Weekly Shopping Update

April 24, 2014

Carven Silk Crossover Cutout Floral-Print Dress
Mother of Pearl Cotton & Silk Floral-Print Dress

Retailer: Saks Fifth Avenue 
Discount: Friends & Family Sale until 4/28; shop online with code FRNFAM. Usual designer exclusions apply. 
Picks: C/E The Fling Distressed Boyfriend Jeans, DvF Britta Leopard Jacquard Jacket, Joie Mehira Linen Blazer, Nanette Lepore Beach Breeze Dress, Tadashi Shoji Lace Banded-Waist Gown, and Tory Burch Silk Paris Dress.
Smythe One-Button Blazer
Retailer: Tory Burch
Discount: 25% off nearly everything with code FRIENDLY; excludes pre-order items.
Talia Dress | Sydney Flat Sandal
 Left: Paris Dress | Robinson Striped Shoulder Bag | Robinson Striped Tote | Rue Sandal
Right: Valerie Dress | Oversized Square Sunglasses | Sadie Patent Slingback
Left: Perla Dress | All-t Crossbody | Sadie Patent Slingback
Right: Kane Sweater | Kyra Jacket | Alaina SkirtRue Sandal
Left: Baleares Underwire Top | Baleares Skirted Bottom
Right: Baleares One-Piece | Botanical Skinny Multiway Scarf
Left: Rhonda Dress | Sadie Patent Slingback
Right: Jessa Top | Eliana Pant | Robinson Printed Smartphone Wristlet | Riviera Canteen | Tasia Sandal
Retailer: Zara
Picks: My most recent order was mostly unsuccessful but I do have a recommendation for those 5'2 or shorter: the Botanical Print Dress from the kid's department. I'll share pictures of the dress in a separate post but consider it an unusual and interesting piece at a fair price.
Botanical Print Dress
I won't comment at length about the following, I think these pictures speak for themselves and explain well why they were returned. Most Zara kid's pieces are more short adult-unfriendly than you'd expect but I never learn.

If you have questions about a specific item, please leave a comment below.
Dress with Bow and Box Pleats | Size 13/14
Striped Shirt with Anchor Applique | Size 13/14
Checked Scarf
Flower Print Dress | Size 13/14
T-Shirt with Applique | Size 13/14
Retailer: H&M
Picks: Puff-sleeved Top, Satin Dress, Pleated Dress, Silk Shirt Dress, Sleeveless Dress, and Peplum Top in Lace.
H&M Lace Skirt
Retailer: Alice + Olivia
Discount: 25% off off everything, no code needed.
Picks: Gilberto Lace Box Pleat Skirt, Crochet Lace Back Zip Short, Laine Puff Skirt, Azieb Crochet Lace Bra Top, and Percie Bustier Maxi Dress.
Connelly Striped Short Sleeve Boxy Top | Daven Leather Center Pleat Skirt

Retailer: American Eagle  
Discount: Take an additional 50% off clearance items.

Retailer: LOFT 
Discount: 50% off everything code RUSH50.
Picks: Eyelet Sundress, Scallop Cotton Eyelet Tee, Linen Canvas Jacket, Embroidered Eyelet Shell, and Shirred Cap Sleeve Blouse.
Scallop Neck Cotton Sweater | Slouchy Linen Shorts with 9 Inch Inseam | Pink Stone Leather Bracelet
Retailer: ASOS
Discount: 25% off tops and accessories, no code needed.
My picks: Darling Eliza Lace Top, Traffic People Nana's Closet Mini Lace TopBlazer In Crepe With Vent Side, River Island Orange Stud Box Clutch, Warehouse Jewelled Neckline Tee, and Oasis Stripe Lace Top.

Retailer: Forever 21
Picks: Blooming Maxi Skirt, Structured Mesh Skater Skirt, Ethereal Draped Front Blouse, Dreamy Floral Bustier Dress, and Belted Bow Sheath Dress.

Retailer: The Gap 
Discount: Extra 30% off sale with code SPRING; exclusions apply. 
Picks: Sleeveless Shirtdress, Stripe Fit-and-Flare Dress, Floral Moto Jacket, 1969 Western Shirt, Fish Scarf, and Floral Sateen Dress.

Happy shopping!

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  1. Quick question for the Zara kids botanical dress- does it have any stretch or not at all?? Thanks!

    1. There's almost no stretch. I would not recommend it to bustier gals for that reason. The cut is a tapered shift but the length is borderline indecent on me. Hope this helps!

      (would've shared quick snaps here but my phone ate them)

  2. OOOOHH...darn it. I guess that means that Zara kids dress would be too inappropriate for me...

    Did you keep it? I would love to see you style it!

    1. I did keep it! I haven't had a chance to edit pictures yet so it might be another week or two before it shows up on the blog. Will measure the total length and share it here over the weekend. :)

  3. I was totally eyeing that botanical print dress and the anchor striped shirt/dress from Zara Kids! Totally bummed about the length, :(.

    1. Because your legs go for miles, the botanical dress will be more tunic length on you. Which isn't to say you shouldn't get it, just that you'll have to be creative with the styling. :D

  4. Also, the striped shirt/dress isn't too short so it might work for you. The sleeveness dolman design is just unflattering on me. Plus, I have 500000+ striped dresses. :)

  5. Haha, I have totally been eyeing a number of the same pieces from ZARA kids!


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