beach or have a BBQ, but make sure to save some time (and money!) to shop. This year's Memorial Day sales are rivaling the outstanding Labor Day sales we've come to depend on. We've rounded up the best in-store and online deals to get you up to 70% off on the summer clothing and accessories you'll want to wear right now. Happy shopping!
7 For All Mankind: 40% off select white denim, shorts, accessories, and footwear through Monday with code MEMDAY0512·
Amazon: Up to 75% off select clothing and accessories as marked. Through Monday.
American Eagle Outlet: Up to 60% off AE, Aerie, and 77Kids collections. Sale is ongoing.
Alternative Apparel: 25% off sale items with code SUMMER through Monday.
Ann Taylor: 50% off select styles. Sale is ongoing.
Bloomingdale's: 20% to 65% off select items through Monday.
DKNY: 30% off the spring 2012 apparel with code SPRING30 through Monday.
Dolce Vita: 20% off through Tuesday.
Donna Karan: 30% off select
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beach or have a BBQ, but make sure to save some time (and money!) to shop. This year's Memorial Day sales are rivaling the outstanding Labor Day sales we've come to depend on. We've rounded up the best in-store and online deals to get you up to 70% off on the summer clothing and accessories you'll want to wear right now. Happy shopping!This weekend you may have plans to hit the Read More »from Shop Memorial Day Sales
- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Fashion – Thu, May 24, 2012 3:34 PM EDT
Priscilla Chan showed off her new ruby ring at lunch with a friend. Photo by Deano / Splash NewsBillionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, 28, is getting a lot of flack for being cheap with his new bride. He married Priscilla Chan, 27, in a surprise ceremony in their backyard last Saturday and Chan wore an off-the-rack dress by Claire Pettibon. No fancy venue or Vera Wang gown for this bride! Experts consulted by the UK paper The Daily Mail are claiming Zuckerberg was too frugal and thoughtless because of the "very simple" ruby ring he gave Chan (the AP reported that he designed it himself). However, an expert consulted by Yahoo! Shine points out that rubies are extremely significant and popular in Asian culture, and can potentially be more expensive than diamonds.Read More »from Zuckerberg Wife Priscilla Chan's Ruby Ring May Be Valuable After All
Celebrity rings and their knock-offs
Thanks to Facebook going public, Zuckerberg is now worth over $20 billion (at least, he was before stock price started to fall), and though he's partial to wearing casual hoodies, he may still have bought his long-term girlfriend a nice ring. Chan was spotted showing off her new
We love faux snakeskin in non-traditional colorsSnakeskin is so hot right now, and we're loving this pair from an iconic shoe brand. These Delman Lara ballet flats were originally $195, but they're now on sale for $78. Go ahead and treat yourself--resistance is futile.
Sale starts Thursday at noon EST on MyHabit.com.
We love wearing lots of color, and what better way to embrace the warm weather than with bountiful bold stripes in an array of cheerful hues. We've rounded up our favorites to scoop up before Memorial Day, the unofficial beginning of summer. By Joanna Douglas, Shine Staff
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New Jeffrey Campbell floating shoes. Photo courtesy of Solestruck.comWe love flats. We love heels. But we're confused by flats that are magically converted into heels with clear plastic. Enter Jeffrey Campbell's Upend and Float wedge heels. They're like the mullet of shoes: business up from party in the back.Read More »from Fashion that Makes Us Sad: Floating Shoes
Upend is a black oxford shoe with a Lucite heel that sells for $174.95. They're currently sold out on Solestruck.com but Karmaloop has a few pairs up for grabs. Float is a lace-up jelly shoe also with a Lucite heel. available in green, black, or clear plastic selling for $144.95 on Solestruck.com.
Simone Rocha perspex brogues cost $1.075. Photo courtesy of Opening CeremonyThink they're absurd? A rip off? Here's where we must mention that these Jeffrey Campbell clear heeled shoes are direct knockoffs of Simone Rocha's designs, which sell for $1,075 at Opening Ceremony. Someone manufacturing these shoes at a mass market level so many women can (and unfortunately will) buy them? Now that really makes us sad.
Fashion that Makes Us Sad: Clear Accessories
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- Joanna Douglas, Senior Fashion and Beauty Editor | Fashion – Mon, May 21, 2012 3:47 PM EDT
Kate Middleton and her sister Pippa love Issa wrap dresses. Photos by Getty Images and WENN.This weekend Pippa Middleton attended her friend Camilla Hook's wedding in a dress that looked extremely familiar. The knee-length silk jersey wrap dress is, in fact, the same IssaRead More »from Pippa Middleton Wears Duchess Catherine's Engagement Dress
frock her sister Catherine wore for her royal engagement announcement back in November 2010.
We scoured the internet for the Issa Forever dress, and realized it has been renamed. Net-a-porter.com is selling a Royal Engagement silk-jersey dress for $555 in poppy red. It is currently sold out in all sizes except size 8. MyTheresa.com is selling the dress in pomegranate (we believe that's the color Pippa wore) for $536. It's currently available in sizes 6 and 8, but all other sizes have a waiting list.
The Issa wrap dress is a universally flattering style the accentuates curves and a narrow waist. Both Duchess Catherine and Pippa accessorized with basic black pumps. They really are style sisters!
While perhaps Kate Middleton's photo was a more memorable occasion, the wedding Pippa attended was a remarkable