‘Tis the season for fabulous holiday finds! However, if you slept through the Black Friday doorbusters (i.e. you just really weren’t up to braving the frenzied crowds) or worked through Cyber Monday, there’s no need to panic. The Macy’s Friends and Family sale has just kicked off online & in stores and runs through December 5. Wondering if you’re eligible as friend or family? You are! Actually, everyone is. So, if you’ve been eyeing that designer item to give a loved one — or yourself — as a gift, this is the perfect time to snag something sensational for a major 25% off. Plus, if you’re shopping online, there’s free shipping for orders over $99. Not tempted yet? Well, here are a few ideas that may change your mind...
iPad Case, orig. $49
Don’t be a Grinch when it comes to dressing your iPad and don’t let someone close to you leave their precious tablet sheathed in a blah cover. This sequined and zippered pouch is the most fabulous way to encase everyone’s favorite high tech item — especially in the punked-out floral version. And if you don’t have an iPad? This adorable case might just make you want to go out and buy one, too.
Lauren by Ralph Lauren Leather Button Gloves, orig. $68
Yes, yes, we know. Leather gloves tend to be the go-to gift for family members and office secret santa exchanges. But these super-luxe leather styles with elegant gold button-details — from the American icon Ralph Lauren, no less — stand out in a class all their own. And with the discount, the purchase will leave you a little extra for something for yourself. Shhhh...
Proof positive good things do come in small packages. Especially when the gift is shiny and sparkly — like this gleaming rose gold timepiece. The classic chunky chronograph style is elegantly accented with Swarovski crystals — 150 of them, as a matter of fact. Did we mention that rose gold is sooooo hot this season?
Coach Julia Patent Zippy Wallet, orig. $118
This patent leather zippered number doubles as both a wallet and a wristlet pouch. But seriously, with such punchy hues — magenta, purple and red (or black and brown for the traditionalists) — why would someone want to hide this in their purse? Plus, card slots and pockets are hidden inside the prettily-lined interior and the wrist strap is detachable for the utmost versatility. (discount valid in-store only)
Okay, so how awesome is L.A.M.B creator Gwen Stefani? And, how fun is color blocking? Answer to both — very! And, since you can never have too many totes, this color blocked canvas and leather bag makes the perfect gift for your sis, coworker or BFF. Plus, the navy, grey and red color options all make for an easy transition from Winter