Friday, May 31, 2013

Style: Father's Day Gifts Edit ~ Two Weeks Away!

{ Collar Stays } | { Lincoln DVD } | { Belt } | { Keychain } | { Camera } | { Chocolate }

Remember: Father's Day is Sunday, June 16th, 2013!

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Events: Second Avenue Restaurant & Retail Week

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2nd Avenue Restaurant & Retail Week Returns!
June 1-8, 2013 at select venues from 66th-97th Streets

Support local businesses during the subway construction!

All of the discounts are posted HERE.
Check out my review from last year HERE.

More info:

See you on the Upper East Side!

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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Style: Milly for Banana Republic Launches Today!

The Milly x Banana Republic collection just hit Banana Republic stores today. The collection features colorful items for men and women ranging from $29.50 to $165.00. That's pretty much a bargain for anything designed by Milly!

I checked out their shop in Princeton, NJ today. The store had most of the collection. However, I did not see any of the jewelry or bags (other than the cosmetics cases). Also, the elephant print tote featured in their e-mail, website, and in-store marketing materials was notably absent both online and in the store. In store they had sizes 0-12 in the shorts, but online you can order up to size 16. Another point to note - the tunic tops were made out of a very thin material and might possibly be sheer.

My favorite items by far were the elephant shorts. Here's how I styled my pair for this extremely hot summer day:

Top: Juicy Couture (old) | Shorts: Milly x Banana Republic
Bag: Lilly Pulitzer (old) | Woven Sandals: Zara | Bee Earrings: Target

Shop my faves from the Milly x Banana Republic Collection:

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Style: Wishlist Wednesday ~ Girly Glam

{Shut Eye Pillow} | Dormify $39.00
{Coletta Bow Blouse} | Sosie $33.00
{Holly Wedge Jelly Shoes} | Dizzy $44.95
{Atlantic Starfish Earrings} | Fornash $25.00
{Bold Cat Eye Sunglasses} | C.Wonder $78.00
{Madame Reversible Pillow} | Dormify $28.00
{Dabney Chandelier Earrings} | Loren Hope $68.00

Everything pictured is under $80!

Get your Holly Golightly on!

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Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Style: Memorial Day Weekend Re-cap!

Here's my Memorial Day Weekend Re-cap! 
What are YOUR favorite MDW outfits and traditions?

Wishing you a happy (unofficial) start of summer!

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Monday, May 27, 2013

Gifts for Grads ~ Congrats to the Class of 2013!

{Cities of Europe Journal} | {How to Cook Everything Cookbook} | {Canon DSLR Camera}
{Topdeck Travel EuroHotel Trips}* | {Monogram Duffle} | {Brag Book} | {Map Necklace}
* Note: I've personally traveled on a Topdeck Travel EuroHotel trip (after my Master's graduation). If you have any questions, feel free to leave them in the comments below.

Here are a few gift ideas for your high school, college, 
Master's, JD, MBA, MD, or PhD graduate that will meet any budget!
It's not all pomp and circumstance!
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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Events: FREE Tickets to Shecky's Girls Night Out

For today only, Goldstar is offering complimentary tickets to Shecky's Girls Night Out NYC in June. You just have to pay the $8 ticket processing fee. Tickets retail for $30, so that's some pretty hefty savings!

At Shecky's Girls Night Out you can shop some great fashion boutiques, sip on delicious cocktails, and sample the hottest new beauty products. You'll also receive one of their famous goody bags with your ticket!

Goldstar's FREE tickets are available for: June 12th & 13th. The event is open from 4:30-9:30 on each of those days and is located at SIR Stage37, 508 W. 37th Street between 10th & 11th Avenues. I'll be headed there on the evening of Thursday the 13th. Let me know if you're going too!

Click HERE to purchase your tickets!

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Friday, May 24, 2013

Style: Memorial Day Weekend Sale Round-Up

Memorial Day Weekend 2013 Sales:

  • 6pm: Pre-Memorial Day Sale, Up to 70% OFF select styles
  • Amrita Singh: 50% OFF Site-wide w/ "MEM2013"
  • Ann Taylor: Up to 40% OFF all sale styles online + in stores
  • ASOS: 20% OFF everything w/ "TAKE20"
  • BaubleBar: Free gifts with every $40+ order
  • Betsey Johnson: 20% OFF $100+ w/ "HEAT20", 25% OFF $125+ w/ "HEAT25"
  • Bloomingdale's: Big Brown Sale + 20% OFF sale items w/ "TAKE20"
  • C.Wonder: 25% OFF of $100+ of full-priced merchandise online + in stores
  • Cuddledown: Markdowns up to 80% OFF
  • CUSP by Neiman Marcus: Save up to 40% on select styles
  • DVF Diane von Furstenberg: 30% OFF sale items w/ "WKEND30" 
  • Furbish Studio: 15% OFF everything w/ "LONGWEEKEND"
  • Gap: Up to 40% OFF select styles & an extra 10% OFF w/ "EXTRA10"
  • Garnet Hill: 40% OFF summer essentials + FREE Shipping
  • Henri Bendel: $25 OFF every $150 w/ "MAY25HB" + FREE Shipping
  • Horchow: 20% OFF outdoor collection + FREE Shipping w/ "OUTDOOR"
  • J.Crew: $30 off $150, $50 off $200, $75 off $250 w/ "SHOPNOW"
  • J.Crew Factory: 50% OFF everything in stores only
  • Jack Rogers: Up to 40% OFF select styles
  • Juicy Couture: 30% OFF select styles + FREE Shipping
  • Last Call by NM: 35% OFF Women's Apparel, 30% OFF everything else
  • Lilly Pulitzer: FREE gift with any purchase, extra for $250+/$500+/$1000+
  • LOFT: Extra 50% OFF all sale styles online + in stores
  • Macy's: Extra 15% OFF w/ "SAVE"
  • Malabar Bay: 40% OFF everything w/ "MD40"
  • Monika Chiang: 30% OFF all full priced items online + in stores
  • Nordstrom: Half Yearly Sale, Up to 40% OFF select styles
  • Of a Kind: 30% OFF all jewelry w/ "NOSWEAT"
  • Old Navy: Up to 40% OFF select styles + 15% OFF w/ "ONSUMMER"
  • Paire: 40% OFF already reduced styles w/ "MD40"
  • Piperlime: Up to 40% OFF select dresses and sandals
  • Rebecca Minkoff: Up to 60% OFF select styles
  • Reiss: 30% OFF select lines online + in stores
  • Rent the Runway: $25 OFF + FREE Shipping w/ "MEMORIAL2013"
  • Shoedazzle: 20% OFF all full-priced items, 30% off all sale items
  • Sole Society: 25% OFF select styles
  • Sosie: 20% OFF everything w/ "MEMORIAL13"
  • Swoozie's: 25-50% OFF + FREE Personalization
  • Ted Baker: 30% OFF everything online + in stores w/ "TEDMD30"
  • Tuckernuck: 20% OFF dresses w/ "FROCKYEAH" + ties w/ "HIGHTIED"
  • Wallis: Up to $35 OFF select lines

Stock up on your stars & stripes!
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Thursday, May 23, 2013

Style: Club Monaco Beach Tote Giveaway!

Club Monaco Giveaway!

This week I'm hosting a contest to win a Hat Attack Striped Beach Tote from Club Monaco (Retail Value: $98.50). Can you think of a better companion for Memorial Day Weekend? To enter, simply complete as many tasks as you would like below. The more tasks you complete, the more entries you will receive.

Good luck!

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Events: Tibi Spring 2013 Sample Sale

Tibi Spring 2013 Sample Sale
Up to 70% OFF!

Wednesday, May 22nd | 10am-8pm
Thursday, May 23rd | 9am-5pm

Hartford Studio
348 W. 36th Street
Between 8th & 9th Avenues

I checked out the Tibi sample sale last fall (November '12).
Here are a few photos from that sale:

Happy Shopping & Saving!

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Style: Wishlist Wednesday ~ Ebony & Ivory

{Lacquered Zebra Ring} | Forever 21 $6.80
{Spotted Cocktail Napkins} | Furbish $24 for 4
{Linen Tunic Top} | Charter Club via Macy's $49.99
{Onyx Juicy Bloom Drop Earrings} | BaubleBar $24
{Threshold Black & White Striped Accent Stool} | Target $59.99
{Daisy Double Strand Necklace} | Andrew Hamilton Crawford via Pret A Beaute $67.12

Everything pictured is under $70!

"Black and white always looks modern, 
whatever that word means." - Karl Lagerfeld

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Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Events: Lilly Pulitzer Spring Warehouse Sale 2013

Announcing the...
Lilly Pulitzer Spring Warehouse Sale!

Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
100 Station Avenue, Oaks, PA

Thursday, June 6th | 5am-8pm
Friday, June 7th | 7am-8pm
Saturday, June 8th | 8am-4pm

Full info and driving directions at:

Savings of up to 70% OFF!

Know Before You Go: Read my review, including photos and pricing, from Spring 2012's Warehouse Sale HERE.
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Monday, May 20, 2013

Style: The Packing List ~ Memorial Day Weekend

{Evil Eye Charm Bracelet} | {High Brow Sunglasses} | {Beach Towel}
{Espadrilles} | {Pineapple Necklace} | {Turquoise Button Earrings}
{School of Fish Swimsuit} | {Paradise Island Tote Bag} | {Linen Tunic*}

Nearly everything is under $100!
AND you can get: 14% Cash Back at Macy's, 6% at J.Crew,
3.5% at Kate Spade & ASOS, and 3% at TopShop. 
by signing up at

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.” 
- F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

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Friday, May 17, 2013

Style: My First Trip to Drybar!

I'd heard a lot of fabulous things about Drybar over the last year. So, yesterday, I decided to check it out myself for the first time. I visited the location in Flatiron NYC (just a couple blocks away from Union Square). I thought I'd post a little review to let you all know what I thought!

First of all, when I walked in I have to say that the hype I'd heard about the fabulous and welcoming decor was not over-exaggerated. I loved all the little touches like the chandeliers made out of yellow hair dryers, the snazzy marble counter tops, and the flatscreens showing movie faves like The Breakfast Club! My appointment was for 10:15am and they were pretty prompt. I did have to wait an extra 5 or 10 minutes to get started, but the attendants greeted me in the mean time and offered me a great selection of refreshments. 

It was definitely worth the (short) wait. My stylist, Dev, was absolutely fabulous! She really took her time to figure out the exact look that I wanted. She also made sure to ask me if there was an occasion (I was going to an expert panel at Conde Nast). When she heard that, she was excited and super sweet. She even offered me a celebratory Mimosa! Getting a blowout isn't just about looking fabulous, but also about the confidence and energy your new polished presentation brings you. Dev really made me feel like I had a whole team of stylists cheering me on from the sidelines! ...Not to mention, I really loved the end result! My hair is stick-straight and she made it voluminous and wavy in a way I'd never been able to do before. The verdict: I will definitely be going back!

With this A+ service and fabulous, relaxing decor you'd think the place would cost a fortune. Trust me, this is coming from someone who gets her hair colored at SuperCuts (which actually does a stellar job BTW). However, Drybar offers all of this for just $40/blowout, no matter which look you choose!! You can even get a discount if you purchase a membership or "bar tabs". Memberships are: $75 or $140 per month which includes 1 floater (head massages) + 2 blowouts + 10% merchandise discount or 2 floaters + 4 blowouts + 10% merchandise discount, respectively. Bartabs are: $115 (3 pack), $225 (6 pack), or $440 (12 pack).

Have you visited a Drybar near you? 
Tweet me a photo of your final look @HauteontheSpot1!

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Monday, May 13, 2013

Style: Lulu Frost Jewelry Sample Sale

Lulu Frost Sample Sale
Thursday, May 16th | 12-8pm
Friday, May 17th | 10am-7pm
Styles up to 80% OFF!

Lulu Frost Studio
Call 212-965-0075 for more info.

Personally, I'm a HUGE fan of Lulu Frost jewelry, especially since hearing CEO Lisa Salzer talk at IFB Con. This sale's sure to be a treat!
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Events: Meet Betsey Johnson This Thursday!

Meet Betsey Johnson!
Thursday, May 16th | 6-7:30pm
Macy's Herald Square | Floor 5, Dress Department

Catch the famed fashion designer in the same week as the launch of her new show "XOX, Betsey Johnson" on the Style Network!

  • Receive a complimentary tote bag & mirror
  • Have your photo taken with Betsey (as time permits)
  • Receive a special gift w/ a $50+ Betsey Johnson purchase
  • Get VIP access to meet Betsey when you make a Betsey Johnson purchase at Macy's Herald Square before the closing on Wednesday, May 15th

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Sunday, May 12, 2013

The ULTIMATE Last Minute Mother's Day Gift - Craftsy!

So, at some point it's likely your mother contributed towards YOUR education. Why not contribute towards hers? is a site that offers online classes taught by world-renowned instructors. Patterns & many course materials are available for download straight off the site and the instructors are available to answer all your questions along the way. For just around $20-$40, you can gift your mom a class in something she's been dying to learn! They're even offering a Mother's Day Sale on select courses. There are also some FREE mini classes available.

A few categories offered are: QuiltingKnittingCooking
Cake DecoratingHome & Garden, and Jewelry Making!

Here are two of my favorite examples, "Artisan Bread Making" with author and co-founder of Brother Juniper's Bakery Peter Reinhart and "Drab to Fab! Furniture Upcycling" with Hollywood & Broadway set designer Ann Marie Auricchio:

Better yet - you can take the class together
whether you live nearby or far away from each other! 

Happy Mother's Day!

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Saturday, May 11, 2013

Get FREE & Fashionable Mother's Day E-Cards from Kate Spade & Ann Taylor!

Forgot Mother's Day? Tend to leave things to the last minute? Or maybe you live far away from your mom and want to make sure she receives her Mother's Day greeting ON the special day?

You're in luck! Both Kate Spade & Ann Taylor are offering an array of gorgeous Mother's Day e-cards through Paperless Post. 
You can view the Ann Taylor collection HERE. On her page, you can click a button that says "Get 5 FREE Coins" that will ensure that you can send your e-card for free! 

The Kate Spade collection is HERE. While it doesn't have the same kind of button, I believe you get around 25 free coins just for creating a FREE account on Paperless Post. So, you can send those for free too! (Note: A card costs about 2 coins to send, with maybe 1 additional coin for some custom options.)

Customize your card with your favorite cover, background prints, text, envelope liner, stamps, and more! They're sure to bring a smile to the face of the special lady in your life!

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