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A quick post with a new outfit and to say I hope you all enjoyed a beautiful Thanksgiving!

I was so glad when Cooper & Ella reached out as I had admired their pieces on Piperlime for quite some time. The pieces are feminine with great detailing like the back zipper on this blouse. I paired it with a cozy and affordable coat from BB Dakota and a favorite pair of booties.

Have you hit the sales yet? Have a wonderful weekend!

Outfit: Cooper & Ella blouse (c/o) // Legging Jeans // BB Dakota Coat (c/o of LuLu’s- love the Navy, too) // Banana Republic Wrap Bracelet // Vintage Purse // La Mer Collections Watch // BaubleBar Bracelets and Bib Necklace // Joie Boots // Karen Walker Sunglasses

[Bekka Palmer Photography]

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merry shopping // the best of sales right now

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Happy almost Thanksgiving and happy sale season! This year I’m excited that most of my favorite stores have already started their sales pre-Black Friday madness which means I’m already getting plenty of shopping in from the comfort of my bed (and SANS crowds – win/win if you ask me).

I went ahead and rounded up the best of the sales that are going on NOW and will have an update for those that start on Friday so be sure to check back post-Turkey induced coma. So check out the below (for many of them I also included items I have recently worn that are now on sale and also pieces that are my favorite picks of the sale).

Hope any of you that are traveling arrive at your destination safely – it’s now back to the kitchen for me to figure out how to make a pumpkin pie from scratch (insert Kevin McCallister face here!)

Equipment: 25% off sitewide which means you can get my favorite sweater on sale (I’ve worn it here and here). Use code THANKS.

French Connection: 30% off sitewide with code 30FCBF. I was in the Soho location last night and there are so many good items. I love this coat.

J.Crew: 30% off select full-price styles and additional 40% off sale + free shipping, no minimum. Use code HOLIDAY and buy this ensemble.

Joie: My favorite brand is offering 25% off sitewide. Use code THANKS. I have my eye on this sweater and you can buy my favorite booties discounted, too!

Kate Spade Saturday30% off sitewide + free shipping. Use code DEALME. This dress is perfection for the holidays.

Madewell: 25% off your entire purchase. Use code GIFTON. My pick is this pair of heels.

Netaporter: Semi-annual sale. Done and done.

Piperlime: Extra 40% off final sale items!

Saks Fifth Avenue: Up to 60% off select styles (A Vince cashmere sweater for half off? Yes, please).

Shopbop: Tiered promotion: 15% off $250, 20% off $500, 25% off $1000. Use code GOBIG14. (I splurged on these).

Theory: 40% off sitewide. The perfect time to stock up on their cozy separates. Or get the most divine coat.

West ElmBuy more, save more — up to 25% off. Use code SUPERSALE

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2014 Gift Guide 03: For the Host(ess)

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Another edition of gift guides today for the 2014 gifting season. This one is picks for the hostess! I’ve already started to check off some folks on my list which is making me feel oh so productive but I’m also looking forward to getting even more into the spirit when the decorations start going up in New York City, I set up my Christmas tree and stroll down Fifth Avenue and the Union Square Market for some additional presents.

Bourbon Candle // Lucite Initial // State Coasters

Polaroid Camera // Toasting Flutes

Decanter // 

Rubix Vase // Jewelry Tray // Personalized ‘Cheers’ Bottle Tags

Old Fashioned Glasses // Diptyque Holiday Candle // Hostess Cutting Board 

See all the 2014 gift guides thus far here and check back every Tuesday for a new one. In the meantime, I’m pinning lots more gifts!

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