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What Anthropologie Got Me for My Birthday: Candle Necklace, Card & Coupon!

Monday, October 11th, 2010 | Free Stuff, Hot Happenings, Jewelry, Photos | 4 Comments


Meilily Hot Happenings & Free Stuff Alert: Special Birthday Gift for Anthropologie Members!

During my birthday month, Anthroplogie personally sent me a lovely birthday card and birthday gift. So thoughtful of them to remember my birthday! I know how busy they must be coming up with the cutest clothing every season, but they somehow managed to remember!

Perhaps it helped that I am an Anthropologie “member.” I originally signed up because it’s free and I like to shop there – plus they give you a membership card, the Anthro Card, in a really cute fabric drawstring bag. Since then, I have discovered some nice perks to being an Anthro account holder, including free shipping and now a surprise birthday gift!

What Anthropologie Got Me for My Birthday

Inside a lovely envelope of thick paper, I found a white card with a cupcake motif attached to a cute candle necklace › Continue reading

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SF Renegade Craft Fair Highlights

Friday, August 6th, 2010 | DIY, Fashion, Hot Happenings, Jewelry, Photos | 1 Comment

Meilily Hot Happenings Recap! Favorites from the Renegade Craft Fair!

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Had a great time at the Renegade Craft Fair in San Francisco this past weekend! Did you go? Loved meeting tons of designers and supporting small/local businesses at the same time.

Nous Savons, Twinkie Chan Crochet, I Made You a Beard

Nous Savons, Twinkie Chan Crochet, I Made You a Beard

Some of my favorite designers from the 2010 SF Renegade Craft Fair:

- Nous Savons: Not only were the lapel necklaces unique and fun, but creator Jocelyn Nguyen was really sweet and friendly.
- Catia Chien: Illustrations – Delicate and beautiful. The children’s books she illustrated looked great! (Btw: Catia’s not listed on the Craft Fair artists page.)
- Souldier: Loved their reclaimed seat belt camera straps when I saw them on Photojojo – So many cool colors! Picked up a forest green camera strap, and I’m still trying to imagine the car it came from! (Souldier also makes guitar straps.)
- I Made You a Beard: Well-fitting well-made yarn beards. Need I say more?
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Product Pick & Photos: Nervous System Jewelry – Algal Bloom Necklace

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010 | Jewelry, Photos, Product Picks | Comments Off

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Meilily Product Pick & Photos: Nervous System Algal Bloom Necklace!

I first discovered Nervous System jewelry on Design Milk, when a white silicone rubber rodialaria necklace caught my eye, with its organic cells forming a sort of crystalline honeycomb blossom. I immediately picked up a large algal bloom necklace (shown here), a white rodialaria bracelet, and a small stainless steel rodialaria necklace. Love all of it!

Nervous System creates fascinating and unique modern jewelry based on natural geometries and system generated design. Their work is high quality, slightly geeky, and uber-gorgeous. Check out these photos!

This large Algal Bloom Necklace is one of my favorite pieces of jewelry from Nervous System, photographed here in gold. This necklace is gorgeous – I get compliments all the time. › Continue reading

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Melissa Joy Manning Jewelry: Special Sales & Deals!

Friday, March 19th, 2010 | Jewelry, Sales | Comments Off

Meilily Sale Alert! Melissa Joy Manning Jewelry weekly sales!

One of my favorite jewelry makers, Melissa Joy Manning, is currently having weekly specials on exquisite jewelry made in their Oakland, California studio.

Today only, get 25% off handmade chains at Melissa Joy Manning! Use code CHAINS today, March 19, only.

Not to worry if you miss this special, as each week there is a new special offered at the Melissa Joy Manning (MJM) online shop. (Plus you can always find MJM jewelry at tons of other retailers, including Barney’s and Free People.)

*btw 10% of MJM sales go to the Red Cross for Haiti this month! Also MJM uses recycled gold!

Meilily loves MJM’s one-of-a-kind diamond slice rings and herkimer diamond jewelry!
See more Meilily jewelry highlights from MJM: › Continue reading

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Island Style Pick: Wood & Bead Bracelet

Friday, July 10th, 2009 | Fashion, Photos, Style Picks | 4 Comments

Meilily Island Style Pick:  Wood & Bead Bracelets

Meilily Island Style Pick: Wood & Bead Bracelets

Found this totally awesome wood and bead bracelet in Kauai, and just had to bring it back with me. As an accessory, I think it will go exceptionally well with brown, tan, and white outfits.

The stretch beaded strands of this bracelet are feminine and exotic. I also love how the wood piece is lightweight, tropical, and fresh, yet ever-so-slightly chunky.

More Details & Another Product Photo… › Continue reading

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Meilily Spring Wishlist 2009 – Vibrant, Cheeky, Colorful

Tuesday, May 5th, 2009 | Nail Polish, Product Picks, Wishlist | Comments Off

Meilily Spring Wishlist 2009: Vibrant, Cheeky, Colorful

Meilily Spring Wishlist 2009: Vibrant, Cheeky, Colorful

Meilily’s Spring Wishlist May 2009
These are a few of Meilily’s favorite things right now…

(Shown from left to right)
Fossil – Rainbow Drops necklace 23″ $75

Anna Sui – Wilcox Dress (at Anthropologie) silk $289.95 (originally $568)

Banana Republic – Orchid Hairclip $12

Sula – Paint and Peel Trend Collection peel-off nail polish $9 each

What’s on your wishlist?

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eLuxury Valentine’s Sale Event: 30% Off Valentine’s Gifts and Free Shipping

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2009 | Fragrance, Product Picks, Sales, Stores, Wishlist | Comments Off

Meilily Sale Alert and Wish-picks!

With Valentine’s Day coming up fast and retail sales slowing, even online luxury goods retailer eLuxury is having a special Valentine’s Sale!  For 2 days only eLuxury.com is offering 30% off items in their Valentine’s gift section and free shipping on qualified orders (at checkout).

What:  eLuxury Valentine’s Day Sale Event
Discounts:  30% off Valentine’s Day Sale Event section and Free Shipping on $50+
When:  February 3-4, 2009

Meilily Wish-picks:  eLuxury Valentine Gifts

Meilily Wish-picks: eLuxury Valentine Gifts

While these sale items can still blow a budget, the eLuxury Valentine’s sale includes fun luxury accessories from Fendi, Roberto Cavalli, Marc Jacobs, and Juicy Couture, as well as Fresh fragrances and Chantecaille candles.

Details on Meilily’s eLuxury Valentine’s Event Product Picks… › Continue reading

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Maneater Threads: Store Closing Sale in San Francisco

Friday, January 16th, 2009 | Hot Happenings, Product Picks, Sales, Stores, Wishlist | Comments Off

Meilily Wish-picks:  Maneater Threads

Meilily Wish-picks: Maneater Threads

With the economy as it is, San Francisco-based online store, Maneater Threads, is closing up shop this month.  The store has featured clothing from Project Runway designers and other up-and-comers. So far, two sales are planned for January at the Maneater Threads SF office.

Meilily recommends checking out Maneater Threads for the jackets by Mike and Chris, tops from Nu Collective, flower of the month necklaces by Kimberly Faith, and the one-shoulder dress by Les Prairies de Paris (shown left to right).

What:  Maneater Threads Closing Sale(s)
Where: Maneater Threads Office, 101 Townsend St., Suite 302, San Francisco, CA 94107
When:  January 16, 2009, 4-6:30pm; January 23, 4-6:30pm.
Discounts: 40% off purchases of $100 or more; or 50% off $150 or more.
RSVP:  customerservice@maneaterthreads.com;  415-77-1488 › Continue reading

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