An Evening in the Parc

by Lauren Setum

I know it’s a wee-bit cold in Minneapolis today, but there are still fun times to be had around the cities. Tonight, I’ll be heading to Northeast for Parc Boutique‘s social media party. Complete with Surdyk‘s appetizers, fabulous fashion and great company, it’s sure to be a fantastic evening out. The party starts at 6pm so stop by after work and see what’s new in store. Here are some of my picks from the store’s current offerings:


Denim Baseball Cap  |  Striped Henley Dress  |  Leather Tote Bag  |  BB Dakota Hana Coat  |  Striped French Terry Shorts  |  Seychelles Leather Boots  | BB Dakota Yara Skirt  |  Caitlin Coat

Parc Boutique’s Facebook page is worth adding to your list of ‘likes’. They post some lovely, luxurious looking ensembles that are sure to peak your interest…




Special Deal for Salt & Pippa Readers!

by Lauren Setum

Remember my Kokoon posts from last year? You know, the one with the fabulous dress and the other one with the alpacas? Well, the designer is having a huge online sale through the 19th of this month; there are some awesome deals and beautiful pieces. Plus, I have an extra discount code for all of you! Enter PIPPA20 at checkout for an additional 20% off of sale prices. My sale finds are below (keep an eye out for them in future New Outfit posts); visit Kokoon’s website to browse more designs.

**Please note that prices listed below do not yet include the extra 20% discount you get when using the code PIPPA20



Don’t Box Me in Cardigan ($34)


gemma dress


Gemma Wrap ($59)




Farrah Wrap dress ($59)

Get Your Pantone On…

by Lauren Setum

In case you haven’t already heard, the 2014 Pantone Color of the Year is Radiant Orchid. I was reminded of a lovely House Beautiful cover from earlier this year…

hb cover

The color, in my opinion, can easily become a bit ‘childish’ looking if not used correctly. This living area by New York interior designer, Ashley Whittaker, however, does a beautiful job of showcasing the color in such a way that the resulting space is chic and inviting for grown ups and kids alike.


Not up for a Radiant Orchid redecorating project? Then get your Pantone on with a few additions to your wardrobe. Oh, and in case you’re wondering what color to pair with this shade of purple, I think red (generally speaking) is an excellent choice!


Cicely shift dress by Trina Turk

Jeweled clutch by Alice and Olivia

Graysn pump by Enzo Angiolini at Nordstrom

Cyber Monday

by Lauren Setum

Happy Cyber Monday everyone! Here are my picks for the biggest online shopping day of the year. Wishing you sales-galore today!


This was my indulgence for the day. Originally $218, this Nic + Zoe dress is now only $54!


Vince Camuto never disappoints. These shoes, originally $118, are now 50% off at Nordstrom.


I’m excited about this one because you rarely find Clarisonic products at a discounted price. Through the end of the day, everything is 20% off. This particular brush is being offered at a special price of $99 while supplies last.


This pencil skirt has a sporty feeling to it; very versatile. $40 instead of $60 on Zara’s website today!


This one wasn’t available in my size any more, but you should definitely get your hands on this Michael Kors dress if it’s available in yours. Originally $325, it’s now only $90.


This necklace from J Crew Factory was originally $52 but is now 50% off (as is everything on their website today!).


Loeffler Randall is having a sample sale through the 13th. They’ll be offering past designs for purchase. These black suede pumps with gold studs were originally $395, but today you can grab a pair for $198.


Last but not least, shoes that will have you ready for summer way ahead of time from Seychelles (now $44 instead of $80)

Santa’s Favorite Color

by Lauren Setum

TGIF! I’m about to head to Macy’s media preview of their Christmas display, Santaland. I can’t wait to see what’s in store! In honor of tonight’s event, here are some fabulous items in Santa’s favorite color: RED!


Stud shoulder dress Michael Kors   Bedazzled baseball cap J Crew   Arrow necklace Elva Fields   Lip gloss CVS (or your local drug store)   Plaid wrap Parc Boutique   Jeweled velvet clutch Anthropologie   Bootie Guess at Macy’s

‘Twas the Day Before Halloween…

by Lauren Setum

BOO! Scared you! With Halloween coming up, you have to be on your toes. You never know who’s hiding around the corner. Or behind a tree…


I’ve never been too big on spending a lot on Halloween costumes. I can’t always say the same thing about my daily wardrobe though. While I love finding a great deal, I also condone the occasional splurge for really great pieces. My mom is kind enough to support this belief of mine from time to time…she bought me this DV Dolce Vita polka dot dress as a birthday gift. Thanks, Karen, you’re the best! Now I’m all set for Halloween

I paired the dress with black tights from Express and Antonio Melani leather boots from a few seasons ago (similar pair via Nine West at Nordstrom)