Tuesday, March 31, 2015

The Trade Market: Looking to Buy


Welcome to the Trade Market! This is Effortless Anthropologie's weekly buy posting. You are welcome to create classified-style listings in the comments or link to an outside auction service. Please note that resellers are not permitted. Please note this post is for buying only -- there is a separate selling/trade post below.

All transactions listed within are conducted independently of this blog and as such I have zero involvement. If you have a positive experience you're welcome to leave a comment stating such. If you have a negative experience please send me feedback directly via email to snapsparkchik (at) gmail.com. Please make sure to read The Trade Market Guidelines before posting. You can view past Trade Market posts by clicking on the "trade market" button in the sidebar. Cheers to a wonderful community!


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The Trade Market: Looking to Sell/Trade


Welcome to the Trade Market! This is Effortless Anthropologie's weekly buy/sell/trade posting. You are welcome to create classified-style listings in the comments or link to an outside auction service. Please note that resellers are not permitted. Please note this post is for selling/trading -- there is a separate buying post above.

All transactions listed within are conducted independently of this blog and as such I have zero involvement. If you have a positive experience you're welcome to leave a comment stating such. If you have a negative experience please send me feedback directly via email to snapsparkchik (at) gmail.com. Please make sure to read The Trade Market Guidelines before posting. You can also view past Trade Market posts by clicking on the "trade market" button in the sidebar. Cheers to a wonderful community!


The EA Trade Market is now also on Facebook. Get the details here.
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How to add photos to your IntenseDebate comment.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Off topic: Shopping victory found me during Bloomingdale's Friends & Family promo

So tempted by this beautiful goddess dress from BCBG.

Anthropologie may not be having a sale today (though the extra 20% off sale promo continues) but plenty of other retailers are doing their best to tempt me into shopping! This past weekend I took advantage of Blooomingdale's Friends & Family promo to pick up some workout gear and new bras. Inside, what I got and a bunch of other things I'm wishing for right now.


Sunday, March 29, 2015

Playing the Sale Guessing Game!


Let's try this one more time, shall we? Anthropologie has an extra 20% off sale items promo right now (use the code EXTRAEXTRA at checkout). Typically Anthropologie doesn't overlap these codes with new markdowns, however one can always hope.

Hoping for new sale items tomorrow? What will happen in the morning? It's time to play the Sale Guessing Game and speculate!

I have a hunch that late week is more likely than early week due to end-of-the-month inventory. Could I be wrong? Absolutely.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Investigating Anthropologie's Newest Arrivals PLUS take an extra 20% off sale!

Whenever Spring weather finally arrives in New York City, I plan to wear something similar.
In this look: the Circle Lace Tank ($68), 7 For All Mankind Freesia Skinny Jeans ($198),
Lien.Do Amorzao Slingbacks ($178) and Delphic Tile Scarf ($98) worn as a head wrap.

Before we get to the new goodies, Anthropologie is offering an extra 20% off its sale this weekend! Use the code EXTRAEXTRA at checkoutMy picks would be the Apsley Sloped Armchair ($800 before the 20% off); the Essential V-Neck ($30 before the 20% off); the J Brand Maria High-Rise Jeans ($150 before the 20% off); the Sorel Joan of Arctic Knit Boot ($100 before the 20% off); the Dainty Sparkle Necklace ($40 before the 20% off) and the Adelais Pendant Necklace ($50 before the 20% off). This promotion is valid in-store too!


Although it would be very easy for me to pick apart what I'm finding wrong among Anthropologie's newest and recent arrivals, one look at my wishlist is all it takes for me to realize that hmm, perhaps it's a good thing I don't love everything. I am on a budget after all even if my dreams often easily eclipse that magic monthly number.

Right now I'm especially impressed by Anthropologie's flats selection...I've added 5 or 6 pairs to my wishlist and I'd love to buy them all! They just keep selling out too quickly. I guess some are more stealth about these things than me. Also highly impressing me is Anthro's jewelry, which has returned to a more balanced take between big, clunky statement pieces that are fun but not everyday wearable and the daintier, more delicate pieces I enjoy adding to each day's outfit as the finishing touch.

Inside, what's been added to my wishlist and shopping cart in the past couple of weeks...

Friday, March 27, 2015

Eye Candy: Anthropologie April 2015 catalogue


Note: Looking for popbacks? Here's this week's open thread.

Anthropologie's April 2015 lookbook didn't get a shopping preview that I know of -- instead it's already made its debut just in time for the weekend! Free Shipping is also still working as of this writing; use the code FS150 at checkout for free shipping on orders of $150+.

I'm all about the kite photos used in this shoot! What a creative way to summon up some nostalgia (who didn't fly kites as a kid?) while showcasing some beautiful clothes. The kites also speak nicely to the wayward hemlines in a lot of the pieces here...which I'm a bit less enamored with. Are this month's looks worth splurging on? Let's take a closer peek.

{Weekly} Popbacks Open Thread



By request of the community comes this weekly post. Please use this post to list website popbacks that you see on your wishlist, via search engines, or in your shopping cart. Popbacks go very quickly but hopefully by having them in one place will be helpful. Please do not use this post for store sightings.

Thursday, March 26, 2015

This gear makes working out all the more fun

In this outfit: Onzie's Elastic Tank ($45), Espana Capri ($65) and Criss-Cross Bra Top in Espana ($42).

I am training for my first-ever triathlon at the moment and as my training and dance schedule kicks into high gear, my investment in workout clothes has increased to match. Many days of the week I work out twice -- before work and after work. Even with two rest days and the occasional day off I need lots of clean stuff available to get me through the week.

Which is why it's so exciting that workout gear keeps getting prettier and prettier! I've tried nearly enough stuff to do another round of reviews (you can see the previous round in this post) but until then I wanted to showcase two of my favorite mixable outfits, put together brilliantly by Carbon38 using entirely Onzie gear.