The perfect day is finding out that Caruso’s Grove in Los Angeles now has a Laduree Restaurant from Paris. If you are looking for a great place for lunch or dinner on a weekend or just because – slip on your Chanel inspired boucle jacket and go get some macarons at Laduree. We happened upon the restaurant 2 days after Christmas and it was not busy for lunch. Turns out the crowds were too busy shopping the after Christmas sales to notice that Laduree was right there across the street from the AMC Theater and Nordstrom. Always having Paris on my mind, I made a beeline for the restaurant and sat there to have a light lunch before doing any shopping at The Grove. (Jacket – Shopbop)
We had Laduree’s traditional Marie Antoinette Tea with avocado toast and asparagus, hot chocolate, and their mini burgers with fries. For dessert we had macarons of course. The avocado toast served on a brioche and a poached egg on top was a perfect light lunch after a very festive Christmas season including a trip to Punta Mita. I was glad to have something light for lunch. My daughter had the 4 mini burgers and fries and she totally enjoyed them. The macarons were a small gluten free treat that were a perfect dessert to end our meal.
After lunch, we made our way to Topshop and saw the most amazing embroidered leather jacket. The jacket was the perfect combo of edgy and feminine at the same time with its delicate embroidery and steel spikes crafted perfectly all over the motorcycle style leather jacket. It’s still on my wishlist.
We did pick up some pom pom keychains and pom pom hats while at Topshop, and made our way to Barnes and Nobles to pick up some adult coloring books. Not sure if you have ever seen an adult coloring book, but they are pretty cool. Picture some of the most beautiful landscapes or artistic drawings that need to be colored in with colored pencils. If you are looking for a way to destress after the holidays, these coloring books may be an alternative to going for a run if it is too cold to go for a run. After that, we headed home in traffic.
Going somewhere warm for the holidays? I am love the idea of being dressed in a swimsuit everyday with no more than a cover up and eating tacos, ceviche, and drinking margaritas all day. If you plan on going to Punta Mita, Cabo, Tulum, Hawaii, or Arizona for the holidays. I would advise looking into the 50% after Christmas sales before you go.
Planet Blue has a sale right now for 50% many of their dresses and swimsuits. Take a look at www.planetblue.com . Another great place to look for bathing suits and cover ups is the www.netaporter.com 70% off sale. It just started and it is better than last year.
Here are some of my favorite pieces on sale:
Zulu & Zephyr Botanic Bikini, $67
Same Swim Catch Bikini Top, $157.50 on sale 30% off
Lemlem Kafa Short Cover Up Dress, $276.50 on sale 30% off
Bluelife Pool Party Jumper, $88 on sale for 50% off
Melissa Odabash Alexis Cover Up Dress, $123 for sale for 50% off
Givenchy Arrow Aviator Sunglasses, $300 for sale 20% off
Self Portrait x Le Specs Edition Sunglasses, $87.50 for 30% off
If you are wondering where the deals are for Cyber Week. We have compiled the most comprehensive online Cyber Week deals you can find anywhere. Check out these deals and comment if you need to find others we have not listed.
3.1 Phillip Lim // 60% off handbags
DATE: 11/25 -11/27
A Pea in a Pod // save up to 30% on designer maternity styles
Abercrombie & Fitch // Entire Store 50% Off – Online Only!
// Entire Store 50% Off
// All Clearance 50-70% Off
*Free Shipping on all orders
AG Jeans // 30% Off Sitewide and In Store
AlexandAlexa // 25% Off Most Everything! Plus Free Shipping On $99+
All Sole //30% off Sitewide
DATE:11/24 – 11/29
All Saints // 30% off Sitewide
American Eagle // 40% off
// 50% off all sweaters, shoes and cozy accessories
Ann Taylor // 50% off Sitewide and In Store
Ariel Gordon Jewelry // 30% off all orders over $150
ASOS // 20% off Sitewide and In Store
// 30% off Sitewide and In Store
Assouline // 25% off products under $800
// Get Dinner Diaries when you purchase $250+
Avenue 32 // 30% off Sitewide
Bailey44 // 40% off Sitewide
Banana Republic // 50% off 5 regular-priced items Sitewide
DATE: 11/24-11/26 (online) 11/24-11/28 (in store)
// 50% off Sitewide and In Store
Barneys New York // 40% off Sitewide
BaubleBar // 30% off purchases
DATE: 11/25 – 11/27
// 25% off 1 item
// 35% off 2 items or more
Bergdorf Goodman // 40% off Sitewide
BirchBox // Sales starting at 10% off
Black Halo // 25% off Sitewide
Bloomingdale’s // Extra 25% off a large selection of items Sitewide
// Take $25 off of every $200 you spend Sitewide + save up to 50% on select items
// Loyalists get triple points when you use your Bloomingdale’s Credit Card online
// Save 30% on select regular-price handbags, wallets, wristlets and more
// Take 15% off $100-$199.99 or 20% off $200+ on a great selection of items online + save up to 50% on select items
// Take 25% off a large selection of regular and sale price items for a total savings of up to 60% off online
BNKR // Black Friday 25% off full-priced items
// Cyber Weekend 25% off full-priced items
// Cyber Monday 25% off full-priced items + extra 40% off sale items
Boden // 30% off + free shipping and returns
Bonobos // 30% off Sitewide
BUFFALO David Bitton // 50% OFF apparel & 20% OFF Denim
Burberry // Complimentary monograming & next day delivery
Calvin Klein // Extra 40% off Sitewide
// Extra 50% off Sitewide
DATE: 11/27 -11/29
Century 21 // $30 off $150 or $40 off $200
Chicwish // 25% off Sitewide
DATE: 11/25 – 11/28
Coach // 30% Off select styles
DATE: 11/18 Early Access; 11/19-11/27
// 50% off the Edie handbag
// Up to 50% off select styles & shop 125+ online sale exclusives
Coggles // 30% off Sitewide
Cole Haan // 40% off Sitewide
Colleen Rothschild // ALL SKINCARE 30% off Sitewide
//Discovery Collection on sale for $49 and all regular-priced skincare will be 30% off
Dogeared // 25% off Sitewide
Dr. Scholl’s // 25% off Sitewide + up to 60% off select styles
Dylan’s Candy Bar // 25% off Sitewide
Dynamite // 30% off Sitewide
East Dane // Spend $200+, get 15% off; Spend $500+, get 20% off; Spend $800+, get 25% off
// Spend $200+, get 15% off, Spend $500+, get 20% off, Spend $800+, get 25% off
eBags // Receive up to 85% off
Express // 50% off everything In Store and Sitewide + Free Shipping
// 50% off everything ONLINE ONLY + Free Shipping
Folica // Take 30% off Sitewide PLUS 40% off Sedu and Solia all week long
// Get the Solia SuperHot Curling Irons (1″ and 1.25″) for Only $37
FORZIERI // 30% off all orders of $350+
// VIP 30% off orders of $500 or more and 25% OFF orders of $325 or more
CODE: BSTYLE30, BSTYLE25
Francesca’s // 30% off Sitewide
French Connection // 40% Off Everything In Store and Sitewide + Free Shipping
Furbish Studio // 20% off site wide
HappySocks // 40% off + Free Shipping
Hollister Co. // Entire Store 50% Off Sitewide and In Store
DATE: 11/25 (online) 11/24-11/25 (in store)
* Free shipping on all orders
INTERMIX // Flash Sale: 40% Off Select Full Priced Items In Stores & Online
// Extra 40% Off Sale
// $150 off every $750 spent with code.
// Cyber Monday Sale: 30% off select full-priced items
// Green Tuesday Sale: 40% off private label & exclusives
Jewelry.com // Save up to 85% on select jewelry pieces
Joe’s Jeans // 25% off
John Varvatos // 25% off – no exclusions
Journelle // 15% off $150, 20% off $300, or 25% off $500 + Full priced merchandise
Jurlique // Up to 50% off selected items
// $10 off orders over $50, $30 off orders over $100
CODE: CYBER10, CYBER30
Larson & Jennings // 15% off everything Sitewide
LOFT // 40% off Sitwide
Lulu Frost // 25% off Sitewide and 20% off fine jewelry
Last Call // up to 80% off Sitewide and In Store
Luisaviaroma // Early access to extra 20% off sale
MACKAGE // Up to 50% off Sitewide
Macy’s // 20% off Sitewide
Malin+Goetz // $75+ and receive a free hand cream and free shipping
Minted // 15% off no minimum, 20% off $150+ on holiday
// 20% off $150+ on holiday, wedding, and all gifts
Moda Operandi // Sale items up to 65% off
ModCloth // 20% off no thresh, 30% off $100+, 40% off $200+
CODE: FRIDAY20, FRIDAY30, FRIDAY40
// 30% off sitewide
MPG Sports // 35% off Sitewide
Mr. Kate // Up to 70% off
Mr. Porter // 30% off selected brands
My Bag // 30% Off Sitewide
DATE: 11/24 – 11/29
My Theresa // 30% off all sale items
DATE: 11/25 – 11/27
Neiman Marcus // Up to 40% off + free shipping
Nina Shoes // Buy One Get One 50% Off All Nina Shoes + Free Shipping
Nisolo // 40% off select styles of shoes, bags, and jewelry
Nordstrom // Take an extra 20% off selected sale items
DATE: 11/24- 11/28
// Designer sale – 40% off
NYLON // 15% Off Sitewide
// 20% Off Sitewide
// 25 Off Sitewide
DATE: 11/25- 11/27
// 30% Off Sitewide
Otte NY // Extra 40% off all reduced-price merchandise
// 20% off SItewide
Parker NY // 30% Off Sitewide
DATE: 11/23 – 11/28
// 30% Off Sitewide + 30% off your next purchase online
Paula’s Choice // 20% off + Free gift when you spend $65+
River Island // Up to 50% off online and in store
Revolve // 65% off – early access
Runway2Street // 15% Off Sitewide and up to 60% off sale
Saks 5th Avenue // Up to 40% off
Serena and Lily // 25% off Sitewide
Shopbop // Spend $200+, get 15% off; Spend $500+, get 20% off; Spend $800+, get 25% off
// Save up to 25%
Show Me Your Mumu // 40% off dresses and rompers
SkinStore // 25% off Sitewide
DATE: 11/25, 11/28- 11/29
// 20% Sitewide + free make-up brush set
DATE: 11/26 – 11/27
Ssense // up to 50% off
Stephanie Kantis // 40% off sitewide
Steve Madden // 30% off + 30% off clearance
// 35% off + 30% off clearance
Talbots // 50% off one item until noon
// 40% off entire purchase until midnight
Tictail // Up to 75% off
The Outnet US // Up to 90% off your favorite designers including Stella McCartney, Balmain & more
theUNDONE // 20% off SS16 Collections
// 20% off everything that is black
DATE: 11/25 – 11/29
Things Remembered // 25% off Sitewide
// Buy 1, get 1 half off Sitewide
Tommy Hilfiger // 50% Off Sitewide
DATE: 11/28- 11/29
// 40% Off Sitewide + Free Shipping + Extra 20% off $100
// 40% off Sidewide
TOPSHOP // Up to 50% off select items
Tory Burch // 30% off any purchase of $250+
Trina Turk // 30% Off Sitewide
True Religion // 40% off + a free beanie with purchases of $250+
* Free Shipping
Ulta // New and Only at Ulta Beauty! BareMinerals Kits Make Them Stare Smoky Eye Trio OR Make It Glow $10 each ,$37-39 Value
DATE: 11/24 @6pm- 11/26
// NYX 40% Off Eye Makeup
Urban Outfitters // Buy one get one 50% Off ALL apparel
Villeroy & Boch // 30% off Sitewide. free shipping on orders $75+
W Concept // 15% off Sitewide
Wanderlust + Co // 40% off Sitewide
Woolovers // 20% off Sitewide
DATE: 11/24 – 11/28
Yigal Azrouel // 40% off the fall collection
If there ever was a good time to do all of your Holiday, Hanukkah, and Christmas shopping, now is the time to do it and get up to $750 back in a gift card when you spend $3000 or more. Spend $200 and get $50 off. No matter the amount you get a gift card back as long as you spend over $200 so make a list and start checking it twice and shop now at Neiman Marcus.
If you have been waiting to buy that very cute Botkier cross body bag, the Ulla Johnson Skye dress, the Rag & Bone leather jacket, and those Mother denim jeans, now is the time to stock up for Fall. It is finally under 80 degrees in Los Angeles and we are ready to shop. Today is the perfect day to shop online because Shopbop is having their Main Event where you can get 25% off any purchases up to $500 and 30% off purchases over $500. This offer is too good to miss if you have been eyeing more than 3 pieces from Ulla Johnson. It would be like buying 3 pieces and getting 1 for free! Shop Shopbop.com now.
For those of you who are not thinking about snow or winter yet, just know that Montana saw it’s first snow yesterday and I am sure Colorado will see some snow soon. If you live in Los Angeles and want some relief from our 100 plus degree weather, you will need to drive to Mammoth or fly to Aspen. Whatever the case, now is the time to get Sorel boots for winter weather because Shopbop.com is doing their Main Event where you get 25% off Sorel boots. Shop the Shopbop Main Event and stock up on Sam. fur lined parkas while you are at it and a cute pair of Linda Farrow aviator sunglasses to keep the sun out of your eyes on the slopes. Get it done now so you are all set for winter.
A stylish pair of sunglasses can instantly spice up an otherwise drab outfit. The ultimate summer accessory, sunglasses should be both functional and fashionable. Add designer style to your warm weather look with these five pairs of shades:
1. Ray-Ban Mirrored Round Sunglasses
Round lenses instantly give any pair of sunglasses an appealing retro vibe, which, in this pair of Ray-Bans, is further amped up by an old school tortoiseshell pattern. Wear them at your next big summer music festival or simply while shopping at the local farmers market. Made in Italy, these chill, yet luxurious designer shades come with a case and cleaning cloth.
2. Fendi Jungle Cat Eye Printed Sunglasses
Make a statement in these bold sunglasses from Fendi. The cat eye style instantly transports you into the 1960s. Mismatched jungle prints make these sunglasses especially unique. They can be used to dress up a simple denim outfit. They also look excellent when paired with an equally bold summer dress.
3. Fendi Iridia Crystal Corner Sunglasses
Another gorgeous set of shades from Fendi, the Iridia sunglasses are glamorous enough to wear at an upscale summer soiree. The edges of the glasses’ temples feature stunning crystals, which sparkle beautifully in the sunlight. Other notable details include zig zag arms with distinctive logo lettering. These details are just subtle enough that they won’t overpower your outfit — but they can add a unique element of Hollywood style to any outfit.
4. Oliver Peoples Eyewear Sayer Mirrored Aviator Sunglasses
No sunglasses collection is complete without a good pair of aviators. Opt for this fashionable pair from Oliver Peoples Eyewear. Simple, yet stylish, these aviators instantly give you that effortless sense of cool you’ve long wished to possess. You will feel relaxed and at ease whenever your wear these sophisticated sunglasses. Although they are simple enough to pair with any outfit, they look particularly impressive when worn with jeans and a leather jacket.
5. Super Sunglasses Lucia Surface Sunglasses
Looking to add a burst of color to your sunglasses lineup? Invest in a pair of Lucia Surface Sunglasses from Super Sunglasses. The unique shades feature a semi-rimless frame, complete with red enamel inlays. Who needs red lipstick? Simply slide on your Lucia Surface Sunglasses and let your shades do all the talking.
Give the party a lift with stylish protection from the elements while you set yourself apart from the crowd! The square cat eye sunglasses make sure that you get the attention of the hottie dancing next to you.
Bring back the 1990s just like the music is doing. Protect yourself from the elements and stay comfortable at the same time! This camo jacket gives you room for storage without weighing you down or forcing you to carry a whole lot of extra gear on your back. You may also end up having a great looking souvenir if you are attending a paint party!
Ladies, you will need to carry certain essentials around festivals. Keep your emergency water and face paint on your arm without burdening your back or getting in the way of your dance moves. You can also match this accessory to many of the others on this list, and you know that the durable leather can handle the sun, the paint, and the water that you might run into at the event!
You are sure to catch the attention of the DJ and that great looking person next to you with this stylish vintage shirt. Stroll the daytime acts in comfort and get ready for the main event later on. This is a great shirt to wear to look adventurous and alive without using up the truly unique gear that you want to save for the night shows and the afterparties.
Ladies, combine a unique look with a chic attitude with the Caroline Constas off shoulder top. Believe it or not, you will never have to worry about this top falling off, even if you are a hardcore dancer. You can open up your wardrobe and stay cool in the heat while maintaining your individuality in the crowd!
If you want to stay cool in the hot festival sun, then start at the bottom. These Vince Edina sandals give you comfortable walking shoes, plenty of style, and the durability to stay on your feet for a long time.
Girls, here is the perfect accessory to complete your ensemble for the festival. Guys, this is a perfect gift to give away to that special someone that you find randomly so that they will remember you forever!
Make the perfect statement at the festival using this Madewell petal as a statement that you are the center of attention.
This is the perfect top to show off without showing too much. Look sexy with class!
This is the only dress that you can wear from the beginning of the festival to the end. Style, class, flair, and sexiness!
Black Friday Coupon Codes for 2015 are everywhere this year. If you want boots there is 40% off at Net a Porter, if you want sneakers you can get 25% off at Shopbop, if you want 40% off work clothing shop at Nordstrom.com. Everywhere you turn there is a sale already before Black Friday or in anticipation of Black Friday.
Here is a comprehensive list of what is on sale and where to buy it this Black Friday and holiday shopping season:
Shopbop get 25% off everything on the website including bags, jewelry, dresses, and more
Netaporter.com has a sale up to 50% off now for Isabel Marant boots, Nike sneakers, Lanvin, Victoria Beckham, Tomas Maier, Chloe, Marnie, Gucci, and more
SweatNSK.com has athleisure and activewear from Nesh, Vie Active, Chill by Will, Alala, Ultracor, and more – BLACKFRIDAY is the coupon code on the site for 20% off sitewide.
JCrew.com has a 30% off sale on everything online including 40% off sale items.
Saks.com is having a 60% off sitewide sale early before Thanksgiving even starts!
Barneys.com has a 40% off sale. Wonder if any of their Balenciaga bags are on sale?
Toryburch.com can’t be left out of course. They also have a Thanksgiving sale.
LuisaViaRoma.com is having 20% off all sale items.