Two market indices hit record highs yesterday (I won’t go into how useless they are as a measure of the economy; many others have covered the topic in the past) which adds yet another frothy layer to an economic outlook that bears an air of “irrational exuberance.” Retail continues to teeter on the edge of collapse, pressured by both a…

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Nearly everything (excluding the accessories) that I am wearing in this post is currently on sale at Ann Taylor, which is running a store-wide 50% off promotion on full-price styles and an extra 60% off sale styles with code OURTREAT. You can stack code THANKS7 with this offer which takes $50 off orders over $100 (will work on promotional styles, but…

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Just a short post today highlighting an excellent sale: until the end of today, dresses and jumpsuits at Ann Taylor are 55% off, no code needed. You can stack code THANKS7 for an extra $50 off orders over $100. On everything else, take 50% off with code HOPTOIT until 04/20/19. The jumpsuit featured here is only available in (very) limited…

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Thank you, Walmart, for partnering on this post! For the second half of my Walmart partnership, I want to share some casual basics for spring from the We Dress America campaign that I wore on repeat during a recent trip. Like other pieces from the collection, everything that I am wearing here is available in inclusive sizes ranges and have…

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I puzzled at length over J. Crew’s deep discounts and Mickey Drexler’s “retirement” several weeks ago. Then, in late March, J. Crew shared financial results for the quarter ending February 2, 2019, and suddenly, the question I posed at the end of my rant had an obvious answer: J. Crew was running fire sales because its inventory had ballooned to…

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