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Cozy Finds for Fall




October's Gotta Get It! is filled with our latest finds for looking gorgeous, traveling for a weekend Fall getaway, and spending cozy days at home with family and friends. Pour yourself a cup of cappuccino, sit back and enjoy. If you like, stop back here and enter to win your choice of a fabulous prize from our gift closet.




We adore this Cotton Ribbed Baby Doll Sweater from Jessica London. Soft, cozy, and in gorgeous colors for Fall. Wear with skinny jeans or leggings, boots and a scarf for a casual chic look. Available in sizes 12 to 30/32. Regularly $49.99-54.99, we just spotted it on sale so hurry! PLUS, save 40% on one item when you join their email list! JessicaLondon.com



Stay toasty warm singing around the campfire with the CobraCo Horse Campfire Ring from Avant Garden Decor. Beautiful horse silhouettes dance in the firelight. Enjoy hours of fun toasting marshmallows and relaxing by the fire. Comes in four easy-to-assemble pieces, hardware included. Sturdy metal construction keeps the fire contained. Measures 36" round by 9" high. Regularly $65, it's on sale for $45.50 at avantgardendecor.com.



We found the perfect wine for that weekend Fall getaway or to enjoy at home with friends. Highflyer 2010 Chardonnay has a hint of baked apples and vanilla wafers ~ YUM! A delightful surprise in a wine with a light citrusy finish. It's sure to become a Wine Wednesday {or anyday} favorite. $28 at SomerstonWineCo.com.



Savora's Oil Mister allows you to spritz a light veil of oil over your salad or in recipes. No more soggy brushetta or kale chips! Available in several bright and beautiful colors, its sleek design also looks pretty on the table or counter. It has a no-clog filter and is non-aerosol and PBA-free. $24.99 at savorastyle.com.




Treat guests, or better yet yourself, to a comfortable night's sleep with bedgear's Performance Sheets. They feel like a silky soft nylon shirt. Made with DriTec Technology for moisture wicking and heat dissipation. Non-slippery and cling-free with temperature control. Two-year warranty. Available in Twin, Twin, Twin XL, Full, Full XL, Queen, King and California King from $149-$199. A store locator can be found at bedgear.com.




Speaking of bedtime, babies will drift off to dreamland in their snuggly soft Long Johns from Jammies in a Jar. What an adorable gift for expectant Moms! A sweet and cozy onesie is packaged in a reuseable canning jar. Available for boys or girls newborn to 18 lbs. for $30 at jammiesforbabies.com.


The Beau-Make Brush Set from abbamart has all the essential tools needed to apply makeup like a pro. The 9-piece Collection includes Powder, Fan, Angled Contour, Mascara, Eyeshadow, Lip, Sponge, and Definer Eyebrow Brushes, as well as an Lash and Brow Comb. Each brush has its own pocket in the leatherette wrap with tie. $31 at abbamart.com.



The award for 'Most Clever New Product' goes to Bloom Black Ties. You may think these are adorably chic bracelets which they are, but they also double as elastic hair ties. The set of silver and gold Antique Black Ties arrive beautifully gift boxed and since they stretch, one size fits most. $34 for a set of two at bloomblackties.com.



I love artisan soap and when it's as pretty and sweetly scented as Piccolo Paradiso's Principessa, I almost don't want to unwrap it...but we did! A fragrant blend of rose citrus oils with a touch of cocoa and swirls of shea butter. A delicate rosebud adds the finishing touch. Sweetly chic! $6 at paradisoproducts.com.



Light this Lavender 100% Soy Meditation Candle by Aurorae Yoga in the bath or bedroom or while doing yoga or pilates to relax and unwind. The beautifully-scented aromatherapy candle has a burn time of 30-35 hours and is poured in a tin and gift boxed. Available on Amazon for $14.95.

Planning a Fall vacation or getaway? Keep your clothes and accessories neat and organized with TravelWise's Weekender 3-Piece Packing Cube System from EatSmart Products. Made of lightweight, durable nylon, the mesh tops makes it easy to locate items. Includes a small, medium and large zippered cube. Available in Red, Teal, Black, Silver and Purple for $25 at Amazon.com.


Keep Knesko Nanogold Repair Eye Pads in your travel bag for a quick and refreshing eye lift at home or away. They reduce puffiness, smooth out fine lines and help diminish dark circles. Provides cooling hydration that feels wonderful on the skin. Brightens under eye area for a healthy, well-rested look. An exquisite gift box of four pads retails for $50 at KneskoSkin.com.



Stay hydrated in style with the eco-chic Feathers White Water Bottle from SIGG. We love the gold feathers against the glossy white background. Aluminum with a highly resistant liner, SIGG bottles are pretty much unbreakable. The .6 liter bottle has a leak-proof screw cap and SIGG's EcoCare liner is BPA and Phthalate-free. $22.99 at mysigg.com.



Savon Noir Lavender 100% Natural Olive Oil Soap will keep your kitchen and bathroom clean, sparkling and leave it with a lovely scent of lavender. Dilute in water for an eco-friendly and economical cleanser for floors, tiles, countertops, laundry...even your four-legged friends! A 1-liter bottle retails for $20 at lesavonniermarseillais.com.



For easy Fall and Holiday Decorating, try WreathPro's off reuseable ribbon wreath hanging system. Kit includes a plastic over the door hanger, wreath clip and wired ribbon. Simply thread through plastic clip and hanger. We love that it can also be used on double hung windows and it's made in the USA! Several color options available. $19.95 at WreathPro.com.



Chic Giveaway! ~ One lucky reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet. Express Entry: email chicluxuries@nc.rr.com and include the following:
  • "Cozy Finds" in the subject line
  • your first and last name
  • complete mailing address
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    Don't miss future giveaways...like us on Facebookfollow us on Twitter and Pinterest and please continue to share our tweets, pins and fb posts. More followers = more giveaways. We appreciate your support!

    Contest ends 11:59 PM ET November 15, 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. 



    Favorite Things Fall Edition


    We rounded up our favorite new finds many of which are from brands we just discovered. We think you'll love the selection and maybe even get inspired to get a jump on holiday shopping. After visiting the websites featured below, we invite you to return here to enter to win a goodie box filled with chic luxuries and valued at $500 via our express entry.

    Hayden Harnett's newest Biblio bag for Fall is the epitome of chic luxury and my latest crush. We're inseparable actually! ☺ It's an oversized bag measuring 19" in width, great for toting all your girly essentials and even a nook or iPad and a pair of ballet flats. Features include a gorgeous braided shoulder strap, gold logo hangtag, roomy inner and outer pockets. Made in the USA from locally sourced materials. I wish I could tell ya'll I was giving one away, but I don't think I can part with it. It's not too early to add it to your Christmas Wish List though! $798 HaydenHarnett.com.



    The Soho Square Cutting Board from the Beatriz Ball Collection is an exquisite work of art. We're in love with the entire collection. Each piece is beautifully designed and meticulously handcrafted using the ancient art of sand casting. More than 12 different sets of hands are involved in the creation of each piece. Made of FDA safe, easy care aluminum alloy, the Soho Cutting Board measures 13.5" x 12.5" and includes a smooth wooden cutting board for cheese and fruit and a convenient trench to hold crackers. It makes a lovely housewarming, wedding or Christmas gift. $137 at beatrizball.com.



    Finally a cute boot that fits over wide calves without cutting off circulation. Thank you Woman Within for the Monica Boot by Comfortview. These scrunch boots with 1" heel are soooo comfortable and look ultra chic. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE! Made of imported leather with a side buckle and inner zipper. Available in Black, Brown {pictured} or Cognac in full and half-sizes 7-12, and medium, wide or extra-wide widths. Currently on sale for $79.99-84.99 at womanwithin.com.



    We're head over heels for the I am Love Dreamy Lounging Pajamas from Peace Love World. Sweet dreams for sure! Love the Tango {red} color. A great big heart on the front with "I am Dreamy" written down the arm and leg. Pants have a drawstring waist. You'll look super cute in these on Christmas morning and holiday sleepovers...and every night in between! Top and bottom sold separately to ensure a perfect fit. Available in Tango, Lavender or White in sizes XS-XL. $78 each at PeaceLoveWorld.com. 



    I love WellnessMats' new Entwine Design inspired by French antiquity. This is the Light Antique Color which, to me, gives it more of a Tuscan look. The 3'x2' mat looks gorgeous with granite countertops and is also available in a 6'x2' size. WellnessMats provide comfort and relief to feet, legs and back. It's easy to clean, won't curl and its beveled edges are wheelchair and walker friendly. WellnessMats come with a 7-year comprehensive warranty. The 3'x2' Entwine mat retails for $129.95 at WellnessMats.com.



    I think Mrs. Prindable's is the standard that everyone in the handmade confection business tries to emulate and with good reason. The company produces mouth-wateringly delicious gourmet apples which are exquisitely presented. We tried the Milk Chocolate Toffee Walnut Jumbo Caramel Apple which I'm positive was just picked from the orchard. So juicy and fresh tasting with just the right combination of superior quality chocolate, walnuts and caramel. We also tried their Chicago-Style Milk Chocolate Toffee which somehow disappeared in seconds. Poof. Gone. I don't think perfection describes it adequately. The Jumbo Apple Gift retails for $22.95 and the Toffee $21.95. Available at mrsprindables.com.



    It's easy to see why Swiss Diamond is ranked #1 Cookware by Consumer Reports, their new Braiser is a cook's dream. Made of heavy-duty cast aluminum, the non-stick coating is lined with real diamond particles making clean up a breeze, simply soak in warm sudsy water...no scrubbing! Ergonomic handles stay cool on the cooktop and the tempered glass lid features an adjustable steam vent for advanced moisture control. We love that it goes from stovetop to oven. Available in two sizes 5.3 quart for $209.25 and 7.2 quart for $224.95 at swissdiamond.us.



    The 22" Genius Packer Carry-On has it ALL! A removable laundry bag not only compresses, it has an exterior laundry chute to dispose laundry. Three interior zippered compartments and a removable zippered toiletries bag that attaches with velcro. An exterior zippered water bottle holder, umbrella holder with umbrella!, and four additional zippered exterior compartments. Need more room, no worries, just unzip the 2" extension. One of my fav features is a rubber protector fitted on the rear bottom to protect the carry-on when pulling up stairs or sidewalk. All four wheels rotate 360° to keep the carry-on from tipping over when running for the gate. Finally, a neat little strap is available to secure a jacket across the top. Regularly $298, it's on sale as of this writing for $198 at geniuspack.com.



    For the guys, we love the clean, smart, and handsome design of The Rogue Hoodie from Showers Pass. Its triple-layer waterproof softshell material is perfect for temperatures 55 and below. Features include audio port in right pocket, ultra soft fleece lining and wrist and adjustable drawcords at the hem and hood. With reflective trim and a hood that fits under or over most helmets, it's designed for bike riders, but he'll live in it off the bike as well. $160 at showerspass.com.



    My love of artisan creations continues with this Cupcake Bath Bomb from Candy Cakes Bath Bakery. Meticulously handcrafted, gift boxed and tied with a ribbon, it makes the sweetest gift. Available in several scents, pictured here is Mango Calypso. Pssst it also makes the cutest decoration on the kitchen counter. ☺ Priced at $5.50 for a mini size and $10.50 for large. candycakesco.com.



    These Silver Turquoise Raindrop Earrings by Megha Jewelry will brighten any outfit and day. Semi-precious turquoise stones are handcrafted into raindrop shapes and set in silver with sterling french wire hooks. They measure 1.5" long by .75" wide. Wear these beauties year-round with black, brown, white or turquoise. $165 at meghajewelry.com.


    Vitabath hit the mark when they named their Cupcake Couture Scrumptious Vanilla Sugar Body Mist. It certainly is a scrumptious scent. I'm sort of addicted to it and use it as a room and closet freshener too. I've even spritzed it on linens and in the waste basket! Sweet Cupcakes, I love this scent and think you will too. $9.99 for an 8-oz. bottle at myvitabath.com.

    The Ballet School Wall Clock by Newgate Clocks is a chic addition to a coastal, country or shabby chic decor. The clock is much larger than it appears on the website, measuring 21.5"L x 16.5"W. The composite wooden clock has a distressed finish and is painted in a soft country bluish-gray color, accented with cream-colored hands and numbers painted in Calligraphy. Requires one AA-battery. Newgate Clocks can be found stateside at online retailers including Restoration Hardware, Home Decorators, Ballard Designs or in the U.K. at newgateclocks.com.


    Chic Giveaway! ~ One lucky reader will win a goodie box filled with chic luxuries and valued at approximately $500. To Enter: email chicluxuries@nc.rr.com and include the following:
    • "Favorite Things" in the subject line
    • your first and last name
    • complete mailing address
    • twitter id 
    • facebook name 
      Don't miss future giveaways...like us on Facebookfollow us on Twitter and Pinterest and please continue to share our tweets, pins and fb posts. More followers = more giveaways. We appreciate your support!

      Contest ends 11:59 PM ET December 19, 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. 

       

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