Posts Tagged ‘scarves’

Nifty Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Teachers

It’s that wonderful time of year when gift-giving gets down to the nitty gritty — with all the hard-to-buy for subjects left on your list.  Sure, the kids’ games are purchased and you bought that lovely sweater for Aunt Gertrude..  but what to do about the educators who enrich our childrens’ lives on a daily basis?

Get into the spirit with only one week to spare!  These unique and boutque-y holiday gifts — all $30 or less —  are a thoughtful way to make sure their favorite teachers are remembered in a delightfully fashionable way.

The Browns Have It These glamorous neutral shadows are perfect for the lady with a day job.  Meet The Browns Wearable Eye Kit by Bare Escentuals, $13.50 at Sephora.

Great for the Phys Ed Instructor

Non-breakable, water resistant and one of the season’s coolest looks.  Freestyle Watches and fragranced color bands, $2.99-$10.99 each at Macys.

For the Male History Teacher

Refrain from tasteless neckties or cuff links he may not even use.  Choose from several color combos of the super soft (and spiffy)  Striped Knit Scarf, $21.99 at Gap.

Happy Holidays!

Have A Little Fun: Holiday Luxuries For 2010

Pre-festive stress calls for fun, unique fashion to make your wardrobe fun — no flashy sequins or tight-toe heels necessary.  Add a little extra frivoloity to your holiday with these inspirational gifts that are all about having good times.  Our favorite boutique brands offer little luxuries that make

Bears Are Not Just For Kids!

Unique boutique Urban Outfitters is back with yet another couture-worthy (and whimsical creation).  The UO Teddy Bear Cocktail Bag is still large enough to hold necessities you need for a grown-ups night out.  $48 at

Rodarte Hearts Have It Celebrate high fashion in one of the most haute t-shirts around.  80s-inspired Rodarte Flower Heart T-Shirts, $150 at Opening Ceremony.

Sugar Plums Dancing

It’s a wristful of treats; perfect for playdates or parties.  Choose from the candy colors of the crystal-encrusted Sugar Coat Bangles from Kate Spade New York, from golden to teal.  $78 each at Nordstrom.

Other ways to make your season bright:  Tie on some shimmery ribbon that’s typically used for decorative bows; use in hair or even as a scarf-slash-hair wrap.   Glitz up manicures with OPI Burlesque Holiday 2010 Collection in shades from sapphire, black and gold.

Cozy Winter Accessories Under $150

Before the ‘official’ season starts to hit, chase the Winter blues away!

Plummeting temperatures in Eastern regions this week has us pining for the newest ways to keep warm and look great.  These pretty knits are the perfect casual couture to beat the early morning chill and make for great weekend and playdates.  Here’s a few designer favorites, all priced slightly less than chinchillas.. just slightly.

Breast Cancer Awareness

Anu by Natural Scarves are favorites of scarf-crazy starlets Jessica Alba and Twilight actress Kristin Stewart.  Pre-order the Jasmine scarf or buy the  Zigzag Breast Cancer Scarf (below, featured in O Magazine) now at Singer22.

It’s a Hoodie.. It’s a Scarf

Juicy Couture enters adulthood with the delightfully animal-printed Hooded Pockets Scarf.  Functional enough to become your everyday must-have (not just for the high-school set); $128 at Shopbop


Ombre Haute

This may be the season’s most fashionable beret.  Choose from 3 shade of the textured Armani Exchange Ombre Ruffle Beret, $38 at

Dazzle and Warmth

Glamor and protection from icy chill — arm warmers offer the best of both.  MICHAEL Michael Kors Pyramid Studded Arm Warmers and matching hat studded in silver or gold; $78 each at Bloomingdales