Shopbop is having a massive sale right now – use discount code GOBIG15 for up to 25% off your order!
Some of my favorite Shopbop items that I own and love are the Larkspur Lace Top, Marin Lace Dress, and Paige Denim Transcend Hoxton Ultra Skinny jeans. I’m also eyeing this gift guide with many, many gifts under $50 for girlfriends and my sister. (Also, for a splurge, these Kate Spade taxi flats are ridiculously cute).
The expiration date for the sale: 11/30/15.
How to be Smarter: Book Recommendation: Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes. A funny, inspiring book that is both an insider’s peek into the world of Hollywood glamour and a tribute to the power of being an amazing writer. Highly recommend!
How to be Prettier: A quick but comprehensive guide to makeup tricks – the lipstick advice is so simple but so helpful.
How to be (less) Awkward: Not awkward, just adorable: this kids’ tee shirt.
How to be Smarter: Book Recommendation: Do Cool Sh*t: Quit Your Day Job, Start Your Own Business, & Live Happily Ever After by Miki Agrawal. The whole book is a rallying cry for not just why you should do what you love, but the practical how to get your idea off the ground. Miki also includes other cool tidbits, like best practices for staying healthy while being an entrepreneur and how she married her husband at Burning Man. It’s a comprehensive book that would be perfect if you’re looking to shake-up your mindset.
How to be Prettier: Love this J.Crew factory lace dress, which comes in black, blue, and red: perfect for holiday events. I just bought it in blue, and it’s also currently 35% off with the code YOUWIN.
How to be (less) Awkward: Not awkward, just adorable: I love this new Barbie ad.
How to be Smarter: 25 Small Steps to Get You Closer to Your Dream Job.
How to be Prettier: I just discovered Poshmark - it is a site (and an app) to buy or sell women’s fashion. I am completely obsessed. I have gotten new-with-tags clothes from so many of my favorite brands for a fraction of their retail price. [This is not an affiliate link or a sponsored post, and I have no affiliation to Poshmark - I just really like the service a lot].
How to be (less) Awkward: If you have been feeling a little shy at work, show up to your next meeting early. As people trickle in, you can say hi and greet each of them 1:1, which is usually less overwhelming than walking into a full room.
Hope you have a nice day! [That link goes to one of my favorite Halloween-themed videos].