Must Have Bag of the Year!

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rockwellOne more blog post today! Have you heard about this new fabulous bag? Here’s the top 10 reasons why this xrossover bag by 84Rockwell must be on your xmas list this year!

1. It’s fashion forward AND functional! When do you ever really find that combo???

2. You can wear it to run out to the gym, yoga, pilates, etc. and fit all your essentials (phone, id, lipgloss, credit card, cash and more etc).

3. It’s HANDS FREE! Yup, hands free! Seriously the best thing ever when running errands, loading kids and bags into your car, shopping, walking the dog, getting a manicure…….. you get the jist!

4. It’s super stylish – love it over a dress or with a silk top and skinny jeans. Pretty much goes with everything. Very cool ladies. And guess what? it’s so new you can really be in front of the trend with this!

5. It’s made in the USA!!!!! That’s right. U.S.A.

6. It comes in many colors and can be worn in many ways!!! See options below!

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7. It’s great for holiday travel! and really for travel in general. It even has a secret zipper pocket on the back/inside.

8. My boys want one…. and they call it a utility belt – kinda like something batgirl would wear. I mean, if batgirl would wear it, well, then it must be cool.

9. Local founder is based in Chicago – and such a trendsetter herself!!

10. And finally, if you must have one more reason, well, cause you really don’t have anything like this!!

Like the page on FB here! I love love love my xrossover bag……..I have the black perforated one! Check it out! Don’t miss out! And if you want to see these babies in person, you must check out their pop up shop @ Holidays on Huron, it’s happening on Dec 5 -6 -7 at 7 E. Huron in Chicago!!!!!!

xxx, Nikki

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Holiday Gift Guide – His & Hers

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Here’s my first Holiday Gift Guide – His & Hers! With just about 1 month until Xmas, it’s time to get moving. Every year, I make a list and start getting through it! With a big family, it definitely takes a while to find that special something for each person!

Starting from the top left and going clockwise: 1. DVF Jezebel Silk blouse 2. John Hardy braided bracelet (timeless) 3. Voluspa Candle ($16 – great gift for a party host) 4. Splurge – Christian Louboutin Purse (pre-order!! so fab) 5. Over the knee boots by Sam Edelman ($199! great price point and a great gift for a sister, friend, your wife, mom, etc !!!!) For more gift ideas for her, click here! 6. Loving this Burberry Quilted Anorak ($895) perfect for layering! 7. Burberry watch for him (on sale! Gunmetal color) 8. UGG slippers (who doesn’t love these?) 9. Cashmere hats & touch tech gloves (if you live in a cold weather city, these are a must!) 10. Jack Black grooming set for men (smells so good!) Some more men ideas here! 10. Letter Lights!! for the person who has everything! You could get initials and put these up in a kids room, play room, bedroom, office, etc!holiday1

More to come!

xxx, Nikki

Get this for your Guy! Guys, buy this!

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I’d like to thank the Trunk Club for sending my husband this rockin blazer by Ben Sherman! My husband loves it! When I saw it on GILT tonight for a steal, I had to share with you all.

This is a great herringbone jacket – comes in both brown and gray………Great elbow patches…….skinny collar…….trendy! And, only $135! Thanks to GILT! Perfect for Thanksgiving! Snap it up before it sells out. xxx, Nikki

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Shoes + Handbags !

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One day only25% off Shopbop boots!

Don’t miss out! I had to share this big time sale…. If you haven’t picked up new boots this season, take advantage of the 25% off. See my 5 favs below & get free 2-day shipping from Shopbop (w/ Amazon prime)!

1. Alexander Wang – hot hot hot! Splurge on these fantastic fashion forward pumps! // 2. Belle by Sigerson Morrison (I have these in suede and love them!) // 3. Suede Over the Knee by Steven (these will end up just under $200 with the 25%off)// 4. Marc Jacobs Over the Knee – so cool! // 5. DV ankle flat boot – just love these! (under $150 with the 25%off)25boots

Next, I have picked out some cool handbags on SALE! Here are my favorites for winter + the holiday season! These make great gifts too!!!!

Gold DVF Clutch (perfect for the holidays, for weddings and even with jeans + tshirt + leather jacket for a night out) // McQueen Leopard Clutch (total statement clutch)// Loeffler Randall Black & White (love this – has so many internal pockets and separations for great organization) // Loeffler Randall Work Tote (beautiful!!!) // Rebecca Minkoff Tote (timeless and structured) // LOVE Clutch (fun!!) also by RMhand bag

Which one is your favorite?

Have a good night! xxx, Nikki

I have this. You need it. Especially @ 74% off!

A quick Sunday post! and this will SELL OUT fast. Last year, I bought this jacket from a great store in Roscoe Village (Cinnamon Boutique). I randomly found it online today at OFF Saks. You can have this Generation Love jacket for around $100 (depending on the daily discounts)! I must say, this is probably the best deal I have found to date. And especially because I have this jacket and love it, I’m super excited to share with you all!

Sizes left – XS, S and M. For reference, I have it in a Medium. Promo code SHIP75 for free shipping too!!!

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Have a great day and stay tuned for my holiday gift guides!

xxx, Nikki

Friday Night – 5 Finds!

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As the holidays are quickly approaching, there are so many deals and sales out there! Here are my quick Friday Night – 5 Finds! Check them out for you or as gifts for your loved ones! 6 weeks until x-mas! xxx, Nikki

1. Women’s Cashmere Event – additional 30% off AND Men’s Cashmere Event – additional 30% off. This is a deal you CANNOT miss! Sweaters, scarves, hats and more from my favorite online site – GILT. With extended return policy too!

2. These adorable flats are down to $54! (by DV and come in additional prints/colors). Such a deal!

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3. How cute is this Tribal Poncho – only $50 with 1/2 off!? (CODE: FIRSTLOVE for 50%off) under category “accessories”. Great way to try out this new trend!

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4. Tuxedo Jumpsuit for 40% off? Sure, why not? So fun for all those holiday dinners! (CODE: FRIENDS40). Pair with these booties on sale – under $90!tux40

5. All black Ray Bans down to $160 from Nordstrom. Order, receive, wear everyday. For both men & women! These are size 58mm (standard)……For a bigger pair (I like the gold color), click here – on sale for $128. Or, check out this pair on sale too!

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Sweaters & Scarves

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Brr…..it’s cold outside! Today was quite cold and I really was wishing I had some warm sweaters to bundle up. We even pulled out the kids winter coats today! They didn’t realize how cold it was until they stepped foot outside and even our little dog wanted nothing to do with this cold front. Can we move to California or what? Anyways, here are some great sale finds that will keep you warm & cozy & cute!

1. Joie Wool & Cashmere sweater 2. Joie Long Cardigan 3. Michael Kors Poncho Sweater

4. Plaid Scarf (sale – $13!) 5. Cashmere Wrap (many colors + sale under $200)

6. Infinity Scarf (comes in many colors!) 7. Kate Spade Scarf (sale – $78)

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Have a good night! xxx, Nikki

 

Sale Sale Sale!

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One more really quick post. It’s the perfect time to stock up for winter! Nordstrom’s Clearance sale is HUGE and goes until the 11th of Nov. Lots of Burberry Jackets, Leather Jackets, Ted Baker Dresses and how about these boots?!?! Reach out directly (nikkistrat@gmail.com) for specific help picking the right items for you. Don’t forget – free shipping & free returns. Thanks Nordstrom. You. Are. The. Best.

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Also, buy 2 mascaras and get one free (plus free shipping) TODAY ONLY!

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xxx, Nikki

Little Boys Style!

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GILT is one of my top destinations for little boys clothes. The styles are adorable and the brands they carry at discounted prices make them so affordable! Plus, you can’t beat finding KISS t-shirts for $13 (search KISS and you will find them!) and of course shopping online makes it fast and easy!

Here’s what we’ve recently picked up and have loved! Use the links below to search for the items on GILT. Since they are from a few weeks ago, I don’t have direct links, but you can use the titles below to search and easily find these exact items that I highly recommend!

Jake & Rivington Screen Tee – we picked the Squirrel! Also there is a red version with a fox and a grey version with a bear!! It’s too cute! My little model loved this shirt! Runs small so order 1 size up.

Mi & O Double Waisted pants! Such a great pull on option for little boys. The double waist is so functional and helps keep pants up on a smaller frame (no hassle with a button and zipper!). Run true to size.

Dartmoor Toggle Sweater – so adorable! Perfect for Thanksgiving and even family pictures!! Runs small so order 1 size up (I ordered a 4 for my 3 year old and an 8 for my almost 7 year old).

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One more item I almost forgot – this Barn Jacket by Brooks Brothers is great!! Perfect for layering! Runs true to size.

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Don’t forget to check out the Mens, Womens and Home sale items too!

xxx, Nikki

 

 

Only $75 – Last Chance!

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So, the adorable perforated booties from last week are sold out in black – I’m sorry!!! To make it up to you all, I found another fab pair for under $100. You can get these booties by Sam Edelman on Piperlime’s sale! Hurry a few hours to go ladies!

Promo code for 25%off: FANCYFEET

These would look great with skinny jeans, boyfriend jeans, or even with tights and a dress! Try it! Happy Tuesday!

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xxx, Nikki