A gift for the senses

I don’t have a fireplace and this time of year I really miss it. Nothing is better on a cold night that a warm fire to snuggle up to. I was cruising through Anthropologie’s special holiday section looking for curiosities to give as hostess gifts when I stumbled across the Illume Pine Cone Fire Starters ($24) shown in the photo…
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RECENT PURCHASES I ♥

Gorgeous! One Hundred Summits Dress

One Hundred Summits Dress, $188Outfit option 1 | Outfit option 2 The One Hundred Summits Dress did not catch my eye in the catalog. In real life though I found it very attractive. I was so drawn to it that I started to think of excuses to wear it — dancing, a party, weekend-ing. Honestly I would wear this dress…
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CURRENT CRAVINGS

Urban Outfitters shares fall

From the Associated Press: NEW YORK — Shares of Urban Outfitters Inc. fell Monday after an analyst downgraded the specialty retailer, citing signs of weakness at its Anthropologie stores. Shares fell $1.50, or 8.6 percent, to $16 in afternoon trading. They earlier set a two-year low of $15.71. Barclays Capital analyst Jeff Black lowered his rating to “Underweight” from “Equal…
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Recent Zara wins + wants

FRINGED PLAID JACKET
WATER RESISTANT HOODED TRENCH COAT
LEATHER EQUESTRIAN CROSSBODY BAG
LACE TOP
BACKPACK WITH RING
LACE TOP
HOUNDSTOOTH COAT
FLORAL PRINT DRESS
STRIPED SWEATER
SATIN DRESS
LACE TOP
MULTICOLORED STRIPED TOP
DOUBLE BREASTED BUTTONED COAT
MULTICOLOR KNIT DRESS
ANIMAL PRINT LEATHER MINI CROSSBODY BAG
HEELED SLINGBACK VINYL SHOE
ANIMAL PRINT MINI BAG
FLORAL PRINT DRESS
TORTOISESHELL WIDE HEELED SANDALS
PRINTED KNIT TOP
BELTED JACKET WITH POCKETS
PACKABLE RAINCOAT
SPARKLY KNIT BLOUSE
OPENWORK SWEATER
FAUX SUEDE SKIRT
SLINGBACK LEATHER HEELS
HEELED SUEDE ANKLE BOOTS
ANIMAL PRINT BLOUSE
OVERSIZED COTTON COAT
WIDE HEELED SLINGBACKS
SCALLOP TRIM POPLIN SHIRT
TOP WITH TIE WAIST
RUFFLED DRESS
FLORAL PRINT BLOUSE
PLEATED DRESS
PLEATED SKIRT
PACK OF PEARL AND ACETATE BARRETTES
TEXTURED KNIT DRESS WITH RUFFLES DETAILS
DOUBLE-FACED JACKET
MOCK NECK SWEATER
FAUX SUEDE FRINGED OVERSHIRT
PRINTED MINI DRESS
MID-HEIGHT HEELED ANKLE BOOTS WITH STRETCHY PANELS
FLORAL ORGANZA HOOP EARRINGS
STUDDED ANIMAL PRINT SNEAKERS
EMBROIDERED BLOUSE
OVERSIZED COAT WITH POCKETS
EMBROIDERED BLOUSE
EVERYDAY BACKPACK
ANIMAL PRINT TOP
DOUBLE BREASTED TRENCH COAT WITH BUTTONS
LEATHER MID-HEEL SLINGBACKS
EMBROIDERED SKIRT
SPLIT LEATHER HEELED COWBOY ANKLE BOOTS
BELTED TRENCH COAT
POCKET CAPE
HEELED LEATHER SQUARE TOE SANDALS
PACK OF SPARKLING MULTICOLOR HAIR CLIPS
FAUX LEATHER SKIRT
REVERSIBLE XL KLIMT TOTE BAG
PACK OF SPARKLING MULTICOLOR HAIR CLIPS
SUEDE LOOK COAT
SPLIT LEATHER FRINGED CROSSBODY BAG
STUDDED EQUESTRIAN CROSSBODY BAG
SEQUIN RUFFLED TOP
SEMICIRCULAR CROSSBODY BAG
FAUX PEARL BEJEWELED EARRINGS
CONTRASTING LACE DRESS
SATIN SKIRT
FRINGE JACKET
SATIN SKIRT
FLORAL PRINT BLOUSE
BELTED COAT
METALLIC THREAD RUFFLED TOP
OPEN KNIT TOP
RUFFLED EMBROIDERED SHIRT
ANIMAL EMBOSSED SHOPPER BAG
RUFFLED BLOUSE
TIED KNIT TOP
ROCKER LEATHER CROSSBODY BAG WITH CHAIN
PLEATED SKIRT
ANIMAL PRINT BOX BAG
CROPPED FLEECE COAT
STUDDED SLINGBACK BALLET HEELS
ORGANZA FLOWER EARRINGS

Site update!

Anthropologie updated their site homepage today with a flash holiday album. I like the moving slide touches (on slide 2 for example). It’s a nice, unexpected touch of whimsy. None of the clothing is really jumping out at me besides the Off-Kilter Hoodie on slide 23 but there are several pairs of boots I would love to own. No doubt…
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Christmas already?

It must be close to that most wonderful time of that year. Last week’s email from Anthropologie featured tree ornamentation. Several of these caught my eye but I refuse to even think about decorations until after Thanksgiving. Will any of these be hanging around your home this winter?
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The best of what’s on sale at Anthropologie: for the home

Each week, we’ll take a look at interesting home items on sale. Availability may vary. Burl Wood Bowl: now $15 (note: size will vary) Chickadee Egg Cups: now $16 Lynette Ladybug Timer: now $10 Insecta Glasswork Pillow: now $50 Sophie Conran Pitchers: now $10 Swaziland Candle (sea turtle): now $4
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The best of what’s on sale at Anthropologie: clothing

Each week, we’ll take a look at some cute pieces on sale. Availability and sizing may vary. Glenallen Cardigan: now $50 Through-the-Glade Hoodie: now $50 (also in ivory) Grade Book Top: now $30 (in 4 colors) Blackboard Dress: now $90 Treatments Dress: now $160 Scatter & Sow Trousers: now $80
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