At the risk of sounding like a broken record, for my pear shaped figure there is nothing like the Sweet-n-Low jeans from Lucky Brand to adorn my curves. Now until November 15, there are three styles of the cut on sale for 40% off the retail price.
My favorite are the dark wash of the Knox option:
The retail price starts at $79.50 but with a 40% discount these jeans becoming an astoundingly low $47.70. Shipping and sales tax will apply.
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines as starting November 12 for a four day period the “Gap” mothership is having their annual Give and Get discount promotion featuring 30% off your entire order (either in store or on line). Not only will you save some cash on any items purchased at the Gap, Gap Outlet, Banana Republic, Banana Republic Factory Stores and Old Navy, but the company will contribute 5% of your expenditures to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
With cooler temperatures upon us and the holiday season rearing its ugly (yet festive) head, this discount could not come at a better time. Whether you want to stock up on striped tops for your pear shaped figure , sailor pants, great affordable cardigans or find some new treasures perfect for adorning your goddess like curves, the bargains will be hard to resist.
Some new faves of mine include the must have styling detail of the season, ruffles. Many ladies may be intimidated from participating in this hot trend, but regardless of your age, size or shape as long as it is done correctly, you can rock the house. On the higher end of spending scale, Banana Republic has this adorable ruffled cardigan ($79.50):
Constructed of 100% merino wool, the sweater comes in a variety of neutrals such as Taupe, Carob Chip, Sugar Plum, Charcoal and Black. Not only will you be kept toasty warm, but you will also keep the attention on your upper torso.
Another ruffled option include this cotton cashmere blend ruffle henley sweater from the Gap ($44.50):
This sweater comes in full array of Roy G. Biv, the fabric is super soft, features subtle ruffles and would make an excellent layering piece.
Perhaps the other options are “too rich for your blood” and your wallet, well thank goodness for Old Navy and this animal friendly ruffled Faux-leather hobo bag ($29.50):
The best thing about a great handbag and jewelry from Hurricane by Jane Jewelry is that one size fits all! Since the ruffles are the main focal point, I think some great earrings like the Moony Swingtown ($59) would compliment any of these pieces:
When it comes to the best jeans ever for my figure, I swear by Lucky Brand and the Sweet-n-Lows. I’ve previously mentioned that the Shelby Jeans ($99) are the next purchase I will make from my shopping list. That day may be today as for one day only, November 3, Lucky is offering $35 dollars off of purchases of $100 or more.
Consider this an early holiday gift from Lucky founders Gene and Barry. If you are are in the market for a new pair of jeans, anything from the Sweet-N-Low line should do the trick. Since many of this cut of jean are under $100, another little something, something is required to get the discount.
As a big fan of animal prints, there would be no other choice but this thermal top ($49.50) for me.
The fabric is a soft and gentle weave of 100% cotton, the pattern will bring the viewers eye upward, and the v-neck front is the most flattering cut for all body types.
Shopping Tip: Since this top is 100% cotton, make sure the item fits you as snugly as possible (allowing for comfort). Like all items made of cotton, the item will stretch from use, but will snap back into shape with a washing. Make sure to follow the manufacturers recommended care instructions for the longevity of your item.
I would pair these two items together, wear them with my most beaten up Frye boots, layer on top with a cropped cardigan sweater and top off with some of my jewelry. My choice for this is the handmade Princess Necklace ($79). Just so you know, I hand craft the sterling silver pendant which is the focal point of this piece:
The dangling elegance and simplicity of the All Mixed up Earrings ($42) will top off the look delightfully.
Money is tight for everyone these days, including your local starving artist, Hurricane by Jane. With the gift giving season looming on the near horizon, it is up to you to make wise shopping choices for your loved one’s and I can make it way easier.
All Hurricane by Jane Jewelry is priced under $100, is handmade with love and can be easily customized for size. Whether you are a small business owner wanting to buy office gifts for your employees or looking to shop for a difficult friend or relative, I certainly have options.
One great piece is the Silver and Gold Multitasker ($75) that was previously selling at ShopIntuition.com for $150.
The piece measures 34″ long, is handcrafted by me from sterling silver and gold filled link chain, contains a lobster clasp and can be worn as a long necklace, double wrapped, bracelet or even an anklet. Plus the duo metals will allow you not to worry about whether the “she” in question is a gold or silver person, because this necklace features both.
If you are interested in talking shop with me, feel free to email me directly at email@example.com. Let me know what pieces interest you and the quantities, and I can certainly come up with a price point that is sure to make you smile.
Not sure how to approach me to strike a deal? By heeding my own advice from an article I wrote for www.gobankingrates.com entitled “Knowing How to Negotiate With Grace Can Help You Save Money” I give you the inside track on how to haggle and get a great deal like a pro.
The right Le Sport Sac can be used by any shaped gal, and just because I love them so much, I thought I would share a discount code I found with my Pear Shapely brethren.
Tell me what you buy, I will be pear green with envy!
The Armani Exchange website is offering an automatic 20% discount on purchases over $100 plus free shipping (expires 10/26/09). Combine it all with the additional code of “EXTRA10” and you can save another 10%, thus making pieces from this line affordable. My favorite item for a pear shaped body are the Marled Wrap Cardigan ($88):
The topper is 100% cotton and comes in an array of neutral colors. With a belted waist, a wide shawl color and a length that won’t cut your thighs visually in two, it will balance out your fabulous figure.
A pop of color from a classic ribbed t shirt ($22) will bring some fun into the mix:
Plus buying both pieces together will bring your total over $100, ensure you get all the qualifying discounts. With your spare cash, visit Hurricane by Jane and buy an affordable and adorable pair of handmade earrings to mix with the ensemble, like the Swingtown Earrings ($32):
The complete look will be just devine!