Dress Success


{Dress: Similar |  Heels: Urban Outfitters}

Hey thank you for all the kind words yesterday. I’m done with the over-sharing for a while, I promise. Immediately after writing that post I felt better. You just have to get it out sometimes. So thanks for lending your ear or eyes or whatever body part you used to translate that post. Now onto regularly scheduled programming that contains wit, snark, and red heels.


So you’re about to be insanely jealous. Like possibly throw your desk over and hurt a co-worker jealous. You ready? Ok. *deep breath* I got this dress for $20. It’s silk, it’s lined, it’s from J.Crew (outlet). Do I need to give you a minute to clean up the mess you just made? I’ll wait.

As I was pity shopping the other day (don’t act like you don’t know what this means), I wasn’t really looking for anything, just going through the motions knowing I’ve got no money to spend. But it turns out, this dress was looking for me. There it was, hanging alone — in my size, on sale and the only one left in a sea of not-my-size and I-don’t-think-so dresses. I saw a sign that said ‘60% off lowest marked price’ and I choked on my own spit. I seriously thought it was a sick joke. But it was not, it was marked down to $20. I felt like they should have given me a medal for such a great find. Unfortunately, they do not award medals; they just gave me a receipt.

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  1. Priya says:

    Kendi, as if your blog wasn't fab enough already…I just saw the new layout! It looks great! Yes I am drooling over that dress, those amazing J.Crew finds happen but once in a lifetime.

    perfectly priya

    08.02.12 · Reply
  2. Christine says:

    I AM jealous of your awesome find! thankfully my co-worker survived my tantrum!

    08.02.12 · Reply
  3. photosbyjaana says:

    totally-otally jealous.

    08.03.12 · Reply
  4. Anacristina Somarriba says:

    you go girl! a little retail therapy never hurt anyone

    x's and o's


    08.03.12 · Reply
  5. Style Tutor says:

    Great find!

    08.03.12 · Reply
  6. Melanie says:

    I just hit that J.Crew sale the other day and got some shorts and three tops!  Love when they have a markdown on top of clearance!

    Style to Stage

    08.03.12 · Reply
  7. Jenny says:

    What a gorgeous dress! For $20 and from J. Crew that's a a real steal! It fits you like a glove and you styled it beautifully!

    08.03.12 · Reply
  8. Slama146 says:

    I found a $5 jacket at pacsun once. When both employees are shocked that you find something for so cheap and go to look for more in their size, you know you found a good deal. 🙂

    08.03.12 · Reply
  9. Norma says:

    Wow Kendi! Just Wow

    08.04.12 · Reply
  10. Tricia says:

    They should award medals. It would bring in more customers.

    08.05.12 · Reply
  11. Ash says:

    Hilarious!  Your words crack me up!

    08.06.12 · Reply
  12. katfehl says:

    $20!!! I'm SUPER jealous!!!!!!!!!!! I need to go find a JCrew outlet NOW!! http://katejones.me

    08.06.12 · Reply
  13. Such a pretty dress!!! Can't beat the price either! 🙂 I love the shoes too!


    08.08.12 · Reply
  14. IW says:

    Not only do you wear the BEST outfits but you have the BEST sense of humor and this is why we love you so much!

    08.11.12 · Reply