Blog Archive

Favorite Things

If you're looking for a Mother's Day, Father's Day, housewarming, thank you, or anniversary gift, we think your loved ones will flip over the Touch of Italy Basket from The gorgeous tuscan-inspired basket is overflowing with all the ingredients to create an authentic Italian family dinner. Included is handmade artisan pasta, arrabbiata pasta sauce, arborio rice, lemon wafers, tuscan crisps, minestrone soup, marinated artichoke hearts, polenta, basil pesto, amaretto di saronno, and pistachio biscotti. Delicioso! $129 with free ground shipping or $10 off expedited shipping.

Beachwaver Coast Pro™ Ceramic Styling Iron is a must-have to keep course and curly hair frizz-free during humid days. Floating ceramic plates protect and glide over hair to straighten and impart incredible shine. Blowout attachments slide on the ends of the iron to give hair a professional salon finish. The iron heats in 17 seconds up to 450°. Additional features include a safety grip, convenient 9' cord which swivels 360°, and a 30-minute auto shutoff. $169 at


My new favorite hair care line is from color-expert Rita Hazan. The line includes True Color Shampoo, Conditioner and the company's secret weapon ~ True Color Ultimate Shine Gloss.  The gloss is available in several colors. I tried Breaking Brass which removes orange and brassy tones in blonde and brunette hair while imparting incredible shine. The shampoo removes dirt without stripping color and the fade-defying conditioner protects hair from UV rays, environment and styling tools without weighing it down. The 8.5-oz shampoo and conditioner and the 5-oz. gloss are $26 each.

Claus Porto Banho Candle captures the exhiliarating scents of Spring and is poured in a translucent porcelain vessel with a diamond pattern inspired by the motifs found in Portuguese architecture. Deeply fragranced with an intoxicating citrus and verbena blend, a musk base, and touches of vanilla. The 9.5 oz. candle arrives gift boxed. Burn time approximately 50-70 hours. Additional scents available. $75

Feltman Brothers Baby Chick Romper is ultra soft and sooooo sweetly adorable. Featuring embroidered chicks, it makes a wonderful shower gift if the baby's gender is yet to be revealed. The little one will be ready for summer in this lightweight, super comfortable romper from Feltman's Pima Cotton Collection. Available in newborn to 9 mos. $61.50

We received the Shark® Genius™ Steam Pocket® Mop System  courtesy of Shark® which is perfect to deep clean all the hardwood and tile floors in the new house. Includes 2 double-sided dirt grip pads which attach to the mop with a click. Flip the pad and Steam Blaster™ Technology loosens dirt and bacteria and sanitizes with the power of steam. Hands-free technology ensures you never have to touch the wet, dirty pad, just click to release. Ships free for $119.85 or 3 payments of $39.95 at

Looking for an easy, fun, and delicious menu for cocktails with friends? The La Tienda Entertaining Gift Set is overflowing with ready-to-serve goodies. Friends will enjoy sampling the most popular tapas of Spain starting with anchovy-stuffed olives, fire roasted piquillo peppers, crunchy truffle potato chips, two types of chorizo sausage, pico breadsticks, anise-flavored crisps. Chocolate fig bon bons, toothpicks and terracotta bowl complete the "party in a box". $89.95

If you love Chardonnay, Knudsen Vineyards 2015 Chardonnay is worth the splurge. A perfectly balanced wine with flavors of crisp apples, juicy pears, and creamy vanilla with notes of ripe melon and citrus. The award-winning Chard has a dry and delightful that will be long remembered. $45

How cute are these kitchen towels? Wine loving guests will be clamoring over the Kay Dee Wine Is The Answer...What Was The Question? Terry Kitchen Towels from Max Warehouse. Soft and absorbent. The pack of 6 ensures you can gift a few and still have a couple for yourself. Regularly $32.80, they are on sale as of this writing for $28.98 for 6.

Nutrisystem Milk Chocolate Flavored Pretzels are the perfect little indulgence to satisfy your sweet tooth. The sweet and savory combination is a match made in heaven. I've tried other chocolate covered pretzels and none compare. This guilt-free snack has 5 grams of protein and is only 130 calories for the individual package. Available with every plan or ala carte. 

With summer almost here, now's the time to start applying  RevitaLash® Advanced Eyelash Conditioner so you can skip the mascara on pool and beach days and still have thick, long-looking lashes. The peptide-rich formula is rich in antioxidants and vitamins to condition and strengthen lashes while helping prevent breakage and brittleness. One tube lasts approximately 3 months and retails for $98.

AmopĂ© Pedi Perfect with Diamond Crystals Extra Coarse Kit  removes stubborn callouses effortlessly and painlessly. The spinning diamond crystal roller works to smooth hard skin from the bottom of feet to leave them baby soft. Replacement rollers are available in Extra Coarse, Regular Coarse, and Gentle. Regular and Available at drugstores and retailers nationwide. SRP: $36.87

Revlon Pro Collection™ Salon One-Step Dryer and Volumizer  dries, straightens, and smooths hair in one step. Cuts styling time in half and leaves hair frizz-free, shiny, and silky soft. This tool does it all eliminating the need to pack a straightener and bulky blow dryer when traveling. SRP: $59.99. A where-to-buy locator can be found at

Sweet dreams and a relaxing night's sleep are in your future with slip™ pure silk sleep mask. The luxurious 100% silk mask provides a light cooling relief to tired eyes and completely blocks out light. The mask and elastic band is so incredibly comfortable, you'll forget you even have it on as you drift off to sleep. Available in 6 colors for $45 at

Chic Giveaway! ~ One lucky reader will win the prize of their choice from our gift closet. {psst as with all our Favorite Things features, we'll be adding something extra special to our gift closet}. 

To Enter: email and include the following:
  • "Favorite Things" in the subject line
  • your first and last name
  • complete mailing address
  • twitter id 
  • facebook name 
Sample tweet for your convenience ~
RT #Win the prize of your choice from @ChicLuxuries gift closet in their #FavoriteThings #giveaway
    If you're entering our giveaways, we ask that you follow us onFacebookTwitterPinterest and Instagram.

    Contest ends 11:59 PM ET June 30, 2017.  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. We received no compensation from any brand featured in this post. 


    Post a Comment


    CHIC LUXURIES All rights reserved
    © Blog Milk Design Powered by Blogger