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Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas or Ideas Just for You

Dec 20, 2013

I love living in Charleston but my one complaint is we don’t have a great mall or any good department stores. I just got into Charlotte yesterday for Christmas (and to have some much needed help with the little ones) and one of my first stops is always Southpark Mall.  I have not been shopping in almost 4 weeks since before Frances was born so it was so nice to get out and browse.  Wanted to share a few things I spied that I want for myself and would make great gifts.

All the places listed below if you order today will ship to you by Christmas eve for free.   but if you miss the deadline it is always fun to get packages post Christmas!


My girl Chassity really recommended these JCrew ballet flats to me swearing they are some of her most comfortable shoes.  Being on my feet all day chasing Sterling and running errands comfort is a must but of course I want them to look cute too. I ordered these and they blew me away,  so comfortable and the color selection is amazing.  Highly recommend.  Added bonus you can get an extra 40% off online (only 30% in stores).  I got the royal blue and love them


I tried this on in the TB store and loved it,  the perfect bracelet for layering.  The snakeskin version which I love is onsale right now! This iridescent one is pretty awesome too.


I am obsessed with all things Vince, this sweater is a steal at 40% off.  Almost bought this for myself and it comes in 3 great colors.


This perfume smells amazing.  I get tired of perfume quickly and I am always on the lookout for new fresh smelling ones.  May have to use my Christmas money to buy this for myself.


Love this purse, especially the chain straps and quilted leather.  The perfect purse for an evening out.  It comes in so many great colors and is a great deal, under $200.


This blouse reminds me of my mom’s snakeskin one that I love.  It is 40% off right, an awesome everyday blouse.


I picked this onesie up for Frances and adore it.  It reminds me of the JCrew and Petit Bateau ones for a fraction of the cost, it is 40% off and comes to like $6.

it also comes in the organic version that is a bit more expensive.


My mom and I both own almost identical Vince Leather jackets and we live in them.  This is an investment piece for sure but worth every penny.  Mine is my go-to everyday jacket.  This one is on sale and they are hard to find to on sale, they go super fast.  It is great everyday jacket or one you can dress up.  It is so cute over dresses.


I have a Burberry Scarf, I absolutely love.  I love this royal blue color.  Currently part of the Nordstrom sale, this would be a fabulous gift.

  Have a great weekend friends!

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  1. so many great shopping ideas! have a merry christmas! xo jillian – cornflake dreams

  2. That Vince sweater was on my Christmas list…hopefully someone was paying attention šŸ™‚ The ballet flats are adorable in the blue!

  3. Meagan says:

    So glad you posted this. I've been looking for a comfortable pair of black flats with a reasonable price tag for two years….not even kidding! I just ordered the jcrew ones šŸ™‚ Merry Christmas to me!

  4. Leslie says:

    What great picks! Have a lovely weekend!

  5. Alicia xoxxo says:

    I will take one of everything. Seriously. Amazing list. I may have to treat myself to the Joie blouse.

  6. Meredith says:

    HA! that last quote made me laugh, love it. Great Christmas picks, I've been looking for a new pair of flats, thanks for the rec!
    Merry Christmas!

  7. blants says:

    Great picks! Do you find that those flats run pretty true to size? Trying to decide if I should order a 1/2 size up or if they will be too big!

  8. megan says:

    so many great things i am now lusting after. hope you enjoy your holiday in charlotte!

  9. Love those flats. I wouldn't have picked the blue color but after seeing them on you, I'm drawn to them. Do they run true to size or a little small? Might have to sneak these past Santa this year. Missed you yesterday!

  10. Love that saying !!! I'll drink red or white! ha!

  11. Love all of your picks! Have a greet weekend

  12. Jodi says:

    Love those flats and that star onesie!

  13. so excited i just ordered the blue flats!!!

  14. Tory Burch perfume is on my Christmas list! Bryce's mom brought me back a sample from New York this fall and I instantly fell in love! I've managed to snag a few more samples along the way, but am ready for a bottle, ha!

  15. So many great picks here Natalie!!

  16. Dana says:

    just ordered the jcrew flats – look so cute on you & have been looking for a good 'everyday' pair for a long time!

  17. Georgine says:

    Love that Tory bracelet… Definitely heading in with my Christmas cash!!

  18. Val says:

    I always seem to want everything you post. Such great style.

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