Guys, I’ve been in a splurge-y mood lately. (Gulp.) There are so many items on my lust list right now — below, Le Latest.
Pick No. 1: The Statement Top
How fabulous is this statement top?! Love the idea of pairing this with my favorite skinnies, a bold red lip, and some great heels. Easy, fashion-forward genius. The best part? The shirt is under $50! Very Johanna Ortiz. If you are after more great deals, check out my sale sweep section.
Pick No. 2: The New Shades
OBSESSED with these Le Specs shades ($69). Just ordered them in the black and may also need them in the tortoise!
Pick No. 3: The New Bedding
I’ve mentioned chic bedding line House Hill Home before on the blog, but I only recently took a closer look at their wares when I realized the monograms on the pillow shams have become a bit unraveled and messy looking owing to heavy use of late (I’m always balling up pillows and leaning against them while breastfeeding!). I really wanted to order a pair of their Savile pillows (shown below with the black trim, $130 for set of two — so tidy! so elegant! so European!), but black would really clash with our predominantly gray-with-pops-of-lavender situation in our bedroom, and white was sold out. I’m now contemplating a set of their Waverley pillows with the cornflower blue trim or maybe just the plain white trim. I’m also on the fence about what to embroider on the pillows — they have so many creative ideas! Mr. and Mrs.? Mr. Shoop and Mrs. Shoop? Jen and Landon? Decisions, decisions…
Pick No. 4: Open-Weave Sweater
This open-weave neutral sweater is the sort of staple classic that is rather boring to buy, but will see a ton of use — and it’s on sale for $39! I’m imagining throwing it on with my white distressed denim skinnies on a cooler evening.
Pick No. 5: The French Skin Cleanser
Have you guys heard all the buzz about the milky French skin cleanser, Collosol? Apparently it’s a French pharmacy classic and cult favorite — Karl Lagerfeld reportedly uses a full bottle of it every time he takes a bath?! — and has only recently become available for purchase in the U.S. ($28). I’m very intrigued…and P.S., more new beauty finds, and, speaking of Les Francais, some reflections on my beloved Paris.
Pick No. 5: The New Pert Plus.
I love the styling of this new shampoo-and-conditioner-in-1: it reminds me of my middle school years in more ways than one. Also supposedly amazing.
Pick No. 6: The Hermes Leather Bracelet.
My mom gave me a classic Hermes wrap bracelet for my birthday a few years ago — it’s a classic that layers well with so many other pieces. I’m considering adding another to my stack, and Real Real carries a bunch of gently used ones at a decent price: I love this white one ($245) or this blue one ($395).
Pick No. 7: The Santa Maria Novella Pomegranate.
I read in a recent edition of Town + Country that one well-appointed interior designer stocks her guest bedrooms with these Santa Maria Novella terracotta pomegranates ($69 each), describing them as “transformative.” It’s apparently soaked in the old Italian label’s signature scent and it slowly releases the fragrance into the air over time, gently perfuming the room. I need to give this a try as an alternative to keeping candles lit all over the place! Also: what a chic and luxurious hostess gift.
Pick No. 8: The Embroidered Button-Down.
Speaking of embroidered goodies (ahem, those damn chic pillowcases above!), I have my eye on of these adorable “bonjour” embroidered button-downs from Maison Labiche (on sale for $79 in limited sizes here; more sizes available here).
Also — Smallable carries a fairly extensive collection of embroidered Maison Labiche goodies for the wee ones. How perfect is this striped tee embroidered with “Enfant Terrible” (on sale for $40)?!?!?! Also love this “Bubble Gum” sweatshirt, and this striped “Bonjour” onesie.
Pick No. 9: The Frothy LWD.
I bought this Ulla Johnson dress (on sale for $354) for minimagpie’s upcoming Baptism. I just felt white was appropriate for the day. I’ll accent with pearls and pink. But, for those who missed out on the Ulla style, I also found this lookalike H+M dress for $79!
Pick No. 10: The Gingham Midi.
Still obsessing over the midi length RN. More inspo, especially of the gingham variety:
I’ll be recreating with this $95 gingham skirt. Please and thank you.