Saving with Splender

"Because I bought it on sale I actually made money."

Far be it from me to deny that I'm a shopping addict, but truly; I am a bargain shopping addict. In all its forms, ultimately I'm not happy unless I'm getting a deal.

It's a force of habit now that before making any online shopping purchases I check for coupon codes, but now that I've signed up for Splender, not only do I get to take advantage of coupon codes, but I get cash back on every purchase I make. I love the ease of finding coupons and deals at Splender, it's a clean, ad-free site, so no worries about getting some shifty re-direct when searching for a coupon code. Encompassing over 800 stores, any store I could think of to shop at, I found at Splender, plus it's completely free to sign up and use.

Even though we are into August already, there were still some fun summer trends I've been itching to try, and with the Nordstrom anniversary sale going on, it seemed like the perfect time to take the plunge and get a pair of culottes and a crop top.

What I love about these pieces is how I made them work for my body and my comfort zone. I am not too keen on showing much of my midriff, and I feel like cuts of pants and skirts that fall below my knees make me look short. However, I found these Leith high waisted culottes and paired them with the crop top to create a silhouette that both elongated and wasn't too revealing.

The culottes (now $62) were part of the Nordstrom anniversary sale and were marked down to $39.90, while the crop top was $48 (now $28.80), but because I clicked through with Splender, I received an incredible 7% cash back, which means that over $7 is coming back to me! Getting cash back from Splendor is as simple as going to their site, searching for the store you want to shop at, clicking through and making a purchase like normal. Splendor uses cookies to track your purchases, so you do need to have them enabled.

When getting paid to shop is this simple, it would be silly not to give Splender a try!

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The Rundown
Leopard Crop Top Leith via Nordstrom
Black Culottes Leith via Nordstrom
Sandals MRKT via DSW similar
Grayson Bar Bag Linea Pelle
Necklace c/o LydellNYC
Earrings Urban Gem via Rocksbox (one month free with lydiaxoxo)
Gold Wrap Ring gift from Meg similar
Gold Twisted Bracelet The Cavernous Jewerly Box similar
Gold Bracelet The Cavernous Jewerly Box
Hammered Gold Ring Thrifted similar
Sunglasses Vogue via Sunglass Hut
Nail Color "Bunny" Julep

I was selected for this opportunity as a member of Clever Girls and the content and opinions expressed here are all my own.


  1. Totally in love with the print of that top!

  2. I recently read about Splender on another blog and I have to admit, I thought the concept was ingenious - although dangerous, given that it just gives me another excuse to shop at Nordstrom online ;) Culottes have been one of my surprise favourite trends this summer. I always thought wide cut bottoms made me look short, but when I finally tried them, I fell in love and I love them just as much on others; this pair is perfect on you and it works so well with the crop top. And those sandals! They pretty much make the outfit for me I have to say :)

  3. This outfit is so relaxed and summery - and I love the print top! Kx

  4. Ooh, I do love getting paid to shop! And this is such a great look! :D

  5. Very nice ensemble! Like the top!

  6. I just recently heard about Splender, and it totally makes sense to give them a try the next time I shop online! Cash back sounds wonderful! Love the crop top you got and how you paired it with the high waist pants.

  7. I've been wanting to try a pair of black culottes and these look great! This whole like is really chic - love the crop top too!
    Jeans and a Teacup

  8. I love cash back websites you can use when online shopping! I cannot believe more people don't use them!

  9. great look. and thanks for writing about splendor. haven't heard of it before =)

  10. Wow, this is such a pretty outfit (:
    Nati xx

  11. Love the silhouette you created with this outfit. Those pants are everything! Even better at a bargain,
    xo Annie
    New England Romance

  12. Great fit and you look lovely in in this outfit.

  13. Wonderful outfit. The leopard crop top is so beautiful. :)

  14. This top is beautiful on you!


    Would love for you to stop by & join TBT Fashion link up.

  15. Amazing look!! You look so stunning!

  16. Wao...
    I am in love with that gorgeous crop top !!! Just fabulous Lydia!