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$10 Statement Earring Event at BaubleBar!

BaubleBar’s $10 Statement Earring Event will start now! This event will include best-selling cult favorite statement earring styles, in top colors, starting at $10! This offer is valid 7/12-7/18.

Grab your favorite, these styles are perfect for all summer events!

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Add To Cart Favorites…

When I first started this blog, I used a software company that made the most amazing shopping collages. They were perfect and so much fun to make and so much more fun and easy to shop. The company eventually was sold and our collage posts had to stop for a while. I worked all last year trying to come up with something similar and though I am not exactly there yet, I have made progress. Here are some of our best sellers and items that were added to the most carts for the past couple of weeks. I think we are onto something. There are some really great choices at really great price points. The links to shop or get more info are below. I

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Bathing Suit// Bamboo Flatware// Raffia Sandals//Antelope Blouse//Blue Sleeveless Dress//Marble Print Blouse//Printed Peasant Blouse//Wooden Circle Earrings//Wooden Drop Earrings//Wine Glasses// Hair Styler//Cuisinart Knives

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Gold Lace Up Sandals//White Nap Dress//Blue and White Square Neck Top//Floral Shift Dress//Ruffle Front White Dress//Metallic T Strap Sandals//Tankini Swimsuit//Rattan Glasses//Red & White Dress//

5 Tips For Purchasing A Quality Bag

Nylon vs leather, which is better? The finished products of both bags look elegant but depend on your needs since they vary in some ways. Leather bags are made from animal hides which are processed, cleaned to remove hair and debris. Then, mix with chemicals to either soften it for fashion or harden it for travel purposes.

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Leather bags are fashionable, durable, and quite strong. On the other hand, nylon bags are basically flexible. Nylon makes good travel bags and wallets. They are relatively cost-effective compared to leather bags. Moreover, they come in different forms and colors. However, when you want to purchase a quality bag, it is vital to consider the following factors. 

Comfort 

When purchasing a bag, the most important factor to consider is its comfort. You don’t want to get a bag that will hurt your back. You will use it often, and the worst could be injuring yourself. Look for a bag easy to carry, with a comfortable backside, shoulder straps, and padding. Some bags are designed with comfortable back panels, optional hip belts, and padded shoulder straps, which help distribute the body’s weight. The padded shoulder straps should be adjustable to allow the bag to comfortably sit on your back and reduce straining and back pains. 

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Durability

Everyone wants a quality bag. No one can withstand the humiliation of carrying a bag that is susceptible to tears. You can get a heavy-duty bag made from strong nylon material. Leather bags might drive up the bag’s price if you wish to purchase, especially when you don’t have enough cash. Both materials are worth considering, but it depends on your pocket. Moreover, check the sewing and thread materials. Ensure the bag has double stitching, and check out what you should carry with the bag not to overload it. 

Protection

Weather can sometimes be harsh when you least expected it. You need a bag that is somehow waterproof and with padding to protect delicate equipment like electronics from getting damaged. For example, bags made from nylon are sometimes semi-waterproof. Such a bag can protect the contents you’re carrying in emergency cases. 

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Size

To get a perfect size bag is necessary. You need to select a bag that is proportional to your body. It should fit the items you intend to carry. The right-sized bag needs to have the right torso length. Also, it needs to have a comfortably snug grip on your waist or hips. You need to realize that the majority of your bag’s weight is supported by your hips. Therefore, make sure you have a bag adjustable hipbelts that you can adjust to fit your required size. 

Your activity needs

When you are selecting the bags, look for the right design that meets your needs and purpose. Ask yourself; is the bag comfortable to fit all necessary utilities you need? Can you carry around with ease all day long? Will weather changes affect it or destroy your utilities inside? These questions will help you in determining the best bag to buy that caters to your specific needs. 

She La La….The New Arrivals Are So Nice We Had Show You Twice

I hardly ever do 2 blog posts on the same shop in the same month but I love the She La La Website. They are constantly adding new items. It is a one-stop shop for all your gifts and a few things for yourself and for your home! The dresses are so pretty and so well priced. The summer entertaining accessory selection is incredible. Shelia, the owner has fabulous taste and I always check out The Shelia’s Favorites page first. There are always so many things that I love.

Such a pretty dress!!!!!

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This note pad would look great on anyone’s desk…..

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They have a great selection of Thank You Notes

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And note cards!

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I love this dress for summer…

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These necklaces make perfect graduation gifts!!!

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How can you resist a colorful stack of bracelets??!??

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I saw a tablesetting with these down the middle of the table..it was gorgeous!!!

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I want to get a few of these to scatter on my patio…I love the cane!!

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This ginger jar comes in a few different sizes and would look great on your summer dining table!

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This dress would be perfect for 4th of July!!!!

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Another beautiful summer dress..less than $100

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These bangles are fabulous…love them stacked all one color or even an ombre look!!!

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How beautiful would these look hanging all around your back yard?

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Everyone needs a little pink in their summer wardrobe and how perfect for only $66!!!

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This is so pretty to serve food or drinks outdoors.

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You definitely need this for your summer bar cart!

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Take A Ride To She La La…..

There is the cutest store, She La La with locations in Westport and New Caanan. I am always asked for a few new places outside of our immediate area to visit. I really love She La La and highly recommend a drive. The store is curated with the cutest clothes, accessories, and accents for your home. It is hard to leave without a few shopping bags filled with treasures. Luckily She La La has also expanded its online store. You can check out much of their merchandise assortment HERE. I did find a bunch of my favorite picks of their newest merchandise. All of these items can be purchase through their website. or GO VISIT: She La La, 120 Main St, New Canaan and 218 Post Rd E, Westport!

These gold “wing” earrings are stunning and just the right size to make the perfect statement with any outfit.

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I absolute love wicker candle holders. I scatter them all over my patio on summer nights. I cannot decide which style I love more, the tall or the shorter version.

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These chinoiserie candles are so pretty and can double as little planters when the candle is finished.

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I cannot resist a pair of horn earrings

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These decorative pineapples would be a pretty addition to any kitchen…

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One of my favorite mask chains was purchased at She La La a few months ago. I get so many compliments on it…They have many newer styles. I love this disc version:

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And the Evil Eye version…..

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I need these beverage holders for my patio this summer. They are great for a cabana, pool house, or beach house too….It’s so hard to find these…and I have never seen the wicker versions

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I love the look of this chambray jumpsuit….such a cute outfit for summer….the smocked top is great looking..

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She La La always has the cutest dresses at such a great price point. This is one of my favorites. The color and print are gorgeous!!! I also really like the sleeve detail.

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This tray would be prefect for a summer charcuterie board. Also check out all adorable cocktail napkins they have to match!

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I am always on the hunt for cute summer tops to wear with white jeans…this is a great one…

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It also comes in a dress version which I love too

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Another really really cute dress for summer…

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This desk set makes an awesome graduation gift. It comes in many colors and would be great for any dorm room!!

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How pretty are these Blue and White serving pieces? The salad bowl and tray are just what we need for all of our outdoor entertaining!

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Another thing I added to my cart are these “cabana” towels. They come in a bunch of colors and in an extra large size (which is hard to find).

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I always need spreaders and I cannot pass up these white bamboo ones…

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I am dying over these sequin flower earrings….I cannot decide on a color for myself but any of them would surely make all your summer outfits.

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The other items I was excited to find were really attractive indoor/outdoor pillows. They are so hard to find. She la la has some really beautiful options

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This dress is perfection…I have seen this exact look all over instagram for so much more $$$. This is a must have for summer…and I love the blue!!

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Here is another of my graduation picks. These crystal huggies are so pretty..and so on trend. Perfect for the graduate.

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Yet another adorable dress….love the printed skirt bottom…

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These starburst earrings are too pretty and unique to pass up. They come in other colors too.

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This is the prefect bathing suit cover up. I also really love the cheery color!

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And for those of you who were asking me for some long dress options for the summer….this would look great with some wedge sandals and a wicker clutch and off you go!!!

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And here is a sneak peek into one of the adorable shops….

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The gorgeous bags of Luxe Peddler NYC.

I recently was in a local shop and stumbled upon a trunk show of the most beautiful bags. The company is called Luxe Peddler and they have the most fabulous assortment of perfectly curated bags and clutches made by global artisans Luxe Peddler celebrates the magic of discovering artisanal and unique accent pieces from around the world. Thoughtfully curated by a global nomad, the collection features items of exquisite craftsmanship that blend modern aesthetics with traditional artistry. The Luxe Peddler will be bringing all of their bags this weekend to The Westchester on Thursday, May 6th through May 8th near the Coach and Michael Kors stores. You can also see the full line on their website HERE.

Here is a assortment of some of the earth tone bags…..

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I love the neutral colors in this bag..it is a perfect spring transitional bag!!!

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You know I cannot resist leopard print in any color combination..

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This black and white fan bag is gorgeous in person…I love the “petal” design

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I really think that Luxe Peddler does geometric patterns perfectly….

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Here are a few of their more tropical designs…the Ikat in the back is stunning!

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More beautiful neutrals….

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This is the “IT” bag of the moment…its shaped like a Kelly bag but made of the coolest burlap.

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This Goyard-esque looking clutch is really fab….

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These next 2 designs might be one of my favorites. I love the colors and the shape of not only the bag but the handles too…

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