to shop / {sale alert} labor day sales

30% off Eaton Trading Company (including the new Clare Vivier Madeleine Petit (pictured)). Ends Monday. 30% off Beauty & Accessories department. Ends Saturday. See here for drugstore red lipstick reviews. Works great with Shoprunner (for those Amex cardholders that got a free membership last winter). Also 20% off baby bath/skincare. Ends Wednesday. 20% off … Continue reading “to shop / {sale alert} labor day sales”

to decorate / purging inside the apartment

Petit Bateau mouse, Muji CD player I love Craigslist. I found a roommate, apartments, couch, a CB2 acrylic console table, an IKEA floor mirror that IKEA itself refuses to deliver, Domino magazine back issues, etc. I also flipped tickets, said couch (pre-BB days) accidentally for 200%, a new Tumi suitcase, etc. Tastes change and I … Continue reading “to decorate / purging inside the apartment”

to shop / 2012 black friday+cyber monday edition

I use Black Friday loosely since so many retailers are starting sales early! This is in 3 sections: beauty+skincare / home / fashion. Places where I’ve actually shopped during “BF” or like the most are noted with asterisks. I will be semi-updating this as I get more news. Or leave your favorite sale in the … Continue reading “to shop / 2012 black friday+cyber monday edition”

to shop / striped top roundup

(Left to right, top to bottom) (-) Demylee Roderick tee. 100% pima, really soft, but runs big and long. Downer: hang dry. (+) Petit Bateau mariniere. As mentioned here. Heavyweight and fitted. (-) PLAY Comme des Garçons stripe heart tee. Lighter than all the other tops here. Runs small. Not worth the price. (-) J.Crew … Continue reading “to shop / striped top roundup”

to shop / current sales

As we are heading into 4Q, retailers are starting to lavish us with generous discounts. Many of these retailers have committed donations or a percentage of sales to organizations who are assisting in Hurricane Sandy recovery efforts. My current favorites are: 1) J.Crew – 25% off $150+. Expires tonight (11:59pm EST). Code OURTREAT. They restocked … Continue reading “to shop / current sales”