Design Life Kids & My Picks

I’ve been getting a lot of questions on where I like to shop for my little kiddos. So I wanted to share one site that is always a winner for me. DLK also know as Design Life Kids. They have the best carefully curated collection of children’s fashion, accessories, toys and decor for the modern aesthetic loving family. Carrying brands like Mainio, Nor Folk, Tiny Cottons, Dumye, Mint Rhapsody and many more urban labels. Whether you are shopping for yourself or looking for a gift, you can always count on them for unique items leaving your wallet empty but your heart content. Here are my current picks from their site.

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Memorial Weekend Sales



Well hello there! Seems like forever since we last met here. I’m back from my maternity leave and now ready to catch up for all lost time. I am enjoying every minute with my new little fellow but I do miss all of you too. So just to kick off the long weekend, this post is for all you shopaholics out there. I made a short list of all my favorite stores that are having major sales for Memorial Day.

Happy Shopping!

For the mamas:

+ Steven Alan: 30% off + free shipping on line; valid thru Monday

+ Mille: 20% off $200+ thru Monday; code: memorial2015

+ J. Crew: 30% all orders; code: weekend

+ Nordstrom: Half yearly sale for (men, women and children)

+ Anthropologie: 20% off sale; code: gonefishing


For the kiddos:

+ Spearmint LOVE: 20% off $100+; code: memsale

+ Fawn Shoppe: 30% off summer collection

+ Cool Kids NYC: 20% off everything ; code: spring15

+Tug Tug: 20% off in store and online; code: yay4summer

+ Little Boss Shop: 40% off + free shipping ; code: youwin


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Spring Things


Spring Things



1. Slides: Vince, $195

2. Straw Circle Hat: Janessa Leone, $181

3. Gold Shades: Karen Walker, $350

4. Surf Spray: Bumble and Bumble, $35

5. Metallic Flats: J. Crew, $158

6. Light Scarf: Willow Knows, $140

7. Fluid Navy Trench: Forever 21, $48

8. White Lace dress: Zara, $129

9. New Artwork: Lola Donoghue (Etsy), $91

10. Coral Lipstick: Ilia, $26

11. Nude bag: Cuyana, $185

12. Stud Earrings: Rebecca Minkoff, $38

13. Skinny Overalls: Madewell, $158


[post by Samantha Du Quan]