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First and foremost, this beauty blogger is a bargain hunter! When I hear news of friends and family sales, online promotions, discount codes or gifts with purchase... I share the news! If you're a like-minded consumer, you can find all of that information here. Have fun shopping!

Shopbop Main Event Sale Is Finally Here!

Shopbop Main Event Sale 2016

Shopbop Main Event Sale 2016


My shopping-addicted readers have most certainly been waiting for this news!  The Shopbop Main Event Sale is finally here!

Similar to other BIG Shopbop sales in the past, this is a “buy more get more” structured deal. For orders up to $500 you’ll earn 25% off of your entire order. For orders over $500 you’ll get 30% off of your entire order. So yes, it’s definitely worth thinking through your gift list for the holiday season to get that extra 5% off!

Enter promo code MAINEVENT16 during checkout to score this steal! This Shopbop Sale ends at Midnight Friday October 14th Pacific Time. I always advise my readers to NOT HESITATE if you see an items you love! Some of the merchandise offered by Shopbop and East Dane is low in inventory, so your dream purchase may vanish if you don’t act fast! Don’t forget that this offer is good for both Shopbop AND East Dane, so shop for that special guy in your life too!

Click HERE to shop at Shopbop.com! Click HERE to shop East Dane!

Brand exclusions will most certainly apply, so be sure to CLICK HERE to read the fine print on what brands can’t be discounted!

Saks Fifth Avenue F&F Sale Starts TODAY!

Saks Fifth Avenue

saks friends and family oct 2016Can it really be that the holiday shopping season has started? There’s no surer way to know than the fact that department stores like Saks Fifth Avenue have started their Friends & Family sales!

The October 2016 Saks F&F offer is 25% off clothing, shoes and accessories (some exclusions apply). Jewelry is 20% off, and–THIS IS RARE–Beauty and Fragrance is 10% off!  This sale is available online only for 10/4-10/5/16, and then continues through 10/9/16 both online and in-store. SaksFirst members will also earn triple points on eligible purchases.  Click the link below to head straight over to the shopping fun!

FRIENDS & FAMILY is back! 25% OFF*clothing, shoes & accessories. Plus, 10% OFF Beauty & Fragrance with code BEAUTYFF. Valid 10/4 – 10/6 online only. Shop Now!

I’ll be sure to update this post with more info when it is available, as well as a list of exclusions!

Bloomingdales F&F Sale Starts Online TODAY!

Bloomingdales Friends & Family Sale 2016

Bloomingdales Friends & Family Sale 2016

It’s hard to believe, but the friends and family sale events that lead up to the holiday season have started TODAY!  Each year, Bloomingdales kicks off the holiday shopping season early with the Bloomingdales Friends & Family Sale! The sale starts online today, 9/30/16, and then hits stores on 10/3/16.

The discount is 25% discount off of a selection of merchandise using the promo code FRIENDS during checkout.  Yes, there are brand exclusions (see below) but you can still earn a $25 loyalist reward card for every $100 you spend on excluded brands.  Get in there and start shopping, because the very best deals will sell out fast, and the sale ends on 10/10/16!

Click HERE to shop Bloomies and enter promo code FRIENDS during checkout.

Brand exclusions

Offer excludes: WOMEN: Adidas, Adidas by Stella McCartney, Agent Provocateur, Alexis, American Giant, Armani Black Label, Armani Collezioni, Barbour, Belstaff, Burberry Brit, Burberry London, Canada Goose, Chanel, Derek Lam 10 Crosby, Duvetica, Gen Art, Hamilton, Hanky Panky, Herno, Herve Leger, Jigsaw, kate spade new York sleepwear, La Perla, Marina Rinaldi, Max Mara, Max Mara Studio, Maximilian Fur Services, Michael Kors, Moncler, Moose Knuckles, Natori Lingerie, Nike, Oscar De La Renta (Leased), Peuterey, Postcard, Puma, FENTY PUMA x Rihanna, Ralph Lauren Black Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Sonia by Sonia Rykiel (Leased), Sonia Rykiel (Leased), The North Face®, Tory Burch Clothing, Tory Burch Swim, UGG® Australia, Under Armour, Wacoal, Weekend Max Mara,

Women’s Designer Owned (Akris Punto, Anthony Vaccarello, Antonio Berardi, Barbara Bui, Boutique Moschino, Calvin Klein, Carolina Herrera, Christian Siriano, Donna Karan, Escada, Etro, J. Mendel, Jeremy Scott, Kimora Lee Simmons, Lela Rose, Monse, Narciso Rodriguez, Oscar De La Renta, Paule Ka, Peggy Jennings, RED Valentino, SHI Cashmere, Sonia By Sonia Rykiel, Sonia Rykiel, Superfine, Tamara Mellon, Vera Wang, Victoria Victoria Beckham)

Women’s Designer Swim (Figue, La Perla, Lisa Marie Fernandez), Woolrich, Hanro. WOMENS SHOES: Adidas, adidas by Raf Simons, Alexander Wang, Aquatalia Shoes, Belstaff, Birkenstock, Burberry, Chanel, Charlotte Olympia, Chloé, Converse, Dior, Fendi, Frye, Giuseppe Zanotti, Gucci, Hunter, Jimmy Choo, kate spade new york, Louis Vuitton, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marc Jacobs, Marni, Miu Miu, Moschino, Munro, Nike, Opening Ceremony, Prada, Proenza Schouler, PUMA, rag & bone, Rebecca Minkoff, Robert Clergerie, Salvatore Ferragamo, Sarah Flint, Sergio Rossi, SJP by Sarah Jessica Parker, Stella McCartney, Stuart Weitzman, TOMS, Tory Burch, UGG®, UGG® Collection.

HANDBAGS: ALLSAINTS, Bottega Veneta, Burberry, Chanel, Charlotte Olympia, Chloé, Coach, Coach 1941, Dior, Elizabeth and James, Fendi Leased, Fendi Owned, Giuseppe Zanotti, Gucci, Herschel Supply Co., Issey Miyake, Jason Wu, Jimmy Choo, kate spade new york, Kors Studio, Longchamp, Louis Vuitton, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marc Jacobs, Marni, MCM, Miu Miu, Moschino, MZ Wallace, Nancy Gonzalez, Prada, Rebecca Minkoff, Salvatore Ferragamo Leased, Salvatore Ferragamo Owned, Shinola, Stella McCartney, Tory Burch, VBH, What Goes Around Comes Around.

FINE JEWELRY: Cento, David Yurman, John Hardy, Lagos, Luxury Watches, Pomellato.

ACCESSORIES: Baublebar, kate spade new york, Kendra Scott, Pandora, Alex and Ani.

SEASONAL ACCESSORIES: Burberry, Eric Javits, Moncler, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tory Burch.

FASHION WATCHES: kate spade new york, Kate Spade Tech Watches, Marc by Marc Jacobs, Marc Jacobs, Michael Kors Tech Watches, MICHELE, Shinola.

WOMENS SUNGLASSES: Celine, CHANEL, Chloé, Quay, Ray-Ban, Dior, Givenchy, kate spade new york, Tom Ford.

MEN: Adidas, Adidas x Wings & Horns, Allen Edmonds, American Giant, APC, Armani Collezioni, ATM, Barbour, BELSTAFF, Birkenstock, Burberry Cold Weather, Burberry Sportswear, Dress Shirts, Neckwear, Formalwear and Accessories, Canada Goose, Celine Sun, Coach, Comme Des Garcon Play Shoes, Comme Des Garcon Play, Junya Watanabe, Converse, Duvetica, Eidos, Eleventy, Eton of Sweden, Frye, Gucci Leased Shoes, Gucci Owned Shoes, Hamilton, Helmut Lang, Herno, Herschel Supply Co., Jigsaw, Knot Standard, Longchamp, Louis Vuitton, Made to Measure, Marc Jacobs, MCM, Mens Tech/Electronics (Beats by Dr Dre, Bodimetrics, Coin, Fitbit, Homedics, Hoodie Buddie, Jam, Jetson, Martian, Men’s Store at Bloomingdale’s Tech, Misfit, Mophie, Moto 360, Motorola, Native Union, O-Range, Protocol, Tumi, Master & Dynamic, Impossible Project, Wonderwoof, Tile), Mens Tech/Electronics (Beats by Dr Dre, Bodimetrics, Fitbit, Homedics, Hoodie Buddie, Jam, Jetson, Martian, Men’s Store at Bloomingdale’s Tech, Misfit, Mophie, Moto 360, Motorola, Native Union, O-Range, Protocol, Tumi, Master & Dynamic, Impossible Project, Wonderwoof, Tile), Moncler, Montblanc, Mooseknuckles, Nike, Oakley Sun, Orlebar Brown, Polo Ralph Lauren Sportswear, Tailored and Accessories, Prada, Psycho Bunny Clothing, Public School, rag & bone Collection, Ray-Ban, RM Williams, Salvatore Ferragamo Accessories, Salvatore Ferragamo Shoes, Salvatore Ferragamo Ties, Shinola, Smythson, STATE Bags, Suitsupply, T by Alexander Wang, The North Face®, Thomas Pink, Todd Snyder, Toms, Tumi, twenty tees, 13 x twenty, UGG® Robes & Loungewear, UGG® Shoes, Under Armour Clothing, Uniform, Vilebrequin, Vineyard Vines, WILL Leather Goods, Y-3 Shoes, Y-3 Sportswear, Z Zegna Shoes, Z Zegna Tailored, Dress Shirts, Neckwear, and Formalwear, David Donahue, Dior Homme Sun, Givenchy Sun, Hanro, Tom Ford Sun.

KIDS: 4MOMS, Baby Bjorn, Bugaboo, Burberry, Canada Goose, Converse, Cybex, DCI, Dexton, Ergobaby, Hunter, Ivanka Trump, Jacadi, Jelly Cat, kate spade new york, Maclaren, Maxi-cosi, Michael Michael Kors, Moncler, Mooseknuckles, Nike, Psycho Bunny, Sophie Giraffe, Stokke, Storsak, Stuart Weitzman, The North Face®, TOMS, UGG®, Under Armour, UPPAbaby, US Angels.

HOME: Breville, Briggs & Riley, Carl Hansen & Son, Christofle Sterling Silver, Cutlery, Irobot, Le Creuset, MacKenzie Childs, Miele, Papyrus, Rimowa, Tempur-Pedic, Tumi, UGG, Vitamix.

Offer excludes all Louis Vuitton, Gift Cards, Cosmetics and Fragrances, Drybar, Space NK.

Gorgeous Lancôme GWP At Nordstrom Beauty

Gorgeous Lancôme GWP at Nordstrom Beauty #Nordstrom #Nordys #beautyGWP #GWP #GWPaddict

Gorgeous Lancôme GWP at Nordstrom Beauty

press-sampleBelieve me, the last thing on earth I need is more beauty product.  But, when I see a GWP this incredible, I think “what do I need to buy”?

With any $39.50 purchase at the Lancôme counter at Nordstrom (or online at Nordstrom.com) you’ll score this gorgeous little GWP filled with Lancôme goodies, AND you get to pick your colors! The retail value of the gift is $146, and there’s a “spend more get more” option too!

Need some buying advice?  My latest Lancôme loves include Lancôme Juicy Shakers, Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra Longwear Foundation Stick, the uttlerly sinful Lancôme Absolue Lip Balm, and Lancôme Miracle CC Cushions!

Click HERE to head over to Nordstrom.com and shop Lancôme! FREE Shipping. FREE Returns.

The products suggested above were press samples. Please click HERE to read my full disclosure.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Starts TODAY!

NORDSTROM - Shop Brand-New Handbags for Fall at the Anniversary Sale through August 7

affiliate-linksI may write primarily about beauty products, but you know my main goal is always to save my readers some money! Over the years I’ve posted countless times about sales, GWPs, and other events that give you more bang for your buck. Today is the start of one of the biggest sales events of the year!

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale officially starts today, and the best part about this event is the items on sale are for the upcoming Fall season, not summer or spring cast-offs. This is the time to stock up on back-to-school items for the kids, new autumn makeup shades, clothing for fall, and even gifts for loved ones!

Click HERE to shop the Nordstrom Annivesary Sale.