This & That: No. 86

Dec 03, 2013

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A romantic comedy that takes place in Paris, sales  you will want to check out and a decor blog to pique your interest . . .


~The Interior Addict 

Jen Bishop began her decor blog in 2011 and hasn’t looked back since. With a passion for all things decor and housewares, this Australian blogger is full of energy and ideas. So if you’re looking for a new blog to invigorate your mind with new, fresh ideas, be sure to stop by.


~Le Weekend

Debuting at the Toronto Film Festival this year,  Roger Michell directed Hanif Kureishi’s British screenplay which is a plot consists of a pair of college professors celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary. In hopes of rekindling their marriage, actors Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan return to Paris for a week-end – the destination of their honeymoon. What follows is bantering, laughter and a night of unexpected fun.  Having debuted in the UK in October, I can’t wait to enjoy it here in the states. Have a look at the trailer. I think your curiosity will be piqued as well.


~L’Wren Scott & Banana Republic collaboration

Beginning on Thursday December 5th, Banana Republic will be offering its exclusive line with former model and stylist L’Wren Scott with includes items ranging between $40-$200. The good news is, you can preview the collection here.

 ~The Outnet Clearance Sale

~With items up to 85% off, if you had your eye on this DVF black dress or these aviators, you will want to stop by sometime this week. And if you need a new cashmere sweater, I recommend Iris & Ink for their price and soft comfort.

~Net-a-Porter Semi Annual Clearance Sale

The semi-annual US clearance sale has begun with prices slashed up to 50%. While items are going fast, if you are willing to wait, prices will gradually begin to drop up to 70% in the next few weeks. You’ll find Victoria Beckham skinny jeans reduced by 40%, Chinti and Parker’s cable-knit sweater reduced by 30%  and well as Helena Christensen lingerie by 40%. Who knows. Maybe a dream clothing item ready for you to finally welcome it into closet.

~Tea Lovers

~Le Creuset Stoneware 22-Ounce Teapot with Infuser, White

As I’m always sipping a cup of tea around the house, I find I’m always wanting more than just one cup. So I have been on the hunt for a simple white teapot. And as many of you noticed this past weekend on Instagram, I’ve finally found one. Le Creuset’s white stoneware with infuser is perfect for 2 cups and not too large to get in the way. And for less than $30, it’s a steal of a bargain that will last for years.



5 thoughts on “This & That: No. 86

  1. Hi Shannon, a quick question, what are your thoughts on the book, What a Money Can’t Buy?

    I hope you have a blessed and Merry Christmas. Savor you time off!


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