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Just in time for warmer weather, my sale picks

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The Memorial Day Sales are already up and running, and I’ve been perusing some of your favorite brands and mine. If you’re looking to update your summer wardrobe, here are a few of my Memorial Day sale picks (and yes, a few things I bought too…)

My picks from the Memorial Day sales (most are size-inclusive!)

Madewell linen blend popover stripe shirt.

This breezy, subtly striped linen-blend popover top (in 3 colors) is available in Misses and Plus sizes. It’s 25% off with code LONGWEEKEND.

J.Crew packable raffia straw hat.

I’m very tempted by this packable raffia hat, available in 2 sizes. It’s 30% off with code SUMMER.

Madewell Marianna long puff sleeve dress in faded shale. in

I’ve been getting lots of requests to show more midi- and maxi-length dresses, so have been keeping my eyes open. This easy cotton dress is available in Misses, Petite, and Plus sizes, and two colors. It’s currently 25% off with code LONGWEEKEND. (This color looks online to be in the softer end of the Autumn palette, but I haven’t yet seen it in person.)

J.Crew slub cotton t-shirt dress.

Add a little jacket, cardigan, or wrap, and this slub cotton dress can go from poolside to dinner. It’s available in 4 colors, sizes XX-Small to 2X, and is 30% off with code SUMMER. (This coral color could work for both Spring and Autumn palettes…)

Talbot's tiered maxi-dress watercolor print.

It’s currently hard to find maxi-length dresses that aren’t tiered and/or billowy. This one is tiered, but not too “prairie,” available in Misses, Petite, and Plus sizes. This lavender color could work for you Summers; there’s also an aqua color offered that looks Spring to me. It’s 30% off (no code needed).

Boden jersey maxi skirt palm tree print

If you’re a Winter, there’s no shortage of black dresses, but here’s a fun print skirt in jersey that’s not tiered, and it has pockets! It’s currently 15% off, and available in sizes 2-16/18. (Other solid colors too, and also some sizes in Petite.)

Madewell fisherman sandals brown.

I’ve been on the hunt for a pair of closed-toe fisherman sandals that aren’t too clunky looking. These have potential, and I’ve ordered a couple of sizes to try. 25% off with code LONGWEEKEND. More sandals HERE.

J.Crew linen blend seaside pants in stripe.

These linen-blend pants are a nice weight, and available in several colors in Misses (XX-Small to 3X), Petite and Tall sizes. I ordered the Almond Biscotti, but these stripes are fun too (and very CG…) 30% off with code SUMMER.

J.Crew linen tank top with olive pants and yellow knot bag.

I like to have a couple of tank tops on hand for layering, or wearing on their own when it’s sweltering. These linen “muscle” tanks have enough coverage on the shoulders to avoid peek-a-boo bra straps. Several colors available in sizes XX-Small to 3X. Also 30% off with code SUMMER.

I also really like the linen tees, HERE and HERE. They do run large, so I suggest sizing down.

Nutribullet pro 900-watt blender on sale.

And what would summer be without smoothies? My cheapie “bullet” blender just threw in the towel, so I decided to take advantage of the sale price and sprung for one of these. (A good friend has one and gives it two thumbs up…) Take an extra 10% off the sale price with code MEMORIALDAY.

Best of the sales

Madewell25% off everything with code LONGWEEKEND

Talbot’s30% off entire purchase

J.Crew30% off purchase with code SUMMER

Chico’s – warm weather favorites starting at $29

Bloomingdale’s – Memorial Day Sale, up to 70% off select items

Loft50% off full-price styles with code SUMMER

Dean Davidsonup to 70% off select jewelry styles

Lo & Sonsup to 40% off travel accessories, including my favorite Pearl bag.

Will you be taking a long weekend getaway for Memorial Day, or enjoying a staycation?

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