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Recent Purchases: Veronica Beard, Reformation, Eric Javits

Sale PSA: An embellished clutch from Figue, now 60% off/under $150 (this is SO cute and a fabulous price – for some reason it’s not showing up if you search on Matches, I just had it bookmarked from earlier), classic brogues with a slight platform from Church’s, now 40% off, an easy padded summer slide from Cole Haan, now under $66, and a pretty bi-color rib dress from Kenzo, now 60% off/under $200. 

I know I just did a recent purchases post last week about some of my sale scores, but I thought I’d show you some of my other goodies/full price purchases as well. Yes, I’ve been very, very bad.

First up – the most practical purchase, this excellent hat. I love my Eric Javis wide brim hat so much – I pretty much wear it every day – and it’s one of those pieces I know will last me years. So I ended up buying another one – a smaller brimmed fedora.

And of course, I’ve already worn it tons. I chose the black band as I almost always have something black on, and I find the fedora style a little easier to wear for certain occasions.  It’s also handy on the playgrounds – I can’t tell you how many times I’ve smacked myself on the head on the bottom of a play structure because my larger sunhat has blocked my view, it’s truly embarrassing. Highly recommended.

Lately, I’ve had an obsession with the brand Veronica Beard. I don’t know where it came from, because I rarely “fall in love” with contemporary brands (I’d rather do either Zara or just wait for premium designer to go a zillion percent off), but for some reason I’ve been VB crazy. First with this jacket:

I have a special fondness for field jackets, and ever since I saw this one, I’ve been drawn to it. I thought it would go on sale for spring, but didn’t (WTF? I basically expect all contemporary to go on sale), so I ended up just biting the bullet for now. I love the lace details – it really reminds me of Valentino. Unfortunately I have no idea how it looks on yet, but here’s a very convincing example from the Veronica Beard Instagram. Continue Reading