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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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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The Shopbop Buy More, Save More event is now live! Until 03/02/19, enter code GOBIG19 at checkout for up to 25% off your entire purchase (including sale styles). This is one of my favorite sales of the year, as the list of exclusions is quite short (really just Canada Goose, Kate Spade, Tumi, Senreve, and Acne Studios. Qualifying items are…

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