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Spotlight On: The NEW Kembrel

One of my favorite online flash sale websites has been revamped & relaunched as Kembrel 2.0.

Three students from Penn founded Kembrel in 2010. Kembrel offered college students from around the world the opportunity to log on daily to access flash sales for all of their favorite brands. In the past, they have featured brands such as American Apparel, 7 For All Mankind, & Threadless. This summer, the Kembrel team worked hard on relaunching the website.

SO WHAT’S NEW? The new Kembrel offers college students permanent fashion sales in addition to the flash sales. It also has local and national partner perks that never expire. Kembrel members can receive discounts at various restaurants and retailers. It also offers access to all kinds of events, travel, parties, contests & competitions.

So really, what are you waiting for? Check out the all new & improved Kembrel HERE.


Spotlight On: Collegiate Gameday Bracelets

I am SO excited to announce the launch of my collegiate bracelet line. I have been working hard on the launch of this line & am so ecstatic to see the collection finally go live.

I came up with this design near the end of last fall. I wore them to the last few football games & people instantly fell in love. I decided that I should really make them available for sale but wanted to wait until football season to launch them. Now, I will be using this project to help save up for my move to New York City in March!

Right now, these bracelets are available with three different crystal embellishments: a silver bow, gold bow & flower. I am hoping to add more embellishments to the line soon! These bracelets are completely adjustable & should fit nearly every arm. The band is about 6 inches in length with the ends left long so you can tie them off. You can cut the ends shorter if you prefer. Otherwise, you can just roll it under the bracelet or, when layering multiple bracelets, tie the ends together. Better yet, this line is not exclusively for Florida State for all of my non-Seminole readers & fans! The bracelet itself will be comprised of your school colors & can be ordered as a solid color or predominantly one color (for example, garnet with gold or vice versa). Please specify your school colors when ordering.

These are completely custom bracelets, which are made to order. They are $30 each or 2/$50. All orders will be shipped within 7-10 days.

For more information, click over to the “Gameday Bracelets” tab or click here. Order now to ensure that you will get your bracelet in time for the first college football game of the season!

Spotlight On: ShoeDazzle

What’s my latest obsession? ShoeDazzle of course!

Just two months ago, I had no idea what ShoeDazzle was & now I am officially addicted! ShoeDazzle is a site that offers amazing shoes – all for only $39.95 + free shipping!

How it works: When you sign up, you will complete a style survey. This style survey will be used in order to assure that the shoes they recommend to you will suit your personal taste. Each month, ShoeDazzle will update your showroom with several different types of shoes, handbags & jewelry. Between the 1st and 5th of the month, choose your favorite item(s) that you want to purchase or skip out on the month. There is no obligation to buy each month & joining is 100% free. I joined just to check the site out & had no idea whether I would actually buy a pair of shoes. I ended up buying a pair my first month of joining & another pair the next month.

The first pair I purchased were the Estinas. I had been looking for a black bootie similar to it & was unable to find the perfect pair especially at the perfect price. I loved the style of the Estina & after reading up on their super easy return policy, I decided to give ShoeDazzle a try. The shoes arrived quickly, fit true to size & were extremely comfy – I was hooked! The next month I checked my showroom only to find the perfect pair of nude wedges which would be perfect for my summer internship in New York.

I love this site because it allows me to find the unusual styles I have been searching long & hard for at a reasonable price. You can also earn style points which can later be used to get a free pair of shoes – LOVE!

If you live in Tallahassee, make sure you come out to CLUTCH Magazine’s Spring 2011 Release Party next Tuesday, March 15th at the Filling Station. If you come right at 9pm & are one of the first 25 guests, you will be taking home a ShoeDazzle gift card. Otherwise, sign up here & you will receive 20% off your first order.

Spotlight On: GLAM Gyrlz

Do you live in Tallahassee? Do you love fashion, saving money, and/or winning awesome prizes? Then you HAVE to join the GLAM Gyrlz network!

What is GLAM Gyrlz? GLAM Gyrlz is a community of savvy fashionistas located in the Tallahassee area. A year-long GLAM Gyrlz membership costs only $10 but can save you tons of money. Below are just a few of the discounts this card can save you.

- Receive 15% off total purchase (excluding clearance items and jewelry) at Fashion House Boutique
- Receive 15% off total purchase (excluding sale items) at the Shoe Lounge
- Receive 15% off any invitation order or $50 off when you choose Mae as your bridal or event consultant at Impressive Events
- Receive 20% off total purchase at Mary Kay Tallahassee
- Receive 10% off orders under $100 or $25 off for every $100 spent at Don-N-Divas Couture
- Receive $5.00 off a one hour photo shoot OR 1 FREE 8×10 print at 850 Digital Photography
- Receive $5 off a facial and full make-up application (which is only $20) and $2 off eyelash application at Makeup by Mahogany
- Receive 10% off their total purchase at Bite of Your Life Bakery
- Receive 2 free 8×10′s with 1/2 hr shoot OR 5 free 8×10′s with 1hr shoot OR a FREE comp card design with proof of membership at Cherokee Photography

So what are you waiting for? Join today!

Spotlight On: Kembrel

Are you a fan of online shopping? Do you spend all of your time browsing on private sales stores like Gilt Groupe & HauteLook? Then I have a site for you!

Kembrel is a new way to shop online. Created by students & for students, they really know what we want. What I love about this site is that you can shop Kembrel’s sales directly through your Facebook account. Just log onto the site with your Facebook account & browse away! It is also FREE to sign up and, unlike other online shopping sites, you do NOT have to wait for an invite. Just go to and create an account or login with your Facebook account (no additional registration needed) – it is literally THAT easy!

Kembrel offers the same type of brands that other online shopping sites offer just in a more convenient format. Again, you don’t have to shop Kembrel through your Facebook account  - they have a website as well. After using a lot of different online shopping sites throughout the past year, I have noticed that I browse on Kembrel a LOT more because I can easily check it while I am already on Facebook & they don’t email out their sales constantly. It is safe to say that I am officially obsessed with Kembrel! But don’t take my word for it, check it out for yourself here!

Spotlight On: Tracy Zych Team Spirit Collection

Looking for more stylish & fun FSU gameday gear? Then look no further than Tracy Zych handbags. Tracy Zych just recently launched a brand new Team Spirit collection featuring handbags styled for Florida State Seminors & the University of Florida Gators.

Why the Team Spirit collection? “Ashley and I both love sports and wanted to design a collection that showed our spirit and gave women a fabulous bag to tote when cheering on their favorite sports teams,” said Tracy Zych chief executive officer and designer of Tracy Zych New York. What I love most about this collection is that it is not only stylish & full of team spirit, but also made of high quality leather just like the other Tracy Zych handbags.

Prices range from $145-$355 depending on the style & are available online at More teams & colors will be available soon!

Spotlight On: My Little Girl Custom Hair Bows

Our second FSU home football game is this weekend so get your gameday hair ready with My Little Girl Custom Hair Bows. Don’t be deceived by the name – although they have absolutely adorable hair bows for little girls, their collegiate collection can be sported by seminole fans of all ages!

FSU Spirit Sequin & Beaded Flower Headband $19.50 (also available on a clip for $8.50)
FSU Hair Bows Medium $8.50 Large $10.50 (also available monogrammed or with FSU printed on it for an additional $4)
FSU Spirit Sequin Gold Bow Headband $19.50 (also available on a clip for $8.50)
FSU Woven Headband $11

If you ever need to shop for a cute little girl, they have the most adorable hair accessories for nearly every holiday. Have a baby seminole in your family? Check out the adorable Go Noles 4 Piece Tutu Set. You can search through their entire collection at

Spotlight On: VS PINK’s NFL Collection

Victoria’s Secret PINK has seen how successful their major league baseball and collegiate collection has been and now they are at it again with a brand new line. On Tuesday, VS PINK announced the 13 teams that will be included in the launch of VS PINK’s NFL Collection.

So what teams will be included in this new line?

Carolina Panthers
Chicago Bears
Dallas Cowboys
Denver Broncos
Minnesota Vikings
New England Patriots
New York Giants
New York Jets
Oakland Raiders
Philadelphia Eagles
Pittsburg Steelers
San Diego Chargers
Washington Redskins
You can purchase this brand new collection online now at VS to get everything you need to cheer on your favorite NFL team.

Spotlight On: FSU’s CLUTCH Magazine Goes Virtual

FSU’s CLUTCH Magazine just announced that they have published their very first online version of the spring 2010 issue. For those of you who don’t know, CLUTCH Magazine is Florida State’s first successful student run fashion publication. I am currently the Public Relations Director for the Fall 2010 issue and intend to do everything in my power to introduce people to such an amazing college fashion magazine. Publishing an online version of the magazine was just one of the many goals that I set for myself this semester. I am absolutely ecstatic to have achieved my goal this summer & look forward to publishing future issues online as well as possibly some past issues. Please check it out & let me know your thoughts! If you are interested in becoming involved with CLUTCH Magazine in any way, feel free to shoot me an email me & I will send you everything you need to know!

Click here to read the spring 2010 issue of CLUTCH Magazine.
Become friends with CLUTCH Magazine on Facebook.
Follow @fsuCLUTCHmag on Twitter.
Check out the CLUTCH Magazine blog to find out what’s going on with the magazine.

Spotlight On: Sock Theory

This past week, I stumbled upon a New York based company called Sock Theory. Sock Theory offers the most fabulous, innovative & fashionable legwear around. They carry most anything and everything from stockings & tights, to leg warmers & knee-highs. All of the items featured on their site can help you enhance any outfit as well as embrace your own personal style. Better yet, everything featured on the site is completely affordable. Most items cost between $5-$15 which is absolutely amazing!

Check them out at