Topic: Shop

Black Friday/Small Business Saturday prep

Just to be clear, this shopping round-up is not for the have-no-fear, I-will-get-that-70%-off-flat-screen-TV Black Friday shopper. This is a list of sales and shopping perks for the more leisurely among us who like to sleep in while sleeping off the turkey coma, head to the stores after we’ve had equal amounts of coffee and leftover… Read more »

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Datebook, Nov. 20

It’s the calm before the storm, my fellow shoppers. Here are a few fun sales and a feel-good event to shop before the hurricane of holiday retailing is here. Lulu E. Bebe Shop for a Cause: Lulu E. Bebe Boutique is hosting Shop for a Cause Saturday, Nov. 21 from 4-8 p.m. The event raises… Read more »

Datebook, Nov. 6

As if you aren’t busy enough, add these shopping and style-related events to your weekend plans! Friday, Nov. 6 Pete First Friday Trunk Show at Blush Boutique: Shop the entire collection of this L.A.-based, made-in-America knitwear brand, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Hansel from Basel Trunk Show at Her Tern Boutique: As if Hansel from Basel’s spirited socks,… Read more »

Wearable Wild Things

No “Where the Wild Things Are” party would be complete without, of course, a few Wild Things. I admit, I’m at least a day late posting this because it’s Monday and we’re kicking off the next weekly theme for our Halloween Blog Party today over at Alaska Knit Nat. Toddler Wild Thing wrangling is my excuse…. Read more »

Window Shopping: The Park

On an overcast Thursday in early September, in true-to-Alaska-shopper form, more than 500 people waited in line for the grand opening of Anchorage’s Nordstrom Rack. We love a new store like we love a good PFD sale or Black Friday deal. A few blocks away that same morning, The Park, a locally owned women’s luxury… Read more »

@iloveanchorage holiday gift guide, part 6

Whew! I had so much fun this week as the host of the @iloveanchorage Instagram account, and I hope you found some holiday gift-giving inspiration along the way. Visiting so many locally owned stores – and realizing how many stores I just didn’t have time to get to – was a wonderful reminder of how… Read more »

@iloveanchorage holiday gift guide, part 5

I’m guessing many of you, like me, spent the weekend out and about (and in some traffic), so I put together the quick version of my stocking stuffer selections, all under $30 and all found at local shops:

@iloveanchorage holiday gift guide, part 4

Yesterday’s gift picks for my stint as the @iloveanchorage Instagram host focused, fittingly, on local love! Each item represents our city or state in a unique way and lets your giftee wear their Alaska-shaped heart on their sleeve, head or even hang it on their wall.  Here’s Thursday’s guide to shopping for gifts that embody… Read more »

@iloveanchorage holiday gift guide, part 2

On day two of my stint as the @iloveanchorage Instagram host, I focused on picking out holiday gifts for guys. I’m not going to lie, shopping locally for men just isn’t always in the credit cards because most stores know who typically exercises their purchasing power. However, when I started to think outside the box… Read more »

@iloveanchorage holiday gift guide, part 1

I’m pretty excited to be this week’s guest host of the Anchorage Economic Development Corporation’s @iloveanchorage Instagram account. This super-cool project has a new guest host post photos and share Anchorage through their eyes each week. If you haven’t followed the @iloveanchorage Instagram account yet, you better get to clicking! My focus as the host… Read more »