent liquid confections will always bring a smile. Whether you prefer the original richness of the original Chocolate or the smooth creamy finish of the White Chocolate

Bailey’s Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream

Giving a modern twist to the classic Irish Cream, the Baileys Vanilla Cinnamon Irish Cream blends the alluring Madagascar vanilla and spicy cinnamon for a unique Baileys flavor experience that is perfect for the holiday season. This tantalizing flavor can be enjoyed on the rocks, in coffee or tea, topped over ice cream (trust us, it’s amazing). No hostess will turn away this delectable gift.

Are you hoping to get one or two of these as gifts this Christmas? Which are your favorites?