Wednesday, June 25, 2008

Sales! Sales! Sales!

Lots of sales going on; check it out!

If you are in the DC area: Check out Ginger!

And Barney's Coop has up to 50% off on all denim!!!!

Holla at a Sale!!! I know I will!!!!!

Live Long and Sale Well!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, June 23, 2008

Jewelry With Taste!!!!!!!!!

Looking for the perfect accessory to rock with that summer frock at your upcoming beach wedding??? Look no further than Tastefully Done by LaRhonda! This eclectic jewelry is handmade with love and features some of the latest trends in fashionable accessories! LaRhonda's current collection, aptly named, " Shell we get acquainted for the summer" features shell and mother of pearl pieces you are sure to love! Check out a few of her pieces below! For more info visit the website at This is one you most definitely want to bookmark! Your summer wardrobe will thank you!!!!

Live long and Accessorize!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Top 10 Shopping Websites

I'm keeping it simple and straight to the point...ONLINE SHOPPING!!!!!! I have compiled my top 10 favorite, old and new, shopping sites and some of the perks they offer!!! Here we go...

10. Cusp: Offering a shopping experience for those who aren't so lucky to have a Cusp boutique in their city!

9. Net-a-Porter: Features some of the best designers and they are having an AWESOME sale on Marc by Marc Jacobs right now!!!!!!!!!

8. Active Endeavors: Fun, of the moment fashion, with great sales and free shipping!!!! Yeah!

7. Revolve Clothing: I like how they organize this site by actions, Excite(high end designers), Play(casual, cool), and Represent(statement tees). How fun is that? Oh, and free shipping!!!!

6. Singer22: Offers the latest in hard to find, celebrity fashions. So, you no longer have to wonder, where did Halle get the fabulous dress or who makes that hot bag Eva is carrying??? They have it all and pictures too!!!!

5. Wendy Mink Jewelry: Cute, affordable, earrings, bracelets, necklaces and more! Love this site. She was just featured in Luckybreaks pg. 97 and pg. 124. Very hot pieces indeed!

4. RavinStyle: I like how they arrange outfits according to your personal style: bohemian, urban chic, rocker chic...Whatever look you are channeling, they have something for you!

3. Fashion Flairs: Great site for handbags and accessories at all price points!!!!

2. Willow St.: Recently discovered this site thanks to Elle magazine and they have great finds from clothes to accessories. It's definitely worth checking out and saving to your favorites!

My top shop...

1. Elle H Boutique of Laguna Beach: Yes, I am a huge fan of the Laguna Beach girls and now ladies of The Hills! Being a Cali native myself, I really slept on the O.C., who knew they had such great shopping???? Well, I stumbled upon this online boutique and boy was it the best thing I ever did!!! All I have to say is check out their Under $100 section!!!! Nuff Said!

Honorable Mention:

Luv Charlie: If you like indie designers and great promos every now and again, then this is the site for you!

Ron Herman: L.A. boutique that offers the best of its boutique online!!! Love it!!!!

Now get to surfing and bookmarking!!!!!

Live long and Shop Well!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, June 16, 2008

Nail It!!!!!!!!!!!

This summer is all about scream out loud nail color!!!! From the Brightest to the Boldest shades of Pinks, Yellows, Oranges, and Blues! You are sure to make a statement with a flash of your hands and feet!!! Im loving the shades by Opi and Essie! If you want to splurge and get a collector's edition of nail polish, check out Chanel's Robertson Collection! This collection is only being sold at the new Chanel Boutique on Robertson Boulevard in L.A. and will be featured at starting in July! With hot summer shades like L.A. Sunrise(Yelling Yellow) and L.A. Sunset(Bold Orange), you are sure to POP!!!!! China Glaze also offers two very eye-catching collections "Inked" and "OMG", which is exactly what everyone will be saying when your feet hit the room!!!! Do something fun and funky for the summer, starting with a bodacious mani/pedi!!!!!

Live Long and Be Bright!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, June 9, 2008

Girls Gone Plaid!!!!!!!!! (and Gingham too)

Get a jumpstart on a sure to be Fall 08 trend! Plaid and Gingham!!!!! Both prints are laid back, with a hint of grunge, and easily dressed up or down. Plaid is one of those closet staples, that is always sure to resurface. This season you will be seeing lots of plaid bikini's, coats, skirts, jackets, and of course the button down shirt!!! Even shoes and handbags are incorporating the tartan looks (see the PreFall 08 ads for D&G). Still not convinced? Check out Marie Claire July 08 issue trend spy, "Glamour Girls Gone Grunge" pg. 20 for some ideas on how to rock your new look! Some great places to find the trends spied here? Try, Urban Outfitters(always sure to have some grungy, cutting edge, finds), Anthropologie, and Nordstrom.

Hey it's only fashion, have fun...You are the only captain of your closet! Arrrggg!!!!!! (ok, I may have just watched Pirates of the Caribbean :)

Best Find: Nordstrom Gingham Wedge $35

Live Long and Go Mad Plaid!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Friday, June 6, 2008

Quickie!!! LuvCharlie!

One of my favorite online boutiques,, has teamed up with Lucky Breaks this month and will be offering 25% off EVERYTHING, all month long!!! Enter the code, "luckybreaks8" at check out and save pretty! Check it out!!!

Live long and Shop Well!!!!!!

Support a Cause...Shop!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ladies, are you looking for a great way to spend a little money and give back all at the same time??? Well, the District Sample Sale for Spring 2008 has arrived! Here's the skinny: purchase a shopping card, for $15 at National Jean Company in Bethesda, Sangaree Boutique in Georgetown, or online at This card will allow you to save 15-20% off at participating retailers, with proceeds to benefit Martha's Table Summer Camp, a local shelter here in DC. The event will take place starting next week: June 11-13! That only gives you 3 days to do some serious damage and feel good about it too! Check out the details below:

Join us for a city-wide shopping spree: Wednesday - Friday, June 11, 12 and 13! Below is the current list of participating stores. You can buy your card online here or at our anchor stores, listed below. All proceeds from card sales and store donations benefit the charities of Labels for Love. Thank you for your support!

Apres Peau*Anchor Store: Purchase Your Card Here!*
1430 K Street NW, WDC | (202) 783-0022
20% discount storewide
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

1603 U St NW, WDC | (202) 265-1930
20% on all non-sale merchandise
plus a 10% donation to Labels for Love
Special Shopping Hours Wednesday!!

Daisy Too
4940 St Elmo Ave, Bethesda | (301) 656-2280
15% discount on all non-sale merchandise
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

Denim Bar
1101 S Joyce St, Arlington | (703) 414-8202
4939 Cordell Ave, Bethesda | (301) 986-5260
15% discount on all non-sale merchandise
plus a 5% Donation to Labels for Love

Ginger Boutique
7114 Bethesda Lane, Bethesda, MD | (301)664-9242
15% discount storewide
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

Gossip on 23rd
566 23rd Street South, Arlington | (703) 920-1498
15% discount storewide
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

Harriet Kassman
Mazza Gallerie, Level Two | 5300 Wisconsin Ave NW, WDC | (202) 363-1870
15% discount on all non-sale merchandise (excludes alterations and the Bridal Salon)
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

8519 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring | (800) 656-3587
15% discount on all non-sale apparel
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

My Sister’s Closet
111 Church St NW, Vienna | (703) 255-4760
25% Discount on all non-sale merchandise
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

Green and Blue
1350 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC | (202)957-3730
20% Discount on all merchandise
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

One 80 Salon
1275 K Street NW, WDC | (202) 842-9113
15% discount on all services with Cyrille and Jordan
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

National Jean Company*Anchor Store: Purchase Your Card Here!*
7301 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda | (301) 907-0295
20% discount storewide
plus a 10% donation to Labels for Love

Sangaree*Anchor Store: Purchase Your Card Here!*
3288 M Street NW, WDC | 202.333.4690
15% discount on all non-sale merchandise
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

1641 Wisconsin Avenue NW, WDC | 202.471.4400
15%discount on all non-sale merchandise
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

1706 Connecticut Ave NW, WDC | (202) 232-8581
15% discount with a purchase of $150 on all non-sale merchandise
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

Tickled Pink
7259 Woodmont Ave, Bethesda | (301) 913-9191
15% discount on all non-sale merchandise
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

Urban Chic
1626 Wisconsin Ave NW, WDC | (202) 338-5388
811 Aliceanna St, Baltimore | (301) 685-1601
7126 Bethesda Lane, Bethesda | (301) 657-0290
15% discount storewide on all items over $50
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

3109 M St NW, WDC | (202) 338-9465
20% discount on all non-sale merchandise
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

4940 Saint Elmo Ave, Bethesda | (301) 656-8550
15% discount on all non-sale merchandise
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

Hela Spa
3209 M St NW, WDC | (202) 333-4445
20% discount
plus a 5% donation to Labels for Love

List as of June 2, 2008: stores and store offers are subject to change, and offer is valid only for individual District Shopping Days cardholders. Cards are available at listed Anchor Stores and online at Donation to Labels for Love is made by the stores on your purchase in addition to the listed discount. District Shopping Days runs Wednesday – Friday, June 11-13 during each store’s regular store hours; please call or visit their websites for details. For the most updated list of stores and store offers, please visit Thank you and happy shopping!

The District Sample Sale is Washington's biggest and best high-end bargain shopping event. The evening features 20 of Washington's best designer clothing and shoe boutiques selling their end-of-season wares at liquidation-level prices, with many previewing their upcoming season looks at exclusive event prices. The DSS also features cocktails, hors d'oeuvres from our participating restaurants, a fashion-focused silent auction, raffle, goodie bag (with VIP tickets) and more.

We're an all-volunteer organization with 100% of our profits donated to our chosen charity each season.

Participating Spring 2008 Stores:

Proper Topper Live Long and Support a Cause!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Urban Chic Opens!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The latest Urban Chic boutique has opened in Bethesda Row, home of the new shopping and living corridor! Check out what Urban Chic has in store for you and enjoy fabulous discounts and promotions! Life is so chic!
Live long and be Chic!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, June 2, 2008

The Girls Are Back!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The best movie I've ever seen...If you haven't seen it, you need to...ASAP!!!! Samantha, Miranda, Charlotte, and our favorite gal...Ms. Carrie Bradshaw-Preston!!! Oops, hope I didn't give anything away. The movie totally picks up right were they left off. I cried from beginning to end and laughed out loud! I missed my fictional, but so real, girlfriends! The clothes, the shoes, the accessories, especially the BELTS (see my blog Buckle Up!). I will most definitely be adding this to my movie collection! I cant wait to see it again!!!! So, hurry up and get your ticket and take a favorite friend. Boyfriends and husbands are welcomed!!!!

Live long and See the LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!