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Sale PSA: An easy and comfortably wearable wedge sandal from Stuart Weitzman (I’m partial to the cork), now 40% off, an adorable teal smiley face pouch from Anya Hindmarch, now under $250, the classic Burberry “Kensington” trench in black, now 40% off, an absolutely lovely calf hair leopard print clutch from Victoria Beckham, now under $700, and a cutout bootie from Steve Madden, now under $55 (I also love these grecian flat tan sandals – I’ve mentioned them before I know – now just $45). 

Saks also currently has a one day sale, for up to $175 off your purchase with code JUN16. Use the code on a sale item, like this AG denim jacket (already a great price) or Rebecca Taylor off the shoulder dress, or on full priced items which rarely if ever go on sale, like my favorite Gucci Marmonts

Here’s a few pictures of what I’ve been wearing the past few weeks…and a few more shots of the Sabi shawl as well!

I have a special place in my heart for peasant dresses, and almost always end up buying them when they aren’t too sheer, can be worn with a regular bra without showing, and are knee length or a bit above. Luckily for my wallet, most peasant dresses don’t fit all three criteria. This Alice & Olivia dress one did, so I had to try it.

I think this dress is gorgeous, but if you’re a shortie like me, I’d say that it runs large (I’m wearing a 0 above), and also a wee long (if you’re taller, I think it’d look amazing on). The drop waist was a really awkward look on me, and in fact I was going to return the dress until I realized I could simply tuck in the waist for a blouson look. I’d probably have waited for a sale regardless for a dress like this, but I had a specific event a few days later which I knew it’d go well for, and gave up on trying to find another less expensive option. This scenario has been happening to me more and more often since baby’s arrival, by the way.

My sandals are Caslon and were a pleasant surprise. These are true to size to a tad small – I’m usually a 6.5, but needed a 7 in these. They are super light, quite comfortable, and a great summer sandal option, for under $100. Mr. Feather likes these too! I wish there was a suede option, but the leather on these is very soft already.

Evelyne

Banana Republic dress (similar here, another option under $120, ), Stuart Weitzman sandals (similar here in a lower heel, and a less expensive version by Sam Edelman here).

I bought this white knit dress from Banana Republic earlier this summer – it was my first purchase from Banana for what feels like years! I’ve been finding a lot of very tempting goodies there lately though, including this very fabulous navy jacket. Continue Reading

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