Well, the sale at Anthro today started off small, but got a bit bigger - the site has been slowly increasing the amount of things it showed as marked down. By the time I got through it all, I'd only ended up with a small collection of 'likes'.
It does seem like they're fully transitioning into fall, with a lot of basic tees and all their sandals on sale.
I almost pulled the trigger on the Embroidery Pattern Skirt, which got a second mark down, but just couldn't do it. We'll see if it hangs around on the site for a day or two.
There's also free shipping going on now, but only if you include a full-priced item in your order. Seems like a smart business strategy on the part of Anthropologie, since I never buy full-price there, but this has made me think about it. Of course, you've got to balance the price of your item vs. the price of shipping. 'Did you add this $20 item just so you could save $9 in shipping? Is that really logical?' :-)
Anyway....on to the sale! Here are my few pieces of choice:
|Longwing Pullover - now $50|
Hopefully you'd wear this over a cami, and not just over your bra like I've seen some girls in London do. Please, please, don't succumb to the sheer-shirt craze. I actually had just added this to my wishlist yesterday. Guess I didn't notice it on the site previously. Cute - and could be worn over a dress or a long-sleeve tee just as easily going into fall.
|Baubled Fan Pullover - now $70|
This has been getting lots of interest over at Effortless Anthropologie, and has rave reviews at Anthro. I tried this on during my visit to the Regent Street shop last month. It really is cute, but I found the fabric to be horrible. Weirdly stiff and itchy and polyester-like. Ick. After trying it on with several skirts, it grew on me a lot, so I think the initial impression of the material was something I could get over. But probably not for $70.
Oops - this is supposed to be my items of choice. It's cute! Really! Sorry if I just talked you right out of it.
|Cairngaan Point Cardigan - now $60|
This is another item I didn't spot on the site previously. I know, I know - I've got enough navy cardigans (it does come in ivory and moss green, but the navy looks the best online). I've seen no sign of this on in the stores, and I wonder whether it's more diaphanous than it seems, as has been the case with many of the newish Anthro cardigans. I would like to see it in person before pulling the trigger, and I certainly don't need it, but something about it makes me want to belt it over a turtleneck and brown boots and walk through the heather.
Now, J hates jersey dresses (I've talked him around this a little) and so I'm glad this dress wasn't around 6 months ago, because I think I would have pushed heavily to have this be our bridesmaids' dress choice. For a jersey dress, it's versatile enough that I can easily picture it dressed up with the appropriate accessories. I love the draped neck and the perfect-for-whirling skirt. Why do you think they call it the 'Whirligig'?
Of course, there's plenty more in the sale section at anthropologie.com. Anything catch your eye?