K, well April flew by in about two seconds it. What an interesting month it was. Happy May & Happy Friday! I’m super excited to share The Weekly Lo Down with you all today. On Monday of this week, I put a question box up on stories asking what you all were shopping for right now & I got SO many different responses. Understandably so. Some of you are embracing quarantine & wanting more organization, home, & loungewear posts. Some are in limbo & wanting activewear & beauty (things for both now & later), & some are OVER IT & want all the cute clothes, swimsuits, shorts, & more. I feel all of you! I’m getting to everything a little bit today in The Weekly Lo Down & will be working to create blog posts over some things, too because there is just so much to share.
The Weekly Lo Down
I got some requests for cute activewear crop tops that are longer than a sports bra. Check this blog post, but also for easy reference I like this one, this one, & this one!
If you need a new workout to try while at home or to kick things up a notch, I started P.Volve & have been loving it. I’ll have a full review up, soon. In the mean time check out reviews on the other workouts I do: Melissa Wood Health & The Sculpt Society. All of my equipment I use at home can be found in this post.
Lots of requests for organizational items! I’ll work on some posts for this if you all want, but in the mean time I have these baskets + these labels ALL over our home. I use these in our pantry & these in our fridge to organize, too. Also check out this LTK post & this LTK post for some amazing Amazon organization finds! You can also check my Amazon shop.
I know a lot of people are shopping for home items right now! You can shop all of my home decor in detail in these posts: Guest Bedroom Reveal, Cloffice Reveal, Hall Bathroom Remodel, & our Master Bedroom Reveal. I shared sources for our patio (work in progress) decor in the LiketoKnow.it app here, here, here, here, & here! I’ll do a full post on that space + our formal living/dining room, soon.
Speaking of home decor, you all LOVED this super affordable site I shared. I knew they had cute clothes, but didn’t know until recently that they had cute home decor, too. I’m eyeing this planter, this marble vase, & this lantern for our patio.
Some of you said you are shopping for cooking related items. I have still been loving our air fryer! I make okra fries & buffalo cauliflower in ours. This is a super cute set of mixing bowls, & I have been using this cookbook & this cookbook so much while in quarantine. I also love this cute white & rose gold gadget set.
Skincare: Check out this LTK post with some of my morning skincare routine. I have a ton of info on skincare in this blog post, but I’ll do an updated blog post on both AM & PM skincare routines soon, promise.
If you are still shopping for loungewear, check out my Spring loungewear guide & my post featuring 20 loungewear looks. Tons of the pieces I shared are on sale!
A few questions on THE Agolde shorts. I LOVE them. I order my true size in them. I size down one in their jeans because I like my jeans fitted, but prefer my denim shorts to be more relaxed. It’s definitely personal preference. If the Agolde shorts are a little too much of a splurge for you, this $15 pair is an amazing dupe (fit TTS) & I have honestly been reaching for them more than the Agolde pair recently.
Shopping for Mother’s Day gifts?? I got you covered! See this blog post.
Some of you are shopping for swimsuits & I am so jealous that you have a pool or a beach to wear them to where you live. I may be buying a blow up kiddie pool for myself in the back yard. Haha. Check out this post on LTK where I did a roundup of a few cute ones that I’m loving right now! I’ll work on a blog post for swimsuits ASAP for you all, too.
One of you said you were shopping for a good floor mirror. We have this vintage looking oversized gold one (MY FAV!), this acrylic + gold one, this wood one, & this gold one in our home. I also like this simple option or I love this one. I think this one is so cool too, but is more of a splurge!
I get asked about the wall art in our home a lot. Many are photos I have taken myself while traveling, but a few of my go to sites for prints are Society 6 & Citizen Atelier. I’ve thought about selling my prints on my site & some of you have expressed interest in that so stay tuned!
Seems like a lot of people are tired of activewear & ready for cute spring + summer clothes! Specifically, tops. For some of my recent favorites check out this blog post & this blog post where you can see a few cute ones I’ve styled from two of my fav retailers. I have a few try ons saved to Instagram highlights with options, too.
My go to bronzer is this one & my go to highlighters right now are this one or this one in moonlight.
Biker shorts: I just ordered a few pairs to try this trend again. Stay tuned for a try on, but in the mean time I like this pair, this pair, & this pair.
I shared my favorite face masks during the Sephora sale but in case you missed it I like this one for exfoliating once a week, this one for breakouts, & this one for hydrating.
I am working on a post with tons of summer short ideas, but until then I just ordered this pair, I love these, & these are super fun.
My go to shampoos are this one & this one!
Shopping for T-shirts? I always go back to this v-neck & this crew neck. I also found this ribbed one I can’t stop wearing & I love this knotted crew neck t-shirt.
Abercrombie is having up to 50% off sale +35% off your purchase. See all of my recent Abercrombie finds + outfits from try ons in this post.
American Eagle is having 20-25% off the AE Collection. Two of my March best sellers were from their site!
CB2 is having 30% off outdoor.
Crate & Barrel is having 40% off outdoor + FREE furniture delivery.
Express is having up to 40% off the waist up (tops, shirts)
Free People is having up to 50% off their sale. You all have been loving this cardigan from them that is on sale!
Loft is having 40% off your purchase + an extra 15% off. Code: XOXO
Nordstrom is having up to 50% off thousands of styles.
Pottery Barn is having up to 40% off outdoor + free shipping with code: SUMMER
Sephora: Their sale ends for Rouge members today 05/01. See all of my picks from the sale in this post.
Urban Outfitters has tons of key styles marked down + 40% off dresses & rompers + 40% off men’s tops. See all of my recent UO finds + try ons in this post.
Vince Camuto is having 40% off with code: TAKE40. I’m loving this natural embellished sandal (the perfect summer sandal), this beautiful embellished white pair (esp if you are a bride to be), this nude pair (they’ll go with everything, yet are so unique), & this nude pair (love the wooden detail).
West Elm is having up to 60% off best sellers, up to 40% off seating, 50% off frames & candles, & 40% off bedding.
Flawless Beauty– LAUREN10
Marc Fisher– LAUREN20
Safe + Fair– ALOPROFILE20
Sakara Life– XOLAURENMR
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PS: Let me know if how I answered all of your requests in The Weekly Lo Down was helpful or if it would be better to section them out or bold some key word text so you can easily find the answer to your question! XO
So many great deals! Especially excited to shop Free People’s sale! 🙂
Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog
Thanks for sharing all the weekend deals! Also I loved your spring loungewear guide.
lots of love, Miri
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