FIRST LOOK: Banana Republic Summer 2014 Collection

Banana Republic just released a special sneak peek at its Summer 2014 collection, and it's making me want to hit the beach immediately.











(All images courtesy of Banana Republic)

PS -- this collection will be out May 6th, so mark your calendar.

Up to 35% off this weekend at Old Navy

Through Monday at Old Navy, the entire store is on sale.  If you're a cardmember, you can take 35% off your entire purchase ... and everyone else can take 30% off ... no code needed.

Some of the amazing deals they have going on (up to 60% off) include $4 kid's tees, $10 men's sweatshirts and $10 women's dresses.

My picks?

This embellished slub knit tee ...




This striped crepe blouse ...



This heeled clog ...



This ponte knit circle skirt ...



These drapey tuxedo pants ...



These cutout flats ...



This embroidered floral shift dress ...

(All images courtesy of Old Navy)

FIRST LOOK: LOFT Fall 2014

Tonight, I checked out the preview of LOFT's Fall 2014 collection at their headquarters. And all I can say is, is it fall yet?









































































(All images courtesy of NYC Recessionista)