Thursday, July 11, 2013

Lazy shopping: July clearance sales

Conventional wisdom says that if you wouldn't pay full-price for something, you shouldn't buy it on sale. I say conventional wisdom is boring. When prices hit 50%, 60%, even 70% off, that's the time to go nuts and buy something kah-ray-zy. Sequined shorts? Okay! Scuba dresses? Why not! Fun prints? Totally! When you take a risk and push your fashion boundaries, you end up with cool statement pieces that live in your wardrobe forever. July is the perfect time to score major fashion bargains with staying power; here are some of my favorites.


Clockwise from top left:

B Brian Atwood Fontenay Hologram Pumps, $222
Milly Neon and Mesh Dress, $170
Diane von Furstenberg Suki Sequin Shorts, $159
Rag & Bone Large Pilot Bag, $359
L.A.M.B. Carter Lucite Sandals, $130
Joie Mehira Printed Blazer, $180
Marc Jacobs Leopard-Print Pouch, $150
Milly Twill Peplum Skirt, $80
Giles & Brother Cortina Bracelet, $82.50
Equipment Brett Silk Leopard-Print Blouse, $125

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