This Black Friday, I am going in with a strategy of not only grabbing gifts for loved ones but also stocking up on my favorites. Let’s face it, it’s also the time of the year to pamper ourselves. My suggestion is if you have a specific brand you love (like Asos) or a department store you always shop (ahem Nordstrom), why not get familiar with what’s on sale now so you are ready to grab what you love and are missing in your wardrobe. I love to stock up on vitamins from my favorite store, blogging essentials, and clothes for upcoming events. I also love picking up a few designer accessories for all the hard work that I’ve done this year. I find the best prices on designer goods during this time of the year. I’ll share specifics below!
Pro tip: Tell your family to send over their wishlists as well, so you can be on the hunt for sales on their gifts while you shop for what you like.
Do you have loved ones with expensive taste? This is the gift guide for them. I personally love luxury and the finer things in life. I also love to save my hard earned cash. Guess what you actually can have the best of both worlds, and this gift guide will show you how. Keep reading!
With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about gifts. Shopping for presents is one of the best things about the lead up to Christmas; not only do you have an excuse to go shopping, but you also get the chance to really spoil the people who you love. Yet the common complaint remains between the genders – that they have no idea what to buy the other one. For women, it can be straightforward, with candles, blankets, jewelry (a bit stereotypical but it’s true) but men can be a little bit more complicated to shop for.
Most people receive the same answer when you ask a guy what they want for Christmas: ‘I dunno’ or ‘nothing’ but imagine their shock when you hand them a box of nothing on the day. And while no one likes to use stereotypes – this might be the only time they are useful. You can easily shop for people by concentrating on one hobby they have, or one thing they love.
H&M is doing something very generous, and that is giving us extra savings on clothes we need for the holidays. You know the way to my hear, H&M. They are calling it ” Countdown to Black Friday Deals”. I searched high and low at the sale and found my top picks. I would wear these to Thanksgiving dinner, Holiday parties, or seriously any other time of the year. The incredible part is they are all under $50!
H&M’s Countdown to Black Friday Deals
You’ll notice off the bat, velvet is a top trend that I am loving. This crushed velvet jacket in teal has been calling my name since the moment it hit stores, and now it is on sale! Throw it over some skinny deals and your favorite top and you’re ready to go.
Similarly, these wide-leg velvet pants are a total must for the holiday season. They feel like pajamas but looks super chic. Can’t go wrong for under $30! If you have a slightly more upscale party to attend, I really like this long black dress with a low cut back. Looking for more color? Try this blue wrap dress that is absolutely stunning! I’ve seen many stylists are pairing these dressed with knee boots for an edgy and modern twist.
Last top pick is this velvet fitted dress in either pink or black. Super cute and great for any occasion, even New Year’s Eve! The best part is it’s only $9.99.
My Other Favorites
I don’t know about you, but each year the holiday seems to get more and more expensive. However, I still like to treat my friends and colleagues with gifts. A reminder of how much they mean to me and a token of gratitude for the year we spent together. I found these 20 amazing gifts under 20 dollars that I think you’ll love to give as well. Most of them are for women but there are definitely a few that men would love to receive as well. Pro tip, if you are on a tight budget, try baking goodies for everyone and wrapping them in festive tin boxes. No one can resist chocolate chip cookies or peppermint brownies!
20 Amazing Gifts Under 20 Dollars
I have tested products all year long for the sole purpose to create the ultimate blogger holiday gift guide! That’s right, everything on this magnificent list I tried, used, and fell in love with. These are the products that went above and beyond my expectations. These are the pieces I use daily and can’t live without. These are the gifts that, just receiving one of these as a holiday present will make a person break into a happy dance (or into happy tears). Imagine what would happen if you gifted two of these! This is why it is deemed the ultimate blogger holiday gift guide 2017 edition! Let’s get gifting.
If you are looking to make a bit of extra cash, or you simply want to free up some space in your wardrobe, selling your clothes online is a great solution. It is something I have been doing for years now! I love that all over the country, someone is using a piece that I once loved and owned. It is a wonderful sustainable solution to fashion as well. Luckily, selling garments over the Internet is easy today, as there are so many ways you can go about it. With that in mind, read on to discover 7 secrets to selling clothes online:
If you have been following this blog for a little bit, you may have picked up on the fact that I love Rent The Runway. I wrote two reviews (here and here), and recommend them all the time. In my opinion, it is the best way to do sustainable fashion and try all the latest designer pieces.
Today, Rent the Runway announce a new monthly rental plan and I am soo pumped about it. To my UK friends, I’ll try to see if there is an equivalent to this program for you! For my US readers, here all the deets! BTW, I am not sponsored by Rent The Runway and never had, I truly just am in love with the company and their services.
Today Google released the latest innovated technology that will soon hit the marketplace and our homes. I was invited as a Team Pixel Ambassador to attend the big announcement in person held at the Jazz Center in San Francisco. Here are all the details on what to expect next from Google.
To kick off the big announcement, I met the Google Team Pixel the night before at their San Francisco offices. I met other members from across the country and connected with familiar Pixel users.