Daily Dose of Design: Currently Craving: New Favorite Buys + Holiday Must Haves

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Currently Craving: New Favorite Buys + Holiday Must Haves

While this is *technically* November's Currently Craving, it has basically all holiday and winter favorites! ;) I can't help myself! From perfect holiday party accessories, to gift ideas that you'll want for you AND someone on your list - to some of my favorite Cyber Week buys and more - here's what I've been loving in the past month!

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1. Velvet Front-tie Top: I have a couple of these tops in the regular cotton material and I love the front/side tie detailing and now that they have it in velvet?! Send me that order confirmation! ;) It comes in this blush shade, black and a pretty perwinkle/blue. All perfect for the holidays and you just can't have enough velvet this season if you ask me!

2. Clinique Gift Set: I bought two of these on Black Friday - one for me and one as a gift - because it's SUCH a good deal! You guys know how much I love and rave about the Clinique Moisture Surge line (it's even in my Everyday Makeup Must Haves list!!) and not only is that included in this set but so is the overnight mask, the supercharged hydrating moisturizer and a chubby stick lip balm. The best part is this set is LESS than what you'd spend on one full-sized jar of the moisture surge!

It's such a perfect gift AND if you buy it before 12/11, you'll get an extra 15% off with code FRIEND. Then it comes down to $42 which is about what it was on Black Friday and it is a MUST! This is definitely the best beauty find deal and price wise I've seen in a long time - grab it while it and the sale lasts!

3. Watercolor World Passport Holder/Luggage Tag Set: if you follow along on Facebook (if not, you can by clicking here!) you saw this last week -- but it's so freakin' cute that I can't resist talking about it again! This is part of a handmade, artist collaboration and I fell in love when I saw it. It has pops of gold foil on it - it's a perfect gift to yourself and to all of the travelers on your list! P.S., here's 14 other GREAT gift buys for every wanderluster you're shopping for this year. ;)

4. Shimmer Booties: holiday party? Getting ready for NYE? These boots belong in your shopping cart! They are SO cute!

5. Chenille Twist Ear Warmer: the only thing better than a cozy chenille sweater or scarf is an ear warmer to keep you warm this season! I love this color and it's $10, #shoppingwin

6. Wine Bottle Ornaments: for all your wine loving friends, these are perfect! This little set is so cute and ornaments are always a great idea. You can never have too many! (and if you do, just get another tree... ;)

7. Sequin Stocking: there aren't too many words needed for something so sparkly and shiny! So pretty and currently on sale for $10!

8. Sequin and Stone Clutch: this is the perfect holiday party bag! It can be used as a clutch or as a shoulder bag and it's under $40! It fits just about everything you'd need at a party, and you can use it year round for special events and everything else.

9. Pink and Gold Gift Wrap: ok, so I know I can't be the only one - but every year I LOVE to put together different wrapping color/pattern schemes. I do something different every year and it excites me probably more than it should! ;) This year I'm going with gold, white and pops of color!

10. Wool Collar Coat: MAJOR PSA here... this coat is on sale for $129 but sizes are going quickly! There's 7 different colors - I just bought it in gray and I cannot wait for it to come! It's originally $228 and the perfect casual or dressy coat and I'm thinking this pink is a must now too! The reviews are too good - grab it while you can!

What's on your list this month?!


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  2. Umm I need it all! That pink coat is amazing.

  3. Clinique is pretty awesome. I have a moisturizer from them that I love love love! Highly recommend their products.

  4. Love that passport cover! And the wrapping paper is so cute!

  5. Love the velvet top and the bold coat! I'm obsessed with coats but it rarely gets cold enough to wear one in South Carolina!

  6. Obsessed with your passport case!! I never got one but I think I need one :)

    xoxo A

  7. Oh my.... I see several things to add to my list! LOVE velvet and the passport case and the sequins AND the hot pink!
    :) gwingal

  8. That J Crew coat is my fave. I have it in green. You have some great picks

  9. That coat is really interesting. I don't think I'd pick pink, but I do like the style.

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  11. Love all the picks! Clinique are amazing and I will definitely repurchase these! :)

  12. oh my! such great finds! I love the velvety top but that pink coat stole the show!

  13. That passport and luggage tag set is adorable! So many fun finds!

  14. I love your recommend,and i can have a warm day
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  15. uuummmm I'll take one of everything on this list please! That clutch would look gorgeous paired with the coat.

  16. That pink coat!!! And the passport cover! We are looking to travel abroad fall of 2018 and I feel like I need to add this to my travel list :)

  17. Ok, those booties are calling my name! Love the sparkle for the holiday and that pointy toe is perfect.

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  19. I just picked up a rose gold stocking that looks just like this! Love it

  20. I love that velvet tie top! Great collection of things.

  21. That passport cover is seriously the cutest!

    xoxo, Paige