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.

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  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.

 

Designer Spotlight: Nike

Nike is no stranger to the fitness apparel game with its innovative footwear and weather technology. However, now they are taking on high fashion with supermodel Karlie Kloss as the face of their newest collection. Looking cute while sweating it out just got easier.

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As a former ballerina, Karlie Kloss is a long-time advocate for staying fit and healthy. So Nike’s decision to use the athletically conscious model is no surprise. What’s different with Nike’s latest endeavor? Nike has teamed up with designer Pedro Lourenco to create a new women’s training collection. The line, which releases November 13th, promises to suffice the growing desire for luxury sportswear as it brings modern styles to fit gear. Typical of Nike’s fashion-meets-function style, the 9-piece capsule collection features chic outerwear with zipped pockets, lightweight materials, and a feminine look. Nike has also revamped older trends such as 60’s era neoprene into modern sportswear through its signature Dri-FIT fabric. Intrigued? While we wait for the launch of Nike’s latest line, we’ve decided to highlight some of our favorite pieces that are available to shop now.

The Circuit Trainer

Circuit Trainer | Nike Outfits | Cute Workout Clothes | Nike Swoosh Out All Time Hoodie; Nike Legend 2.0 Print Tight Fit Poly Pants; Nike Pro Tank; Nike Free 5.0 TR Fit 4 Training Shoe; Nike Speed Rope 2.0

Best-selling pants and neon accents bring playfulness to this training look. Complete the outfit with stylish, flexible sneakers and a lightweight sweatshirt.

Shop the Look: Nike Swoosh Out All Time Hoodie; Nike Legend 2.0 Print Tight Fit Poly Pants; Nike Pro Tank; Nike Free 5.0 TR Fit 4 Training Shoe; Nike Speed Rope 2.0 

The Outdoorsy Girl

Cute Workout Clothes | Nike Outfits | Nike Pro Hyperwarm Hoodie; Nike Pro Hyperwarm Mezzo Waistband Tights; Nike iPhone 5 Diamond Arm Band; Nike Air Pegasus 31 Running Shoe; Nike AOP Legend Tank

Nike’s hyperwarm fabric combines heat technology with a sleek, feminine fit. Team this pant/hoodie duo with colorful sneakers and a bright armband for a hands-free sweat session.

Shop the Look: Nike Pro Hyperwarm Hoodie; Nike Pro Hyperwarm Mezzo Waistband Tights; Nike iPhone 5 Diamond Arm Band; Nike Air Pegasus 31 Running Shoe; Nike AOP Legend Tank

The Yogi

Cute Workout Clothes | Nike Outfits | Nike Flow Tank; Nike Dri-FIT Knit Pants; Nike Performance Graphic Yoga Mat; Nike Studio Wrap Shoes; Nike Pro Classic Bra

Soft, seamless pants with Dri-FIT technology promise all day comfort. Pair them with studio shoes and a cute, colorful mat for an easy yoga outfit.

Shop the Look: Nike Flow Tank; Nike Dri-FIT Knit Pants; Nike Performance Graphic Yoga Mat; Nike Studio Wrap Shoes; Nike Pro Classic Bra

The Runner

Cute Workout Clothes | Nike Outfits | Nike Pro Core Bra; Nike Dri-FIT Racer Crop; Nike Flow Tank; Nike Tech Fleece Funnel Po Hoodie; Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit

Top-rated running sneakers, breathable pants, and a lightweight tank combine on this runner’s outfit. Top it off with a cozy hoodie for those extra cool mornings.

Shop the Look: Nike Pro Core Bra; Nike Dri-FIT Racer Crop; Nike Flow Tank; Nike Tech Fleece Funnel Po Hoodie; Nike Free 4.0 Flyknit

Trend Report: Leopard Print

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Animal prints may seem intimidating; however, it is our firm belief that any woman can pull it off. Leopard prints are surprisingly neutral and extremely versatile. From clutches to coats, animal prints are THE must-have statement item for any modern woman. See how you can pull off the exotic print.

Edgy Chic: 

leopard clothing |Juicy Couture Uptown Leopard Print Moto Jacket; 3.1 Phillip Lim Polarized Classic Sunglasses; Eileen Fisher Merino Jersey Ballet Neck Tunic; Topshop Faux Leather Trousers; Madewell Mini Transport Tote; BCBGeneration Jezebelle Pointy Toe Cutout Bootie

Leather trousers and a leopard moto jacket bring instant cool to this fall outfit. Complete the look with navy knits and sleek, black accessories.

Shop the Look: Juicy Couture Uptown Leopard Print Moto Jacket; 3.1 Phillip Lim Polarized Classic Sunglasses; Eileen Fisher Merino Jersey Ballet Neck Tunic; Topshop Faux Leather Trousers; Madewell Mini Transport Tote; BCBGeneration Jezebelle Pointy Toe Cutout Bootie

Neutral Palette:

leopard clothing | Cleobella Chandi Wristlet; Manolo Blahnik BB Pointy Toe Pump; Kate Spade New York Lottie Pump; Bop Basics Roxboro Cashmere Sweater; Target Clipspot Blouse; AG Adriano Goldschmied Ankle Legging Jeans; Kate Spade New York Gramercy Watch

Understated neutrals and classic skinny jeans make this look both timeless and effortless. Finish with a printed clutch and delicate polka dot blouse for a touch of femininity.

Shop the Look: Cleobella Chandi Wristlet; Manolo Blahnik BB Pointy Toe Pump; Kate Spade New York Lottie Pump (cheaper shoe option); Bop Basics Roxboro Cashmere Sweater; Target Clipspot Blouse; AG Adriano Goldschmied Ankle Legging Jeans; Kate Spade New York Gramercy Watch

Pattern Play:

leopard  outfits | Butterfly Twists Leah Foldable ballet Flat; Halogen Zip Detail Leather Moto Jacket; CJ by Cookie Johnson Peace Stretch Moto Skinny Jeans; Ray-Ban Classic Wayfarer 50mm Polarized Sunglasses; Rebecca Minkoff Quilted Mini Affair Bag; Joseph Long Sleeve Sailor Tee

Mix patterns and prints this fall for an unexpected dash of cool. This look mixes stripes and leopard with leather accents. Complete the outfit with comfortable cargo jeans and shades. 

Shop the Look: Butterfly Twists Leah Foldable ballet Flat; Halogen Zip Detail Leather Moto Jacket; CJ by Cookie Johnson Peace Stretch Moto Skinny Jeans; Ray-Ban Classic Wayfarer 50mm Polarized Sunglasses; Rebecca Minkoff Quilted Mini Affair Bag; Joseph Long Sleeve Sailor Tee

Statement Pants:

leopard  clothing | Shop the Look: Tildon Buckle Panama Hat; Ellen Tracy Genuine Fox Fur Trim Belted Coat; Tory Burch Robinson Double Zip Tote; Kate Spade New York Broome Street Leopard Print Jeans; Kate Spade New York Licorice Too Pump; Equipment Brett Shirt

Statement pants are made office appropriate with these classic pumps, button down, and tote. Pair them with an on-trend hat and long coat for a street chic look.

Shop the Look: Tildon Buckle Panama Hat; Ellen Tracy Genuine Fox Fur Trim Belted Coat; Tory Burch Robinson Double Zip Tote; Kate Spade New York Broome Street Leopard Print Jeans; Kate Spade New York Licorice Too Pump; Equipment Brett Shirt

Pop of Color:

leopard clothing | Vince Camuto Leopard Print Silk Scarf; Topshop Maisie Top Coat; Brahmin Elisa Handbag; Wit & Wisdom Stretch Skinny Jeans; Miz Mooz Capulet Leather Bootie; Pleione Mixed Media Shirt

A printed scarf is an easy way to work the leopard trend into your daily style. Team it with go-to black jeans, booties, and a timeless coat. Finish off with a bright blouse for an unexpected pop of color.

Shop the Look: Vince Camuto Leopard Print Silk Scarf; Topshop Maisie Top Coat; Brahmin Elisa Handbag; Wit & Wisdom Stretch Skinny Jeans; Miz Mooz Capulet Leather Bootie; Pleione Mixed Media Shirt

Designer Spotlight: Altuzarra for Target

Target is no stranger to designer collaborations and this season is no different. Yesterday the popular discount retailer launched its latest partnership with CFDA Women’s Designer of the Year winner, Joseph Altuzzara. We have to say, the collection is nothing short of stunning.

Designer Spotlight | Altuzarra for Target

Altuzzara for Target is made up of 50 pieces, ranging from $18-$90. The line is sexy, sophisticated, and so perfect for a fall work wardrobe that we can’t help but share it. In the words of Altuzzara himself, “When designing for this collection and for my own collections, we always have the Altuzarra woman in mind- a woman who is sophisticated, confident and not afraid to express herself with fashion.” (Forbes) The target collection does just that. Typical of Altuzzara’s signature style, the new collection incorporates his global edge with bohemian accents, tailored clothing, and exotic prints. Each piece is subtly seductive, body conscious, and suitable for a wide range of ages. Pencil skirts are constructed in everything from classic blacks to bold snake prints, there are unexpected red velvet tuxedo suits, and he’s even included outfit toppers such as waist-cinching belts and luxe scarves.

The best part about Altuzarra for Target?

When worn alone, each piece makes a subtle statement that can easily fit into one’s already existing wardrobe. When worn as a collection however, each look is modern, sophisticated, and demands attention. Looking to bring edgy elegance to your wardrobe this fall? We’ve pulled some of our favorites. 

Altuzarra for Target | Shop the Collection

Shop (from left to right): 1. Button Down Dress; 2. Ankle Strap Pump; 3. Sheer Swiss Dot Bow Blouse; 4. Sheer Swiss Dot Scarf; 5. Python Bow Blouse; 6. Tailored Dress with Crane Embroidery; 7. Faux Croc Belt in Black; 8. Trench Coat with Back Detail; 9. Velvet Tuxedo Ankle Pants; 10. Velvet Blazer in Ruby Hill; 11. Faux Croc Belt in Brown; 12. Python Sheer Peasant Blouse in Emerald; 13. Ankle Boots in Black

Trend Report: 5 Ways to Wear Lace

Lace is one of this year’s go-to fabrics with its ability to be anything from discretely sexy to over-the-top glam. Not sure how to pull off the flirty trend? We’re sharing 5 options that can be worn to anything from casual office days to dates with your significant other. 

5 Ways to Wear Lace:

Lace Tops & Bottoms | White Lace Dress, Topshop lace romper, kate spade lace flats, Equipment lace top, white lace skirt

  1. BB Dakota Devera Lace Inset Chiffon Shift Dress: Baroque inspired lace details the sleeves and neck of this white shift dress. Keep it casual with nude ballet flats or dress it up with strappy-heeled sandals.
  2. Topshop Lace Trim Romper: If you’re looking for just a touch of lace, this Topshop romper is for you. Eyelash lace softens the look of this tailored piece for the perfect dash of femininity. Wear yours with black sandals and long earrings.
  3. Kate Spade New York Banner Leather & Lace Ballet Flats: If lace clothing isn’t your thing, try a pair of shoes. Kate Spade gives classic ballet flats a glamorous update with sheer fabric and a neat little bow. Take them to dinner with skinny jeans and a flowing blouse.
  4. Equipment Reagan Lace Top: Lace tops to the office? No problem. This Equipment blouse gives off the flirty femme feel without revealing too much. Wear it with fitted trousers and flats for the perfect ‘Casual Friday’ look.
  5. Endless Rose Pencil Skirt: Date night done right! Metallic beads accent this lace skirt while a sheer panel at the hem shows a little leg. Team it with anything from a solid tank to a matching lace top.

Shop it Now: Eco-friendly Fashion

Eco-friendly fashion has become a trend in the past few years with everyone from department stores to high-end brands giving it a go. So what does “eco fashion” really mean? From innovative recycled materials to vegan leather, designers are offering cruelty free products for their shoppers. They are also developing new ways to repurpose old materials, thereby minimizing waste. See how Clare Vivier, Stella McCartney, and Coclico are doing their part to transform eco-friendly fashion.

The Best Eco-Friendly Fashion: Recycled Leather Goods

Locally made in LA, Clare Vivier uses sustainable and eco-friendly design practices for the company’s leather goods. Constructed from recycled leather, Clare Vivier’s line of leather goods features chic, minimalist designs with a modern spin.

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Shop: Clare V. Madeleine Petit Tote; Clare V. Foldover Clutch; Clare V. Weekender Bag

The Best Eco-Friendly Fashion: High-end Sustainability

Stella McCartney’s line is not only vegan and cruelty free, but she also has developed a sustainable fabric technology. McCartney’s shoes and accessories even use sustainable wood, which also makes up the floors in her stores. (stellamccartney.com)

TopShelf Clothes | Eco-friendly Fashion

Shop: Stella McCartney Tortoise Half Cat Eye Sunglasses; Stella McCartney Distressed Skinny Jeans; Stella McCartney Removable-Cuff Flat Chain Sandal

The Best Eco-Friendly Fashion: Friendly Footwear

NYC-based company, Coclico, offers just about any kind of footwear from flats to heels. With its factory located in Majorca, Spain, all leather is sourced from local tanneries, and shoes are constructed of eco-friendly materials such as Spanish pine and recycled cork.

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Shop: Coclico Cersei Chunky Leather Sandal; Coclico Leather Ankle Bootie; Coclico Jaquen Leather Slingback Wedge

Nude Heels for Every Price Range

Nude shoes are timeless, help lengthen your legs, and match just about everything. What’s not to love? After receiving many shoe requests from our TopShelf clients, we’ve decided to highlight some of our favorite nude heels of the season. From classic pumps to casual wedges, see how you can incorporate the popular shoe trend into your everyday wardrobe.

Nude Heels Under $150

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  1. Sam Edelman Addie Ankle Strap Sandals: A high heel and thick ankle strap make these sandals perfect for a mini dress or skirt.
  2. Nine West Tixilated Light Natural Leather Pump: A classic pump gets a cool update with this strappy design. Team them with cropped trousers.
  3. MICHAEL Michael Kors Open Toe Platform Wedge Sandals: A casual wedge is essential for summer outings. Wear this pair with anything from sundresses to boyfriend jeans.

Nude Heels $150-$300

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  1. MICHAEL Michael Kors Maddie Studded Leather Sandals: Gold studs bring a touch of edginess to these heels. Take them to work with straight leg pants and a refined blouse. 
  2. Charles David Katya Leather Pump: A timeless wardrobe staple. This classic pair of pumps will elevate any outfit from skinny jeans and tee’s to corporate suits.
  3. Stuart Weitzman Twofer Wedge: Lacquered straps and geometric buckles top this modern platform wedge. Dress them up with a knee-length full skirt and fitted jacket.

Nude Heels $300+

TopShelf Clothes | Nude Heels

  1. Vince Open Toe Ankle Strap Sandals: Suede brings refinement to these ankle strap sandals. Go monochrome in a knee length white dress and neutral accessories.
  2. Jimmy Choo Agnes Patent-leather Pumps: These Jimmy Choo pumps are worth the investment with their expertly crafted patent leather design. Wear with anything from bright colors, to neutrals, to prints.
  3. Coclico Shoes Jaquen Slingback Sandals: Geometric cutouts bring a modern flare to these Coclico wedges. Make them pop against slim fitting pants and a slouchy top.

Date Night Dresses for Every Price Range

What better way to add a flirty spin to your date night style than with a sweet summer dress? From casual maxis to silk slip dresses, we’re sharing some of our favorite date night dresses of the season. So grab your favorite heels and jewelry, and get ready to show some leg!

Date Night Dresses Under $200

TopShelf Clothes | Date Night Dresses

  1. Torn by Ronny Kobo Lena Top Dress: This dress features a crop top-like style and flattering flared hemline for an extra flirty look. Keep it simple with neutral heels and shoulder gracing earrings.
  2. LA Made Silk Ruffle Tank Dress: This flowing tank dress, with a draped bodice and a warm orange color, is perfect for summer. Pair it with brown heeled sandals and gold jewelry. 
  3. Feel the Piece Ella Dress: Little black dresses never go out of style. Take this one for a night out with strappy sandals and a bright handbag.

Date Night Dresses $200-$350

TopShelf Clothes | Date Night Dresses

  1. Madison Marcus Endow Slip Dress: With its asymmetrical hemline and fluid drape, this Madison Marcus dress is the perfect lightweight number for a hot night. Highlight your legs in sky-high sandals.
  2. Assali Livia Dress: Beach date? This Assali maxi is perfect for the occasion, with delicate straps and a flattering empire waist. Wear it with layered necklaces and embellished sandals.
  3. Alice + Olivia Trina Print Trapeze Dress: Printed dresses practically scream summer. Pair this Alice + Olivia frock with nude pumps and a stacked bracelets.

Date Night Dresses $350+

TopShelf Clothes | Date Night Dresses

  1. Mason by Michelle Mason Leather Sleeve Mini Dress: Understated tonal leather panels lend subtle edge to this mini dress. Complete your look with leopard print pumps and a solid clutch.
  2. Alice + Olivia Dot Sleeveless Shift Dress: Delicate beads give this shift dress playful texture. Team it with bright pumps and a white clutch.
  3. Mason by Michelle Mason Lace Trim Slip Dress: Delicate lace adds a romantic touch to this blue slip dress. Wear yours with printed heels and a silver jewelry.

5 Gifts for the College Graduate

It’s graduation season, which means 20-somethings everywhere will be entering the real world with excitement, fear and angst. So, what do you get your grads? Something that says ‘good luck’ without piling on added stress. Today we’re sharing some of our favorite gifts for College graduates so you can send your loved ones out into the post-grad life with style and confidence. Shop our top 5 picks. 

Gifts for College Graduates:

TopShelf Clothes | Gifts for College Graduates

  1. MICHAEL Michael Kors Jet Set Large Saffiano Leather Tote: Say hello to the workforce with this sophisticated tote. This Michael Kors pick in particular comes in a chic, neutral grey color that goes well with any outfit and is appropriate for all seasons. We especially love the size of this tote, which is large enough to carry your daily essentials, an extra pair of flats, or even a small laptop.
  2. Native Union Switch Portable Bluetooth Speaker & Phone Charger: This portable Bluetooth speaker can be used as a hands-free phone, a stereo, and a phone charger. Take it anywhere for hands-free entertainment. This gift is best suited for those college grads who might be entering a professional where a lot travel comes with the job. 
  3. Vince Camuto Belted Print Ponte Knit Sheath Dress: While clothes aren’t the traditional graduation gift, this chic and stylish dress is just perfect for the young professional. The playful print in classic black and white is modern and on-trend, yet also classic, sophisticated, and office appropriate. 
  4. Gorjana Alphabet Coin Bracelet: A delicate bracelet with personalized lettering is the perfect little gift to show that you care. This Gorjana piece looks just as great alone as it does when paired with other bracelets and watches.
  5. Marc by Marc Jacobs Techno Block Print Tablet Zip Case: Protect those tablets in style with this printed zip case from Marc Jacobs. This design is so cute it can even double as an oversized clutch.

Top 5 Skirt Trends to Try this Spring

If you’re looking to show a little leg this season but shorts aren’t really your thing, then this season’s skirt trends are definitely worth checking out. From leg-baring minis to ankle gracing maxis, there are a number of lengths and silhouettes to flatter any height or body shape. Shop our stylists’ picks for the best full, pencil, tea length, mini and maxi skirts of the season.

Spring Skirts 2014:

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  1. Full Juliet Dunn Floral Bubble Skirt: Voluminous pleats bring playful structure to this printed skirt. Keep it casual with a denim jacket and your favorite flats.
  2. Pencil Classiques Entier Carmen Tweed Skirt: A classic pencil skirt is given a modern update with stretchy black panels and textured tweed. Take it to the office with strappy sandals and a long sleeve blouse.
  3. Tea Length JOA Pleated Skirt: Scattered shapes create an interest abstract print on this tea length skirt. Balance this full fit with a fitted jacket and delicate high-heeled sandals.
  4. Mini re:named Hawaiian Miniskirt: Channel summer in this Hawaiian print mini. Team it with a solid top and bright bag.
  5. Maxi BCBGMAXAZRIA Asymmetrical Hi-Lo Skirt: This asymmetrical maxi skirt is wrapped around in a hi-lo silhouette that shows off just enough leg. Team it with sky-high heels and a tucked-in blouse.