Monday, July 8, 2013

Fourth of July Outlet shopping

The holiday weekend is over and now, back to reality (a.k.a work). I couldn't find time to post these fitting room pics over the weekend but hope you guys still find this post helpful. My husband and I spent our Independence Day at the outlet mall. We were out for 6 hours and below is what we came home with =) Let’s start off with my favorite find of the day at Kate Spade.

 


Kate Spade offered 50% off the entire store plus an additional 20% off all handbags. I bought this wallet a couple months ago when I was in Chicago and am absolutely love it. I was thrilled to see the matching cross-body. I was going to get the yellow one to match my wallet but the husband said I need variety =) I ultimately decided to go with the red/orange one. My sister and my Mom each left the store with a purse as well. 3 purses would normally cost us over $800 and we ended up paying a little over $300 for all. What an incredible deal! I really love mine. It’s stylish yet practical. I will provide more close up pictures in a later post.

 

Next stop - Banana Republic: 

Although, the prices were great, I passed on everything just because I wasn't in love with any of the pieces enough to make a purchase.



I actually liked this dress. It fits well and is really affordable. However, the material is so thin and it shows everything in person. Yikes!

 
{The jade color is lovely in person but the dress itself is nothing special}


{Who doesn't love gray and white stripes, right? but sadly, it was way too big on me}
J.Crew Pineapple case

Next stop - Ann Taylor

 

I took this skirt home with me (see it on Jean). A size 00P measures 13" across the waist and 19" in length. The fit is passable on me. It could be a bit slimmer tho. I will try to slim it myself since the lining isn't attached to the skirt itself.

  {Love the on trend black and white stripes but the smallest size was way too big on me} 

I hope you all had a great holiday weekend. We came home just in time for a BBQ with the family and were able catch some fireworks later that night.

17 comments:

  1. Great finds and awesome deals! I love the first dress and the Kate spade!

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  2. Your day of shopping sounds fun and fruitful. I hope you had a relaxing time off work.

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  3. omg.. I wish I went on that shopping journey with you! That looked like so much fun. Glad you got some great deals!

    Christy
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  4. Dang girl! What an amazing haul!!!! Glad the little one was well-behaved! Did your older one spend the day with grandparents? I love the crossbody Kate Spade bag too! Love the variety :).

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  5. Wow, that's an awesome deal at Kate Spade. I really like both skirts from Ann Taylor, but they run a little too generous for the 00P for my liking. I'm wondering if putting it through the dryer would help shrink it a little lol

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  6. wow that's an awesome deal, love the KS of course.

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  7. What a great day! The Kate Spade bags really stand out to me. I really want one...one day it will happen !

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  8. Yay for sales! I actually couldn't tell if there was even any Independence Day sales..since it was in the middle of the week, I wasn't sure if it was the weekend before or after. But I went shopping the weekend before and there wasn't any Independence Day promotions and my aunt told me she went afterwards and still nothing.

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  9. Wow, glad you found so many great deals! Disappointing that the gray striped dress was so big on you, it had so many pretty details!

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  10. Wow, it looks like you found a lot of great deals! Those bags are super pretty.

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  11. oh wow! you scored some awesome stuff! i love that yellow kate spade and stripey dress. looks so good on you.
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