Anthropologie, the large clothing retailer that remains relatively unknown outside their anchor stores' regions, is one of my favorite "stories" in the fashion world. In fact, I like most everything about them except for how they dip their greedy fingers into my handbag (figuratively, of course) every time I visit them physically or virtually. If you haven't heard of Anthropologie, you might have heard of their parent company, Urban Outfitters. Anthropologie was spun off to cater to the Urban Outfitters audience that grew up and became successful. In essence, Urban Outfitters is trying to follow their customers later into their lives.
They've take a unique approach with much of their clothing, including limited distribution. If you find a piece of Anthropologie clothing, you will not find that same piece at any other retailer. Limited run clothing items are common, and you'll even see some one of a kind items from time to time. Floral prints, appliques, laces, velvets and dainty details can be found in many Anthropologie clothing styles. What I find so appealing about their style is the quiet confidence of it. It really is for the woman who wants to look good, but knows that she doesn't need tight fits or low cuts to accomplish that. They simply make attractive, sexy, confident, elegant clothing. This is a trend that I wish were more mainstream, and these kinds of clothes really make a woman feel like a woman. They also focus heavily on accessories and home décor, so chances are that if you like the style of their clothing, you'll also like their other offerings for both you and your home. And it also makes for a nice shopping experience.
According to Anthropologie's literature, their target customer is a woman in her 30's to 40's with an upscale income. But walk into any store and you might see a different story. You'll find women of all ages browsing the racks, and they stay there for quite some time. Urban Outfitters claims that the average shopping experience at their Anthropologie stores lasts a full 80 minutes, as compared to the 15 minutes seen at other retailers. This could be a function of the age, of course, but that wouldn't be telling the whole story. It's safe to say that I'm a fan of the Anthropologie brand and the Anthropologie fashion principles, but I'll also be the first to admit that they're not very budget friendly!
Just last week I found my Anna Sui for Anthropologie Black Silk Lace Floral Sleeveless Dress Women's 2 at garage sale.Roxy Malson wrote:
Got my Anthropologie Weston Wear Floral Dress Sz S Small NWT $138 weeks ago and am really happy with the price.Gloria wrote:
Got my Anthropologie Weston Wear Fuchsia Knit Dress Sz S Small NWT some time ago and am totally pleased the quality.Andera wrote:
Got my NEW Anthropologie Maeve Coralshine Dress Size 0-2-4-6-8-10-12-14 months ago and am really happy that I got it.Brian wrote:
Today my son-in-law found my Women's Size 2 Lace and Silk Anthropologie Shift Dress on eBay.Sina Whitney wrote:
Today my son-in-law picked up my Sandhill Crane Dress By Moulinette Soeurs From Anthropologie Size 4. on Amazon.Brian wrote:
Today my son bought my ANTHROPOLOGIE Silk Fine Point Dress By Girls from Savoy Size 8 Maroon Motif /EUC on Amazon.Leora wrote:
Got my MOULINETTE SOEURS ANTHROPOLOGIE DRESS SZ 4 - XS weeks ago and am totally pleased that I got it.Shawnna Devlin wrote:
Today I found my womens dress Free People pink cotton floral size medium M Anthropologie beaded at a yard sale.Leora wrote:
Last week my son bought my Anthropologie dress sz 4 small silk floral black Lil at garage sale.Octavio wrote:
Recently I picked up my Anthropologie Weston Wear Brown Knit Dress Sz S Small NWT at a yard sale.Jenna wrote:
Recently I picked up my The Addison Story Anthropologie Size L Silk Dress Black Cinch Waist Cross Front at garage sale.Vaughn wrote:
Got my Anthropologie dress sz 10 medium strapless floral Moulinette Soeurs purple some time ago and am totally pleased the quality.Holly Kiel wrote:
Last week I bought my NWT MCGINN STRIPED DRESS SIZE 6 ANTHROPOLOGIE MEDIUM M STRAPLESS SMALL S on Amazon.Evelyn Trevizo wrote:
Just last week my wife found my Anthropologie Funky People Green Sweater Dress Sz S Small NWT on eBay.Daisy Bellis wrote:
Last week I picked up my Anthropologie Odille Dress Sz 6 Multicolor Stripes Cotton on eBay.Kimberely wrote:
Just last week my wife bought my NIP Anthropologie Soleil Shift Dress by Porridge, Pink, size M, was $58 on Amazon.Daniel wrote:
Last week my son picked up my SLEEVELESS MULTI-COLOR FLORAL PRINT DRESS, PINKERTON, ANTHROPOLOGIE, SIZE M on Amazon.Jennifer wrote:
Got my NEW Anthropologie New Light Dress By Yoana Baraschi Sizes 0-2-4-6-8-10-10P-12 hours ago and am really happy the transaction.Kasie wrote:
Got my Free People Anthropologie multi color plaid lightweight cotton dress Small some time ago and am really happy the quality.