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10th Commandment: April 25


Mara Sandals ($118 – 30% off = $82)

Ann Taylor is having a pretty fantastic sale–40% off sale items, 30% off shoes and clothing, 50% off skirts and dresses with code GETCHIC.  These cobalt blue, ankle-strap sandals are chic and summery.  They also come in black, beige and tan-colorblock.

Every time that I post a pair of Ann Taylor pumps, commenters tell me how comfortable they are.  So I bought these beige-colored ones, and I’m also considering these cool embossed, faux-lizard heels in either black or berry.  For work, I also found these pointed-toe kitten heels.  And for after work, these gold evening sandals (they also come in silver).

If it’s clothes you’re searching for, Ann Taylor has some great dresses for work.  I invested in this lime scoopneck dress.  I also spotted this chic combo dress, which I cannot believe is only $55–that’s a lot of style for that price.  And if you like relaxed dresses for work, I also like this berry-colored wrap dress and this blue, ikat-print dress.

If you’re looking to add a stylish piece or two to your closet at a great price, I’d definitely check out the Ann Taylor sale.  Check back at 1:00PM for Two Ways to style these shoes.



  1. R says:

    Thanks so much for this! I picked up several things that I loved on sale.

    April 25, 2013/Reply
  2. Steph says:

    I have these Ann Taylor shoes pictured and love them. I think Ann Taylor shoes are… dare I say it, better quality than J.Crew!

    April 25, 2013/Reply
  3. Anon says:

    I gotta say, I have recently come to the realization that I hate everything I’ve bought at Ann Taylor recently, although none of that included shoes. I’ve got a beige-y suit where the pants sag at all the wrong spots, a sweater where the v neck went too low and pilling started upon the first dry cleaning, and a “color block” dress that I can’t even stand to look at. Plus I am never wild about their fabrics. I think I’m going for a moratorium.

    April 25, 2013/Reply
    • CH says:

      I go hot/cold on their clothes – sometimes everything looks fresh and cute, sometimes it all looks frumpy. But their shoes are pretty fantastic (stylish AND actually comfortable), and you can almost always find a promo code or sale.

      April 25, 2013/Reply
    • Teri says:

      I’m glad to hear it’s not just me! I’ve struck out on three different purchases recently (all ordered online); I definitely recommend people try on what they have their eye on at Ann Taylor in-store first, if possible.

      April 25, 2013/Reply
  4. Caroline says:

    Envious of all of you that can wear Ann Taylor shoes! Why are clothing retailers incapable of producing shoes that are smaller than a size 6?

    April 26, 2013/Reply