Urban Outfitters names European COO

From the official press release: Lifestyle retailer Urban Outfitters Inc. has appointed Andrew McLean to the newly-created position of chief operating officer for the company’s European operating divisions. McLean is coming from Liz Claiborne, where he worked most recently as president of the outlet division. Before that, he was senior director and controller at Gap Inc. In his new position,…
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Surprise! The Clever & Wily Shift Dress

When I first saw the Clever & Wily Shift ($328) I purred at the cashmere dress’s noticeably Audrey Hepburn-like vibe. So simple and yet so chic. But then I saw the dress from the back. It took me awhile to decide if I like this rear view or not. I’ve come to the conclusion that I like it. It doesn’t…
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In-store: markdowns galore (online too!)

Anthropologie appears to be in the total holiday spirit. As jacquelyn noted, their website has been updated with about 50 new sale items and in-store there’s plenty more. I stopped by the 5th Ave store on my way back from running errands and the sale section is double normal size. Of note was that many of the new sale items…
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HOT BAGS UNDER $75

Arc Bamboo Clutch
Bee Shoulder Bag
Top Handle Bowling Back
Triple Zip Pocket Large Crossbody Bag
Tassel Zipper Pocket Crossbody
Two-Tone Crossbody Tassel Bag
Envelope Wristlet Clutch
Bali Rattan Bag
Acrylic Black Paris Perfume Bag
Straw Pompom Shoulder Bag
Tassel Ostrich Crossbody
Round Shoulder Bag
Small Bucket Bag
Instagram Pouch
Laser Embroidered Leather Messenger Bag
Laser Embroidered Leather Briefcase
Satchel with Detachable Bow
Top Handle Tote
Straw Crossbody
Mini Bucket Bag
Hoxis Vintage Tote
Vintage Tassel Saddle Bag
Nylon Casual Backpack
Crocodile Circle Crossbody Bag
Quilted Crossbody

Emails: ‘Twas the sale before Christmas

In true 12 Days of Christmas fashion Anthropologie is counting down the days before their Free Shipping on domestic orders over $200 expires. The 4 Days Left email extols the wonders of open cardigans while the 3 Days Left email cleverly points out that ‘not a creature was stirring except for your mouse.’ Curiously, I am only receiving these emails…
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TRENDY SANDALS AND WEDGES THAT FEEL GREAT

Nelly
Anica
Ravello
Bay 2
Ella
Kira
Bay
Breshan
Stunner
Dariella
Verdi
Payton
Bettanie
Sarina
Adalyn
Alida
Felipa
Olivia
Noemia
Noor
Roma
Brenna
Tasman
Channing
Genna Slingback
Leera Wedge Sandal
Lee Espadrille

Wish List: December 2008

Five things I am dreaming of this month… 5. What’s that you say?The Wide-Eyed beanie ($34) is for kids?Hmph. I might wear it anyway. 4. The Jam Jar cardigan ($298)is a bit overpriced to me, butthe cashmere is oh-so-soft. 3. Don’t believe the photo above —it doesn’t do the Hybrid Perpetual Necklace ($288)justice. 2. The more I see this outfit,the…
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Email: Days remain

Anthropologie’s latest email is a reminder: if you live in the United States, you have 5 days left to get free standard shipping on your online order of over $200. I personally have taken advantage twice and both orders went very smoothly. One interesting thing I noticed: my first order was large items and it shipped via UPS. But my…
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Urban Outfitters joins the NASDAQ 100

Congratulations to Urban Outfitters, Inc. which will be joining the NASDAQ-100 Index. According to the Press Release, the company had a market capitalization of $3.6 billion at the time of ranking which is pretty damn impressive! What does this mean for the end product consumer? A few things. First, Urban Outfitters (and by proxy, Anthropologie) has established itself as a…
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