Kimberlee of I have A Degree In This! shares her holiday wish list

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Good morning! I am still on vacation in San Diego (cuddling with Onyx as I type), so Kimberlee of I Have A Degree In This! is here to show you what she’s yearning for this holiday season. After you’re done reading her fab guest post, click on over to her blog for more on fashion and beauty!


My Christmas Wish List
Hi there! So happy to guest post for Christina while she travels the world. I’m Kimberlee of I Have A Degree In This! and I thought I’d share what’s on my wish list this holiday season (take note Santa!). Most of these items are aspirational (i.e. could never afford) which is why it’s more of a wish list.
  • I’m a nail polish addict so I could always use more nail polishes. These Dream Boxes are such a cute idea that you can pick 3 polishes of your choice or chose a mystery box. I think this is a great gift to give!
  • My compact digital camera broke so I’m in need of a new digital camera. I need to step up my game and invest in a DSLR camera. I’m doing my research trying to find the best deal for what I need.
  • A big trend I love right now are wedge sneakers. These sneakers are so badass and my style! I love anything studded or with spikes. I’m hoping to unwrap these this holiday.
  • I adore J.Crew’s cafe capri pants… they come in cute prints. I could get anything from J.Crew and be happy. These are a bit pricey so perhaps I can snag them on sale after the holiday.
  • Yes, the one that supposedly smells like blood and semen. It actually smells really good (I don’t know what that says about me… lol). It’s the type of perfume I like, floral top notes and very light and sweet. I picked up some samples from Sephora but hopefully will get a full size bottle under the Christmas tree.
What’s on your wish list this holiday season?

Sample Sales: Don’t put your wallet away yet!

Jordanna of The Fassionisette

Hi loves! I am still in San Diego, so Jordanna of The Fashionisette is dropping by to give you an update on some awesome holiday sales. After you get the sale scoop, hop on over to her blog to see what else is going on, or follow her on twitter for daily updates!


I am thrilled to be guest posting on Christina Does today! If you were shopping this past holiday weekend, I hope you all got everything off of your list. For those that weren’t able to partake or missed out, there are still some pretty fabulous sales going. Don’t you just love the holidays?

Looking for clothes, shoes, or accessories? Check out these sample sales!

Be&D: Up to 70% off handbags, footwear, and belts!

Gucci’s sale is starting today. You can get 50% off women and men’s clothing and accessories. (here is the link to shop: http://private.gucci.com/us/)

Helmut Lang sample sale starts December 2nd. All sizes tees, knits, dresses, outerwear, blazers, pants, and more will be sold. For more information on this upcoming sale, check out: http://www.clothingline.com/sales/current/

Botkier: enjoy 40%-75% off! Prices start $75 for wallets, $100 for handbags, and $100 for boots. Event ends today (9am-7pm). Location: 525 Broadway (at Spring St), 5th floor, New York, NY 10012.

 ECHO: get an assortment of women’s, men’s, and kids’ accessories and handbags for up to 60 percent off.

The event began yesterday, and runs through December 1.
Event times: Thu-Fri 8am-7pm; Sat 9am-5pm
Location: 75 Oxford Dr.
Moonachie, NJ 07074

Lafayette 148: grab designer pieces starting at 75% off retail. Petite and plus-sizes available.

Event ends today, and is open 9am-6pm.
Location: 148 Lafayette St
(btwn. Howard & Grand)
New York, NY 10013

Looking to decorate your home? Check out these sales!

This is an exclusive Christofle sample sale. Up to 70% off select flatware, hollowware, jewelry, and more.

Event begins: December 6
Event ends: December 9
Times: Thu 8am-7pm; Fr & Sat 10am-8pm; Sun 10am-3pm
Location: 225 5th Ave.
(Btwn 26th & 27th St)
New York, NY 10010

NEST: stock up on luxurious fragrances and personal care items pricing up to 75% below retail.

Event begins: December 4
Event ends: December 6
Times: Tue 9:30am-8pm; Wed 9:30am-7pm; Thu 9:30am-6pm
Location: 601 W.26th St.
(btwn. 11th & 12th Ave.)
(No. 1500)
New York, NY 10001

Happy shopping!