Mad Men Themed Holiday Party.

My co-worker and I were assigned the task of planning our office’s year-end Holiday party.  As a result of our shared fondness for the late 1950’s – early 1960’s we decided to throw a Mad Men holiday soiree.  Here are some of the photos from the event.

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And ash tray filled with candy cigarettes is only fitting.

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Vintage type writer with Santa’s List


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Gold ornaments and records.

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LA Shopping: James Perse Sample Sale!

For those of you who are as obsessed as I am with the low maintenance sophistication of the James Perse brand, here is your chance to score some new furniture or apparel at heavily discounted prices (up to 75% off!). The James Perse sample sale takes place December 2nd – 14th, so if you are in the Los Angeles and love JP be sure to check out the details below.

JP sample sale invite

JP Skinny Wrap Tuck Dress

James Perse Skinny Wrap Tuck Dress – $65 (Retail $220)

I got a chance to drop by today and here is roughly the price break-down for women’s apparel:


  • Tanks – $15
  • Basic S/S T-Shirts – $30
  • Shorts and Mini Skirts – $45
  • L/S Shirts – $45 – $50
  • Sweatshirts – $50
  • Cargos & Sweat pants – $60
  • Dresses – $65
  • Cashmere Scarves – $100
  • Jackets – $150

Please Note: Pricing may differ depending on what day and location you attend. Just treat the information above as a general estimate.

If you stop by and snag something amazing, tell me about it in the comment section.

Best Stocking Stuffers Under $50.

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  1. Rifle Paper Co. Pocket Notebooks – $10.00
  2. Deborah Lippmann ‘Dance Music’ Duo – $19.00
  3. Kate Spade ‘One in a Million’ Business Card Holder – $30.00
  4. House of Harlow 1960 Starburst Studs – $35.00
  5. J. Crew Happy Plugs Lightening Cable – $35.00
  6. Sonix ‘Gold Lace’ Clear iPhone 6 Case – $35.00
  7. Joe Malone ‘Peony & Blush Suede’ Body and Hand Wash – $40.00
  8. Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat & Mascara – $41.00
  9. Toms Classic Wool Slippers – $48.95
  10. Anthropologie Cable Knit Beanie – $49.50

Have a great stocking stuffer idea? I’d love to hear it in the comments.