Friday, November 27, 2015

UPDATED: Turkey Day weekend 2015 deals around the webby world

For Black Friday you can take 25% off your entire Anthropologie purchase. Details here.

Not feeling shopped out yet? Still have presents to buy? Inside, a roundup of Black Friday promotions from around the web that have already begun, featuring some of the retailers beyond Anthropologie that I love.

UPDATE: Anthropologie has extended its 25% off storewide promo through the weekend! Details on Anthro's Black Friday promotion are here. Get answers to any Anthropologie Black Friday questions you may have here, plus my picks.

Inside, some fun deals for Black Friday 2015 and the weekend...

Thursday, November 26, 2015

Anthropologie's Black Friday promo has begun online!

IMPORTANT NOTE: Anthropologie stores are CLOSED TODAY for Thanksigivng.

Happy Thanksgiving, wonderful EA community! Anthropologie decided to give Anthro members a little extra perk today by starting its Black Friday promotion NOW. Hooray!

Here it is: Take 25% off the entire store with the code SHOPTOIT at checkout.

Anthropologie stores are closed today, so for now this promo is only valid online. This is quite a nice Black Friday treat!

Got questions about PAs, using your birthday discount or other Black Friday-related queries? Check out this post for answers. I've got a roundup of other Black Friday deals in that post, which I'll update as new deals go live tomorrow. And picks too!

Tomorrow the promo will also work in stores. Need a little bonus to encourage you to head into your local Anthropologie store? OK, how about pretty little poppers Anthro's giving out with your in-store purchase...that could include anything from a little free treat to a $500 gift card! You can check what time your store opens here.

And if you don't plan to shop at all today...I think that's super cool. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

The 2015 Anthropologie Black Friday prep post + Other Black Friday deals around the webby world that have ALREADY begun (updated)

In-store Friday at Anthropologie: poppers are back!
These little delights hold all sorts of treats inside, redeemable for everything from 
gift cards to playlists to a gift basket filled with items chosen by your local Anthro store!

It's that time of year when everyone runs around like a chicken (turkey?) with their heads cut off in hopes of scoring amazing shopping deals. On gifts. Yeah, gifts. For...other people....that happen to wear the same size as me...and like the same stuff I like.

Yes, it's time for Black Friday, the day of insanity. What's Anthropologie offering Black Friday, over the weekend and on Cyber Monday? Find out inside.

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

UPDATED: Anthropologie's SALE is here to stuff us full of delights!

Anthropologie has unveiled a beautiful, large sale before Black Friday to tempt us into both gift buying and well, maybe some self-gift buying too. New Sale is here! The Fresh Cuts page has now updated with a cornucopia of new markdowns in Clothing, Accessories, Shoes and Home too! There are also just a few 2nd/3rd/etc cuts.

Thanks as always to all of our community tipsters! I'll have the Black Friday prep post up later today -- if you can, you'll want to set aside a few hours to check this site on Thanksgiving in the evening...

And if not, I totally get it. Personally I will NOT be working on Thanksgiving thankyouverymuch. I'll be spending time with friends and family. But you community, I am super thankful for. You too Anthro.

As always, Happy Hunting!!

Highlights from the sale include:
Acanthe Skirt (now $50), Style No. 4120340380012 -- love, love, love this skirt! OOTD
Anzere Print Tank (now $40), Style No. 4112340386775
Astin Wrap Skirt (now $70), Style No. 4120211625043
Belted Military Anorak (now $80), Style No. 4115800430168
Candela Loving Boots (now $300), Style No. 36749695
Cirro Cardigan (now $70), Style No. 4113210823707
Colorblocked Knit Pencil Skirt (now $50), Style No. 4120339182135
Cubanas High Field Booties (now $120), Style No. 37001252
Current Tank (now $40), Style No. 4112463691004
Cutout Stripes Dress (now $80), Style No. 4130339185315
Diamond Dot Vegan Leather Skirt (now $70), Style No. 4120339182934
Elemental Threaded Earrings (now $20), Style No. 37265204 -- own and love these!
Embroidered Butterfly Buttondown (now $50), Style No. 4110382016885
Embroidered Denim Shift (now $140), Style No. 4130089177603
Evaline Dress (*select colors* now $80), Style No. 4130084328036
Florilege Coat (now $140), Style No. 4133335850011
Gabriela Sheath (now $170), Style No. 4130403041707
Kelsi Dagger Emma Tall Boots (now $140), Style No. 36634525
Layered Blush Tank (now $30), Style No. 36651701
Lenora Scarpe di Lusso Rita Embellished Heels (now $230), Style No. 36767648
McGuire Academy Skirt (now $100), Style No. 4120462970099
Melodist Pencil Dress (now $200), Style No. 4130231805211
Miss Albright Frilled T-Straps (now $100), Style No. 36560266
Miss Albright Fulton Knee Boots (now $200), Style No. 36238319
Salta Cowl Vest (now $60), Style No. 4114237434535
Vegan Suede Bomber (now $100), Style No. 4133346820025
Vitis Crossbody Bag (now $190), Style No. 36097855

Other new cuts include:
Abroad Anorak Vest (now $190), Style No. 4115237980010
Abstract Blooms Petite Dress (now $70), Style No. 4130204584177
Antibes Tee (now $30), Style No. 4112346822746
Askew Shirtdress (now $80), Style No. 4130226840008
Alarie Dress (now $150), Style No. 4130231805311
Backstory Tee (now $30), Style No. 4112265632633
Billy Ella Shimmer-Toe Heels (now $90), Style No. 36431138
Black Tie Gown (now $450), Style No. 4130097538090
Brahea Stripe Dress (now $300), Style No. 4130058184118
Café Rings Tray (now $100-$140), Style No. 35938489
Caria Midi Dress (now $160), Style No. 4130275871124
Circle Lace Midi Shift (now $100), Style No. 4130580816801
Citizens of Humanity Dakota Denim Jacket (now $250), Style No. 4115225555705
Colorblocked Petite Dress (now $80), Style No. 4130204583170
Copper Pebbles Tray (now $130-$175), Style No. 35938398
Crimson Wool Cape (now $80), Style No. 4114265407589
Debizaza Jacket (now $170), Style No. 4115402350090
Demesne Tunic Dress (now $280), Style No. 4130069067070
Dittany Cami (now $30), Style No. 36367639
Draped Lorine Top (now $40), Style No. 4112211811220
Ellis Lace Top (now $50), Style No. 4112257233311
Essential Midi Slip (now $40), Style No. 35557909
Flores Petite Sheath (now $70), Style No. 4130204580777
Forestblock Dress (now $90), Style No. 4130225331515
Fourth Street Swing Skirt (now $60), Style No. 4120346823726
Frye Parker Boots (now $190), Style No. 37496510
Gaia D'Este Adriatic Boots (now $300), Style No. 36829737
Gaia D'Este Giulia Boots (now $280), Style No. 36829471
Garden Fete Dress (now $330), Style No. 4130204599679
Garden-Hem Dress (now $150), Style No. 4130275871098
Harvest Foliage Pitcher (now $60), Style No. C36212330
Honorine Mini Skirt (now $80), Style No. 4120335962018
Hoss Intropia Suede Moccasin Booties (now $180), Style No. 35228808
Houndstooth Wrap Coat (now $100), Style No. 4133346826221
Ivy Hooded Jacket (now $80), Style No. 4115230650912
Jardinier Petite Dress (now $80), Style No. 4130204580474
Lake City Vest (now $80), Style No. 4115230650012
Larkhill Swing Dress (now $120), Style No. 4130580816791
Liebeskind Catacomb Boots (now $230), Style No. 37140894
Liebeskind Weavework Boots (now $180), Style No. 37141488
Lien.Do Alta Lace-Up Boots (now $230), Style No. 35738319
Lien.Do Baja Boots (now $140), Style No. 35739432
Lien.Do Erizo Boots (now $170), Style No. 36112423
Linen Pocket Tee (now $30), Style No. 4112340385284
Marieta Dress (now $160), Style No. 4130275871208
Market Street Shirtdress (now $150-$190), Style No. 4130597095750
Mazie Skirt (now $60), Style No. 4120348695128
McGuire Sailor Blazer (now $200), Style No. 4115462971517
MiH Bonn Skinny Jeans (now $130), Style No. 4122267195401
Mount Airy Skirt (now $80), Style No. 4120267265063
Mythos Dress (now $150), Style No. 4130071182009
Ombre Garden Peasant Top (now $50), Style No. 4112017561412
Omna Pullover (now $60), Style No. 36718732
Oversized Spacedye Sweatshirt (now $50), Style No. 4112265637684
Pani Peplum Tank (now $40), Style No. 4112236204347
Pattern-Blocked Pocket Tee (now $30), Style No. 4112339189886
Petalstripe Petite Dress (now $60), Style No. 4130204584917
Pieced Brocade Dress (now $150), Style No. 4130231804141
Plaid Acreage Dress (now $80), Style No. 4130382320308
Pleated Peplum Buttondown (now $50), Style No. 4110226840024
Quilted Denim Jacket (now $90), Style No. 4115581480556
Rhone Textured Dress (now $290), Style No. 4130022966541
Rosalie Tiered Sweatshirt (now $50), Style No. 4112581342628
Rouge Stripe Pullover (now $50), Style No. 4114337682781
Ruched Pencil Skirt (now $50), Style No. 4120063630010
Scooped Swing Tee (now $40), Style No. 4112209026269
Setora Nut Bowl (now $7), Style No. H35704006
Shaded Garden Dress (now $80), Style No. 4130089936814
Shadowplay Column Skirt (now $90), Style No. 4120267264335
Shimmered Rose Skirt (now $150), Style No. 4120204599003
Splendid Delora Mid-Boots (now $160), Style No. 36631216
Splendid Sullie Boots (now $180), Style No. 36622355
Splendid Tandie Wedges (now $100), Style No. 36623544
Sweaterknit Swing Top (now $140), Style No. 4114071189904
Swiss Dot Draped Top (now $40), Style No. 4112265633638
Tanwen Pencil Skirt (now $60), Style No. 4120275520099
Tied Jersey Dress (now $170), Style No. 4130275871137
Vicenza Gridwork Heels (now $70), Style No. 36252435
Willa Buttondown (now $50), Style No. 4112017563993
Windowpane Plaid Sweatshirt (now $40), Style No. 4112346827729
Woodnote Ice Bucket (now $30), Style No. 36127215

Playing the Sale Guessing Game {again}

Anthropologie's sale is updating tomorrow with fresh cuts in advance of Black Friday!! No, we do not yet have information of what Anthropologie's Black Friday 2015 promotion will be. Probably late tomorrow we'll know details. You can check out last year's Black Friday promo here and the prep post here.

Right now Anthro has a few promos running: take 25% off Anthropologie dresses (sale dresses too!) AND get Free Shipping on orders of $150+Use the code HURRAH at checkout. Also, most full size bags are 25% off. These promos looks to expire tonite.

What will be on sale tomorrow? Let's play the Sale Guessing Game to influence Anthropologie!

Tis the season for decorating with West Elm!

West Elm's fresh wreaths are made to order and smell amazing, like the Magnolia Berry Wreath ($79).

Note: Anthropologie Sale is confirmed for tomorrow, so the Sale Guessing Game will be up this afternoon!

Like many retailers this season, West Elm has kicked off its Black Friday promotion a little early! Right now they are running their semi-annual Buy More Save More event, a tiered promo that can save you up to 25% off your purchase.

In the past I've used this promo to furnish my apartment -- both my couch and my nightstands are from West Elm, as well as my favorite furry pillows -- and this year I'll likely use it to pick up most of my holiday decor.

Inside, more about their delightful wreaths and picks from all over the store, including some fun quirky gifts.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Anthropologie's December 2015 lookbook and new arrivals

A very Anthropologie winter look. The Overland Sweater Coat ($138) and Embroidered Flannel Tunic ($128).

Anthropologie unveiled its December 2015 lookbook quite early this year! Whether the thought was to get us excited about the holidays, or because perhaps a Gifts lookbook is coming during the month, I'm happy to get an early peek at the newest looks. But...once I started looking at the images I was not very moved. I'm very happy that Anthropologie continues to produce a monthly catalogue but their process in selecting the clothing, locales and poses is a total mystery to me. It's hard to not feel a little let down by this mishmash especially compared to last year's tale of 3 sisters.

So instead of focusing on the catalog -- which you can see here -- let's talk about some of the fun new arrivals, shall we? Come inside to have a chat...

Banana Republic has two great deals going on right now!

Oh, Banana Republic, I'm so upset with you right now. You did exactly what I hoped you wouldn't do -- after less than a year, you moved the fabulous Marissa Webb out of the Creative Director position and into a 'creative advisor' role, whatever that means.  It's hard not be frustrated by that move just 18 months into her tenure...especially when the store was turning such a brilliant corner. But its hard to argue with quarterly results and they've been pretty bad for BR recently. This store is one of my work clothing staples so I want them to do well!

So, I'll be enjoying the last of Ms. Webb's Creative Director designs while I can. Right now, to help in that effort Banana Republic is running two pretty sweet promos. First, they are offering 40% off your purchase with the code BRFRIENDS. All Monogram items and BR Picks are excluded from this promo which eliminates a lot of beautiful options, but there are some other pretties worth highlighting.

Inside, those items, plus details on the other promo BR is running right now...