Feb 272015

 Sale PSA: Nordstrom has a selection of classic Havianas slim flip flops, including in black and gold both well under $20 for a limited time. I’m also loving a few items on the J.Crew site, including its well loved curator pant in navy, now under $55 (but be careful because its final sale), and this beautiful laser cut pleated skirt and classic striped breton dress, both perfect for spring and 25% off. 

1. I adore Olympia Le-Tan and have always kept an eye out for her new clutch releases, half hoping that she will and won’t release my favorite titles, because then I’ll have a serious challenge to my wallet. Her bags are beautiful, but quite pricey and I rarely wear clutches. Still, I have a soft spot for her designs and of course love books.

I was thrilled when I heard she had done a collaboration with LeSportsac – and even happier when I saw these amazing book pouches, and found out that they were around $50 each (versus $2,000 for her clutches). And then was sad when I found out that they were completely sold out. I even called their hotline in the US, and checked in Japan. Nada.

Anyway…I just happened to be browsing Shopbop the other day and noticed that they had all three of the Olympia Le-Tan book pouches, newly in stock and available! I immediately ordered my two favorites – the black and red – and considered going back for the baby blue, but don’t want to be a hoarder. They arrived yesterday and I love them. I probably won’t use them as clutches, but at least one I’ll take with me as a travel pouch, and the other I’ve already put all of the little cards, letters, mementos I have from my husband. And I stack it on the end of my bookshelf..it makes me smile to see it, what a cool pouch!

I recommend these for any book lover or Olympia Le-Tan fan..and if you really like them, I’d pick them up sooner as I would think they would sell out from Shopbop soon.


2. Did you watch the Oscars? I haven’t in years but always still check for the dresses the next day. It’s gotten more boring though….I have to scroll through so many photos to find ones that I love. On that note, I thought I would share this great NY Times piece on the same topic – What Happened To Risk On The Red Carpet? Continue reading »

Feb 232015
The Backpack

Sale PSA: Anthropologie has an extra 25% off sale items, with code EXTRAEXTRA. My picks are this cozy cowlneck sweater from Moth, a marled moto jacket from Cloth & Stone, and a big embroidered scarf with tassels from Ash. Elsewhere, […]

Feb 202015
Weekend Update

Sale PSA: Nordstrom has a few pieces of fine jewelry on sale right now, including this great cuff from ALOR and some Bony Levy items at 60% off, one of my own favorite affordable and looks-more-expensive than it is winter […]

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