Category Archives: Shopping & Deals

A Guide to Shopping the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Nordstrom-Anniversary-Sale Shopping Guide

Fall is likely the last thing on anyone’s mind right now as Miami turns into the swampiest mosquito playground in the country. But the end of June also signals the onset of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, an annual shopping event, happening in July, that looks ahead to fall with brand new styles priced at big discounts. (Though July 17th is the official start date for the public, Nordstrom card holders get in as early as July 9th.) I’ve been shopping this sale for years with my personal shopper (and now very good friend, Rosi). So this year, I’ve decided to share some of my tips with anyone who wants to take advantage of the sale. Ready to update your look? Read ahead for some tried and true methods. Happy shopping! Continue reading

Luxe on a Budget

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Miami is known for many things, but being budget-friendly isn’t necessarily one of them. Still, being born and raised in this city within pretty modest means will undoubtedly make you a bit of a deal hunter, like it or not. And if you’re one of the tribe that believes nice things don’t necessarily always have to be out of reach, then it’s likely you’ve figured out some of these tips for yourself. Continue reading

Review: Wantable Style Edit

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I never thought I’d be one for a monthly styling subscription (being a “pear shape” isn’t easy!). But because I find myself shopping online these days pretty much 95% of the time (and often returning a good portion of what I’ve purchased), I decided to give the new Wantable Style Edit a try. I’d used them (and reviewed them) before, so when they released their first styling service for apparel recently (their intimates box has been one of my favorites for a few months now), I figured I’d give it a shot. Read ahead for all the details & pics.

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