Inspiration

my favorite sale of the year…

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale | TheSubtleStatement.com | #nsale #nordstrom #anniversarysale #earlyaccess

 

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My favorite sale of the year is here! If you’re a Nordstrom card member, early access is available to you starting today through July 16th, and then opens to the public July 17th. Now is the time to snatch your Fall staples, before they go to full price.

 

 

Friday Finds… All That Glitters

friday finds | all that glitters | TheSubtleStatement.com

  1. Such a fun print to serve as chic home decor & a constant reminder to let the little things slide and make the most of each day.
  2. Love a watch that can double as a chic bracelet.
  3. This glam pillow combo is the epitome of a subtle statement. A subtle couch with some maj statement pillows has my name written all over it.
  4. Gwyneth.. Need I say more? Everything about this picture is just so amazing her hair, makeup and that swoonworthy dress.
  5. A major deal on such a statement. This necklace is conveniently priced under $25.. I’m so in love with this chic site!
  6. Spiced Apple Cider Champagne.. yes please!
  7. This chicest nail appliques.. ever. Revlon teamed up with Marchesa to release a collection of 8 limited edition nail strips.
  8. Glam up your fridge with this fun DIY.
  9. These intricate statement shoes are every little bit of amazing.

Gold is my favorite color, but the glitter combo has been full force on my radar, as of late. I believe in always adding a bit of sparkle for a statement.

Accessorizing for a Cause

World Food Day

October 16th is World Food Day. Michael Kors has partnered with Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to help fight global hunger.

Visit Watch Hunger Stop, and a simple $5 donation feeds a child for one month.

Help raise awareness by using the hashtag #watchhungerstop on Instagram, and visit participating Michael Kors stores today, to receive a free “Watch Hunger Stop” tee. Click here to find participating stores near you.

I adore the simplistic designs of Michael Kors watches, and especially love this one created specifically for the cause. The purchase of this watch = 100 meals donated.

Morning Links…

morning links | TheSubtleStatement.com

  1. Embellished details at Matthew Williamson SS14 (nymag.com)
  2. A simply DIY that’s oh so glam (brendabirddesigns.com)
  3. London calls.. & it’s looking fab for Spring (style.com)
  4. Get toasty as the temps go down with this spiked cider recipe (stufforpinterest.blogspot.com)
  5. The Top 20 Trends of 2014 (refinery29.com)
  6. Olivia Palermo’s messy braid, adoring the effortlessly chic Fall hair trend (thefashionspot.com)
  7. Cozy & chic = the ultimate Fall combo (oasap.com)
  8. A chic statement boot versatile enough for your entire Fall wardrobe (shoemint.com)
  9. Season premiere party? Why not (marthastewart.com)

 

Your Ultimate Summer To Do List

summer to do list

1. Try Something New – You only regret the chances you didn’t take.

2. Sport a New Do – Braids are Summer’s hottest accessory. Keep cool, while looking cute.

3. Cool Off with a Refreshing Cocktail – Watermelon & Champagne? Can you think of a better pairing?

4. Find Your Prints – Summer is the ultimate time to have fun with fashion. Prints are in full force. Find your perfect match.

5. Fairs, Carnivals, Festivals – Need I say more?

6. Indulge. – Salted Caramel? You’re just beating the heat.

7. Detox… Your Closet – And make some cash. Copious anyone? (Check out my closet organization tips here)

8. Go on a PicnicFinally, you have an excuse to buy that Kate Spade champagne tote.

9. Adventure Awaits – Buy a ticket & leave.

10. Throw a chic soirée – String lights make me swoon.

11. Try Out a Trend – Mirrored Sunnies are a safe bet if you’re not ready to get wild.

12. Plan a Staycation – Explore hidden gems in your own city.

13. Channel Your Inner Holly Golightly – Diamonds and floppy hats are always acceptable.

14. Document – Snapshot your memories.

15. Go to an Outdoor Movie – Or create one in your backyard.

16. Get Your DIY On – Glue guns optional.

17. Lighten Up – Who doesn’t love a fresh faced Summer glow?

18. Relax – Pool day, enough said.

19. Buy a bouquet – Guaranteed to brighten your day.

20. Get Grillin’ – Finally put those upteen recipes you pinned to good use.

21. Get Sweaty – Try a Summer sport and reap the benefits.

22. Have a Spa Day – Or invite over your besties for a spa night.

Patriotic Style

Patriotic Style

Shorts | Lipstick | Bag | Tank | Sunnies | Clutch | Midi Rings | Bracelet | Espadrilles | Polish | Necklace | Jeans DIY

These chic red, white and blue finds can be sported all Summer long. How insane are these amazefest DIYs from Free People? Love it!

Friday Finds {red, white & blue}

Red White & Blue

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Friday Finds

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Having a major mint moment.

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Weekend mornings.

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Notes of optimism.
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A contemporary vase, and some ribbon is only needed to make grocery store flowers look chic.
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It may feel like Fall in Western Pennsylvania, but fresh cherries mean Summer isn’t far away.

Friday Finds

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A new lace up pump that caught my eye in the window.

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I love walking into Whole Foods and seeing their beautiful display of flowers. Spring has definitely sprung.

Friday Finds | The Subtle Statement

 The perfect subtle shade for a glossy pink pout.

Friday Finds | The Subtle Statement

A new print for my nightstand.

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Everything at Kate Spade makes me want to pack a lunch and go on a picnic. Have you seen this gem?