Shopping The Summer Sales - une femme d'un certain age

Cool Sales For Hot Days

details: Madewell white cotton dress with bell sleeves

I get the feeling this is going to be a very warm summer. If your wardrobe needs a few “barely there” pieces for the hottest days and nights, I’ve scoped out some things from the multitude of sale offerings.

Above, this easy cotton dress could also double as a pool/beach coverup. (I think it has pockets too!) Many more styles on sale at Madewell, too, including some fun tops.

Ann Taylor linen popover with bell sleeves

Ann Taylor is offering 40% off everything through 5pm today with code ALLOUT (now SUMMER). This pretty linen top nods to the statement sleeve trend, with a cooler elbow length.

Foxcroft striped tunic on sale, for details check une femme d'un certain age

Lots of good sale stuff at Nordstrom too. It’s a good time to shop for summer, as you can earn $20 Nordstrom Notes to use during the Anniversary Sale next month. This easy tunic has more polish than a tee but without a heavy layer.

red and white striped espadrilles from Patricia Green, details at une femme d'un certain age

What to wear to that July 4th BBQ? How about these red and white striped espadrilles?

details: this handkerchief hem cotton tee dress is one of Susan B.'s picks from the summer sales. More at une femme d'un certain age

I love the longer length and handkerchief hem on this easy hemp and organic cotton dress. Offered in Regular and Petite lengths, and also in red. I think it would also look good layered over leggings or slim pants when the weather gets cooler.

kate spade straw sun hat on sale, details at une femme d'un certain age

And if you’re going to be out in the sun, a wide-brimmed hat is always a good idea.

Bon weekend! 

More summer sales worth a peek:

Bloomingdales$25 off every $100 you spend on a selection of regular-priced items.

Banana Republicextra 50% off Sale items, no code needed

Chico’s 40% off entire purchase– with code 57673 . Passport members get additional 5% off.

White House Black Marketup to 70% off

J.Jill30% off entire purchase with code STYLE30

Talbot’s – Red Hanger Sale, extra 30% off markdowns.

Neiman Marcus – Summer Sale, up to 55% off.

Net-A-PorterClearance Sale

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  1. June 24, 2017 / 9:30 am

    Thanks! I’ve been wanting espadrilles just like that, so I just ordered them.

  2. Gael Gordon
    June 25, 2017 / 6:24 am

    The Ann Taylor Blouse is Not available on a discount code for Canadian online sales

    • Susan B
      June 25, 2017 / 7:36 am

      Hi Gael, looks like they’ve changed the code to SUMMER but does seem to be valid in US only.

  3. Gael Gordon
    June 25, 2017 / 8:00 am

    Yes, that code is not available to Canadians either. They have no INtl codes availalble at this time.

  4. June 25, 2017 / 8:04 am

    I think Madewell had great things right now as well. Love that handkerchief hem dress and those striped espadrilles. I have a feeling you are right about the heat Susan! Happy Weekend!

  5. Wendelah
    June 27, 2017 / 9:57 am

    As I believe in the right to bare arms, I love the sleeveless Foxcroft tunic–but if you have to wear a baselayer, it kind of defeats the purpose. I prefer the linen jersey T-shirts by Eileen Fisher that I can still find at Neiman Marcus. And only Neiman Marcus. 🙁 The fabric breathes and doesn’t require a camisole.

  6. LeeAnn
    July 1, 2017 / 6:20 pm

    Update on the espadrilles: because I wear an 8.5, I ordered a 9 per the instructions on the website to go up to the next whole size (they only come in whole sizes). The 9 was still too small. My heel was right at the back edge, and my toes were bumping up against the front edge. Sadly, 9 is the largest size. Back they go. Dommage!

    • Susan B
      July 1, 2017 / 8:10 pm

      Thanks for the update LeeAnn. Sorry they didn’t work out for you!

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