Anyone who has ever worked in retail and had the advantage of that fabulous employee discount knows how hard it is to shop without it. When I worked at Pottery Barn Kids, I had access to a 40% discount at Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, PB Teen, West Elm and my own store. Since I still get all the catalogs delivered to my doorstop, sometimes it's hard to remember that I have to pay full price. This was especially true with the most recent PB Teen catalog; I earmarked most of the pages and highlighted the rest.
Here are my picks (even without the discount):