Top 10 From Nordstrom’s Shoe Sale

Best of the Nordstrom Shoe Sale

Holy shoe sale, batman! Nordstom just marked down over 4,000 (!!) pairs of women’s shoes and while there’s loads of goodness I picked out my top 10 to share! (It includes those seen above that I own + love.)


Runners up included these cute Kate Spade booties, these sassy SOREL boots and these super practical, perfect for commuting flats.

[Bekka Palmer Photography]

A Festive Beauty Look

Holiday Beauty Look I wit & whimsy

I always find holiday parties the perfect time to mix up your beauty routine so today I’m sharing some recommendations on how to do just that!

Foundation First.

I don’t use foundation daily but for parties I want my makeup to last so I’ll apply Bare Minerals BareSkin with the EcoTools Skin Perfecting Brush. Then apply corrector and/or concealer wherever needed (I swear by this one.)

Add a glow.

First set your concealer with your favorite powder and then subtly sweep bronzer with an angled brush across your face. This $11 bronzer has been my go-to since college!

Embrace Highlighting

This is a step I all too often forget but it’s a great one especially when skin can look a bit dull during winter! Subtly sweep highlighter onto your cheek bones and the bridge of your nose. This Laura Mercier kit is such a great value and makes this step practically effortless. (The powder is the one I use for highlighting!)

Try Colored Eyeliner

Instead of wearing tried and true black eyeliner this holiday season, mix it up! I love wearing a dark green eyeliner to highlight my blue eyes but also love the look of gold liner against a bronze-y smoky eye. Upon applying eyeliner, add 3-4 coats of mascara for drama. This one is my favorite for nighttime.

Go for a bold lip.

I’m all about berrys and reds this season. I recently became addicted to the Bite Beauty Matte Creme Lip Colors. The Brandy color is what I wore everyday in Europe (it photographs so well and is the perfect berry shade! I got loads of requests on snap and Twitter about what color it was!) and also their Fraise color is a gorgeous red. They stay on so well!


Shop the Post:


Be sure to check out the darling gift sets EcoTools has for the holidays (perfect for your BFF!) and if you’re interested in one of the EcoTools sets you can get $3 off at Walgreens with this coupon!

And shop all my beauty favorites easily right HERE!

Special thanks to Eco Tools for partnering on this post.

The Best of Shopbop’s Sale

wit & whimsy's picks from shopbop's sale

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…for sales! Shopbop’s amazing Buy More, Save More sale kicks off today so you can beat the madness of Black Friday / Cyber Monday and get things discounted and while they are still in stock.

This time around I’ve pulled together my favorite picks from the sale into a few categories I hope you’ll find helpful! (Just click on the right arrow to scroll through each like a mini slideshow!)

Under $150:

The best items that won’t break the bank.

Own and Love:

First things first…items I personally own and love. I can’t recommend these pieces enough and with a sale like this, it’s the perfect time to invest.

Winter Essentials:

Second we have items that are essentials as we head into Winter. You won’t sacrifice styles when it is cold out with these items.

Favorite Dresses:

Next is my favorite dresses from the hundreds Shopbop currently has.

Best Coats:

Can’t get enough coats this time of year? Me either. Here are my favorites.

Getaway Necessities:

Planning a winter getaway to somewhere warm? (Color me jealous!) Buy ahead for items that rarely go on sale this time of year! (So many cute suits and colorful cover-ups!)

My Own Wish List:

And lastly the items I personally will be shopping for as they are on my own wish list!


As with all Shopbop sales, some brand exclusions do apply so be sure to check out the terms + conditions of the sale. Happy early holiday shopping, all!