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Game Changer


So, there I was.  Just havin’ a regular ‘ole, basic kind of day.

nec1(outfit: taupe version of pants | similar version of  topc/o necklace)

You know, doin’ my usual things;  walking, smiling, posing … staring off at nothing in the distance.

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When suddenly,  I received an exciting email from Sylca ~ my new “find” for eco-chic jewelry.

neccAnd although I had been planning on sharing with you the fact that Sylca uses eco-friendly recycled woods, natural dyes and fibers and coconut shells in their bold and colorful jewelry pieces,  and that their jewelry has  been sold on such sites as Anthropologie and South Moon Under (just to name a few), this email was just toooooo good.   I could Wait No More.

Here’s the email scoop: The stylish ladies at Sylca are offering all of you More Than Turquoise followers a 15% discount off your entire Sylca order, and this offer will additionally apply to … wait for it…

nec3SALE ITEMS!  So, if you’ve got your eye on my c/o teal & silver geo necklace, or perhaps this green hope bracelet or even this already on sale  5 oval wooden necklace  ~ it/they will be 15% off the price.  Just use code: MTT15 at check out.

Well, Dang ~ that email was a day Game Changer, as my day went from something kind of basic to something pretty FAB … don’t ‘cha think?  emoji thumbs up times two.

Act fast, my friends, as this discount code will expire 2 weeks from today.  Happy Shopping!

Posted by Jamie Lewinger on May 27, 2015 | 2 comments

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On The Dot


Polka Dots

pd coll 2Image via Petit and Sweet Couture  ||  Image via Pinterest

pd collimage via: Funmi Ogunja  || Image via: More Than Turquoise  (My Skirt)

You tryin’ them yet?

pd coll 1Image via Elle Canada  ||  Image via Style Lovely

pd coll 3Image via Marie Claire ||  Image via Elle Canada

Consider your options:



Posted by Jamie Lewinger on May 26, 2015 | 4 comments

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MDW Deals


Welcome to the Memorial Day Weekend.

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EVERYONE is having a sale.  So I thought I’d share with you just a few of the many sites I’ve been visiting this week in anticipation of their BIG sales.

And since some of these sites started their sales early …

snickerI’ve already scored quite a few deals … (snicker!)

Just click on the retailer name to go directly to their site.

  • Abercrombie & Fitch:  Now thru 05/25 – entire store and online 40-60% off.  Free shipping over $50. Some exclusions apply.
  • ASOS: Now thru 05/26 (ends at 4:00pm EST) – 20% off all full priced items w/code LONGWKND.
  • Banana Republic: Now thru 05/26 – in store and online, selected full priced items 40% off w/code BRSUMMER.
  • Bloomingdale’s: Now thru 5/25 – “Big Brown Bag Sale” offers 20-70% off selected items.
  • Boden: Now thru 05/25 – 30% off your order.  Free shipping and returns over $49.
  • Forever 21:  Now thru 05/25 – in store and online, selected items 30% off.
  • Joie: Now thru 05/25 – additional 20% off our order, use code: MD2015.
  • Nasty Gal: Now thru 05/25 – 40% off selected full priced and sale items.  Use code: HOTSTUFF.
  • Nordstrom: Now thru 05/31 – half yearly sale up to 40% off selected items.
  • Revolve: Up to 75% off select items.
  • Saks OFF 5th:  Up to 70% off everything. Use code: SUMMER. Some exclusions apply.
  • The Limited:  Now thru 05/25 – in store and online, 40% off full priced items, 40% off sale items.  Some exclusions apply.

 

So, YES, all these great Memorial Day sales are pretty awesome but it is so important that we remember why we observe this holiday in the first place.

Memorial Day is the day we honor the men and women who have died while serving our country so that we all enjoy the freedoms that we do. Whatever you are doing this weekend, please find time to honor and remember those who didn’t make it home.

Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend   :)

Posted by Jamie Lewinger on May 22, 2015 | 4 comments

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As Predicted


When you live in New Mexico and the weather person announces that it’s going to rain ~ the community rejoices. #WeNeedTheRain

When you’re a fashion blogger living in New Mexico, who poses for the lion’s share of her blog pictures outside,  and the weather person announces that it’s going to rain, …

sob1#ThereGoesTheHair  #GoingBacktoBed

So, as predicted, it did rain and although I had to do a little bit of this:

rainit turned out to be yet another beautiful day in New Mexico.

Now ~ often when the day starts off with rain, I find myself slapping on some non-descriptive, weather -protective outfit …

stair3stair11snastair My purse || My ring  ||  My shoes (similar)  || My coat (similar)
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But I figured … why be predictable?  :)

 



Posted by Jamie Lewinger on May 20, 2015 | 8 comments

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Tried And True


Well, doggone it …

shirt 1I really like the shirtdress!  (mine)

Let’s face it ~ the shirtdress is tried and true. It never goes out of style, will always be a classic and can be worn a variety of ways.  Like these great heat-ready looks:

sots1Image via We Wore What

sots7Image via Pinterest

sots6Image via NY Mag

sots2Image via Connected to Fashion

sotsImage via The Urban Spotter

sots5Image via Glam Radar

sots3Image via Lucitisima

 

Shop the tried and true:



Posted by Jamie Lewinger on May 18, 2015 | 7 comments

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HH&R GIVEAWAY


A few weeks ago, my husband and I were treated to an amazing weekend at Palacio de Marquesa in Taos, New Mexico compliments of the kind folks at Heritage Hotels and Resorts.

We were over-the-top excited, partially because we had not been to Taos in quite some time (a VERY special place for us) but mainly because we were very aware of this luxury boutique hotel, but had not had an opportunity to experience it.

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The weekend we were there turned out to be one of the last cold weekends in New Mexico and … it evened snowed.  So when we arrived, I ran from the car and wanted inside immediately.

Hello in there!   Knock , Knock.   VERY cold out here.

arrive1 The door opened in like 30 seconds.  I was just being dramatic.

Once we got settled in our FAB room, appropriately named the Socialite, and cranked up the fireplace …

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ALL was good. Every little detail in our room and sitting area was GORGE and I was especially loving all of the beautiful tiles in the bathroom.

Palacio-Marquesa-Taos-NM-Romantic-Bathroom Palacio-de-Marquesa-Taos-New-Mexico-Soc2-Tub2When you stay at Palacio de Marquesa you will receive complimentary breakfast made to order (ours below) that can be delivered to your room or can be enjoyed

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in the community dining room where you may even run into, and visit with,  other travelers.

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You can also chill out in the relaxing community room.

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That weekend, my husband and I enjoyed fine dining at a variety of restaurants in Taos, had a private tour at the Harwood Museum of Fine Art, took a few pics around town for blog posts that I just recently released …

(like this post)

alu1(and this post, too)
poleand even had massages in our room!

So ~ do you think YOU might enjoy a Heritage Hotel & Resorts experience?  Well then, I’ve got some exciting news:

Firstly, HH&R is offering all of you a 15% discount off of your stay at any HH&R property from now through June 30, 2015.  Just use code MTT15 when booking through any of the following sites: Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe, Hotel St. Francis, The Lodge at Santa Fe, Eldorado Hotel & Spa, Nativo Lodge, Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town, Hotel Encantado de Las Cruces and, of course, Palacio de Marquesa Taos.  Additionally, HH&R is currently hosting two fab Getaway Sweepstakes that you can enter simply by clicking here and here.

But NOW  (can I get a drum roll and maybe even a woohoo?)   Heritage Hotels & Resorts is giving one lucky More Than Turquoise follower a gift certificate valid for a 1 night stay at any Heritage Hotel and Resort property.  WooHoo!

Here’s how to enter and all the scoopage on this  fab Giveaway:

  • Simply enter the words Heritage Hotels & Resorts or HH&R in the comments section on this post 
  • You must be 18 or older and live in the U.S.
  • Hotel stay is subject to availability and blackout dates.  GC valid thru April 09, 2016
  • Giveaway will close on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 11:59PM PST.  The randomly selected winner will be notified via email

GOOD LUCK, Everyone!  Someone is going to be one happy camper.  :)

Posted by Jamie Lewinger on May 15, 2015 | 69 comments

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