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Gotta Get It! ... and a Giveaway

Welcome to September's edition of Gotta Get It!...and a Giveaway. We hope you enjoy browsing our newest finds. After visiting the featured websites, be sure to come back here and enter to win the prize of your choice from our gift closet. We're testing out a simplified entry process and hope it will make it easier for everyone to participate.

An infinity scarf with a hidden clutch purse...what will they think of next? The clever Twilight Clutch Wrap Purse by Sholdit is made of a beautiful textured fabric that has just the right amount of shimmer. When you're out and about and don't feel like carrying a purse, the Twilight Clutch Wrap Purse will be your go-to accessory. The neutral tone blends well with so many colors. $79 at

The Kai Travel Kit includes all the essentials for a relaxing spa experience on the go. Travel-approved 2-oz. bottles of bubble bath, shampoo, conditioner, body wash and body lotion in their signature Gardenia and white exotics fragrance. The Travel Kit also includes a vial of perfume oil and a chic travel bag. $49 at Barney's and Henri Bendel. To find a retailer near you visit

If you're on your feet for hours at a time, you'll definitely want to check out the Renee Walking Shoe from Therafit. Features include leather upper, removable gel insoles, and removable dual-density comfort adapters. Multiple layers of cushioning and support ensure the shock of each step is distributed downward and outward to soften the impact. Runs small, order a half-size larger than normal. $95 with free shipping at

This eco-friendly saute pan by ManPans is heat safe up to 700 degrees and the handle stays cool to keep the heat where it the pan. The wide bottom ensures maximum heat conduction while curved sides makes it easy to flip and turn food. Easy to clean and safe for use with metal spatulas too. These eco-friendly pans are PTFE, PFOA, and toxin-free. The Saute Pan is available in 10" or $79.99 and 12" for $89.99 at

The Blackwing Luxury Notebook and Folio by Palomino is a must-have accessory for executives, business owners and anyone climbing the corporate ladder. The stunning folio has a hidden magnetic closure, pencil holder, and inner card pockets, holds a replaceable deluxe 160-page notebook of lined, unlined or squared acid-free pages. Would make a perfect business associate or client gift. Available in medium for $89 and large for $99 at

The Nantucket tote bag by Overland Equipment can be used as a weekend tote or to to carry your laptop. It has a pass through flap that slips over a wheeled luggage handle. An interior padded sleeve accommodates a 15.5" laptop. Other features include exterior pocket, organizational pockets, zippered interior mesh pocket, zippered closure and wide non-slip handles. Available in Poppy/Dove as shown or Black for $75 at

Snug Camisoles' Bra Friendly Tank is a year-round fashion must have! We love the cozy soft feel, fit that adjusts to most body sizes, and more peek-a-boo moments. It's perfect under Fall sweaters and there's a color to match every outfit. The wider straps ensure bra straps are covered. $36 at

Put a ring on it! We love the Daisy Ring by Towne & Reese so much, it's making its second appearance on Chic Luxuries. The high-gloss coral with gold band is the perfect shade for autumnal outfits. Strikingly eye-catching, it adjusts to fit almost any finger. Also available in Turquoise. On sale and a total steal at $9

These eco-friendly artisan candles from Volcanica burn at the core to create luminaries and preserve the sculpted exterior from melting. Made in Bali from natural ingredients, there are over 200 styles from which to choose. Each is a work of art, even the presentation gift box is exquisite. We sampled the Dendritic Quad which has an intricate carved design surrounding a flower on each of the four sides. Its golden brown hues are beautiful for Fall decorating. The 4x4" candle burns for over 90 hours and retails for $31 at

For those late nights when you're too tired to follow your usual skincare regimen, try AVEENO's Ultra Calming Makeup Remover Wipes. They remove every last trace of dirt makeup in seconds and leave skin clean and moisturized. I take them along on overnight train rides and hotel stays. They're also ideal for dorms, camping, and to keep in your desk at work to freshen up before last-minute dinner dates. Available at mass retailers, grocery and drug stores, they retail for $6.99 for a package of 25. AVEENO is a registered trademark of Johnson & Johnson. 

SinfulShine's high gloss, chip resistant nail polish in bright and beautiful shades is just $2.99 a bottle! SinfulColors is formaldehyde-free and made with Gel Tech technology which provides 5x more shine than patent leather! Sold at Walgreens and other mass drug and retail stores. Shine on! 

Babies and toddlers ♥ difrax pacifiers. The butterfly design and holes allows for better circulation to prevent skin irritation and leaves the nose free. The nipple is made of soft, transparent silicone material and is odorless and flavorless. The pacifiers are available for different stages of baby's development from newborn to 18+ months and in colors for boys or girls. Packed two to a box. $5.99 at

Any esthetician will tell you how important it is to exfoliate skin at least once a week. Usana's Rice Bran Polisher made with rice bran beadlets and papaya enzymes is gentle enough to use everyday. I love the feel of the rice bran beadlets working to remove dead skin cells. Leaves skin smooth and radiant. Perfect size for travel too. A 2.5 oz. tube retails for $15.54 at

Especially for our male readers, we found a t-shirt that needs no ironing! Fruit of the Loom's Easy Care V-Neck T-Shirt is ultra soft and ideal for traveling. Girls, you'll love it too, we think it makes a cute nightshirt. Available in sizes Small to 3XL in Walmart stores nationwide. 

I have a thing for handcrafted anything, particularly artisan soaps and Osmia Organics Milky Rose Soap is certainly a mini work of art. Not only is the soap beautiful, it lathers luxuriously and leaves skin feeling wonderful. Lovely for gifting and perfect for self-indulgence. A 5.5 oz. gift-wrapped bar retails for $12 at

Chic Giveaway! ~ One lucky reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet. To Enter: email and include the following:
  • "Gotta Get It" in the subject line
  • your first and last name
  • complete mailing address
  • twitter id 
  • facebook name 
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Contest ends 11:59 PM ET October 25, 2013. 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.

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


Jade :

Really like the candles!

carolynishis :

I love it all! am sharing and tweeting! Thank you for having these giveaways!

Jen Thames :

I am really wanting the Kai set :) Been wanting to try it for a while now- I liked and tweeted!

Unknown :

I love the saute pan - imagine - a cool handle - really cool design!
janicecrespo at gmail dot com

Anonymous :

cool giveaways! would love to win the artisan candles!:)

Unknown :

cool giveaways! would love to win the artisan candles!:)

sue14625 :

i like the Renee Walking Shoe from Therafit ty for offering these wonderful gifts to giveaway

opalbaker :

Beautiful prizes and lots of fun doing the sweepstakes.Thaanks.

Unknown :

Awsesome thanks!!!

Michele P. :

thank you so much :)

/\Heather/\ :

Hmmm, my email was rejected. Said the mailbox does not exist...

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