Monday, November 30, 2009

Nation's Largest Fashion Sample Sale

Over 20,000 items for men & women at up to 80% off!

Imagine walking into an event that is filled with different cuts, sizes and washes of designer jeans. Denim ranging from all types of high end designers and did I mention that all will all be sold at warehouse prices?! Well, this event does exist and it may be coming to a city near you. But this weekend, The Warehouse Sale will be taking a bite of the big apple.

The Warehouse Sale sells overproduced styles of current season merchandise as well as canceled orders from stores like Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus and Saks Fifth Avenue at wholesale prices and below. Additionally, they may carry styles from previous seasons or jeans with minor imperfections that don’t meet the manufacturers’ strict guidelines for production, but they’re all authentic!

Unlike other sample sales, The Warehouse Sale is a full-service shopping experience with a friendly and professional staff. They have thousands of pairs of jeans carefully chosen for each event and offer the largest selection of designer denim labels. At every event they introduce new brands and bring in new styles so you’ll always find something different.

When: Friday, December 4 and Saturday, December 5, 2009
Time: 12:00pm - 8:00 pm
Where: Metropolitan Pavilion
123 W. 18th Street, New York, NY 10011

Save up 10 80% off designer brands such as AG Jeans, BCBG Max Azria, Chip & Pepper, Christian Audigier, Ed Hardy, Frankie B, MEK, Monarchy, Rock & Republic, Rock & Revival, Seven, True Religion, William Rast & more.
FREE ADMISSION WITH RSVP – When registering, mention that referred you.

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Cyber Monday Alert: Elizabeth Arden

Elizabeth Arden: Free 7-Piece Gift + Free Shipping

Happy Cyber Monday. Today is the online equivalent of Black Friday and just like last week retailers will be competing fiercely for your shopping dollars by offering great deals. One of the best deals of the day comes from Elizabeth Arden. Elizabeth Arden is a global prestige beauty company with an extensive portfolio of proven high-performance anti-aging skincare, trend-setting color, and legendary fragrance beauty brands. Founded in 1910, Elizabeth Arden is one of the most recognized names in beauty. Right now when you "Click Here" or on the coupon above you will recieve the Free 7-Piece Beauty Gift with any purchase of $25 or more. Use Code: CYBERMONDAY at Check Out. This coupon is only good through today.

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How To Walk in High Heels (Poll Contest)

It’s the price you pay for looking hot. Here’s how to put your sexiest foot forward—without toppling over.

You Will Need
High-heeled shoes
A little practice

Step 1: Pick the right shoe
Pick the right shoe. Need to walk on grass? Stilettos will sink, but a wedge heel will keep you steady. If you’re planning to dance, choose something with a strap. If you’re stepping out in mile-high stilettos, take ibuprofen first; the anti-inflammatory ingredients will help keep your feet from swelling.

Step 2: Practice
Practice walking at home in a fluid heel-ball-toe step. The earlier you start, the more likely your success: the day before an event is good, but playing childhood dress-up is even better. Stand up straight! Standard stomach in, chest out posture helps you maintain your balance

Step 3: Tread carefully
Tread carefully on high heel landmines like cobblestones, potholes, street grates, boardwalks, and staircases—especially those without banisters.

Step 4: Watch those stairs
Walk up stairs on the balls of your feet. When coming down, sidestep slowly.

Step 5: Keep flats on hand
Know when to say when. Keep ballet flats or sneakers handy for when your feet are begging for mercy.

Did You Know?
Despite their name, “kitten” heels can be vicious—they’re more likely to cause lower back pain than a standard pair of heels!

Hopefully after watching this video you'll avoid the ankle sprains and pavement plashes sometimes associated with walking in high heels. But tell us have you ever had a high heel mishaps? If so, what was it? Was it an ankle sprain? Face First Splash Down? Broken Heel?...Etc... wants to know.

One winner will be selected at random and will recieve a $75 Gift Certificate towards any purchase at

Official Rules:

1) One winner will be chosen at random from the comments left on this post. Every comment will count as an entry.

2) To enter you must be Free Email Subscriber or a member of the free to join Fashion Circle.

3) This contest will run from Monday, November 30, 2009 through Monday December 7, 2009. Random Winner will be announced on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 right here on The Gift Card will be sent electronically via email.

4) You must be at least 18 years or older to enter. - Free 2nd Day Shipping

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Weekend Shoegasm: Studded Strap Fur Boots

Studded Strap Fur Boots

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE ALERT! Go for a rock chic look with these Studded Strap Fur Boots from featuring a distressed faux leather, faux fur shaft, studded buckle straps, almond toe, side zipper closure, 4" covered stiletto heel and interior platform, and a lightly padded insole. The 8 1/2" shaft heightgives the profile its fierceness. Faux leather upper and rubber sole. offers these boots in sizes up to S 11 for $46.99. Today is the last day to take advantage of Charlotte Russe's Buy 1 Get 1 50% Off Sale.

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Fashion Circle Sale Alert: 50% Off Sale

Right now and through the end of today, is having a huge 50% Off Sale on all Women's and Men's Sweaters, as well as a 50% off GapKids and babyGap Cozy Fleece styles. This coupon applies to regularly priced merchandise. This is an online Exclusive. This sale is not availible in store. This coupon also extends savings to select merchandise for Women's, Men's, Maternity, Boys, Girls, Toddler Boys, Toddler Girls, Baby Boy and Baby Girl. Click Here or on the coupon above to view inventory.

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How To Dress a Baby

Dressing a baby is a piece of cake—that is, after you’ve mastered a few tricks for maneuvering her head and limbs through those tiny neck and arm and leg holes.

Step 1: Choose clothes
Decide what the baby should wear based on the same factors you use to decide for yourself—the temperature, the time of day, and the activities you have planned. In general, babies should wear one more layer than you do. For comfort’s sake, choose soft cotton clothes and avoid anything with buttons or appliqués that could come loose, ribbons or strings that could wrap around limbs or necks, and rough inside seams that could scratch baby’s skin.

Step 2: Lie baby down
Lie the baby down on a safe surface, such as the bed or a blanket on the floor. Changing tables generally aren’t roomy enough to dress a baby safely and easily.

Step 3: Change diaper
Change your baby’s diaper first, if need be. Talk, sing, and play with the baby as you dress her to make it fun for both of you. And don’t forget to give her a big raspberry on the belly at every opportunity.

Step 4: One-piece outfit
If you’ll be out and about, choose a one-piece outfit that snaps or zips up the front from ankle to neck—they’re easiest to put on and take off for diaper changes. Lay the outfit out and place your baby on top of it. Slip her feet through the leg holes or into the feet, pull her arms gently through the sleeves, and snap or zipper her in.

Step 5: Two-piece outfit
If you’re opting for a two-piece outfit, put on the top first. Choose tops that will go easily over your baby’s head. A stretchy neck or snaps or buttons on the shoulders work well. If it’s a snap-top, simply lay the shirt open on the surface and lay the baby face up on top of it. Slip one arm into a sleeve at a time and snap the shirt closed. A kimono-style t-shirt with snaps on the side is best for infants, especially if their belly button hasn’t yet healed. A tee that snaps at the crotch, like a onesie, is best for older, more active babies—it’ll stay tucked in.

Step 6: Slip on shirt
If the top is not a snap-on, use both hands to stretch the neck of the t-shirt as wide as possible, then slip it over her head. To get her arms through the sleeves, reach into the sleeves, grab her hand, and pull it through. Lift her body slightly with one hand to pull the body of the shirt down so that you can snap it.

Step 7: Put on bottoms
Now put on the bottoms. Avoid bottoms that have to be zippered or buttoned; elastic-waist pants are ideal. Bunch up one leg at a time, reach in, and pull your baby’s foot through. Then lift her hips slightly with one hand while you tug the pants up and over her diaper.

Step 8: Slip on socks
If her feet are bare, slip on socks. Choose stretchy ones with a roll-down cuff; they’ll stay on better. Booties with elasticized ankles are also more likely stay on. Avoid patterned socks with loose strings inside—these could get tangled around those tiny toes.

Step 9: Put on hat & layer
Now pop a hat on her head, and any other extra layers she may need, and let her know what a fashionable little baby she is.

Did You Know?
During the 1600s, American babies were generally dressed in so much clothing wrapped so tightly that they were usually immobilized from head to toe.

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Willie D

Saturday, November 28, 2009

Dress Code: Cap-sleeve Sheath Dress by Banana Republic

Women: Cap-sleeve sheath dress - Black combo

A sheath dress is always classic. This one in Black combo by Banana Republic mixes ladylike and gentlemanly details with feminine cap sleeves and a sophisticated herringbone weave. It's designed in pure wool that's right for the season. This is a highly versitile piece that can be worn to work, afterwork, or as a cocktail dress. Refer to the earlier post titled: How To Dress Properly According To the Invitation for some ideas. Banana Republic offers this dress in sizes rangin from: 00-16. In regular sizes that's XS to XL. Click Here for size chart.

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Look Book: CR- Fall Into Winter

The Thanks Giving Holiday marks a lot of important annual milestones. It's the official start of the holiday season, Black Friday kicks off a shopping season that last through Christmas, and if you live here in NYC it's the unofficial start of winter. It seems that every year the weekend after thanksgiving brings extra blustery winds and a precipitous drop in temperature. Although we're still technically a month away from the official start of winter you wouldn't know it today. But that doesn't mean you have to lose your sense of style. Enter this look from Charlotte Russe that I'm calling "Fall Into Winter!"

The centerpiece of any good fall look is the coat or jacket. Layer up under this lightweight Double Breasted Wool Jacket featuring a wool twill fabric, fold over collar, double breasted buttons, two front pockets, buttoned long sleeve cuffs, and an interior lining for extra warmth. The color pictured is called Chocolate, but this jacket also comes in Ivory White and Wine Red. Sizes range from Small to Large. For some perspective on fit, note that size medium has a shoulder-to-bottom hem length of 24". Keeping with Charlotte Russe's consumer friendly pricing, this jacket sells for only $28.99 and does qualify for the Black Friday BOGO Sale.

Next you'll need something chic underneath the jacket. Adorable with skinny jeans or leggings, this Tie Knit Tunic features a cable knit fabric, hood with pom pom drawstring tie, and a waist tie. This Tunic is sleeveless so I recommend wearing a turtleneck or sweater underneath. sells this Tunic for $24.99 in sizes ranging from S to L. Size medium has a shoulder-to-bottom hem length of 33".

Leggings are all the rage right now, and I love them with this look. Layer or wear on its own, these 21" Seamless Leggings feature a stretchy knit fabric, seamless construction, and a ribbed waistband. The Inseam is 21" with a Rise of 7". They sell for $7.99 at Machine washable.

Tuck your leggings or bottoms into these Buckled Cowboy Boots featuring a distressed faux leather, buckled straps, round toe, stitching details, 2 1/2" faux wood chunky heel, and a lightly padded insole. 13" shaft height. Faux leather upper and rubber sole. offers these boots in Black and Brown for $42.99.

You can top off the look with an earmuff hat or a cabbie hat. Gloves and scarves are optional depending on the temperature. All of the items above qualify for the Buy 1 Get 1 50% Off sale currently going on at

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Willie D

Fashion Circle Sale Alert: CR BOGO 50% Off Thanksgiving Sale!!!

Right now and through Sunday – 11/29/09 11:59pm EST Click Here and take advantage of the Buy 1 Get 1 50% Off at To redeem Click Here and Buy one item and receive the discount on the second item of equal or lesser value. When adding multiple products of different prices to the same order, the discount is applied to the lowest priced qualifying item(s). Offer not valid on gift cards, shipping, gift wrap, or prior purchases. Offer limited to inventory on hand; no backorders will be taken at

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Coat Check: NY & Company Wool Blend Hooded Duffle Coat

This ultra sophisticated Wool Blend Hooded Duffle Coat from NY & Company is two looks in one. Wear it as pictured above or detach the faux fur trim hood for another take on a classic. Notable styling cues include club collar, Flap patch pockets, Front zip closure concealed by snap storm flap and toggle closures. This jacket is fully lined to provide maximum warmth. NY & Company offers this coat in 2 colors; Brown (Pictured above) and Black. Both are listed at $84.97 right now during the NY & Company 50% Off Everything Sale!!!

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Beauty Solutions: Phytobaume Detangling Conditioner

Phytobaume Detangling Conditioner for All Hair Types

Are you in the market for a new conditioner that will rid your hair of nasty dandruff while controling frizz, helping to detangle and repair damaged hair? If you are, I've got the perfect conditioner for you!

Phytobaume conditioner is an untangling balm for all hair types. The texture is creamy and light but hydrates very well. This conditioner works well on both the hair and scalp. It has a light fragrance and will leave your hair very shiny. The mallow extract softens and hydrates to leave hair tangle-free. Phytobaume conditioner is free of Parabens, Sulfates, Petro-Chemicals, and synthetic dyes and fragrances.

Packed with softening botanicals, this lightweight conditioner restructures the hair fiber and reduces static electricity. Hair immediately becomes easier to style and regains its shine and silky softness. Active Ingredients: Mallow extract hydrates and detangles. Hydrolyzed keratin restructures the hair fiber. Colza oil detangles and adds shine. Plus it won't weigh hair down and it'll eliminate static electricity - helping you avoid bad hair days.

Direction: Shake well. After shampoo, apply from roots to ends. Leave on for 2 to 3 minutes. Rinse thoroughly.

After application and drying you won't need to spend 20 minutes combing out the knots. Not only that but when doing price and product comparison at Salons verses purchasing this conditioner for only $22 at, Phytobaume conditioner will give you the most bang for your buck!

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