The Buy

Sometimes you’re just in the mood.

Whether you’re looking for a boost or just a way to bust the boredom of winter, shopping can lift your spirits with its distractions and opportunities for a fresh outlook on life. What are you longing for? If it’s a show-stopping look for V-day, go for a killer pair of heels. Wanna treat yourself? Splurge on a decadent python tote. Need comfort to get through another chilly day? Snuggle up in a stylish layer of warmth and beauty. If you need a lift, a sparkly cuff will do the trick, and if you’re after something practical and timeless, invest in a sophisticated sheath dress.

The Show Stopper

1. Camilla Skovgaard Ivory Ankle Cuff Sandals ($600)
All I want for V-day is a killer pair of heels. These ankle cuff sandals steal the show with their sexy cutout details, contrast stitching, and stiletto heels. Pair with skinnies and leather for day, and with a knockout dress for night.

Guilty Pleasure:

2. ZAGLIANI Ocher Python Tote with Shoulder Strap ($4640)
Treat yourself! There’s no better splurge than a luxurious handbag. Ultra glamorous, this genuine python tote enriches any outfit with its vivid ocher coloring and ample size. Stand out in any crowd with this guilty pleasure piece.

Sweet Embrace:

3. M.Patmos Camel Hand Woven Serape Vest ($530)
Hand-woven with care, this alpaca vest provides a sweet embrace on the coldest of days. Pair with rust or cinnamon colored cords for warmth in both color and texture. Boxy fit with rope tie waist and v-neckline.

Deco Dazzler:

4. Kenneth Jay Lane Deco Cuff ($396)
Sometimes a girl just wants to dazzle. Sparkle all season long with a statement cuff. Composed of silver metal, it catches the light (and second glances) with its enamel inlay and pavé Swarovski crystals. Pair back to a clean, modern look.

Modern Classic:

5. Nellie Partow Ava Dress ($845)
Invest in a classic. Revitalize your look with a modern classic, like this ivory sheath dress by Nellie Partow. Its simple lines are deceiving, for its sleek shape and impeccable detailing look endlessly rich and sophisticated. Sexy shoulder baring neckline with delicate tucks at waist and mod under-arm cutouts.