Monthly Archives: November 2017

Little Black Holiday Dress + Link Up

Holiday Party Outfit | Little Black Dress | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Christmas Party Dress | Holiday Outfit | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Christmas Party Outfit | Rebecca Minkoff Love Bag | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

One Sleeve Black Dress | Holiday Party Outfit | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Little Black Holiday Dress for Christmas Party | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Hello friends! So did you take advantage of all the amazing sales yesterday??聽 My favorite purchase from yesterday was my new fitbit.聽 I have been wanting to upgrade to one that shows my step count, and the Heart Rate version was $50 off yesterday!聽 I can’t wait to start using it.聽 I’ll share a review with ya’ll in a month or two, once I have had a chance to test it out.

Now that Thanksgiving and Black Friday are in the books, it is time to start thinking about Christmas and New Year’s Eve Parties.聽 You can never go wrong with a great little black holiday dress this time of year.

I originally purchased this dress to wear for a Vegas Bachelorette Party in October.聽 When shopping for the perfect little black dress for the party, I wanted to be sure my choice could double as a party dress for any upcoming holiday parties or a NYE party.聽 This dress would also work for a wedding in Fall or Winter.聽 With all that versatility, I knew this was the one.

The shimmer sheer sleeve and sexy shoulder cutout take center stage on this dress, so I kept my accessories minimal.聽 I opted for my small black crossbody bag, the perfect size for party night.聽 It holds a cell phone, keys, mini wallet, and lip gloss.聽 For jewelry, I opted only for these fabulous statement earrings.聽 I picked these earrings out specifically to wear with this dress.聽 They are the perfect compliment to the dress.聽 The silver, gold, and black colors blend with the look, but the design still has just enough wow factor.

Don’t forget to scroll on down and share your latest outfit post or search for even more style inspiration.聽 Thanks for stopping by today ya’ll!

Little Black Dress for New Year's Eve Party | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Holiday Party Outfit | Little Black Dress | Statement Earrings | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

All Black Holiday Party Outfit | Rebecca Minkoff Love Bag | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Christmas Party Outfit | Little Black Dress | Statement Earrings with Fringe | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Holiday Party Outfit | Little Black Dress | Black Crossbody Purse | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

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Best Cyber Monday Sales!

Best Cyber Monday Sales | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Happy Cyber Monday!聽 I’m sharing lots of sales in fashion and beauty today.聽 I also included which items from my closet are on sale. A little as seen on the blog and now on sale fun.聽 Some items have been featured on the blog recently and some in seasons past.聽 Today is the perfect day to start crossing off those on your Christmas gift list, add a few wardrobe basics to your closet, or finally buy that item you have been considering.聽 Happy Shopping!

BEST CYBER MONDAY SALES 2017!

FASHION SALES

ANTHROPOLOGIE – 20% off full priced items & 30% off sale

ASOS – 30% off everything with code EPIC30

Houston Style Blogger Lady in Violet shows how to wear over the knee boots when you're short. Click through for outfit details.My Over the Knee Boots included!!聽 Regular $64 now $45!

My Silver Bangle is also 30% off HERE. White Jeans on sale HERE!

BANANA REPUBLIC – 50% off regular priced items

BAUBLEBAR – 35% off everything
Cute Top for Holiday Party | Lace Blouse | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in VioletAll my gorgeous statement earrings including this plum pair are on sale! Below are more as seen on the blog pieces including a few new adds that are on sale!

Lace Top is on sale HERE.

CHICWISH – 15% off orders over $50 with code CB15

CLUB MONACO聽 – Buy More Save More Sale up to 35% off

DIANE VON FURSTENBERG – 20% off site-wide with code THANKS20

DSW SHOES – 25% off Everything with code HOLIDAY2017

EXPRESS – 50% off sitewide + FREE SHIPPING

FRANCO SARTO – 30% off sitewide with code FRANCOCYBER30

GIGI NEW YORK – 35% off sitewide (This is where my pink and black clutch are from.)

GORJANA – 20% off sitewide with code GOLDEN20

HENRI BENDEL – 30% off full priced items

HUNTER BOOTS – 20% off select styles
My packable rain boots are on sale in select colors.

JCREW – 40% off your purchase + Extra 10% off until noon ET with code SHOPFAST

KATE SPADE – 30% off full priced items + 40% off sale items with code MOREJOY

KENDRA SCOTT – 20% off everything with code YELLOW20
One of my jewelry obsessions, a few of my favorite everyday pieces below:

LOFT – 50% off everything + FREE SHIPPING with code CLICK
How to Style a Corduroy Skirt for Fall | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in VioletMany of my recent work wear buys are now on sale including this striped tee and corduroy skirt.聽 More items below:

MADEWELL – 25% off everything with code GOODMOOD

NATURALIZER – 40% off + Free Shipping with code CYBER2017

NEIMAN MARCUS – Earn a $50-$750 gift card depending on what you spend

LAST CALL BY NEIMAN MARCUS – Extra 40-80% off entire site + Free Shipping

NORDSTROM RACK – Extra 30% off clearance items

NORDSTROM – 20% off Select Sale Items + Price Matches most other sales
My closet is filled with Nordstrom goodies, and I found many of them on sale! Check them out below:

SWEATERS

TOPS

BOTTOMS

SHOES

JEWELRY AND SUNNIES

RAYBAN – 20% off everything

SHOPBOP – Extra 35% off sale items with code WOW35

TARGET – 15% off sitewide

TORY BURCH – 30% off orders of $250 including Sale items with code THANKS
Cozy Winter Outfit | Striped Cardigan | Tory Burch Parker Tote Bag | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in VioletMy new tote bag is already on sale, but score an extra 30% off if you spend $250.

My purchases for this sale included these gray flats and this workout tank.

WANDERLUST & CO – 30% off site wide with code CYBER

BEAUTY SALES

DERMSTORE –聽 Up to 25% off with code WEEKEND

IT COSMETICS – 20% off any $30 order + Free Shipping with code MONDAY20

KIEHL’S – $20 off orders of $65+ with code JINGLE

SMASHBOX – 25% off sitewide with code MONDAY

SIGMA BEAUTY – 40% off Brush Sets with code BRUSHSET40

A few of my favorite makeup brushes are from this brand:

T3 MICRO – 25% off Everything with code MONDAY17

TULA – FREE full size Kefir Cleansing Oil with $30 order use code CYBERMONDAY

My favorite mask to use when skin is breaking out a bit.聽 I also just started using this toner and LOVE how much it has cleared up and improved my skin.

ULTA – $10 off your $50 purchase with code CYBERMON17

Alright ya’ll, I hope you score some amazing deals today! I will see you back here tomorrow for a little holiday party outfit inspiration!

Striped Cardigan + BLACK FRIDAY Sales!

Winter Outfit | Striped Cardigan | Black Skinny Jeans | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Casual Outfit | Blush Pink Blouse | Chunky Knit Cardigan | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Black Friday Sales items featuring Tory Burch tote bag and Black Skinny Jeans | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Cozy Winter Outfit | Striped Cardigan | Tory Burch Parker Tote Bag | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Casual Winter Outfit | Colorblock Cardigan | Gray Tote Bag | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Happy Black Friday!!聽 I have a little something for everyone in today’s post- a little cozy, comfy outfit inspiration and a good list of Black Friday Sales.聽 Did everyone have a fun Thanksgiving?? I’m pretty sure I’m still in a food coma from all the yummy deliciousness I ate yesterday.聽 I see a good run in my future today!

Before we get to all the amazing Black Friday sales happening today, let’s talk about this cozy winter outfit.聽 This striped cardigan is a little bit on the chunky knit side and perfect for cold days.聽 I like it because I thought it would be perfect to toss over a simple work dress like the one featured earlier this week.

One color I immediately pictured with this cardigan was blush pink.聽 I love the way the color blends with the beige colorblocking on the sleeves.聽 Just enough to be different, but pale enough to blend.聽 By the way this top is 50% off today and would also be cute tucked into a pencil skirt for work.

Also since I raved about this bag in my last post, I have to let you know that it’s currently 30% off.聽 You do have to spend $250 and the bag is currently only $209.聽 You can always search the sale section to find something to get you to the $250.聽 On the first day of the sale, I ordered these gorgeous and highly recommended for comfort gray flats and added this tank to meet the $250.聽 After the discount was applied, my total was still less than the original price of the flats, and I can always use more workout tanks so it worked for me.

Alright guys, now let’s talk Black Friday Sales – scroll on down for this year’s list!

| OUTFIT DETAILS | Striped Cardigan | Blush Pink Blouse聽(50% off)| Black Skinny Jeans聽(part of a Buy More Save More Sale HERE) |聽 | Black Heels | Parker Tote Bag(additional 30% off if you spend $250) |聽 c/o Tassel Necklace |聽 Gold Stud Earrings |聽 Similar Gold Bangle聽| Nails: Butter London Earl Gray

Winter Outfit | Striped Cardigan | Black Skinny Jeans | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Fall Outfit | Striped Cardigan | Long Pendant Necklace | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Winter Outfit | Black Skinny Jeans | Black Heels | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Casual Winter Outfit | Striped Cardigan | Tory Burch Tote Bag | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

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I have rounded up a pretty decent sized list of the best Black Friday Sales for fashion and beauty.聽 If you are shopping for yourself, I think this is such a great time to stock up on those high dollar designer pieces or just normally higher priced items.

I just picked up this trench coat originally $349, now $149!聽 My other big ticket purchase was a new camera for the blog.聽 I wanted a smaller one and this one came highly recommended from my blogger pals.聽 I found it $100 off Wednesday.聽 That may have been a Wednesday only deal, but I’m still looking around in case I find it cheaper.聽 I’ll let ya’ll know.

I hope you all have fun shopping away today getting goodies for you and your family/friends too.聽 Check back Monday because I plan to share a list of the must shop Cyber Monday Sales also.聽 Happy Shopping Friday friends!

BLACK FRIDAY SALES 2017!

FASHION SALES –

ANN TAYLOR – 50% Off Everything with code THANKFUL
ASOS – 30% off everything with code EPIC30
BANANA REPUBLIC – 50% off regular priced items
BAUBLEBAR – 30% off everything
BB DAKOTA – 50% off everything
BOOHOO – 50% off everything
CHICWISH – 15% off orders over $50 with code BLK15
CLUB MONACO聽 – 25-35% off everything
DIANE VON FURSTENBERG – 20% off site-wide with code THANKS20
HUNTER BOOTS – 20% off select styles
JCREW – 40% off your purchase
KENDRA SCOTT – 20% off everything with code YELLOW20
LOFT – 50% off everything
MADEWELL – 25% off everything with code DONTSTRESS
NATURALIZER – 40% off + Free Shipping with code BLKFRIDAY
NORDSTROM – 20% off Select Sale Items + Price Matches most other sales
RAYBAN – 20% off everything
SAM EDELMAN – 30% off sitewide + Free Expedited Shipping with code SAMSGIVING
SHOPBOP – Buy More Save More – 20%-30% off with code MORE17
TORY BURCH – 30% off orders of $250 including Sale items with code THANKS
WANDERLUST & CO – 30% off site wide with code CYBER

BEAUTY SALES –

DERMSTORE –聽 Up to 30% off with code FRIDAY
KIEHL’S – $20 off orders of $65+ with code JINGLE
SEPHORA – Beauty Deals under $15
T3 MICRO – 25% off Luxe Hair Tools with code FRIDAY17
TOO FACED – 25% off everything
ULTA – Beauty Buster Deals all day on select items

BEST ITEMS OF BLACK FRIDAY!

I’m sharing some of my favorite finds of the sales.聽 Check back because this section will be updated throughout today and the weekend! Click any item to go directly to it!聽 Also, don’t forget to enter the PROMO codes for the discount!

Little Black Work Dress & Link Up

Work Wear | Black Dress | Gray Satchel Tote Bag | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Office Outfit | Black Dress | Tory Burch Purse | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Workwear Basics | Black Dress | Tory Burch Parker Tote | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Black Work Dress | Burgundy Beaded Necklace | Fall Outfit | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Workwear Outfit | Black Dress | Red Necklace | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Hello Ladies!聽 Happy Thanksgiving Week and Black Friday Sales week too!聽 Who all is lucky enough to be off all week??聽 I’m working Monday – Wednesday, and then have 4 days of relaxation and sale shopping.聽 I’m going to be sharing a big list of sales and sale finds on Friday.聽 Starting Wednesday, I’m going to do something a little different this year and share sale finds in Instagram Stories.聽 If you want to follow along, just give me a follow at @karen.rock and keep your eyes out for those stories in your feed.

This little black work dress has been months in the making for a blog post.聽 I first found it in September, but it was backordered until October.聽 I checked back a few weeks later and that backorder was now November.聽 While scrolling through my wish list about a week ago, I realized it was finally BACK IN STOCK!!

I own another shift dress by this brand, and it so comfy and requires little to no ironing.聽 This dress seems like it’s going to be that same easy dress, probably why it’s always on backorder.聽 聽The key detail on this dress is the tie at the waist.聽 It’s the perfect way to add a little shape to a basic shift dress.聽 You can tie it in front or back depending on your preference.聽 It’s like having two different black dresses.聽 If you back tie it, I would consider a long pendant necklace to change up the look.

Also, I have to dish on my new gray tote bag.聽 Another item I have had my eye on for awhile.聽 I went back and forth on this because of the size.聽 I needed a nice bag to carry my laptop in on work days.聽 A tote bag big enough to hold my 13″ computer was bigger than I was used to, so I did a trial run with my reversible tote for a little over a month.聽 After a few days the bigger size didn’t bother me at all, and the best part of the story. By the time I decided,聽聽this little gray cutie聽was ON SALE for about 30% off! Also, if you love the style but wish it was a bit smaller, it comes in a small version too!

It’s a gray with a really slight tan undertone depending on the lighting.聽 I would call it a gray taupe color.聽 I’m excited to have a nice, professional looking purse to carry my computer in for when I’m popping into meetings or events after work.聽 If you love this color, I would act fast.聽 Since it’s already on clearance, once it sells out it’s gone.

Alright ya’ll, don’t forget to link up your latest outfit post in the Style File Link Up today.聽 Thanks for stopping by, and I will see you back here on Friday for some sale shopping and a fabulously cozy outfit too.

Work Outfit | Black Shift Dress | Black Comfy Heels | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Black Work Dress | Red Necklace | Tory Burch Tote Bag | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Workwear Outfit | Black Dress | Black Heels | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

Fall Outfit | Black Work Dress | Gray Tote Bag | Houston Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

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