Happy Sunday! A great sale just started at Ann Taylor: sale styles are an extra 60% off, no code needed, until Monday night. This little jacket (last seen here) is still available online in a number of sizes, at a very reasonable price now that it’s on further sale. Also on sale are the Rosalyn Suede Leaf Heeled Sandals, which I own…

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I made a bad purchase recently. I don’t make many of those these days, as I have trained myself to return things that don’t work immediately, but this dress… I thought it had potential (for me). It’s one of the “affordable’ styles that J. Crew introduced into its lineup that looks close enough to a good basic, but had been…

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♥ Happy 7-Eleven Day! Today we all get free Slurpees! ♥ AI is better than people at recognizing patterns, which makes it a natural replacement for wholesale and retail buyers. This New York Times story does end on a hopeful note, though: our inferior brain may be our saving grace and what slows the rate of automation. ♥ A recent study examining the mere…

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Sale Alert: For anyone looking to add the Black Halo Jackie O dress (reviewed here) in a spring color to their closet, Saks Off Fifth has it on super sale in “Daytripper” coral/pink. Only sizes 0 and 2 remain in stock. I packed my “bleisure” wardrobe for a recent work trip, and this is one of the outfits that was…

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♥ I am not someone who enjoys wishing ill on others, but I hope Mitch McConnell gets “frequent mandatory updates on his pc … that require immediate restarts … with no document recovery.” Blocking the confirmation of Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court will be the career-defining feat of McConnell’s tenure as Senate Majority Leader, a GOP victory made even clearer as…

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