Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Shopping Simplified @Target - BOGO 50% Off Your Purchase of Clothing, Shoes, & Accessories + Free Shipping & Free Returns - My Personal Picks + Some Reviews & IRL Pics

Target has a BOGO 50% Off promo taking place until 12.12.15...
Buy One Get One 50% off your purchase of clothing, shoes, & accessories.
Plus shipping & returns are FREE until 12.25.15.
Lots to love at Target, and the free shipping/free returns is such a fabulous perk, basically 'risk-free' shopping...click here to shop the deal,
and take a peek at my personal picks below, as well as a few reviews & IRL pics I snapped of several items I ordered to check out:

1. Plaid Poncho Sweater with Faux Fur - Merona - love myself a good poncho, so add to that the fact that this one is plaid AND has a faux-fur color, and it is a definite love. My guess is that this is one of those items that looks much better in person than it does in the online pic, and the online reviews are all positive, too.

2. Self E Mitred Stripe Sweater - how cute is this? I love the length, and the way it drapes in front...both colorways are great, too.

3. Faux Suede Vest - Xhilaration™
this one is quite nice IRL, and the quality is good, too. The XSmall was sold out, so I ordered the Small, and it fits well. The faux shearling on the inside does shed a bit, so be prepared to have some fuzzies on the shirt, sweater, or tee you decide to wear under it.

Love the way it looks in back...

4. Faux Wool Pile Lined Shirt Jacket - Coffee Shop - looks like a promising alternative to this one from J.Crew. It even comes in a 2nd colorway, just like the J.Crew version.

5. Faux Fur Jacket - Xhilaration - this is a viable less spendy alternative for those who have been eyeing the Stagedoor Faux-Fur Coat at Madewell.

6. Mixed Material Jacket - Xhilaration™ - wish this had been available in my size when I placed my previous order. Really, really like the looks of it, and would like to see how it looks and fits, IRL. If any of you happen to see it or own it please let me know what you think!

7. Long-Sleeve Blouse w Bow Tie Detail - Mossimo - so lovely, and the numerous color choices are an added bonus. This appears to be a really excellent alternative to some of the similar more spendy blouses out there. An online reviewer shared a pic of the blouse on her, too...very pretty and flattering!

8. Faux Suede Moto Jacket - WDNY - so chic. If it looks anything like the faux suede vest above, it's sure to be a winner.

9. Quilted Vest - Merona™ - once again, a promising alternative to the J.Crew version, as well as numerous others.

10. Cocoon Open Cardigan Merona® - this one runs small, and is more of a spring/early fall weight. I would personally use it to wear over my maxidresses in the spring and summer, or over a tank top with a pair of jeans or capris. Depending on your climate it can be worn now, but if it's really cold where you're at you'll need to layer, and in that case should definitely size up at least one size.

11. Boyfriend Cardigan - Mossimo Supply Co. - love boyfriend cardigans, and actually own a couple from Target that I purchased several years ago. This particular one has so many great color options to choose from...especially like it in ebony, olive, and mystic grey.

12. ME Hooded Car Coat Cardigan - always love to have a hood on my coats or jackets. Nice colors on this one, and I'm guessing the green color looks better IRL, too.

13. Ribbed Maxi Cardigan Sweater - Mossimo - this one runs true to size/a tad large, plus the review on the website says it stretches out, so take your normal size or even size down one, depending on what you're planning to wear under it. I am 5'5" tall, and this one falls about mid-calf on me. The Red colorway is deeper in person that it appears online (more of a burgundy shade), & is very, very lovely.

14. Wool Blend Shawl Collar Coat - Merona™ - I think the shawl collar on a coat adds such a nice feminine touch to the garment. The length and colors on this one are lovely, too.

15. Cardigan Sweater - K by Kersh - always love the blanket sweater silhouette, and the stripes/color of this one are quite chic.

16. Low Rise Pocket Bling Bootcut Jeans - Wallflower - these look like a great alternative to the more spendy Miss Me jeans.

17. Faux Leather A-Line Skirt - Mossimo - this looks like a great less spendy alternative to the J.Crew Faux-leather pleated midi skirt

18. Low Rise Bootcut Jeans - Wallflower - promising less spendy alternative to various
Silver brand jeans

19. Skirted Leggings - Mossimo - ok ladies...here is the answer to the 'leggings are not pants' dilemma the world faces. If you like the comfort of leggings, but do not like to expose too much of yourself for all to see, these are a really great option.
I own a couple pairs from a different brand (that I purchased more than a year ago), and you can see IRL pics of them on me at the top of this page. Btw, the Mossimo pair also come in heather grey.

21. Veritcal Buckles Crossbody Handbag - I personally carry a crossbody bag almost every day, and quite prefer them over a shoulder bag or clutch. This one looks to be a nice size, and the color options are lovely, too.

22. Reversible Tote Handbag - so many great color choices, plus it's another less spendy J.Crew alternative...this time for the New Uptown Tote

24. Estelle Riding Boots - Merona™ - I am always the sucker for anything two-tone, and these are no exception...very lovely. PLUS they come in a wide-calf, so those of you who have a hard time fitting boots, these are an excellent option for you.

28. Katherine Leather Engineer Boot - Mossimo Supply Co. - I purchased this boot in both colors back in 2009, and have been wearing them ever since. Excellent quality and extremely comfortable...highly recommend!

29. Sam & Libby Deanna Heeled Ankle Boots - I love booties, as well as the look of a lug sole, so I ordered these in both the cognac and grey colors to try out. I normally prefer to wear leather boots, but have to say that these are quite nice IRL, despite being faux leather/polyurethane uppers. They fit true to size and feel incredibly comfortable from the moment they go on your feet, even with the 3.5 inch block heel.
The colors are very nice IRL, and they look super cute with ankle or cropped jeans.

Are you planning to take advantage of the BOGO 50% Off promo at Target? If so, what are you planning to pick up? Are there any items in the promo that you have & would recommend?
Please do share...I always love to hear from you! :)

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