GUIDE TO SANE GIFT SHOPPING & GIVING
I love Ann Taylor’s fashions. So, when I saw this sale, had to share some great gift ideas at great prices.
ANN TAYLOR OFFERS 50% OFF (Code BIG50) ON SALE AND NEW ARRIVALS. GREAT STYLING GIFT OPPORTUNITY!
THIS WEEKEND only – 6/27-29-14
Most stylists agree that a scoop neckline are universally attractive. Possible exceptions: really busty women or ones with really long necks. So, odds are she’ll love the Silk Dupioni Scoop Neck Dress. A sensational dress in 5 colors. Dress it up or down. Bonus: this style makes her torso appear longer and highlights her face. #winning (Also available in one shoulder style)
$65 $130 anntaylor.com
Perhaps the flowing Goddess Maxi Dress better fits her style. Sexy and elegant. Bonus: machine washable. Available in 3 colors.
Or, the entrance-making elegance of the Cinched Halter Dress. In regular and petite; two colors. On sale.
$89 $119 anntaylor.com
The Liza D’Orsay Leather Flats adds style and comfort to her look. The metallic-wrapped heel elevates the “pow” factor.
$90 $98 anntaylor.com
For a more dramatic pairing, gift her Braylan Leather Shooties. Gorgeous, smooth calf leather and snake-skin print gives her elegance and neutrality for her uptown events, while easily pairing with pants or jeans of any color. Or, even skirts of any length. These shoes might also work for the Efficient Stylist below.
$135 $148 anntaylor.com
A gift of the Lizbeth Block Heel Sandals gives her shoes to enhance many a summer outfit. Beautiful burnished calf leather. And no worries about sinking into soil for outdoor festivities.
This recipient can add a jacket to Jersey Twisted Shoulder Strap Dress for business. Then arrive at the evening festivities sans jacket, with our without a wrap. In regular and petite.
$110 $150 anntaylor.com
The Eyelet Polo Shirt adds a little something extra to her styling jeans and shorts. She can’t help but walk in coolness with this as part of her ensemble.
Your gift recipient will get tons of wear from these Petite Linen Trousers–at afternoon or evening affairs. So many style possibilities with these! Linen, cotton, elastane construction ensures a flattering fit. She’ll also love special fit tailoring.
$90 $98 anntaylor.com
She could rock the python embossed Iris Ankle Wrap Sandals with any of the looks above. The 1/2″ heel and cow leather puts these a step above run of the mill slip on sandals.
$90 $98 anntaylor.com
She’ll look striking in the petite Windowpane Pants. Ankle length with a slimming front closure. Flattering cotton and lycra.
$80 $ 89 anntaylor.com
Your gift recipient love to make bold fashion statements? The dazzling Crystal Statement Necklace can speak to almost any summer outfit. Faceted crystals jazz it up, from casual to elegant.
$65 $89.50 anntaylor.com
Whether alone, or paired with the necklace, these Crystal and Pave Drop Earrings glamorizes and polishes any outfit.
BONUS FOR THE VEGAN
The neutral Town Clutch might become her go-to accessory for all the summer parties. It’ll look good with casual and dressy outfits. Inside zip pocket perfect for cash, cards and phone. 100% Vegan leather.
$75 $78 anntaylor.com
The mixed media of the Pearlized Stone Statement Bracelet might please the more casual stylist. Yet, it adds plenty of oomph to whatever your more casual gift recipient wears.
$55 $59.50 anntaylor.com
Your gift recipient go to beach/pool parties, but never gets wet? She can look like she intends to with the Striped Cotton Swim Cover Up. Whether she wears a swimsuit under it or not. Plus, she’ll go anywhere afterwards and look fine. The side zipper adds sex appeal.
$70 $89 anntaylor.com
She’ll throw on the Crinkle Gauze Cover Up with some great shorts and striking sandals and stop off just about anywhere before heading to the pool party. Afterwards, she can reassemble and her other friends at Happy Hour or dinner. Or, just lounge around said pool party. Undoing all buttons-optional.
Do you buy gifts ahead of the occasion when you find great sales?
If so, any exclusions to that policy?
If not, why not?
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