What to Wear for Valentine’s Day

In terms of style, Valentine’s Day outfits can easily go from cute to tacky. So, to help you avoid a fashion faux pas, we’re sharing 4 easy outfits that incorporate the festive feel without going over the top. From bold red dresses to delicate pink tops, these outfits will make getting dressed for any date a breeze.

Red Hot

Valentine's Day Outfits | Valentines Day outfits | Young Fabulous & Broke Eaton Maxi Dress; Topshop Faux leather Biker Jacket; Gorjana Mika Lariat Necklace; Sam Edelman Alton Sandals; MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton Small Messenger Bag

This outfit combines a romantic red dress and a cool leather jacket for an unexpected edgy feel. Complete the look with a mini shoulder bag and colorful, strappy heels.

Shop the Look: Young Fabulous & Broke Eaton Maxi Dress; Topshop Faux leather Biker Jacket; Gorjana Mika Lariat Necklace; Sam Edelman Alton Sandals; MICHAEL Michael Kors Hamilton Small Messenger Bag

Casual Cute

Valentine's Day Outfits | Valentines Day Outfits | Topshop Drape Front Pocket Blouse; AG The Legging Jeans; Adia Kibur Crystal & Imitation Pearl Stud; ZAC Zac Posen Quilted Embossed Eartha Mini Top Handle Bag; Alice + Olivia Makayla Lizard Pumps; Pamela Love Harvest Ring

Looking for a more casual outfit? This simple number teams classic skinny jeans with a draped white blouse for an understated, flirty appeal. Complete the look with neutral accessories and bright red pumps.

Shop the Look: Topshop Drape Front Pocket Blouse; AG The Legging Jeans; Adia Kibur Crystal & Imitation Pearl Stud; ZAC Zac Posen Quilted Embossed Eartha Mini Top Handle Bag; Alice + Olivia Makayla Lizard Pumps; Pamela Love Harvest Ring 

Flirty Femme

Valentine's Day Outfits | Valentines Day Outfits | Lee By Lee Angel Leila Necklace; David Lerner Lace Pencil Skirt; Rebecca Minkoff Heart Cross Body Bag; Topshop Satin V Cami; Alice + Olivia Makayla Suede Pumps

If you’re not a fan of bright reds and pinks, muted colors and lace are an excellent alternative. This outfit combines a lacey pencil skirt with a delicate tank for a sophisticated, sexy ensemble. Finish with a statement necklace and a festive heart shaped bag.

Shop the Look: Lee By Lee Angel Leila Necklace; David Lerner Lace Pencil Skirt; Rebecca Minkoff Heart Cross Body Bag; Topshop Satin V Cami; Alice + Olivia Makayla Suede Pumps

Pretty in Pink

Valentine's Day Outfits | Valentines Day Outfits | findersKEEPERS Mad House Bustier; Vince Cotton Flannel Cargo Joggers; Elizabeth and James Pendant Necklace; Via Spiga Carola Calf Hair Pointy Toe Pump; Rebecca Minkoff Leo Clutch

Beige pants and leopard print pumps balance out the bright pink colors in this look. Top it off with a delicate, draping necklace.

Shop the Look: findersKEEPERS Mad House Bustier; Vince Cotton Flannel Cargo Joggers; Elizabeth and James Pendant Necklace; Via Spiga Carola Calf Hair Pointy Toe Pump; Rebecca Minkoff Leo Clutch

Stocking Stuffers with Style

Not sure how to top off those stockings? Today we’re sharing some of our favorite picks of the season. From tech accessories to cozy winter gear, we’ve pulled 10 stylish options to suit the fashionista in your life.

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  1. Molami Bight Knotted Earbuds: These stylish gold-tone headphones feature EarClick technology, which secures each bud in two separate parts of the ear.
  2. Nordstrom Cable Knit Slippers: Who doesn’t love a cozy pair of slippers? This affordable pick features cushioned soles and cable-knits to complete any winter loungewear collection.
  3. Adia Kibur Delicate Ring Set: Why wear one when you can wear three? The ‘stacked rings’ trend keeps coming back, making this a sure-fire pleaser.
  4. Deborah Lippmann Jazz Standards Glam Rock Nail Color Duo: This Deborah Lippman gift set features two shimmering holiday nail colors packed into one standout case.
  5. GLAMSQUAD Gift Card: Give the gift of glam! Every woman loves to get celebrity treatment, and with GLAMSQUAD you can. Buy a gift card for your girlfriends or lady in your life so they can order professional hair and makeup services to their home or office.
  6. Urban Decay Naked2 Eye Shadow Palette: This Naked2 palette is a follow-up to Urban Decay’s best-selling Naked set. The palette features a dozen taupe and gray-beige neutrals as well as 5 exclusive new shades.
  7. Diane von Furstenberg Glitterati iPhone 5 Case: This hardshell case features subtle glitter and signature gold-tone lips for everyday glam.
  8. Furla Babylon 3 in 1 Cosmetic Case: Saffiano leather and a sweet pink/taupe color combo give these cosmetic cases an unexpected luxurious touch.
  9. BP Faux Fur Infinity Scarf: Faux fur packs both warm and style on this BP infinity scarf. Keep it casual with blouses and jeans or dress it up with a favorite little black dress.
  10. BaubleBar ‘Classic: Evening Bracelet Stack’ Bangle Gift Set: BaubleBar’s bracelet stack features a sparkling set of crystal and metal bangles in a festive case. Wear them together as a statement piece or sport them separately for a delicate touch of glam.

Top 10 Cyber Monday Deals

This year, you will not miss all the great Cyber Monday sales because of morning meetings, errands, or shuttling the kids around. Why? Because we’ve already searched the web for the best deals. From winter accessories to designer handbags, we’re sharing discounted pieces that are too good to pass up.

Cyber Monday Sales | Cyber Monday Deals | Best Cyber Monday Deals

  1. Ramy Brook Meryl Blouse Was $325, Now $260 (Up to 25% off orders with code GOBIG14 at checkout): The perfect party top for the holiday season. Play it up with a sleek pencil skirt or dress it down with skinny jeans and heels.
  2. Deux Lux Empress mini Cross Body Bag Was $115, Now $80.50 (Up to 25% off orders with code GOBIG14 at checkout): One can never have enough handbags. Team this seasonal pick with a little black dress for the perfect outfit topper.
  3. Heather Hawkins After Midnight Necklace Was $215, Now $107.50 (Up to 25% off orders with code GOBIG14 at checkout)Add some flare to everyday blouses with this double-strand necklace from Heather Hawkins.
  4. Oscar de la Renta Gold-Plated Crystal Earrings Was $390, Now $234Bold crystal earrings are an easy way to bring that necessary sparkle to outfits this season. Make them pop with a sleek updo.
  5. Steven by Steve Madden Sleeekkk Boots Was $259, Now $149 (Take extra 40% off sale items with code CYBERSALE at checkout): Knee high boots are both stylish and warm during the colder months. Team this versatile grey pair with anything from denim jeans to dresses.
  6. Zella Live In Heartbeat Run Tights Was $64, Now $38.40: Make a stylish statement at the gym with these printed workout pants from Zella. They feature discrete mesh accents that ensure a cool, comfortable workout.
  7. DL1961 Florence Insta Sculpt Jeans Was $178.00, Now $104.99 (Take extra 40% off sale items with code CYBERSALE at checkout): Coated denim is a cool weather staple. Bring edgy contrast to this pair with soft knits and booties.
  8. Alice + Olivia Dolan Buckle Booties Was $495, Now $247.50Heeled ankle booties to dress up any outfit! Team them with casual denim and a cropped jacket for an effortlessly chic ensemble.
  9. Jimmy Choo Small Anabel Leather Crossbody Bag Was $1225, Now $796.25: You can’t go wrong with Jimmy Choo. This splurge-worthy crossbody bag is timeless with its rich, warm hue and minimalist design.
  10. Tinley Road Faux Fur Infinity Scarf Was $75, Now $44.97 (Take extra 40% off sale items with code CYBERSALE at checkout)Deep blue fur will bring instant glam to any look. Pair it with a classic winter coat or dress up casual knits.

 

Trend Report: Holiday Party Dresses

Tis the season for holiday parties and sparkling dresses. However, it is also the season of last-minute gift shopping and family get-togethers. What does this mean? The search for that perfect party dress often gets put on the back burner. That’s why we’re here. Today we’ve pulled some of our favorite party dresses to suit ANY style. From feminine lace to edgy metallics, these dresses are sure to make a stylish statement.

Luxe Accents

Holiday Party Dresses | Holiday Party Dresses | Whiting & Davis Chain Fringe Clutch; Alice + Olivia Frieda Embellished Dress; Samantha Wills Out of the Dark Earrings; Alice + Olivia Dita Ankle Strap Pumps; BP. Oversized Faux Fur Collar

Semi-sheer details and embellished sleeves bring understated glamour to this mini dress. Pair it with a bold metal clutch, metallic shoes, and fur accents.

Shop the Look: Whiting & Davis Chain Fringe Clutch; Alice + Olivia Frieda Embellished Dress; Samantha Wills Out of the Dark Earrings; Alice + Olivia Dita Ankle Strap Pumps; BP. Oversized Faux Fur Collar

Little Black Dress

Holiday Party Dresses | Holiday Party Outfits | Michael Kors Pave & Baguette Barrel Ring; A.L.C. Tolan Dress; Lauren Merkin Handbags Snake Embossed Tatum Clutch; L.A.M.B. Walcot Cage Sandals; Samantha Wills Moments by the Moonlight Collar

A draped skirt and long sleeves make this modern number a must-have for the season. Team it with gold accessories, strappy heels, and a berry clutch.

Shop the Look: Michael Kors Pave & Baguette Barrel Ring; A.L.C. Tolan Dress; Lauren Merkin Handbags Snake Embossed Tatum Clutch; L.A.M.B. Walcot Cage Sandals; Samantha Wills Moments by the Moonlight Collar

Feminine Lace

Holiday Party Outfits | Holiday Party Dresses | Diane von Furstenberg 440 Lizard Embossed Leather Envelope Clutch; Whistles Winona Allover Lace Dress; Kristen Elspeth Bar Earrings; Marc by Marc Jacobs Large Bow Tie Bracelet; Ivanka Trump Camela T-Strap Calf Hair Pump

Flirty lace and a bouncy skirt bring playfulness to this party dress. Add an extra touch of flare with cheetah print heels and a bow tie bracelet.

Shop the Look: Diane von Furstenberg 440 Lizard Embossed Leather Envelope Clutch; Whistles Winona Allover Lace Dress; Kristen Elspeth Bar Earrings; Marc by Marc Jacobs Large Bow Tie Bracelet; Ivanka Trump Camela T-Strap Calf Hair Pump

Lady in Red

Holiday Party Dresses | Holiday Party Outfits | Free People Liquid Shine Mini Dress; Deepa Gurnani Sunburst Earrings; Pour La Victoire Soiree Cross Body Bag; MICHAEL Michael Kors Mavis Sandal

Sequin dresses are a holiday season staple. Balance this bold dress with understated sandals, dangling earrings, and a classic black shoulder bag.

Shop the Look: Free People Liquid Shine Mini Dress; Deepa Gurnani Sunburst Earrings; Pour La Victoire Soiree Cross Body Bag; MICHAEL Michael Kors Mavis Sandal

Metallic Number

Holiday Party Dresses | Holiday party outfits | Topshop Faux Leather Biker Jacket; Pim + Larkin Metallic Dress; Shay Accessories Crystal Drop Earrings; Rebecca Minkoff Mini Love Cross Body Bag; Joie Shari Open Toe Boot

Festive metallic combines with edgy leather on this party outfit. Complete the look with sky-high booties and crystal drop earrings.

Shop the Look: Topshop Faux Leather Biker Jacket; Pim + Larkin Metallic Dress; Shay Accessories Crystal Drop Earrings; Rebecca Minkoff Mini Love Cross Body Bag; Joie Shari Open Toe Boot

5 Do-it-Yourself Halloween Costumes for the Fashionista

Hate spending money on Halloween costumes that you’re never going to wear again? We do too! Fortunately, this year you don’t have to. Get shopping now with our combination of this season’s biggest fashion trends and popular costume ideas to create outfits you can wear long after Halloween has come and gone!! 

The Trend: Military | The Costume: Army Girl

DIY Halloween Costumes | DIY Army girl costume | Splendid 1.1 Tank Top; Frye Valerie Lace Up Shearling Boots; Ombre Couture Cream Eyeshadow; Topshop Boris Bomber Jacket; Etienne Marcel Camo Zip Jeans

Army green and cool camo combine for an easy, stylish military look. Complete the look with an on-trend bomber jacket and cozy shearling boots that you’ll wear all winter long.

Shop the Look: Splendid 1.1 Tank Top; Frye Valerie Lace Up Shearling Boots; Ombre Couture Cream Eyeshadow; Topshop Boris Bomber Jacket; Etienne Marcel Camo Zip Jeans

The Trend: Leopard Print | The Costume: Jungle Cat 

DIY Halloween Costumes | DIY Leopard Costume | Topshop Lace Cat Headband; Blank Denim Vegan Pull On Leggings; Kate Spade New York Lottie Pump; 9seed Formentera Cover Up Top; Formula X Transformers Top Coats; Carolina Amato Fingerless Moto Gloves

Leopard is the print of the season. This costume combines a versatile sheer blouse with edgy leather pieces and metallic accents. Top it off with a lace cat headband for a flirty feline look.

Shop the Look: Topshop Lace Cat Headband; Blank Denim Vegan Pull On Leggings; Kate Spade New York Lottie Pump; 9seed Formentera Cover Up Top; Formula X Transformers Top Coats; Carolina Amato Fingerless Moto Gloves

The Trend: Plaid | The Costume: Punk Rock Chick

DIY Halloween Costumes | Eugenia Kim Marina Hat; Lovers + Friends New York Miniskirt; James Perse Brushed Jersey Long Tank; BB Dakota Rosanna Jacket; Joie Ashbury Combat Boots | Punk Fashion Costume

Plaid returns every fall, making this jacket a stylish investment. Team it with combat boots, a black mini, and a chained hat for that necessary punch of edge.

Shop the Look: Eugenia Kim Marina HatLovers + Friends New York MiniskirtJames Perse Brushed Jersey Long Tank; BB Dakota Rosanna JacketJoie Ashbury Combat Boots

The Trend: Statement Jewelry | The Costume: Cleopatra

DIY Halloween Costume | DIY Cleopatra Costume | Alice + Olivia Back Twist Keyhole Dress; Nocturne Stowe Necklace; Maria Black Theo Finger Bracelet; 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil; Glint Medallion Beaded Stretch Belt; Sam Edelman Perth Sandal

A versatile white dress combines with bold, gold accessories for a fashion-forward costume you’ll wear time and time again. Complete the look with gold eyeliner and metallic heels.

Shop the Look: Alice + Olivia Back Twist Keyhole Dress; Nocturne Stowe Necklace; Maria Black Theo Finger Bracelet; 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil; Glint Medallion Beaded Stretch Belt; Sam Edelman Perth Sandal 

The Trend: Leather | The Costume: Sandy from Grease

DIY Halloween Costume | DIY Sandy from Grease Costume | Shakuhachi X Front Crop Top; Blank Denim High Rise Vegan Leather Skinny Pants; Jeffrey Campbell Fuego Suede Pumps; B-Low The Belt Fortune Knots Belt; Drybar The 3-Day Bender Curling Iron; Paul Mitchell ExtraBody Thicken Up Styling Liquid

Sandy Olson is a Halloween favorite. This look combines edgy, faux-leather pants and a crop top for a modern take on the classic costume. Finish off with bright red pumps and voluminous hair.

Shop the Look: Shakuhachi X Front Crop Top; Blank Denim High Rise Vegan Leather Skinny Pants; Jeffrey Campbell Fuego Suede Pumps; B-Low The Belt Fortune Knots Belt; Drybar The 3-Day Bender Curling Iron; Paul Mitchell ExtraBody Thicken Up Styling Liquid

 

Easy Passover Recipes: 3 Fun Ways to Use Matzo

While matzo might not be the first food you think of when it comes to flavor- these recipes are here to prove you wrong. Passover is just a few days away and we’re sharing flavor packed dishes that you’ll want to make time and time again. Check out our tastiest matzo-based dishes and enjoy!

Passover Recipes: Apple-Matzoh Kugel

TopShelf Clothes | Easy Passover Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 4 large apples, Granny Smith or any tart apple, cored and cut into medium dice
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 6 plain matzohs
  • 8 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup (8 tablespoons) butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 cup golden raisins
  • 1 cup dried apricots, medium, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons butter or margarine, cut into small pieces, for casserole topping

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Toss the apples with the brown sugar and orange juice, set aside in a medium bowl.
  3. Break matzoh into 2- to 3-inch pieces and soak in 1 cup of warm water until soft but not mushy. Set aside.
  4. While the matzoh soaks, beat eggs with a wire whisk in a large bowl until blended. Add salt, sugar, cinnamon, melted butter, raisins, & apricots.
  5. Squeeze the liquid from the softened matzoh and add the matzoh to the egg mixture with the apples. Stir the kugel well and pour into a lightly greased 2 ½ -quart casserole dish or a 10×14-inch pan. Dot the top of the kugel with the 4 tablespoons of butter.
  6. Bake the kugel for 1 hour. Cover the top with foil if the top begins to become too brown early in the baking. Remove the kugel from the oven and cool to room temperature.

TopShelf Clothes | Easy Passover Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 3 tomatoes, cut in half and seeds and juice removed
  • 2 matzo, ground well to resemble crumbs (In food processor if possible)
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon Herbes de Provence
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Salt & Pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for drizzling
  • Parsley (for garnish)

Directions:

  1. Sprinkle salt onto tomato halves. Drizzle a shallow baking sheet with olive oil and place tomatoes atop.
  2. In a bowl, add ground Matzo and 1 Tb of water to moisten. Stir to incorporate.
  3. Add herbes de provence, Parmesan cheese, garlic and salt & pepper to matzo. Mix well.
  4. Stuff each tomato with matzo mixture, gently pressing down on the topping to get the filling into the tomato cups.
  5. Place on roasting dish and drizzle with additional olive oil on top. Bake at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 15 minutes or until tomatoes begin to blister and topping begins to brown.
  6. When done, allow to cool and garnish with fresh parsley
Passover Recipes: Matzo-crusted Chicken
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TopShelf Clothes | Easy Passover Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1 large egg
  • 8 unsalted matzos, crushed (about 3 cups)
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • Safflower oil, for frying
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken cutlets (4 to 5 ounces each), 1/2 inch thick
  • 4 lemon wedges, for serving

Instructions:

  1. Beat egg in a shallow dish. Mix crushed matzos, salt, and pepper in another shallow dish. Heat 1/2 inch of oil in a large cast-iron skillet until it registers 375 degrees on a deep-fry thermometer.
  2. Working with 1 at a time, dip cutlets into egg, then into matzo, pressing to adhere and coating both sides. Place 2 cutlets in skillet, and cook until golden brown, about 2 minutes per side. Transfer to paper towels. Repeat with remaining 2 cutlets. Serve immediately with lemon wedges.

Four Festive St. Patrick’s Day Recipes to Try This Weekend

From traditional Irish soda bread to festive shamrock chips, we’re sharing four festive recipes to dish up this St. Patrick’s Day. 

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes: Shamrock Chips

TopShelf Clothes | St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Ingredients:

  • Spinach Tortilla Wraps
  • Cooking Spray
  • Salt to Taste
Instructions:
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  1. With shamrock cookie cutter, cut out as many shamrocks as possible from tortillas (about 7 shamrocks)
  2. Place on baking sheet. Spray shamrocks with cooking oil. Sprinkle with salt. Bake at 375 degrees for 7 – 10 minutes. Check often, they burn quickly.
  3. Serve with your favorite dip!

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes: Lucky Spinach Quiche

TopShelf Clothes | St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 10 oz frozen spinach, thawed and drained 
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup half-and-half (or milk or cream)
  • 1/2 cup grated gruyere or cheddar 
  • 1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 3 oz. cream cheese, room temperature 
  • 1/2 cup diced onion (white, red, or green onions)
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 recipe pâte brisée (recipe below)

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 425ºF. 
  2. Mix cream cheese and eggs, adding one at a time. Mix in the half-and-half, salt, & pepper. Then add the rest of the ingredients: spinach, gruyere, parmesan, and onions. Mix. 
  3. Shape crust in either of these two methods. Fill crust with mixture and place the aluminum tins on a baking sheet. Bake for about 20 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Carefully remove quiches from aluminum tins, line the baking sheet with parchment paper, and place quiches on the lined sheet. Place quiches back in oven for 5-10 minutes until the crust crisps. Let cool for 10 minutes, then serve. 
  5. Makes 3 quiches or 12 mini quiches

Making the crust from scratch? Get the recipe.

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes: The Best Irish Soda Bread

TopShelf Clothes | St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, cut into small pieces, plus more for pan
  • 3 tablespoons rolled oats
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for pan
  • 1 cup unprocessed wheat bran flakes
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups sour cream (16 ounces)
  • 1/2 cup sugar, plus more for sprinkling
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil
  • 3 large eggs, lightly beaten

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350, butter two 9 x 5 inch loaf pans, and then dust with flour, tapping out excess
  2. Sprinkle bottom of pans with 1.5 tablespoons oats
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, bran flakes, baking powder, baking soda & salt
  4. In another bowl, whisk together sour cream, sugar, oil, and eggs
  5. Fold sour cream mixture into flour mixture until just combined.Divide batter evenly between prepared pans.
  6. Top each loaf with remaining 1.5 tablespoons oats, dot with butter, and sprinkle with sugar.
  7. Bake until golden (about 40 minute). Let cool completely in pans.

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes:  Festive Cheesecake Bars

TopShelf Clothes | St. Patrick's Day Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate wafer cookie crumbs (about 30 cookies)
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Peppermint Extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon Green Food Color
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 ounces semisweet baking chocolate, melted

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Mix cookie crumbs and butter. Press firmly onto bottom of foil-lined 9-inch square baking pan. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. Beat cream cheese & sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until well blended. 
  4. Add sour cream and peppermint extract; mix well. Add eggs, one at a time, beating on low speed after each addition just until blended. 
  5. Pour 1/2 of the batter over crust. Tint remaining batter green with food color. Pour over batter in pan.
  6. Bake 25-30 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool completely on wire rack.
  7. Refrigerate 4 hours or overnight. Lift out of pan onto cutting board. Cut into bars. Drizzle bars with melted chocolate.

Weekend Roundup: Valentine’s Day Inspiration!

Valentine’s Day will be here before you know it. Are you ready? We have amazing gifts for your loved ones, flirty date night outfits, and a little celebrity inspiration to help you ace date night.

Last Week’s Snapshot:

TopShelf Clothes | Valentine's Day Inspiration

Monday’s Muse: Lauren Bush Lauren

As CEO, Creative Director & Co-Founder of FEED, Lauren Bush Lauren seamlessly combines design and philanthropy. Get her look. 

Tuesday’s Treasures: Not Your Standard Box of Chocolates and Flowers

In need of some Valentine’s Day inspiration? Don’t be predictable with a box of chocolates and flowers. Shop our top rated gifts for all of your loved ones. 

Wednesday Style File: Ace Your Date

Don’t let what you wear be the source of your date night stress. Shop TopShelf stylist Aubrie’s top picks for date night outfits.

Thursday Celeb Style: Red Carpet Trends at the 2014 Grammy Awards

Grammy Awards fashion did not disappoint. See why Ciara, Rita Ora, Anna Kendrick, Chrissy Teigen, Miranda Lambert & Alicia Keys top our best dressed list.

Friday Lifestyles: The Best Red Lipsticks for Your Skin Tone

Be that lady in red this Valentine’s Day, and we’re not talking about clothing. Find the PERFECT red lipstick for your skin tone.


Top Valentine’s Day Gifts: Not Your Standard Box of Chocolates & Roses

Although we love our classic flowers and chocolate for Valentine’s Day, it’s nice to put a little extra thought into gifts for ALL your loved ones. Flowers wilt, and chocolates are eaten, but wouldn’t be nice to give your loved ones a gift to put a smile on their faces after February 14th has come and gone? From your boyfriend to your bestie, we’ve rounded up top rated Valentine’s Day gifts that are sure to please.

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her:

TopShelf Clothes | Valentine's Day Gifts

  1. Adia Kibur Classic Gemstone Necklace: Adia Kibur’s gemstone necklace makes an elegant, romantic statement with its colorful red crystals and gold-tone chain.
  2. Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Valentine’s Day Set: This top-selling scent features perfume, body cream, and shower gel in a neat little Valentine’s Day package. 
  3. B Brian Atwood Crossbody Ava Box Tote: A classic structure with metal accents make this modern bag a timeless addition to your lady’s closet.

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him:

TopShelf Clothes | Valentine's Day Gifts

  1. Armani Exchange Sport Three Eye Chronograph Watch: This red watch remains versatile with its black face and sporty, sleek design.
  2. The Art of Shaving The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave Lavender Kit: This gift set guarantees optimal shaving results for your man. The set includes pre-shave oil, shaving cream, pure badger saving brush and after-shave balm.
  3. Jack Spade Tech Oxford Slim Brief: Slim, casual brief with an internal laptop compartment is complete with water resistant materials and a stylish nylon/leather façade.

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Kids:

TopShelf Clothes | Valentine's Day Gifts

  1. Hunter Girls’ First Boots: Cute little rain boots from one of our favorite brands. Fill these with candy and other treats for an extra sweet gift.
  2. Books to Bed Infant’s Three-piece Goodnight Moon PJ & Book Set: A classic bedtime story paired with cozy, matching pajamas for your little ones.
  3. Dylan’s Candy Bar Valentine’s Day Tackle Box: A festive display of everyone’s favorite candies, a perfect topper to any gift!

9 Statement Accessories to Complete Your New Year’s Eve Outfit

You don’t have to acquire a new dress to sparkle this holiday season. Accessories can be just as effective. Today we are sharing a few of our go-to pieces for last minute styling. From sparkling clutches to statement jewelry, these stylist picks will bring the ‘wow factor’ to any event you attend this season.

Statement Accessories: Bold Jewelry

TopShelf Clothes | Statement Accessories

  1. Juicy Couture Oversized Gemstone Drama Necklace: Whether you are looking to dress up a basic top or dress, this bib necklace will do the trick. Compliment it with shimmering eye shadow to put all eyes on you.
  2. Deepa Gurnani Floral Crystal Earrings: Necklaces aren’t your thing? Statement earrings can pack just as big of a punch. Pair these earrings with a white or gold NYE outfit for a chic, contemporary look.
  3. Nocturne Dony Necklace: Make a modern statement by topping off any high-neckline dress or top with this sparkling collar necklace.

Statement Accessories: Clutches

TopShelf Clothes | Statement Accessories

  1. Kate Spade New York Emanuelle Clutch: Carry all of your New Year’s Eve essentials in this large sequin clutch. Its mix of silver, black, and gold will match just about any color you decide to wear!
  2. Natasha Couture Crystal Caged Floral Clutch: Crystal embellishments are a great alternative to NYE sequins. Highlight this clutch with matching earrings.
  3. Glint Glimmer Resin Clutch: This clutch features glitter-infused resin for an understated, glamorous accessory. Make it pop with gold bangles and matching heels.

Statement Accessories: Miscellaneous Necessities

TopShelf Clothes | Statement Accessories

  1. Marie Hayden Beaded Headband: Skip the hair products and add an accessory. This jewel-encrusted headband adds instant flare without the time commitment.
  2. B-Low The Belt Raven Belt: Sticking to a little black dress for the holidays? Try spicing it up with a gold accent belt for a festive (and flattering) waist detail.
  3. Eliza J Faux Fur Capulet: Stay cozy on New Year’s Eve with this faux fur capulet. Its neutral color will compliment anything from sparkling metallics to basic black, while adding a luxe touch to your outfit.