The other day I was at Macy’s and I couldn’t help but notice the bulging, messy, overcrowded clearance rack. I can’t keep all of the markdowns straight, but the items were already discounted 60%, and then were reduced 25% more, and you could get an additional percentage off if you had some coupon, or some card, or something else that I didn’t have. So, I was really torn. I wanted to go through that rack because I knew there were great deals to be found, but my head was spinning just looking at it. Why is it that clothes become less attractive once they are marked clearance?
Recently, J.Crew devotees have expressed concern with the quality, fit, and design of J.Crew’s spring and fall lines. But, a few posts ago, I urged you not to end your relationship with J.Crew. If you need further convincing, just check out this skirt. Read more
Anthropologie is giving away 5 shopping sprees with a personal stylist. All you have to do is post a photo on Instagram with your most inspired Anthropologie moment, and hashtag it #SummerInASnap and #AnthroContest. The contest ends on July 31st. Read more
Well, what do you think? Is this cardi a toss or treasure. The color is lovely. I think that turquoise blue is flattering on everyone. On the other hand, I’m not sure about the leaf thingamajigs over the buttons, and the full drapey sleeves. It doesn’t look very current, so I’m afraid it’s a toss. Of course it’s not horrible, I’ve seen much worse. But I think you can do much better.
How about these cardis instead: Read more