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Can’t Sleep? Bored at Work? Shop Online!

blog-buautyOf course we are complete advocates of shopping locally, but what’s a girl to do when it’s midnight or she’s trapped within the confines of a cubicle and she has a burning desire to buy a new (insert your favorite item here)? The answer is to shop online. Amassed here for your convenience is a list of fabulous websites that are guaranteed to quell even the worst case of shopoholicism in no time flat. We’re obsessed with shopping online.

swirl.com

Designer duds at a deep discount.

 

 

stripedesigngroup.com

One of our favorite clothing and home accoutrements stores in Santa Cruz. Everything on their website or Facebook can be shipped to you.

 

madebylex.com

Santa Cruz’s own fashion designer/stylist/photographer, Alexis Meschi, sells her wares and blogs daily. Inspirational fashion.

 

etsy.com/shop/nualaleather

Leather accessories by Nuala (Terry McInerney), whose work was recently featured in the GT Fashion Issue.

 

blankversejewelry.com

Join the ranks of magazines, celebrities, and stylists going gaga over the work of these local jewelry designers.


dailycandy.com

Daily fashion and beauty tips, tricks and secrets specific to the major metropolitan city nearest you.


renegadehandmade.com

House wares, clothing and jewelry, oh my!


jansdotter.com

Scandinavian designer Lotta Jansdotter (who once attended Cabrillo College) sells an array of purses, stationary, and more.


anthropologie.com

The whimsically gorgeous designs found on this clothing and home accessories website will have you drooling over your keyboard.


kaightshop.com

A haven for eco-friendly clothing and accessories.


raredevice.net

A modern aesthetic distinguishes the unconventional artwork found on this San Francisco based website.


porridgeclothing.com

Channel your inner flower child in retro dresses and tops.


lulus.com

Scores of adorable dresses at miniscule prices.


bodenusa.com

Lively prints, flattering shapes and reasonable prices.


zappos.com

Otherwise known as the shoe Mecca.


katherinehooker.com

Elegant outerwear.


jigsaw-online.com

Chic jackets, feminine blouses and a smattering of must-have accessories.


miguelina.com

Candy colored hues, sultry silhouettes and a beachside lifestyle.

Comments (2)Add Comment
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written by laamie, August 20, 2010
...ooohhhh! so happy to be listed among these divine sites!
p.s....i xo obsessive beauty!
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written by Deva B., August 19, 2010
Thanks Obsessive Beauty, there are some great sites here I wasn't aware of before: lulus and kaightshop will have me shopping online more often!

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