Black Friday Sale Guide




Many retailers have already started their Black Friday & Cyber Monday Sales! This year I will only be doing a couple gift guides. As I share  Black Friday sales below, I'll also link a few items from each retailer that I believe would make great gifts. If you need ideas for anyone specific feel free to comment below or DM me on instagram. 

Athleta - 20% off everything with code LAYERUP
Gift Ideas: Fuzzy Jacket, Shimmer Leggings

BareMinerals - 25% off everything and free shipping with code ITSON.

BaubleBar - 25% Off full price items with code FESTIVE25.

Gift Ideas: Gold Huggie Hoop Set, Pendant Necklace, Ear Crawler

BeautyCounter - 15% off sitewide. 
Gift Ideas: Sparkle paletteMini Oil set, and Body Butter Trio.

Express - 50% off everything plus free shipping.
Gift Ideas: Faux Fur Jacket, Diamond Tights

Gap - in stores and online. 50% off everything with code BLKFRIDAY and extra 10% off with code BESTEVER
Gift Ideas: Men's Puffer Vest, Flannel Pajama Set 

JCrewin stores and online. For Rewards Members: 50% off regular priced items and extra 60% off sale with code SHOPFIRST. For everyone else: 40% off with code WHYWAIT

Gift Ideas: Chateua Parka, Men's Pullover, Velvet blazer

Loren Hope - 20% off sitewide with code BLACKFRIDAY
Gift Ideas: Multi Color Studs, XO Studs, Drop Earrings

Madewell - in stores and online. 30% off with code GIFTWELL
Gift Ideas: this sweater, this coat, this leather tote, and this buffalo check shirt.

Nordstrom - Items on sale all week up to 50% off.
Gift Ideas: Hunter Rain Boots, Men's North Face Jacket, Tory Burch Bag

OGEE - 20% off sitewide.
Gift Ideas: Lip Set

Pottery Barn - Up to 40% off everything. 
Gift Ideas: Ombre Fur Throw Blanket, Glitter Flameless Candle

Spanx - 20% off sitewide.

Gift Ideas: Faux Leather Leggings, Reversible Tights

Stoney Clover - 25% off sitewide
Gift Ideas: Packing Cubes

Tiem - 10% off site-wide with promo code THANKFUL

Gift Ideas: Cycle Shoes


Kara Krittenbrink
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8 Pieces I Wear Over and Over


Over the past few years, I have really tried to make smarter fashion purchases. I have been making fewer purchases and considering how something fits into my current wardrobe. This allows me to splurge on a few items because I know I will wear them forever! I am sharing 8 Fall & Winter pieces that I already have and wear throughout the season. I have each of these items at least a year and know I will wear them for years to come.  


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I'm not really even sure what to call these pants. They are somewhere between a jogger and a workout pant. I bought them as a great pant option for traveling days. What i soon found out is that they can be dressed up too. With a nice blouse and heel they are ready for the office! I especially love the paper bag waist.

Sweater dresses really may be one of my favorite clothing items. They are the first item I get out when the weather cools down. I own solid, printed and oversized ones. The one I wear the most is my solid midi length one like this

If I could have a Fall and Winter uniform, it would be these Spanx leather leggings and a classic sweater like this one! I can not say enough about these leggings. They are the item I wear the most when it is cold out! They elevate any look but are so comfortable. I even like them with a casual top and tennis shoes. 

Coats can be an investment so I really like to research any I purchase. I have had this dress coat for years! It is so warm and the cut is incredibly flattering.  It goes well with any dressy outfits. I typically wear mine to weddings, church and other nice events. The length is good for both full length and shorter dresses and skirts! For a more casual coat, this one can't be beat. It was the only coat I took to NYC last December and it kept me so warm! You can put several layers on underneath it without looking too bulky. 

Boots are a staple for almost everyone during the cooler months. I thought about buying over the knee boots for a few years and finally decided to splurge on this pair. It is quite an investment and I did wait for them to go on sale before I hit purchase. I have now had them for three years and wear them more often than I even expected too. There are several similar styles to these but I like the mid height block heel on this pair. I think this height and toe shape are the most versatile.
Kara Krittenbrink
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