Today’s an exciting day! Not only is it Friday, but it’s also the start of the Bloomingdale’s Big Brown Bag Sale. Not only will you find markdowns up to 50% on thousands of great, in-season picks ranging from handbags to outwear and beyond, but Bloomingdale’s is also giving you an online-only deal of an extra $25 off almost every $200 you spend.
This week on TalkShoes, we spotted Jennifer Lawrence rocking a pair of Louboutins at The Hunger Games Premiere in Paris, and Proenza Schouler continued to find ways to steal our hearts – this time, with the d’Orsay Horn Heels we’re obsessing over. We also discovered that a designer brand has now started making fashion duplicates of the nostalgic Adidas sandals.
Every website’s sale traditions differ, but for a rarefied echelon of luxury online retailers, a coupon is more or less unheard of. Luisa Via Roma isn’t generally known for offering sweeping discounts on full-price items, but the site wanted to show some love to our readers by way of a 15% discount on a wide variety of full price Winter 2013 bags, shoes, clothes and accessories.
Over on TalkShoes, we’re starting off the week with plenty of amazing shoes. Christian Louboutin designed a one-of-a-kind $30,000 boot for charity, which is being auctioned off by Sotheby’s. In other Loubie news, getting your hands on a pair of So Kate Pumps is proving to be much harder than we anticipated, and Kourtney Kardashian reassured us that the Chloe Susanna Boots are still are a staple in plenty of celebrity fall wardrobes.
You might think you’ve got UGG Australia pegged as a maker of fuzzy boots, but think again. Not only does UGG offer those ultra-comfy shearling shoes that are perfect for running errands on chilly weekends, but the brand also has a huge range of everything from tough snow boots to beautiful, fur-trimmed leather accessories, not to mention lush, textured housewares. In short, UGG is not only a great brand for cold-weather gear, but the company also makes a ton of great gifts.
Kate Spade is a great source for holiday gifts. The brand offers everything from bright, ladylike bags and baubles to housewares sure to make any space look pulled-together, and now you’ve got a short chance to grab some of those totally giftable pieces for 25% off. Now through tomorrow, November 16, take 25% off your whole KateSpade.com order with code AFFWD13.
You guys have been asking us on Twitter, and we’re so excited to be able to announce the winner of our Ultimate It Bag Giveaway alongside The Zoe Report! The lucky lady who has a new Boy Bag headed her way is Caitlin B. of Irvine, California. Thanks to all who entered, and if you didn’t win, fret not; perhaps you’ll find something equally fabulous under the tree this holiday season.
Now that the cold weather has officially set in, we couldn’t help but dream up the most perfectly layered fall ensemble to wear this season. We also took a closer look into our the most beloved pumps in our closet and giving you 8 reasons why every woman should own a pair of classic black pumps. Finally, we marveled at the sparkle on these very glitzy Jimmy Choo pumps, which also have a matching clutch!
It’s time to start thinking about holiday gifts (we can’t believe it either), and there are precious few places better to do that than the chic, reasonably priced clothing/accessories/housewares emporium known as C.Wonder. The C. Wonder Flash Sale is now under way, and through tomorrow, November 14, you can get up to 75% off of things like velvet loafers, leopard and camo accessories and ikat-printed dishware.
This week in shoe news, we saw The Return of the Saint Laurent Janis Pumps on Colbie Smulders, and they looked even better than before! Now that rain and slush will be soon be coming our way, we couldn’t help but get some sleek and chic waterproof boots to get through the cold wet weather. And stars, they’re just like us: even if you’re Natalie Portman and they’re Dior, your slingbacks will still manage to fall off.