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Anthropologie's Newly Launched Plus-Size Collection Just Added A Ton Of New Styles

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Anthropologie has long been the destination for things that are just plain pretty. The Philadelphia-based retailer and big-sister brand to Urban Outfitters and Free People has cultivated a whimsical, feminine aesthetic ever since its founding in 1992. Now, despite having over 200 stores, they still manage to make its range of lifestyle offerings (clothing, home decor, furniture, and beauty) feel hand-picked, and every time we walk into — nay, are pulled in — to a store we’re amazed to find that we still, after all these years, just want everything.So you can imagine our elation when we heard that the brand was adding sizes 16W - 26W to their range of apparel offerings (joining its size run of 00P - 14P and 00 - 16). The new line is called APlus, and it’s filled with all of the sophisticated and worldly beauty that we’ve come to expect from Anthro. “It’s a joy to see this collection come to life,” says specialty sizes buyer Aly Kauffman, “and it’s an assortment that https://www.refinery

These Are The Last Ditch Outfits You Have To Try Before Summer Ends

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Summer might technically last until late September, but once school is back in session (post-grad or not), the dog days will be over. With that in mind, we only have a handful of opportunities left to check off as many ~hot girl summer ~ looks as possible before spaghetti strap dresses and lace-up sandals are replaced with autumnal knits and newsboy caps. Okay, maybe not that last one so much, but still, fall dressing is a far cry from the easy breezy \'fits we\'ve been donning all summer.After three months of styling for the sweltering heat, even the most creative of dressers can find themselves stumped with what to wear. So to ensure that your end-of-summer looks don\'t take away from all the top notch ones you\'ve worn this season, we went down an Instagram hole, stalking every influencer, street style star and, well, regular people, to curate a summer mood board for the masses. Ahead, take a look through everything we found; use it all to tip your hat to summer.The

43 Can't-Miss Amazon Fashion Deals To Shop This Week

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Despite being the biggest e-tailer known to man (with something like 300 million users), Amazon isn\'t exactly easy to navigate. Anyone who\'s spent hours scouring pages of padded headbands can attest to that. We get it, there\'s no simple way to organize 3 billion products on a single website. But c\'mon, Bezos. Help a girl (and her search for the perfect $3 headband) out.Since we might be waiting a while for the tech team over at Amazon to solve our shopping woes, a temporary solution will have to do — that solution being me scrolling through a blinding number of product pages until I find a treasure trove of stylish, affordable gems. Ahead, check out 43 of this season\'s biggest trends, from rhinestone hair clips to the under-$30 version of that leopard print skirt, that you can score on Amazon for next to nothing.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the

Curlfest 2019: All The Best Street Style

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Curlfest 2019 brought out crowds of people united under one directive: to celebrate the beauty of their natural kinks and curls. The annual event, which launched in 2014, is recognized as the largest natural beauty festival in the United States. This year, the festivities took place on Randall\'s Island Park in New York City, where thousands of attendees showed off their natural hair pride, collected product samples, listened to live music performances, and danced the day in the sunshine.The festival\'s founders, known as the Curly Girl Collective, have been very vocal about their goals and objectives for the event. \"Despite our growth in such a short time, we remain humbled by the support our movement has received over the years,\" they say on their website. \"Our hope is that the next generation of women and girls grow up knowing that whether fair-skinned or dark, straight-haired or kinky, beauty has many faces. Including theirs.\"Fashion-wise, folks by a

The Best Buys From PINK's Blowout Back-To-Campus Sale

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The prospect of returning to campus or work after an eventful summer might be daunting, but there\'s one bright spot to fall\'s return: shopping for a new wardrobe. With VS PINK \'s PINK Friday sale — starting at midnight on August 2 and in select stores the evening before for PINK Nation members — stocking up on staples has never been more fun.For $25 and less, pick up everything from cotton leggings and T-shirts to the brand\'s fan-favorite underwear (seven for $25!). And for outside-the-house options, you can also find $20 sweaters and tees for $20 and under. After clicking through to review the best deals ahead, keep a tab open for PINK Friday, whether you\'re shopping for a study-break outfit or a cute \"prostrate on the couch after a harrowing day at the office\" look.The Deal: $25 Cotton LeggingsVS PINK $25 Cotton Leggings, $25, available at PINKDesigned by Twisha Patni.The Deal: 7 For $25 All PINK PantiesVS PINK 7/$25 Panties, $25, available at PIN

All The Best Designer Buys From Nordstrom's Anniversary Sale — Including A Meghan Markle Favorite

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We\'re not the only ones obsessing over Nordstrom\'s epic anniversary sale — apparently the royals love it too. Or so we can assume given that Meghan Markle\'s favorite denim brand just got added to the mix. Sure, with a closet full of bespoke Givenchy and Jimmy Choos, the Duchess of Sussex doesn\'t likely need to shop during sale season, but since she wasn\'t always destined for royalty, we\'re betting the new mom can\'t resist an *add to cart* moment when the price on Mother denim gets slashed.From now until August 4th, everyone (and we mean everyone) can get their hands on this season\'s most sought-after trends at a quarter of their original prices. Think dickies (a top contender during Fashion Month), oversized suits, chunky boots and more, all wrapped up in a shiny silver package. And if you\'re worried that cardmembers already bought up all the best finds, don\'t fret; we\'re here to prove that this round of discounts is nowhere close

Pyer Moss’s Kerby Jean-Raymond Will Lead Reebok’s Latest Venture

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Kerby Jean-Raymond, the 2018 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winning designer behind Pyer Moss, is extending his two-year partnership with Reebok into a permanent role. On Tuesday, the athletic brand announced Jean-Raymond will serve as the artistic director for its new division, Reebok Studies ___ (the blank space will feature the name of each collaborator).“When I pitched the concept of ‘Studies___’ to Reebok, it was largely because I was inspired by their roster of talent,” Jean-Raymond said in a press release. “What we are creating with ‘Reebok by Pyer Moss ’ is amazing and I wanted to share that vision across the entire company. My vision is to not only work with existing Reebok talent and partners; it’s also to champion new ones,” he continues. “Having my own division at Reebok allows me a way to provide a pathway for bringing in designers, artists and personalities that we feel can marry well with the Reebok brand. As the first designer to ever work with Reebok in th https://www.refiner

The Nordstrom Sale Styles That Are Selling Out The Fastest

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Nordstrom\'s epic Anniversary Sale is burning its way through the end of July...And our wallets. With over a week left of the ongoing exclusive discounts, we\'re already seeing products sell out across multiple categories; from cult-favorite beauty buys to home basics and fashion essentials. It\'s time to act fast if you want to score big on the bestselling goods of the season (and a few goodies from fall \'19 too).If you missed the initial sale-boat for this annual shopping extravaganza, don\'t fret. Ahead we\'ve matched the top sold-out items with similar deals that are still in stock (for now). Scroll on to peep what styles people are adding to cart most — and also to find out what\'s on trend for the end-of-summer through the start-of-fall. Hint: it\'s multi-seasonal staples like black booties, sunscreen sets, leggings, luminous beauty palettes, cross-body bags, and more.Tip: The back-in-stock — for now — bestsellers won\'t last long.At Refinery2

BaubleBar’s Under-$10 Sale Is A Magpie’s Dream Come True

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For a jewelry-loving maximalists, BaubleBar’s candy-colored website is a visually stimulating thrill ride. There are so many statement-making accessories that it’s hard to know where to begin your shopping journey. Perhaps with the shiny red heart earrings, or the rhinestone-embedded studs in the shape of a lemon wedge? But wait, there’s a sparkly, personalized initial necklace, and a vintage-inspired pink enamel stacking ring. The plethora of embellishments and textures harkens back to a groovier era of fashion, but the brand’s assortment still manages to feel fresh and thoroughly now.Even more enticing than the site’s expansive, rainbow-hued selection are its seriously wallet-friendly prices — which, we’re happy to report, just got a little bit friendlier. Going off the success of their mid-summer under $20 sale, the retailer just added hundreds of pieces to a fire-sale section where everything is priced under $10. The discounts — which are all reflected on-site —  https://www.refine

You Can Now Rent Clothing From Urban Outfitters & Free People For Just $88 Per Month

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We\'ve said it before and we\'ll say it again: If you\'re not renting at least a portion of your wardrobe, you\'re not doing it right. Sure, it would be nice to be able to afford every appealing trend, big or small, that shows up on your Instagram feed. But in reality, why would anyone want to buy them all? Half of this year\'s most sought-after trends won\'t be relevant for much longer, so when given the option of simply renting the top trends of the moment, who wouldn\'t say \"Sign me up\"? Well, today\'s your lucky day.From the brains behind Urban Outfitters, Free People and Anthropologie comes the biggest innovation to hit the rental clothing market since Rent The Runway launched in 2009. Introducing Nuuly, URBN \'s just-launched rental subscription service that\'s offering you the chance to rent up to 6 pieces at a time for just $88 a month. As for options, Nuuly users can shop from all three of URBN\'s beloved brands, 100+ thi

If Your Dress-Fatigue Is Real, Give Jumpsuits A Try

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Just as we can tire of our turtlenecks and jeans in the winter, summer dress fatigue is real, too. Even if you\'re not there yet, chances are there will come a time when you\'ve repeat-cycled through all of your best summer frocks so many times you can hardly bear to slip them on again. It may be hard to believe, but sometime in the near future you\'ll long for pants once more. When it happens, consider the alternative one-piece wonder: The jumpsuit.Just as stress-free as throwing on a dress, stepping into summer\'s jumpsuits is the next logical step when you\'ve run your dresses dry but don\'t want to sweat your way through jeans. While most jumpsuits will do, linen, cotton, and sheer picks are the friendliest bets. And, they\'re just as easy to dress up for work or a special event as they are to dress down for a Sunday morning bodega run.So while you\'re building up your dress arsenal for the season, don\'t forget to add a couple jumpsuit options t

Jeffrey Epstein Allegedly Preyed On Victoria’s Secret Models

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As previously reported, billionaire investor Jeffrey Epstein was arrested earlier this month and charged with allegedly sex trafficking minors in New York and Florida between 2002 and 2005. As multiple outlets are revealing Epstein\'s high-powered friends and associates, there appears to be a link to Les Wexner, CEO of L Brands, the parent company of Victoria\'s Secret. Now, the New York Times is reporting Epstein used to pose as a recruiter for the lingerie brand\'s catalog.Per the Times, by the mid \'90s Esptein had \"sweeping powers over [Wexner\'s] finances, philanthropy and private life,\" and used his proximity to Wexner to gain access to aspiring models. In 1996, model Maria Farmer alleges Epstein sexually assaulted her in Wexner\'s Ohio mansion. She claims she called the police but was not allowed to leave for 12 hours. Not even a year after the incident with Farmer, Epstein allegedly attacked another model, Alicia Arden, in his Santa Monica ho

Meghan Markle Wore An Everlane Jumpsuit In British Vogue — & It’s Still Available

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If you weren\'t one of the people who searched \"Meghan Markle\" in 2016, casually making her the most Googled woman that year, then let us get you up to speed on America\'s across-the-pond obsession. First and foremost, she\'s an actress ( er, was: Markle\'s last gig saw her starring in Suits). Second, she founded The Tig, a lifestyle and culture website (that she\'s, sadly, since divested from). She was pretty popular on Instagram. Oh, and she\'s married to Prince Harry. Enter: the Duchess of Sussex. But don\'t get stuck there. Since she\'s added yet another layer of curiosity to her image, that means the paparazzi have taken notice — and we get more style moments to dissect from here on out.After sifting through some of our favorite Markle looks, we noticed a common theme throughout her #OOTDs. While the actress may be the name on everyone\'s keyboards, she seems to know how to keep a low-profile when it comes to her wardrobe — and she n

Beyoncé Wears Hip-Baring Red Beaded Dress For Niece's Birthday Party

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No one can do a theme party like Beyoncé. Fresh off her very stylish press tour for The Lion King, the superstar has blessed the Beyhive with an unexpected gift: photos of her and Jay-Z looking like they’ve just time traveled from the Roaring Twenties.On Sunday, she took to Instagram to share the behind-the-scenes images. In the first, we see her standing solo, wearing a deep red, one-shoulder gown with a sweetheart neckline, detailed beadwork, and intricate embroidery. Beyoncé completed the look with earrings and a sparkly white jade cuff.Next, she posted a snapshot in which she her husband stand next to each other locked arm-in-arm. We get an even clearer picture of Bey’s entire ensemble — including Jimmy Choo sandals that match her high-slit gown. Jay, meanwhile, looks dapper in a white and black tuxedo accessorized with a white cane.According to E! News, the power couple was out and about in New York City for their niece Teanna’s 21st birthday party, which had a Great Gat https://w

We Did The Work For You & Found 8 Instagram Brands To Shop Now

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For fashion girls like us, finding a new brand on Instagram is equivalent to a hype beast getting into Supreme after waiting for hours in line. We\'re always searching and scrolling, going down every hole until we find an account that we can brag about knowing before anyone else. But no matter how much we might want to, spending all day, every day on an Instagram deep dive isn\'t realistic — and your boss would probably frown upon it.So, to make finding the newest, most under-the-radar Instagram brands of the moment a little bit easier and a lot less time-consuming, we went ahead and did the work for you. After following every hashtag, geotag and, well, normal tag, we came up with a list of 8 clothing brands that are sure to be the next Saks Potts, Susan Alexandras and Donnis of the world. So before you spend the entirety of your weekend in a giant Instagram void that\'ll only distract you from the pile of laundry sitting in your hamper, take a look at what we found ahead.A

Shailene Woodley on Big Little Lies, Sexual Trauma & Jane’s Season 2 Bangs

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It’s been a week since the controversial, talked-about second season of HBO’s Big Little Lies wrapped. And amidst multiple heated conversations — about Renata’s (Laura Dern) outbursts, Mary-Louise (Meryl Streep) and Madeline’s (Reese Witherspoon) exchanges, a behind-the-scenes scandal about directorial autonomy — there was one seemingly trivial one: What was up with Jane’s (Shailene Woodley) new bangs?As it turns out, the look wasn’t suggested by the ultra-prestige show’s hair and makeup team. Rather, it was Shailene Woodley herself, who wanted to aesthetically manifest Jane’s slow process of recovery from sexual trauma, she explains on this week’s UnStyled podcast. “When I have experienced trauma in my life, the minute that I felt released from some of it — not that you ever get rid of trauma — but you\'re walking side by side with it, and you find some sense of healing,” Woodley explains to Christene Barberich, Refinery29’s cofounder and global editor-i https://www.refinery29.com

Madewell Just Released Their Fall 2019 Collection — & We Need It All

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Like it or not, summer isn\'t going to last forever. Eventually, we\'ll have to say goodbye to weekend beach trips, Friday happy hours and outdoor barbeques in order to make room for long hours at work, shorter, darker days and, for us, the marathon that is Fashion Week. But despite the twinge of disappointment that September\'s arrival inevitably drudges up, there is one thing that we can appreciate about fall 2019. That is, the long-anticipated launch of Madewell\'s fall collection.This week, everyone\'s favorite sustainable denim brand finally gave us a peak at what their design team\'s been working on all summer. Inspired by the likes of 60s and 70s icons Ali McGraw, Jane Birkin and Annie Hall (a.k.a. Diane Keaton), the upcoming season\'s collection combines patterns and colors from the American Southwest with androgynous prep school styling and strategic layering for a fun and imaginative array of pieces destined to beomce r cold-weather wardrobe staple

British Vogue’s September Guest Editor Is The Duchess Of Sussex Meghan Markle

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Dreams do come true — at least if you\'re Edward Enninful. Earlier this year, British Vogue\'s editor-in-chief was not shy about wanting to work with the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle. “Meghan is an example of how far we’ve all come,” the EIC told the Evening Standard in January. Enninful went on to say that he wanted the royal (or her sister-in-law Kate Middleton) on the cover of Vogue. Well, Markle is guest-editing the September issue of British Vogue and we have our first look at it. View this post on Instagram I am thrilled to reveal the cover of the September 2019 issue of @BritishVogue – and to introduce you to the bold, brilliant and inspirational woman who has guest edited it with me: HRH The Duchess of Sussex @SussexRoyal. For the past few months, the Duchess and I have been working together on this shared passion project: to dedicate British Vogue’s biggest issue of the year to all the remarkable women who are redefining our world for the bette https://www.refinery

9 Summer Trends To Buy From Target — All For Under $40

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When it comes to shopping, my philosophy is to splurge on classics, save on trends. And I learned that the hard way: I didn\'t do my bank account any favors by splurging on every sartorial craze to hit my Instagram feed. While I don\'t plan to totally curb my habit of buying designer items when a new trend comes along, even I\'m aware of my (credit card) limits. And that\'s where Target\'s new trending page comes in.The mass retailer is selling everything from mock croc mules and neon dresses to two-piece sets and extra oversized straw hats — all the latest style sensations at a reasonable price (under $40 to be exact). Ahead, we handpicked the 9 best under-$40 summer trends on Target \'s new trending page. Your bank account will thank us.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may

Staud’s Newest It Bag Is A Lunar Achievement

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Ever since its launch in 2015, Staud has charmed us with their signature blend of retro glamour and of-the-moment fabrication. Whether it’s a nylon ballgown dress, a cotton-candy pink kitten heel, or a tackle-box shaped handbag made chic by faux-croc embossing, their knack for combining classic, jet-setting silhouettes with a healthy dose of kook, color, and Instagram-ready styling keeps us returning to their online shop (and their newly launched New York showroom) again and again.And then, of course, there are the bags. The literal (and digital) influence of signature styles like the cylindrical Bissett, the macrame-adorned Moreau, or the boxy Shirley cannot be understated, and for many of the brand\'s fans, acted as a gateway accessory to Staud’s dressed-up universe. So we were excited to catch wind of a new addition to their growing arm-candy family: the Moon Bag, a structured, circular tote in the sculptural vein of all the brand’s previous hits.And today, Staud is offering R2

8 Plus Size Bikinis That Will Make You Never Want To Wear A One-Piece Again

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If you’re plus size, maybe you’ve heard that you’re not “supposed” to wear a bikini. Perhaps you’ve read that a suit needs to be “flattering” or has to “camouflage” a body part in order to be cute. We\'re here to tell you that all of that is dead wrong. Bikinis for plus size women should be just as available and stylish as they are for straight size women, and thanks to a handful of brands doing things right, this is more of a reality than ever. However, navigating swimwear shopping can be stressful and overwhelming for anyone. If you’re plus size, those frustrations can be amplified even more.Luckily, bikini shopping can actually be easier than searching for a one piece for both straight size and plus size shoppers. This way, you can shop bikini tops by bra size, navigate the common issue of having a longer or shorter than average torso, and find bottoms that accommodate wider or narrower hips without being stuck to just one brand or style. Everyone’s proportion https://www.refine

All The Best Fashion Moments From The Orange Is The New Black Premiere

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The groundbreaking Netflix series Orange Is The New Black may officially be coming to an end with the seventh season now streaming, but don\'t worry, there\'s still a lot to savor — with 13 episodes to watch (including an unexpected cameo that we’re sure everyone is going to be talking about) and of course, all the promo and Instagram odes to devour from the talents who brought these beloved characters to life.On Thursday, all of the show’s stars stepped out for the season 7 premiere in New York City, and they definitely delivered on the red carpet. One standout? Natasha Lyonne, who opted for a sleek, all-cream Gucci ensemble. The tie! The popped collar! The pleated midi skirt! This slightly menswear-inspired look is reminiscent of something her character, Nicole Nichols, would wear for a night out (if she weren\'t in prison, of course). On Instagram, Lyonne shared a snapshot of her at the OITNB premiere, writing: “I’m gonna miss us. Thank you @gucci for keeping this farewe

The CFDA Knows NFYW Doesn’t Need To Be An Entire Week

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The Council of Fashion Designers of America is slowly making changes to make it more relevant to the industry it represents, and this week marks another step in that direction. After criticisms that New York Fashion\'s seven-day, eight-night format dragged on for too long, and that its CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund judges lacked inclusivity and diversity, earlier this year, very quietly, the CFDA added two new judges — plus-size model Paloma Elsesser and Vogue.com Fashion News Director Chioma Nnadi. On Wednesday, it announced a new condensed schedule, as well as which designers will be showing.\"Prompted by several seasons’ worth of feedback from domestic and international stakeholders, newly-appointed CFDA Board Chairman Tom Ford and the CFDA decided to shorten the official New York Fashion Week dates to five days and five nights beginning this September,\" a press release announcing the schedule states. \"As a result, the Spring-Summer 2020 New York Collections will be s

Our Top Secret Hack For Shopping At H&M, Revealed

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Between their designer collaborations, studio collections and conscious exclusive drops, navigating HM.com is anything but easy. Fortunately for us, the beloved fast fashion brand has created a solution: the Trends page.Hidden in the \'Shop by Concept\' area of the website\'s main menu, this under-the-radar shopping tool is designed to take the stress out of sorting through all 9,331 options on the brand\'s site. The trend section includes only the most of-the-moment styles, from Jacquemus-inspired mini dresses to KKW-approved bike shorts.To get you started, we handpicked 32 of our favorite items from the trend section and loaded them up in the slideshow ahead.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right here?These Ar

These Are The Vintage Designer Handbags You Should Buy Right Now, According To Experts

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Investing in your first designer handbag is no small task. Finding the right one, especially if it\'s vintage, is a feat in and of itself — and that\'s before you even think about the price. Different from most cases of vintage shopping, buying a secondhand designer bag can cost more than double the price you\'d pay if you bought it new à la Barneys. Why? There are a few reasons: first, if a certain style has come and gone, the only way you can purchase it is secondhand. Rarity, after all, doesn\'t come cheap. Then there\'s the case of the rising secondhand market. As vintage Birkins rise in value, they often overtake their modern counterparts. The reason that clothing and shoes rarely move with the same upward mobility is that, well, you wear them. Soles scuff, coffee stains your dress, or the worst: Aiden\'s dog eats your Manolo\'s. Bags, however, stay perfectly wrapped in a dust bag at the top of your closet (right where they belong).Luckily, online resal

14 College-Ready Backpacks That Get Very High Marks

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Believe it or not, we’re almost in the throes of that magical season that we shopping enthusiasts refer to as “back to school.” Sure, we’re still a little ways off from the changing of the leaves, the dropping of the mercury, and the unearthing of the knitwear, but here in the land of fashion we’re always on the lookout for that upcoming shift — be it in seasons, environments, or trends — that will dictate a new mode of dressing. And returning to school — or work — is one of the most exciting changes that happens in the calendar year, bringing with it the need for one let\'s-get-down-to-business bag to carry it all.If you’re someone who is returning to —or beginning their journey in — a scholarly milieu of any kind, your satchel needs are unique. What you need is a backpack, and it can’t be just any backpack. It has to have room for digital and analog learning devices (in other words, a laptop, notebook, and textbooks) and maybe even snacks, water, and gym c https://www.refinery29.

Dagne Dover’s Summer Sale Has Us Stockpiling Back-To-School Essentials

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When it comes to a simple, chic, do-everything-and-go-everywhere bag, Dagne Dover’s stylish accessories frequently top our list — and, based on our research, our readers share our devotion. The six-year-old New York-based brand has earned legions of devotees — including our founder/creative director, Piera Gelardi — by designing streamlined and sturdy backpacks, handbags, and wallets that leave no organizational stone unturned. Whether it’s a satchel equipped with a water-bottle holder, keyring, and six interior pockets; or a foldable wristlet that manages to stash all a multitude of essentials while maintaining a slim profile, the brand’s ability to deliver high-capacity accessories that don’t scream “bag lady” keeps us coming back again and again.Our frequent visits to Dagne Dover’s online hub have taught us that the brand does not go into markdown very often, so when we hit the site on our weekly rounds and saw a 25% off banner, we sprang into action. The brand https://www.refinery2

Get Ready, This Pyer Moss T-Shirt Is Sure To Sell Out

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In an unprecedented move, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey recently signed a measure banning all abortions at any point during gestation, except in cases where the woman\'s life is in danger. The law is the nation\'s strictest abortion ban yet. Despite all of the widespread misinformation, women are still able to get abortions in the state of Alabama at one of the state\'s three clinics. (Unless successfully challenged, the Alabama ban would take effect this November.) Now, the winner of the 2019 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winner is helping the Yellowhammer Fund raise money with its latest T-shirt. Part of the National Network of Abortion Funds, the Alabama-based organization helps women seeking care at any of the state\'s remaining clinics.On Saturday, Pyer Moss will release its unisex \"Ignore all advice that starts with ladies...\" tee. The shirt retails for $125, and all proceeds will go to the Yellowhammer Fund. The organization provides resources such as travel, lodgi

These Are The 24 Styles That Are Selling Most On ASOS

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When it comes to shopping, there are two routes you can take: investing in wardrobe staples or indulging in trends. Both have their obvious upsides, but only one can be done on a regular basis (well, for most of us, at least). And while we\'d love to buy up all the trends of the moment, rarely can we keep up without spending way too much of our heard-earned cash. That\'s where ASOS comes in.The UK-based e-tailer has just about everything that a girl could need: size inclusivity, up-to-date trends, and an affordable price point. But if we had to identify one ASOS-induced stressor, it\'d be the sheer number of options. In the \'New In\' section alone, there\'s a whopping 1,586 pieces to choose from — and that\'s just the women\'s department. So to help make sure that you\'re getting your fix of leopard print skirts, cowboy boots and throw-on-and-go slip dresses, we\'re going straight to the source and sharing all the pieces that are selling most on

Still Looking For Your Perfect Staple Jeans? H&M Has You Covered

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The whole “love summer, hate everything else” shtick holds — until it’s August, all of your T-shirts have armpit stains, and your expendable income no longer exists thanks to the phenomenon that is rooftop bars.If it’s any consolation, however, fall awaits. And along with the changing of the leaves comes a new influx of fashion’s greatest — and most classic — staple: denim. This year, embrace the harvest season with a denim refresh, and be sure to start your search at H&M. The retailer’s all-new fall denim line has the perfect pair of jeans for just about every occasion.Date night? There’s a jean for that. Job interview? There’s a jean for that. Family reunion? Emotionally, you’re on your own — but sartorially, yes, there’s a jean for that. So before you start building out the rest of your fall wardrobe, stock up on all the staple denim you’ll need. Ahead, here’s a look at our favorite styles.For Date NightNothing says “romance” quite like a perfect https://www.refinery29.com/en-us

We're Here For Nordstrom Rack's Rivalry Clearance Sale — The Deals Are Hard To Beat

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You wouldn’t be wrong in assuming that all eyes are on currently Nordstrom’s much-anticipated, actual-good-deal-ridden Anniversary Sale. We’re in the full swing of the three-week-long event, and while there’s still plenty of beauty, fashion, and home savings to be had, our eyes are beginning to wander away from Nordstrom.com and over to a site we check just as frequently — their sister clearance outlet, Nordstrom Rack.We were very happy to see that the markdown-heavy site is following in the footsteps of its elder sibling with their blowout “Clear The Rack ” event, where many of its already price-slashed clearance items are available for an extra 25% off. This promotion is pretty epic and its only running through July 28, so we suggest you to get to stepping over to Nordy’s Rack (does anyone call it that?) and check out some rock-bottom prices on brands like Staud, Madewell, Topshop, Kendra Scott, and more.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelmi https://www.refin

Here's Everything R29 UK Wore To Work During London's Hottest Day On Record

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Boris Johnson became the prime minister of the United Kingdom yesterday, so it seems appropriate that all of Britain braced itself for the hottest day on record immediately after. Welcome to hell, everyone. And if you take a look at the new cabinet he\'s assembled, you could almost accuse the government of using the boiling hot weather as a distraction to bury bad news. Our friends across the pond now live in a country in which Jacob Rees-Mogg is the leader of the Commons and Michael Gove is looking after a no-deal Brexit strategy. (To any Americans unfamiliar with Rees-Mogg or Gove, let\'s just say they\'re...not encouraging new leaders.)Anyway, here\'s what some R29 staffers in the UK wore to work to battle the 38 degree (100.4 in Fahrenheit) heat.Ellen Miles, Strategy & Client Services ManagerI got this cobalt silk set from a vintage shop in sweltering Tbilisi (who doesn’t love a bit of Soviet summer style?), where it passed the 40 degree heat stress-test with fl

The Nordstrom Sale Styles That Are Selling Out The Fastest

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Nordstrom\'s epic Anniversary Sale is burning its way through the end of July...And our wallets. With over a week left of the ongoing exclusive discounts, we\'re already seeing products sell out across multiple categories; from cult-favorite beauty buys to home basics and fashion essentials. It\'s time to act fast if you want to score big on the bestselling goods of the season (and a few goodies from fall \'19 too).If you missed the initial sale-boat for this annual shopping extravaganza, don\'t fret. Ahead we\'ve matched the top sold-out items with similar deals that are still in stock (for now). Scroll on to peep what styles people are adding to cart most — and also to find out what\'s on trend for the end-of-summer through the start-of-fall. Hint: it\'s multi-seasonal staples like black booties, sunscreen sets, leggings, luminous beauty palettes, cross-body bags, and more.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff.

Selena Gomez's Sun Hat Is The Perfect Summer Accessory

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After Selena Gomez left her Wizards of Waverly Place persona in the Disney dust at the Victoria\'s Secret Fashion Show in 2015, we predicted that her street style was going to get better with time, and it did.In advance of what\'s sure to be many major style moments, peruse (and probably bookmark) the slideshow of looks ahead. Selena\'s graduated from jeans and T-shirts to a sophisticated arsenal of laser-cut leather, sequined minis, and lethal pointed-toe pumps, all of which can be seen as she enters and exits random buildings amid flashes from the paps. Sure, she slays the red carpet as any pop star with a stylist does, but it\'s her street style that catches our eye. The heart may want want it wants, but we want those shoes (and that bag, and that coat, and the... you get the idea).Most recently, Selena was spotted enjoying her Italian summer vacation wearing a cream maxi dress with a gorgeous ruffle detail, topped off with the perfect sun hat that also happens to be

Scarlett Johansson's Blinding 11-Carat Engagement Ring Is Convincing Us To Ditch Traditional Rings

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To add another tick to this already engagement-packed summer, Scarlett Johansson and Saturday Night Live\'s Colin Jost, are getting hitched — and boy, did she get a rock. In truth, the couple of two years have been officially engaged since May of this year, but it wasn’t until Comic Con, where the actress is promoting the Avengers franchise, that we finally got a good look at the boulder that\'s now sitting on her left ring finger.The ring, an 11-carat light brown diamond on a black, curved band, is believed to be designed by Taffin’s James de Givenchy, nephew of Givenchy’s late founder, Hubert de Givenchy (casual). Shane Co. ’s VP of Merchandise, Alicia Davis, told Page Six that Scarlett’s ring “looks to be a spin on two stone shapes, mixing an oval and pear to create an elegant egg shape.” Oh, and did we mention that it\'s likely valued at $400,000? Nice work, Colin.Coming after a year of traditional celebrity engagement rings (i.e., Jennifer Lawrence, Sarah Hyland and S

Ariana Grande’s New Givenchy Campaign Video Is Here

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The summer of #Arivenchy is in full swing. Just last week, Givenchy dropped the first images from Ariana Grande ’s debut campaign with the luxury retailer. And now, we’re getting even more must-see content from the campaign, including a newly released behind-the-scenes video.In the footage, Ari is posing and showing off a diverse selection of luxe ensembles. While on set, she gets a call and has to make a run for it. Naturally, she doesn’t waste time doing an outfit change — after all, she’s a Givenchy girl-on-the-go now.The video features the songstress humming and composing an impromptu song just for the campaign, complete with the lyrics: \"I\'m gonna sing about what\'s happening right now / shooting my campaign for Givenchy / that\'s right, bitch / try me.\" Is that a mood or what?It\'s been a big few months for the superstar. Just a few weeks ago, Ari landed her first-ever Vogue cover, which also starred her dog Toulouse. Back in May, Givenchy announced t

The 29 Nordstrom Sale Finds Readers Are Obsessed With

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July is a scuba dive into the deep sea of sales. Post Prime Day, our shopping tanks are running on empty and we\'re ready to come up for air — but, just as we start to surface, another lure of irresistible deals floats in to hook us: a big kahuna called Nordstrom\'s Anniversary Sale. The annual event kicked off on Friday, July 19 with major cross-category discounts on premium brands that not even our spent bank accounts can resist.Before you take a shopping reprieve, join us for one final dive into the most wanted Nordstrom scores. We looked back at last year\'s carts and crafted a list of R29 reader\'s most wanted products to shop for 2019\'s extravaganza. There\'s a little sale something for everyone; from exclusive beauty sets to plush home bundles, top-rated fashion basics, stylish luggage, and more. With just enough shopping oxygen left in the month, it\'s time to swim through the 29 deals ahead.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwh

20 Bags To Take "Back To School" That Won't Remind You Of Your High School Backpack

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We might not spend the last few weeks of summer piling up on highlighters, wide-ruled notebooks and ~groovy~ book covers at the supply store anymore, but that doesn\'t mean that \"back to school\" season is behind us — at least not completely. No matter how old we get, we\'ll always see August as the real start of a new year, a sign to start fresh. First on the list of priorities is to replace our ratty, old backpacks.There\'s only one problem: joining the working world doesn\'t just eliminate our need for a commuter bag that works. After all, we have to lug around a heavy laptop, spare workout clothes and a phone so big it barely fits in a mini bag. Thankfully, many of the industry\'s best handbag designers have started selling tote bags that are actually, well, cool. To prove it, we rounded up the best 20 \"back-to-school\" bags that look nothing like your high school backpack.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming wor

Watch Prada Reinvent Its Iconic Nylon Bag With Adut Akech — & An Eco-Friendly Touch

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As discussions around sustainability and ethical responsibility (at long last!) move to the forefront of the fashion industry, more brands are working to implement lasting, positive change — including Prada. In May, the luxury Godmother of global fashion announced the brand would no longer use fur. And in June, Prada’s 21st century evolution continued apace with the launch of Re-Nylon, an eco-friendly line of iconic bag silhouettes executed in a progressive new nylon, Econyl, a 100% regenerated fiber from fishnets and other nylon excess. The Prada Re-Nylon collection reintroduces six classic styles for men and women: the belt bag, the shoulder bag, a tote, duffle, and two Prada backpacks (our personal picks, btw). The entire collection is produced from environmentally-friendly materials, and features a chic re-interpretation of the signature triangular Prada logo we all know and covet.“Our ultimate goal will be to convert all Prada virgin nylon into Re-Nylon by the end of 2021, https:/

Some Plus-Size Forever 21 Shoppers Received Diet Bars With Their Orders

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Several Forever 21 customers have taken to social media to share their outrage over an unexpected bonus item that arrived with their recent online orders. The item in question? Diet bars from the weight loss brand Atkins. The retail giant reportedly distributed the bars as part of an ongoing promotion, but several plus-size shoppers pointed out the less-than-ideal optics of that particular marketing decision.One person called out the brand directly on Twitter: “Hey @forever21 do you include weight loss Atkin bars in all your shipments or just in the ones for ladies over 1X?”Many raised concerns about a major company like Forever 21 sending diet products to its customers, especially if those people are struggling with their body image or recovering from eating disorders.Hey @forever21 do you include weightloss Atkin bars in all your shipments or just in the ones for ladies over 1X ?? pic.twitter.com/ldajPJ81NM— Katya (@wisekatya) July 22, 2019 FOREVER21 SHOULDNT BE SENDING DIET BA https

Zappos Celebrates 20 Years Of Unrelenting Customer Service With A Big Birthday Sale

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It’s hard to believe that Zappos has been around for 20 years. In the grand scheme of retail, they’re newcomers (hello, Saks Fifth Avenue and Macy’s); but in their chosen milieu of e-commerce they are one of the most established and heaviest of hitters, founded multiple internet lifetimes ago in 1999. Which means that this momentous year of 2019 marks their 20th journey around the sun — all the while maintaining their much-lauded, above-and-beyond customer service, notoriously positive company culture, and lest we forget, selling thousands and thousands (and thousands) of shoes (and quite a bit of apparel, in case you didn\'t know).Zappos, in typically exuberant fashion, is giving us a big reason to celebrate — an extra 20% off sale styles now through July 28. We did not hesitate to comb through as much of the vast selection as we possibly could, turning up gems from Vans, Birkenstock, New Balance, and more. (The additional discount will be applied at checkout, so remember to https

These Are The 20 Styles That Are Selling Most On Urban Outfitters Right Now

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It’s no secret that here on the shopping team, Urban Outfitters is a go-to for a surprising breadth of affordable and pleasantly off-kilter wardrobe staples — both from the retailer’s own imprint and from classically cool footwear and accessories brands like FILA, Fjallraven, and Herschel Supply Co. Whether its a stretchy bra top that we could see ourselves wearing all summer long with high-waisted skirts or a pair of patchwork pants from just-revived mid-aughts stalwart Kimchi Blue, the Philadelphia-based retailer is always coming up with pieces that mix wearability and now-ness in perfect proportion. And don’t forget that they also stock a veritable estate’s worth of boho furniture, home decor, and gifts.We certainly know what we’re shopping on the brand’s website, but we wanted to know: what is everyone else buying? We reached out to our friends at UO, who filled us in on the best-selling items across the board — including bubblegum-colored mini backpacks, denim dres https://www.ref

All Of Jennifer Lopez's Most Iconic Fashion Moments

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Whether you know her as J.Lo or Jenny from the block, Jennifer Lopez is an undisputed legend. And while many are convinced that she seems to be aging backwards, today, July 24, is her birthday — and she\'s turning the big 5-0!From her early days as a Fly Girl on In Living Color to her breakout role in the biopic Selena to her turn as a pop star who can deliver a dance hit like no other, Jen has been captivating the entertainment industry for over two decades. Where has the time gone?Of course, she\'s not just a triple-threat performer. She\'s also a major style star whose sartorial choices over the years have been equal parts glamorous and game-changing. (After all, that infamous Versace green dress is the reason Google created its image search — but more on that soon.) In fact, earlier this year she received the Council of Fashion Designers of America\'s Fashion Icon Award.Just like her music, J.Lo\'s ensembles are often unapologetically loud and ultra glam. Put si

Summer's Top Trends Are Hiding In Zara's Best-Sellers List

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It\'s a rare day that we walk through the doors of Zara (or sign onto Zara.com) and don\'t leave with at least one cheap thrill. Oversized blazers, flowy sundresses, strappy heels — no matter what you\'re looking for, bets are that Zara has it... and probably in a handful of colors and patterns. But between work and play, there isn\'t always time to scroll through pages of product, let alone drive to the mall and scour every section of the store. That\'s where the site\'s best seller tab comes in.We\'re suckers for anything that makes finding that one perfect item quick and easy. And it’s safe to presume the top-sellers section features the best Zara has to offer. After all, there\'s a reason why everyone is buying it up. So skip the searching — we\'re bringing you 32 of our favorite picks from Zara\'s best sellers section. From bubblegum pink slides to 90s grunge jeans, there\'s a fun (and affordable) piece for you somewhere in the mix ahead

These High-Cut Swimsuits Will Give You Legs For Days

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Every decade has its iconic swimwear style. The 1930s gave us a proto-wresting suit with full-coverage legs, knitted with a new-fangled material called rayon. The 1950s saw the rise of the bikini, which revealed the forbidden belly button. And of course, the late \'80s and \'90s brought us leg openings that climbed from mid-thigh to the hipbone, elongating the already-lengthy gams on the “supers” — Naomi, Cindy, Linda, Christy, et al. — and becoming the emblematic silhouette of the crimped-hair decade.The great thing about this last style is its hyper-flattering properties — you don’t have to be a Claudia Schiffer reincarnate in order for this suit to give your legs the appearance of being several miles long. Because it’s such a universally flattering style, we decided it was time to start browsing for our favorites. Click through to see the best high-cut (sometimes called “French cut”) bathing costumes that we dug up, from fire engine-red Baywatch throwbacks to thor https://ww

Kanye West Wants To Trademark His Sunday Service Merch

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Kris Jenner \'s trademark lawyers must be awfully busy. On the heels of the Kim Kardashian West\'s disastrous announcement of her \"solutions-based\" shape wear line Kimono (that name was quickly kiboshed), TMZ is reporting that her husband Kanye West is filing the paperwork to trademark his church-themed Sunday Service merchandise.That means, if granted, Ye would have exclusive ownership of clothing, dresses, footwear, headwear, jackets loungewear, scarves, shirts, socks and clothing tops under the umbrella \"Sunday Service\". We got our first look at West\'s offering during his Coachella set in April, when he sold his branded 8-piece collection, including neutral-hued items bearing slogans often heard in church.He included sweatshirts priced from $165 to $225 and bearing the phrases \"Holy Spirit\" and \"Trust God,\" as well as a pair of $50 socks that read \"Jesus Walks.\" Onlookers immediately took to social media to cal

Here's What This Gymnastics Pro Won't Leave Home Without

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Nastia Liuken Spills Her BagNastia Liukin is a name to know in gymnastics, with plenty of hardware to prove it. But when she isn\'t sporting a gym bag, she carries around a jam-packed purse just like the rest of us. So for our latest installment of Spill It, we brought in Nastia to give us a glimpse inside one of her favorite bags — revealing a little bit more about her and the items she always keeps on her.As an avid traveler, Nastia keeps plenty of things on hand for spontaneous trips: comfy socks, sunscreen, a passport. Her perfume and compact mirror are always accessible, snacks are a must-have, and she keeps both journal and pen within reach. Travel necessities aside, she also makes sure to carry a U by Kotex click-compact tampon at all times. For something that takes up negligible space, it can be a lifesaver, whether she’s expecting her period or not. Check out the video above to see what else Nastia has in her bag.Like what you see? How about some more R29 goodness, right h

Kim Kardashian & Ariana Grande Address Allegations Against Photographer Marcus Hyde

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Serious allegations have been leveled against celebrity photographer Marcus Hyde, whose clients include Childish Gambino, Chance the Rapper, Jhené Aiko , Ariana Grande and Kim Kardashian. Earlier this week, the fashion industry\'s unofficial watchdog Instagram account, Diet Prada, shared apparent Instagram Direct Messages between Hyde and a young model named Sunnaya Nash, in which he appears to offer a free photoshoot in exchange for nude pictures. Now both Kardashian and Grande are speaking out against Hyde in the wake of the accusations. View this post on Instagram Gross @marcushyde . @kimkardashian @arianagrande , come get your boy and teach him some decency. Last night, Los Angeles model and interior design student @sunnnaya replied to the celebrity photographer’s Instagram story seeking models for a shoot. What transpired in their DM was nothing short of the typical predatory douchebaggery you’d expect via shady Instagram “castings” by slimy dudes. With https://www.refinery29.

Nu Wave Swim Brings Sustainability To The Forefront At Miami Swim Week

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After decades of ignorance, the fashion industry is at last coming to terms with sustainable practices as a must rather than a suggestion. During New York Fashion Week last February, we heard 18-year-old climate activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez soundtrack the Collina Strada runway with a moving talk about the importance of sustainability. Later in the week, everyone from Rachel Comey to Bode to Chromat placed sustainability at the forefront of their collections. But even with the recent growth we\'ve seen, there\'s still a long way to go. Case in point: swimwear. Ironically enough, the one clothing item designed solely to be worn in and out of the ocean is the one that\'s hurting it most. But change is finally in the water.In Miami, home of the swimwear industry and Miami Swim Week, the need for sustainable practices is dire. According to a New York Times article, \"if emissions continue to grow and sea levels respond moderately, by 2100 about 10 percent of the city of Mi

The 29 Nordstrom Sale Finds Readers Are Obsessed With

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July is a scuba dive into the deep sea of sales. Post Prime Day, our shopping tanks are running on empty and we\'re ready to come up for air — but, just as we start to surface, another lure of irresistible deals floats in to hook us: a big kahuna called Nordstrom\'s Anniversary Sale. The annual event kicked off on Friday, July 19 with major cross-category discounts on premium brands that not even our spent bank accounts can resist.Before you take a shopping reprieve, join us for one final dive into the most wanted Nordstrom scores. We looked back at last year\'s carts and crafted a list of R29 reader\'s most wanted products to shop for 2019\'s extravaganza. There\'s a little sale something for everyone; from exclusive beauty sets to plush home bundles, top-rated fashion basics, stylish luggage, and more. With just enough shopping oxygen left in the month, it\'s time to swim through the 29 deals ahead.At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwh