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    Navigating the online summer sales

    Monday, August 13th, 2007

    August is clearly a month for the sales.  Below are the picks I’ve rounded up from a few of the more popular online shops - a “what I would buy if I wasn’t agog with horror at my textbook prices”, if you will. 
    From Jake, this Sass and Bide dress reduced from $540 to $160

    This pair of […]

    A love affair can’t last forever.

    Tuesday, July 24th, 2007

    At last, an inconvenient sale at Revolve.  The first crack in our relationship, and it’s a big one at that.  With me halfway around the world o que faz um cientista de dados, there’s no way I could take advantage of this sale and still afford all my plane tickets.  I can only hope that they will have at least some of […]

    Out of reach but not out of mind.

    Thursday, June 28th, 2007

    One of the most heartbreaking things to happen to a thrify shopper is to find some hidden gem out there, realize how little it would cost to acquire said gem, and just before jumping in and getting that treasure be faced with the fact that ha-ha-ha the joke’s on you and for some reason your precious-to-be is […]

    And the taunting continues - up now, yoox.

    Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

    Yoox is having a sale on their spring-summer collections right now.  Up to 50% off.  Didn’t we just go through this, mystical sale guru?  Oh come on!  I JUST told you that it is a bad time to hold a sale (see indeed a creature of comfort).  Why can’t you be sympathetic to my needs?  […]

    Indeed a creature of comfort.

    Friday, June 22nd, 2007

    Sales always happen to me at the worst time.  Just spent over $350 on textbooks?  Why of course revolveclothing is reducing the prices on J Brand, Botkier, Sunner, Mike & Chris, Cynthia Vincent, and Mint.  Just booked my plane tickets for reading week?  Hello bluefly, how you taunt me so.  Just checked my bank statement?  […]

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