Fashion Savvy | Burlington Coat Factory Spring 2013 Offerings

Do you still find it difficult to be fashionable on a budget? You long to wear some of the hot trends, but the designer prices are a bit above what you can afford? With the great designer offerings and budget-friendly prices, Burlington will have you on-trend without breaking your bank account. For spring 2013, Burlington Coat Factory offers hot styles in fashion, jewelry, footwear, housewares in the must-have trends such as brights, southwest-inspiration, bold metals, tribal, printed denim, etc.

Highlights from Burlington’s jewelry and accessories department will have you effortlessly chic and an envied fashionista – expect statement necklaces, bold colors, embellished footwear, and colorful scarves.

 And the fashion doesn’t just stop for fashion and accessories, we also see fun and fashion-forward influences in housewares, luggage, and bedding

What are my favorite fashion and accessories from the Burlington Coat Factory Spring 2013 items? The stylish, printed blouses with peter pan collars that work exceptionally well with any bottom in your wardrobe and the bold metal jewelry. You can’t go wrong if either is in your possession.

Do you have any favorite looks or pieces from the Burlington Coat Factory Spring 2013 offerings?

Carlos Santana Spring 2013 Handbag Collection

Leave it to a Grammy® Award-winning musician to add bring sensual style to handbags. Carlos Santana bring the energy and passion of his music to his handbag collection. For spring 2013, styles from the Carlos Santana Handbag Collection more than make your outfit, don’t just match your look go for fun and sexy designs that add rhythm to your entire look.

Featuring vibrant, eye-catching colors like tangerine, yellow, green, crisp white as well as earthy hues, tribal embellishments, standout hardware details and classic silhouettes, the collection boasts styles that will compliment all personalities. Style favorites include the Laura Quilted Satchel, a satchel silhouette accented with a posh quilted pattern and faceted studs.

The Amalia Tour Bag, a modern update on this hippie chick-inspired silhouette which features cool fringe and edgy stud detailing and the Pluma Tote, which boasts an array of cascading feather-shaped details decorating the front

Love what you see so far? Then take a look at more from this must-have collection of handbags all of which are available now

Micky London Spring 2013 Accessories Collection

Sometimes an outfit needs a touch of flair and color that great accessories can provide, be it a stunning and statement piece of jewelry, clutch or scarf. Accessories has become essential to every look and I for one am always on the lookout for accessories and accessory labels. Which is why I’m excited I was introduced to Micky London.

New York-based Micky London are not only makers of the stunning scarves you see above but also handbags and jewelry. Created by siblings, Kabir “Micky” and Abba Manchanda, the Micky London label creates pieces that combine classic, elegant style with the hottest trends and innovative design and is inspired by New York, London, Dubai and Bombay, cities the design duo considers home. For their spring 2013 collection, we see sensational prints in hot and warm hues such as reds, pinks, blues, greens, violets, oranges and cream/off-whites. Their scarf prints range from florals, paisleys, to artistic watercolors and abstract patterns.

The Micky London collection is featured across the globe and can be seen in Nordstrom’s, Anthropologie, Bloomingdale’s, QVC and much more!

Purse-onality Traits | Iris Apfel Spring 2013 Handbag Collection

When one thinks of personality, Fashion Icon Iris Apfel is top of the list. Known for her statement-making fashion wardrobe, she is rightfully seen and known as a visionary. Her bold personality and incredible fashion sense can be found in the details of her handbag collection – basically it’s filled with purse-onality. For her Spring 2013 Handbag Collection we see feminine linen ruffles caged in studded natural and boldly hued leather, lots of leather fringe, tortoise shell handles and hardware details and modern shapes.

I was especially intrigued by the above styles, each of which would perfectly compliment and highlight any look in your closet. Grab one or more styles on

Dress Code | Hot Spring 2013 Dresses

The time to permanently get rid of our heavy coats is almost upon us – though a snowy rainstorm may delay this a bit, we still think we’re due to see some hot Spring 2013 dresses. This spring brings lots of charming dresses that feature some of the season’s hottest trends ready to keep you looking chic, stylish, sexy and modern. For spring 2013, dresses are seen in flirtatious styles are a must for an easy and fun wardrobe. What should you be keeping an eye out for – bold color, eye-catching prints, flattering hemlines and uber-feminine details – all of which you will find in spring looks from labels like Olive & Oak, S.I.C. Couture and Gentle Fawn. Feast your eyes on a few must-have hot spring 2013 dresses.

S.I.C. Couture

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Color and sophisticated silhouettes are key features in the S.I.C. Couture Spring 2013 Collection. Whether you wear these to the office or dinner, these stunning styles will keep you looking chic from day to night. They are all a click away on S.I.C. Couture.

Olive & Oak

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Let your spring and summer days be filled with careful and fashionable fun with these lovely printed finds from Olive & Oak. Playful styles and effortless shapes will keep you looking comfortable and chic. Get them while you can at,, and

Gentle Fawn

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Lovers of distinctive prints and graphics will adore the casual yet feminine, clean and modern looks from Gentle Fawn. While the brand highlights hot trends like high-low lengths, peter pan collars, easy shapes, you will definitely fall in love with the personality of their looks. Get to know Gentle Fawn’s offerings by visiting their website, Gentle Fawn.

Save $20 When You Try on C. Wonder Jeans

Shopping for spring? Here’s your chance to save on your wardrobe budget. Stay savvy and stylish with C. Wonder‘s new, colorful crop of spring jeans. Whether you go for color (be it bold or pastel) or an eye-catching print (the Stretch Skinny Watteau Floral Jean is especially chic), you save $20.00 just for trying a pair on until Sunday, March 24th

Take advantage for this easy deal at any C. Wonder location

Lands’ End Spring 2013 and Shape & Enhance Swimwear Collection

For Spring 2013, Lands’ End presents a collection that is seeped with their traditional classic American silhouettes, chic dresses in fun hand-illustrated prints, bold colors, layering of solids and prints to compliment your wardrobe and an exclusive Shape and Enhance Swimwear collection.

Patterns take center stage in timeless dress styles this spring. Lands’ End introduces exclusive dress patterns (see example below) which was illustrated by someone sitting in a cornfield near their Dodgeville headquarters.

The classic American lifestyle brand welcomes a breakthrough in swimwear. The Shape and Enhance swimsuit Collection features exclusive new swimwear technology that knits varying levels of tension control into the lining

“This breakthrough in swimwear is accomplished through a body mapping process that targets the areas women most want to smooth, while still offering comfort and freedom of movement. The Shape & Enhance collection features silhouettes in one-pieces, tankini tops and a choice of skirted or bikini bottoms”. Highlights from the Shape and Enhance collection include Scoop Neck One-Piece, Halter Tankini, Halter One-Piece, Floral Underwire Tankini Top, and Ultra High-Rise Swimsuit Bottoms.

The above featured Lands’ End Spring 2013 styles and many more are available now on

Lolli Swimwear’s 2013 Collection

The first day of spring is a mere three weeks away and summer is three months away – that means warmer weather is almost here but you still have some time to get swimsuit ready. While preparing your new spring wardrobe, are you making sure to include some sexy and adorable swimwear? If not, let us help you with that by introducing you to Lolli Swimwear – a super sexy and super girly collection of the cutest swimwear with great fit and colors by designer, Vy Nguyen.

For their spring 2013 collection, Lillo Swimwear looks to the most recent past decades. The collection features silhouettes, colors and details inspired by the 60’s, 70’s, 80’s and 90’s – lots of tye-dye, floral prints, ruffles, stripes, bows, denim, studs, etc

Get to know the adorable Vy Nguyen, as she walks us through her spring 2013 collection in the video below: