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FNO Boston

Calling all fashionistas, lovers of shopping, or anyone looking for a fun night out! Fashion’s Night Out is next Thursday, September 6, and The Shops at Prudential Center are participating with a number of special events. I’ve included details below. If you’re planning on participating in FNO Boston, be sure not to miss the opportunity to watch a classic move under the stars!

Breakfast at Tiffany's


Fashion’s Night Out – MOVIE UNDER THE STARS

Join The Shops at Prudential Center for an evening showing of Breakfast at Tiffany’s on the South Garden! Movie starts at sundown. Help us celebrate one of fashion’s most iconic starlets.

Featured activities on South Garden from 6:00-8:00PM:

- Enjoy freeze modeling compliments of FREE PEOPLE. Experience the latest fall fashions.

- 10-minute makeovers by SEPHORA beauty experts. Beauty samples provided while supplies last!

In-Store Events & Discounts:

Free People – Sweets and Sips Event! In-store fashion show and a special DIY: make your own headband from 6:00-9:00PM.

Lacoste – Enjoy a special 20% OFF any purchase of $150 or more. Exclusions apply; see store for complete details.

Levenger – Save 15% OFF any purchase.

Optical Shop of Aspen – In celebration of Fashion’s Night Out, save 30% OFF all eyewear and sunglasses.

Papyrus – Receive 20% OFF any one Papyrus item, including customer printing and 10% OFF NIQUEA.D merchandise.

White House Black Market – Enjoy 25% OFF any full-price purchase. Some exclusions apply, see store for complete details.


I’m handling the PR for this event, but as always, my opinions are my own, and I think it sounds like a great night!  Do you have any Fashion’s Night Out plans?

If not, what fall clothing are you most looking forward to checking out?

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Thursday afternoon may just be one of my favorite times of the week. I love the anticipation for Friday and then the weekend, and everyone seems to be in a better mood than say, Monday morning!

Before I launch into my afternoon post, I did want to announce that the winner of the Lemon Honey Crème giveaway is Lara. Lara please email me with your address so that I can have your lemon honey crème sent!

I am hoping to have another fun giveaway coming up next week, so stay tuned.

Things I am loving this week:


A little bit about Ecolissa: launched Sept. 1st 2010. Ecolissa carries only fashionable eco friendly and vegan women’s clothing and accessories. We specialize in dresses and easy to wear separates.

I need this dress for my AIWF Boston scholarship dinner. And luckily, Melissa from Ecolissa is offering me and you 20% off Ecolissa merchandise. Just plug in the code eco20. The code won’t expire, so be sure to keep it in mind as you gear up for summer!


I also need to give some love to my favorite beauty product, regular old Vaseline:

I use it as a lip balm, mascara, eye brow tamer, moisturizer, and even for the cats as hairball prevention. Breaking in new spring shoes? Vaseline is an amazing blister preventer as well! I have thought “I love Vaseline” about 20 times this week, so I thought I would share.


Yogi Bedtime Tea

Part of my birthday Whole Foods trip purchases, this Yogi Bedtime Tea is a delightful way to end the day. It has a natural, sweet taste from cinnamon and cardamom, and I really feel like it makes me sleepier and more relaxed. I am the worst sleeper ever, as I may have mentioned in the past, so this is a pretty excellent discovery.

Yogi Bedtime Tea

Planeta Cerasuolo di Vittoria Nero d’Avola/Frappato blend

I have written about this wine before, but I opened another bottle last night and remembered how much I love it. It is full of gorgeous ripe raspberry flavors and has a lovely violet/red color. It is hearty enough for dinner, a veggie tomato sauce was had last night, but it has fresh, fruit flavors that would make it a great summer red as well. Love.

Planeta Nero d'Avola 

This week I am also loving the new strength training workout I developed to do three days a week. I am due for a Spring Health Challenge update soon, and I will share it then if anyone is interested.

What are you loving this week? Any products/services etc. that you want to rave about?

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No, I’m sadly not giving one away or even going on one, but a girl can dream, right? I am at the point in the Boston winter where I am fed up with the very same sweaters and boots that I couldn’t wait to wear in October. After months of sitting around, a couple of illnesses, and marathon training, my pants don’t fit, and I am eyeing up all sorts of fresh new styles.

Unfortunately as someone who’s been working only part time for a few months, I can’t buy any of these things, but I thought it would be fun to take you through my dream list.

1) Dresses. If I could have my way and my weather, I would wear cute dresses every day of the week. Not only are they easy to put on and go, but they are generally a lot more forgiving of a big meal or lack of gym time.

I generally buy my dresses at Marshalls and TJ Maxx; I have gotten plenty of things that I later saw on Newbury Street for way low prices. But if I won the lotto, I would spend a lot more time at Anthropologie buying things like this.

Anthropologie dress


2) Flat sandals. I like heels, but let’s face it. I live in the city and spend a lot of time traveling on foot. Last summer I embraced my shortness and the flat sandal and ended up much happier than if I was trying to hobble around in cute strappy heels. I am loving these gladiator style sandals that I am seeing in stores now.



3) Accessories. Kate Middleton is making hairpieces and fascinators all the rage, but having spent so much time in Ireland, I have been coveting these pieces of wearable art for years. And let me tell you, they are pricey! I check out fascinators and hats every time I visit Ireland and still have not found one under $80 that I like.

Anthropologie headband


4) Sleeveless tops. I generally like my arms, and I love buying lots of sleeveless tops to mix and mingle with jeans and jackets. I especially like finding very inexpensive sleeveless tops at H & M, Target, and the like. It’s a cheap and easy way to have an interesting summer wardrobe!



5) Sweaters. Lots and lots of sweaters to go over above sleeveless tops because somehow I manage to be cold in August.


Looking back at my imaginary shopping spree, I definitely see a theme with the colors I chose Smile As much as I try to get away from black and gray, I always gravitate back toward them even in summer.

Do you like to shop? What is on your spring fashion wish list?

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