Email: Frugal never looked so fine

Hey, did you know Anthropologie has like 40 items for under $100? Their latest email says so! Anthro, I love you, so don’t take it too harshly when I say that I rolled my eyes when I saw this. Click through the email and it takes you to the Pocket Pleasures page highlighting items for less than a c-note like…headbands!…
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The best of what’s on sale at Anthropologie: clothing

People must really be cruising the sale section of Anthropologie’s website often, because between last nite when I took screenshots and this morning making this post several items have sold out! (Best of what sold out: the Armana Jasmine cardigan for $70.) Chances are at least a couple of the items below will be sold out by this afternoon. My…
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CURRENT CRAVINGS

Q4 same store sales down at Anthropologie

No big surprise here. All of Urban Outfitters’ brands experienced a sales dip over the last quarter of 2008. Free People had the biggest dip, which considering their niche is not a shock. From the Associated Press: Specialty apparel retailer Urban Outfitters Inc. said Thursday that its same-store sales dipped 1 percent in the fiscal fourth quarter due to current…
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Recent Zara wins + wants

SCALLOP TRIM POPLIN SHIRT
ORGANZA FLOWER EARRINGS
OVERSIZED COAT WITH POCKETS
FLORAL PRINT BLOUSE
STRIPED SWEATER
RUFFLED BLOUSE
EVERYDAY BACKPACK
BELTED TRENCH COAT
SEQUIN RUFFLED TOP
STUDDED ANIMAL PRINT SNEAKERS
POCKET CAPE
FRINGE JACKET
ROCKER LEATHER CROSSBODY BAG WITH CHAIN
HEELED SUEDE ANKLE BOOTS
PRINTED MINI DRESS
FLORAL PRINT BLOUSE
OPENWORK SWEATER
TOP WITH TIE WAIST
DOUBLE BREASTED BUTTONED COAT
TORTOISESHELL WIDE HEELED SANDALS
FAUX SUEDE FRINGED OVERSHIRT
HEELED SLINGBACK VINYL SHOE
SLINGBACK LEATHER HEELS
BACKPACK WITH RING
CONTRASTING LACE DRESS
SATIN DRESS
EMBROIDERED SKIRT
PLEATED SKIRT
OVERSIZED COTTON COAT
HEELED LEATHER SQUARE TOE SANDALS
MULTICOLOR KNIT DRESS
PRINTED KNIT TOP
REVERSIBLE XL KLIMT TOTE BAG
PLEATED SKIRT
FAUX PEARL BEJEWELED EARRINGS
EMBROIDERED BLOUSE
DOUBLE BREASTED TRENCH COAT WITH BUTTONS
SATIN SKIRT
TIED KNIT TOP
BELTED JACKET WITH POCKETS
WIDE HEELED SLINGBACKS
ANIMAL PRINT BOX BAG
LACE TOP
FAUX LEATHER SKIRT
SPARKLY KNIT BLOUSE
FLORAL ORGANZA HOOP EARRINGS
OPEN KNIT TOP
HOUNDSTOOTH COAT
RUFFLED EMBROIDERED SHIRT
METALLIC THREAD RUFFLED TOP
TEXTURED KNIT DRESS WITH RUFFLES DETAILS
STUDDED SLINGBACK BALLET HEELS
PLEATED DRESS
SUEDE LOOK COAT
CROPPED FLEECE COAT
ANIMAL PRINT MINI BAG
SPLIT LEATHER FRINGED CROSSBODY BAG
ANIMAL PRINT BLOUSE
MULTICOLORED STRIPED TOP
MOCK NECK SWEATER
PACKABLE RAINCOAT
DOUBLE-FACED JACKET
FLORAL PRINT DRESS
ANIMAL PRINT LEATHER MINI CROSSBODY BAG
ANIMAL EMBOSSED SHOPPER BAG
LACE TOP
MID-HEIGHT HEELED ANKLE BOOTS WITH STRETCHY PANELS
EMBROIDERED BLOUSE
FLORAL PRINT DRESS
FAUX SUEDE SKIRT
LEATHER MID-HEEL SLINGBACKS
ANIMAL PRINT TOP
WATER RESISTANT HOODED TRENCH COAT
SEMICIRCULAR CROSSBODY BAG
RUFFLED DRESS
PACK OF SPARKLING MULTICOLOR HAIR CLIPS
STUDDED EQUESTRIAN CROSSBODY BAG
PACK OF PEARL AND ACETATE BARRETTES
SATIN SKIRT
LACE TOP
PACK OF SPARKLING MULTICOLOR HAIR CLIPS
SPLIT LEATHER HEELED COWBOY ANKLE BOOTS
LEATHER EQUESTRIAN CROSSBODY BAG
FRINGED PLAID JACKET
BELTED COAT

Hello anthro (newsletter)

This month’s anthro newsletter reveals the origins of the sought-after Corsage Sweater Jacket from 2007 that makes an appearance every so often on eBay (it’s the photo second from the left in the collage above). I loved this mini-article! Keep them coming, Anthropologie.
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Yes, Anthro birthday discounts do exist!

Well, hello, I said to myself checking the mail yesterday. You see there was a little brown envelope from Anthropologie for me. It was a bit larger than a credit card and had my address handwritten on the front. Once in my apartment I opened it up to find a gauzy envelope with my one of my favorite phrases written…
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Like Anthro, but even rarer

I am on an Etsy kick lately. As a kid my Mom was a crafter…she would make snowflakes in the winter, baby blocks, hair ruffles…tons and tons of things. She is a weaver and a sewer and generally crafty. Me? Not so much. Oh sure I tried it all for awhile. I knitted as a 5-year-old and played with Fimo…
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Reviews: Finishing Touch Necklace

The Elusive Finishing Touch necklace ($48) I ordered in December finally came last week! (And it seems they are still having a hard time keeping it in stock, though I saw several in-store in NYC last week.) I like the 1920s-style accents on this piece…the fan next to the Florette, the multiple hoop accents on the other side. The pastel…
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