14 Sales to Shop This Holiday Weekend

While this weekend’s primary focus is, of course, on the service and sacrifice of sir Martin Luther King — there’s no denying that such holiday weekends come with a few fringe benefits, like shopping.

… Online. From bed.

At noon.

desk

Specifically, this marks the time of year when retailers are slashing prices on two key categories:

Workout gear — fitness brands like Athleta, Nike and Lululemon are taking advantage of our resolutions to lose weight, hit the gym and get fit by offering markdowns on lots of apparel and equipment. Nordstrom just added a lot of activewear to their sale section, too.

In addition, clothing retailers are clearing the racks of sweaters, coats and other cold-weather apparel to make room for spring and summer collections in February. (Yes, already!)

Here’s a few of my favorite sales (click the hotspots below to shop each item):

In addition, here’s a few more deals you don’t want to miss:

Happy shopping, sleeping (sans alarm clock), and all of those other good things. What’s on your agenda this weekend?

///

Outfit Outtakes, Vol. 5

The first few weeks of January typically entail one thing: Talk of the New Year and our hopeful self-improvements to follow.

HALLIE_0448

Let’s take a short recess, shall we?

While the Internet is hard at work on those resolutions, I’m going to share a handful of exceptionally embarrassing moments — all caught on-camera. (Thanks, Lydia.)

Consider me your moral compass — a keen example of what not to do — and this series as a method of helping you focus on sustained personal growth. And, I mean, don’t you just want to know what it is I’m looking at that garnered this horrified reaction?

With that, here’s the fifth installment in everyone’s favorite series, Outfit Outtakes.

Continue reading

Let’s Fall In Love

Yesterday morning over a cup of coffee (my third, admittedly), I was reading an essay on the New York Times about — get this — how to fall in love with anyone.

how to wear pink and red together

Yep, anyone… Supposedly.

The title piqued my interest — like I’m sure it has yours — as it sounds like a ridiculous recipe for modern love. But, of course, I had to know. Does it work?

Continue reading