Case of the Mondays

Case of the Mondays – Sparkle & Shine clutches

sparkle & shine clutches

Your search is on for fantastically festive silver and gold clutches in our All That Glitters shopping battle this week. Any holiday look would be happily paired with a little sparkle and shine from these glitzy grab bags, but they’re great for a special event any time of year. We’re especially in love with the floral detail on Santi’s metallic clutch ($195, Shopbop).

Do you rule at building holiday wardrobes?

Head to www.BattleShop.co and compile a dream closet of silver and gold looks today! Make it to the FINALS and you’ll be competing for AMEX gift cards each week.

SHOP THESE CLUTCHES

Alexander McQueen Union Jack Skull Metallic Clutch- $1,795 Neiman Marcus

Vince Camuto Love Minaudiere – $158.00 Macy’s

Edie Parker Flavia Acrylic Peace Clutch Bag – $1,495.00 Neiman Marcus

Santi Metallic Clutch – $195.00 Shopbop

L.A.M.B. Fallon – $365.00 Zappos

Franchi Handbags Lilith Box Clutch – $173.00 Zappos

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T.G.I.Fashion

T.G.I.Fashion – Dream LBDs

TGIFashion dream lbds

Do you dream of LBDs? We’ve been scoping out the most gorgeous designer little black dresses during this week’s Luxury Runway challenge and finally have narrowed it down to our 5 favorites. Trust us when we say it was no easy task but our #1 pick is this crystal star-studded Alexander McQueen number from Net-a-Porter. Would you put one of these LBDs in your BattleShop closet this week or have you had your eye on something even more fabulous?

Today’s the last day to lock a closet with BattleShop’s largest virtual budget yet. What are you waiting for? Start a new battle at www.BattleShop.co today!

 

Dolce & Gabbana embellished collar dress – $3,295.00 FarFetch.com

Valentino Cape-style silk-crepe mini dress – $3,490 Net-a-Porter

Alexander McQueen Crystal-embellished stretch-wool and velvet mini dress – $4,995 Net-a-Porter

Giambattista Valli Satin and organza fil coupé mini dress – $2,875 Net-a-Porter

Erdem Justine embellished velvet, faille and jacquard mini dress – $4,920 Net-a-Porter

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BattleShop Betty's Closets

Back to School Fashion Crash Course

BTS faves

BattleShop’s Back To School challenge gives shoppers the chance to curate a Fall dream closet and battle it out with other shopper’s closets for the chance to win AMEX gift cards. We’ve put together 3 looks we’d be happy to strut down the halls in. What would you spend your virtual $2,000 BattleBudget on? Head to BattleShop.co and start a new battle today! Remember, BattleShop is free to join, free to play and free to win AND you can play multiple times a week so get in the game today!

Collection cashmere sweater in varsity stripe – $238 J.Crew

Paige Denim Verdugo coated skinny ankle jeans – $199 CUSP by NM

Marc by Marc Jacobs mesh plaid computer case – $56.99 6pm.com

Gola Spirit Liberty floral & suede sneakers – $148 LuisaViaRoma

 Matisse Militia wide calf riding boots – $149.95 DSW

Blanca Jacquard dress – $117.99 Madewell

Diesel double wrap bracelet and leather strap watch – $195 Nordstrom

Tory Burch Melodie logo stud dome earrings – $68 CUSP by NM

Blank NYC Embroidered denim shirt – $76 Pink Mascara

McQ Alexander McQueen front pleat plaid skirt – $435 Stylebop

Frye Logan backpack – $448 Shopbop

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Best Trends Forever, WWYW - Which Would You Wear?

Best Trends Forever – How Do You Take Your Peplum?

The peplum style has been around since the 1940s although most of us know it from the first resurgence in the 80s. Rocked as a dress or blouse, this flared or ruffled style is ultra-chic and figure-flattering which is what makes it one of our Best Trends Forever. We’ve put together two peplum looks. Tell us which one you’d wear!

which would you wear Peplum

Our look on the left features a brightly hued Matthew Williamson dress from Flannels.com ($1,010), Louise Et Cie Nerine heels from Lord & Taylor ($139), and the Erica Combo Cross-body from Tory Burch ($450).

Our look on the right features a gorgeous Alexander McQueen Ruffle-Drape peplum top from Saks Fifth Ave. ($1,085), skinny J. Brand Mid Rise Capri jeans from Shopbop ($158), deliciously nude Salvatore Ferragamo Pellas sandals from Zappos Couture ($750) and the fun Stella McCartney Faux Deer Foldover clutch from LuisaViaRoma ($1,340).

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Best Trends Forever

Flower Power – Pieces for the Perfect Spring Weekend

It’s the perfect weekend to put some floral looks to the test! Enjoy some of our favorite newly bloomed pieces Spring pieces, just in time for Mother’s Day!

Flower Power
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Want it Wednesday

Want it Wednesday – Blazer Story

Want it Wednesday

If you’re an adult female, in years if not in attitude, you should have a suit or two for business and a casual blazer or two JUST for pleasure. The blazer is so versatile and classic that it can be paired with virtually everything you own, short of your bras and underwear. Actually, we take that back, that would probably look amazing. A casual blazer with jeans and sneakers and a graphic tee is perfection. A casual blazer with a summer sundress? Sure. With shorts and wedge sandals for a BBQ? Why not? Get yourself a solid black or navy blazer and one printed blazer and you’re set for serious style. In this case, we’re seriously covering Alexander McQueen’s Patchwork blazer, but let’s be honest, its not in the credit cards. Check out some of our (more affordable) faves!

Alexander McQueen Patchwork Blazer – $4,175 Farfetch.com

Alexander McQueen

Anana Jacket by Corey Lynn Calter – $158 Anthropologie

Anthropologie

Classic mini-stripe seersucker blazer – $88 Gap

Gap

Polka Dot fitted blazer – $24.95 H&M

h&m

All Over Floral print blazer – $66 Chicnova.com

Chicnova

Michael by Michael Kors blazer – $203 Yoox.com

Michael Kors

 

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Tuesday Shoesday

Tuesday Shoesday – Pumped Up Kicks

High-top wedge sneakers are bringing casual looks to new heights this season! Most of these stylish dunks look good enough to go out for a jog in but we wouldn’t recommend it. Whether you wear these wedges on the reg, don’t love them or just don’t know how to style them, we’ve found some lofty styles you’ll want to check out. Have a look!

Adidas Originals Amberlight Up Shoes – $90 Adidas

Adidas

Chuck Taylor Platform Plus – $80.00 Converse

Converse

Hogan Rebel Suede Sequinned Sneakers – $465 LuisaViaroma.com

Hogan

Isabel Marant Burt High-Top Sneakers – $730 LaGarconne.com

Isabel Marant

MICHAEL Michael Kors Glam Studded High Top – $195 Michael Kors

MK

Chloe Quilted High-Top wedge – $895 Neiman Marcus

Chloe

Alexander McQueen (for Puma) Ofeya wedges – $345 Puma

Puma McQueen

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