Off the beaten path…Martin + Osa

I have had a long and torrid love affair with tee shirts. Everyday wear as a kid; worn like a badge in middle school; avoided like the plague in high school; obsessed over as a statement in college; shoved in storage in my early 20s and now I am once again falling back in love. Sometimes I wear tees on…
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BUILD YOUR WORK WARDROBE

Email: Winter’s Building Blocks

Anthropologie is updating their website, and the Outfits section is their latest new page. They sent an email to slyly announce it. Their angle is ‘plan now for Spring later.’ Well OK, but I still love winter! I can’t say that I think these outfits would be practical even in Spring where I live, but they are lovely! The first…
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CURRENT CRAVINGS

For the home section updated

Anthropologie has updated its “For the Home” homepage (go to the website and click on {for the home} in the navbar). The featured item is the Tagliare Console Table ($398), a piece mixing different knotty wood parcels into a rustic-looking piece of home art. I have seen tables like this a lot recently. ABC Carpet & Home has had pieces…
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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

The continuing adventures of misjudging sizes

It was love at first sight for me and the Hardwood Necklace ($168, above). I am dreaming about returning to Hawaii in the spring and I thought this would be great to wear with my brown and pink swimsuit. I knew the piece would be kind of big. My thought was that it would be about the size of the…
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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

Anthropologie accessorizes the White House

Looks like the White House is going to be a bit more whimsical for the next four years! Michelle Obama’s style has been well-documented and apparently her design sense is top-notch as well. Ms. Obama has ordered a custom settee from Vanguard Company, the company that builds most of Anthropologie’s furniture. An excerpt from the article in the Hickory Record:…
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Email: No Necklace Required

I guess the rumors are true: the statement necklace is falling out of fashion. The latest confirmation comes via Anthropologie’s latest email which highlights tops that require no jewelry added. (Well-topped tops in their words.) While I agree the shirts shows don’t really need necklaces I am not about to stop wearing necklaces. Both large and small, I love them…
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Catharsis: Order issues

Despite all the browsing and purchasing I do at Anthropologie, very little of it is actually for me. I have friends in the movie and TV industry and I like to help them shop (when they let me!). Sometimes I act as a personal shopper. And then there are those glorious times when I can shop for myself — usually…
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