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

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

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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