The exquisite fashion retailer Calypso St. Barth is currently running a standing ovation worthy promotion that benefits charity. Starting today 11/13 through the 17th – anyone who brings in a gently worn sweater (women’s, mens, kids) into any Calypso store will receive 20% off Calypso sweaters and your sweater donation will go to Covenant House charity. This is where I feel my favorite statement applies, “because giving back is fashionable”. I hope you’ll consider popping into the Calypso store here in Seattle or in your area to donate a sweater to someone in need.

Calypso Cares

To give you a little more to go off of, I had the chance to hang out at the Calypso St. Barth store at University Village here in Seattle and boy did my heart skip multiple beats as soon as I walked in. Bright colors, soft textures, pretty shiny sparkly things, the store is like a fashion Heaven. First I’ll talk you through this divine sequin gown I tried on that is surely red carpet worthy.

Calypso St. Barth sequin gown

Calypso St. Barth gold sequin dress

As soon as I saw the beauty on the hanger (I just love sequins so I can spot them anywhere) I knew I had to try it on. For being a formal gown filled with sparkle it was really comfortable, we paired the dress with a delicate set of gold earrings and a fun navy blue clutch. If you have any kind of formal event coming up, consider this showstopper.

Calypso St. Barth ruby army jacket

This ruby army jacket was another winner in my book, here I wore it has a top and turned a scarf into an infinity scarf (thank you, David). To soften the look we added a really lovely delicate gold necklace, I could see myself wearing this top in a variety of different ways- it was my favorite casual look.

Calypso St. Barth winter wear

This fabulous winter outfit make made me feel like I was ready to hop on a plane and go skiing in Aspen. I’ll be honest I was a little nervous of wearing corduroy pants but was really surprised at how much I loved them, they felt great and are perfect for winter weather. The sweater you see me wearing felt so luxurious and warm it was hard to get me to take it off. My gloves, boots and hat really enhanced my Après-ski look.

Calypso St. Barth beaded clutch

I had to snap a picture of this beautiful beaded clutch, the texture and detail was really what caught my attention. This would be a perfect accessory for upcoming holiday parties and fun nights out with friends.

I hope you’ll take the time to visit the Calypso store in University Village or one near you to participate in their Calypso Cares initiative. Don’t forget all you have to do is bring in a gently worn sweater to donate and you’ll receive 20% off a sweater in the store from now until Sunday 11/17. Happy shopping!