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Red leather jacket  — runs small  //  Theory Branteen dress also available in cream — on sale!  //  Saint Laurent clutch  //  Celine sunglasses  //  Red strappy heels (last season) — available in silver here

 

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2016: Early Access

Early access for the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale 2016 has officially begun!  If you’re a Nordstrom card member, you can shop before the crowds, from today, July 14th until July 21st.  The sale will available to the public on July 22nd.  Products tend to sell out quickly, so be sure to nab your favorites!  And as always, shipping and returns are free and zero hassle.

Check out some of my favorites from the sale above.  I stopped by my store today, and I’ll be sharing some top product picks and reviews soon.  The beauty exclusives and shoes are some of the best ways to save.

Happy shopping!

Summer Skin with Aveeno

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I don’t know about you, but when summer rolls around, my skin is feeling extra dry.  The sun, the sand, the sea — it all takes its toll.  It’s essential for me to find a good moisturizer that absorbs quickly, feels light, and doesn’t linger.  In the summer, the last thing I want to feel is sticky!

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While I’ve always been a huge fan of Aveeno products (their eczema cream is a lifesaver), I was really blown away by the Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Sheer Hydration Lotion.  This lotion made my dry skin feel powdery soft without the sticky feeling.  And let me just tell you about how fast this lotion absorbed!  Within a few minutes, it completely absorbed into my skin, and I could dress normally.  There is really nothing worse in the summertime than applying lotion and waiting for it to absorb.  Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion Sheer Hydration also moisturizes for a full 24 hours!

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The Aveeno Protect + Hydrate Lotion with SPF 30 is another great product for the summer because it’s light, has a fresh scent, and completely absorbs into the skin quickly for advanced sun protection.  Normally, sunscreen stings my eyes, but this one was gentle enough around my delicate eye area.  I also like that this particular one is sweat and water resistant for up to 80 minutes, so you can have fun in the sun without having to worry!

 

Thank you to the AVEENO® team for sponsoring this post, however all thoughts and opinions are my own.  As always, thank you for supporting the partnerships that keep my blog up and running!

Helen Ficalora Giveaway | Happy Fourth!

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Happy Fourth of July everyone!  By now, you’ve probably had your fill of hotdogs, fireworks, and rosé — OK, ok, #nevertoomuchrosé!  Hopefully, you’ve also indulged in some retail therapy, like the 75% off designer clearance at Saks.  I may or may not have done some damage this weekend.

What better way to celebrate our nation’s freedom than with an amazing necklace giveaway from Helen Ficalora!?  I’ve teamed up with one of my favorite jewelry designers for a fun and amazing Fourth of July contest!

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Fun fact, I was first introduced to her beautiful line of dainty jewelry five summers ago when my friends and I did a summer share in East Hampton.  One afternoon, after a Bloody or two at Bobby Van’s, we stumbled across this adorably pink jewelry store.  A little bell went off in my head when I realized that this was the cult-level jewelry line that has been popping up around my favorite celebrities’ necks.  Helen Ficalora’s initial necklaces as so popular, that they are now available in sterling silver, gold, and diamond versions.  My co-worker has the all diamond yellow gold version, and I absolutely love it!  It’s definitely next on my wishlist.

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Enter to win a Helen Ficalora sterling silver sun cut-out necklace (valued at $120) via the Rafflecopter below.  It’s the perfect dainty necklace for summer!  The contest ends on July 31st at 11:59 PM EST.  Winner will be chosen at random upon validated entries and announced here on August 1st.  Contest is only open to U.S. residents, 18 years and older.  GOOD LUCK!!

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Red, White, & Blue

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Maje Charmeuse blouse (take an extra 25% off with code FIREWORKS), similar blouse on sale  //  White denim – fit is TTS (only $36!! with code HAPPYSALE)  //  Mystique “Montclair” tote (℅ Shopbop)  //  J.Crew earrings (old), similar here and love these  //  Nude strappy sandals — great Stuart Weitzman dupe for only $50 with code FIREWORKS — fit is TTS, and I totally bought a back-up pair!  //  Celine Hilda sunglasses  //

Happy July 4th weekend!  I’m so excited to kick off my week long vacation today.  I’m looking forward to heading down the shore tomorrow for the holiday, seeing friends, and basking in some good ole fashioned R&R.  If you’re following me on Instagram, then you know I’ve packed my patriotic pumps for the occasion!

What better way to kick off Independence Day than with a patriotic ensemble.  One of my favorite pairings for summer is cherry red and turquoise, and the white denim takes everything up a notch.  I absolutely adore this pom-pom and beaded bohemian tote, and the inner drawstring lining keeps everything in place.  It’s by far my most used bag this summer!

Hope you all have a wonderful and safe holiday.  And of course, a huge thank you to everyone who has served this country.  We appreciate your service and honor you this weekend.

Be sure to check back on Monday for a fun & fabulous giveaway — you won’t want to miss it!