Let's be honest. One of the best things about holidays is that retail honors them with a sale. I know, I know. It's important that Columbus sailed the ocean blue. But, over at IND style we're thinking more about the leopard Lauren Merkin clutch that's half off (seriously) at kiki and snagging some hidden wedge boots at a steal over at Vanessa V.
kiki has a bevy of goods on sale Oct. 6 through 8. Chan Luu wrap bracelets are buy one get one free. Some handbags are a whopping 70 percent off and some jewelry is 50 to 70 percent off as well. Scarves are 30 percent off. We borrowed one yesterday for a photo shoot (stayed tuned for Nov. IND Monthly) and spoiler alert: it's about the cutest thing ever. And the gals at kiki put some cool books that would look tres chic on a coffee table 30 percent off. Well read and well dressed? Just what we're about at IND style.
At Vanessa V. it's buy one, get one half off for all accessories, scarves, handbags and shoes. (Yes, shoes). There's a spike covered bracelet we'd like to get our hands on and three pairs of hidden wedge boots that would be a great statement for fall outfits.
And we'd be remiss if we didn't include Brother's Product Poker that lasts until Oct. 13. On their regular priced fall and winter goods, you can draw a card for a chance at a discount.
Enjoy a weekend of stylish exploration.
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