I’ve always felt, we have two seasons here in Northern California – summer and winter. We just went from temps in the high 80’s on Halloween, to rain and cold on Monday, and god knows, we need the rain. It’s November, and our winter is beginning. Now, to most of the country, I’m sure we seem like a bunch of wimps with our mild winters (which may resemble fall, for the rest of the country), but what it really means to me is – it’s boot season!
Whohoo! Anyone else excited?
Today was the first day I could wear my boots – without wishing I hadn’t.
With the cool temps, I’m bring back two AskSuzanneBell posts, which circulate around in the Pinterest world, daily.
If you want to skip these two posts – Just scroll on down, to get the scoop on this week’s Boden sale, my new Target look for less find, and Target’s latest collab with Faribault.
#1 DIY BOOT TOPPERS
Boot toppers to me are like scarves and hand warmers; they serve a purpose by adding warmth and style. Toppers give the look of thick cozy socks. We all know it would be pretty difficult to zip our boots, with big ‘ol chunky socks in them, not to mention – uncomfortable! I think they give balance on the leg, while wearing heavier sweaters and coats.
Bottom line – boot toppers take your boots from plain to fabulous!
#2 HOW TO TIE A BLANKET SCARF
There are endless ways to tie a scarf, some more obvious than others.
For today, I’ll show you how to get this look:
and this look:
Look one, is wrapped and tied in front.
Look two, is wrapped and tucked – no need to tie.
The diminishing discount promo is on now, over at Boden.
Thru Thursday, take 25% off your purchase. Friday to Saturday take 20%. Sunday take 15%.
Free ship and returns, on orders over $49.00.
There are a ton of great pieces to check out – all on promo!
I love the Helena Cape,
wear it belted – or not.
The Westminster Belt works great with the cape,
A look at the Berkeley bag in snow leopard.
I am on my 5th or 6th pair of Velvet Slippers HERE.
That’s right, I order a pair every year!
PS these make great Holiday gifts as well!
I love Boden’s sweater offerings, handbags, rain coats, dresses and tees.
A few updates from our friends at Target!
Some of you may recall, my obsession with the Okala pump from Sam Edelman, last year.
I also like the Ola, new this season HERE
I own 2 pairs of the Okala pump – one in navy hair calf, the other in cow print hair calf.
In fact, I wore my blue Okala’s as recently as this past weekend, to host an open house, at one of our listings, currently on the market for sale.
And, I was able to stand, all day, and feel pretty good on my feet, at 5:30pm.
Now, meet the Sam & Libby Orianna Pump| $39.99 HERE
And, how fun is this bag to pair with either shoe?
Sam & Libby Crossbody Strap Handbag | $39.99 HERE
Target has collaborated with the Faribault Woolen Mill, which is currently celebrating it’s 150th year of producing fine wools.
Target is offering up some fabulous pieces from this beautiful plaid cape, to blankets for the home.
Via the Target Website:
I have not seen any of these pieces in person, but was intrigued and had to share!
Has anyone seen the line? Any feedback?
Anyone tried out the Orianna Pump over at Target?
Will you be shopping the Boden Sale?
Drop a comment down below!
One last note for local ladies, Young Villagers is hosting a trunk show this Wednesday, November 4th.
Linda Cecil, owner and designer of these fabulous bags has extended and invitation to any of you fashionable ladies, who would like to see her bag collection, up close and personal.
Many of you have seen my YV studded hobo, on AskSuzanneBell,
You can RSVP to Linda at:
Young Villagers (@YoungVillagers) | Twitter
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