Thursday, January 16, 2020

{red dress boutique try-on haul | January}

It's no secret that I not only love to shop but I also LOVE a good sale find! That's one reason I'm always shopping on Amazon ;) the prices are to die for! But I also love online boutiques... you know, the ones that have new arrivals daily, limited amounts, and the cutest/most unique pieces? Enter Red Dress Boutique. I have been shopping from them for years (since the Lesley Murphy days on the Bachelor) and only recently discovered how amazing their sale section is. Almost every piece I purchased recently was under $30 and marked down to 50% off! I had some store credit from returning pieces past the window deadline and fell in love with a dress in an email blast so I decided it was time to grab a couple of new things for 2020!

Everything I purchased is in a size Small and I'm 5'-6" for height reference. I'm also normally a 2-4 and small but if something runs big I can fit into an XS.

Feel free to email me or DM me (@jennrog on IG) if you have any questions or need help picking a size!

Love Always,

Friday, November 29, 2019

{black friday sales 2019}

It's that time of year again! Black Friday is here and some of the best sales of the year have started :) This is normally when I buy all of my Christmas presents... I like to knock everything out and get the best prices on the things my family has asked for! However, this year I didn't have time to make lists for everyone beforehand. Kyle just got back from deployment last Sunday so my brain was focused on that, packing up, and traveling to the OBX for Thanksgiving with his family. We left yesterday morning. I couldn't help but wake up early this morning to get a quick list together for those of y'all that will be shopping!

Before you start shopping... I want to quickly say thank you for clicking my links and then making purchases :) I may make a small commission from your purchase and it helps support me and keeps this blog up and running! I know a lot of you ask me for links to shop through and it means everything. I love putting this together for y'all - even if it only helps ONE person!

Abercrombie & Fitch // 50% off site-wide. No code required.

Aerie // 40% off their collection

American Eagle // 40% off + free shipping!

Anthropologie // 30% off everything

ASOS // 30% off everything with code BIG30

Backcountry // Up to 50% off (30% off Patagonia, 25% off The North Face)

Banana Republic // 40% off site-wide. No code required.

Baublebar // 25% off with code FESTIVE25

Gap // 50% off everything with code BLKFRIDAY

Goodnight Macaroon // 30% off with code GIVING30 on any purchase, 40% off with code GIVING40 when you spend $250+, 50% off with code GIVING50 when you spend $450+

H&M // 30% off everything + free shipping!

Gigi New York // Gift more, save more - save $25 with purchase of $125; save $75 with purchase of $250; save $110 with purchase of $350; save $175 with purchase of $500; save $400 with purchase of $1000

J.Crew // 50% off with code SHOPEARLY for J.Crew members + 40% off with code WHYWAIT

J.Crew Factory // 60% off everything

Kendra Scott // 25% off everything or 30% off when you spend $300+

Favorite Pieces:

LOFT // 50% off with code FRIYAY

Recent Purchases:

LuluLemon // Lots of great items marked down!

Macy's // Doorbuster deals!

Madewell // 30% off purchase with code GIFTWELL

Mark and Graham // Up to 50% off Black Friday deals, 20% off + free shipping on everything with code FRIENDS

Nordstrom // up to 50% off select items + buy more, get more for Nordstrom members

Old Navy // 50% off everything

Recent Purchases:

Pottery Barn // 25% off site-wide with code THANKFUL

Revolve // up to 50% off tons of great prices

Sephora // $15 & under Black Friday deals

Serena & Lily // 25% off site-wide with code THANKFUL

Our Purchases for the home:

Shopbop // Buy more, save more! 15-25% off varies based on how much you spend with code MORE19

Sole Society // 30% off all shoes and bags

Spanx // 20% off site-wide (Everyone's favorite leather look leggings!!)

Stoney Clover // 25% off site-wide (won't last all day)

Topshop // 50% off site-wide

Tory Burch // 30% off when you spend $250+ with code THANKS

Tula // 25% off all orders site-wide with code BLACKFRIDAY19

My Favorites:

Urban Outfitters // Buy one, get one 50% off mix and match merchandise

Wayfair // up to 80% off + free shipping!

Waiting on Martha // 10-20% off site-wide

West Elm // Buy more, save more! 15-30% off depending on amount spent with code SAVEMORE

Williams Sonoma // 20% off your purchase + free shipping with code THANKFUL

Thank you again for stopping by Southern Anchors to shop for your loved ones this Christmas! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving with their friends and family and are excited for the Holiday season!

Love Always,

Friday, November 22, 2019

{maximizing your wardrobe}

One of my favorite things to do is mix and match my wardrobe. If you can't wear something more than one way then it's not worth purchasing... I think that goes without saying haha. I leave for Thanksgiving with Kyle's family in OBX next week and have already been plotting about what to pack. It's been gorgeous here in Key West (low 70s) so I can wear a light sweater but I'm anticipating layers and booties which is making me feel very festive! Packing has always been hard for me (things everyone says) because I want to bring everything with me but keeping a suitcase under 50 lbs is torture. So I thought it would be fun to share a couple of wardrobe staples and style them with some new Loft pieces I ordered - styling them in multiple ways!

I don't want you to view this blog post as "buy this" or "you need this" - instead, I want you to view it as an inspiration. I wanted to show how adding a poncho or changing your shoes can create a new outfit and dress it up or down!

All it takes is 8 pieces to create 15 looks:

Some basics... black pants, blue jeans, white sweater, and a black shirt! Plus two pairs of shoes

Some fun tops... maroon blouse and grey layered top!

Then top it all off with some cute ponchos... one grey and one olive green!

Adding a poncho on top or switching out your shoes is one of the easiest ways to transform an outfit! The best trick in the book ;) you can wear the same shoes and pants and nobody will know hehe. Plus, this is a great way to add some warmth if you aren't a lover of big scarves (that can sometimes get in the way of eating). It's also amazing to me that changing out of blue jeans and putting on black pants can elevate your look in a snap. I only wore two pairs of shoes for these outfits but adding heels to any of these outfits can work. Nude, leopard, black, OTK boots!

Which outfit is your favorite? I hope this was helpful and gave you some ideas to shop your closet a bit this holiday season :)

Love Always,

Monday, November 18, 2019

{6 amazon sweaters for fall}

I shared a quick try-on haul via IG stories today and it made my heart so happy that y'all loved my picks as much as I do! I also asked for everyone's opinions on how to share content like this and got a resounding YES to keeping the try-ons via stories. However, a lot of y'all had a good point that you wanted to have a place where you could go back and search for them on your computer too... SO I will keep doing Instagram try-ons but will upload all of the photos to a post here (along with uploading them all to so that you can find something easily! They are saved in my IG highlights too - I know everyone loves options.

6 Sweaters from Amazon to wear this Fall

Everything is linked below under the individual photos!

$27 - comes in 7 other colors

$26 comes in 5 other colors

$26 comes in 4 other color combinations

$28 comes in 7 other colors

$29 comes in grey and black too

$23 comes in one other colorway

Hope everyone is enjoying the cooler weather or bundling up and staying warm! I always say that it's possible to dress cute even if it's cold and these sweaters prove that :)

Love Always,

Friday, November 15, 2019

{birdie's leopard flats}

I wasn't lying when I said that I wanted a second pair of Birdie's shoes! The quilting on the bottom of the shoe is so comfortable it feels like a cloud. I also have a weakness for calf hair leopard in the fall... it's the best neutral in my opinion.

When the weather gets cooler this is always an easy, go-to look for running errands, grabbing dinner with a friend, or running errands. A classic pair of dark wash jeans with a big sweater and loafers - perfection! It finally hit low 70's in Key West this week and I knew this sweater would work well because it's lightweight and loose. The cut out shoulder detail is so cute and I love that it shows off some skin - makes up for the oversized look! It's a great price point from Amazon too. Since all of my sweaters are in storage I realized I was going to have nothing to wear when I went to OBX for Thanksgiving and Baltimore for Christmas! Amazon to the rescue! I didn't want simple sweaters - I ordered things that had fun colors or patterns and different cuts! I'm excited to share some more this season. I'm really looking forward to spending some time with family and being up East!

Love Always,
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