Weekly Shopping Update: Piperlime, H&M, ASOS, J. Crew & Dahlia

February 12, 2013

I shopped a bit but didn't buy much. A filled-to-the-brim closet will do that to you!

Retailer: Piperlime
Discount: 20% off most sale merchandise with code XOXO
Picks: The Boutique 9 Zanny Wedge Boots I wore in several recent posts are only $69.99 (plus 20% off). I am tempted to get a back up pair. My calves are 13" wide and athletic in shape - and there's still room in these boots to accommodate additional layers - so if you have thin calves these might not work for you. I am also eying the Pim + Larkin Addison Jacket, the Bardot Bilson Crop Jacket and the MK Military Metal Bar Jacket.

Via Spiga Tasha | Ivanka Trump Amoro | Corso Como Del
Kate Spade Licorice | Truth or Dare Floriku | Jean-Michel Cazabat Eris
Steve Madden Triumpp | Kate Spade Krysta | Badgley Mischka Monique

Retailer: J. Crew
Discount: 30% off final sale styles with code STYLE30.
Picks: Sizes are sparse after several rounds of discounts and stackable sales so if you have a "must-buy," you should get it now. I plan to stock up on cozy basics like the Cambridge Cable Chunky Turtleneck Sweater (which I own in yellow and wear constantly), the Cambridge Cable Crewneck Sweater, the Collection Cashmere Mini-cable Sweater, the Collection Cashmere Crewneck Cardigan, and the Cambridge Cable Turtleneck Sweater.
New styles were added last week so I think this sale still has promise. Sizes are selling out pretty quickly so bookmark pages and refresh in the morning.
Wool Crepe V-Neck Dress | Collection Lace Dress | Memo Dress | Jules Dress in Trompe l'oeil Lace | Jules Dress | Director Dress
Nolita Jacket | Bow Coat | Metro Coat | Majesty Peacoat | Lady Day Coat | Wool-Cashmere Peplum Coat | Boulevard Trench
For pictures of items I blogged about previously, here's a quick list and  the accompanying product page and blog link: J. Crew Schoolboy Blazer in wool flannel (posts here and here), Lady Day Coat (posts here and here, also in black, yellow, and pink),  Mona Pump/Cece Ballerina Flats/Martina Patent Wedges/Valentina Patent Pumps (blog post), Funnel Coat (blog post, here in black and in mint), Edie Purse (blog post), Crewcuts Bow Coat/Gold Button Coat (blog post), Classic Mini in Felted Wool  (blog post),  No. 2 Pencil Skirt in Corkscrew Tweed (blog post), Janey Flats (blog post), Hacking Jacket in Double-serge Wool (blog post), Sterling Skirt in Double-Serge Wool (blog post), Lady Jacket in Double-Serge Wool (posts here and here), Petite café capri in wool (blog post), Lace-printed Sweatshirt (blog post), Lady Jacket in Corkscrew Tweed (blog post), and the Bow Coat (blog post).

Retailer: H&M
Discount: 30% off one full-priced item (coupon here)
I marched into H&M the other day armed with a 30% off coupon fully intend on making a purchase but walked out defeated. I tried on a few items that seem to hold promise but left them behind because I didn't "need" them.

I found a few utility jackets but they all fell short of my expectations. The material for this jacket was a bit thinner than I am looking for. It also had a row of studs across the right chest pocket which I wasn't a fan of.
in size 2 / tag
I didn't like the brown trims/details for the second jacket I tried on and the smallest size available was a size 4 which was slightly big on me. I did like the structure that stiffer material lended this jacket.
size 4 / tag
I really liked this chiffon blouse with flap chest pockets and rhinestones (tried on both colors) and thought the material was thick and sturdy (a plus for this material, I think). My only hesitation was that several rhinestones fell off when I was trying on the shirts in the fitting room so I reluctantly left them behind. For $39.95 (plus any one of H&M's numerous coupons) and a little at-home DIY to reinforce the rhinestones, this could have potential. 
Retailer: Dahlia
Discount: Winter Sale - up to 70% off.
Notes: Styles are not particularly petite friendly so size down.
£20 Lily | £20 Kingston | £15 Margot | £15 Pittsburgh
Retailer: ASOS
Discount: Winter Clearance - up to 70% off
Picks: Trendy, cheap thrills. I ordered the Coat in Leopard for fun and almost kept it but I can probably find something better for $35.
Happy shopping!

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