It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year : Holiday Style with GAP & Kendra Scott

It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!!๐ŸŽ„โค๏ธ Can you believe Christmas is just 2 weeks away!? I seriously LOVE the holiday season and yes, I totally feel like a giddy kid on Christmas. Well,  pretty much from Thanksgiving all the way till New Years! I hope you all share my love & adoration for this beautiful time of year. 

God has blessed me with so much this year and I couldn't be more thankful for all the GOOD I have in my life! Unwavering gratitude for my health, my family, for Adam and, this year brought these 3 lovely ladies into my life! Anna from Peppered In Style, Alyssa from A Hint of Hazel and Erika of Tayloring Style have become my dearest friends! As I get older, I have become super selective about who I spend precious time with and I so look forward to get togethers with these girls --  lots of laughs and wine with these 3!!

 So! It was only natural that the 4 of us get together for a fun holiday shoot! We teamed up with GAP & Kendra Scott from South Park Mall to put together these fun & festive holiday looks for you, our amazing readers! Due to schedules, we initially (tried) to pick out outfits separately - I was set on this buffalo plaid ruffle shirt - and once we all got together on the morning of our shoot, the whole red, black, white, plaid theme came together!

We thought it would be fun to do a little Holiday Q&A with you guys to get to know us a little better! We hope you and enjoy and please share 

Erika  @tayloringstyle

Favorite Holiday Tradition? Ever since my sister & I were younger, our parents have always given us PJs on Christmas eve.  My favorite thing is we still do this on Christmas Eve and it has grown as my sister and brother-in-law have continued to do this with my niece and nephew. I can't wait to do the same with my family one day! 

Favorite Christmas Movie(s)? Such a hard one!  My top 3 are Home Alone (tie between 1 & 2), The Holiday, and Christmas Vacation.

Favorite Christmas Song(s)? Any by Trans Siberian Orchestra, duh. All I Want for Christmas is You (#basic) & O Holy Night by Mariah Carey, Charlie Brown Christmas jams, Happy XMas by John Lennon.

Anna  @PepperedInStyle 

Favorite Holiday Tradition? Our holidays vary slightly with each year but we always make some Dominican foods that are traditional during the holidays. Iโ€™ve enjoyed the Elf on the Shelf for the past few years but my favorite part is watching the kids open their presents on Christmas morning.

Favorite Christmas Movie(s)? National Lampoons Christmas Vacation hands down. Iโ€™ve watch it every year since it came out. 

Favorite Christmas Song(s)? I love most Christmas songs but Latin Christmas songs make my holidays feel more like Christmas to me. 




Alyssa  @AHintOfHazel

Favorite Holiday Tradition? 
Spending time with my family and playing fun Christmas games together!

Favorite Christmas Movie(s)? 
Home Alone, Elf, and A Charlie Brown Christmas

Favorite Christmas Song(s)? 
I like listening to Michael Buble Christmas Radio on Pandora

Favorite Holiday Tradition? We are all about Christmas Eve in my family. My whole life, my parents have always gone all out for Christmas Eveโ€ฆbeautiful sit down dinner, all the homemade Christmas cookies you can imagine, as Iโ€™ve gotten older Midnight Mass has moved to earlier in the day, we open all our gifts on Christmas Eve and the evening goes on for hours on end (with wine, lots of wine) and I wouldnโ€™t change it for the world. #FamilyIsEverything

Favorite Christmas Movie(s)? I canโ€™t pick just one!! Home Alone, The Holiday, The Grinch (with Jim Carrey) Pretty sure Iโ€™ve watched each of these a million times! 

Favorite Christmas Song(s)? I adore Christmas Songs and start listening to them way too early in the season! Lol If I had to choose just 3, these would be my absolute favorites: Last Christmas by George Michael. Happy Xmas by John Lennon. They Prayer by Celine Dion & Andrea Bocelli.

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{ SHOP OUR OUTFITS }

Clients to Cocktails : Dressy Jeans + Blouse + Blazer

Hello Darlings! Welcome to Clients to Cocktails! A new Style Series dedicated to bringing you chic & polished workwear inspiration to take you from those busy days filled with clients & meetings to cocktails with co-workers/friends/family/your significant other! In my case, you can make that cocktail a good glass of wine!๐Ÿท๐Ÿ˜Œ

Times have definitely changed when it comes to what's acceptable to wear to the office or to meet clients, especially if you don't find yourself working in Corporate America. Depending on your work environment, I feel like business-casual has definitely become more of the norm. With so many self-employed entrepreneurs and start-ups, many of us able to make our own rules when it comes to what we wear to work! Can we say goodbye stuffy, office style!? โœŒ๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ™…๐ŸปWith all that being said, I have definitely run into people where I've thought to myself "what ARE you wearing" but hey, I only have control over what I put on in the morning. {LOL}

My schedule has changed tremendously throughout 2017 and I have definitely changed the way I get dressed to go about my day. I have spent the last 10 years personal training & teaching yoga {that makes me sound so old!} which means I have left my house in a pair of leggings on more days than I can count! 

These days, when I'm not catching up on paperwork in front of my computer, I'm running all over Charlotte meeting clients for showings/listing presentations, meeting other agents, attending closings, open houses, grabbing coffee with new clients, and, on many evenings, I wind up meeting friends for food & drinks!

With all that being said, you guys know I'm all about comfort, but at the same time I want to look chic & polished when meeting clients -- those new ones especially! First impressions are everything, right!?  ๐Ÿ˜‰

I absolutely love(!) the look of a great pair of dressy jeans + a feminine blouse + a blazer & heels! This is such a classic combo & and the best part about this power outfit is that it can easily transition from (work)day and beyond without feeling the need to change -- especially if you simply take off your blazer to reveal a fabulous blouse! 

My jeans are a total splurge from rag & bone but.. #WorthIt !! I wear these babies all.the.time!! My blouse is from Kate Spade which I was able to get for 40% OFF in return for hosting a fun event with our Charlotte Kate Spade store and my Mural Blazer is from Nordstrom.  

I've linked a few of my favorites below! I hope you all enjoy this series! If there's anything you'd like to see, please let me know in the comments below! xx

Much Love, 

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Girl Tribe South End Holiday Pop-Up Store

Hey lovelies - Happy Tuesday! Juuust in case you didn't already know, Girl Tribe Co. has a holiday Pop-Up Shop in South End that will be open from now until Dec. 31. ๐Ÿ’— 
I popped into the space last week to check it out & it couldn't be any cuter! There are so many adorable items for the taking...cute, chic & affordable clothing & accessories, home decor and of course, your beloved Girl Tribe + CLT branded goodies! 

Be sure to pop in and catch them while you can! xx

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The Best Cyber Monday Sales 2017

Rag & Bone Skinny Jeans On Sale {30% off} | Kate Spade Star Sweater 'Star Sweater' {30% off}

Good Morning! Happy {CYBER} Monday! Hoping your Thanksgiving weekend was filled with yummy food & quality time with family & friends! Adam and I had THE BEST WEEKEND together and with our families. I sadly had to drop him at the airport yesterday evening and I totally wanted to hold him hostage here in Charlotte! {lol}

I wanted to quickly pop in to share the best deals of the day with you guys! There were so many awesome sales over the Black Friday Weekend, and of course, many have continued into Cyber Monday with some retailers really upping the savings for this extravaganza of a shopping day! I ain't mad! {haha}

I mentioned in my instagram post last night, that I'm simply sticking to sharing sales from the retailers that I actually love and shop with on a regular basis rather than driving myself (and you) crazy and trying to share every single sale going on - that's a bit overwhelming, don't you think!? 

So here you have it....The Best Cyber Monday Sales! 

Happy Shopping!! xx

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KATE SPADE : 30% OFF Full Priced Items. 40% OFF Sale Items
Use Code: MOREJOY

URBAN OUTFITTERS : $50 OFF Purchases $150 or More. $15 OFF Purchases $75 or More. 
Free Shipping on Orders of $50 or more. 

NORDSTROM : Extra 20% OFF Selected Sale Items
DESIGNER CLEARANCE : Up to 40% OFF

MADEWELL : 25% OFF Your Purchase. Use Code: GOODMOOD

JCREW : 40% OFF Your Purchase + Extra 10% OFF Your Purchase Until NOON + FREE SHIPPING
Use Code: SHOPFAST

ABERCROMBIE & FITCH : 50% OFF Entire Store. 

ANTHROPOLOGIE : 20% OFF Full-Priced Items. 30% OFF Sale Items. 

ASOS : 30% OFF Everything. Use Code: EPIC30

GAP : 50% OFF Everything. *No Exclusions. Use Code: CYBER
Extra 10% OFF. Use Code: TREAT
Free Shipping

SAM EDELMAN : 30% OFF Sale Styles. Use Code: CYBERSALE

NIKE : Extra 25% OFF Sale Styles. 
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MANGO : 30% OFF Everything. Use Code: CYBER17

KENDRA SCOTT : 20% OFF Everything. Use Code: YELLOW20
Free Shipping + Returns. 
 
CRATE & BARREL : 15% OFF Full-Priced Items. Use Code: SAVE15
Up to 40% OFF Furniture Items
Free Shipping - No Minimum
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ANN TAYLOR : 50% OFF Everything + FREE Shipping. Use Code: BESTMONDAY

Zella High Waist Moto Leggings {on sale for $36, from $75} | Always Hungry Tank {on sale for $25, from $52} 

Vince Camuto Over The Knee Boot {on sale for $127, from $240} | Madewell Plaid Ex-Boyfriend Shirt { 25% OFF with Code: GOODMOOD }

What I'm Wearing for Thanksgiving + The Best Black Friday Sales!

Happy Thanksgiving Eve, love bugs! The smile on my face couldn't be any bigger this morning knowing that Adam comes home tomorrow!! ๐Ÿ˜ I cannot wait to have him here for the the holiday weekend & to spend time with our families here in Charlotte and in Raleigh. 

If you didn't catch Monday's post, click that link to check out 3 Cozy Chic Outfit Ideas for Thanksgiving Weekend! I'll be wearing some version of each throughout the weekend. โ˜บ๏ธ

Black Friday doesn't officially start til...Friday ๐Ÿ˜‰ but, so many sales have started early! (Hello!!) You guys know I love a good sale and there are so many great deals you do not want to miss out on! Shop for yourself or knock out some Christmas shopping with these awesome sales & discount codes below! I've listed a couple a couple 1-day, early sales as well! 

Happy Shopping! Gobble Gobble! ๐Ÿฆƒ

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{ The Best Black Friday Sales }

J.Crew : 40% OFF Your Purchase. Use Code: THANKU

GAP :
50% OFF Everything! New arrivals, too! :) 
Use Code: BLKFRIDAY

Abercrombie & Fitch : Receive 50% OFF the entire store. No Code Needed.

Nordstrom : Early Savings Start HERE.
Extra 20% OFF Selected Sale Styles. 
TOPSHOP SALE : Get up to 50% OFF on Selected Styles. 

Madewell : Save 25% OFF Your Purchase. Use Code: DONTSTRESS

Shopbop :
Buy More, Save More. Use Code: MORE17
20% OFF Orders of $200+
25% OFF Orders of $500+
30% OFF Orders of $800+
Up to 75% OFF Sale Items + Up to 30% Full-Price Items

Crate & Barrel : 15% OFF Full-Price Items. Use Code: SAVE15
Up to 40% OFF 150+ Furniture Items 
Ends 11.27


Neiman Marcus : Neiman seems to be rolling out a different sale every day! Keep checking in to see what kind of deal each day brings! 
Women's & Men's Designer Sale : 40% OFF
$50 OFF $200 Order. Use Code: THANKFUL

Soludos : Take 25% OFF Your Entire Order. Use Code: BF25

Nike :
25% OFF Sale Styles. Use Code: EPIC25. End 11.28

Urban Outfitters : Buy One Get One 50% OFF Everything! 

Sam Edelman : 30% OFF Sitewide + In Stores. Use Code: SAMSGIVING

Kendra Scott :
20% OFF Everything. Use Code: YELLOW20

Ann Taylor :
50% OFF Everything! Use Code: GOPINK
Ends Sunday, 11.26

Mango : 30% OFF Everything. Use Code: BLACK17

Kate Spade : 30% OFF Everything. Use Code: GIVEJOY
Ends 11.26 @ midnight