My favorite silhouette for spring is a loose, flared bottom. There’s something inherently effortless about a wide-leg pant that will relax even the starchiest of outfits. And for anyone new to this genre of pant, adding even a pair to your closet will open up new pairing possibilities. Just in time for the “Friends of Ann Event” (use code FRIENDS40…

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Amid tepid performances in every retail segment, Urban Outfitters managed to grow its 4Q sales by 5.7%, helped most by an 8% increase in comparable sales at Free People. I can’t say I am particularly surprised by UO’s performance in recent quarters, as I have contributed substantially to its growth in recent months. Les Wexner, chairman/CEO of L Brands (admittedly…

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These “Woven Peg Trousers with Obi Tie” from ASOS were a last-minute addition to a haphazardly assembled wardrobe for a multi-day work trip; it was crammed somewhat ungracefully into the front pocket of my trusty Osprey Porter 30-Liter Backpack, after I realized I failed to pack any trousers for the week. I had hope that it would prove as wrinkle-resistant…

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Boden is running a really great winter sale right now (with free shipping on orders over $49). I just noticed that that “The Classic Shirt“ is on sale in most colors–the colorway that I am wearing here is 50% off, and dug up this post from a few months ago that I forgot to finish. The size that I am…

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This Alice + Olivia embellished ruffle blouse (previously seen here) had been one of my favorite fall purchases, and it has now been marked down during department store end-of-year sales. It’s currently 49% off at Saks (sizes still complete), 33% off at Neiman Marcus and Bergdorf Goodman, and 30% off at Bloomingdale’s. I am surprised that the style made it…

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