Shopping List – May 2014

It’s the last weekday of the month, so that means you get a double-dose of The Glamour Less with a second post – this time on my top shopping picks for the month of May.  For this shopping list, I looked for spring-to-summer transition pieces that could easily be dressed up or down, depending on the effect of the hot and humid weather on my motivation to get all dolled up.  Though a couple of my picks are over $100 full-price (i.e., the C. Wonder dress and the Marc Jacobs top), these pieces are frequently on sale for well-below their ticket price.  In fact, the MJ top is marked down right now to $92, but I’ve seen it go as low as $81 — and for any given C. Wonder sale, you’re likely to get at least 30% off full-priced styles.

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Wear To – Airport Style

This past weekend, I traveled to Alabama for three days full of barbeque, gumbo, seven different types of whiskey, and a nail-painting extravaganza courtesy a 12-year-old cousin (check out the finished masterpiece).  While the trip itself was a much-needed escape from DC, I’m here to talk about the long and arduous build-up to any of my traveling endeavors Continue Reading

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Fashion Finds

This past weekend gave host to countless numbers of sales.  Between C. Wonder and Gap’s 40% off your entire purchase and J. Crew’s additional 40% off sale items, I was in a shopping tizzy!  Luckily, I was able to grab a couple of end-of-season pieces as well as a fun and fresh sweater that I would never have picked before (I’m working to expand my fashion palate) — and it just so happened that I kept everything black and white.  Unfortunately, I did not fully plan out my purchases Continue Reading

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