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Commandress News – Semi-Sabbatical

Bonnie Ballerina

Today I’m writing to let you all know that I’ll be taking a semi-sabbatical for the next few weeks. Bonnie will be starting Kindergarten in the beginning of August (’cause that’s how it’s done ’round here) and I’m taking the opportunity to spend extra time with her, visit family in Louisiana and North Carolina, and […]

Bonus Post – Early Access to the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Today is the first day that Nordstrom Reward Members can access the beloved Nordstrom Anniversary Sale online! This time last year I decided that it was time to finally get myself a Nordstrom Card – you can apply for a credit or debit card online and start shopping the sale when you are approved. After all, Nordstrom […]

Five Spectacular Sales & Commandress Top Picks

St. John Collection Abstract Paisley Print Crepe Dress

There are so many great sales going on this weekend that I was having a terrible, terrible time choosing just one item for today’s post. So, naturally, I didn’t! Here are my five favorite sales - as well as a favorite item from each. Have a great weekend! *      *      * Coach Semi-Annual Sale – this […]

Dolce & Gabana Floral Sunglasses and the Lord & Taylor Friends & Family Sale

Dolce & Gabbana Piconic Logo Sunglasses

Last month, during an unusually leisurely stroll through Lenox Mall, I made a sharp and sudden turn into the Sunglass Hut when I spotted a spellbinding display of Dolce & Gabbana floral sunglasses –  including both of these:     Oh, wow. And wow again. To my eyes, the design, beauty and expressiveness of these sunglasses make […]

Kendra Scott Jewelry Arrives in Atlanta & A Fantastic Sale Happening Tonight

Kendra Scott Atlanta - Shops Around Lenox

Good news Atlanta: we have our own Kendra Scott store now at the Shops Around Lenox! Even better news for Atlantans and everyone else: Kendra Scott is having a fantastic sale in stores and online this evening! All of the details are at the end of this post. I’ve been a fan of Kendra Scott’s irresistibly […]

Commandress News – My First Bona Fide Selfie, Dallas, Instagram & LIKEtoKNOW.IT

Tracy Reese Dress

Happy Tuesday! I’m still sorting through the amazing information – and images – that I collected at the rewardStyle conference in Dallas this weekend. For example: Today I want to share an Instagram update and some developments that will make it easier to shop for your favorite items featured on Commandress. Like everything related to […]

April 2014 – Best Friends & Family Sales

The spring Friends & Family season is hitting full stride this week! I’ll update this post as new sales come in.  Lord & Taylor - this is a favorite because it includes bigger discounts than most department stores and includes a very rare discount on cosmetics. Save 25% off almost everything AND save 10% off cosmetics […]

Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale & Beauty Gifts With Purchase – Today Through April 4

Receive your choice of a FREE blue ombre, pink ombre or floral wrap with any $125 women's cosmetics or fragrance purchase from Bloomingdale's

Today marks the beginning of the Bloomingdale’s Friends & Family Sale in-store and online! You can save 20% off almost all regular or sale merchandise with promo code FANDF. Bloomingdale’s Beauty Treats – Gifts with Purchase It’s also the perfect time to take a look at your make up wishlist & check out these 75+ […]

Check Out Commandress on Instagram

Commandress on Instagram - http://instagram.com/commandressblog

My site spent some time offline today, so I apologize if you had trouble getting to the blog. Please let me know if you encounter any more trouble! I spent a little extra time this morning on my newest social media adventure: Instagram – also known as the here’s a vintage photo of my donut branch […]

Office Holiday – Escape from Atlanta

You may have heard that more snow is heading to Atlanta. Will this be ClusterFlake Part Deux? I sure hope not. This time around it looks like everyone wants to err on the side of being overly cautious. By Monday afternoon, schools were already announcing that they would be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday. I hope […]