Sorrelli @ Nordstrom

I like to think of myself as a simple girl who likes simple things. Granted, those simple things may be more expensive; but, I do navigate towards classic pieces/things.

A few years ago I bought a bracelet from Sorrelli. Sorrelli jewelry is handcrafted from genuine semi-precious stones and high-quality Austrian crystals. My bracelet is gorgeous and sturdy. In fact, it was the first picture I ever posted on Instagram. I highly recommend the brand (just in time for mother’s day… ūü§Ē‚ĚĆūüíź).

 

Sorrelli jewelry is now available at Nordstrom¬†ūüôĆūüŹĹ. Below I share my top 3 favorite pieces.

Stargazer Necklace, Sliding Cross Pendant Necklace, Constantia Bracelet

 

If you want to learn more about the brand, watch the Sorrelli story below.

Bri‚Äôs Favorite Things 2018

It’s that time again! For the 5th year in a row I’m publishing Bri’s Favorite Things, which can also be used a Holiday Gift Guide for your friends and loved ones. (See also: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014).

Because it’s year FIVE, I’m going BIGGER and BETTER and offering you TONS of options, so…. BUCKLE UP!

BOOKS & WRITING

Becoming , Crazy Rich Asians, Make Your Bed, The Four Agreements, Notebook, Mildliner

TECH

AirPods, White Marble iPhone Case,*Tortoiseshell iPhone Case, HP Sprocket (case, paper), Marshall Bluetooth Speaker,*Popsocket, iPad Mini

BEAUTY

FARMACY Green Clean Makeup Meltaway, Benefit Brow Pencil, Travel Size Cologne, Lipstick, Bloom Perfume

ACESSORIES

Double G Brooch,*Crystal Alphabet Charm, Supreme Backpack, Mini Pochette,*Gold Diamond Initial Necklace (Silver)

TV

Outlander (STARZ), Woman in White (PBS), The Crown (Netflix), Greenleaf (OWN)

CLOTHING & SHOES

Quarter-Zip Sharpa,*Houndstooth Tweed Jacket, Adidas Trefoil Tee,*Vogue Sweatshirt, Slippers, Rain Boots, Alabama Sweatshirt

Happy Shopping!

*items I do not own

 

Bri’s Favorite Things 2016

So, beautiful people… it’s time for Bri’s Favorite Things 2016! Looking over my list, I can truly say that ACCESSORIES definitely¬†stole the year! If you’ve been reading¬†my blog for a while, you already know the deal:

  1. Shopping is easy when you buy the things you love for the people you love
  2. I only¬†recommend things I’ve actually purchased for myself ‚̧ԳŹ‚̧ԳŹ‚̧ԳŹ

There are more than twenty-five items this year!!! ūüė≥¬†All super fabulous, of course. ‚ėļÔłŹ If you’re a guy and need ideas for your gal, this list is for you! If you’re a girl shopping for your mom, sister, neice, cousin, BFF (or for yourself ūüėČ), this list is also for you!

Enjoy!!!

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Louis Vuitton Large Ring Agenda Cover, Michael Kors Jeweled Keaton Slip-On Sneaker,   J. Crew Tippi Sweater, Pandora Shimmering Rose Earrings, Louis Vuitton Pochette Felicie, Philosophy Just Release Me Makeup Remover, The New Jim Crow, Kenneth Cole Nap Pillow, Cole Haan Tali Bow Flat, Gucci Soho Discho Handbag, Chanel No 5 Eau de Toilette Spray, Ralph Lauren Slipper Bootie, EllandEmm Vogue Sweatshirt, Louis Vuitton Key Pouch, Pandora Alluring Brilliant Ring, Louis Vuitton Cosmetic Pouch, Sticky Notes (Fancy, Marble), Banana Republic Moonless Night Long-Sleeve Cozy Top, Neutral T-Shirt, Nike Free RN Running Shoe, Nike Featherlight Baseball Cap, 50 for Your Future, Solange A Seat At The Table

See Also: Bri’s Favorite Things¬†2015,¬†2014,¬†2013

Mixtape for Netflix

It’s July and I already have the¬†perfect low-cost, tech-savvy gift idea for teens, adults and everyone in between! The gift idea comes courtesy of Netflix.

Flixtape is a short playlist of Netflix titles based around a theme, a mood, or message. It‚Äôs like a mixtape, but for Netflix! If you’re a fan of a few shows you think your pal would like, create¬†a Flixtape and share it with your bestie! No shipping is required AND you can gift the SAME Flixtape to multiple people. How cool is that? If you need some inspiration for what to include, use Bri’s Commandments¬†and Google “best netflix series”. Here’s what my search results turned up:

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I can tell you straight away that I’m all over the first two series shown above: Orange is the New Black and House of Cards. In fact, I only spend $20 on Netflix per year. That gets me 2 months of viewing (the subscription costs $9.99 per month). When new seasons of OITB or HOC come out, I simply buy a month, binge watch the episodes¬†and use the remaining time to catch up on anything else that has caught my eye. #dontjudgeme You can also view new Titles on Netflix here.

NOW, BACK TO MY FABULOUS GIFT IDEA. All that is required is a Netflix subscription and a little elbow¬†finger grease to set up the playlist flixtape. If you purchase a $30 subscription your pal will get¬†3 months free. It’s the gift that keeps on¬†giving long after the holidays!¬†You can also EMAIL the subscription the day of!¬†This is absolutely perfect for me because I’m thinking about taking a Christmas vacation this year. Oh, and while we’re on the subject of gifting¬†via email you can also apply the same concept to music with¬†Spotify¬†(my fav) and Apple Music.

#giftcardsgonewild #everybodygetsgiftcardsthisyear #happyegifting

BONUS: For tips on how to find the best Spotify playlists, click here

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Favorite Things 2015

It’s time! For the 3rd year in a row, I’m sharing my favorite gift ideas for 2015 – all of which are things¬†I have purchased for myself this year (why give someone something you wouldn’t want??!) Whether it’s your mom, girlfriend, sister or maybe a special treat for¬†yourself, these gifts will certainly make a splash!! Enjoy and Happy shopping!!! See also 2014, 2013

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Pandora Ring, Gucci Nail Polish in absolute purple, Fossil Watch, Sole Society Duffel/Weekend Bag, Converse, MCM Reversible Tote, Gucci Bree Wallet, Kate Spade Ring Dish, Yves Saint Laurent Black Opium Parfum, Astrology Cosmetic Pouch, Tom Ford Concealing Pen, Cara Beanie, Burberry Merino Scarf