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This time of year is notorious for major markdowns and end of season sales. I’m sharing the best buys according to a professional shopper so you can avoid impulse buying and score on ageless style. If you know why it works and how to wear it you won’t end up with a closet full of nothing to wear ever again.


By the time designers take their markdowns it is usually on the styles that didn’t do well. If you are lucky enough to find the styles with staying power on sale in your size, then you better buy!

Valentino “rockstud” shoes and accessories never go out of style. Classy with just a bit of sassy. These are all on sale now.

My Jimmy Choo Romy pumps are my heels I’ve ever owned. You can wear them year round. The leather soles sit perfectly on a 3″ heel to elongate your leg line without breaking your back.


My Gucci Tee Shirt is on sale! If you’ve had your eye on her since I shared her in my post Splurge and Save, grab her now.


A plaid flannel is a winter staple. Layer under your favorite cashmere sweater or your new shearling jacket. This one is on sale for $19.99 and comes in these six classic color combinations.

Check out my post Jean Shirt Shortcut for some fun ways to style your flannel solo with your favorite jeans.

A graphic tee is a great way to add some color and personality to you outfit. This one by Chaser, one of my favorite band tee brands, is so soft and on sale for $37. Swap your jeans for these cashmere joggers, on sale for $297 from $395. Complete the looks with UGG moto boots on sale for $99 from $159.95 and this cozy denim jacket, $110.

If you’re looking for more outfit ideas, not including jeans, check out my bog post Styled to a Tee.

You’ll also find a round up of my current favorites.



Jeans are the most popular pants in everyone’s closet. It doesn’t get much better than finding you dream jean on sale. Before you buy, make sure you get my four fit tips from my post The Right Jeans are Right Here.

This high waisted light wash jean from Seven for all Mankind is more than 50% off. Wear with your favorite fitted tee and a cool crop jacket like this one, also on sale for only $29.75

Insider Jeans. Cardigan Sweater $20. Boots. 40% off. Belt. Necklace.

It’s no surprise my number one selling item to date, these jeans by Mother, are sold out.

They fit great, especially if you’re on the petite side. They have a 9.75″ rise and 25″ inseam.

Here are three more styles from Mother that fit similar with a 10″ midrise and 26″ inseam. Snag a pair on sale today, before they sell out.

If you have a bit more length in your legs, both of these styles, with 27.5″ inseams won’t leave you feeling like you’re wearing floods. If you have length in your torso too, the Tripper as a 11.25″ rise. The Rascal only has a 9.25″ low rise.


This entire collection of Buy Now Wear Now pieces is on sale. Mix and match these six versatile closet staples to get more than a weeks worth of outfits for only $321 total. That’s a savings of 46%.

1. Shearling Jacket | 2. Denim Shirt | 3. Animal Print Skirt | 4. Wrap Sweater | 5. Knit Skirt | 6. Western Boots


The most popular winter trend this year for sure is Faux Shear for Sure. It works with all your outfits, keeps you warm, and shows you’re cool.

If you’re still on the fence with your sale purchase check out my post Worthy of Your Wardrobe for more suggestions.

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