Home Update – Dena Home Peacock Bath Collection on Sale

I’m more of a clothes gal than a home decor gal, so I must admit that I haven’t paid a lot of attention to the home goods that are part of Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale.

So it took me a little while to discover that Dena Home’s collection of peacock bath items – many of which have been on my wish list for at least a year – are part of the sale!

Update: Please scroll down to the end of this post for a round up of ALL of the peacock-inspired women’s clothing and accessories included in this year’s Anniversary Sale!

I don’t need a new shower curtain right now, but if I did this would certainly be The One. The Dena Home Peacock Shower Curtain is $25.90 on sale (regularly $34.99) – and don’t miss the matching shower curtain hooks.

Dena Home Peacock Shower Curtain on sale - peacock print home decor - Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Instead, I have my eye on the peacock soap dish and other pretty ceramic bath accessories shown here ($11.90 – $31.90 on sale).

Dena Home Peacock Bath Accessories on sale - peacock print home decor - Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The most practical choice for me right now would be the peacock bath towels, which come in the same peacock motif as the ceramics and in this geometric feather motif ($5.90-$13.90 on sale).

Dena Home Peacock Bath Towels on sale - geometric peacock print bath accessories - Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

I’ll add a Shop the Post with all of the Dena Home peacock bath items after today’s post goes out.

 

 

You can also check out more bath, bedding and other home decor by Dena Home on sale here.

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As a bonus, I’ll be adding images and links to all of the Peacock Inspired Clothes & Accessories that are part of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale here after today’s post goes out.

Abigail Signature with Feather

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Favorites – Peacock Inspired Clothes & Accessories

Class It Up – How to Wear Pineapples Without Being a Carmen Miranda Caricature – Commandress

Today’s post shares a curated selection of fashionable items sporting – of all things – pineapples. It is not breaking news that pineapples are trending. This summer, pineapples adorn tops, sandals, earrings, and more.

In 2010, comedian Kristen Wiig immortalized Carmen Miranda by posing in turban bedecked with fruit. Unless you are very confident, flamboyant or invited to a costume party this is not how Commandress suggests wearing pineapples.Pineapple Hat Kristen Wiig as Carmen MirandaUsually, pineapples are an architectural and interior design motif. Since the old world collided with the new pineapples have symbolized hospitality and welcome.

Isn’t it interesting that in our country’s current climate such a symbol would become a popular fashion motif? Well, since this is a fashion and style blog, I’ll keep things light. Let’s just say I am enthralled with sartorial pineapples. So far, I’ve kept my pineapple purchases to two: Lilly for Target thong sandals and a long sleeve top from Talbots.

Lilly Pulizer Gold Pineapple Sandals Talbots Womens Pineapple Top

Should you want augment your wardrobe with pineapples, behold a baker’s of dozen fun, stylish selections (clockwise starting top left):

Pineapple Gold Pendant Necklace Scarf Earrings Dress Pineapple Tote Wallet Espadrilles

Ki-ele Hawaiian Pinya Pineapple Pendant Necklace ($54 from Nordstrom, Made in Hawaii) // Echo Pineapple Party Scarf (Sale: $45.56 from Nordstrom) // Covet Pop Art Pineapple Stud Earrings (Sale: $14.74 from Nordstrom) // Nicole Miller Mixed Print Jersey Shift Dress ($320 from Nordstrom) // Talbots Pineapple Flower Straw Tote (Sale: $29.99 from Talbots) // Kate Spade Wing It Lacey Zip Around Wallet in Pineapple ($178 from Nordstrom) // Kaanas Aruba Espadrilles in Pineapple ($88.95 from Nordstrom)

Pineapple Tote Sandals Gold Drop Earrings iPhone 6 case Pineapple Belt Womens Top

Tory Burch Knotted Pineapple Tote (Sale: $245 from ToryBurch.com) // Antonio Melani Piney Pineapple Sandals (Sale: $41.99 from Dillards.com) // Ki-ele Hawaiian Pinya Pineapple Drop Earrings ($53 from Nordstrom) // Sonix Liana Teal iPhone 6 case in Teal ($35 from Nordstrom, Made in Hawaii) // Raina Pina Vegan Leather Belt in Thunder Peach/Antique Brass ($74 from Nordstrom, Made in USA) // Talbots Embroidered Pineapple Top (Sale: $15.49 from Talbots)

For readers who are unfamiliar with entertainment icon Carmen Miranda, click here. For those of you who are curious about the pineapple’s symbolism, check out this interesting blog post.

Amy

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale – 30 Made in the USA Favorites for Women

I had some fun yesterday browsing the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale for Made in the USA clothes, jewelry, beauty, and even shoes.

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale - Made in the USA Favorites for Women - Commandress

Right now, I’m starting with my top 10, which are shown above.

  1. Trina Turk Graphic Print Jersey V-Neck Dress (Sale: $198.90; After Sale: $298)
  2. Alexis Bittar Lucite Long Raindrop Earrings in 5 colors (Sale: $62.90; After Sale: $95)
  3. La Mer Collections Venetian Leather & Stone Wrap Watch (Sale: $122.90; After Sale: $185)
  4. butter LONDON Coveted Classics – Patent Shine Set ($45; $72 Value)
  5. Karen Kane Drape Front Cardigan in 5 colors (Sale: $52.90; After Sale: $79)
  6. Bailey 44 Long Sleeve Tie Neck Blouse (Sale: $105.90; After Sale: $159)
  7. Karen Kane Faux Suede Flare Panel Skirt in 4 colors (Sale: $58.90; After Sale: $88)
  8. Munro Lexi Boot in 4 colors & in extended sizes (Sale: $149.90; After Sale: $224.95)
  9. Hanky Panky Print Regular Rise Thong (Sale: $14.90; After Sale: $23) (also available in Solid)
  10. NYDJ Sylvia Stretch Boyfriend Jeans in Regular & Petite (Sale: $82.90; After Sale: $124) (Also available in Plus)

After today’s newsletter goes out, I’ll add images of my 30 Made in the USA favorites at the end of this post.

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