Passing Plaid

As a kid I never loved plaid. These days I’m warming up to it. I see the hipsters in their ironic plaid and I think to myself…yes. Must have plaid. And a fedora. Possibly paired with my Converse kicks. Weirder still is that Anthropologie has a plethora of plaid proliferating pour printemps. Plaid and Anthro in the same sentence. Together.…
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RECENT PURCHASES I ♥

50 below (beach excursion)

I wouldn’t make Anthropologie my go-to store for deals but that doesn’t mean there aren’t steals to be had. Believe it or not there’s a wealth of items priced under $50 right now. I picked out some of my favorites to highlight… 1: Dunescape Hat: $42 2: Stormy Sea Necklace: $48 3. Through-Hoops Top: now $50 & Bottom: now $50…
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CURRENT CRAVINGS

Site update! Utility and 3-D Nursery

Hooray site update! Besides the Cargo Party Anthro emailed about yesterday they’ve side-barred a featurette called 3-D Nursery. A rose is a rose is a rose I suppose. Anthropologie has had a lot of flowery accents this season and I’m all for it. Click through to the featured page though and it’s decidedly selective. There’s plenty to like, from the…
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Recent Zara wins + wants

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

Site update! Slouchy tops and billowy bottoms

Anthropologie updated their homepage and truly seems to be embracing the flowiness right now. First they highlight ‘slouchy tees‘ which I’d politely suggest renaming free-flowing tops. Lots of cute ones to choose from like the Steep Stairs Tank ($78) which was part of Right Angle in their Geometry cycle last week or the The-Look-Back Tank ($68) which is gorgeous coming…
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Anthropologie gets the modesty thumbs up

USA Today spies a trend, and that trend is: modesty! Especially for teens, who have been facing less than decent options when it comes to clothes lately. What stores did young ladies in training and their parental units identify as hip yet classy? American Eagle, my new nemesis Banana Republic (aka Nanaban), J.Crew, Ann Taylor, Delia*s and Anthropologie! American Eagle…
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Coordinate Geometry

The outfits section has been updated with new looks (wow, that was fast!). This time around the theme is geometry with shapes, angles and coordinates a’plenty. My favorite outfit is vector (shown above) which has a classically simple look. Those lavaliere peep-toes ($180) sure look intense though. Which look is your favorite?
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Complete 180

Well hello website update! New items were trickling onto the site all weekend and now the homepage has been updated to match. The refresh extols the virtues of, ahem, the view from the back. Click through to the turnaround page to see the many items that feature unexpected details from behind. I am surprised that the With-The-Sun Blouse ($98) didn’t…
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