to shop / {sale alert} 50% off urban outfitters sale

From now through 7am Tuesday morning, get an additional 50% off sale items at Urban Outfitters. No code needed and automatically shows up in your cart. I’m not a fan of their house brands, but like most of their third-party brands. My picks:


Image source: Urban Outfitters

Keds Pointer Leopard Sneaker ($30) / BAGGU Canvas Duffel ($35) / Bing Bang x UO ring ($10)
Hazel Embroidered Dress ($30) / Vegan Leather Jacket ($50) / BAGGU Canvas Duffel ($35)
INDISPENSABLE Sashiko Tote Bag ($35) / New Balance 574 ($35) / Cosabella soft bra ($25)

to shop / urban outfitters sale + 10% off

Urban Outfitters has a few designer brands that I love visiting periodically, because they go on sale. While the designer directory is nowhere near as exciting as their UK counterpart’s, it’s not bad. Some brands that I’ve kept an eye on are Paul & Joe (love their cosmetic bags), Danish Wood Wood, Le Mont St. Michel, A.P.C. Madras, and Sessun.

Purchased at UO’s sister, Anthropologie, ages ago.

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to shop / lace, liberty, and eyelet

Everyone close to me knows that I looooove lace and eyelet. And prints by Orla Kiely, Marimekko, or Liberty of London. Some current faves:

(Clockwise from the top left. Photo credit: Saks.com, Urbanoutfitters.com, Aritzia.com, and Madewell.com.)

1. Marc by Marc Jacobs Edith Eyelet Top from the Spring 2011 collection. I had my eyes on this top for a long time and it took Saks long enough to add it to the markdowns. I strategically redeemed some American Express Membership Reward points in advance of the sale and snagged the last one, which happened to be in my size. (Tip: You can return gift cards and get your reward points rebanked. You can’t beat Amex service!) The eyelet is intricate and the construction is impeccable. I got a few eyelet tops made in Shanghai in 2007 and this is one of those items where you really need source the eyelet from the right place. The dress version is also gorgeous.

2. Urban Outfitters Staring at Stars Eyelet Blouse. Their product styling needs major help. I rarely scour Urban Outfitter and came across this top when I was going through their boutique, where it’s styled much more attractively. I love the neckline! I haven’t seen it in person yet, but the reviews are favorable. Not on sale yet.

3. Sessun Riverside Dress. Sessun is a great French label that can be lumped with A.P.C, Comptoir des Cotonniers, etc. Buried in the details is the Liberty fabric. I adore Liberty prints and fabrics, which have been made popular in recent years by J.Crew, Cacharel, and the Target collab. The prints are so cheerful. This dress is currently 50% off.
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