Peach Discover Your Perfect Tour Houston

Houston, we DID it!

As many of you know, we just had the Houston Perfect Tour this past week and it was a HUGE success! Thank you to all of you for coming out – it could not have been sweeter.

Taking place at the Westing Galleria, we pampered ourselves all day long and introduce the Peach line to our new and existing customers. They fell in love.  Champagne, manicures, massages, jewelry shopping, skin consultations – could you ask for anything more? Oh wait – you entered an adorable cabana to get perfect measured into the perfect fit for a bra!

A few snapshots from the day…

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This brand, the people behind the brand and those supporting the brand is mind blowing.  Seeing this all come together and celebrating Peach was an absolute delight!

Next stop … CHICAGO!!!  Visit here for details – you won’t want to miss this event! Mollie and Erin will be there … come see us!

Thank you Kendra Scott, Dr. Ernest Layton, Brush & Blush Blow Dry Bar, Kristin Schindler from Cherry Blossom Yoga for making this event unforgettable!

Erin’s Outfit Details: Top, Culottes, Shoes, Necklace

Spring Break Style

We recently went on Spring Break – and after this loooooong winter here in Connecticut, we NEEDED it!  I was super excited to break out some of my old and new favorites for our dinners out after long days at Disney and the pool.  If you follow me on Instagram (molliestylespies) then you’ve probably seen these pictures, but I wanted to include some shop-able spring break style links for those of you who might be interested. Oh- and some cute pics of my kiddos too.

Night out at the California Grill in the Contemporary Hotel (soooo good!)  Also, my husband is horrified that I posted this pic of him, oops!

Night out at the California Grill in the Contemporary Hotel (soooo good!)

 

Shop my outfit here:

 

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Look at these cuties. My daughter is wearing her favorite dress of the moment by Joah Love (found at Peek a Boutique in Northbrook, IL) , and my son has a KC shirt on from Charlie Hustle (find it at Little House in Kansas City).

Had to show a blurry (yet cute) pic of my whole family. My Mom, Dad, and sister joined us at Disney for this great trip!

 

After our trip to Disney, we headed to Miami’s Bal Harbour for a couple of days to chill out. This picture is taken in the gorgeous St Regis hotel lobby. We’re DEFINITELY going back!

Shop my outfit here:

 

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Laugh with me about my kids’ faces – they were DONE with pictures by this point in the trip. But, let’s talk about my favorite new pair of shoes. My Stuart Weitzman gladiators.

Of course, my new favorite Kooba bag (the Mini Jonnie in Earth Python to be specific) came with me again.

Shop my outfit here:

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Just had to share this amazing view of the St Regis grounds and then the ocean from our hotel room. Picturesque!

Online Resale with Poshmark & The Wrld

These past couple of months, i’ve taken a hard look at my closet.  What I need, what I don’t need, and what I can sell.  I have been using consignment shops ever since I was a girl – my Mom used to take my things for extra cash when I was little, and as an adult I have adopted the same habit.  If you take really good care of your things, you can make some great money by selling them when you’re kind of over them.

I used to go old school – taking my things to an actual shop.  But now, I mostly sell my things online.  For lower end items, I am a big Poshmark fan.  It’s an app and it is super easy to use.  You just take a picture of your item, describe it, price, and list.  SO easy!  To find and follow me on Poshmark, my user name is mcmilano77.

For higher end items, I just had a great (and super easy) experience with The Wrld. Formerly called Material Wrld, you can send your items to them with a prepaid label, they will decide what they’ll take and then email you an offer.  You can accept the offer, or decline, and if you decline, they will send your items back to you or donate.  If you choose to accept their offer, you will get to choose a gift certificate to one of the following retailers:  Shopbop,  Saks, Bloomingdales, Steven Alan, Barneys, Neimans, or Nordstroms.  Amazing!

From my items I sold to The Wrld, I netted $275.  I chose a gift certificate to Shopbop, and now the question is…..what do I ‘need?’  Well…..I can’t stop thinking about getting a fabulous pair of gladiator sandals.  The ones that go all the way up your calf.  Some of my favorite looks with these sandals via Pinterest:

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What are your favorites?  Here are the ones I’m thinking about:

 

Kooba Bag Winner!!!!

 

 

We have a winner!!!!!  Thank you SO MUCH to all who entered our contest, we are so glad we got to introduce you to Kooba!  Winner, when you get your bag, show it off in style and tag us all on Instagram!  #stylespiesloveskooba

Drumroll please………..

the winner of a brand new Spring 2015 Kooba handbag is:

Holly Kunze!

Holly – we’ll be in touch, congratulations!

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Kooba Giveaway!

 

Just a reminder, our Kooba handbag giveaway ends tomorrow night, April 1, at 11:59pm!  Enter here, on Instagram, or on our Facebook post about the contest.  

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**To enter our AMAZING giveaway, you must do ALL of the following:

1. ‘Like’ Style Spies AND Kooba on Facebook.

2.  Follow all 3 of these accounts on Instagram:

@molliestylespies

@erinstylespies

@koobabags

3.  Comment HERE or on either of our Instagram accounts as to what your favorite bag is right now from Kooba.  It can be one of the two we’ve featured or anything on their website:  www.kooba.com

**If you do not do all of the above, we cannot enter you into our contest.  Your comment will be your ‘entry’ but we’ll be checking for follows and likes before we draw our winner.

This giveaway will end one week from today, on Wednesday April 1st at 11:59pm.  And no, that’s not an April Fools joke.  We’ll announce the winner on Thursday the 2nd!

Give me some Kooba…….it’s a Giveaway!

Another brand we love at Style Spies – Kooba.  I have had one of my Kooba bags for – get this, 10 years.  Their bags are timeless and high quality, and have tons of usable inside pockets for all of the stuff we all cart around daily.  We’ve been lucky enough to partner with Kooba this month for yet another amazing giveaway.  Kooba is giving one of our lucky readers a BRAND NEW Kooba bag from their Spring 2015 line!!!!!  People – this is HUGE!

Below, Erin is photographed with the Rhodes Satchel in camel, $578.

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And here, Mollie (clearly Erin lives in a much more weather friendly climate than Mollie) is wearing the Mickey Tote in Earth, $558.

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**To enter our AMAZING giveaway, you must do ALL of the following:

1. ‘Like’ Style Spies AND Kooba on Facebook.

2.  Follow all 3 of these accounts on Instagram:

@molliestylespies

@erinstylespies

@koobabags

3.  Comment HERE or on either of our Instagram accounts as to what your favorite bag is right now from Kooba.  It can be one of the two we’ve featured or anything on their website:  www.kooba.com

**If you do not do all of the above, we cannot enter you into our contest.  Your comment will be your ‘entry’ but we’ll be checking for follows and likes before we draw our winner.

This giveaway will end one week from today, on Wednesday April 1st at 11:59pm.  And no, that’s not an April Fools joke.  We’ll announce the winner on Thursday the 2nd!

Good luck, and please, share this giveaway! The more the merrier!

Henry & Belle Studded Jean Winner!

Thank you to all of those that entered the Henry & Belle Studded Jean Contest!

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The lucky winner is …

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Ashley Bree Perez!

We are so excited for you Ashley, make sure to take a pic for us … and tag Style Spies and Henry & Belle.

Email mollie@stylespies.com with your address and size!

Thank you again to everyone who entered, stay tuned for more giveaways.

Henry & Belle Studded Denim Giveaway!

If you know our blog, you know we LOVE Henry & Belle denim. We hope we’ve made a few of you followers of the brand as well. The stretch and fit of the jeans is amazing. They feel like second skin!

Today – you’re in luck – we’re having a Henry & Belle giveaway. You can win a pair of these darling studded skinnies we’re wearing in the photos below. They’re current season and retail at $209, so if you win – jackpot!

Scroll down for details on how to enter, and to see how we styled our Henry & Belle studded jeans.

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Shop Mollie’s look:

 

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Shop Erin’s Look (photos by Debby Ditta):

 

 

 

Contest Entry:

You must do all of these for entry into our contest.  Contest ends Sunday, March 22nd at 11:59pm.  Winner will be announced Monday, March 23rd.

1.  Follow BOTH Mollie & Erin on Instagram

@molliestylespies

@erinstylespies

2.  Follow Henry & Belle on Instagram

@henryandbelle

3.  ‘Like’ BOTH Style Spies AND Henry & Belle on Facebook.  

https://www.facebook.com/StyleSpies?ref=hl

https://www.facebook.com/henryandbelle?fref=ts

3.  Comment either here or on our Instagram photo announcing the contest that you’ve followed and liked, and then tell us how you’d wear your studded skinnies.

Wishing you GOOD LUCK on this St Patty’s Day!

What to buy at Shopbop’s BIGEVENT15.

Spring break is {finally} on the horizon, and for many that means shimmying into a swimsuit, donning a hat and shades, and throwing on a cute coverup.

The internet can be a great place to try swimwear and accessories, because you can order from the comfort of your own home, try on at home, and send back what didn’t work, all without the harsh lighting in department store fitting rooms.

Isn’t this a cute suit by Marysia?

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Today, we’ve curated our favorite suits & coverups, sandals, and hats & shades in a shop-able format so you can take advantage of Shopbop’s BIGEVENT15 (that’s the code, by the way).  Here are the deets of the sale:

The Big Event
15% off orders of $250+
20% off orders of $500+
25% off orders of $1000+
Use Code BIGEVENT15 at Checkout

Sale ends Saturday, March 7 at 11:59pm.

Swimwear & Coverups:

Sandals:

Hats & Sunnies:

 

Houston Weekend Recap: Vintage Antiquing

The words vintage and antiques.  In my world, that is similar to ‘You had me at hello’.

Clothes, furniture, books, you name it … I love most everything vintage and antiquing is pure joy to me  –  this weekend was the perfect combination of those two words, the Vintique Flea in Houston!

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After church on Sunday, we head straight down to this adorable market to find rustic home decor, the most darling vintage clothing and jewelry and incredible architectural salvage.  As I strolled the aisle of treasures my husband and girls were savoring the food trucks. (Doesn’t food always make for happy campers?)

The lobster tacos were UUHHHmazing from Cousins Maine Lobster, we also tried the BBQ Brisket Egg Rolls from Wokker Texas Ranger – so yummy!

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I can’t tell you how much I love being in a city that has these types of events – it brings us back to our many years in Chicago and we try and frequent them whenever we can.

I was so happy to capture this moment of my girls, I can only hope they stay this close forever!!! (clothing is Matilda Jane)

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We had a great day of shopping and will be back!

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Hat, Jacket, Cardigan, Jeans, Boots (similar), Bag

Until next weekend … xoxo

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