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Wardrobe staples, designer shoes, and more that you can get on discount if you act fast!!!

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1. A pair of convertible mittens made of 100% merino wool for beating winter blues with toasty warmth at the ~touch of your fingers~.

Get them from Shopbop for $14 (originally $35; also available in black).
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Get them from Shopbop for $14 (originally $35; also available in black).

2. A DKNY textured fit-and-flare dress so your work wardrobe starts to reflect what a big kid you've become (depending on the day).

Get it from DKNY for $89 (originally $139; available in sizes XXS-XXL).
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Get it from DKNY for $89 (originally $139; available in sizes XXS-XXL).

3. A pair of Givenchy rounded sunglasses that'll blind everyone with your good taste, but properly shield your eyes from the sun.

Did I mention their 100% UVA/UVB protection?Get them from Neiman Marcus for $182 (originally $365).
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Did I mention their 100% UVA/UVB protection?

Get them from Neiman Marcus for $182 (originally $365).

4. A pair of high-rise skinny jeans, because Madewell lasts a lifetime — which is exactly how long you should be able to keep quality denim.

Promising review: "I don't typically review products, but these jeans are just that good. I have been searching for a pair of everyday winners that I do not have to tug up every time I bend down or squat which, with three kids, is about 50,000 a day. These are soft, comfortable, do not lose their shape after a full day (or two) of wear and as advertised, and they hold you in nicely without being restricting. The distressing is great and well placed. I would highly recommend." —MAHANGet them from Madewell for $99 (originally $135; available in sizes 23-32).
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Promising review: "I don't typically review products, but these jeans are just that good. I have been searching for a pair of everyday winners that I do not have to tug up every time I bend down or squat which, with three kids, is about 50,000 a day. These are soft, comfortable, do not lose their shape after a full day (or two) of wear and as advertised, and they hold you in nicely without being restricting. The distressing is great and well placed. I would highly recommend." —MAHAN

Get them from Madewell for $99 (originally $135; available in sizes 23-32).

5. A pair of water-resistant leather UGG boots with plush wool lining for conquering tough winters with this even tougher ally.

And their rubber outsole give you a good grip!Promising review: "These are super cute with the sterling cuff and they are very comfortable. My feet stay very warm, but never hot!" —Sherling LoverGet them from UGG for $139 (originally $200; available in sizes 5-11 and in three colors).
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And their rubber outsole give you a good grip!

Promising review: "These are super cute with the sterling cuff and they are very comfortable. My feet stay very warm, but never hot!" —Sherling Lover

Get them from UGG for $139 (originally $200; available in sizes 5-11 and in three colors).

6. A Brooks Brothers cotton eyelet shirt dress so you can always rely on this très chic staple whenever you have important events.

Promising review: "I have several dresses in this style from prior spring and summer lines. They are so comfortable and flattering. I get tons of compliments each time I wear them!" —KGC Florida Get it from Brooks Brothers for $89.50 (originally 298; available in sizes 0-14).
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Promising review: "I have several dresses in this style from prior spring and summer lines. They are so comfortable and flattering. I get tons of compliments each time I wear them!" —KGC Florida

Get it from Brooks Brothers for $89.50 (originally 298; available in sizes 0-14).

7. An L.L. Bean 100% plaid button-down with quilted lining that'll become your favorite flannel for as long as winter exists — which is sadly forever.

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Promising review: "I am so happy and relieved to have gotten this shirt. I tend to feel cold all the time, and combined with the recent subzero temperature, I have been downright uncomfortable. This shirt is warm without bulk and seems very well-made with the sturdy flannel and the quilted lining. What a life changer!" —MHBean

Get it from L.L. Bean for $59.99 (originally $89; available in sizes XS-XL and in three colors).

8. A pair of Ralph Lauren tall leather boots, because putting your best foot forward is only worth it when you can do so for seasons to come (tldr: these will last forever).

Plus, they have lightly cushioned insoles for maximum comfort!Promising review: "I can't say enough good things about these boots! I literally get several compliments every time I wear them and that is almost daily! They are EXCEPTIONALLY comfortable, mega stylish, and really make my outfits pop. They go with so many different things that I wear, as the color is perfect. These are my favorite buy of the season. I had to buy a second pair in another color." —RebeccaGet them from Zappos for $95.50 (originally $159; available in sizes 5-11 and in two colors).
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Plus, they have lightly cushioned insoles for maximum comfort!

Promising review: "I can't say enough good things about these boots! I literally get several compliments every time I wear them and that is almost daily! They are EXCEPTIONALLY comfortable, mega stylish, and really make my outfits pop. They go with so many different things that I wear, as the color is perfect. These are my favorite buy of the season. I had to buy a second pair in another color." —Rebecca

Get them from Zappos for $95.50 (originally $159; available in sizes 5-11 and in two colors).

9. A super-soft, semi-sheer turtleneck for collecting classic layering pieces without *going up to your neck* in debt.

Promising review: "What a wonderful layering piece! I bought this in ivory and was worried it would be too sheer, but a basic nude bra disappears underneath this turtleneck. The fabric is a lightweight, slightly sheer sweater material. It's fabulous." —cyndimarieGet it from Free People for $29.95 (originally $40; available in sizes XS-L and in eight colors).
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Promising review: "What a wonderful layering piece! I bought this in ivory and was worried it would be too sheer, but a basic nude bra disappears underneath this turtleneck. The fabric is a lightweight, slightly sheer sweater material. It's fabulous." —cyndimarie

Get it from Free People for $29.95 (originally $40; available in sizes XS-L and in eight colors).

10. A J Brand distressed denim jacket so you can trust the authority on all things denim when it comes to forever-trendy pieces.

Get it from The Outnet for $134 (originally $298; available in sizes XS-L).
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Get it from The Outnet for $134 (originally $298; available in sizes XS-L).

11. A pair of Wolford stay-up stockings with lace bands, because you're sick and tired of your toes poking out of cheap tights every winter.

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Promising review: "These are amazing! They're great quality and they actually stay up. The lace detail is sturdy, as in you don't have to worry about it ripping or slipping off!" —KarinaLG

Get them from Nordstrom for $35.25 (originally $47; available in sizes XS-L and in two colors).

12. A lace push-up plunge bra that'll give you the best of both worlds: plush padding and room for low-cut shirts.

Who isn't sorrowfully aware of how expensive bras are?? This one's under $30?? Take 👏 my 👏 money. Promising review: "This is the best bra I have ever purchased, it's firm, it lifts, and the quality is amazing, I will definitely be purchasing my next bra from Torrid again, it was exactly what I hoped it would be." —EclouserGet it from Torrid for $29.90 (originally $44.90; available in sizes 36C-46B).
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Who isn't sorrowfully aware of how expensive bras are?? This one's under $30?? Take 👏 my 👏 money.

Promising review: "This is the best bra I have ever purchased, it's firm, it lifts, and the quality is amazing, I will definitely be purchasing my next bra from Torrid again, it was exactly what I hoped it would be." —Eclouser

Get it from Torrid for $29.90 (originally $44.90; available in sizes 36C-46B).

13. A two-tone stainless steel watch with 18K yellow gold plating and a mother of pearl face so you can show off your timeless taste without breaking the bank.

Did I mention it's water resistant up to 100 meters? Promising review: "This is a really handsome women's watch. I had a similar Tudor Rolex style for years and wanted to replace it due to age and it just plain gave out. The Pro-Diver is almost an exact duplicate minus the numbering on the watch face rim. The wrist feel is exceptionally smooth, and it is not as physically heavy as it may appear. The packaging was superlative. It looks much more expensive than it was. This brand is touted to be durable. I'd buy it again — I'm that happy with it." —DeejGet it from Amazon for $39.99 (originally $59.99).
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Did I mention it's water resistant up to 100 meters?

Promising review: "This is a really handsome women's watch. I had a similar Tudor Rolex style for years and wanted to replace it due to age and it just plain gave out. The Pro-Diver is almost an exact duplicate minus the numbering on the watch face rim. The wrist feel is exceptionally smooth, and it is not as physically heavy as it may appear. The packaging was superlative. It looks much more expensive than it was. This brand is touted to be durable. I'd buy it again — I'm that happy with it." —Deej

Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (originally $59.99).

14. A belted wind- and water-resistant trench coat so you can have a trusted ally whenever things get stormy.

Promising review: "This is made of high-quality material — it's everything I want in a stylish trench coat and it looks sophisticated." —AmyGet it from Abercrombie for $80 (originally $160; available in sizes XS-XL and in four colors).
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Promising review: "This is made of high-quality material — it's everything I want in a stylish trench coat and it looks sophisticated." —Amy

Get it from Abercrombie for $80 (originally $160; available in sizes XS-XL and in four colors).

15. A ribbed knit marled sweater with a subtle ruffle hem that'll instantly upgrade any outfit, even though you've never felt more comfortable.

Promising review: "This is a fun sweater with polish! It's very comfortable and fits well. I have worn it to work with slacks, and it would also easily be worn more casually with jeans." —RubyDuGet it from Eloquii for $32.99 (originally $74.90; available in sizes 14/16-22/24).
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Promising review: "This is a fun sweater with polish! It's very comfortable and fits well. I have worn it to work with slacks, and it would also easily be worn more casually with jeans." —RubyDu

Get it from Eloquii for $32.99 (originally $74.90; available in sizes 14/16-22/24).

16. A Michael, Michael Kors leather moto jacket for earning street style credibility for basically the rest of your life — when will this not look cool? Never.

Get it from Lord and Taylor for $260 (originally $520; available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).
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Get it from Lord and Taylor for $260 (originally $520; available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).

17. A pair of Rag and Bone cropped, dark wash jeans, because investing in good denim is like buying a house — it better freaking last a lifetime. And they will.

Get it from Rag and Bone for $100 (originally $195; available in sizes 23-32).
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Get it from Rag and Bone for $100 (originally $195; available in sizes 23-32).

18. A colorblock faux fur pompom beanie with extra lining so you can keep your head on straight when it comes to spending, but also make your noggin' unbelievably warm.

Promising review: "I am totally enjoying this new hat — it is doing a top job of staying on my head and covering my ears at all times. The extra band inside lining provides additional warmth. I'm very pleased with this item!" —HappyDebbyGet it from Bloomingdales for $43.50 (originally $58; available in two colors).
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Promising review: "I am totally enjoying this new hat — it is doing a top job of staying on my head and covering my ears at all times. The extra band inside lining provides additional warmth. I'm very pleased with this item!" —HappyDebby

Get it from Bloomingdales for $43.50 (originally $58; available in two colors).

19. A floral ruffled A-line skirt that'll guarantee ~best dressed~ at the office every season, thanks to its versatility.

And it has an elasticized waistband for unbeatable comfort!Get it from ModCloth for $49.99 (originally $65; available in sizes XXS-4X).
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And it has an elasticized waistband for unbeatable comfort!

Get it from ModCloth for $49.99 (originally $65; available in sizes XXS-4X).

20. A Kate Spade leather wallet with *12* credit card slots, because nothing says adult like a designer wallet — especially when you can tell your parents you actually *saved* money on this.

What can I say, I'm just a full-on grownup now. But please still pay my cell phone bill. This also has one ID slot and two billfolds! Promising review: "This is a beautiful product with plenty of room, but is not a bulky wallet. I love the two-color design. I get lots of compliments on it. I am so glad I purchased this!" —blancsGet it from Kate Spade for $64 (originally $128).
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What can I say, I'm just a full-on grownup now. But please still pay my cell phone bill. This also has one ID slot and two billfolds!

Promising review: "This is a beautiful product with plenty of room, but is not a bulky wallet. I love the two-color design. I get lots of compliments on it. I am so glad I purchased this!" —blancs

Get it from Kate Spade for $64 (originally $128).

21. A pair of Athleta workout leggings specifically for colder weather — there are really no excuses now, sorry! Or you can just relax in them.

It has hollow fibers that trap air for more warmth, and is is designed for maximum mobility in cold-weather training. Promising review: "These fit and look amazing. I get many compliments. The pockets are awesome, too. They're warm for running outside on cooler days. I'm very happy with these pants!" —sunnysideGet it from Athleta for $29.99 (originally $89; available in sizes XXS-XL and in two colors).
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It has hollow fibers that trap air for more warmth, and is is designed for maximum mobility in cold-weather training.

Promising review: "These fit and look amazing. I get many compliments. The pockets are awesome, too. They're warm for running outside on cooler days. I'm very happy with these pants!" —sunnyside

Get it from Athleta for $29.99 (originally $89; available in sizes XXS-XL and in two colors).

22. A Rebecca Minkoff leather satchel tote so you always look upscale, even when the rest of your outfit is leggings and a T-shirt.

It even has FOUR interior pockets so everything has a place!Promising review: "It's beautiful and liked the texture of the leather,but thought the color was the same in the picture.But when I got it,it's more purple! But overall,they're beautiful and size is about right.Roomy and more pocket inside." —Verified ReviewerGet it from Rebecca Minkoff for $173 (originally $345).
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It even has FOUR interior pockets so everything has a place!

Promising review: "It's beautiful and liked the texture of the leather,but thought the color was the same in the picture.But when I got it,it's more purple! But overall,they're beautiful and size is about right.Roomy and more pocket inside." —Verified Reviewer

Get it from Rebecca Minkoff for $173 (originally $345).

23. A satin Diane Von Furstenberg gingham wrap dress that'll make you feel like an A-list celebrity wherever you go — even if you took the bus to get there.

Get it from The Outnet for $195 (originally $468; available in XS-L).
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Get it from The Outnet for $195 (originally $468; available in XS-L).

24. A check cape blazer for feeling like a real hero whenever someone actually takes you seriously, all thanks to this sophisticated number.

Get it from Nasty Gal for $35 (originally $120; available in sizes S-L).
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Get it from Nasty Gal for $35 (originally $120; available in sizes S-L).

25. A Kenneth Cole A-line jacket featuring a detachable hood and deep front pockets, because you shouldn't have to wait until your 50's until you can afford a good coat.

Psst, this is lined!Promising review: "This coat is amazing. It's the perfect length and great for the transition from fall to winter. It layers beautifully and is the perfect neutral to pair with anything!" —CaropowGet it from Nordstrom for $89.90 (originally $150; available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).
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Psst, this is lined!

Promising review: "This coat is amazing. It's the perfect length and great for the transition from fall to winter. It layers beautifully and is the perfect neutral to pair with anything!" —Caropow

Get it from Nordstrom for $89.90 (originally $150; available in sizes XS-XL and in two colors).

26. An Athleta lightweight sports bra with a strappy back so workouts are actually appealing (or at least comfortable).

Plus, it's designed to wick away sweat and remain breathable even during your toughest workouts!!Promising review: "I'm very active and I love this bra. I have 10 dogs and 21 acres to keep together everyday. I can wear this bra and feel comfortable all day long." —CDSE1Get it from Athleta for $44.99 (originally $59; available in sizes XXS-XL).
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Plus, it's designed to wick away sweat and remain breathable even during your toughest workouts!!

Promising review: "I'm very active and I love this bra. I have 10 dogs and 21 acres to keep together everyday. I can wear this bra and feel comfortable all day long." —CDSE1

Get it from Athleta for $44.99 (originally $59; available in sizes XXS-XL).

27. A pair of Alexis Bittar hand-crafted lucite hoop earrings that'll forever ~turn heads~ thanks to these sophisticated statement pieces.

Get them from Alexis Bittar for $94.50 (originally $135; available in two colors).
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Get them from Alexis Bittar for $94.50 (originally $135; available in two colors).

28. A Soma push up lace bra with memory foam padding, because comfortably keeping the *girls* together shouldn't cost an arm and a leg.

Promising review: "This bra is very comfortable. It has no lumps in the back, is beautiful, and has the best pushup of any bra I've had. I would buy it in ever color if they had more." —DrmomofmanyGet it from Soma for $27.99 (originally $50; available in sizes 32A-36A and in four colors).
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Promising review: "This bra is very comfortable. It has no lumps in the back, is beautiful, and has the best pushup of any bra I've had. I would buy it in ever color if they had more." —Drmomofmany

Get it from Soma for $27.99 (originally $50; available in sizes 32A-36A and in four colors).

29. A Brooks Brothers double-face water-repellant coat with a chic tie belt for finally winning the ongoing battle of "how the hell am I going to look good when it's raining."

And it has lots of pockets, which is always a major plus. Promising review: "I think the fabric is amazing. It is special; it has a great hand and the stiffness of it makes the coat interesting. It also gives the effect of high functionality: it is a raincoat, after all. Also, the unlined interior is beautiful and shows the structure of the coat." —mavisracingGet it from Brooks Brothers for $149.40 (originally $498; available in sizes 0-14).
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And it has lots of pockets, which is always a major plus.

Promising review: "I think the fabric is amazing. It is special; it has a great hand and the stiffness of it makes the coat interesting. It also gives the effect of high functionality: it is a raincoat, after all. Also, the unlined interior is beautiful and shows the structure of the coat." —mavisracing

Get it from Brooks Brothers for $149.40 (originally $498; available in sizes 0-14).

30. An oversized plush cardigan so you can look polished while still feeling like you're in a fuzzy robe.

Promising review: "This cardigan is the best ever. It is so soft and smooth. I can't stop wearing it. I take it everywhere with me. I got one for my mother and daughter-in-law after I had purchased mine and will probably grab myself another (or two)." —LKW3Get it from Nordstrom for $79.99 (originally $126; available in sizes 1X-3X).
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Promising review: "This cardigan is the best ever. It is so soft and smooth. I can't stop wearing it. I take it everywhere with me. I got one for my mother and daughter-in-law after I had purchased mine and will probably grab myself another (or two)." —LKW3

Get it from Nordstrom for $79.99 (originally $126; available in sizes 1X-3X).

31. A heavyweight tweed blazer with frayed edges, because even old jeans and a white T-shirt will look sophisticated when paired with this number.

Promising review: "I'm thrilled to find something appropriate for meetings and more 'uptight' business institutions.It's stylish and appropriate for interviews and meetings. It's great for working in drafty/AC office situations." —likeclothesGet it from Free People for $49.95 (originally $198; available in sizes XS-L).
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Promising review: "I'm thrilled to find something appropriate for meetings and more 'uptight' business institutions.It's stylish and appropriate for interviews and meetings. It's great for working in drafty/AC office situations." —likeclothes

Get it from Free People for $49.95 (originally $198; available in sizes XS-L).

32. A tote, crossbody, and clutch trio that'll make accessorizing easy for every occasion. No more digging around your closet for an appropriate purse.

Promising review: "These bags are all so pretty and have such a nice light pink color. The fabric used for the purses is strong and identical to the ones used for Michael Kors and Kate Spade purses. I love all of the purses so much." —Selina NiGet them from Amazon for $42.99 (originally $85.99).
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Promising review: "These bags are all so pretty and have such a nice light pink color. The fabric used for the purses is strong and identical to the ones used for Michael Kors and Kate Spade purses. I love all of the purses so much." —Selina Ni

Get them from Amazon for $42.99 (originally $85.99).

33. A pair of stretch skinny jeans with a bit of distressing for adding quality denim to your closet without making your bank account blue.

Promising review: "These have an amazing fit, are made of soft fabric, and are just truly amazing. Don't hesitate to buy them, they are truly amazing on your skin and feel so comfortable!" —De NiseGet them from Torrid for $55.23 (originally $78.90; available in sizes 10-30)
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Promising review: "These have an amazing fit, are made of soft fabric, and are just truly amazing. Don't hesitate to buy them, they are truly amazing on your skin and feel so comfortable!" —De Nise

Get them from Torrid for $55.23 (originally $78.90; available in sizes 10-30)

34. A pair of slouchy suede booties so you can *kick* your outfits into the high gear while keeping your credit card bill low.

Promising review: "This boot is amazing!I loved them so much that I got the exact same boots in the grey color. I like them a lot — they will go with everything. Did I mention how comfortable they are? I have been wearing these shoes nonstop since I got them a week or two ago. This is a great buy!" —dovetail1Get them from Nordstrom for $99.99 (originally $169.96 (available in sizes 5-10 and in three colors).
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Promising review: "This boot is amazing!I loved them so much that I got the exact same boots in the grey color. I like them a lot — they will go with everything. Did I mention how comfortable they are? I have been wearing these shoes nonstop since I got them a week or two ago. This is a great buy!" —dovetail1

Get them from Nordstrom for $99.99 (originally $169.96 (available in sizes 5-10 and in three colors).

35. A sleeveless polka dot jumpsuit with a contrasting tie belt that'll say "yes, I am very fancy," without needing to take out a small loan first.

Promising review: "This jumpsuit is perfect in many ways. I love the full legs and lightweight material. The detail on back is nice feature, too." —GatorMomGet it from Lane Bryant for $62.29 (originally $99.95; available in sizes 14-28).
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Promising review: "This jumpsuit is perfect in many ways. I love the full legs and lightweight material. The detail on back is nice feature, too." —GatorMom

Get it from Lane Bryant for $62.29 (originally $99.95; available in sizes 14-28).

36. A cashmere cold shoulder ruffle sweater, because it's time to shrug off the idea that you can't afford high-quality clothing.

Promising review: "This is great! It's so nice, soft, and warm and still kind of sexy. It's so comfortable and perfect. The color is even prettier in person — it's so rich. I LOVE IT!" — Trille77Get it from Bloomingdales for $59 (originally $198; available in sizes XS-L and in two colors).
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Promising review: "This is great! It's so nice, soft, and warm and still kind of sexy. It's so comfortable and perfect. The color is even prettier in person — it's so rich. I LOVE IT!" — Trille77

Get it from Bloomingdales for $59 (originally $198; available in sizes XS-L and in two colors).

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