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The ole switcharoo

Tried a red, long-sleeved version of this dress on at Anthropologie that’s been out for a while. It was awesome. Saw this on Modcloth (it’s new to the site today) and contemplating getting one or the other. Same dress? Half the price. What up with that? I’m guessing the Modcloth version is a lighter weight fabric (you can see the light through the dress at the bottom of the Modcloth dress and the fabric is not clinging to the form as the Anthro one does).

Anthropologie – $178 – 48 inches long

Modcloth – $79.99 – 41.5-43 inches long depending on size

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Friday’s Fab Finds under Fifty ($50)

Nothing like a Friday work break to check the latest and greatest online sales. Yes most of them are summer-y and light-weight dresses but short enough to be worn over leggings (or jeggings) and with a belted sweater for fall. If you are fans of Free People, Roxy, or J.Crew you should especially take a look at their sales right now.

Favorite Steals

Free People Into the Wild Dress $40 – originally $98

Free People Into the Wild Dress

Anthropologie Long Embrace Cardigan $50 – originally $100

Anthropologie Long Embrace Cardigan in Gold

Kensie Viola Logo Temple Sunglasses – $50

Kensie Viola Logo Temple Sunglasses

Newport News Fish-Scale Textured Ballet Flats – $19 – originally $30

Newport News Black Fish-Scale Textured Ballet Flats

More Goodies

J.Crew Ruched V-neck Dress $25 – originally $60

J.Crew Cascade Ruffle Dress – $50 – originally $80

J.Crew Rogue Ruffle Dress – $50 – originally $88

J.Crew Sale Dresses

Roxy Hazlenut Sun Convertible Dress – $19 – originally $45

Roxy Train Journey Dress $50

Roxy Skip Around Dress $19 – originally $40

Roxy Sale Dresses

Express 2-in-1 Lace-Back Dress $48 originally $80

Express 2-in-1 Lace Back Dress

Urban Outfitters Sparkle & Fade Knit Cutout Back Flare Dress – $48

Urban Outfitters Sparkle & Fade Knit Cutout Back Flare Dress

Kensie Stella Cat’s Eyes Sunglasses- $50

Kensie 'Stella' Cat's Eye Sunglasses

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Summer transition to fall

My new theory is that the worse weather gets in other parts of the country/world, the better it gets in Sacramento. The nights have been cool and we’ve stayed out of the triple digit temperatures more than usual. Whether it’s global warming or global cooling fall is just around the corner. For those of us with limited closet space, it’s almost time to do the bi-annual wardrobe change-up – when the summer frocks get stored to make way for the fur-collared sweaters. Here are some of my favorites from the August 2010 Anthropologie catalog to inspire for your fall transition.

Calderbrook Blouse

Terrace House Jacket in Orange, River Tyne Tee in Moss

Rushcliffe Cardigan

– From the Desk of Wade and Associates

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