Last Chance to Use Your Madewell Discount Code!
Spring is officially here (with apologies to the Midwesterners slogging through snow), and if your wardrobe isn’t ready for warmer weather, now’s your chance to stock up. Everyone on the Birchbox mailing list received a special offer for $25 off a $75+ purchase at Madewell, which expires TODAY. Don’t miss the chance to score that new pair of sunglasses you so desperately
desire need or that cross-body bag you’ve had your eye on. Here’s a look at a few items we’re crushing on in the Birchbox office, and be sure to check out the entire selection at a store near you or at Madewell.com. Don’t forget to use your code at checkout!
Learn what’s on trend for spring with these styling tips from Madewell’s editorial director.
The Quintessential Spring Fashion and Beauty Look
Spring and summer are my happiest times of year because I can wear my favorite clothes. (Note: I am an u-g-l-y cold weather dresser—I spend the entirety of the winter bundled in a rather unflattering Patagonia puffer.) With warm days just around the corner—fingers crossed—I am ready to shed my un-chic layers and embrace my most beloved trend of the season: chambray.
I’ve spent a lot of time in the Madewell store recently (everyone on Birchbox’s mailing list got a $25 off $75+ and I took full advantage) and as a result, I’m really inspired to layer denim on denim—on denim! If you and I happen to have my same taste, then you’re in luck: I’ve shopped out my fave Madewell look from head to toe.
- Jean Vest: There’s something really badass about a shrunken denim vest. It adds edge to even the girliest of outfits and is just as great over long sleeves as it is over tank tops.
- Perfect Chambray Ex-boyfriend Shirt: The loose fit and light wash make this a versatile essential.
- Skinny Skinny Ankle Jean in Black Frost Wash: If you don’t have a great pair of slim-fit black denim in your closet, run (don’t walk) and pick up a pair stat. These go with everything.
Want more tips on how to look like a Madewell girl? Watch our video!
Steal These Bloggers’ Spring Style, Courtesy of Birchbox + Madewell
Spring shopping really is the best—who can say no to shorts, bright prints, and pretty colors? But it’s even better when there’s a discount involved. If you’re on the Birchbox mailing list, then you’re in luck! You recently received a special promotion at Madewell for $25 off any purchase $75+. Take it from us—our staff has already done quite a bit of damage with our offer codes at the 5th Avenue location (the brand’s spring collection is awesome).
To get you inspired to shop and use your code before it expires on April 14th, we invited several of our favorite bloggers to pull their favorite pieces from the store, and then we photographed them in their new covetable head-to-toe looks. Of course, we would never put anyone in front of the camera without treating them a primp session (this is Birchbox after all), so invited these lovely ladies to a hair styling sesh at Jeff Chastain’s Parlor followed by a makeup application from the talented Nam Vo.
Scroll through the photos above for a behind-the-scenes look at the day and then click through the links below to check out the final shots!
If you live in D.C. or Boston, join us for a special Birchbox x Madewell event on Wednesday!
Whether you’re looking for celebrity gossip, the best product for frizzy hair, or advice on what to wear to your cousin’s wedding, the gals at Lovelyish have got you covered. This week, a handful of the site’s staffers—Katie Kubiak, Annie Strole, and Allison Wheeler—are bringing their expertise to our blog in a series of five beauty and style how-tos.
Winter (and all the lovely skin conditions that come with it) is still here, yet spring is right around the corner. Frankly, it’s a bit of a confusing time when it comes to shopping. Are you supposed to buy a sundresses or coats? Sandals or boots?
Not only do our wardrobes change with the seasons, but our skin does too. Sure, you could wait ‘til spring comes to invest in a new seasonally appropriate beauty routine, but honestly you need a new moisturizer—like right now.
Behind the Scenes at Our Spring 2013 Photo Shoot!
Let the countdown to spring begin! March 20th is officially the first day of the season, which makes now the perfect time to refresh your beauty look.
To help inspire you, we’ve created a new Shop category, called Get the Look, that lets you shop all of the biggest trends in one convenient place. From mega-big hair to bold blue eye makeup, check out what’s hot for spring and then pick up all the products you need to get these covetable looks!
Oh, and don’t forget to scroll through the behind-the-scene pics of the spring photo shoot above. It was as fun as it was pretty!
Another spring trend that you should know about? Emerald. Here’s how to wear Pantone’s 2013 color of the year.