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We DID it, friends! We got the kids off to school in a sophisticated and orderly fashion. There were no protests, no tears and definitely no tantrums as they headed out the door.
Oh, wait! That was a dream. It was actually a hot mess, as usual.
On the bright side? I had so much fun back-to-school shopping over the past few weeks. While I’m shopping for my boys, I also like to pick up some shiny new accessories for myself. It’s a great way to recharge, refocus and of course, buy a few gorgeous things because dammit, we deserve it. But I’m not into splurging; instead, I like to find designer dupes that will do the trick. And for the last month, I’ve found some pretty (and pretty darned affordable) gold “working girl’ items from Amazon.ca.
Why gold? Why not! It’s shiny, sparkly and lends a touch of sophistication to all of your tech and office needs. And even though many of these item are priced too-good-to-be-true, I’ve been testing them out for the past month and can attest that they’ve stood up to my frequent (and not so delicate) use. If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to take on the gold trend, here are a few must-have pieces!
ACCO Gold Tone Jumbo Paper Clips. These distinctive paper clips feature an eye-catching gold tone finish, and the smooth surface allows clips to slide easily without damaging papers. Plus, they’re rust-proof with a polished finish, so they’ll stand the test of time. $5.41 and FREE shipping.
Sharpie Metallic Fine Point Permanent Markers. Why label stuff in boring old black when you can leave your mark in gold? The reliability and dependability of a traditional Sharpie marker is now available in opaque gold! The brightly colored ink is quick-drying, permanent, and both fade- and water-resistant, making them great for a variety of colouring and crafting purposes. This package contains two fine-tip markers; $4.97 and FREE two-day shipping for Prime members.
ESR iPhone 7 Plus Case (Lace Pattern). While technically clear, this case is perfect for gold-toned phones as it lets the beauty shine through. I love the touch of delicate prettiness this case offers while protecting your phone. $12.99 and FREE one-day shipping for Prime members.
Shimmering ESR iPhone 7 Plus Case (Sparkles). I love these inexpensive iPhone cases so much I just had to buy two! This case is an almost perfect dupe of a Kate Spade version that can run you $60+. I’ve received tons of compliments – it’s one of my fave purchases. $13.99 and FREE one-day shipping for Prime members.
(Of course, both cases are also available for iPhone 6 and other devices as well.)
Mosiso Plastic Hard Case Cover for MacBook Air. This cover actually comes in a variety of hues (over 30 to choose from!) but of course I settled on a sparkly shade. The case is fully vented for safe heat disbursement and allows full access to all buttons and features. Plus, it has a snap on design for easy on, easy off assembly. $19.99 and FREE one-day shipping for Prime members.
VicTsing 2.4G Slim Wireless Mouse. Confession: I can’t use a laptop without a mouse, and I am *so happy* with this slim, noiseless mouse. That’s right, no clicks! Plus, the anti-fingerprint and sweat-resistant finish makes it skin-friendly for constant use. The mouse is compatible with Windows 7/8/10/XP, Vista7/8, Linux and Mac OS. $13.39 and FREE shipping for Prime members.
Physicians Formula Argan Wear Ultra-Nourishing Argan Lip Oil. I’m obsessed with lip oils but not obsessed with paying $30 per tube. This two-pack for under $15 does the trick; the 100% pure argan oil treatments add a hint of color and shine while delivering deep hydration that nourishes and soothes lips. And, they smell delicious. $13.49 and FREE one-day shipping for Prime members.
Love what you see? Grab all of these gold-inspired goodies (and much, much more) at Amazon.ca. You can also enter to win a $100 Amazon.ca gift card below. Good luck!