OOTD: Summer Lemons & Sale Alerts

 OOTD: Summer Lemons on www.whatjesswore.com

Maison Jules Tiered Scallop-Trim Tank Top in lemon print, size XS (review and measurements here, available in solid colors here)

Zara utility jacket (old, similar here and here)

LOFT Denim Leggings in Vivid Dark Indigo Wash, size 25/0P (old, review here, similar here)

Michale Kors Darci Espadrille Flats (review here)

Zara Mini City Bag in lime green (old from last year, similar here, here and here)

Madewell Knotshine Necklace

Skagen Hagen Leather Watch (SKW2356) c/o (also available at Bloomingdales and Overstock.com)

Tory Burch Cateye Sunglasses (style TY0755)

I wore this outfit to work mid-June and I just realized that I forgot to share it on my blog since my husband has been helping me take tons of photos lately. I need to find a better way to stay organized. By the way, I ordered this Maison Jules scallop-trim top in XXS this year but the arm holes were cut a bit too high for me to be comfortable so I had to stick with size XS which I have from last year (review here). See size XXS on Sara here.

This top fits really wide and given the odd sizing and fit I’d say that it fits like a boxy size XSP from LOFT. Take size XSP and then add another inch or so to the width on each side and that’s how this top fits. I prefer to wear a jacket or cropped cardigan over this top to hide the less than satisfactory fit since I do love the print. It’s also available in an adorable cherry print this year. The Limited also just came out with some cute lemon print tops here and here.

  OOTD: Summer Lemons on www.whatjesswore.com

  OOTD: Summer Lemons on www.whatjesswore.com

Above outfit photos by my husband @justintsaiphotography

Please check out his Flickr here


Ann TaylorGet 40% off full-price tops and save up to 60% off sale styles (shop new to sale styles here). Valid in stores and online. Sale ends 7/11 at 3AM ET. Since no code is needed for the promotion on  sale styles you can use the code GIFT10 for $30 off $60+ for even further discounts if you’re interested in ordering only sale styles. Alternatively, use the code THANKS10 for $50 off your full-price purchase of $100+. Note: The shopping cart only takes one code per order. Shop my sales picks here:

Yesterday I ordered this birds of paradise sleeveless shirtdress when my size (XSP) popped back using the code GIFT10. I added a filler item for my mom so the subtotal was over $60 in order to use the code. I noticed her item was cancelled so hopefully I secured this dress for $37.52 (including the $8.95 shipping fee) instead of the current sale price of $55. Hopefully they’re able to fulfill my order in time since my order status is still ‘processing’. 

 Ann Taylor Order 7/6/16

I’m tempted to place a small order on full-price promotional items using the code THANKS10. If you don’t mind paying for shipping then you can maximize your savings using this code online by getting your subtotal as close to $100.

 J.Crew Factory striped knit dress

J.Crew Factory striped knit dress, size XXS regular (review and measurements here, last seen here, similar sleeveless version here)

Ann Taylor Double Gusset Crossbody Bag in silver lake grey (old/sold out, similar here)

Banana Republic Gracie Espadrilles (review here, last seen here

J.Crew Factory – Get an extra 50% off clearance styles using the code CLEARIT. Valid online only. Shop my picks here:

My favorite striped knit dress pictured above is currently on sale for $46.50 but their sale prices change often so I’m sure you can snag it at a better price in the near future.

LOFTGet 40% off select full-price styles and an extra 40% off sale styles. Valid in stores and online. Since no code is needed you can use the stackable code INSIDER985* online for an additional $25 off qualifying full-price promotional purchases of $100+ (excludes Lou & Grey items). Shop my sales picks here:

I received the Lou & Grey heathered bare swing dress in grey and the material is different and it’s a few inches longer than the same dress and same size (XS regular) that I have in black (review here). The black dress is 64% polyester, 33% rayon and 3% spandex while the grey one is 53% rayon, 44% polyester and 3% spandex but both are machine washable. I washed them in cold water and air dried them to prevent shrinking.

*Similar to the month of May and June, the LOFT Insider code for the month of July is $25 of $100+ instead of the usual 25% off $100+.

 The Limited - Recent Purchases 7/7/16

LEFT to RIGHT: chambray vest, soft safari vestpleat back cami

The Limited – Get 60% off select styles, 40% off brand new arrivals and an extra 40% off sale styles. The other day I was catching up on my pins on Pinterest when I noticed that this soft open front jacket was available in what I hope is my size (size XXSP). I reviewed size XSP in this post. I also ordered this chambray vest, this soft safari vest (if it works I plan on ditching the awful belt) and this pleat back cami with adjustable straps in the hopes that it will be perfect for layering under sheer tops.

I wanted to order a bunch of other items which caught my eye including this pretty neutral drapey open front vest (available for pre-order), striped swing dress, open front duster vest, sheer printed layering top in what looks like tiny lemons and pineapple print sleeveless Logan blouse but I’m not familiar with The Limited’s prices or sales cycles so I held off for now while I wait to see which of my four items will work out. My sister gave me this drapey asymmetrical tee in size S since it didn’t work out for her. The Limited is actually her favorite store the same way I’m obsessed with Ann Taylor and LOFT.

Nordstrom – My favorite Halogen soft collarless jacket (last seen here, review here) is now on sale for $52.80. Early access for their anniversary sale starts June 14-21. I’m debating whether I should finally get a Nordstrom card but more store cards means more bills to keep track of. I’m so used to only paying the bill for my LOFT card so there have been some close calls when I shop at a different retailer despite the email reminders, bill pay reminders and flagging those emails.

6.24.16 OOTD

LOFT Denim Jacket in Mid Vintage Wash, size XSP (review here, last seen here)

Ann Taylor Matte Jersey Peplum Shell in illusion blue, size XS regular (review of size XSP here)

Ann Taylor Modern Super Skinny Ankle Jeans in white, size 25/0P (review here, last seen here)
Banana Republic Gingko Leaf Necklace (old)

Zara Gem Encrusted Slides (item no. 7506/101) – now $15.99, runs true to size

Zara – Shop their summer sale for some finds at awesome prices. My gem encrusted slides (item no. 7506/101, last seen here) are now only $15.99. I wish I didn’t pay full price for my pair but they’re perfect for dressing up any outfit. In other news, I found an almost exact dupe by Report footwear of my favorite chain sandals from last year here and here. Forever 21 also has a similar pair here.

 Lemon Print Flatlay on www.whatjesswore.com

Ann Taylor Turnlock Saddle Bag (sold out but check your local stores for more inventory, review here, last seen here)

Ann Taylor Stone Tassel Pendant (sold out, similar here and here)

Maison Jules Tiered Scallop-Trim Tank Top in lemon print, size XS (review here, available in solid colors here)

Gap STRETCH 1969 true skinny ankle jeans in white, size 25P (last seen here, measurements here)

Zara Flat Chain Sandals in gold (old from last year, item no. 2660/001, similar here, here and here

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