Children’s Sales

The Mini Social ~Get 20% Off Your Entire Order! Valid until Friday, October 3, 2010.

Coastal Projections has been in business for 25 years. Coastal Projections sequin shoes add sparkle and whimsy to any little girls wardrobe. Adorable velvet shoes with flowers , and detailed beaded designs. Beautiful slides adorned with colored stones, jewels, and sequin. Silks and satin shoes for every occasion. Fashion forward shoes that catch the eye of little girl. Prices range from $23 to $27.

Everyone has a favorite shirt. Some of you have a favorite Ben Sherman. Ben Sherman clothing designs feature the “effortless cool,” look, with the roundel and colors of the British Royal Air Force, often called the mod target. I love that the company has made these same shirts for younger boys. Prices in this sale start at $19.

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ELEPHANTITO appeals to buyers looking for quality and comfort for their children (infant to 12 years) and gorgeous gifts for stylish moms-to-be. Founded by Maria Frallicciardi in 2004, ELEPHANTITO has successfully established itself as a luxury brand with impeccable style, outstanding craftsmanship and unrivalled customer service. Prices start at $15.20.

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Two of a kind. Perhaps that phrase applies to you and your girl. After you shop this event, it will surely suit her and her favorite doll. Ann Loren crafts top-to-bottom outfits for toddlers and girls. Then, each outfit is replicated in a mini version that fits on an eighteen-inch doll. (We put one on a teddy bear, who looked very cute.) The tiny-sized outfits are almost too adorable. $21.99 and up.

CR Kids loves cheerful designs and colorful prints no matter what season it is. From summer to winter, they’ve got “cute” covered! From adorable little sweater dresses to funky leggings and cheery tops, these clothes are so much fun! Choose from a range of floral prints and trendy styles trimmed in sparkling sequins and ruffles. Don’t worry; this event features fun fashions for girls of all ages. $19.99 and up.

For the chicest choices in outerwear, Trilogi and Nordic Country have you covered (literally). These high quality, fully lined coats keep rosy cheeks at bay while exhibiting classic shapes that will never go out of style. Hot chocolate never tasted sweeter than in these swing coats, trench coats, and double breasted wool coats for boys and girls. Don’t forget the marshmallows! Prices start at $68.49.

Turtle Fur has held true to its roots of creativity, innovation, quality, community, and respect for the planet. Still headquartered in Vermont, the brand is well known on the slopes. They’re an official supplier for the Professional Ski Instructors of America and the American Association of Snowboard Instructors. These hats and gloves are so cute and the prices are reasonable, starting at just $10.99.

Rhinestones and ruffles for girls! Edgy prints and appliqués for boys! These are the elements that kids love about Chit-Chat Trendz. Paired with their boys’ line, Smashh!, we’re excited to offer an event full of fun clothes for everyone. These sets are perfect for the girl or boy who’s starting to develop their own sense of style, and discovering that clothes can be fun. $16.99 and up.

Beautees is all about dressing your little beauty! Whether she has a class presentation, a spelling bee, musical performance, or simply needs to look sweet and chic, we’ve got you covered. From plaid patterns to pleated skirts, and lace overlays to rhinestone encrusted details, we’ll have her dressed to impress in no time. It’s probably the only kind of “cleaning up” she’ll agree to. Prices start at $10.99.

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Sama Baby Organics are made of 100% certified organic cotton and use earth friendly dyes and are produced under fair trade conditions. Sama’s fashion organic basics help to nurture a healthy and happy baby.

From the designers of the prominent Australian baby brand Bright Bots, comes Max and Tilly, the softer, alternative children’s collection. Full of beautiful, durable fabrics, featuring a delicate, pastel color palate, this lovely collection is suitable for both special occasions and everyday wear.

Max & Tilly’s playwear collection is every bit as adorable as your little one. This special collection features separates and accessories in beautiful, soft fabrics with lovingly applied details. Both playful and comfortable, these pieces can be easily mixed and matched with anything in your child’s wardrobe.

Today’s Social Shopping Deals

Plum District

$15 for a Customizable Photo Book from Snapfish for $10 ($28 Value)

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16-Page Hardcover Photo Book converted from Facebook, Flickr, and Digital Uploads for $10 ~ Houston

Enjoy soft, homemade, melt-in-your-mouth caramels! Buy the $22 retail deal for only $8!

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$0.99 for a $5 gift card to Magazines.com ~ Atlanta

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35% off Rhapsody Membership ~ $39 Buys You a 6-Month Rhapsody Premier Subscription ($60 Value)! Get $5 when you sign up for Tippr.

Groupon

$25 for $50 Worth of Ohio State Tees and More at JUPMODE ~ Akron/Canton

$45 for $100 Worth of Designer Dress and Accessory Rentals from Rent the Runway ~ Atlanta

$25 for $50 Worth of Customizable Gifts from Zazzle.com ~ Bakersfield

$15 for $30 Worth of Halloween Gear and Accessories from CostumeHUB.com ~ Knoxville

$40 for $80 Worth of Custom Photo Canvas Printing from CanvasPop ~ Colorado Springs

$10 for $25 Worth of Nuts, Dried Fruit, and More from Nutty Guys ~ Dayton

$15 for $30 in Customizable Skins for Smart Phones, iPhones, Laptops, & More from GelaSkins ~  Fresno

$5 for One Month of Unlimited Rentals from BookSwim ~ North Jersey

$25 for $75 Worth of Wine from Wine Insiders’ Online Store ~ Orange County

$10 for $25 Worth of Teas and More from Talbott Teas ~ Pittsburgh

$20 for Four Movie Tickets from Weekly Cinema ($56 Value) ~ Providence
Must redeem Groupon at WeeklyCinema.com by 12/30/10. Tickets must be redeemed via Fandango or MovieTickets.com within 90 days of Groupon.

$29 for a Custom-Photo Clutch or $50 for a Custom-Photo Bucket Bag from SnapTotes ~ Richmond

$40 for $100 In Memory Preservation from ScanDigital Photo & Video Digitization ~ San Antonio

A few helpful hints as you purchase and redeem vouchers:

  • Be sure to read ALL the fine print. While I’ve tried to ensure that the deals I’ve posted can be redeemed online, it won’t hurt for you to double check.
  • Verify the expiration dates and denote the dates on your calendar.
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    As you browse the deals, check to see how much time is left before the deal expires. Many of these deals only have a few hours left. Deals change every day.
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Beyond the Rack

Cotton dresses and crotchet tops from Victoria Kids will dress up your beloved child in all the best styles in town, featuring an ecru pink 3/4 sleeve dress with a silk skirt, a green 3-piece top-bloomer-headband set, and an adorable lightweight knit cardigan. How you dress your kids reflects on the whole family, so give them the very best with top-notch threads they will love.

The Mini Social ~ Get 20% Off Your Entire Order! Valid until Friday, October 3, 2010.

Mini & Maximus strives to bring their customers new fashion-forward products that are innovative and unique, but still appeal to a broad spectrum of sensibilities. Each season, they collaborate with different artists who contribute exclusive and original ideas just for Mini & Maximus, presenting customers with their specific and individual artistic approach.

Cute-Ture features luxurious products for babies and moms from around the world. The company is the importer and distributor for delicious brands including Oobi Baby, FLATOUTbears, Alimrose Designs, Cocoon Couture, Mumentum and Minimink Australia. Their collections have a celebrity following (Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Garner, Milla Jovovich among many others) and they have been featured in magazines and television across the USA!

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Petit Couture offers children’s apparel that combines modern fashion with whimsical elegance. The collection is made of cotton and cotton blends with signature touches that are sure to delight! Petit Couture supports ethical and sustainable manufacturing, and all items are sourced and made in the USA. Prices start at $18.

Because a child’s everyday life should be filled with wonder and softness to encourage their evolution, Kaloo, with its’ modern design and innovative themes creates a complete world of first toys for children that are classic and will become your little one’s favorite cherished friend. Any of these pieces are sure to become a favorite of your child! Prices start at around $12.50.

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Mealtime made easy: we can’t guarantee apple sauce-free walls, but moms will still find a bevy of mealtime solutions in this selection. From Boon, Sugarbooger by O.R.E and Beaba, opt for durable, tot-friendly cutlery. Choose sweet placemats from Emily Green. And do damage control with soft bibs from Baby Björn.

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Whoops Bunny not only produces functional products but the products are aimed at delivering a smile. In a changing and sometimes confusing world, a smile can change your whole day. Whoops Bunny says that it is okay to have a whoops, even if it is embarrassing. No one is immune to a whoops! Whoops Bunny has a range of products including paper products, tableware, hair & make-up, bags and accessories.

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Petit Ami has been creating exquisite children’s clothes for more than 40 years. Their logo is a balloon, and we think that’s a perfect symbol of timeless childhood wonder. When we hold their classically sweet garments, the first words that come to mind are “precious” and “timeless”. Be sure to take lots of photos of your little one in his or her darling Petit Ami outfit. $19.99 and up.

Hartstrings has been making adorable clothing since 1979. We think their designs get better every year. Just in time for cooler weather, this event features a darling selection of tops, bottoms, sweaters, dresses, tights, and leggings. The beautiful pieces come from several collections: horse-inspired Equestrian Country, Pretty in Purple, pink-and-green Mod Squad, and black-and-red Enchanted. I love these outfits–takes me back to my days in high school! $14.99 and up.

Choosing the right stroller, car seat, or bouncer is a big decision that affects you and your tiny tot’s daily life. That’s why we’re so jazzed about Combi, a brand that creates gear you’ll adore. The name Combi is short for “combination,” meaning the combination of parent and child. Their modern, urban products are designed to be safe, lightweight, compact and portable. I know I post this little bouncer every time this sale comes around, but it’s just so cute! I want somebody to buy it and take a picture of their baby in it! Prices start at $34.99.

We know you’ll enjoy the irresistible softness and luxury of your very own Minky Couture blanket. We are proud to offer you an original creative product that speaks for itself. Whether you’re snuggling with your newborn infant, off to grandma’s for the weekend, packing your bags for college, or just cuddling by the fire with your favorite book, a Minky Couture blanket is your escape to luxury. $12.99 and up for a whole lot of snuggle!

Under their parent brand, Hartstrings, KC Parker sprang to life in 1997. It was then that founder, Peggy Hart Earle, decided to create a stylish girls’ line for the tween market. The thing we love about KC Parker is the fact that they offer a fabulous fusion of classic prep and edgy pieces for today’s tweens while keeping in mind both quality and age-appropriateness. Prices start at $19.99.

When Helen Bloom Smith was seven months pregnant and playing with her twin nephews, she realized that the boys were putting her beaded bracelet and metal necklace charm in their mouths. This was right before she became Doctor Bloom, a dentist. She did her research, realized that moms need jewelry that babies can put in their mouths, and her Chewable Jewels teething jewelry was launched. I still have one of the add-a-bead necklaces from the early ’80s that my oldest son teethed on. Can’t bear to part with it! $11.99.

Hump Day Steals

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Coveted by A-list celebrities and beauty experts alike, Terax is dedicated to delivering beautiful and healthy hair through natural ingredients and superior science. These specially targeted formulas are infused with the highest quality ingredients and are free of harmful substances like sulfates, sodium chloride and artificial colors. All of Terax shampoos contain sunflower seed extract and feature the exclusive gentlewash™ system, designed to cleanse hair without stripping natural emollients. And their hair care products take into account the other body parts that grow hair. I picked the Terax Complete Shave as a stocking stuffer for my two sons who both have sensitive skin. You get two 5 oz. tubes for only $12.

Scarlett Cosmetics is a full service cosmetic line developed for the beauty savvy customer. A pioneer of mineral-based makeup, the brand includes gold dust, crushed pearls and pipestone among the pigments and minerals formulated into their cosmetics.It is not a tedious, overwhelming or complicated line yet it offers many interesting products in a vast array of colors. Scarlett works with ingredients of the highest quality in pigment-rich colors that produce real results. This Scarlett Fever Lip Plumper sells for $10.50.

Eyes are the one feature that can make every woman truly beautiful. Discover the Lilibeth Beautiful Brows & Eyes signature collection of luxuriously textured cosmetics, perfect for daily use and special occasions. Beautiful compacts and sophisticated palettes are at the heart of this premiere brand. I found this neat Eight-piece Wedge Wheel. An essential for flawless foundation application, this durable, convenient, go-anywhere case contains a wheel of eight wedge-shaped sponges.

Also featured is the Lilibeth Beautiful Brows & Eyes exclusive brow shaping service available for redemption at two Lilibeth locations in New York City. Using innovative brow shaping methods and the brand’s premiere brow shaping tool, Lilibeth’s artists will teach you to create naturally perfect brows that emphasize the beauty of your eyes.

Bubalina Natural Organics produces an exclusive line of bath and body products in 19 unique fragrances that can be found in fine spas and retail establishments. With unique graphics and colorful packaging, each fragrance is represented by a hand-painted watercolor of a Bubalina Girl, representing her individual essence. Prices start at $11.

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Megastar Jessica Simpson gives the stylish gal a push in the right direction with her uber sweet collection of outerwear. Stay toasty in satin trench coats with buckle details and wool blend double-breasted pieces with the brand’s bold buttons and feminine embellishments. Items offered in trendy khaki, charcoal, black, and fiery red. $79 to $89.

If you’re looking for complete comfort and rugged good looks, Clarks’ Safi slip-on features a subtle striped pattern and tone-on-tone stitching on a shock-absorbing sole of cork and crepe. Another great brand featured in this shoe event is Rockport, who has always been one step ahead of the times, believing the perfect shoe has not yet been invented. These dressy oxford shoes from the brand’s Signature Series come in red brown leather with lace-up closure with four holes and brown laces. $25 and up.

This timeless collection was designed to exude a woman’s natural radiance, enhance her confidence, and transcend through day and night. Get the versatile pieces that you’ll feel great in every time you put them on–sleek blazers, wrap dresses, and rope-strapped loose tops for an ultra feminine look. For women with already-existing confidence and for those seeking the extra pieces necessary to radiate such sentiment. Prices start at $85.

Add a trendy flair to your ensembles with colorful scarves by Steve Madden. Get yours in tie-dye with fabulous fringe or the floral pattern with beads and tassels. Throw over a basic black and white outfit to add instant celeb-appeal to your look. Whether you go for vintage-inspired or girly feminine, meet your match here. Love these scarves–and the price! $14 to $22.

Get some more mileage out of your lovely pedicure with super attractive sandals from Shoes of Soul– whether you’re globe trotting or lucky enough to live in a hot climate, sandals are still a must. Fabulous features include colorful jeweled detailing and fancy straps. Available in purple, chocolate, lime, almond, with lots of fancy style to keep you happy. $19.

Treat yourself to beautiful jewelry from Splendid Pearls. The pieces that caught my eye include the sterling silver necklace with dangling white pearls with matching earrings as well as the white cultured freshwater pearls all individually hand-knotted in 14k gold. These gems are for the beauty who loves to delight in life’s simple pleasures–experience the difference in exquisite jewelry. $60 to $120.

Bright enough for a tween and subtle enough for a 20-something, Avant Garde tanks and long-sleeved shirts are a colorful and dazzling addition to your wardrobe. These tops feature hoods, studded goth-cross embellished patterns, and textured fabrics. These edgy tops would look solid paired up with distressed jeans, for a trendy appeal that works all year round. Pieces offered in red, light pink, and vibrant white. $29.

Billion Dollar Babes

For loungewear and underwear, there’s really only one obvious collection to covet: Cosabella. Designed in Miami, crafted in Italy, and sold across the globe, this legendary intimate apparel line has achieved cult-like status with its sexy mix of American design and Italian quality. We count on Cosabella’s comfy, come-hither pieces to keep us supported, shapely and seductive, day in and day out. Prices range from $9 (thong) to $54 (robe).

You may not have heard of the line Hy&Dot, but you do know its designer, Rory Edelman. Yes, that Rory – as in Rory Beca. And since Miss Rory is an all-time BDB favorite, the designer has decided to give us first dibs on this incredible new spin-off line! More moderately priced, yet equally stylish, these pieces embody the same contemporary coolness, fun, colorful spirit that we know and love in Rory Beca. You’ll see this Fall ’10 collection popping up at your favorite shops in the next couple months, but BDB has it first. And on sale. Just one more reason to love Rory! $39 to $59.

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IKON draws inspiration from the 60’s British music and fashion scene, through to modern day. Let music be food to the soul. Let your soles be fed by wearing IKON. IKON products are designed, developed and produced with passion, flair and a commitment to style, quality and functionality. Slip into the season’s hottest slouchy boots, over the knee boots and riding boots! Prices range from $50 to $63.

GlamList

GlamList is always on the cutting edge of fashion. They bring new designers to the forefront and continue to bring the latest trends to their members at a price point that is affordable. Urban Graphic is the definition of trendy with its bold splashes of color. Prices in this sale start at $38.

K. Sarah is a bit softer, featuring knitted tunics, dresses and cardigans. Prices start at $33, and I love the dresses in this sale.

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Gold, crystals, pearls, beads and more: These creations refuse to go unnoticed. Opt for bold and bright cocktail rings, with a kaleidoscope of stones nestled on gold or silver bands. Mix and match stacking bangles rendered in gold, beading and colored glass. Or choose from a bevy of other standouts, from chunky cuffs to shoulder-grazing chandelier earrings to bib necklaces. Prices start at $34.

Stock up on fall wardrobe must-haves from this effortlessly chic selection. Orion London’s breezy frocks don sweet floral prints. And Postella charms with featherweight tees and breezy tops perfect for weekday-to-weekend wear. Prices start at $39.

Miami-based jeweler Mary Louise takes inspiration from her life-long practice of yoga to create her own unique jewelry line. Materials such as 22k yellow and white gold, dipped Bali beads and chains embellished with semiprecious stones are Louise’s signature ingredients. Every piece is strung on a silk cord or a wire wrap, making it convenient to wear on its own or layered. Mary Louise’s designs are favored by the likes of Brooke Shields, Cameron Diaz, Beyonce and Niki Taylor, and her collection has been featured in InStyle, Cosmopolitan and People. Prices start at $48.

Jersey never looked so sheik. A fabric normally relegated to t-shirts has been elevated almost beyond recognition by King Heron, a new line from the designers of Hero Crane. Draped cardigans, feathery distressed tees and tanks, and cowl-neck tops in sophisticated cuts almost look like silk. King Heron has also perfected the fall accessory: wide, lightweight scarves in fiery prints and neutral solids. $49 and up.

A frill, a ruffle, a bow: some of the simplest of all trims, that, depending on the context, can convey flirtation or sophistication. You’ll find an abundance of them in silk, jersey, and lace, in this grouping of items from seven designers, including Cynthia Rowley’s girly dresses—bowed and buttoned—in solid colors and burned-out florals, and Isabel Lu’s more casual dresses and separates. Prices start at $49.

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LOVE NAIL TREE is an apparel line designed by a married couple, Tyler and Michelle Madsen. It all began toward the end of 2003 by the fusing of an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion of expression. To this day, their passion remains the power of conversation and the responsibility to inspire and challenge the people around them. Their line has expanded to accessories, and I love this Mini Filigree Pocket Watch Necklace. It’s delicate and antique feminine–perfect to wear with dresses or a slim pencil skirt as a counterbalance. The fact that the watch actually works is icing on the cake. Spring to open–old school style. Only $20.

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InCharacter Costumes is dedicated to providing quality, fashion-forward infant, toddler, kids, tween, and adult costumes for the sophisticated customer. They combine exquisite designs with superior fabrics, premium finishing, and the best graphics in the industry. Women’s costumes start at $35; Men at $39; and Children’s start at $16.50.

Body Language, is a leading corporation bringing contemporary leading edge designs to a modern day woman.Internationally sold, Body Language strives to offer excellent value, innovative fabrics, and fresh styles. Prices start at a mere $29.

Harvest Goods is a love of home and a commitment to fresh designs rooted in tradition. The collection combines the past and present to offer reproductions that not only furnish, but truly define your home. Some items in this sale are priced as low as $5.

Mehron has been the hidden secret of professionals since its early roots on Broadway to its worldwide distribution today. From fashion runways to editorials in magazines such as Seventeen and Glamour, Mehron has become a key element in the fashion and beauty world. Performers such as the Black Eyed Peas, Hilary Duff and Pink have all utilized Mehron’s fantastic products on stage. Prices start at under $5, with full kits in the $12 range.

A Rampage woman is confident and takes charge of her personal and professional life.Aspires to own the most fashionable wardrobe. Strong but playful, always sexy and fashionable. Fashion style is heavily influenced by all forms of current trends and popular media. Appreciates fashion-forward styles with intricate lines and details. Well accessorized from sunglasses to shoes even her basics are fashionable. Prices start at under $25. Some really great bags in this sale.!

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For over ten years, L.A.’s Sparkling Sage has been a go-to brand for jewelry pieces that define a truly unique ensemble. Taking inspiration from forms of nature and elemental forces, these chic, creative pieces meld a variety of influences into one signature look you might just fall in love with. A Sparkling Sage piece can be spontaneous, with soft edges and warm colors, or sophisticated and relaxed, with elegant pendants and delicate refinements. Either way, there’s just something about this line that appeals to the eye in search of distinctive glamour with a feminine soul. Beautiful pieces with amazing price points–$19 and up.

Michael Chiarello’s seasonally-inspired cooking, love of locally-grown foods, and passion for entertaining, all based on his Calabrian heritage, led him to create the NapaStyle line of products for the kitchen. His colorful cast iron skillets, griddles, and stew pots distribute heat exceptionally well, and clean up easily. (The porcelain finish means no seasoning is necessary before using). A cast iron hibachi grill brings unusual elegance to poolside barbecues. Knives for cooks, such as a 7″ santoku, and guests, including a steak knife set, complete the picture. $20 and up.

Perhaps the best way to get in touch with your flirty side isn’t with your clothes-it’s with what’s beneath them. Enter Honeydew, a fashion-forward lingerie label that combines over twenty years of expertise with an of-the-moment sensibility. Playful patterns in rich colors crafted from buttery fabrics like silk and trimmed with lace detail feel as good as they look. Stars of the silver screen (like Angelina Jolie and Drew Barrymore) are fans, and now it’s your turn. Slip into some Honeydew Intimates and you’re sure to feel good from the inside out. Prices start at $5.

In most cases, too much control results in a highly uncomfortable situation. And this is especially true when it comes to shapewear, where excess cinching in one place results in unsightly bulging in another. But this is where Sculptz shapewear proves to be so genius. Their bestselling shaping shorts, leggings, and cami tops have strategically placed, built-in stretch panels that cinch where you need it and give where you need a little room. So, essentially, these handy little underpinnings become a very comfortable second skin-and make you look like a million bucks in that new LBD you just bought. Get in shape at prices ranging from $7 to $29.

The stylists for Mad Men’s leading ladies know it: there’s nothing more chic than a glamorous cocktail dress in a sumptuous jewel-toned color, like Eliza J’s festive fit-and-flare dresses. Eliza J dresses update retro silhouettes-nipped waistlines and A-line skirts-with easy-to-wear, comfortable fabrics for a delicate, ladylike look. Whether your special occasion includes a martini or not, Eliza J promises to make you the most elegant woman in the room. Beautiful dresses for most any occasion starting at only $39.

They say you can tell a lot about a woman by the way her shoes carry her into a room. Whether it’s a certain bounce of confidence or an easy gait, footwear is a clear indicator of style and personality. Having been designing shoes since the age of 16 in her native Italy, Claudia Ciuti knows a thing or two about crafting shoes that are full of fashion, packed with comfort, and styled with precision. Her Italian sensibility for American footwear has made her a hit among celebrities like Angelina Jolie, Mena Suvari, and Jodie Foster. Gloriously femme and effortlessly sophisticated—now that’s a dolce vita. Prices start at $115.

Leopard, the most iconic of animal prints, is showing up everywhere this fall: from the red carpet to weekend wear. And as much as we love a retro leopard dress—think Sophia Loren on the Italian Riviera—it’s the modern touches that have us taking a walk on the wilder side of our wardrobe these days. A ferocious trench, an unsuspecting twinset, a rocker-cool scarf, and even the subtle hint of a bracelet or ring, has the ability to turn the simplest outfit into something eye-catching and luxe. Whether it’s the vibrant print, the timeless allure, or simply the fact that animal prints always tap into our sultry side, once we spotted these leopard pieces we had no choice but to pounce. Love this sale because there are so many different items ranging in price from $6 to $119.

The roaring ‘20s brought a new lease on life and a fierce take on fashion to people around the world. Catching this creative momentum, Aldo and Margherita Furlanetto founded Furla as a small leather goods company in the stylish city of Bologna. With its buttery leather handbags, it would soon come to represent the ultimate in feminine luxury. From wristlets perfect for a night out to standby slouchy totes, there’s something for every girl. Plus, with high-end European leathers, unique treatment techniques, and edgy hardware, they’re the definition of chic indulgence. $29 to $229.

There’s something about the often quirky yet always spot-on British style that seems elusive to those of us across the pond. How do they always manage to look so put together and still cutting-edge at the same time? We may never know the answer, but we can share their chic aesthetic by taking a few cues from Ben Sherman, one of England’s finest lines. Heavily influenced by the British music scene, the label excels at a happy balance between punk and Brit pop inspirations, with accessories for men that won’t miss a beat. From on-trend pinstripe Trilby caps to sturdy dark chocolate knit gloves to cool check-patterned scarves, these cold weather staples are just right. Prices start at $18.

Every now and then, it’s the simple designs that stop us in our tracks. Just ask Stacy Johnson, the creative force behind Stacia knitwear. Trained at the prestigious Parsons School of Design and backed by experience at Calvin Klein and Cynthia Rowley, Johnson founded her own label over ten years ago. Her idea was straightforward: elegant knits with an exquisite feel that lend themselves to easy care. The result is a collection that’s both lightweight and luxurious, and reflects the California cool of Johnson’s home. All Stacia designs are crafted on flatbed knitting machines that yield soft-to-the-touch, washable fabrics for year-round wear. And utilizing eco-friendly fibers from bamboo to soybean to even seaweed, the collection helps sustain not only your style, but also the environment. $79 and up.

The who’s-who of the knitwear world call the West Coast home. But while most prefer the the SoCal area, Rebecca Beeson started out as—and is determined to always be—a San Francisco girl. What does this mean for her super-soft line of knits? Well, they all embrace a certain sophisticated sexiness that set them apart from their laidback southern neighbors. The tees hug your curves in the most flattering way. The long sleeves are cut a little longer for a slouched cuff. Every detail is thoughtfully executed to make sure that these tees are the tees you turn to time and again. Get a 3-pack of shirts for $42; items sold individually stat at $18.

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Treat your bathroom and your bedroom to a makeover—with fresh, classic linens from Home Environment. Come and take your pick from plush, low-pile, super-absorbent toweling in your choice of silky, quick-drying bamboo-cotton, luxurious 100% Egyptian cotton, and Supima cotton options, all with traditional dobby construction. Also in the mix: opulent sheets and duvet sets in sumptuous cotton sateen, specially treated for softness and sheen. Bath items are $15 to $19; Bedding prices start at $29.

There are candles. And then there are Seda France candles. Renowned for delectable presentation and luxurious, enduring fragrances, Seda France is instantly recognizable to candle lovers everywhere. Here, we bring you of a selection of regal floral-scented candles, exquisitely packaged in the company’s wildly popular tasseled pagoda boxes. Too beautiful to gift-wrap, they’re a perfect gift—and an essential indulgence. These would make great gifts–$25 for a set of four!

Sometimes it’s the smallest details that make the strongest impression—like sleek, chic lacquered accents by Pacific Connections. Based in San Francisco, the company produces its unique home accessories in its own tightly controlled facility. The lacquer is painstakingly applied by hand. A meticulous, multi-step process, the finish requires days to complete, and results in a deep, rich, lasting luster that will give you years of enjoyment. $19 and up.

Anolon is a leading brand of gourmet kitchenware that caters to food enthusiasts seeking the finest ingredients and kitchen equipment. Anolon gives home cooks the confidence needed to master the art of cooking by offering a wide selection of high-performance cookware, bakeware, cutlery, tools and gadgets. Offering such perks as advanced triple-layer construction for even heating, and professionally tested DuPont Autograph® 2 Nonstick surfaces, Analon delivers on gourmet performance, convenience and versatility. $29 to $299 for a full set.

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The creator of Gara Danielle grew up in New York where she picked up lots of inspiration in the city’s grungy streets and stuffy vintage shops. But she launched her line of jewelry in L.A. where her style picked up a bit of glamour and warmth. The elements combine beautifully in pieces that combine rough edges with sleek polish, urban flavor with a touch of warm fuzziness. Prices start at $39.

The Top Secret ~ $6 Flat Rate Shipping

Designer Blowout Sale includes apparel for men and women as well as accessories and jewelry. I found these great Roni Rabl Pants for only $39 and I absolutely love this Izod Leather Motorcyle Jacket at $149.

Trendy Loot ~ $2.85 Flat Rate Shipping

Trendy Lootis a sample sale and deal site that showcases one celeb worthy item at a time for a savvy price that you can’t afford to pass up! Here’s your chance to become trendy and wear the same styles as your favorite celebrities, but for a fraction of the cost! Hurry, because you never know when LOOTS (sales) will end! It could be in 5 minutes, 1 hour, or even 1 day, but LOOTS will never last more than 36 hours.

Today’s Loot: Bangles Galore! Stack ‘em up, mix ‘em up, or divide and wear ‘em on both wrists! You can do whatever you want with this set of 15 bangles. Talk about diversity . . . some of the bracelets have faux pearls, patterns, etc. The set is $19.

Designer Fashions~At Least 50% Off

Beyond the Rack

For the good looking guy who always manages to look effortlessly fresh, Five Four offers up a fashionable collection of plaid and pinstripe button-downs, breezy cotton V-neck T-shirts, and stylish yet comfortable jeans. This lifestyle brand is perfect for all sorts of men–the hipster, the metrosexual, the avant-garde male, and every guy in between who knows who he is in life.

TUGO is a pliable cup holder that securely nestles a drink between the upright pair of handles on your rolling luggage or briefcase. Simple, easy and the ideal way to keep your drink safe and secure while on the go, waiting in those airport lineups, or toting your baggage around the mall. Install in seconds and you’re good tugo. A 2-pack is $15.

Get the LA-inspired look for men from the always-cool brand Monarchy. The company’s raison d’etre is to provide fashionable guys with edgy contemporary clothing that fits their unique style and free-thinking personality. The Californian lifestyle brand offers an eclectic collection of wild graphic-print T-shirts and intricately-stitched relaxed fit denim, creating a super attractive cutting-edge look you’re sure to enjoy. $19 and up.

Cherry Berry stemmed from the desire to make an Earth positive impact. Its modern vision to merge style with an eco-friendly mindset grew stronger in the past decade. We at Cherry Berry recognized that, in this changing world, every person has an obligation and a responsibility towards our planet and its creatures. We therefore wanted to make a difference in the commercial world and have since been actively committed to maintain a high standard of ethical social responsibility for the environment and animal rights. $55 to $65. I love all of these bags!

HauteLook

Nicole Miller is a fashion designer with a modern, ageless aesthetic. Her silhouettes are artfully draped to achieve a unique body consciousness. Her signature is feminine, sexy and refined. Miller draws inspiration from a wide range of influences including cinema, contemporary art, mid-20th century architecture and exotic cultures. She is known for elements of whimsy and surprise, and is the pre-eminent New York-based designer among global fashion’s print and color elite. Apparel prices start at $62.

Willow and Clay is the newest offering from Complete Clothing Company. Aimed at an expensive and creative younger woman, the Willow and Clay customer lives her life with the same enthusiasm that she wears her clothes. She is enlightened and engaged, and expresses herself through her commitment to fashion every day. $39 and up.

XCVI is about luxury, wearability, comfort. The luxury of super-soft, breathable fabrics that drape without clinging, skimming a woman’s curves, flattering her body. The wearability of clothes that mix-and-match or work as a complete ensemble. We create clothes that can be worn every day — in a thousand different ways. Clothes that feel comfortable all day long. Clothes that can be worn from day to evening, can be dressed up or down. Clothes that are versatile. XCVI is fashion you can live in. Prices start at $26.

Rue La La

Even though Spanx had been on the fashion scene a while, it was in 2000, after Oprah heralded the wonders of this bulge barring undergarment that Spanx became a fashion icon. Even thin women have a few bulges they need to hide under those body skimming runway dresses, and Spanx fills the bill with something for every problem area on your body.

Today’s sale features plus sizes and there are lots of problem solvers to choose from! Every woman should own Spanx and at 50% off, why shouldn’t you?

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Now, here’s a work shirt that knows how to mix business with pleasure. Jared Lang’s finely tailored woven shirts are elegant and formal enough for any power lunch, but come happy hour: just roll up those sleeves and unbutton the top button for a peek of rich, vibrant prints in wildly contrasting colors. Inspired by Etro and Paul Smith, the young designer, who got his start in Montreal, takes color and pattern to extremes on his shirts’ inner collars, cuffs, and elbow patches, and adds eye-catching pop with unusual square buttons, punto stitching, epaulettes, and satin ribbons. Get ready for office life to start looking pretty good! Prices start at $56 and sizes go up to XXL.

Can we have your attention for a moment? Madame Mystique’s eye-grabbing conversation jewelry pieces are sure to turn heads and spark conversations. Specializing in classic, gorgeous pieces for women on the go, you’ll also find mystery, intrigue, and an unforgettable dose of carefree vibes in Madame Mystique’s inventive, playful designs. Featuring crystals and gemstones, and alluring, dramatic textures, each and every piece is completely handcrafted in Italy by a community of artisans going back three generations. Indulge your inner Victorian with big, bauble-y bracelets in charming greens, or fly your flower child flag with earrings in bold, whimsical floral-inspired forms. From The Sixties to the 1860s, you’ll find accents here that are feminine, chic, and totally wearable—there’s no mystery about that. Prices for this event start at $16.

As the days turn cooler, there’s nothing like a favorite knit to ward off the fall chill or bask in crisp autumn breezes. Since 1990, Shu Shu knitwear has been perfecting the art of fashionably toasty living with luxuriously draped wraps, cardigans, and tops. Sporting feminine details like ruffles, waist-whittling belts, and elegant ties, Shu Shu transforms the cold into a perfect excuse to break out a fetching cover-up. Prices start at $14.

Modnique

Inspired by the sights and sounds of his native India, Chaudry sought to bring the mysticism and energy of the East to the West. Chaudry infused both his Western and Eastern experiences into the chaudry label to create a line of women’s fashion that serves the modern woman with bohemian chic designs. Chaudry’s imagination and creativity has launched chaudry to the forefront of the women’s fashion world with the latest in contemporary trendsetting apparel and accessories. Prices start at $33.

BULX

Most items in the BULX Contemporary Bathroom Suite sale are there for one reason and one reason only–overstocks! And you can take advantage of these great buys. My favorite is this vanity by American Standard. The Jefferson suite provides a bit more traditional styling with the quality and craftsmanship that American Standard is known for. This vanity can be combined with 24″ wide marble tops and is available in Autumn Cherry finish. Measures 25″ x 20-1/2″ x 32″ and priced at $197.

Extra 25% OFF Select Pumps at Endless.com

You’ve got to check out this amazing deal! I love, love, love Endless.com for their shoes and handbags. And when they have a sale, they REALLY have a sale!

They have an amazing sale on select pumps now, but you can get an extra 25% off! Click here to go to the Endless.com website. Once you’re on the home page, Select “Women’s Shoes” in the Pull-Down Search menu. To the right, type EXTRA25PUMPS and you’ll find more than 4,000 pairs of gorgeous shoes at a great price!

Here’s one of my favorite Steve Madden pumps. They normally sell for $159.95, but with this sale, you can get them for $53.98 (Discount is taken at checkout)!

And here’s another of my favorites . . . it’s classic and just perfect for those holiday parties! This shoe, by Caparros, comes in black, gold, and silver. With the 25% discount, you only pay $56.96.

Shipping on new styles is FREE and often, shipping is free on many of the less current styles–you just have to wait a little longer. Return shipping is FREE, so if you don’t like your purchase or they don’t fit, no problem.

Also, while you’re shopping the site, check out the 20% off sale on boots. To qualify for this discount, your order must be $125 or more.

How’s that for a fabulous find? Happy Shoe Shopping!

Babe Bargains…AND A GIVEAWAY!

No . . . not babes as in hot chicks, but babes as in little ones! The sample sales today are filled with babe bargains! Two sites have discount codes and as an added bonus, I’ve included a GIVEAWAY in this post!

zulily ~ Use code PUMPKIN10 for $10 off $50 order.

Petunia Pickle Bottom was created for the steadfast sophisticate inside every woman. Its hallmarks are silk brocade, hand-woven tweed, plush chenille, intricate cut velvet, and exquisitely detailed embroidery. We’ve got pieces with all of those divine features. Choose from the most fashionable diaper bags (that don’t look like diaper bags), layette clothing, bedding, blankets, and baby slings.

You’ve found the place for awesome fall footwear. Pippytoes offers a selection of boys’ and girls’ shoes that are sure to delight! The high-quality construction is just what parents look for. This event features a variety of casual and dressy styles in a fun color palette. We also have squeaker shoes that squeak with every step, making it easy to keep track of your tot (he or she will love the sound, too!). Prices start at $16.99.

According to Stonz, “There is no such thing as bad weather; only inappropriate clothing.” As an active mom based in Canada’s wet and rugged West Coast, lead designer Lisa discovered that finding warm outerwear for her young ones was near impossible. Her company has since grown into a passion for the products’ ability to help parents connect with their kids in the great outdoors. $12.99 and up.

There’s nothing yucky about Icky! These boys’ clothes and accessories are absolutely adorable, with fine fabrics and sturdy construction, too. The current zulily Icky Boys event features bibs and sweet clothes for babies. We’ve also got lunch bags and toddler-sized threads, including a super-cozy hoodie. Everything’s got a vibe that’s very hip and fresh. Prices start at $7.99.

Polka dots! Flowers! Twirly skirts and tiered tops, too. These girls’ clothes, bibs, and burbs may be Icky, but they’re far from yucky! They’ve all got fresh, hip style for babies, toddlers, and girls. We love these cute printed skirts with tights for fall, and the darling bibs, burps, and sets of bodysuits are great to have on hand to give the next new mom in your circle. Prices range from $7.99 to $14.99.

Parents are daydreamers. It starts from the moment we find out a baby’s on the way. We wonder what our new little one will be like. Imagine all the memories about to be created as we share our world with a new family member.

Here’s a gift to honor that excitement, to welcome a new baby, or to celebrate birthdays and holidays with growing kids. Custom Made for Kids offers an award winning personalized book dedicated to the child you’re giving it to. You get to include the child’s name and birth date, plus other specific details they’ll recognize, like the family’s favorite beach destination and sports team, the local zoo, even a pet’s name.

The finished product is a full-color, standard-length, rhyming picture book. When you buy it, you specify details like the name of the family’s nearest zoo, the family’s favorite beach, and the names of friends and relatives to star in the book. $22.

Founded by friends Alyssa Weiss and Heidi Rauch, Belabumbum lingerie has landed in many a celebrity’s wardrobe. When Alyssa got pregnant, Belabumbum Maternity was born. That’s lucky for us! We adore these hip, comfy maternity and nursing pieces. Plus, there are eco-friendly, super-soft bamboo styles for babies! I love the PJs and gowns featured in this sale. Prices range from $24.99 to $44.99.

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Cariboo designs are inspired by a commitment to the safety and protection of children and the environment. Handcrafted in rural Canterbury in New Zealand’s South Island, the Cariboo line is constructed from sustainable, local materials including radiata pine and organic New Zealand wool. Cariboo bassinets and changing tables are designed to simplify and improve everyday life. Eco-friendly materials combined with practical features, cozy fabrics and elegant designs make Cariboo the smart choice for parents, their babies and the planet.

Let Baby Star personalize a Cariboo bassinet or changing table for your little one with  fun contemporary print bedding  that will fit in the coordinating Cariboo frames. Print fabric liners zip off and are machine washable and for easy care and cleaning.

The Mini Social ~ Get 20% Off Your Entire Order! Valid until Friday, October 3, 2010.

More than 1 in 150 children have sensory needs that are largely unmet by the children’s apparel market today. Soft is about to revolutionize children’s apparel. We are the first inclusive and universally designed line of clothing geared toward children with sensory or tactile sensitivity, a common symptom of Autism, Aspergers, and Sensory Processing Disorder. Soft is designed and constructed considering the needs of all children, particularly, sensory sensitive dressers.

Soft provides comfort and style for all children. After conducting over two years of in-depth market research, we learned a lot about what parents want and what children like. We have incorporated that feedback to create stylish and comfortable clothes for the people who need it most.

While humidifiers are one of the best ways to relieve cold and flu symptoms, most people don’t break into a smile about traditional humidifiers. Crane’s adorable child-friendly cool mist ultrasonic humidifiers designs help relive cold and flu symptoms, moisten nasal passages and soothe dry coughs so that children can breathe easier and sleep peacefully at night. Sometimes the best medicine is no medicine!

Scout can set you up with all the essential, versatile storage solutions you’ll need to keep everything where it needs to be, without sacrificing on style. This sale features collapsible storage in a variety of shapes and sizes, including collapsible open top storage bins—the Shouldah Bin and Junque Trunk—, collapsible desktop storage bins—the Got Issues? Magazine Holder and Hang-10 File Bin, and collapsible zip-top storage bins—the Couldah Storage Bin, Smash Cache and Bin There. Whether you’re looking to wrangle dog toys, trash bags, file folders, note pads, winter clothes, or just about anything else, Scout can help you store it with a flair that’s uniquely your own.

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Nautical and country-French influences abound in this breezy range for children. Opt for crisp separates like chic skirts, soft cardies and prim blouses for girls and button-downs and striped sweater tops for boys. Sweet dresses round out this selection, with standouts like this denim onesie and the brown velvet frock. Prices start at $18.

These cool duds for kids sport skater and punk icons, yet the graffiti- and tattoo-inspired prints are given a tot-friendly twist. Check out the cute tees for fans of “The Noisy Toys” or the images of kids hitching rides with dinosaurs. Little message tees give new meaning to terms like “Damage Control,” and there other fun styles too, like comfy tee-and-shorts sets, pants and belts. $19 and up.

GIVEAWAY!

In honor of the debut of Petunia Pickle Bottom at zulily today, I’m giving away two of their beautiful pieces–a $200 value!

The Petunia Pickle Bottom line of diaper bags, baby gear, linens and layette is distinguished by its fearless sense of style, innovation in design and distinctly fashionable look making each and every one of their luxurious products true must-haves for parents. It’s no wonder Petunia Pickle Bottom is the most sought after brand of diaper bags on the market today! From the Original Collection to Scout and Cake, each meticulously designed baby bag is beautiful enough to be considered a collectible yet perfectly functional and practical for everyday use.

The Tranquil Tibet Touring Tote by Petunia Pickle Bottom is part shoulder bag and part stroller bag, offering true elegance with uncompromising functionality. This tote features a Venetian blue and cream scrolled medallion design with Marigold and Buttercup hand embroidery detail, making a dramatic statement that can’t be missed. The Glazed collection of baby bags features a (pvc free) coated-canvas fabric, providing a wipe-able and water-repellent matte finish that makes cleaning a cinch. As pretty as it is practical, this collection combines wonderful designer touches with unique hand embroidered accents. A perfect fit for the fashion forward mom, it transitions beautifully from day to night and from shoulder to stroller, with unparalleled style.

The Organic Stroller Blanket in Tranquil Tibet boasts superb hand embroidery in fabulous shades of Marigold and Buttercup upon a blue and cream scrolled medallion background. Part of Petunia Pickle Bottom’s Original line, this soft, stretchy baby blanket in a double layer of organic cotton knit is the ideal companion to the mobile mother when travelling with your little one and stroller in tow. Features print on one side and solid on the other, finished with coordinating solid color binding.

To Enter This Giveaway, click here!

Petunia Picklebottom Giveaway

GIVEAWAY!

In honor of the debut of Petunia Pickle Bottom at zulily today, I’m giving away two of their beautiful pieces–a $200 value!

The Petunia Pickle Bottom line of diaper bags, baby gear, linens and layette is distinguished by its fearless sense of style, innovation in design and distinctly fashionable look making each and every one of their luxurious products true must-haves for parents. It’s no wonder Petunia Pickle Bottom is the most sought after brand of diaper bags on the market today! From the Original Collection to Scout and Cake, each meticulously designed baby bag is beautiful enough to be considered a collectible yet perfectly functional and practical for everyday use.

The Tranquil Tibet Touring Tote by Petunia Pickle Bottom is part shoulder bag and part stroller bag, offering true elegance with uncompromising functionality. This tote features a Venetian blue and cream scrolled medallion design with Marigold and Buttercup hand embroidery detail, making a dramatic statement that can’t be missed. The Glazed collection of baby bags features a (pvc free) coated-canvas fabric, providing a wipe-able and water-repellent matte finish that makes cleaning a cinch. As pretty as it is practical, this collection combines wonderful designer touches with unique hand embroidered accents. A perfect fit for the fashion forward mom, it transitions beautifully from day to night and from shoulder to stroller, with unparalleled style.

Touring Tote Features Include:

  • Double-headed zipper for easy opening
  • 3 carrying options: small hobo, long shoulder, stroller clips
  • Venetian Blue water resistant liner
  • 1 front pocket with magnetic closure
  • 1 large back zippered pocket with removable changing pad
  • 2 side zippered pockets for cell phone or iPod
  • 4 spacious interior pockets
  • 2 interior bottle/sippy cup pockets
  • 1 interior pacifier pocket
  • Petunia Pickle Bottom monogrammed plastic wipes case
  • Wipe clean with damp cloth only. Spot clean liner with damp cloth
  • PVC-Free Glazed “wipe-able” exterior
  • Dimensions: 12″ x 14″ x 6.5″

The Organic Stroller Blanket in Tranquil Tibet boasts superb hand embroidery in fabulous shades of Marigold and Buttercup upon a blue and cream scrolled medallion background. Part of Petunia Pickle Bottom’s Original line, this soft, stretchy baby blanket in a double layer of organic cotton knit is the ideal companion to the mobile mother when traveling with your little one and stroller in tow. Features print on one side and solid on the other, finished with coordinating solid color binding.

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  10. Enter another Pennywise Panache Giveaway: jasmere giveawayends October 6, 2010.

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Contest ends at 11:59 PM ET, Wednesday, October 6, 2010. Winner will be selected using Random.org and announced by October 8, 2010.

THE WINNER OF THE PETUNIA PICKLE BOTTOM GIVEAWAY, VALUED AT $182, IS . . .

Gracyn Altman Hamilton

Congratulations, Gracyn! Please email me at contact@pennywisepanache.com with your mailing address so that I can ship this beautiful bag and stroller blanket to you.

Thanks everyone for entering! Please stay posted for more great giveaways!

Today’s Social Shopping Deals

Groupon

Groupon offers all sorts of deals to suit just about any taste. There’s something for the adults (Wine Insiders), kids (Halloween Costumes) and sports fans (JUPMODE Tees). Don’t be hesitant to join just because you don’t see anything here that strikes your fancy! Groupon has deals on goods and services that you need and use every day–like oil changes, day care and housekeeping services.

I’ve listed all of the online Groupon deals below. Under the picture, you’ll see the cities in which these deals are FEATURED. However, the online deals are AVAILABLE to anyone who has access to the Internet and doesn’t mind shopping via the World Wide Web.

Click here to check out each of the deals. Once you’ve accessed the Groupon site, then choose the city named with the respective deal to purchase it or find out more details. Often, these deals are side deals, meaning that they aren’t the featured deal for the city, but a bonus deal. Thus, these offers will be shown to the right “side” of the featured deal.

$25 for $50 Worth of Ohio State Tees and More at JUPMODE ~ Akron/Canton

$10 for $20 Worth of Everyday Essentials from Soap.com ~ Atlanta

$50 for $100 Worth of Delivered Entrees from Soup with TLC ~ Austin
*Online, but only in the Austin area!


$45 for a One-Month Wine Club Membership to Uncorked Ventures ~ Bakersfield
*Cannot ship to the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, West Virginia.

$25 for $50 Worth of Customizable Gifts from Zazzle.com ~ Birmingham, Fort Worth, San Antonio

$15 for $30 Worth of Halloween Gear & Accessories from CostumeHUB.com ~Minneapolis/St. Paul, Charleston, Dallas, Long Island, New Orleans

$20 for $40 Worth of Gourmet Brownie and Cookie Gifts from Fairytale Brownies ~ Chicago

$15 For a Personalized Lunch Box from Photo Lunchboxes ~ San Diego
$25 for $75 in  Wine from Wine Insiders’ Online Store ~ Fort Wayne, Fresno, Grand Rapids, Springfield

$12 for $25 Worth of Healthy Snacks from Great Food Co-op ~ Jacksonville


$6 for a One-Year Subscription (Six Issues) to “American Songwriter” Magazine ($12 Value) ~ Nashville

$10 for $25 Worth of Teas and More from Talbott Teas ~ Pittsburgh

$45 for a 16″x 20″ Gallery-Wrapped Canvas (Includes S&H) from Canvas on Demand ($126.95 Value) ~ Toledo

$19 for Three Bottles of Hot Sauce and Hot Sauce Gift Box from Infusion Hot Sauce Company ~ Washington, DC

jasmere

Get $40 in merchandise from Justus Clothing for only $17 at jasmere.

Eversave

Pay just $22 for a 141-piece Master Makeup Collection from e.l.f. (A $45 Value) at Eversave.

Tippr

35% off Rhapsody Membership! $39 Buys You a Six-Month Rhapsody Premier Subscription – a $60 Value!

Plum District

Sunset Magazine’s #1 Teahouse: $25 for $60 of Premium and Artisanal Tea from Teance

Rainy Days & Mondays . . . Are Good For Shopping On Line!

Beyond the Rack

Get an elegant and sophisticated effect with jewelry from the ultimate connoisseur of precious gems, Chateau D’argent. Dazzling pieces include a set of 5 multi-shape pendants made of sterling silver, blue topaz, citrine, Amethyst, and Garnet and the whisky quartz earrings. For a subtle yet sublime effect, pick up one of these sparkly gems for a look sure to delight. Prices start at $16.

The brand that brings gorgeous women all their fabulous footwear offers you a dazzling collection of ultra-stylish belts. These babies are the ultimate final touch to any outfit–get your textured pieces with lovely beads, rivets, feathers, and stones, with metallic or faux-snake finishes. Have your outfit go from blah to wow in an instant with these fancy finds.

For the good looking guy who always manages to look effortlessly fresh, Five Four offers up a fashionable collection of plaid and pinstripe button-downs, breezy cotton V-neck T-shirts, and stylish yet comfortable jeans. This lifestyle brand is perfect for all sorts of men–the hipster, the metrosexual, the avant-garde male, and every guy in between who knows who he is in life.

Affordable luxury is the simple philosophy behind the Melie Bianco line. Founded in 2003 by Melissa and William, a husband and wife team, this wildly successful family-owned accessories company has always kept one thing in mind: bringing runway-inspired handbags to the everyday woman. Melie Bianco’s designs have been spotted in major fashion magazines like Vogue, Marie Claire, Glamour, Lucky, Instyle, Oprah, Cosmo Girl, Seventeen, Self, People, and Life & Style among others. Prices start at $25. I just love these bags.

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Candy-colored gems, glass beads and bright stones make up this fun collection of bracelets, necklaces and earrings. Add some stylish sparkle to your fall wardrobe with this selection of colorful chandelier earrings, featuring dangling jade and glass beads. Or embrace layering with the lavender multi-strand necklace, featuring a pink quartz pendant dangling off lavender and purple glass beads. Prices start at under $20.

Start your tot off on the right foot with this adorable selection of supple leather shoes — which give kids all the support they need during those early steps — in adorable butterfly, frog, and cat designs. And take the cuteness to squeal-inducing heights with a matching hat for your little guy or girl. Prices range from $10 to $20.

If the animal appliqués and rainbow-colored shades aren’t enough to get your tots excited for new clothes, they’ll go crazy for Minnemoo’s tee-and-toy duos. The organic shirts, adorned with embroidered animal graphics like tigers, giraffes and alligators, come with fun finger puppets kids will love. Ruffled skirts and hoodie-and-pants sets retain the same kid-friendly charm with bright color-blocks and contrast trim. And as a bonus for eco-conscious parents, each garment comes with a tracking code that lets you follow it from its cotton source to your front door. $15 and up.

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Adrienne Vittadini is designed for the sophisticated woman who enjoys expressing herself through fashion. Effortlessly elegant design through color, pattern, texture and sophisticated detailing. $132.30 and up.

Level 99 changed the contemporary denim world when they reintroduced the wide leg silhouette to a world filled with skinnies. Since its inception, Level 99 has been producing a diverse range of trend-setting styles in denim and other alternative fabrics. With a firm understanding of the 3 essential components of denim – fit, fabric and wash – Level 99’s uncompromised collections are known for their subtle detailing and universal fit, as well as their innate femininity and unparalleled quality for the price—around $39.

Recognizing the potential of the humble T-shirt, Michael Stars has been a continual pioneer in creating “casual couture” since its founding in 1986. The Los Angeles based, family-run company remains a leader in the women’s contemporary market, distinguished by its contoured fit, unique colors and comfortable fabrics.
In 1997, Michael Stars established a major industry trend with the launch of its signature “Shine” fabric that dressed up the basic tee. Building on the success of its original women’s line, Michael Stars expanded with Maternity in 2001. In 2006, Michael Stars launched a cashmere collection and a dress collection in the Spring of 2007.

Omaha Steaks manufactures, markets and distributes a wide variety of premium steaks, red meats and other gourmet foods. These products are custom cut and packaged to serve the needs of various markets. The brand, Omaha Steaks, has been promoted and advertised for 40 years and is positioned as the ultimate in superb service and quality.

Stupell Industries is one Americas premier suppliers of or handcrafted decorative accessories for the juvenile market. In business for over 30 years our line includes art and items from many of Americas best children’s artists. We do a variety of items from art to stepstools to growth charts to furniture and more. Many of the items are made in the United States and it allows us to provide you with quality and great turn around when you need products. $18 to $24.

Understanding that the traditional jewelry industry focused on special occasion pieces, Zina envisioned a sterling line that was fashion-forward and accessible. “Women want everyday items for work and dinner,” she explains. “Jewelry you can purchase for yourself and that tells the world how you want to be interpreted.”
In 1983, Zina founded her business in Beverly Hills offering a retail store and a small line that she sold to other independent jewelers. The business quickly became a destination for dynamic, inventive merchandise. Always offering customers something new and different, Zina expanded her jewelry line to include pieces with diamonds and 18 karat gold. Prices start at $18.

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When was the last time you took stock of your lingerie drawer? If you can’t remember, it’s probably time to add a little something exciting to the mix. For the last 22 years, Blush, a boutique label out of Montreal, has been designing flattering lingerie that blends vintage-inspired shapes (high-waisted undies, babydoll slips) with playful, pin-up worthy flourishes (polka-dots, push-up bras). The result is a parade of flirty twin sets and sexy nighties trimmed in ruffles or framed with satin piping that, at the very least, will make a visit to your top drawer a much more memorable experience. Prices start at $7.

Rather than racing on the roller coaster ride of fashion trends that dictate the types of accessories we clamor for each season, Bodhi, whose name comes from a Buddhist notion that stands for supreme knowledge or enlightenment, has charged itself with challenging conventional handbag designs with what it dubs a new wave of luxury—one that looks amazing on the outside and carries inspiration within. Made from the finest skins and most luxurious hides, these small leather goods, hobos, and clutches are each assigned uplifting mantras that are sewn into their interiors, offering you a discrete, spiritual boost whenever you feel the need. Handbags are priced $99 and up.

It’s the perennial question: what to wear while you’re wilting in August that will also be polished enough for September? Hanna & Gracie has the perfect solution to dressing during the dog days of summer and beyond-and not just because they’re named after two very posh Yorkies. Taking the idea of all-American casual dressing to a new level, Hanna & Gracie deftly gives mixes soft with structured textures. Silky matte charmeuse or ruffled crepe de Chine are paired with the season’s best cowl-draped and ruffled-neck tees in cozy, earthy colors. Top those off with delicate new takes on the motorcycle and military jacket in French terry and whisper-thin tissue leather. Transitioning from summer to fall never looked so smooth! Don’t miss this sale! $20 and up for some of the cutest jackets ever!

Kris Nations grew up in the American southwest, and the many summers she spent traveling to art galleries and shows in the area “lead to an appreciation for fashion, natural materials, and craftsmanship,” as she tells it. True to her influences, Nations’s designs incorporate both imaginative flair and respect for natural resources (Nations only uses recycled metals), both of which have become hallmarks of her pieces. Her attention to craft is evidenced by the intricate lattice work and patterns she employs, while pastoral subjects such as owls, wildflowers, and birds serve as frequent muses. The result is elegant, refreshing jewelry that’s out of the ordinary yet everyday-appropriate. $22 and up!

La Cite—French for “the city”—strikes just the right balance of urban sophistication and bombshell chic with dresses, skirts, and sweaters that not only accentuate your curves, but help shape them, too. La Cite’s versatile knits, like their bandage dresses and high-waist skirts, will hold you in and smooth your figure out for a sleek, sexy silhouette. Bold solid colors and exciting graphic prints stand out during the day and at night. Whether you prefer your hemlines long or short, La Cite gives you both and leaves the choice up to you—get ready to strut your stuff! $36 to $64.

When two top brands merge creative energies—Seventeen magazine and Surya, a maker of fine area rugs—the result is a collection of attention-getting home accessories that are sure to draw attention right down to where your feet tread. Designed in the spirit of youth and splashed with poppy colors and contemporary patterns, these rugs are expertly crafted in both hand-tufted and machine-made versions of easy-care nylons, poly-acrylics and polyesters, all backed with skid-resistant properties. From whimsical florals and chic geometrics to abstract interpretations and playful motifs, you’ll find a fun creation that’ll make you want to kick up your heels. Prices start at $55.

Luxury Hut

Whatever your style or size, the Margaret M Collection has the look you’ve been searching for! The hallmark of a Marget M garment begins with a highly experienced design team that researches the world for major trends and fine fabrics. The result is a fresh collection of fashion that coordinates for a complete, easy-to-update wardrobe of timeless pieces. Endure the cold weather in style this year with a luxurious belted car coat and the perfect pair of styled dress pants.

When it comes to defining elegance and affluence as a lifestyle, Lalique comes to mind for most people. It has a rich heritage of craftsmanship and design, and a style all its own. René Lalique, this brands founder, was born in 1860 and first began designing fine jewelry in Paris in 1881. Today, Lalique is well known for their crystal figurines, perfumes, perfume bottles, jewelry and wallets and purses. You’ll never regret your purchase from this exclusive jewelry event.

Modnique

Wintex is all about Italian creativity and design. The primary importance for Wintex is the shape, size, and colors that give it it’s Italian flavor. Wintex watches are considered to be accessories or objects of fashion rather than just a simple watch. Wintex watches are designed in Milan, Italy. All watches in this sale are priced under $50. I have one or two of these and they’re one of my favorite fashion accessories.

One Kings Lane

After a successful two-decade career in high fashion, Alina delved into the art and beauty of hand-rolled candles. Working with seasoned artisans and using time-honored methods, she designed Et Al Candles with inlaid semi-precious stones, grains, cutouts and appliqués. Today, an entire line of candles and furnishings benefits from her imaginative vision, international perspective and pioneering techniques. $19 for a set of six tapers.

Specializing in an eclectic aesthetic, Authentic Models appeals to the curious and discerning. Inspired by the Age of Sail, exploration, science, and cartography, and with a commitment to quality and intrigue, Authentic Models imbues its distinctive home accents with the character of authenticity. Made by artisans using time-honored skills, these pieces enrich a room—and the people in it—with a profound spirit of history and nostalgia.

Available in a range of hues—including an irresistible selection of exotic animal prints, a Tourance faux-fur throw or pillow is silky-soft to the touch, with a heavenly texture that falls somewhere between flower petals, down and faux fur. Any item from this sale could well be the softest accessory you will ever own.

Row|Nine

Handbag Clearance includes brands from Calvin Klein, Furla, Nine West and more. Prices start at only $49.

Rue La La

Betsey Johnson, both the woman and the label, is constantly moving forward and continues to keep a strong foothold in the fashion industry with no signs of letting up anytime soon. Her love of detail and design is evident in everything she does in life and in business. Her enthusiasm, creativity and boundless talent that have kept her at the forefront of fashion for the past 45 years will keep Betsey going for years to come. There’s a little of everything in this sale—sunglasses, hosiery, dresses, shoes and more.

Looking for bedding for your baby, child or yourself that is truly outstanding? Find it in Serena and Lily’s fashionable line of bedding. From the dazzling colors and pattern mixing to the fine craftsmanship, no detail is overlooked. Crib bedding mixes patterns and textures, while bumpers are accented with piping and can be personalized with your child’s monogram. For a hip contemporary look, Serena and Lily’s colors and unique fabrics are sure to make a statement in your nursery or bedroom. For those eco-friendly moms out there, Serena and Lily has created crib bedding collections as well as clothing and carriers using only 100% organic cotton.

Take a new look at Honora. Tantalizing colors like chocolate, midnight blue, and mint green shake up traditional strands, while hard-to-find shapes like baroque, coin, and rondel add irresistible appeal. Expect first-rate quality. As one of the largest distributors of Chinese cultured freshwater pearls in the U.S., Honora offers extraordinary value. The bracelet pictures is only $19.

Swirl by Daily Candy

How do we love Rebecca Minkoff? Let us count the ways: Five full DailyCandy articles (including the one in 2005 that started it all, about the launch of her now-legendary Morning After Bag); 52 sample sale write-ups; and now, a Swirl event, featuring some of her most popular styles, new and innovative designs, and three exclusive designs just for DailyCandy and Swirl! Get FREE SHIPPING on the Swirl Exclusive Pouches AND save $20 when you spend $50 or more. Enter SEPTSAVE at checkout.

Totsy

Little Maven is a chic collection of children’s apparel by actress Tori Spelling. This fun, versatile line starts at 6-9 months and goes to size 6x for girls and size 7 for boys. Featuring stylish, vibrant designs, Little Maven mixes together elements of resort wear with classic Hollywood expressions. Your little ones are sure to look and feel cool sporting this apparel! Prices start at $11.

zulily

zulily is happy to present special Halloween themed events through September 30. Deeply discounted children’s wear entice your little ones to indulge in a world of fantasy. Now, take $5 off your order of $50 or more. Enter code GAF78565.

Trick or treat! What will your little one be this year? An M&M, just like on the television commercials? A baby elephant? Perhaps a bat, pirate princess, or modern witch. We’re excited to offer a range of costumes from Rubie’s. Rubie’s started in 1950 as a candy store in Queens, New York and added costumes just a few years later. Now, they’re a leader around the world. Prices start at $9.99!

Every little girl dreams of becoming a princess. In the past, that meant they were shown a beautiful, idealized version of a princess and told to imitate her. However, Princess Expressions’ mission is to show your girl how to be her own kind of princess – her best self, defined not only by physical beauty but by inner beauty. You’ll find everything in this sale from feather boas to feather wings.

For over 32 years Le Top has been creating quality clothing that reflects the joy and innocence of childhood. Their custom-made fabrics and the innovative designs bring you the utmost in quality. This special Halloween event is chalk full of pieces that don’t require you to sacrifice caliber for character just because it’s a one day affair. Keep them, gift them, or pass them down. Prices start at $9.99.

Tutu Moi was inspired by Carolina’s two-year-old daughter, Valentina, who at the age of one, loved tutus. Valentina would wear her tutu to the playground, to the grocery store, and after a long day even to sleep. It became a second layer to her skin. It was then, that Carolina decided to design tutus for everyday wear, featuring tailor-made details girls dream of. Dresses are $49.99 to $59.99 and they are absolutely breathtaking!

Leslie Rowan is the creative genius behind Wishingwear. In some ways, she never grew up. If her smile and easy laughter weren’t clues enough, the nature of her business says it plain and clear: her inner child is running the show and she’s one exuberant little girl! When children put on her costumes, their imagination lets them actually become the dragon and they’re allowed to be monstrous! $9.99 and up.

Little Adventures began nine years ago when moms Jennifer Harrison and Heather Granata decided to have their own little adventure by sewing and selling dress-up clothes at local craft fairs. It didn’t take long to realize that sometimes a little adventure can turn big! Their business allows them to be part of their children’s daily little adventures and bring joy and imagination to all of you! Prices start at $15.99.

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