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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Chanel’s two-tone leather slingbacks are among the luxury purveyor’s most celebrated and recognized footwear (second perhaps only to the two-tone ballerinas). Unfortunately for me, the shoe fits my feet wrong in too many important ways (and the lack of a proper quarter doesn’t allow for the use of cushions and other solutions). Thankfully, many “substitutes” can be found on the…

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As someone who succumbs easily to clutter anxiety (wherein inaction begets more clutter and, in turn, more anxiety), I am quick to part with purchases that neither serve a purpose nor spark joy. So I was surprised to find a box of pre-2015 purchases that I thought I had donated years ago. In that box was this “classic utility jumpsuit”…

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I have a new vice: it’s the sporadic (though not infrequent), aimless browsing of The RealReal. At this time, it does not present a major time drain–just a minute here, and a minute there–done mostly when I am waiting in line at the grocery store or on hold to be connected. I want to say I anticipated, but did not…

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Change is afoot at Ascena Retail Group, parent company of Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Dress Barn. The fashion conglomerate recently named new presidents–both merchandising veterans–for the two brands it went into debt to acquire back in 2015, signaling a renewed focus on merchandising, an area of serious concern for Ascena investors and analysts. Additionally, Lou & Grey, a brand originally…

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