Impromptu Online Shopping : Ann Taylor Friends & FamilyNovember 23, 2010
Twitter is a bad thing to be addicted to. I am far from being an addict but my wallet has already bled profusely in the short time that I have been on it. The group of shopping happy bloggers that I follow is quick to post great deals and sometimes you blink you lose so I still haven't learned how to differentiate between a great deal and a good deal. But when Petite Little Girl posted that Ann Taylor was offering 25% off sale items on top of the 30% Friends & Family sale, I knew I was in trouble.
Fortunately I didn't go overboard, I ended up getting two skirts and a pair of shoes online and then grabbed a pair of shoes (the Perfect Leopard Pumps) and a dress in stores for my mom.
The skirts fit ok...they are both semi elastic-y around the waist so it's not uncomfortable (just a tad loose but nothing major) but I think the length is a little unflattering on me. If I hadn't been on a shopping spree I would have kept both without needing any advice but with the impending Black Friday sales I want to keep my options open. They are perfectly prim for work and not a terrible fit considering the luck I have had with work-appropriate skirts.
The Petite Exposed Zipper Ponte Pencil Skirt is back in stock for 00p (what I am wearing). It looks almost black in the picture but is more really dark navy in real life. I thought the zipper in the back would be too tacky for work but they are pretty understated so that's not really a concern for me.
Perfect Covered Platform Pumps in Seal Grey are amazing, they are a little high but perfectly comfortable to walk in. Little to no slippage even though I took the 7 (which fits true to size but I am between a 6 1/2 and a 7 so it's slightly big on me). Sorry about the pixelated image below - I forgot to take pictures and had to crop these out from another outfit picture. They are olive-ish in person and in pictures...not that I am entirely sure what seal gray is supposed to be.
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