Birmingham Boutique Blowout

One of the things I strive for in fashion is to be unique.  I look for unique items that will compliment ubiquitous garments or accessories in fashion at the moment.  This weekend, the Birmingham Boutique Blowout is happening and I’m super excited!  The event will feature many up and coming boutiques and brands, all in a single location.

Birmingham Boutique Blowout, http://chicinacademia.com

What’s more?  One of my readers will get a free VIP pass to the Birmingham Boutique Blowout by doing the following:

1) Follow Birmingham Boutique Blowout on Facebook, click here for link.

2) For an extra entry, follow Birmingham Boutique Blowout on Instagram, click here for link.

3) Leave a comment below indicating which you followed (or indicate if you did both).

Winner announced Friday afternoon!!

That’s it!  Super easy!!  I’ll be there as soon as it starts, so I look forward to seeing you all there!

Birmingham Boutique Blowout

Saturday, June 20 at the Pelham Civic Complex

11 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Come shop the best local boutiques and vendors! Bring your friends, sisters, kids, aunts, moms, and hubbies! Register as a VIP shopper at

www.BirminghamBoutiqueBlowout.com.

Can’t make it, but would still like to support Wounded Warrior Project? You can donate on our fundraising page!https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/individual-fundraising/BoutiqueBlowout

Until next time!  Stay ‘Chic’!

Calypso St. Barth 60% off Sale

Good friends share good sales with friends. So, let’s just go ahead and say it.  I’m a good friend.  🙂

The word on the street is that Calypso St. Barth is having an additional 60% off sale on all of their sale merchandise, so there are some major steals to take advantage of!  Be sure to peruse all the sections for things that might interest you, but if you are short on time, see my synopsis below.

Black jeans, http://chicinacademia.com

AG Emerse Destructed Skinny Legging Ankle Jean, $51.60 after 60% off discount

maxi skirt, http://chicinacademia.com

Datca Knit Maxi Skirt, $27.60 after 60% off discount

blush pink top, http://chicinacademia.com

Adorli Silk Georgette Blouse, $47.60 after 60% discount

tunic, http://chicinacademia.com

Hester Blue Skies Printed Cotton Tunic, $43.60 after 60% discount

tassel earrings

Gemstone Tassel Earrings, $35.60 after 60% discount

Fringe Bag

Wild Leather Fringe Crossbody Bag, $103.60 after 60% discount

That last item – the gold fringe back – is seriously rocking my world.  If it I still can’t stop thinking about it by the end of the day, I suspect that it will have to be mine.   Can’t wait to hear about all the fun things you scoop up during the sale!  By the way, be sure to call the sales associates at Calypso to order on your behalf if you can’t afford to pay for shipping.  They can order whatever item(s) for you and have them shipped to your house!  Call (205) 262-2996 to speak with any of the sales associates at the Calypso store at the Summit and let them know you read about ordering through them, here!

Happy Shopping and have a fantastic weekend!

Until next time.  Stay ‘Chic’!

2014 Black Friday Sales Guide

Want to get a head start on some of the major sales happening this Friday?  Here’s a few of my faves in the form of a list, which you may peruse at your leisure…or, frantically, for those of you who have been anxiously waiting a very long year for Black Friday to arrive!

Happy Shopping and Happy Thanksgiving, friends!!

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THE LIST:

6pm.com – take up to 70% off on black footwear + up to 70% off on designer shoes, two days only!

Alice + Olivia – take 25% off on your entire purchase + free shipping on select orders too (Black Friday Sale)

American Eagle Outfitters – take 40% off on your entire purchase + get free shipping on all orders (Black Friday Sale)

Ann Taylor 50% off on your entire purchase (Black Friday Sale!)

Ann Taylor LOFT – 50% off on your entire purchase (Black Friday Sale!)

ASOS – 25% off on partywear + take 10% off on your entire purchase (stackable!), limited time only

BCBGeneration – 50% off on your entire purchase, today only

The Body Shop get 3/$33, 4/$44 or 5/$55 sitewide + get a Limited Edition Black Friday Tote for $30 (a $125 value!)

Calypso St. Barth – 30% off regular priced items + an additional 50% of sale items (Today only: $100 cozy scarfs)

Coach – take up to 50% off on sale shoes + 30% off on apparel

C. Wonder – take 40% off sitewide (everything is on sale!) + get free shipping

Diane von Furstenberg – take 40% off on select fall & winter styles

Dorothy Perkins – take up to 30% off sitewide + get free shipping on all orders

Express – take 50% off on everything + get free shipping on all orders, no minimum

Fab’rik 30% off entire site

Forever 21take 20% off on all full-priced dresses and skirts, today only (+ take 10% off on your entire purchase too!)

GAP select fleece & sleepwear is now $19 (+ take 30% off on everything else!)

GUS MAYER – 50% off all sale-priced markdowns

H&M – take 20% off on your entire purchase + get free shipping on orders of $50+

Intermix – take an extra 30% off on all sale items & markdowns

JC Penney – take up to an extra 25% off on your entire purchase + get free shipping on orders of $49+

J Crewtake 30% off on all full-priced styles + get free shipping on all orders

J Crew Factory – take 50% off sitewide + get free shipping on all purchases of $50

Kate Spade New York – take up to 75% off on hundreds of items + 25% off with code HOLLYJOLLY

Kendra Scott – take 15% off sitewide + get free shipping on all orders, no minimum

Kohl’s – take 15% off sitewide + earn Kohl’s Cash + shop 500+ Black Friday deals

LOTUS BOUTIQUE – 6-8am – free $25 giftcard with $50 purchase
8-10am – free scarf with $50 purchase
10-12am – free leggings with the purchase of two tunics
12-2pm – $100 giftcard drawing
2-4pm – buy a jacket or fur, get 50% off your remaining purchase
4-6pm – free necklace with purchase of any purse
6-8pm – 50% off all shoes
8-CL – free $25 giftcard with $50 purchase

Marley & Lilly – Free Blanket scarf with every $100 purchase

Michael Kors – up to 50% sitewide

Modcloth – take 50% off on 100’s of brand new items, limited time only

Madewell – take 25% off on your entire purchase + get free shipping on all orders

New York & Company – take 50% off sitewide (no exclusions!) + get free shipping on all orders of $5

Nine West – take 50% off (or more!) sitewide + take an extra 10% off sitewide, exclusive promo code

Nordstrom – take up to 40% off on new sale markdowns

Philosophy – take 10% off orders of $50+, 20% off on orders of $75+ or 30% off on orders of $100+, four days only

Rebecca Minkoff –  25% off all purchases of $275+ and up to 70% off on new markdowns

Rebecca Taylor – extra 30% off all sale items

Smashbox Cosmetics – take 25% off + get free shipping on all purchases of $50

Steve Madden – take 25% off on your entire purchase + get free shipping too

South Boutique – 15-70% off entire store

Target – take 40% off on sweaters for the whole family + buy one, get one 50% off on all boots, handbags, and wallets

Tory Burch – take up to 30% off on your entire purchase + free shipping

Urban Outfitters – 50% off on new fall & winter markdowns

Vince Camuto – 40% off on your entire purchase

YSL Beauty – take 20% off + get free shipping on all purchases of $75+

Zara – take 30% off the entire site