Weekly News Update

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  • The Wall Street Journal ponders the question, “Men’s shirts: one button undone, or two?”
  • Joanne Lipman writes in The Wall Street Journal to give advice to male managers about managing women (and the piece has certainly generated some debate, as it has 300+ comments so far). Also in The WSJ, in its At Work blog: read what happens when men and women work together on teams vs. in single-gender groups.
  • Above the Law names the “12 Awesome Law Blogs of 2014.” (Also, ATL tells us that one of the guys from Blind Melon is now working in Biglaw…)
  • Inc. talks to the Columbia Business School students who created the “Bitch in Business” video parody been making the rounds.
  • Amid Privilege gives you advice on holiday office gift-giving.
  • Forbes has a list of 10 airport restaurants that actually have good food.
  • For city dwellers: The NY Post is on to us and our secret guilty Seamless addiction.
  • Here’s your Laugh of the Week: Sunny Skyz shares some unique Christmas cards.

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Weekly News Update

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  • Barneys’ The Window features seven stylish-but-comfortable shoes favored by its accessories team, like these Leopard-Print Haircalf Milly Pumps.
  • Racked has your ’90s nostalgia moment for today: Delia’s is closing stores and filing for bankruptcy. Racked also takes a look at the regulation and impact of counterfeit and knockoff fashions.
  • The Wall Street Journal’s At Work blog looks at data gathered from LinkedIn profiles to find out the most likely next jobs for people in certain careers. (There’s a search box on the page if you want to look into your possible future…)
  • Forbes shares some stats about workplace gift-giving and tells you some of the weirdest gifts people have received from coworkers.
  • DailyWorth shows you 10 myths about maternity leave in the U.S.
  • New York magazine has an essay by a woman who came to realize that at 40, she would be just fine if she never has kids (and actually prefers it that way).

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46 Green Monday Sales (and Kat’s Top 10)

sales175 punyGreen Monday may sound like it has something to do with recycling (and hey, two years ago even I’d barely heard of it), but I say if stores are giving themselves an excuse to give you big discounts and sales, we’ll round ’em up.  Ladies, any stores where you’re still waiting for a major sale of the season (like the big cashmere sale at Lord & Taylor a few people noted in these comments)? My top 10 sales for today are in bold…

  • 6pm – Up to 70% off Frye, up to 65% off Asics, select boots and coats starting at 50% off.
  • Amazon – 30% off eligible items with code GRNMON14: clothing, shoes, jewelry, watches, handbags, accessories, and luggage.
  • Ann Taylor – 50% off full-price sweaters and pants with code FESTIVE50, and extra 40% off sale.
  • Anne Klein – 50% off sitewide.
  • Anthropologie – Extra 30% off with code EXTRAMERRY.
  • ASOS – 20% off select brands, including Boss Orange, French Connection, and  Zadig & Voltaire.
  • Bare Necessities – $20 off $99 with code XMAS. Buy one bra get one 75% off; up to 40% off women’s sleepwear.
  • Bergdorf Goodman – Up to 40% off women’s ready-to-wear, up to 30% off women’s shoes and handbags.
  • Boden – 25% off everything and free shipping with code 9Y6E.
  • Brooks Brothers – 40% off Red Fleece collection, plus up to 50% off clearance items.
  • Club Monaco – 30% off select items with code WINTERFAVES.
  • Cole Haan – 50% off select handbags, small leather accessories, and cold weather gear, plus free shipping.
  • CUSP – Up to 33% off regular prices plus free shipping.
  • eBags – 20% off your entire purchase with code GREEN.
  • Eddie Bauer – Today only, online exclusive: 40% off your entire purchase + free shipping & returns on all orders.  (Great for coats and sheets!)
  • Eloquii – 50% off $100 or more with code SPLURGE.
  • eShakti – Buy 1 get 1 free, select styles.
  • Express – $60 off $200 with code 9828, sweaters starting at $24.90.
  • French Connection – Up to 40% off select styles.
  • J.Crew – Up to 30% off with code MERRYMERRY.
  • J.Crew Factory – 40-60% off everything including new arrivals.
  • Jones New York – $50 off $200, $100 off $300.
  • Kate Spade New York – 25% sitewide with code JACKPOT.
  • Kate Spade Saturday – $25 off $100, $50 off $150, $75 off $200.
  • Kohl’s – Save 25% off $100+, save 20% on purchases under $100 with code DASHER.
  • Lands’ End – 50% off all fleece and down vests, additional 30% off all other sale and clearance merchandise with code SNOW and PIN 3210.
  • Last Call by Neiman Marcus – Extra 30% off everything. 50% off cashmere, cold weather, and more. Up to 55% on diamonds and pearls.
  • The Limited – 60% off sweaters with code DAY1, 50% off full-price items, buy 1 get 1 free on jewelry.
  • LOFT – Extra 40% off sale styles, full-price sweaters and tops 50% off.
  • Macy’s – Extra 25% off with code FRIEND, plus free shipping over $50.
  • Madewell – 30% off with code MERRIEST.
  • ModCloth – 30% off more than 1,000 festive finds. 15% purchases of $100+ with code JOY.
  • Neiman Marcus – Up to 50% off regular-price items, up to 65% off cashmere. Gift event: up to 20% off select items. Free rush shipping and gift packaging on all orders.
  • Net-a-Porter – Up to 50% off and free shipping/returns.
  • New York & Company – All sweaters and velour buy 1 get 1 free. Everything else buy 1 get 1 50% Off. $60 off $130+ with code 3757 and $30 off $70+ with code 3751.
  • Nine West – $99.99 boots, $79.99 booties, $59.99 pumps and flats, $49.99 handbags; up to 50% off select shoes; plus free shipping.
  • Nordstrom – Up to 40% off select new markdowns.
  • Piperlime – 30% off select holiday styles with code CELEBRATE.
  • Reiss – 30% off selected lines.
  • RueLaLa – Cyberthon: Over 150 brands, up to 80% off.
  • Saks – Up to 40% off designer sale and free shipping.
  • Saks Off Fifth – Take up to an extra 50% off with code HOLIDAYFF.
  • Shoes.com – 30% off sitewide with code BFF30.
  • Stuart Weitzman – 35% off the first pair, and 45% off each additional pair (select styles only).
  • Talbots – 30% off your entire purchase.
  • Thomas Pink – Holiday highlight, select lines 40% off.

Weekly News Update

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  • Lucky rounds up eight products that make you look more awake than you may actually feel.
  • The New York Times shares the news that law firms are awarding significantly bigger bonuses this year, while Crain’s New York Business says that fewer companies are hosting holiday parties. (Fast Company offers some alternatives, while NPR has some amusing anecdotes of holiday parties gone awry.)
  • Fast Company looks at a new study that finds the stigma of job-hopping is lessening.
  • The Muse offers “35 things to do for your career by 35.”
  • The Wall Street Journal’s At Work blog talks to a psychologist and researcher who tells us to replace ineffective positive thinking with the more useful “mental contrasting.”
  • New York magazine talks to a few 20-something women in NYC about their budgets and spending habits.
  • The Globe and Mail reports that women are drinking more than before and catching up with men.
  • Here’s a Friday laugh for you from Saturday Night Live (work warning: autoplay video) about the perks of going home for the holidays. Bowls for everything!

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Happy Cyber Monday! 57 Sales (And Kat’s Top 11)

sales175 punyHappy Cyber Monday, ladies! There are lots of great deals to be had — what are you guys on the hunt for?

  • 6pm.comTry code 6PMCYBMON113020142053 to get 20% off your entire order. Also: big sales on Coach, Dansko, Ugg — and a hot $24 deal every hour, for 24 hours (starting at 11/30, 9PM PST).
  • Amazon – Spend $100 and receive 30% off clothing, shoes, watches, and more. Enter the promo code CYBERMON14 at checkout for a discount on eligible items. Brands include Michael Stars, Calvin Klein, French Connection, Vince Camuto, BCBG Max Azria. 50% off Frye shoes, 40% or more off luxury watches, 60% off Amazon-exclusive Cole Haan Antonia satchels, up to 70% off handbags, and more.
  • Ann Taylor – 50% off with code CYBER50.
  • Anthropologie – Free shipping on all orders, and 20% off all sale items with code EXTRAJOLLY.
  • ASOS – 30% off everything with code ILOVEMONDAYS.
  • Banana Republic – 40% off your purchase with code CYBER.
  • Bare Necessities – 25% off select items plus free shipping with code CM25.
  • Baublebar – 20% off with code CYBER20. (Need an invite? Click here.)
  • Bergdorf Goodman – Extra 20% off already reduced 5F ready-to-wear, accessories, and select designer collections.
  • Bloomingdale’s – Up to 30% on designer handbags, 25% off a selection of regular and sale price items.
  • Bluefly – Up to an extra 50% off for savings up to 80% off — Gucci, Prada, Tahari, Rebecca Minkoff, Badgely Mischka, and more.
  • Boden – 30% off everything with code 3K3G.
  • Brooks Brothers – 30% off select styles + 10% off your entire purchase.
  • Club Monaco – Stack your savings for up to 80% off — 20% off if you spend $200+, 25% off if you spend $300+, 30% off if you spend $500+ — and take an extra 30% off sale and clearance. Code: CYBERSALE.
  • Coach – Up to 50% off on select items.
  • C. Wonder – 40% off sitewide.
  • Dillards – take an additional 50% off all permanently reduced merchandise, including lots from Antonio Melani.
  • Dorothy Perkins – 30% off everything, online and in store. Plus, free shipping when you spend $50 with code DPSHIP50.
  • DVF – 40% off fall styles. 15% off sitewide with code CYBER15.
  • eBags – 20% off your entire purchase with code CYBER. Cyber Monday deals: save up to 70%.
  • Eloquii – Use code MANIA to get 50% off sitewide + extra 10% off when you spend $125.
  • eShakti – Up to 60% off.
  • Express – 50% off sitewide + free shipping.
  • Forever 21 – 20% off $60+ with code CYBER20, 30% off $120+ with code CYBER30.
  • French Connection – 40% off sitewide with code FC40BF.
  • Hugo Boss – Additional 15% off sale items, online only — use code CYBER15 at checkout. 
  • J.Crew – 30% off select full-price styles and additional 40% off sale + free shipping, no minimum, with code MONDAY.
  • JCrew Factory: Today only: 50% off everything (prices as marked), plus get an extra 10% off and free shipping with code YOUVEGOTSALE.
  • Jones New York – Take an additional 50% off sale, plus free shipping on all orders.
  • Kate Spade New York – enjoy 30% off everything during the Cyber Monday sale with code CYBER30.
  • Kate Spade Saturday – Cyber Monday Sale! Use promo code OHWOW and enjoy 30% off sitewide.
  • Kohl’s – 20% off with code CYBERTAKE20.
  • Lands’ End – 40% off regular-priced styles plus free shipping with code CYBER and PIN 1234.
  • Last Call by Neiman Marcus – Extra 40% off entire site plus free shipping on any purchase with promo code CYBERME.
  • The Limited – 60% off online exclusives plus 50% everything else, including sale items; 40% off the Scandal Collection, with code THANKS. $19 cable knit sweaters.
  • L.K. Bennett – 30% off sitewide + free shipping with code AW14.
  • LOFT – 50% off everything with code MONDAY.
  • Lord & Taylor – Extra 25% off regular-priced and sale items with code MONDAY.
  • Macy’s – Extra 15% off Cyber Monday + 2-Day Specials.
  • ModCloth – 25% off sitewide with code CYBERMONDAY.
  • Neiman Marcus – Spend $200, get $50 gift card; spend $500, get $125 gift card; spend $1,000, get $250 gift card; spend $2,000, get $500 gift card; use code GC4YOU.
  • Net-a-Porter – 50% off Jimmy Choo, Chloé, Alexander McQueen, Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan, and more.
  • New York & Company – Everything 50-80% off plus free shipping with no minimum; save extra $30 off your $100 purchase with code 1414; save extra $15 off your $50 purchase with code 1419 (excludes doorbusters, web busters, NY deals, clearance, gift cards).
  • Nine West – Extra 20% off purchase of $125+; 50% off all boots and booties; up to 50% off pumps, flats, and sandals; up to 50% off handbags and accessories; free shipping.
  • Nordstrom – Up to 40% off select items. Savings on Marc by Marc Jacobs, Vince, Michael Kors, Cole Haan, Rebecca Minkoff, Stuart Weitzman, and more.
  • Paula’s Choice – 15% off everything and get free shipping.
  • Payless Shoesource – 25% off everything with code ZZCYBER, women’s holiday dress items 50% off.
  • Pendleton – Free shipping, no minimum – plus new fall markdowns.
  • Piperlime – 30% off sitewide + 40% off markdowns with code CYBERSALE.
  • Reiss – Up to 30% off selected lines.
  • Saks – Extra 40-50% off sitewide with code CLICKTOIT. Up to an extra 50% off holiday fashion finds, like 50% off Fendi watches, with code HOLIDAYFF. Free shipping and free returns with code HOLIDAY; free gift box and bow upon request at checkout (through 12/31).
  • Sephora – Receive a Cyber Monday Mystery Sample Bag with any $25 purchase with code SURPRISE.
  • Shoes.com – Extra 25% off sale items.
  • ShopBop – 15% off orders of $250+, 20% off orders of $500+, 25% off orders of $1000+ with code GOBIG14.
  • Talbots – 50% off one item, regular-priced — plus 40% off your entire purchase.
  • Theory – 40% off selected merchandise.
  • White House | Black Market – 30% off your entire purchase with code 19959, exclusively online.

Happy Thanksgiving! 52 Great Sales!

sales175 punyHappy Thanksgiving! Which stores will you be shopping, online or in person, this week? We’ll be updating you through the weekend and Cyber Monday, so stay tuned… Friday’s additions are in red. Saturday’s additions are in pink.

  • 6pm – Black Friday Mega Sale! 70% off Frye, Nine West and Clarks, 80% off designer footwear like Cole Haan, L.A.M.B., and Pour La Victoire.
  • Amazon – Up to 30% off women’s clothing, up to 60% off women’s athletic shoes, up to 70% off jewelry gifts. Up to 65% off shoes. 60% or more off clothing.
  • Ann Taylor – 50% off your entire purchase with code THANKS. 40% off your entire purchase with code ENJOY40.
  • Anne Klein – 40% off sitewide.
  • Anthropologie – 25% off sitewide with code HOLIDAY25 . 20% off all items with code HOLIDAY20.
  • ASOS – 25% off party wear. 30% off everything with code TGIBF.
  • Banana Republic – 50% off one full-priced item with code BRFIFTY, 40% off the rest of your purchase with code BRFORTY.
  • Bare Necessities – 25% off sitewide with code THANKS. 25% off sitewide with code BF25. 25% off with code CYBER.
  • Barneys – Up to 40% select styles.
  • Bergdorf Goodman – Extra 20% off already reduced 5F ready-to-wear, accessories and select designer collections. Up to 40% off select designer sportswear collections.
  • Bloomingdale’s – Big Brown Bag Sale: up to 50% on select items, $25 off almost every $200 (through 11/29).
  • Bluefly – Extra 50% select dresses, coats up to 75% off. Up to 80% off Gucci, Tahari, Badgley Mischka, Rebecca Minkoff, Valentino, and more.
  • Boden – 30% off sitewide. 
  • Brooks Brothers – 30% off select sweaters (through 12/1).
  • Club Monaco – 30% off cashmere styles including gloves, scarves, hats, and more with code SUPERSOFT. 20% off $200+, 25% off $300+, 30% off $500+. 
  • Cole Haan – 30% off almost everything. 50% off select women’s boots, ballets, and bags.
  • CUSP – Up to 40% off, and extra 20% off sale items (through 11/29).
  • C. Wonder – 40% off sitewide.
  • Dorothy Perkins – Up to 30% off everything.
  • DVF – 40% off fall styles (through 12/1).
  • eBags – Up to 70% off.
  • Eloquii – 50% off your entire purchase with code BLITZ plus 60% off your favorites (through 11/30). $50 credit on a future purchase with purchase on Black Friday.
  • eShakti – Up to 70% off (through 11/28). Up to 60% off (through 12/1).
  • Express – 50% off everything (through 11/28). Additional 60% off clearance items, jeans 40% off.
  • French Connection – 30% off entire site with code 30FCBF (through 11/28 at midnight). Sale extended.
  • Forever 21 – Extra 30% off sale items.
  • Henri Bendel – 20% off $100+, 25% off $200+, 30% off $300+ full price, plus free shipping. 30% off $250, 25% off $150 (through 11/30).
  • J.Crew – 30% off select full-price styles and 40% off sale items with code HOLIDAY (through 11/30).
  • J.Crew Factory – 50% off everything with code THANKS (through 11/30).
  • Jones New York – 30% off full-priced styles (ends 11/29).
  • Kate Spade New York – Up to 75% off (through 11/29). 25% off entire site with code HOLLYJOLLY.
  • Kate Spade Saturday – Take 30% off all full-price styles with code DEALME.  Tons of stuff marked 50% off or more in the sale section. 
  • Kohl’s – 15% off with code THANKS15 (through 11/30). $34.99 Apt.9 cashmere sweaters, 60% off select outerwear, 40-50% off watches (11/28 through 3pm CST). Take extra 20% off with code CYBER20 (through 12/3).
  • Lands’ End – 40% off select categories each day and 30% off the remainder of your order (through 11/30).
  • Last Call by Neiman Marcus – Up to 60% off (through 11/28). Extra 40-60% off everything. Extra 30-50% off everything, extra 40-50% off sweaters, hats, coats, gloves, scarves, and more.
  • The Limited – 50% off your purchase plus free shipping with code THANKS. 40% off the Scandal Collection; $25 sweaters.
  • L.K. Bennett – Up to 30% off with code LKBBF.
  • LOFT – 50% off everything with code TREAT. 40% off everything.
  • Lord & Taylor – 20% off regular & sale items and 25% off fine jewelry with code THANKS (through 11/30).
  • Macy’s – Extra 15% off Thanksgiving Sale + Black Friday Specials with code THANKS (through 11/29).
  • ModCloth – 50% off select styles (through 11/30).
  • Neiman Marcus – Save up to 50% off when you take an additional 20% off select already-reduced prices (through 11/28).
  • New York & Company – Everything 50-80% off plus free shipping (through 12/2).
  • Nine West – 50% off all booties and boots, up to 50% off pumps, flats, sandals, bags, and accessories.
  • Nordstrom – Designer clearance up to 40% off.
  • Paula’s Choice – 15% off everything and get free shipping (through 12/7 9pm PST).
  • Piperlime – 25% off sitewide (through 11/29).
  • Reiss – Up to 30% off selected lines.
  • Saks – 60% off select styles (through 11/28). Up to 50% off (through 11/30).
  • Sephora – $10 Black Friday beauty deals.
  • Shoes.com – Extra 30% off sale items. 15% off sitewide with code SHOES15 or 30% off sale shoes with code BLACK (through 11/29).
  • ShopBop – 15% off orders of $250+, 20% off orders of $500+, 25% off orders of $1000+ with code GOBIG14.
  • Talbots – 40% off your entire purchase. 50% off one regular-price item until noon 11/28, 40% off your entire purchase all day.
  • Theory – 40% off selected merchandise (through 12/1).
  • White House | Black Market – 30% off your purchase with code 11989 (through 11/28). 25% off your entire purchase with code 15406 (through 11/3o).
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