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Columbus Day Deals

Personally, I think it’s disgusting that we devote an entire day to honor Christopher Columbus. But since there’s nothing we can really do about it, you might as well take advantage of the holiday sales. You know, just like how Columbus took advantage of the original inhabitors of this country.


H&M: Get 20 percent off one item of your choice using this coupon. If you subscribe to their emails, check your inbox for their Columbus Day email, then print out to receive an extra 50 percent off already reduced items.

Nicole Miller: Take 20 percent off pre-fall styles both online and in stores.

Urban Outfitters: Take an additional 30 percent off clearance items, which there’s quite a bit of both online and in-store since their “Drop It Like It’s Fall Sale” is going on now.

Express: Save 30 percent on all outerwear as well accessories for men and women.

Macy’s: Get 20-75 percent off storewide on regular priced items. Use your Macy’s card to score an additional 15 or 20 percent off or cut/print their “Wow! Pass” to receive an extra 15 percent off all sale and clearance items (see weekly ads).

New York & Company: Buy one get one 50 percent off on everything.

Victoria’s Secret: Receive a free cheekster panty with any PINK purchase.

Lord & Taylor: Save 30 percent on coats, 25 percent on sweaters and up to 30 percent off of women’s boots.

BCBGMAXAZRIA: Save 30 percent off sweaters, outerwear, leggings, boots and sweater dresses.

Michael’s: Print online coupon to save 50 percent off a regular-priced item.

Last Call by Neiman Marcus: Take up to an extra 40 percent off merch sitewide. Save an additional 30 percent on jewelry, 60 percent off select styles for women, men and kids, and up to 50 percent off select outerwear, denim, sweaters and more.

Puma: Save 30 percent on your entire purchase both online and in-store.

Kohl’s: Receive 15 percent off your purchase with coupon or online with code “BUYMORE15.”

PW Style Gift Guide: For the Morning Commuter…

It’s about that time again where you have to buy everyone you possibly know a Christmas or Hanukkah gift, including that one guy you see every day by the water cooler but don’t know by name.  Fortunately, PW will be providing last minute gift ideas between now and Christmas for almost everyone on your list.  Today, we have the very difficult commuter friend, who spends a painful amount of time driving a car, riding a train or peddling a bike.

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1. Noise Canceling Headphones

There’s nothing more annoying than loud people in small spaces, and the subway and regional rail are no exceptions.  The right pair of headphones is the difference between a terrible headache and a relaxing ride home.  According to CNET, the Bose QuietComfort 15 will counteract the sound from the screaming children and early birds that won’t stop talking no matter how many dirty looks you shoot.  While the headphones are a bit pricey, your public transportation prince or princess will definitely thank you for their sanity. More »

Remnants: Thanksgiving week


-Dude No. 1 just might be the best name for a men’s fragrance EVER. Additionally, it’s fashionable yet functional with its moisturizing qualities for skin and facial hair. Maybe you should put it in your dude’s stocking this year. valet.

-Looks like Dolce and Gabbana have some explaining to do. Reports of fraud totaling approximately one-billion-euros abound. AFP

-Philly Chinatown sneaker faves, Abakus Takeout have released a video detailing their winter stylings. Nice nod to fellow Philly boutiques in the opening sequence. Vimeo

-Continuing the madness of holiday shopping, Saturday has been deemed “Small Business Saturday.” Check the Facebook page for more info on shops that are participating in your area. Facebook

-Design blog guru Swiss Miss has her own Amazon shop. Honestly, if I wasn’t fully aware that everything in her shop was out of my friends’ (and my own) budget, I’d just send the link to folks and call it my Christmas list. Swiss Miss Amazon

-Apparently I’m on a guy’s gifts roll because I just can’t pass up an opportunity to put in my endorsement of this cardigan gift suggestion care of our favorite fashionable photo snapper, The Sartorialist. And ladies, why not enjoy a little swoon over the man in the photo too… The Sartorialist

-Check out the Philadelphia edition of Daily Candy for a sweet deal from eco-friendly boutique SA VA. I’ve always been a fan of the buy one gift for someone else…buy one for yourself approach to holiday shopping, maybe use this one for you. Daily Candy