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Accessories & Shoes for a STEAL!

8 Jan

If you’re looking to freshen up your style, accessories and shoes give you lots of bang for your buck — especially right now with all the sales happening around the mall.

At Laila Rowe, you can save up to 70% off!

Laila Rowe

Laila Rowe

Jewelry is buy 1, get 1 FREE! The free piece applies to your purchase of equal or lesser value.  The necklaces range between around $12 and $20 each. Plus, your second is free.

Buy 1, Get 1 FREE

Buy 1, Get 1 FREE

Handbags are 50% off. If you buy a second one, it’s yours for just $5. The deal applies to the handbag of equal or lesser value.

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Buy 1, get 2nd for $5

You’ll find a wide variety of shapes and sizes, including totes, medium bags and dressy clutches.  This animal print bag is just $12 with the sale.

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High Style, Low Price

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Buy ahead and you’ll be ready for your next night out!

Also, be sure to sign up to receive emails. When you sign up, you’ll get a coupon via email for 15% off your next purchase.

At Free People, treat your tablet to new outerwear. These cases were $58 and are marked down to $29.95.

Tablet Covers

Tablet Covers

Fend off the chill in cheery colors. This Free People scarf was $48 and is now $29.95.

Stay warm for a steal

Stay warm for a steal

Up by the register, I spotted these fun bangle sets and rings. Each set of 6 bangles is $19.95. The rings are the same price.

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$19.95 for bangle sets and rings

Arden B. is also running a major sale with 50% off jewelry, belts, scarves and bags.

Arden B.

Arden B.

These scarves range from $12 to $14.50 with the savings.

$12-$14.50

$12-$14.50

This statement gold toned bracelet is marked down to $14.50.

$14.50

$14.50

You can score this cute bag for just $29.50.

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Handbags at Arden B. are 50% off!

It’s also a great time to score the shoes you’ve been eying up all season. At Aldo, select styles are an additional 30% off the sales price. That translates to just $56 for these riding boots and $84 for these military inspired boots.

Additional 30% off select sale styles

Additional 30% off select sale styles

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$84 with the additional 30% off

 The promotions in this post are for a limited time only.

Have you found any post holiday deals? Let me know.

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New Year’s Eve Accessories!

30 Dec

Ready for New Year’s?

Plans in place, check. Outfit, ready to rock.

How about the accessories? Accessories add instant impact to your look. Whether you are buying a killer outfit for this New Year’s or are shopping your closet, accessories can dress up or down your look, inject a touch of your personality, or can even make a simple t-shirt glamorous.

At White House Black Market, I spotted these sequined pumps. Pair a shoe like this with anything from denim to a dress. Even if you’re going to a casual event, adding on shoes like these to jeans and a simple top, will make an outfit you would wear any other day look completely different.

All that Glitters

All that Glitters

There is also a coordinating clutch.

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A pop of sequins

White House Black Market also features a number of statement necklaces. They’re the kinds of pieces you can wear on New Year’s and will give you much mileage beyond.

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Next stop on our accessories shopping spree, Express! Check out this eye candy! And, these are only a few of the many sparkly clutches and wristlets you’ll find in store.

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Express

If your outfit is all about sequins, how about going for a pair of statement earrings instead of a necklace? I spotted these at Express.

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Statement Earrings

Black paired with gold is an on-trend fashion statement. At Laila Rowe, the two tones team up in numerous statement pieces. Here are just a few of the necklaces that showcase the trend.

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Black & Gold: a hot coupling!

Are you planning to go bright and bold with your outfit? Complement a bright color with a simple piece of jewelry, like this stunning gold toned necklace, also from Laila Rowe.

Simple and Stunning

Simple and Stunning

If you’re still shopping for an outfit, here’s a link to some ideas from around the mall.

 

My Foray into Faux Leather Leggings!

18 Nov

Ever have a style you want to try but just don’t know if you can pull it off? I have been eying up faux leather pants all season but confess that I was on the fence as to whether they would look sleek or silly on me.

Finally, while in Laila Rowe (Level 4), I spotted a pair that I couldn’t resist. While getting shots of textured tights  for a blog post, I picked up and put back what must have been the 10th pair of faux leather leggings that I’ve flirted with trying out.

It’s the same pair that you can see getting prime display real estate below.

Located on Level 4

Located on Level 4

Faux Leather Leggings

Faux Leather & Fabulous!

This time, as I went back and forth, wondering if this look would be a friend or foe to my wardrobe, the price tag lifted me over the fence. $22. How could I turn down this deal? Yes, the pants came home with me. They sat in the bag for a day or two. Then, they moved up to closet status. But, still I couldn’t bring myself to commit. The tags remained intact. A few days later, I decided to take the plunge and wear something beyond my comfort zone.

I paired them with a long black sweater and booties the first time and went for a graphic print sweater for their second appearance. They’re dressier than cotton leggings but equally comfortable and surprisingly warm! My 7-year-old daughter snapped this shot so I could show them to you.

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My new favorite pants!

I saw a woman the other night wearing a shorter sweater with leggings, with the front and tail of a sheer white button down peeking out. That’s next on my list to try with my new faux leather friend!

I’m kicking myself for not trying out a pair sooner. I am curious to hear what trends out there that you want to try and don’t know how to pull off. Let me know… I just may feature you and/or the trend in a future post.

GURU Trend Report: Textured & Patterned Tights!

4 Nov

Come fall, boots and tights tend to be my uniform. I picked up a pair of textured tights with a graphic pattern on a whim recently at The Limited (Level 3) and have already worn them several  times. They’re a budget friendly way to change the look of any outfit.

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Graphic print tights from The Limited

I like the contrast of a pop of fun texture with a work day dress or skirt. To keep the look on the more conservative side, you can pair the tights with a classic pump or tall boot. They also play well with booties, as shown here.

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Once you get one pair, you’ll want more!

After getting hooked on my first pair, I scoped out the mall to see what else is out there on the textured and patterned tight front. Here’s another pair I have my eyes on from The Limited.

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A Bold Look!

Express (Level 3) has a wide selection of tights in standout textures, patterns and colors — including floral, houndstooth, animal print, dotted and more.

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Express

You’ll also find tights in bold hues like red and cobalt.

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Next stop — Laila Rowe (Level 4). These picks will amp up any outfit.

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While poking around the store, I also noticed these patterned leggings. They are thin enough that along with wearing them on their own, you can also do them with boots and a dress or skirt.

Patterned Leggings

Patterned Leggings

I scored this fleece lined pair of textured leggings. I plan to wear them as tights, tucked into booties and boots.

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Have you rocked any textured or patterned tights yet? What do you think about this trend?

Happy Purple Friday!

11 Oct

Are you rocking the purple today?

I scoped out the mall for ways to sport your Ravens’ pride at The Sport Shop (Level 1) and beyond.

Welcome to Ravens Country!  At The Sport Shop, you’ll find something for everyone in the family — including classic jerseys, clothing and accessories for your little rookie, fashionable finds for her and even Ravens themed socks for him!

The Sport Shop

The Sport Shop

You can also strut your purple style with clothing and accessories found all around the mall! For guys, I spotted purple ties at Men’s Wearhouse (Level 4). Note the sea of purple on the bottom shelf.

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Purple Ties Galore!

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A Closer Look

Express (Level 3) also features purple a plenty. I noticed these fun socks for guys by the register.

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Get into the Purple Spirit —  Head to Toe!

Want more purple flair? Express also carries purple button-downs.

Nothing Buttoned Up about These Shirts

Nothing Buttoned Up about These Shirts

I have my eyes on this purple peplum top — also available at Express.

Purple & Peplum

Purple & Peplum

You can make a big statement even with just one accessory. This necklace from Laila Rowe (Level 4) can add instant impact to even a casual long sleeve tee.

Laila Rowe

Laila Rowe

You can score purple studded wedges at Aerosoles (Level 4).

Aerosoles

Aerosoles

Do you have that one lucky purple piece in your wardrobe for Purple Fridays and game days? I remember meeting a shopper last year whose spouse didn’t wash his jersey all season to keep the luck going. Tell me about your treasured purple items…

April Showers Bring May Flowers and Statement Styles!

1 Apr

April Showers not only bring  May flowers — it’s also time to strut your statement rain gear and accessories! 

All the styles at Laila Rowe (Level 4) almost make me wish for a rainy day!

The rain boots start at just $18.  You’ll find animal prints, polka dots, floral prints, bow embellishments and more styles in store!

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A manager at Laila Rowe passed on a great tip! Consider a pair of rain booties to use while gardening.

Ever find that you need something a little more sleek than rain boots on a wet weather day? Here’s a solution at Laila Rowe! Plastic “jelly” flats like these pull double duty on the fashion and function fronts!

Function merges with Fashion!

Function merges with Fashion!

Need a new umbrella? Laila Rowe carries many styles and multiple sizes.

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While at Laila Rowe, I also found these cute fold up rain jackets. They pack right into these little cases. Choose from polka dot, hot pink, animal print and bright yellow! They barely take up any room in your handbag!

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Or, you can go for a more traditional trench option. This tan one, with an animal print lining, also comes in animal print.

A classic trench is a spring wardrobe staple!

A classic trench is a spring wardrobe staple!

Over at The Limited, I scoped out these cute, figure-flattering anoraks. They’re marked down to $24.99!

Anoraks at The Limited

Anoraks at The Limited

Even on dry April days, you still may need an extra layer.  A classic cotton trench like these two picks from Banana Republic (Level 3) will fend off springtime chill in style!

Trenches from Banana Republic

Trenches from Banana Republic

Are you searching for any particular styles for spring? Let me know how I can help. That’s why I’m here…

GURU Style Stars in PURPLE! Plus ways you can accessorize for SUPER BOWL SUNDAY!

31 Jan

In celebration of the Ravens making it to the Super Bowl, instead of spotlighting a single GURU STYLE STAR for the week, I’m saluting all shoppers in purple.

I caught up with Johanna while she was doing some last minute shopping before heading to New Orleans for the big game! She’s already decked out in her purple, right down to the Michael Kors suede flats! Her cardigan is from Nordstrom. Johanna tells me she has been wearing purple for two weeks. And get this — she says her husband has been wearing his Ray Lewis Jersey since the beginning of the playoffs and has just changed out the shirt that he wears underneath!

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Along with a Ravens hat and bag, note Dino’s purple and grey striped sweater from Macy’s.  Plus, check out his shoes.

No question he's a FAN!

No question he’s a FAN!

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Most shoppers that I spotted are wearing their purple to show their Ravens pride. For a few,  it’s a coincidence.  No matter the reason for strutting purple, it adds to the amazing pre-game energy you can feel everywhere!

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Looking to add some purple accessories to your look for the Super Bowl? 

Check out this Ravens inspired display at Kokopelli (Level 4).

Ravens Inspired Purple Style!

Ravens Inspired Purple Style!

I have my eyes on this statement necklace.

Purple Statement Necklace

Purple Statement Necklace

I spotted this trendy cuff at The Limited (Level 3).

Pop of Purple

Pop of Purple

You can even dress up your phone Ravens style. I found these phone cases at Laila Rowe (Level 4).

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Dress up your phone for the Super Bowl!

Sparkling Purple Spirit!

More phone bling!

Studded bags are a hot trend right now! I saw this purple one at the Nadia Boutique Kiosk (Level 1).

Studded & Spirited

Studded & Spirited

While walking through the mall, I just had to snap a shot of this standout find at Steve Madden (Level 3).

Steve Madden

Steve Madden

What are you wearing to show your purple pride?

SAVE NOW on Winter Coats & Accessories

25 Jan

With the cold temps this week, spring seems galaxies away. It’s prime time to snatch up winter coats and accessories for a steal.

Right now at BCBGMAXAZRIA (Level 2), you’ll find select coats for 60% off, while supplies last!  Coniah, a member of the store’s management team, modeled one of my favorites! This one has a military vibe, softened with the ruffle detail.

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Military Inspired

This design also comes as a longer coat. While the designs are similar, this one gives off a more dressed up vibe.

A Longer Look

A Longer Look

Also comes in tan

Flattering Details

This winter white parka, with brown and grey accents, will brighten those winter blues.

Winter White

Winter White

At Macy’s, you’ll also find major savings and a wide selection. Coats are marked down as much as 60% off, with many half off finds!

Wide Selection at Macy's

Wide Selection at Macy’s

Here are a few standouts! This faux fur belted beauty in blush pink is by I.N.C.

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Faux Fur Standout

This I.N.C. jacket has the shape of some of my favorite suit jackets but will keep you toasty!  Add a pair of skinny jeans and boots and you’re good to go.

Black and White but not Basic!

Black and White but not Basic!

This puffer coat by Laundry is all about flattering detail. Note the faux fur trim at the collar and hemline. I wish my down coat had a belt like this one. The lining is animal print!

Fend off the chill in style!

Fend off the chill in style!

You can change up the look of your current coats or your new one with accessories. Laila Rowe (Level 4) is running an amazing sale right now. Many of the winter accessories are 50% off, for a limited time.  You can never have too many hats!  When the weather is this cold, I like to keep a spare set of gloves and a hat in my car.

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Also at Laila Rowe, there is a special promotion happening right now. Spend $50 or more and receive a FREE pair of slipper socks. Limited time only. Quantities are limited.

Slipper Socks with $50 purchase

Slipper Socks with $50 purchase

With the end of season sales, sizes and colors are limited. Even if you don’t find just the coat or accessories that you are seeking, chances are you’ll find something you adore!

Black Friday DEALS & Weekend Sales!

23 Nov

It’s time to work off your Thanksgiving Feast!

What better way than some power walking (shopping) and weight lifting with all those packages!

More than 45 stores at Towson Town Center opened at midnight for Black Friday! Read on for some amazing early doorbuster deals along with savings you’ll find throughout the day and beyond! The mall will stay open until 10 pm tonight (11/23).

Time to Stock Up!

NOW ONTO THE SAVINGS…  I’ve rounded up the scoop on special offers and sales for you from 20 retailers! You’ll find many more deals at the mall! 

  • At Ann Taylor (Level 4), today (11/23) only —  Enjoy 40% off your entire full-price purchase. Shop while it lasts!
  • Enjoy 20% off any customized set of your favorite aromas of product, brush and razor at The Art of Shaving (Level 4) on Black Friday and through the weekend!
  • At At&T Portables kiosk (Level 3, near the food court), the HTC One X and Motorola Atrix HD are free. Receive up to $200 off of tablets. Plus, from midnight to 10 am today (11/23) only, there are $5 Bluetooths.
  • Aveda (Level 4) invites you to pop into the store today (11/23) to treat yourself to a complimentary Stress Relieving Aromatherapy Ritual and FREE travel sized Hand or Foot Relief with a purchase of 3 or more Gift Sets. While supplies last.
  • At BCBGMAXAZRIA (Level 2), it pays to shop early on Black Friday! From 6 am till noon, buy any 3 items and enjoy 50% off your entire purchase. Then, from noon Friday through 11/26, spend $300 or more and receive $100 off your entire purchase. Plus, through 11/26, enjoy holiday apparel and shoes at special prices, including select holiday dresses for $198.
  • Brookstone (Level 3) is offering multiple gifts with specified purchases on Black Friday.

 – Buy a uSqueez App Foot and Calf Massager (SKU 804797), get an iNeed Neck and Shoulder Pro FREE (SKU 647123).

– Buy an Outdoor Wireless Speaker (SKU 497362), get an Australian Beer Glass Set FREE (SKU 714725).

– Buy 2 Biosense Pillows (SKU 640953), get a nap® Throw Blanket FREE (SKU 810364).

–  Plus, make a minimum $99 purchase through 11/26/12, and Brookstone will email you your $20 Brookstone Bucks, redeemable between 11/27 and 12/29/12.

Limit one $20 Brookstone Bucks per qualifying transaction. A Brookstone Bucks coupon may be applied towards any qualified purchase at any Brookstone retail store, online at Brookstone.com or by calling 800.926.7000 from 11/27 to 12/29/12 at midnight (ET). Only one coupon may be redeemed per transaction. The coupon is not legal tender, has no cash value and cannot be redeemed for cash or gift cards. The coupon cannot be used toward prior purchases or returned merchandise. The coupon will not be replaced if lost or stolen and is not transferrable.  Return value of purchased merchandise may be subject to adjustment. Employees of Brookstone are ineligible for this offer.
  •  At The Children’s Place (Level 3), receive 30-50% off* everything today, 11/23!   Get great deals, including Glacier Fleece now $4.90 and up,**  Graphic Tees now $4.20 and up,** and Basic Denim now $8.40 and up.**
*Valid 11/23/12 only.  Select styles.  Merchandise selection, prices and promotions may vary online and by store location.  Offers not valid in U.S. and Puerto Rico outlet stores.  **After 30% discount has been applied.
  • At Gap (Level 3), the entire store is up to 60% off through Sunday (11/25).
  • At Gymboree (Level 3), get 30% off everything today (11/23) until noon.  Then, enjoy 25% off your purchase through 11/26.
  • At Harry & David (Level 3), enjoy 25% off EVERYTHING in the store on Black Friday. Then, on Saturday through Monday (24th – 26th), watch for other hot deals!
  • Receive 20% off full price merchandise at Lacoste (Level 2) through Sunday (11/25).  Exclusions apply.
  • Buy one, get one 50% off EVERYTHING at Laila Rowe (Level 4) today (11/23) starting at 6 am  through Sunday at 7 pm.  Also, enjoy a FREE gift with every purchase of $50 or more!
  • L’Occitane En Provence (Level 2)  has multiple Black Friday offers.

– Buy 3 get 1 free:  Cherry Blossom Soap trio, Marvellous Flowers Voyage set, Shea hand and foot cream duo, Men’s Essential shaving duo, Shea Daily Duo (hand cream and solid shea tin). Whiles supplies last.

– Yours for $50 with any $50 purchase — a large pink tote bag filled with 8 top products — including soap, shower gels, hand cream, almond milk concentrate, cleansing foam and anti aging Precious cream ($106 value).  While supplies last on Friday.*

-Yours for $15 with any $40 purchase — choice of 2 totes (pink or blue) filled with 6 products ($45 value). While supplies last on Friday.*

*Limit 3 tote purchases per person, while supplies last. 

  • At Macy’s, you’ll find a lot of specials that run from midnight until 1 pm today (11/23) including on CASHMERE! Here are some:
-Women’s Charter Club Cashmere crewneck sweaters: $49.99, regularly $119.00
-Women’s Rampage Boots: $19.99, regularly $59-$69
-Kids Puffer Jackets girls 2-16, boys 2-20: $16.99, regularly $80-$85
-5 Piece Tag Fairfield luggage set: $49.99, regularly $200
-Free sweater when you purchase jeans from American Rag for juniors
-Kitchen Electrics $9.99 after $10 rebate (slow cookers, griddles, deep fryers, panini makers, etc)
-1/4  ct. t.w. Diamond Hoops $39.99
  • At Marbles: The Brain Store, get a FREE Marbles Colorfall TODAY ONLY (11/23) with a $250 purchase.  One per customer. Offer valid in-store 11/23 only. Throughout Black Friday Weekend only, get a FREE Marbles GeekBox with a $100 or more purchase.  One per customer and offer valid in store, 11/23-/11-25.
  • During the Thanksgiving sale at Naartjie Kids (Level 3), receive an additional 40% off entire stock of clearance items through 11/25. No adjustments on prior purchases.
  • At Rockport (Level 3), it’s Midnight Madness on Black Friday with 50% off the entire store until 7 am. Then, the entire store is 40% off through Monday (11/26) with no exclusions.
  • At Sephora (Level 2), enjoy special ONE DAY WONDERS on Black Friday. 10 different items in the store will be available for $10 EACH. Quantities are limited.
  • Shop at Steve Madden (Level 3) at midnight, Friday (11/23) and play scratch-offs for your chance to win a shoe! There will be two shoe give-aways!
  • Receive 25% off your purchase at White House Black Market (Level 2) on Black Friday and through 11/26.

Plus, I revealed additional deals yesterday. Here is a link back to my post.  You can find even more sales, right here on the mall’s website.  Please note: see store associates for additional details, including any exclusions or restrictions.

Remember, you can VALET your car at Towson Town Center. It’s just $5. The valet opens today (11/23) at 6 am and tomorrow (11/24) at 8 am.  You can valet your car off  Fairmount Ave. by Nordstrom or behind The Cheesecake Factory.  

Click here for a list of holiday season hours.

Happy Shopping! Let me know your best deals!

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