Flower Power

I just got back from San Francisco where the anniversary celebration of the Summer of Love is in full swing.  Check back next week for more on my adventures.  It was fun to spend some time in the city where I spent my twenties with my travel loving seven year old.

In the meantime, the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is coming to a close and I wanted to share two more floral looks.  I styled this floral blouse with these pants and pink suede shoes.  The shoes are almost sold out, but I think these and these would both look great.  I styled the same shoes with this blouse and jeans.  The sale end this Sunday, August 6th.

For the rest of my sale selections click here.

 

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Happy Shopping!

XO,

JAE

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Black and White

Sometimes I do crave basic black and white, but not boring.  This sweater and pants fit the bill.  I paired them with the most comfortable booties.  They do break my no black shoes rule, but with the textured detail they add interest.

We are in the final stretch of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.  The sale ends on Sunday, August 6th with prices going back to full price on Monday, August 7th.  Don’t miss out.  It is also the best time to shop for basics like these, this and these cozy pajamas.

More of my picks are here.

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Sweater

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Booties

Happy Shopping!

XO,

JAE

Jeans and a Blazer with a side of Bees

The easiest way to dress up jeans and a tee is with a blazer.  This blazer is so versatile in basic black with white piping and can easily be dressed up.  I kept this look casual with  bee mules, denim and a white tee.

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale continues through Sunday, August 6th.  Prices return to full price on Monday, August 7th.  Don’t miss out! More of my picks are here.

 

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Happy Shopping!

XO,

JAE

Fall Bell

I love the bell sleeve trend and was happy to see it continue into fall.  This top has a thicker fabric and beautiful rose gold zipper in the back.  I styled it two ways.

I rarely wear black and almost never all black so for the first look I added a pop of pink with these shoes and wore this comfortable simple black pant.

For the second look I swapped out the black pants and added this dark green denim which can be just a versatile as black and added this pair of booties.

For more of my #nsale picks click here.

 

 

 

 

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Happy Shopping!

XO,

JAE

 

All Access!

Public Access starts today for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale and I am still jumping for joy over some of my scores last week (which are all here).  These jeans are so comfortable and paired with these velvet sneakers I’m reading for lots of walking and jumping.  How could I resist this stars and stripes top in my favorite navy and white?

I have visited the sale a few more times.  My husband scored this jacket.  I also went back for a few beauty buys like this great hair duo, lip gloss set in both bright and nude, and  lipstick pencil set.

I am still deciding between this Foreo  toothbrush and this mini version.  I have both the full size and the mini version of this facial cleansing brush also by Foreo and I love them.  They are a good value in the sale.

If you are a La Mer fan this is the time to stock up on their amazing cream.

 

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Happy Shopping!

XO,

JAE

Bells and Bees

My Grandmother B (who I wrote about here) would have gone crazy for these bee shoes (and they are so affordable that even someone who lived through the depression would not balk).  I styled them with this bell sleeve top (also affordable) and these jeans with a fun slit detail.  All of this is from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.  You can see a preview of the eight outfits I styled here.

The photos are by my seven year old.  He was also excited about the sale and scored these shoes, this robe and this dopp kit.  The Tumi dopp kit seemed extravagant for a seven year old, but he is obsessed with it and Tumi lasts forever (they have a number of luggage pieces in the sale in a great grey).  He takes such good care of his things that I expect this will go to college with him.

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Happy Shopping!

XO,

JAE

Mani Monday – Purple Rainbow Edition

Have you shopped the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?  This week’s mani was inspired by fall colors, new jean styles (like these cute Frame jeans with zippers that bring me back to high school), and all these great prints.  I styled eight looks in Friday’s post and there will be more to come this week..  Several items that served as inspiration (some not from the sale) are linked below.

The nail art and manicure are by Olive & June.  The color is “Dress Call”, Essie Gel Couture.

Items in the post include:

DVF Striped Dress (above)

Rebecca Taylor Blouse (#nsale)

Ted Baker Bell Sleeve Top (#nsale)

J. Crew T-Shirt

Chelsea 28 Bell Sleeve Top (#nsale)

J. Crew Denim (on sale!)

No. 21 Floral Blouse

Equipment Blouse (#nsale)

Equipment Striped Shirt with Stars (#nsale)

Rag & Bone Denim Skirt

Rag & Bone Wristlet

J. Crew Sweater

J. Crew Yellow Pouch

J. Crew Lavender Eyelet Top

Kayu Designs Pear Clutch (on sale!)

DVF Floral Blouse

DVF Striped Dress

Rebecca Minkoff Scarf

Clare V Purse

Gucci Rainbow Kicks

Gucci Mule

Tory Burch Flat (#nsale)

Jimmy Choo Slides

Christian Loubitan Shoes

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Early access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale started today.  I styled the eight looks below.

I had a hard time choosing jeans this year, so I picked up several.  There are so many fun washes and details.

It is a great time to stock up on basics as well.  Everything is 30- 50% off with early access to cardholders through July 20.  General access runs from July 21 – August 6th.  Prices go up on August 7th.

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Happy Shopping!

XO,

JAE

 

Aubergine and Asphalt

There are so many great pieces in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.  In my Nordstrom Anniversary Sale post last week I featured six looks.  Here is a detailed look at the Paige Skinny Jeans in Aubergine and the Rag & Bone Booties in Asphalt.  As you may have noticed, I rarely wear black shoes.  I prefer a little color or interest with my shoes.  I love that these are as versatile as black while still being interesting.  Colored demin is such a great way to dress up denim and these skinny jeans are definitely super skinny, but also so comfortable.

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Theory Top / Paige Jeans / Rag and Bone Booties
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Rag and Bone Sweater / Paige Jeans / Rag and Bone Booties

Early Access continues through Thursday, July 21, 2016. In order to purchase during early access you need a Nordstrom credit or debit card.  You can apply for one here.  Full access begins on Friday, July 22, 2016.

See all six of my looks in my #NSale post.

Happy Shopping!

XO,

JAE

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

I look forward to the annual Nordstrom Anniversary Sale every year. It is a great time to get some new fall looks at a third to half off before they go back to regular price on August 8, 2016.  It started today, July 14, 2016 with early access to cardholders. General access begins next Friday, July 22, 2016. I have put together six ensembles with my picks from the sale.  I have been looking for the perfect booties forever. This year I found two pair that fit great! All the items are linked in the captions.

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Theory Pants / Rebecca Taylor Top / Rag and Bone Booties
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Equipment Shirt / Frame Denim Jeans / Vince Booties
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Rag and Bone Sweater / Paige Denim Jeans / Rag and Bone Booties
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Theory Blouse / Paige Jeans / Rag and Bone Booties
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Joie Cardigan / Vince Top / Joie Pants / Vince Booties

These are just a few of my picks for women.  There is also a great selection for men, children and beauty.  The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is their best sale of the year.

Happy Shopping!

XO,

JAE