Thursday, December 16, 2010

My New Obsession: Sunglasses and HauteLook

Hey everyone! So I'm sitting in the living room in front of the christmas tree my family and I just decorated, (I know, we're a little late on putting it up! LOL) and looking out the window at the blanket of snow that's covering the mountains. I tweeted this a little while ago, but at this moment I feel like I'm living in a fairytale. Anyways, I decided that I needed to vent to you all about a little something. I have a new obsession... well, actually, two new obsessions. And I woke up this morning to see that they came together today in a way that made my heart melt!

If you've seen my room tour video, you may have noticed the unreasonable, impracticable amount of sunglasses I own. (Around the 2:58 mark) This is an obsession that I've had for quite some time. Now that I think of it, when I was 5 I think I had a Gymboree collection of sunglasses. That being said, I've been addicted for awhile. And the fact that it's about to be Christmas has me itching to find that dream pair to ask for this year.
Insert Hautelook.com !! This is my second obsession. I found it not long ago, maybe a few weeks, and have been logging on every morning to see that days sale. If you don't know what hautelook is, here's a little blurp from their website:

"A leader in online retail, HauteLook brings the thrill back to shopping through 48-hour sale events with the world's top fashion, accessories, beauty, kids and home brands. Each day, HauteLook offers discounts of 50 to 75 percent off to millions of members in the U.S. and Canada. Membership is free to join and everyone is welcome.

In the last two years, over 1,000 high profile brands have chosen HauteLook to host more than 2,500 private events for women, men, kids, home, and beauty.

Get in on the site that has everyone talking: HauteLook was chosen by People as one of the top 15 ways to save money, while Extra television called it a "Virtual Shopaholic Heaven."

See what the buzz is all about! Register now to become a HauteLook member."

In a nutshell, that means that you register a username (it's free!) and log in to see exclusive designer sales. Items are normally 50-70% off which means I can buy twice as many things :) With the holidays right around the corner, I have been finding lots of gifts for friends and family that I otherwise wouldn't have been able to afford.

How do these two things come together? This morning I woke up and did the usual, checked my youtube, my other youtube, twitter, blog, email, glitzy-glam, dailybooth (yet ANOTHER new obsession. If you can't tell, I get obsessed easily. LOL!) and then went on to check justjaredjr, perez, and some other guilty pleasures. When it was finally time to log into hautelook, I gasped and held my breath for awhile before I realized I wasn't breathing. The cause of my sudden excitement? A HauteLook designer SUNGLASSES sale!!!! No Joke, I wanted to scream! Well, I think I did.

There's this Michael Kors pair for sale for $58.00 that is normally $165.00! Talk about a steal! I think I may have found my pair for the year! They're so unique and beautiful *heart melts*

I know these may be silly obsessions, but I've gotten to the point where I check hautelook every single day and they have awesome clothing, accessories, and even beauty and makeup sales. The other day they had a juicy couture sale, and a stila sale! Love!

So tell me, have you ever used hautelook.com? If so, what did you think? Plus, what's your obsession?

-B

**Please note: No, this is not a sponsored blog post. I hate that I have to always defend myself, but this is just my personal opinion on a site that I'm loving.

54 comments:

Andrea Gelman said...

you have the best style :)

love you blair <3

JayJay22 said...

I love hautelook too. They always have great deals. Please remember to dailybooth. I'm JayJay5142 on dailybooth. I just messaged you.

RaCheyl said...

I love this blog post I've always had a sunglass obsession (that's my little secret) but i have like 24 pair's of D&G and Chanel i love them all their my baby's lol!!

Anonymous said...

oh my! Those Michael Kors sunglasses are AMAAAAAZZZZING!!

Elaine said...

My obsession would have to be.....keeping up with the kardashians because I'm watching right now! Haha :)

Cerrenity said...

Great sunglasses! Beautiful and a great deal. I love hautelook. :)

Anonymous said...

I have been a member on Hautelook for a few months. My most recent purchase was a juicy couture necklace for only $19.99! Although I love sunglasses, my guilty pleasures are jewelry and boots.

ayşe said...

hey blair I am from Turkey and ı love your video...my obession is shoe.. especially converse

Claire :) said...

I get obsessed easily too, I check ASOS ever morning lol.

Yona said...

If i only lived in the US :(

pinkdaze10 said...

love hautelook! i'm gonna go check out today's sale right now! =]

Katie said...

Hautelook is awesome. I love Tom Ford sunglasses and they sell them CHEAP! It's also great because I can buy clothes from my daughter on there for ridiculously good prices.

Chelsea Lane said...

wow, I'm definitely going to have to check out hautelook! I'm definitely obsessed with asos.com right now <3

xoxo

Gabriella said...

I live in Brazil so I have never used HauteLook... :/ but I love knowing what people like to buy and so I have some tips and ideas when I'll buy my own things (:
PS: I liked so much of your blog! kiss, Gabi,

Karen said...

i lovvvvve sunglasses too!! wish we had hautelook in ireland :) LovelyGirlieBits Blog

Monica (AtomicNony) said...

Coincidently my last entry is about hautelook too!

RL said...

OMG I love hautelook and sunglasses!! My mom says I have way too many , but I'm addicted :) I'm fafigirl14 on twitter and have been fallowing you for almost 2 years now!! I love your videos & ur blog and it would mean the world to me if you fallowed me!! Keep writing & making videos!!!

FashionableAsians said...

haha my mother is always yelling at me for buying more and more sunglasses every summer, but I try to reason that they are easily breakable and easy to misplace! But I do love that sale at Hautelook thanks so much for sharing!!!

Liz said...

My obsession? Hmmm, I have so many!
The first thing that comes to my mind is makeup. I get obssesed easily. Lol.
Love your blog btw! & Im def. going to check out hautelook.
-liz

bronzeddoll.blogspot.com

kalipzo10 said...

i love that site hautelook.com!

http://kalipzo10.blogspot.com/

Dara said...

i bought an american apparel dress from hautelook once! love that site :)

Elle said...

Hautelook has contributed to my makeup buying obsession; Urban Decay, Stila, and Pop Beauty too many make up sales lol...

Lucy said...

Hey Blair,

If you love Hautelook you should also check out

Beyond the Rack
http://www.beyondtherack.com/member/invite/BB29312

and Ivory Trunk
http://www.ivorytrunk.com/cust/membersignup.asp?rea=lucy.kaleta@gmail.com

I'm addicted to these sites as well. From Hautelook I got Lorac and Kevyn Aucoin makeup and brushes, BCBG clothes, and the most amazing Coach clutch that retails for over $200 in Canada, and I didn't have to pay anywhere near that. I have never been disappointed with my purchases.

From Beyond the Rack I got perfumes (never pay retail again) and UGGS.

I haven't purchased anything from Ivory Trunk yet... but I know it's just a matter of time :)

A said...

wow hautelook sounds so cool! Thanks for telling us about it!

Anonymous said...

I just sighed up!!!! and i love it!!!

Platypodian said...

I haven't been on that site, no, but I do love bargains on name brand clothing (particularly Ralph Lauren)

Yuri said...

I actually stalk hautelook daily for makeup sales! Try Ruelala.com

Anonymous said...

ruelala.com is another website like that! its amazing!!!! i think elle magazine made it! you should totally check it out!! (and it's totally legit btw)

Jenna said...

I've had a look at hautelook before and really love the idea of this website....but I live in the UK so I am gutted that I can't be a part of it! I hope they open up the site to international users soon!!

EquineGurus said...

Have you ever been on beyondtherack.com? It's like the same thing but it has different sales.
Oh and btw, those sunglasses are sooooo cute michael kors is my favorite

Bellesme said...

I've been on there, but I haven't got anything. I got a bracelet from that jewelmint thing though, I found a coupon LUCKY11 so it was 50% off! So... just like you said, double the amount =P
Whats the chanel thing you have? I would looove to know. Btw, did you buy those sunglasses? To tell you the truth, I think they are a little cute, VERY unique, but it depends on your face, not a lot of glasses look good on me, very rarely do I find one that I like, and i believe that while more money means better quality, glasses break easily, or get lost or scratched and I don't want to pay a lot. But also, I think I will get a good pair as soon as I find one that looks good on me =) I have one by daisy fuentes that I got from marshals for $6!! I love it, it fits me perfectly.
Anyway, sorry that was long, but thats my two cents on sunglasses =P
Bellesme
bellesmee.blogspot.com

FaShIoN BuDdIeS said...

I might sign up, but just because, as you said in this post, it's "Virtual Shopaholic Heaven!" I think that got me really reading!



:D/ME!!

Sara said...

Another one is beyondtherack.com - it's my favorite. I check it obsessively at 11am every day!
-Sara

Christine said...

I swear by HauteLook! I think it makes me spend more money because I can't pass up on the sales but I, like you, check it everyday! If you love Hautelook try Ideeli, Beyond the Rack, and Rue La La! All great shopping clubs!

http://www.embracecouture.blogspot.com

♔Reyna♔ said...

Love those sunglasses! I have a bit of an obsession also! I have to check it out! I need a new pair for X-mas also! btw: I just posted my most requested blog post on my fashion blog: my closet tour. If you get a chance pass by my blog and take a peek at my closet!

-Reyna
www.glamglory.blogspot.com

PeaceLoveHappiness said...

JLovesMac1 on YT (shes SOOO funny and a beauty guru) is obsessed with HauteLook too!

Anonymous said...

You should go on blog tv.

SuziDoll07 said...

hm, after i read this blog post, i had an urge to go look at hautelook. haha xD

SuziDoll07 said...

hm, after i read this blog post, i had an urge to go look at hautelook. haha xD

Miss Shivi said...

Wow, those sunglasses are lovely- love the big gap in the middle!

kenzydav said...

I love Hautelook..i go on it every morning..so addictive..u should also try Beyondtherack.com its very similar to hautelook..

Shawna said...

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Aleksandra said...

Hi Blair, I was wandering if I can buy anything in hatelook even if i'm not from US?

Hannah Blazen said...

my obsession is lip gloss. everytime i see lip gloss i have to buy it. :) hahaha

Lexi said...

You should check out ruelala.com too!!! It's like the same thing as HauteLook, and you get $10.00 credits for inviting friends, and joining after a friend invites you!

Anonymous said...

I love hautelook but my all time favorite is gilt.com i got 2 pairs of rock n republic jeans and only paid around $220 total! such a steal! and you should also look at rue la la its another great one!

Anonymous said...

Thanks for this blog post! I bought some amazingly priced Urban Decay products from HauteLook! I love it! And your videos and blog posts :) Thanks for everything Blair!

emma lou said...

MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!


Emma
emmawrotethis.blogspot.com

Emily said...

you have such great style! check out my blog at
www.cuteybeautyfashionpassion.blogspot.com
xo Emily

Anonymous said...

Whoa, I love Hautelook, too. Try Beyond the rack, it's the same site as Hautelook! You'll have more events and especially, you'll get $10 credit for registering ;)).

Here's the link:
http://www.beyondtherack.com/member/invite/B31CB979

Anonymous said...

Hautelook is great!!! They'll have Free People on this Wednesday (19/1), so excited!!!

TheAngelWears said...

THANK YOU for telling me about Hautelook! It is great :) And I have loads obsession sites I check everyday lol. xxx

Anonymous said...

Go with quote number one.