Weekly Sale Update: Banana Republic, J. Crew, Bloomingdale's, the Gap, and SaksNovember 08, 2012
The Forever 21 Veteran's Day sale is officially on. Use code VETSDAY12 for 50% off sale items. Free shipping is offered on orders of $50+.
|Faux Shearling Jacket | Contrast Blazer | Crest Button Jacket|
|Zippered Racer Jacket | Leatherette Jacket | Quilted Jacket|
Friends & Family sales started today for the Gap Inc. labels and will run through November 11th. For Banana Republic, use code BRSAVE30 for 30% off full-priced styles at checkout. Free shipping on orders of $50 and more. For the Gap, use PRESALE at checkout.
|Ponte knit v-neck sheath | Julie belted sheath | Knot front sheath | Draped knit dress | Ponté knit dress|
The Alice + Olivia Victoria Peplum Dress is included. It's one of my favorite purchases this year and I kept it in navy.There is another option with a square neckline here.
|Wearing a size 0|
Another dress option that I considered recently is the Black Halo Jackie O Dress (two-tone version available), which would've been a winner if I were (much) taller. The size 0, which measures 42.25" long, 12.5" across the waist, and 17.5" across the hip, falls several inches below my knee and the armholes were a bit too big. The concept is interesting and I would eventually like to try the Jackie Mini Dress.
The Rebecca Minkoff Becky Jacket is also available - in red, with sequins, in black leather, in royal blue, in two-tone, and in yellow - on the Bloomingdale's website. I did not like how the blazer fit me as it made my shoulders look really wide.
The size 0 measures 16" across the shoulders, 19.5" in total length, with 21.5" long sleeves.
J. Crew's sale section got a healthy update as well as some additional markdowns this morning. The extra 25% off sale is still going strong, just enter OURTREAT at checkout to see the discount (valid on purchases of $150+).
I picked up a few items not on final sale with this discount - including the Girls' Pleated Swing Skirt in Herringbone (this is marked final sale on the website but I asked J. Crew's customer support team to add a note to my order to ensure I can return this).
|Top: Schoolboy Blazer; Bottom: No. 2 Pencil Skirt, Cafe Capri, and Pleated Swing Skirt|
Another fan-favorite that is also on sale is the café capri in wool, which I tried on here. These capri's are also available in herringbone, silky dot, silk scarf foulard, tweed, pop art print, safari cat print, and paisley.
Some interesting pieces that are worth a look are the silk boy shirt in French Hen, the Sterling skirt, the Blythe blouse in silk, the Jules dress in wool, the Flair skirt in double-serge wool (reviewed here), and the lady jacket in double-serge wool (reviewed here).
Full-priced styles can also be had for 25% off. I am still not sure that graphic sweaters are for me but I do enjoy the idea of them.
|French Hen | La Parisienne | Frenchie (currently sold out)|
|Wearing a size 2|