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Here at College Fashion, we are all about utilizing online sales to save money on the items we want. The phrase “Never pay full price for anything” is practically our mantra. That’s why right now we’re loving Shoptagr, a free website that simplifies our lives by doing the sale-stalking for us.

Read on to learn all about Shoptagr and how it will completely change the way you shop!

About Shoptagr

Shoptagr is a free service that lets you tag items you’re dying to own, watches them for you, and emails you when they go on sale in your size and color. You can set preferences for how large of a discount you want or just track any change in price.

To use the Shoptagr service, you just install the browser button (it takes one second) and visit your favorite online stores. When you see an item you’d like Shoptagr to track, just click the button and add it to your list. That’s it! Your item will be tracked and you’ll get an email when it goes on sale in the size and color you specify.

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Shoptagr in action, tagging an item with the bookmark button

As we all know, sales can be limited by time and stock available. With Shoptagr you will be the FIRST to see those sales (thanks to immediate notifications) before your size/color goes out of stock. You’ll beat the rush and get the item you want, with zero extra effort! The sale stalking is taken care of. All you need to do is shop.

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A Shoptagr list in action

One last benefit of Shoptagr is its ability to organize your fashion wish lists - you can access all of your tracked items in one single place and arrange them into lists for a great overview and comparison shopping. Think lists such as “Going Out” “Work” “Holidays”, etc.

Get Started with Shoptagr Now!

As you might have guessed, Shoptagr is perfect to use for holiday gifting as there are so many Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and Holiday sales going on. This time of year, there’s a new online sale practically every day and if you don’t act fast, you could miss out on your item or size. We recommend signing up for this service ASAP if there are any items you’re dying to get at a discount this year. As soon as they go on sale, you’ll know about it. This saves you both money AND time.

To get started tagging and sale-shopping, visit Shoptagr’s website and sign up for FREE. And for more information, be sure to follow Shoptagr on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Happy shopping!

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Shoptagr. The opinions, as always, are our own. For more information, please see our Disclosure page.

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Easy Outfit Formulas: Thanksgiving Edition

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For this week’s edition of Easy Outfit Formulas, I wanted to share some comfortable yet stylish ideas for what to wear on Thanksgiving.

For me, it’s a perpetual struggle – I want comfy pieces that won’t restrict me from filling my stomach, but I also want to look chic in front of my extended family. So, I’ve put together three easy formulas, varying from casual to dressy, which strike the perfect balance between comfort and fashion:

Oversized Sweater + Jeggings + Scarf + Flats

Mustard sweater jeggings plaid scarf look
Products: Sweater, Jeggings, Loafers, Scarf, Earrings, Nail Polish

This is the most casual combo, and is perfect for a small Thanksgiving dinner at home with only your closest family and friends. Start with a pair of jeggings, which will be more comfortable than jeans because of their elasticized waist, and throw on an oversized sweater in an autumnal color, like mustard yellow. Add a plaid scarf and tasseled loafers to make the look more festive. Lastly, add some glitz with rhinestone earrings and shimmery bronze nails.

Swing Dress + Tights + Ankle Boots + Statement Necklace

Gray swing dress lace tights black boots
Product Info: Dress, Tights, Boots, Necklace, Lipstick

This look is slightly dressier than the last, and is ideal for a larger gathering of family and friends. A swing dress is the perfect choice due to its trendy style (and ability to hide a food belly!). It looks festive and feminine when worn with lace tights and black booties, but to glam it up, complete the outfit with a jeweled statement necklace and a berry-colored lipstick.

Wrap Blouse + Draped Pants + Heels

Red blouse black pants checkered heels
Products: Blouse, Pants, Heels, Clutch, Ring, Eyeshadow

This final ensemble is the dressiest of the bunch, but still has a bold and trendy flair, which makes it ideal for a Friendsgiving party or Thanksgiving dinner out. Start with draped black pants and a bright red blouse, both of which are comfy and chic. Add a pop of print with a checkered heel, then accessorize with a gold cocktail ring and quilted black clutch. Lastly, try a shimmery smoky eye for a holiday-appropriate beauty look.

Share your thoughts!

Which look is your favorite? What’s your ideal Thanksgiving outfit formula? Let us know in the comments!

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Celebrity Street Style: Cara Santana, Beyoncé, & Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

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Celebrity Street Style: Cara Santana, Beyoncé, & Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

Every week, I scour the web to find inspiring outfits on your favorite celebs and help you recreate their looks! This week, I was inspired by Cara Santana, Beyoncé, and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. Read on to see how you can get their looks for yourself.

Look 1: Cara Santana’s Laid-Back Yet Cool Ensemble

Cara Santana wearing ripped jeans, a baseball tee, and wide brim hat
Photo: Pacific Coast News

Actress Cara Santana has a cool, laid-back style that always seems to be on-trend and always catches my eye. This week, she wore a fine-knit gray-and-white baseball sweater with ripped-knee skinny jeans, buckled black booties, a black wide-brim hat, blue mirrored sunglasses, and a neutral-hued Céline bag. Cara’s look is relaxed, but her accessories make it quite fashion-forward.

Outfit Inspired by Cara

Cara Santana Outfit
Sweater, Jeans, Hat, Sunglasses, Booties, Bag

This outfit is the perfect balance between casual and trendy, which makes it ideal for a day spent around town, hanging out with friends, or going to classes. Like Cara’s top, this merino baseball sweater features a gray-and-white color scheme and is made of a lightweight knit. It’s a definite step up from a basic t-shirt.

Ripped skinny jeans have a laid-back vibe and complement the edgier buckled cutout booties and wide-brim hat. Accessories are what really amp up this outfit; a trendy trapeze-shaped handbag in a neutral color and round, colored sunglasses complete the ensemble.

Look 2: Beyoncé’s Bold Varsity Jacket

Beyoncé wearing a varsity jacket, a leather skirt, and a denim button down
Photo: Pacific Coast News

Beyoncé knows how to steal a show, even if she’s just walking down the street. Queen B looked bold in a leather mini-skirt, a denim button-down shirt, black lace-up booties, and a sequined varsity jacket with “B” emblazoned on the front (and “Bow Down” on the back!).

Varsity jackets have been trending for a while, and this one adds a playful touch to the outfit. I also love the contrast between the leather and denim textures.

Outfit Inspired by Beyoncé

Beyoncé Outfit
Jacket, Shirt, Skirt, Sunglasses, Booties

While we can’t all have personalized varsity jackets, this one makes a total statement and features a cool knit texture and large letter patch. This jacket is fun and really makes this ensemble stand out. Pair the jacket with a denim button-up tucked into a faux leather skirt for a chic look.

Beyoncé kept her outfit playful with circular sunglasses and black lace-up ankle booties, and those pieces add the finishing touches to this getup.

Look 3: Rosie Huntington-Whiteley’s Pretty Plaid Coat

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley wearing a plaid coat, skinny jeans, and heeled ankle boots
Photo: Pacific Coast News

Supermodel Rosie Huntington-Whiteley looked put-together in a chic fall ensemble while in Paris. She wore a plaid coat with dark-wash skinny jeans, brown suede ankle boots, a polished bag, and oversized sunglasses.

‘Tis the season for plaid, and since the weather is getting colder, consider trading in your plaid shirt for a plaid coat instead. It will instantly transform a casual look into showstopping outfit.

Outfit Inspired by Rosie

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley Outfit
Coat, Jeans, Sunglasses, Booties, Bag

Rosie’s chic look is perfect for the season. Dark-wash skinny jeans and any sweater or top of your choosing will be transformed with a plaid cocoon coat. The coat pulls the outfit together, while brown suede ankle boots and a structured black handbag work well with the color scheme of the coat. Don’t forget a pair of oversized sunglasses for a glam touch.

What do you think?

Which celebrity’s street style look is your favorite? Which outfit would you be most likely to wear? Leave a comment and let us know!

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