Monthly Archives: December 2016

holiday look + winter jackets under $100

Aside from my men’s gift guide today, I wanted to bring you this simple holiday look I wore last week. It was the one chilly day we’ve had in Florida all December (or year for that matter) and I took full advantage to throw on this fur wrap too.

This adorable swing dress (c/o*) is on sale and so comfortable (linked below!) – it’s quite fitting for the holidays and hosting. Additionally, for those of you that are in colder climates, I love how it’s long sleeved and can be paired with tights too.

The wrap (c/o* – also linked below!) comes in various colors and I plan to pair it with jeans and turtlenecks too for a more casual look.

Might I add that this wrap would also be a great gift? Plus it’s one size fits all, duh.


And finally, while I do not need any new winter jackets for the Florida season this year, I am headed to Nashville in a few days and the forecast says COLD so I could not resist picking up the long version of the quilted faux fur jacket below.

It’s 55% OFF, under $100 and every color and style is also on sale. It’s also water repellent so I thought I would share for those of you that may get more wear out of it in 2017 than me.

Stay warm and tuned for more gift guides and giveaways (on Instagram/Snapchat)!

holiday gift guide: for the guys

Today I’m back with another gift guide – but this time, for all the men in mine and your lives.

Whether it’s your beau, dad, brother, husband, best friend EVER or even yourself (yes, I know some of you reading are males and were curious so you clicked too).

Alas, I’ve rounded up some of my favorite brands and picks for those that put up with the best of us all year round. 

Duffel Travel Bag // Collared Greens Holiday Ties (1 & 2)

Collared Greens Button Downs (1 & 2) // Rewined Candle // Pajama Pants

Daniel Wellington Watch (use code: BANNC15 for 15% OFF everything!) // Sunglasses

Leather Wallet // Slippers // Needlepoint Coasters // Skincare Gift Set // Dopp Kitt

Needlepoint Flask // Rewined Glasses Set // Quilted Jacket // BBQ Set

Leather Watch Box // Pigskin Zip Folio // Needlepoint Belt // Sweater Jacket

Let me know how he likes it and stay tuned for a few more guides coming your way with more of my favorite items plus last minute suggestions too!

Happy Shopping!

gift guide: holiday pajama picks

If you’ve been following me along on Snapchat (bannc), you know that I have been wearing my Christmas PJs and slippers – both new and old – already as soon as we hit December 1st.

I pretty much have an obsession with PJs in general – so the holiday season brings this out even more. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite ones this year and included below (lots on sale too!) – these are also perfect gifts and attire for Christmas Eve and morning, of course.

Being the oldest of four, I still like to match with all my younger siblings on Christmas morning, cheesy, I know, right? I think they might be over it but I still get way too excited about it.

I’ve also included my absolute favorite new bralette in holiday colors (it’s only $20!). I have a few of these and they’re perfect for those of us that are not as blessed up top! 

Oh yes and if you’re not already, be sure to follow me along on Snapchat (bannc) – for more about all my holiday decorating and festivities.

I am also about to do some AMAZING giveaways on Instagram soon so stay tuned!

Merry Merry!

toasting: holiday party dresses

Almost equally as important as gifts, are the lovely frocks we wear this tradition we call a December Bender, right?

Personally, I LOVE red holiday dresses and since we can all wear that LBD any other time of the year, I’ve compiled a bunch of favorite picks this season in all different shades and styles.

Whether you’re a plus one, toasting with your colleagues, hosting the family or headed out for a night out on the town – there’s something for every occasion below (even for my mommy’s-to-be!).

And don’t worry, for those of you who don’t want to be that bold this, most of these dresses come in a black version too! 

Merry Merry!

Gift Guide: My Christmas Wishlist

To kickoff gift guide season, I thought I would share a variety of items on my own “wishlist”. You know, just in case anyone needs any ideas, of course. 

I’ve also included a few of my favorite must-have’s so shop for your loved ones, yourself or send this post as a hint. Stay tuned for more fun guides later this week.


1. Drybar Travel Sized Kit — 2. New Apple TV — 3. Nail Lacquer — 4. Apple Watch

5. Pavé Diamond Ring — 6. Throw Blanket — 7. Ear Muffs — 8. Night Face Cream

9. Gold Ball Earrings — 10. Quilted Jacket — 11. Favorite Book — 12. Google Home

13. Black Tassel Earrings + Gold Heels  — 14. Sunnies — 15. Watch — 16. Rose Gold Purse

17. Wine Phone Case — 18. Blanket Scarf — 19. Brush Set — 20. Pavé Diamond Earrings

21. Nespresso Machine + Milk Frother — 22. Wine Glasses — 23. Gold Coasters

24. Faux Leather Leggings — 25. Christmas Tree Phone Case — 26. Workout Jacket

27. Gold Slippers — 28. Ruffled Sweater — 29. Plaid PJ Pants — 30. Favorite Mascara —

31. Pom Hat — 32. Tote Bag — 33. Perfume Gift Set — 34. Plaid Puffer Vest — 35. Leggings

 Merry Merry & Happy Shopping!