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Off the Rack: Fall Trends at Bloomingdale's

Whenever I shop with my mom and sister we inevitably end up at Bloomingdale's, an upscale department store that's not cheap by any means and yet, as my dear family has proven time and time again, deals can be found anywhere if you've got skills. During this trip my sister led me to the clearance racks where I found a Michael Stars striped tee marked down from $70ish to $20; my mom then presented me with a coupon for an additional 20% off. Go Mom. With my prize in hand, I then proceeded to scope out all the fall trends for inspiration: Key pieces include cargo pants, utility jackets, leopard print, chunky knits, faux fur, combat boots, leggings, booties, and stripes. Suddenly, the arrival of fall doesn't seem like such a bad thing…

Lots more pics after the jump.

Spot the Real: Proenza Schouler PS1 Satchel

Handbag aficionados should have no trouble spotting the Proenza Schouler PS1 satchel from the two options below (it's $1,595 at, in case you're interested). The other bag is made of humble PVC but I think it's a great option for work or school at just $36.90. Fake it til you make it, baby.

Proenza Schouler at ShopStyle

Alloy at ShopStyle

Click on either image to check your guess!