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Swing Dress Style Tips

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There is no better way to swing from summer into fall than with a swing dress to serve as the base of a fabulous fall wardrobe! From pumpkin spice everything to football to boots…we love everything that fall brings. This year you can add a new treasured look to your list of favorites – this awesome swing dress, which just happens to be on sale HERE for only $21.95 with FREE Shipping! (See details below.) It comes in sizes Small – 3X and in a rainbow of 17 colors (including this year’s hottest jewel tones). It’s a great transition piece (wear it now, and all through Winter…) and can be styled so many ways!

Wondering exactly HOW to style it? Use these Swing Dress Style Tips to get started!

Swing Dress Style Tips

 

  • Wear your new swing dress with your go-to pendant necklace and a pair of heels. It’s simple and elegant.
  • This dress is an ideal addition to your favorite ankle boots. We’re loving this look!
  • Layer a cute vest over your swing dress. It provides interesting texture and contrast and switches up your look just a little.
  • Cold weather is coming! Pair this swing dress with a coordinating blanket scarf, add a great wool fedora and ankle boots, and you have a pulled together look that will keep the chill out too.
  • Don’t forget our other must-have accessory this Fall & Winter – the kimono. Layer a heavier kimono with a little length over your dress to add a bit of warmth without feeling bulky. You’ll be right on trend.

Grab this long sleeve swing dress for only $21.95 with FREE shipping when you use coupon code DRESS2016 at checkout.

Don’t Miss Shopbop’s BIG Sale!

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If you have been waiting for the next BIG sale from ShopBop, it’s finally here! Just in time for the biggest shopping season of the year comes a great chance to save big on top name designer fashions! Whether you need something special to wear to a holiday party, are looking for a few gifts to tuck under the tree or just need to build your winter wardrobe, don’t miss this BIG sale from ShopBop! Use the code GOBIG16 at checkout to save 15% off any order of $200 or more, 20% off orders of $500 or more or 30% off orders of $800 or more!

ShopBop already has huge discounts off the regular prices of top-of-the line designer labels, but during this sale you can save even more!

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Make sure to check out some of these top brands you will find on ShopBop including Club MonacoHerve Leger and Enza Costa (all pictured above).  Head over to ShopBop and use the promo code GOBIG16 to save an extra 25-30%! The Sale ends at November 28, 2016, at 11:59pm PT. This offer only applies to products with “GOBIG16” included on their browse and product information pages, so choose wisely!

Wraps, Ponchos and Scarves for Winter (with a 50% off sale!!)

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It seems like the weather may finally start to be turning a bit chillier and that means it’s time for scarves, wraps and ponchos! What better way to keep warm than by also adding a bit of flair to your outfit. And – GOOD NEWS – with a big sale at Cents of Style with wraps, ponchos and scarves all at 50% off! That makes it the perfect time to stock up for gifts, or for yourself…or a few of each- we promise not to tell! At 50% off and with items starting at $5, you are going to want to share this deal!

To get your 50% discount, just use coupon code WRAPPED1 at checkout. It will both take take 50% off the lowest marked price AND give you FREE SHIPPING!

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Kenneth Cole Black Bold Fragrance Reader Giveaway

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It’s NOT too early to start thinking about holiday gifts for the man on your list. My husband has long been a Kenneth Cole fan, whether it’s for shoes, belts, bags or fragrance. The very latest addition to the Kenneth Cole fragrance collection is Black Bold.

Black Bold is the next evolution of the brand’s iconic, signature fragrance, Kenneth Cole Black. It draws its inspiration from the fearless spirit of New York. Black Bold is the perfect scent for the man who will take on any challenge, regardless of the odds and who is brave enough to believe that they can make an impact.

Black Bold features top notes of citrus and herbal tones, rounded out with a blend of ground nutmeg and a touch of lotus flower. Finished with elements of wood and leathery musks, the fragrance contrasts between dark and light and allows the boldness within to come to life. From the sleek, leather-like wrapped bottle design to the fragrance notes, Black Bold adds a dynamic new dimension to the Kenneth Cole fragrance collection.

Kenneth Cole Black Bold 3.4oz ($76.00)

Available online and in-store at Kenneth Cole and Macy’s nationwide

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Enter our reader giveaway HERE!

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ShopBop Event of the Season – Get Your Winter Wardrobe Ready!

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Is your winter wardrobe ready? As the weather gets colder its time to put away the summer gear and break out the boots, jeans, sweaters and other cold weather favorites. Just in time to get your closet ready for winter comes a BIG sale from ShopBop! Use the code MAINEVENT16 at checkout to save 25% off any order or 30% off orders of $500 or more!

ShopBop already has huge discounts off the regular prices of top-of-the line designer labels, but during this sale you can save even more! Just the thing we need to get our winter wardrobes in gear!

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Make sure to check out some of the new brands that ShopBop is now carrying, including Canada Goose and Rag & Bone (pictured above).  Head over to ShopBop and use the promo code MAINEVENT16 to save an extra 25-30%! The Sale ends at Midnight Friday October 14th Pacific Time.

DIY Carmen Sandiego Costume

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It’s that time of year for us to share more of our DIY Halloween costume ideas that are always such a big hit! This time we’re sharing one of our childhood favorites with this DIY Carmen Sandiego costume!! Everyone will be asking Where In the World You Are and will want to track you down in your amazing looking costume!

It’s easy to go to the local costume store or party store and buy a “pre-packaged” costume, but it’s definitely not the best option. If you’re going to a big party you’re likely to see someone else with the exact same costume and it just won’t be very original!

The other problem with a party store costume is that they are usually limited in sizes and you have to buy everything in one package – which doesn’t end up good if your top is bigger than your bottom or vice versa. The other awesome part of this costume is that you’ll want to wear every piece of it (with the possible exception of the hat!) long after Halloween is over.

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Putting together your own costume pretty much ensures that your costume will be unique AND it will fit you well. You can also easily tweak parts of the costume to be exactly what you want!
 

DIY Carmen Sandiego Costume

 
We have a super fun idea for a putting together a costume to let you dress as everyone’s favorite mystery lady with this DIY DIY Carmen Sandiego Costume. You can find all of these items at Amazon and put together your costume in one order!

Long Slim Double-breasted Trench CoatLong Slim Double-breasted Trench CoatTop Moda Women's COCO Knee High Riding BootTop Moda Women’s COCO Knee High Riding BootRed Wide-Brimmed HatRed Wide-Brimmed HatD&K Monarchy Women's Seamless Full Length LeggingsD&K Monarchy Women’s Seamless Full Length LeggingsSolo Premium Leather-like Attaché CaseSolo Premium Leather-like Attaché CaseWomen's Smartouch Stretch Leather GloveWomen’s Smartouch Stretch Leather Glove

That’s it! As an additional option, you can tie this gold scarf around your hat for a bit of extra Carmen flair. The whole thing should run you under $150 and you will have lots of pieces that you will be able to repurpose again in everyday outfits.

Fringe Booties for Fall

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Fall is all about fringe and you can start from the bottom up with these awesome Fringe Booties! Ankle boots featuring long, faux suede fringe and the tiniest of heels give your legs a long, lean look. Just watch that fringe and see how it flutters!

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Right now you can score these awesome fringe booties for only $29.95 with FREE shipping when you use coupon code DORADO at checkout. With the color options (7!) letting you be as demure or as bold as you desire, and sizes from 6 to 11, this bootie has something for everyone!

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These booties are a great way to try the 70s, Fringe trend in an affordable and darling way – without it being too overwhelming. You can pair these booties with your favorite jeans and a cardigan – go as bold as you want with your color combo and you have the perfect Fall outfit. Or dress things up a little and pop these on with your go-to dress for an updated, on trend look!

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$100 Julep Mystery Box for Only $24.99!

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It’s Mystery Box time again! Choose from two different Rock Your Look Mystery Boxes and get $100 worth of beauty favorites for only $24.99. The Mystery Box is always one of the very BEST value offers from Julep!

Introducing the Rock Your Look Mystery Box! Love experimenting with new looks? Or sticking to classic favorites? Either way, you will LOVE these specifically curated mystery boxes. Choose from: Color Play or Classic Beauty ($100+ value for just $24.99!) Get yours now – Rock Your Look Mystery Box – $100+ value for only $24.99!

Details: Offer expires on 9/19/16 at 11:59 PM PT, or while supplies last. Purchase of multiple units of the same type of mystery box will result in polish or product overlap. There is no overlap between different types of mystery boxes.

Offer may not be combined with any other promotional offer or discount (e.g Maven 20% discount). No exchanges or returns are possible on Mystery Box or individual items. Estimated full retail value is at least $100. Taxes vary by location.

DIY Women’s Cat in the Hat Costume

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Last year we shared some DIY Halloween costume ideas that were a big hit, so we’re back this year with some more! We are starting out with an adorable DIY Women’s Cat in the Hat Costume that is styled on the classic Cat in the Hat, but with a feminine flair! My bet is that his costume will be the hit of your Halloween party. It’s easy to go to the local costume store or party store and buy a “pre-packaged” costume, but it’s definitely not the best option. If you’re going to a big party you’re likely to see someone else with the exact same costume and it just won’t be very original!

The other problem with a party store costume is that they are usually limited in sizes and you have to buy everything in one package – which doesn’t end up good if your top is bigger than your bottom or vice versa.

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Putting together your own costume pretty much ensures that your costume will be unique AND it will fit you well. You can also easily tweak parts of the costume to be exactly what you want!
 

DIY Women’s Cat in the Hat Costume

 
We have a super fun idea for a putting together a costume to let you dress as everyone’s favorite storybook character with this DIY DIY Women’s Cat in the Hat Costume. You can find all of these items at Amazon and put together your costume in one order!

Dr Seuss Cat in the HatDr Seuss Cat in the HatBasic Women's Scoop Neck TopBasic Women’s Scoop Neck TopFaux Fur Luxury Shag White FabricFaux Fur Luxury Shag White FabricAdjustable Pre-tied Bow TieAdjustable Pre-tied Bow TieLong Maxi SkirtLong Maxi SkirtFeline Fantasy WhiskersFeline Fantasy WhiskersBe Wicked Women's Short GlovesBe Wicked Women’s Short Gloves

For the white faux fur, just cut an oval shape and pin it to the front of your shirt or, if you’re ambitious, use iron-on adhesive to attach it more permanently

That’s it! The whole thing should run you under $75 and you will have lots of pieces that you will be able to repurpose again in everyday outfits. You will be so much more original than the group at the party with the Thing 1 and Thing 2 t-shirts!

Stem Cellular Exfoliating Peel Spray Inspired by Sheshin Korean Beauty Trend

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Have you seen or read about the Seshin Korean beauty trend and wanted to try it for yourself? You can try the new Stem Cellular Exfoliating Peel Spray, inspired by this trend, for only $5 – and it’s a $20 value!

Inspired by the popular “Seshin” Korean beauty trend, this gentle exfoliation formula of Stem Cellular Exfoliating Peel Spray instantly exfoliates to uncover smoother, younger looking skin after just one use.

To get this offer, just use code LiftOff15 at checkout to add this special gift to your cart. Promo expires 9/30/16.