Tuesday, November 26, 2013

{Holiday 2013} Our Cyber Monday Gift Guide

The holiday season is officially OFF and running and Revival is ready to take part.  This weekend we have three fun days to save!  Take advantage and grab all those gifts you need (and maybe a few for yourself)

11/29 - Black Friday: 20% Off all NEW clothing.  In store only.

11/30- Small Business Saturday: Purchase a locally produced item and receive a $10 off coupon to use in December.

12/2- CYBER MONDAY!: Everything at Revival Online will be 50% Off.  No shipping charges. Sorry, but all sales will be final.

To celebrate this insane savings (seriously?  half off?), we put together a little gift guide to help you find the perfect something for all those someones on your gift list.

For Your Best Gal Pal

She knows all your secrets, so you better get her something perfecto!

1. Wooden Ships Kyra Cowl Scarf in Purple.  regular price $44/Cyber Monday price $22  {shop now}

2. Wooden Ships Two Tone fingertipless Gloves in Purple. regular price $30/Cyber Monday price $15 {shop now}

3. {made} community Fool's Gold Earrings. regular price $36/Cyber Monday price $18 {shop now}

For a Sister with Southwestern Style

She dreams of those desert sunsets & loves amazing leather.

1. Baggu x Revival Custom Leather Drawstring Bag in Camel. regular Price: $80/Cyber Monday Price: $40  {shop now}

2. Revival Custom Made Turquoise Drop Necklace.  regular price: $22/Cyber Monday price: $11 {shop now}

Stocking Stuffers for us Frozen Iowans.

Hey Midwesterners, and all you East Coasters too!! We're cold.  Let's admit it.  Revival's Winter Staples make perfect gifts.

1. Delux Anastasia Trapper Mittens in Dark Gray. regular price: $30/Cyber Monday price: $15 {shop now}

2. Sock it To Me Over the Knee in Charcoal Fleck Rib.  regular price: $18/Cyber Monday price: $9 {shop now}

3. Our World Famous Fleece Lined Leggings in Black. regular price: $14/Cyber Monday price: $7 {shop now}

Black & Gold Glam

For that Hawkeye lover who loves amazing leather, great jewelry, and a lot of glam.  Or forget the football, this is perfect for anyone fancy.

1. Baggu Small Leather Pouch in Black.  regular price: $20/Cyber Monday price: $10 {shop now}

2. Baggu Large Leather Pouch in Gold. regular price: $40/Cyber Monday price: $20 {shop now}

3. Serefina Infinity Loop Arrowhead Necklace. regular price: $52/Cyber Monday price: $26 {shop now}

For Your Sister in Law if She is Fun.

Sometimes you get lucky and your in-laws turn out to be friends you hadn't met yet.

1. Wooden Ships Wink Forest Green & Gold Eternity Scarf. regular price: $40/Cyber Monday price $20  {shop now}

2. Dude Suede Pouch in Tan. regular price $28/Cyber Monday price $14 {shop now}

Alllllllll Revival Custom Made/Under $25

Perfect for a daughter, a niece, a friend.  Our Athena tee with artwork from local artist Sirus Fountain is a perfect match with our signature piece, the Linn Street Vintage Locket.

1. Revival Custom Made 'Athena' tee. regular price: $24/Cyber Monday price: $12 {shop now}

2. Revival Custom Made Linn Street Locket. regular price: $18/Cyber Monday price: $9 {shop now}


Ideal gift set for that outrageous cat lady in your life.  Also, our favorite wallet comes in 7 lovely colors.

1. Lux'n'Leather Foldover Wallet in Red. regular price $36/Cyber Monday price $18 {shop now}

2. Cheetah Print Driving Gloves. regular price: $14/Cyber Monday: $7 {shop now}

For the Teen/Under $25

Well hello!  For that phone loving gal with a little bit of an edge!

1. Studded Beanie. regular price: $22 /Cyber Monday price: $11 {shop now}

2. Field Trip 'hello' Floral Cover. regular price $22/Cyber Monday price $11 {shop now}

Sorry we Party

For the gal who can't wait to hit the town.  Our Tri Color clutch (with detachable cross body strap) goes perfectly with our gold dipped Arrowhead earrings from Serefina.

1. Tri Color Clutch Purse in Eggplant & Forest. regular price: $42/Cyber Monday price $21  {shop now}

2. Serefina Gold Dipped Arrowhead Earrings. regular price: $36/Cyber Monday price: $18 {shop now}

For the Boss/Under $  

This adorable combo makes the perfect gift for mom's, bosses, workmates, anyone!  

1. Burgundy & Cream Thick Knit Eternity Scarf. regular price $22/Cyber Monday price $11. {shop now}

2. Green Flannel Bow Gloves. regular price $14/Cyber Monday price $7  {shop now}

Locally Made Love.  

This set makes a great gift for your favorite localvore (statewide).  Pair our handknit ear warmer from Whitties Knitties (made in Iowa City) with gorgeous feather jewelry from Dani Awesome (made in Des Moines).

1. Whitties Knitties Knit Earwarmer in Mustard. regular price: $28 /Cyber Monday pricing: $14 {shop now}

2. Dani Awesome Feather Earrings. regular price: $36/Cyber Monday pricing: $18 {shop now}

3. Dani Awesome Specimen Necklace. regular price: $16/Cyber Monday pricing $8 {shop now}

Still Stumped?  Go for a Revival Gift Certificate.  It's a no-brainer.  

Available in increments of $25, $50, $75, $100, & $200.  Other amounts available upon request.

Shop now: http://bit.ly/1aR3km1


Wednesday, November 20, 2013

50% Off EVERYTHING. Cyber Monday at Revival Online.

  • Remember all 'the cutest things ever' you have been eyeballing at Revival Online?  
  • Remember all those gifts you will need in December?  
  • Remember how you have been putting off buying that new coat?  
  • Remember how your toes freeze when the weather gets cold (may we recommend our over the knee socks?)
  • Remember how you many holiday parties you have coming up (new dresses required!)?

December 2nd, 2013.  50% Off EVERYTHING at Revival Online.

  • No coupon codes
  • No shipping charges
  • No returns (sorry)
  • No problems
  • All cute.

For 1 day only.  Starting at 12:00 am and ending at 11:59 pm Monday, December 2nd.

We are adding tons of items daily.  Don't miss it, friends.

Click to pre-shop!

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Wear it Like That: Sweater Weather Fall Midi

It's Sweater Weather time, y'all.  You know what that means, right?  Adorable sweaters.  Adorable layering with sweaters.  Get ready, because we've got the cutest sweaters of the season.

Sweater: Love Stitch Cropped Pumpkin Sweater. $48 

Hat: Jeane Simmons Western Hat in Dark Brown. $42 {available in store}

Necklace: Revival Custom Made Triangle Necklace. $22 {available in store}

Skirt: Promesa Above the Ankle Maxi Skirt. $42 {available in store}

Bracelet: Revival Custom Made Classic Bar Bracelet. $14 {available in store}

Boots: Frye Cowboy Boots sz. 8. $78 {available in store}

Monday, November 18, 2013

Wear it Like That: Sweater Weather Monday Flowers

Wear it Like That has been gone for awhile but we are back and cozier than ever!  Here we make adorable outfits, so you don't have to.

Brrr..most of these days are pretty chilly.  If they aren't, we all know they soon will be.  Good thing Revival has the CUTEST sweaters around.  Ever.

Sweater: Blu Pepper Secret Garden Knit Sweater. $62 

Dress: Very J Velvet Halter Mini Dress in Black. $48 {available in store}

Bag: Baggu Large Leather Pouch in Gold. $40

Shoes: Revival Resale Stella McCartney Snakeskin Shoes sz 9.5. $48 {available in store}

Rings & Bracelet: Marida Gumball Rings & Midi Rings. $26 

Sunnies: Replay Mad Scientist Sunglasses in gold. $32 {available in store}

Click to shop Sweater Weather!

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Wear it Like That: Sweater Weather Sunday Funday

Wear it Like That has been gone for awhile but we are back and cozier than ever!  Here we make adorable outfits, so you don't have to.

Brrr...most of these days are pretty chilly.  If they aren't, we all know they soon will be.  Good thing Revival has the CUTEST sweaters around.  Ever.  This Sunday Funday ensemble is cute enough to take you into Monday.  Pair your favorite jeans with our gorgeous patchwork sweater, a pair of boots, a cozy knit cap and you are good to go!!  

Sweater: Love Stitch Winter Blue Bird Thick Knit Sweater. $72 ***Best price around!!! 

Top:  A&M White top. $32 {available in store}

Necklace: Revival Custom Made Turquoise Drop Necklace. $16 {available in store}

Hat: Modena Pom Beanie. $16 {available in store}

Wallet: Lux'n'Leather Foldover Wallet in Camel. $36

Pants: Revival Resale Big Star Jeans sz. 26. $18 {available in store}

Boots: Mui Mui Flat Camel Boots sz. 8.5 $198 {available in store}

Thursday, November 14, 2013

Wear it Like That: Bumming Around Sweater Weather

Wear it Like That has been gone for awhile but we are back and cozier than ever.  Here we make adorable outfits, so you don't have to.

Brrrr....It's chilly and there is no denying it.  Good thing Revival has the CUTEST sweaters around. Ever. This heavyweight sweater from Olivaceous has been most likely to become your favorite thing. Pair with our ever warm, classic Berry colored beanie from Wooden Ships,  teal over-the-knee socks, the perfect leather drawstring pouch, and a little bit of gold jewelry to brighten up these gray, fall days.

Sweater: Olivaceous Knit Sweater in Light Gray. $62 {available in store}

Leggings: Timing Black Zippered Leggings. $24 {available in store}

Bag: Revival x Baggu Leather Drawstring Pouch. $80 {shop now}

Socks: Girly Over the Knee Socks in Teal.  $16 {available in store}

Necklace: Dinosaur Toes Hematite Spinning Pendant. $48 {shop now}

Bracelet: Revival Custom Made Iowa Heart & Home Bracelet. $12 {available in store}

Hat: Wooden Ships Knit Beanie in Berry. $28 {shop now}

Boots: Vintage Rainboots {sold}

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Revival + RSVP = Extra Iowa City Cute


You might not have noticed but here at Revival we have a MEGA store crush on our Northside neighbors, RSVP.  The Iowa City mothership for the letter-loving & detail-oriented, RSVP is really just the cutest!  Whether you seek the perfect way to say 'thank you,' invites to your fabulous summer solstice party, candles to make your home smell like heaven (or an absent boyfriend---the scent we chose), or inspiration to organize your life in an adorable, color coded way; visit RSVP.  They have exactly what you need, and you will probably walk out with a few extras too (the perfect lip gloss, a birthday card for your dog, seriously beautiful wrapping paper).  

On the eve of their annual Holiday Open House, and in celebration of their 15th anniversary, we shot a few pics of one of our favorite shopgirl gangs wearing a few Revival styles!  Just as they say, 'MAIL IS FUN' (and stylish, and chic, and always appreciated) and so are the ladies of RSVP.

{Niki: Store owner, beloved leader, and champagne apprecianado}

Niki wears a black eyelit blouse and Serefina leather and chain necklace

{Nateasa: Vintage Colorful} 

Nateasa in a gorgeous Revival Resale dress from Helmut Lang and gold gems from Serefina.  

{Josie: Redheaded Siren}

Josie wears our Spanish Rose dress from Effie's Heart and jewelry from Serefina.

{Amber: Simple, earthy, tailored}

Amber wears the Colorblock Shift Dress and our very own Goosetown Vintage Locket.

{Katie: the Classic}

Katie wears our Halter Neck Mini Dress in Black Velvet.

Trust us, these gals are sooooooo much fun.


Sunday, November 3, 2013

Shopgirl Top 10: Hännah's Current Faves

Top 10: These are a few of Shopgirl Hännah's favorite things!  

We have so so so so much adorable stuff right now, it was quite tough for Hännah to pick her current Revival favorites.  But as a lass of strong opinions, our favorite flame haired Shopgirl was up to the task!!  A lover of mixing trends, Hännah's favorites range from comfy daytime knits to vintage fur capes and flirty lace dresses.    

This is Hännah.  She is all red hair, sharp wit, and infectious giggle.  Her taste runs all over town; from punk inspired studs & ripped up tights to sweet dresses & Southwestern prints.  

1. Wooden Ships Thick Knit Kyra Snood. $44 {shop now
2. Esley Olive & Faux Fur Anorak Coat. $158 {shop now}

Infectious giggle
3. Knit Flora Beanie: Tan & Black. $24 {shop now}

4. Nordic Stripe Oversized Knit Sweater. $72 {shop now}
5. {made} Community Mixed Chain Necklace. $36 {shop now

6. Erica Weiner Lady Mary Gunmetal Bracelet. $60 {shop now}
7. Revival Resale Religious Medal Bracelet. (available in store only)

8. Revival Resale Free People Black Lace Dress. $48 {SOLD}
9. Revival Vintage Fur Collared Black Cape. $28 {shop now}

10. Replay Vintage Glamour Girl Sunnies. $18 {shop now

Take a look and give it a whirl!


Monday, October 28, 2013

Sheila Styles: The Fall Maxi Skirt

This spring and summer, Revival customers went bananas over the cotton maxi skirt.  Still flattering and comfortable, this favorite trend (in a gorgeous darker Fall color palette) is back and even cuter for Fall. While it won't be ideal in damp weather, until then pair with your favorite boots and you will be good to go.  Revival owner Sheila shows us how to style a Fall Maxi to fit any occasion.

Look 1: Southwestern Saturdays

A flat boot and our Orange Color block cozy over sized sweater make this Chocolate Fall Cotton Maxi weekend appropriate.  

Fall Fold Over Waist Maxi Skirt in Chocolate. $36.
Fall Colors Color Block Batwing Over sized Sweater. $78.
Revival Custom Made Linn Street Locket. $18

Look 2: Weekday Blues

Tie up your favorite chambray shirt!  It's cute.  Great for weekday running around.

Fall Tie Dye Fold Over Waist Maxi Skirt. $46.
Love Stitch Western Wonder Chambray Shirt. $42.

Look 3: Late Night Maxi

Our Striped Maxi pairs well with our Vegan Leather Moto Jacket for nights out!

Fall Striped Fold Over Waist Maxi in Black & White. $36.
Vegan Leather Moto Jacket. $62.

Give the Fall Maxi a whirl!


Sunday, October 27, 2013

This is {Fall 2013} at Revival Iowa City.

{Fall 2013} has officially come to Revival.  Cozy layers, nineties flashbacks, olives & camos, lush fabrics, and a gorgeous Fall color palette are the name of the game.  This season's fashion is all about the cute, cozy, and more than a touch of pretty.  Take a look!  We think you will love it.


A bold statement coat, a lovely classic printed dress, a vintage statement necklace, and the perfect bag. Golden Fall is vintage inspired and all pretty.


A nineties inspired black & cream baby doll dress from Dear Creatures paired with our Revival x Baggu exclusive leather drawstring pouch (oh my, it is the perfect going out size), handmade and simple jewelry from Dinosaur Toes, and cozy over the knee socks make this a look to last all winter.  


Mixing sweet and tough is the basis of our Burgundy & Camo look.  An on-trend Camo Jacket matched with a sweet sweater from Dear Creatures, a mini skirt, a pair of lace up work boots, vintage black sunnies, and a soft knit cherry red and maroon scarf for a POP of color.  This urban look will last through Spring.


Shorts in winter?  Oh yes, it can be done and it is CUTE!  Pair with your favorite tights and bring new life to your favorite pair of short pants.  While your high waisted summer cut-offs will work, Revival has selected styles designed for wear all Fall, Winter, and Spring.  We have paired our Diamond Jacquard Shorts with a rust colored top from Everly, our own Revival Custom Made Goosetown locket, and this gorgeously classic textured Windsor coat from Tulle.   


The Spring & Summer 2013 trend of mixing prints is alive and well going into Fall and Winter.  This is trend can be a challenge, but never fear!  Blending two different types of prints with a common color palette can be a snap.  We paired our mod inspired (with the cutest orange trimmed collar) Diamond Dress from Yumi with a Floral and Gold handbag and chunky Woven Friendship bracelets from Serefina for a polished and sophisticated daytime/work/dinner with friends look.  


Tribal...southwestern...western...boho; these terms have been thrown around a lot these last couple of years.  This Fall we reintroduce these popular motifs, but with a twist.  Western and tribal patterns are combined with urban and glam touches to create a cleaner, more chic Western Bohemian look - an arrowhead pendant looped with a high shine gold chain, feathers paired with fine gold mesh, tribal knits with a sharp olive army style.  Voila!  Familiar trends become new again.

***SOLD OUT (already!!) WE APOLOGIZE :( 


Your favorite pair of jeans, a cute and cozy sweater,  a dynamic everyday necklace, and a fantastic topper make for the classic Fall Saturday outfit.  Our Meerkat sweater from Yumi in trendy black and white colors managers to be smart and cozy at the same time.  


The Nineties as a style trend is back, and with it is velvet, one of the lushest fabrics around.  We adore this simple crushed velvet dress in Merlot, a gorgeous fall color.  A little romantic and a little dramatic, we paired it with our vegan leather Moto jacket for a bit of an edge.  Dress it up with a gold and go out of the town!

Happy Fall friends!