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Excuse us if we went a little overboard this week, but there was some late-breaking Moda Operandi sale news, plus a ton of other discounts we could not resist — like an 80 percent off Jason Wu top (see directly below), some rarely-on-sale Stutterheim, and a teapot from Tom Dixon that’s pretty much a work of art.
This top from Jason Wu has two thick straps for those who don’t want their shoulders to be too bare.
Mix things up with a pair of red, high-waisted Isabel Marant jeans.
A loose-fitting, lemon-yellow Acne button-down with a little A monogram.
This plaid Ace & Jig top is perfect for what will surely be some sweltering summer days.
Eyelet details and scalloped edges? We’re sold.
Believe it or not $139 is a very good price for a Marni top.
A more normal price for a top.
Party shoes from Proenza.
A short, layered LBD from Just Cavalli.
Take this Turkish fouta towel to the beach, to the park, or leave it in the bathroom.
A set of four delicately embossed cereal-slash-soup bowls made from bone china. (For more of our favorite tableware, click here.)
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Now, a few bags that we found in the Shopbop sales bin. First up, this light-blue and dark-blue convertible tote from Rag & Bone.
A cross-body everyday bag from Shinola in a very on-trend shade of oxblood.
True story: Our colleague Simone has a very similar half-moon bag from A.P.C. and we tried it on yesterday (and really liked it).
A reversible yoga mat from Adidas by Stella McCartney.
This (70 percent off) bralette is a very different kind of offering from Stella McCartney.
An added bonus? This delightful Mara Hoffman dress has pockets. (Note: The extra 20 percent off — included in the price below — is applied at checkout.)
A lace-up denim backpack from 3.1 Phillip Lim that feels very summery.
A dainty pair of espadrilles from iconic Spanish espadrille brand Castaner.
They’d go just swimmingly with this polka-dotted number from Tommy Hilfiger.
Apparently this jersey-cotton jumpsuit from French Connection drapes across the stomach in a very flattering manner.
A small “soirée” bag from DVF that’s perfect for a summer wedding.
A pair of suede Tory Burch heels that are meant for “all-day multi-occasion wear.” (They come in a range of colors, too.)
This Woolrich jacket is perfect for these in-between-weather-y days.
Some late-breaking sale news: Starting today (Friday) Moda Operandi is having a four-day 40 percent off friends-and-family sale on a selection of its spring wares! We did a quick scan of the offerings and picked out our favorites. Up first, these super-classic Ancient Greek sandals.
These cat-eye Balenciaga sunglasses aren’t too cat eye–y.
Some cropped, boot-cut jeans from Frame that would look great with a pair of sandals.
The white cuffs are a nice touch on this off-the-shoulder black dress from Monographie.
A bold red frock from Carven with some fun cross-stitching details.
Be the belle of the beach in this polka-dotted Marysia one-piece.
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