Trend Watch



Our Spring Trend Watch is sprinkled with cool products, brands, and inventions to keep an eye on. After shopping these online boutiques, don't forget to stop back here to enter to win the prize of your choice from our gift closet.



We adore the entire Aqua del Sol Recycled Glass Collection from Bambeco. Made from recycled soda bottles, a rainbow of colors grace the rim and a confetti of colors reflect against the aqua blue glass. Made entirely by hand using a mouth blown technique, no two are identical. The set of 4 tumblers are just $25. bambeco.com



Meet MUSE™, the innovative brain-sensing headband that helps reduce stress, alleviate anxiety and increase focus. After connecting MUSE wirelessly to the app on your smartphone, MUSE guides you through focused-attention exercises providing real-time feedback by translating your brain signals into the sound of wind. When your mind is calm and focused, calm winds are heard. When your mind is active, the winds pick up and blow. Learning to keep the winds calm, trains your brain to stay focused and resist distractions. Results are provided after each session and MUSE provides challenges, points, and goals throughout the training to help you feel more positive, relaxed, and in-control. Includes a 30-day money back guarantee. $299 choosemuse.com


Ensure your favorite skincare products are being absorbed into your skin with the JeNu™ Ultrasonic Infuser System. Using gentle ultrasonic pressure waves, the JeNu™ Ultrasonic Infuser gently massages skincare products into your skin 3x more effectively than if applied with your fingertips. JeNu emits 365,000 pulses of ultrasonic energy per second to push active ingredients into skin in just one minute of use. Regularly $249, it's currently offered for $186.95 with two free gifts valued at $50. jenu.com





Origami Owl now offers custom-inscribed plates. Add a few colorful charms from the new Spring Collection to the personalized inscriptions for a sentimental, one-of-a-kind keepsake. We love the new Coconut Drink Charm and Retro Beach Radio Charm. Design your unique and treasured locket at origamiowl.com



Anaba 2012 Sonoma County Chardonnay is a deliciously crafted medium-bodied wine that is perfect on its own, paired with baked brie, or served with chicken entrees. Lively, fruity flavors of citrus and apple are combined with a hint of vanilla bean for a smooth creamy finish. anabawines.com

Carry that wine safely in this chic Origami Wine Tote by BUILT New York. The innovative bottle carrier has unique folds which help safeguard bottle and it compresses flat for easy storage. Hand washable and available in 5 colors for $24.99 on builtny.com



We can't get enough of this Stainless Steel Ratchet Mill from Kuhn Rikon which can be used to grind pepper, salt and dried spices. The epicurean mill has a ceramic grinding mechanism that won't corrode, a see-thru acrylic window, and a smooth comfortable round wooden knob at end of the ratchet. Simply move the ratchet lever from side to side for easy delivery of freshly ground spices. Stunningly chic design! $49.95 at surlatable.com



Kyocera 4.5" Mini Santoku Knife has a deep blade for a smaller knife making it ideal for cutting cauliflower, broccoli, apples and smaller veggies. The rust-free blade's razor-sharp precision edge cuts cleanly and effortlessly. Kyocera's advanced ceramic blades last at least 10x longer than other professional cutlery. Lifetime warranty. $44.95  kyoceraadvancedceramics.com


We were recently introduced to a Berricle®, a company that offers stunning sterling silver, gold and cubic zirconia jewelry at incredible prices. You will sparkle all night long in these breathtaking Sterling Silver Round Cubic Zirconia Halo Dangle Drop Earrings which are even more stunning in person. They are one of the more than 3,000 designs available. $52.99 at berricle.com


GUESS Dare Summer Limited Edition Eau de Toilette is a fruity-floral scent that celebrates the warmer months. Combining notes of grapefruit, pink jasmine and sheer cedarwood with a touch of white musk and vanilla, it's a refreshing, vibrant and captivating fragrance. 1.7 oz. $52 guess.com.


Stay cool and comfortable in SmartWool's® Solid Scoop Tee. On its own or layered, SmartWool's® middle fit ensures there's room to move without additional bulk. The wrinkle-resistant tee is ideal for yoga, travel and just about everywhere in between. Available in XS-XL in 3 colors. $60 at smartwool.com



Touch up roots between salon visits with the TouchBack Pro. Apply TouchBack marker directly to dry hair. The ammonia and peroxide-free temporary haircolor bonds to hair, blending with permanent haircolor and drying in just one minute. It will remain until your next shampoo without flaking or rubbing off. One marker provides up to 60 applications. Available in 8 colors. $24.99 at colormetrics.com



Chic Giveaway! ~ One reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet!

To Enter: email chicgiveaway@gmail.com and include the following:
  • "Trend Watch" in the subject line
  • your first and last name
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    *If you're entering our giveaways we ask that you follow us on the social media sites in which you belong. Links to our pages can be found here: FacebookTwitter and Pinterest   

    We would love it if you would tweet this giveaway, here's a sample tweet for your convenience ~
    #Win the prize of your choice from @ChicLuxuries' gift closet in their #TrendWatch #Giveaway Details: ow.ly/KPrQD

    Contest ends 11:59 PM ET May 7, 2015.  Limit one entry per household. Winner will be notified by email and announced on our Winner's page. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize. Open to US Residents 18 years of age and older. 

    Many thanks to each of the brands featured for providing the products and/or photos for this feature. 



    Hobie Polarized Gifting Event

    Meet Naomi ~ Hobie Polarized's newest sunnies in the color of the year. 


    The lightweight, oversized frames feature a shiny gold brow which pops against the shiny ruby frames. The original Hobie® grey polarized lenses provide clear, sharp vision on and off the water. Featuring Hydroclean™ Plus coating, a series of enhanced hydrophobic and anti-reflective coatings applied to each lens resulting in a dust-resistant, easy-to-clean lens that sheds water. 

    Naomi is also available in Shiny Black and Shiny Tortoise for $79.99. To see the full collection for men and women, visit HobiePolarized.com. Follow Hobie Polarized on Facebook and Twitter for announcements, giveaways, new product launches and specials. 



    Chic Giveaway! ~ The Hobie Polarized team is gifting one reader the Naomi sunglasses in Marsala. 


    To Enter: Email chicgiveaway@gmail.com and include the following: 
    • "Hobie" in the subject line
    • your first and last name
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    #Win @HobiePolarized's new *Naomi* Sunglasses on @ChicLuxuries ARV: $80 Details: ow.ly/KKehu #giveaway

    If you're entering our giveaways, we ask that you like/follow us on FacebookTwitter and Pinterest as well as our generous sponsors. Thank you!

    Contest ends 11:59 PM ET April 15, 2014. Limit one entry per person and email address. Winner will be notified by email and announced on our Winner's page. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize. Open to US Residents 18 years of age and older. No compensation was received for this post nor were affiliate links used.

    Many thanks to Hobie Polarized for gifting us the Naomi sunglasses and sponsoring this giveaway. 





    Fab Finds

    Our Fab Finds include something for everyone in the family. Visit the websites to checkout the offerings and be sure to stop back here to enter to win the prize of your choice from our gift closet!


    with love, CARLA HALL offers some of the most delicious cookies, cakes and desserts we have ever tried. These freshly baked goodies are delivered to your door just after baking and best of all, you can taste the love that went into making each delicious confection. Some of our faves include the Magic Bar ~ OMG!!!, Oatmeal Cookie Sandwich which have a scrumptious cream cheese buttercream frosting layered between 2 cookies, and the decadent Lemon-Glazed Five Flavor Pound Cake. The goodies make wonderful gifts and will delight everyone in the family. carlahall.com


    Ensure good oral health by investing in a Panasonic Ionic Sonic Speed Toothbrush for every member of your family. The 31,000 brush strokes per minute and soft, ionic current helps loosen plaque and food particles. Flip the brush over for a tonque cleaner. Also includes a silicone brush for massaging gums and a pointed brush for cleaning between teeth. The built-in timer pauses once every 30 seconds and twice when it reaches the desired 2-minute brush time. Regularly $199.99, it's on sale as of this writing for $99.99. panasonic.com



    From OtterBox's Symmetry Series, this iPhone 6 case in Brazilian Pop by Nina Garcia is stylish, slim, and colorfully modern. Combining piece of mind protection with an urban chic design for one of your most valued possessions. $44.95 otterbox.com


    Cleanse your fine washables and linens in Kai's Fine Linen Wash to delicately scent them with the signature fragrance. We especially like to use it on our bed linens to enjoy the beautiful and exotic gardenia scent as we drift off to sleep. The proprietary blend strengthens fibers in fine fabrics each time it is used. used. Paraben, sulfate, phthalate, phosphate, and cruelty-free. Made in the USA. A 16-oz. bottle retails for $42 kaifragrance.com


    LabelWorks™ Iron-On Kit from Epson is not only functional, even the kiddies will enjoy making personalized labels for their school, camp and sports clothing and accessories. Makes it easier for "lost" items to be returned. $49.99 at epson.com



    The founders of The Pillow of Health Self-Adjusting Pillow know firsthand how quality sleep plays a vital role in our health and well-being. The Pillow of Health is anti-microbial, hyopallergenic, and dust-mite resistant. The moisture-wicking zippered cover allows foam to be added or removed for desired firmness. The breathable pillow will stay cool all night and is machine washable. Made in the USA and available in both Queen and King. On sale for $134.99 and $149.99 respectively. thepillowofhealth.com



    The Travel Headrest by Cardiff Products provides support and comfort for your child in a moving vehicle. It attaches easily to the car's existing headrest using a universal mount to keep your child's head and neck upright and aligned as they sleep. An innovative and thoughtful design. $49.99 cardiffproducts.com


    The kiddies will have so much fun making ice or yogurt pops with Zoku's Space Pop Molds. Set includes 5 rocket molds {all different}, 1 astronaut mold, 6 sticks with drip guards and mold base. $16.69 zokuhome.com



    AVEENO® Daily Moisturizing Sheer Hydration Lotion will keep every member of the family's skin hydrated for 24 hours. The light-as-a-feather lotion is formulated with ACTIVE NATURALS® Colloidal Oatmeal to nurture and replenish the skin barrier while preventing moisture loss to help maintain moisture all day. SRP: $6.99 for a 12-oz bottle. Available at aveeno.com and national food, drug and mass retailers. 



    I love coconut oil and use it for cooking, in smoothies, and for deep conditioning my hair. La Tourangelle's 100% Fairtrade + Organic Extra Virgin Coconut Oil is made from fresh organic coconut meat picked right from the tree. A 15-oz. jar retails for $13.95     latourangelle.com


    BlenderBottle® SportMixer™ includes a whisk to mix up your favorite flavor additives or protein powders. Made of odor-resistant Eastman Tritan™ plastic. Features include a SportLoop™ for easy carrying, StayOpen Flip Cap™, rubberized SportGrip and ounce markers. Available in 20 or 28-oz. starting at $12.99 blenderbottle.com





    Whether running, hiking, or biking, your feet will be dry and comfortable in the "Margaret" socks by Mitscoots. The Moisture-Wicking Performance Socks for Women feature temper padded heel and toe, performance arch support, and extended heel pad and upper mesh. One size fits 5-10. $12 mitscoots.com



    Chic Giveaway! ~ One reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet!

    To Enter: email chicgiveaway@gmail.com and include the following:
    • "Fab Finds" in the subject line
    • your first and last name
    • complete mailing address
    • twitter id 
    • facebook name 
      *If you're entering our giveaways we ask that you follow us on the social media sites in which you belong. Links to our pages can be found here: FacebookTwitter and Pinterest 

      We would love it if you would tweet this giveaway, here's a sample tweet for your convenience ~
      #Win the prize of your choice from @ChicLuxuries' gift closet in their *Fab Finds* #Giveaway Details: ow.ly/KALAm

      Contest ends 11:59 PM ET  May 3, 2015.  Limit one entry per household. Winner will be notified by email and announced on our Winner's page. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize. Open to US Residents 18 years of age and older. 

      Many thanks to each of the brands featured for providing the products and/or photos for this feature. 



       

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