Monday, February 27, 2012

Banana Republic Annie Faux Wrap Dress

I tried on Banana Republic's Annie faux wrap dress back in January.  I loved it and wanted it then.  I mean, from the allover animal print to the flattering faux wrap style, what's not to love?

The dress retails for $98, which is on the low side for BR dresses.  But, when you know how BR so quickly slashes prices, why pay retail?

Last Saturday, I stopped into a local BR store for the secret envelope sale.  Everyone who entered the store received an envelope with a discount ranging from 30% to 50% off.  I received a 30% off card.  Darn it!

The offer was also valid on sale items though.  And guess what was sitting on a rack already deeply discounted? The Banana Republic Annie faux wrap dress in my size!  It was marked down to $59.99, so I got it for $42.



For Work:


DressBanana Republic
BlazerBanana Republic Factory Store
ShoesFranco Sarto via Marshalls

9 comments:

  1. I have that dress too, purchased it during the one-time special for military families - 50% off full-priced items. The fit is very flattering! Love how you paired it with the blazer. Now I'll be hunting for that blazer (LOL).
    Thanks for the fashion tips!

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  2. The dress looks great on you. I bought a BR faux wrap dress not long ago but it hits below my knees (not flattering)...I should have gone with petite sizing.

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  3. I tried this dress, but the print was overpowering. I bought the black version of this dress however I cannot wear it to work lol lol let's just say I look to darn sexy lol lol lol even with a blazer. I had the opportunity to wear it to a funeral with a striped black and white blazer. My only complaint of wearing this dress in the winter was the static with the hosiery. Do you have any static tricks that excludes hairspray.

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  5. I love this look, especially with the blazer. Also, you are rocking the short do and making me want to chop my hair into a chic style!!!

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  6. I love this look, especially with the blazer. Also, you are rocking the short do and making me want to chop my hair into a chic style!!!

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  7. @Mica: Indeed. The print and fit made it a must-have for me.

    @Corrinne: You got a great deal too! This dress is quite flattering. It makes me look extra shapely. Ha.

    @Tina: Yes, I also found many of the wrap dresses too long. This one is a tad longer than I would usually like, but it didn't come in petite.

    @Losing and Eating Healthy: I know exactly what you mean re: the print and the fit. The dress does look especially sexy from the back. When I get static cling, I take some lotion and rub on the tights. I've heard that dampening a used dryer sheet also helps.

    @Mae: Thanks! I'm glad I found an additional use for this blazer because I don't get to wear it a lot. I am having lots of fun with my short do again. I'm planning to grow out it a bit though.

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  8. This is great! I love how you did black tifhts with black shoes. I just ordered the current version for myself.

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