Brian Atwood on Gilt

Starting today at 11am ct, Gilt is featuring the first ever Brian Atwood sale on their site! This sale will feature both shoes and handbags (including the one I wore to the Swarovski event) in a variety of colors and styles. Brian is hot, his shoes are awesome so this is one sale you do not want to miss.

Here’s a sneak preview…

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There will be tons more so click here for instant access to the sale and be sure to tweet me what you buy. I’d love to see!

Brian Atwood Clutch at the Swarovski Event

I recently received a lovely package from Skirt PR that I absolutely could not wait to open…

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It’s a gorgeous Brian Atwood clutch from his new line of handbags, sold exclusively on Gilt!

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So when I was getting ready for the Swarovski event Tuesday night, I knew I’d be basing my outfit around this amazing bag. All black. Colorful accessories. But nothing to take away from the clutch. So here it goes…

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PhotobucketTop: Kova &  T. Pants: Rag & Bone. Shoes: Proena Schouler. Cuff: Alexis Bittar. Other Bracelets: Stella McCartney, Chan Luu, Dannijo, Nina Nguyen. Rings: Cartier, Dana Rebecca, Avanessi, Gucci.

So off to Swarovski I go! This event was to celebrate the unveiling of an exclusive window installation created by students of the Fashion Body & Garment Master’s Program, mentored by Nick Cave, of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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How awesome are the windows?!

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It’s not a Chicago fashion event without running into Amy of Chicago Street Style!

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Loving the Brian Atwood clutch on this sweet Swarovski ottoman!

The event was really cool. I love the new windows and let’s be honest…how can you not love being in a store that sparkles?

Brian Atwood Handbags on Gilt

Very exciting news about one of my favorite shoe designers (who also happens to be ridiculously good looking)–Brian Atwood!

Starting Wednesday, March 28th, Gilt.com will be the exclusive retailer for Brian Atwood’s brand new line of handbags.  Gilt will feature 4 main styles from the collection – the Carla, Theodora, Kate and the Iside – and  they will continue to be the exclusive retailer throughout the spring season of these gorgeous bags. Here’s a look at what’s to come…

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The Carla is a basic envelope clutch that comes in a variety of materials and colors from black suede to color blocked snakeskin.

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The Theodora is a miniaudiere hardcase constructed from inlayed enamel that’s the perfect statement bag; great for a cocktail party or black tie event.

These bags are exclusive to Gilt members so if be sure to join here, and don’t miss out on this sale beginning tomorrow at 11am ct. As always…happy shopping!

Gilt Groupe Chicago Warehouse Sale

It’s almost that time of year again…where you can shop designer clothing and accessories (for men, women and children!) at up to 80% off retail. It’s the Gilt Chicago Warehouse Sale on October 22!

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Tickets are on sale right now on GiltCity.com for only $10. There are 4 time slots for this one day shopping event: 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm. And if you can’t get a ticket for an early time slot, don’t worry because Gilt City will be replenishing merchandise as the day goes on. So there will be plenty of opportunities to snatch up that Missoni dress you’ve had your eye on..and for 80% off (or more!)

Purchase your ticket here. And of course…happy shopping!

Dana Rebecca Designs on Gilt

Over the summer, I had the pleasure of interviewing Dana Levy of Dana Rebecca Designs. I was so excited when I saw this morning that her gorgeous jewelry will be on Gilt today!

Her designs have been worn by numerous celebrities, including Vanessa Hudgens, Rosario Dawson, Anne Hathaway and MANY more. So set your alarms for 11am (central time) because these stylish pieces will go fast!

Remember, this sale is for Gilt members only. If you’re not a member, JOIN HERE and happy shopping!