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Tuesday, December 8, 2015

AC x Courtney Kerr

Happy Holidays to you...and us!

The holiday earring collection curated by Courtney Kerr is now available.

Many of you know Courtney from her Bravo shows "Courtney Loves Dallas" and "Dallas's Most Eligible". She is also a big-time fashion blogger, radio personality,  and style icon.
There is no denying, this gal can throw down some major style.

While her personality is larger than life, she is also completely relatable. So relatable that her newly launched YouTube channel is the everygirl's guide to hair, makeup and style. 
Yep, that perfect wavy bob is now attainable. Forget "the Rachel".... now we have "the Courtney".

The owners of AC wanted to launch a holiday earring collection and who better to curate that collection than Courtney Kerr.  But let's face it, some holiday statement earrings are simply too painful to make it through the night. Courtney to the rescue.

Here's a fun video, shot inside of the AC Store in Dallas, to help you #savethelobes.

Now, let's go shopping with Courtney. 
Just click here for some major holiday style.

Friday, November 27, 2015

Big Deal

It's rare that we have discounts this big, so it's time to shop big! 
30% off your entire order now through Monday with code "THANKFUL".

Stretch,'s go time.

Saturday, November 21, 2015

Deck those Halls

There are few things I love more than decorating for the holidays. It's actually a weakness. 
Each year it seems I "need" new goodies to get me started and this year I am feeling uber weak because everything is SO.DANG.CUTE.

Here's a little round up of some of my faves....

Friday, October 30, 2015

Fifty off- Lou and Grey

I am OBSESSED with Loft's new line, Lou and Grey. This brand is the epitome of Fall...cozy, comfy clothing.
LOFT is having a huge sale this weekend, and it's rare, but their L & G line is a part of the 50% off sale.

To help make this easier for you (as if you needed help), 
here is a cheat sheet to my faves...

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Modern, Simple Style

If you haven't heard of Everlane you are in for a treat today! Everlane is an online clothing company whose motto states, "Modern Basics, Radical Transparency." They are just that- modern essential clothing with a very transparent look at where your money goes. Since they are an online only company they eliminate many over head costs and you reap the benefits of their savings.

I personally own many of their pieces and can not rave about them enough. Their customer service is top notch, shipping is timely (and free with 2 or more products),  and returns are easy.
Below is a roundup of my favorite products for women and men. Lots of great options for fall/winter- think Christmas presents, birthdays, or just because! :)

First up, dresses! These are my favorite everyday dresses from Everlane. Throw on a cardigan or blue jean jacket and these will carry you through fall.

AC's Favorite Everlane Accessories (and we know our accessories ;) ) 

Everlane Roundup

Thursday, September 10, 2015

Fall Beauty 101

It's that time of year again - time to begin bringing out the long sleeves, sweaters, and boots. Along with bringing out the fall/winter wardrobe comes freshening up with new hair, nails, and makeup for the next season.

First up, out with the old and in with the new. Get rid of those split ends and revive those luscious locks with a fresh new do. I love Courtney Kerr and Blake Lively's take on the loose waves. Below you will find a round up of our favorite hair reviving and styling products.

Next up, those nails. Time to trade those bright, summery colors for a more subtle, warm feel. Below is a round up of my favorite fall/winter colors from two of my favorite brands- Essie and OPI.

Last, but certainly not least, time to rid our faces of that summer skin and freshen up with autumn colors. Below is a round up of my favorite make up products to do the job.

Look like the celebs with these stunning makeup ideas.
Click the link under each picture to shop the look.

Eva Mendes adds a pop of color around the eyes with Sephora's green eyeliner
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Jessica Alba sports the all so famous smokey eye so well. Sweep a gunmetal tone over the eyelid and a neutral brown in the creases. Finish the look with this eye-opening mascara.
Click here for silver eyeshadow, here for brown eyeshadow, and here for mascara 

Minka Kelly radiates beauty with an all over bronzed look and a touch of rosy red cheeks. 
Click here to shop bronzers and here to shop blushes

Kate Bosworth rocks red lips- the perfect look for those holiday parties and outings.
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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Fall into Trendy Totes

Leather totes are all the rage this fall. You NEED one of these, maybe even two, to add to your essentials wardrobe.

I am obsessing over each and every one of these. Below are my top favorite leather totes including the best bang for your buck and the best splurge.  I've done all the research so all you have to do is pick the one that fits your needs and style the best and get to shopping. Check 'em out, you can't go wrong with any of these!

Most Affordable Option
The Street Level Reversible Faux Leather tote from Nordstrom
This bag comes in six different color combinations and received 4.6 stars for it's durability, versatility, affordability, size, and overall style. 

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Best "Treat Yourself" Option
The Tory Burch Perry Tote can be found at Bloomingdale's. 
Loved for its roomy inside, rich color, and soft pebbled leather this tote received a 4.7 overall rating.
This "Deep Berry/Tea Stain" screams fall and I love it. If this isn't quite your style, no worries, there are 6 other colors to choose from.

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Best All Around
I love the Classic Leather Tote from Cuyana (which means 'to love'). You have a choice of the classic size or tall and multiple colors available. This tote is designed in San Fransisco and made in the USA. I admire their mission and quality products.

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AC's Office Favorite
Prices Vary
Barrington Gifts has so many great options to fit every style, that's why we love it so much! They've got gameday bags, leather totes, and create your own where you get to pick the color, pattern, and monogram style. Here are a few of our favorites for the fall. 

Here are my top 6 favorite bags for the fall, in no particular order. Don't be behind on this year's trends- get your leather tote today!!

Monday, August 24, 2015

Namast'ay- Yoga Essentials

Yoga seems to be a growing form of strength, stretch, and exercise. 
Research shows that yoga has many benefits for the body:
  • increases flexibility and muscle strength and tone
  • maintains a balanced metabolism
  • reduces weight
  • improves cardio and circulatory health
  • improves athletic performance
  • protects against injury
But, despite the many benefits, maybe people are attracted to the cute, extremely comfortable, clothing options. 
"Namast'ay in Bed." I just love this saying. Who doesn't think this at least a couple of mornings? Etsy has many other options to match your favorite quotes or exercise routines. 

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Let's talk yoga pants. Who doesn't love a comfy, might as well live in them, pair of stretchy pants? With fall and cooler temperatures just around the corner these are a must in your wardrobe. 

Below is a round up of my favorite yoga pants and tops that will have you looking and feeling like a yogi in no time! Now all you have to do is pick your preference and get to shopping.

Once you've got the style down you'll need a yoga mat to complete your ensemble. There are so many varieties out there it can be hard to pick the right one. If you're on a budget this would be the best option for you. 

Best Budget-Friendly Option

At only $19.95, this mat offers thick, non-slip, material that will meet your needs.

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Best Splurge 

If you're looking for a splurge this mat has gotten rave reviews from customers. This non-toxic, non-slip, cushioned fabric will scream "yogi."
Click here to shop

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Williams-Sonoma Sale

Prepare your home for holiday entertaining early by taking advantage of the Williams-Sonoma sale. The 25% off clearance sale is on for a limited time only so hurry over and shop for the lowest, best prices! Code: SUMMER 
Free shipping on orders over $49: SHIP4FREE

Shop the full clearance sale here or see the roundup below for my favorite cooking and baking utensils.

When I think of Williams-Sonoma I think of kitchen tools and appliances, but they are much more! Check out these amazing finds and great deals.

I love this Waxed Canvas Camping Bag. Made in the USA- handmade in Portland, OR. Perfect for those fall camping trips. An excellent gift idea too!

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This Faux Fur Blanket will be just what you need on those cold nights, snuggling by the fire. They have "warm and welcoming" written all over them.

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For those less chilly nights you'll need a lightweight throw. This Turkish Lightweight Stripe Throw comes in two colors creating a fun 'pop' of color.

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Lighten up your living room for family and friends with a new floor lamp. I love the uniqueness of this Burnished Surveyor Floor Lamp.

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Lined with soft fabric, this box is pleasing to the eyes while keeping your jewelry, watches, or whatever you choose to store safe. 

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Need to get organized before guests arrive? Check out these Wire Storage Baskets, cotton lined for that extra touch.

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Now for a collection of my favorite cooking and baking utensils. Update your kitchen before the holiday rush!

Thursday, July 30, 2015


There are just a few more days to shop the greatest sale of the year, 
and today is a roundup of my top coat picks. 

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There are so many great coats on this sale that it really is tough to choose.
The sale ends this weekend and prices will go back up, so better channel that cooler weather and start your shopping!


Thursday, July 23, 2015


Yep it's still the Nordstrom sale and I am stilllll talking about it.
Today is my favorite feature: SWEATERS! 
My fall uniform includes a whole lotta sweaters, so this sale is my weakness.

Just got this adorable sweater today, and it hits all of the high notes...
1. Not too heavy and bulky
2. Long enough to cover all of my least favorite places 
3. Has a little color to it
4. It's affordable. It's UNDER $50. Run, don't walk.

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Next, the best sweater deal of the sale...because it's only $27 and it's adorable!

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If you don't have a basic black cardigan you are missing out. This is a staple that you can throw on with just about anything. I am in love with this draped front cardigan.
Trust me, you need it.

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Round up of other faves...

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Nordstrom Anniversary : Handbag heaven

No matter what, a handbag always fits, and that is why I love them.
I can't get rid of any and I can never have enough.
I know...healthy, right? Oh well, there are worse habits to have.

In case I haven't said it enough, I will say it again... this is the BEST sale of the year at Nordstrom. It's that little window when they give you a chance to buy new pieces at a discount before they go full price. 

Now let's get down to business. 

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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale - Capes

Capes are my jam. I will never get rid of any that I have, and I will never own too many.
Jeans, tee and a cape. That is my Fall and Winter outfit formula. 

And now, since it's the best sale of the year at Nordstrom, I will stock up on this years lot. 
My first purchase of the sale was this little number, and I couldn't love it more. 
The cherry on top of the sundae here is that it's under $40! Yes, seriously.

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Here's a little round up of my top picks...

And now for a little more good news...this is also OUR biggest sale of the year on
50% off the entire site
Discount code: "clearance"

Thursday, July 16, 2015


Today is the day, EVERYONE can shop the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale .

What makes this sale so great is that it's not just about the Fall/Winter collections - you can also find some great deals on Summer and Spring looks as well.

Today is our top picks on tops .

Check back daily for our roundups!

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale : Shoe Round Up

And the beat goes on....
The Anniversary Early Access sale is alive and well (don't worry non-card holders, the regular sale begins this Thursday!) and today it's our shoe round-up! 

First up, booties... 
Cause I will never own too many.
Followed by heels... 
Cause I'm a sucker for a good day to night shoe.
Ending with casual sneakers...
because wearing an athletic sneaker with jeans or shorts just isn't ok. 


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