Sunday, October 25, 2009

new stuff from jcrew

I decided to stop by jcrew this weekend and check to see if they had any new items and I was pleasantly surprised! :)

First up is the Evie ruffled top. When I first saw this top online I wasn't that excited about it, but after trying it on in store I like it a lot more! It's another ruffle top from jcrew, which I already have enough of, but cuter than I was expecting... I held off for now, but may go back later! :)

Next up is the dapple dot cardigan. I loved this sweater when I saw it online and I still love it after trying it on in person. It's so cute and it has little sparkles on the polka dots on the ruffle part of the front. I totally would have gotten the sweater, but they didn't have an xs and the small was just a little too big in the torso... so sad :(

Next is the glimmer pocket cardigan. This sweater is cute, but I feel like it's not special enough to justify the $98 price tag. Maybe if it went on sale I would consider it, but since I have the constellation cardigan I don't need another a sparkly black cardigan...

Last up is a knit top I didn't see on the website. It comes in black, a light pink and heather grey. Normally I'm not a huge fan of the jcrew knit tops, but this one actually fit pretty well and I like the detailing on the neckline.

black, white and grey

I posted a picture a few posts ago of me trying on the constellation cardigan in the jcrew dressing room, but I decided I would post a full outfit showcasing the sweater.

The cardigan is great to add a little sparkle to an otherwise boring outfit and last week I paired it with the polka dot Kelsey ruffle top and banana republic pencil skirt. I have been pretty bored with banana republic lately, but I do have to say that I love this skirt! It's the perfect shade of grey and the fit is wonderful.

Skirt: Banana Republic High Waisted Lightweight Wool Skirt
Cami: Printed Kelsey Ruffle Top
Cardigan: Jcrew Constellation Cardigan

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

trellis dress

I was so anxious to wear the anthropologie silk trellis dress I got last week! I can't wait to wear it out and show off the unique back, but threw a sweater over it and belted it for work today. I realized after I put the dress on that it was maybe a little short for work, but so what! :)

Monday, October 19, 2009

watercolor leopard skirt

There weren't that many new jcrew items that I was really excited about, but the watercolor leopard skirt was definitely one of them... I ordered it shortly after it came online and was able to take advantage of the 20% off coupon! :)

I think this may be my favorite jcrew pencil skirt to date... I love everything about it - the print, the colors and the fit! I ordered my normal jcrew pencil skirt size and it is a little bit more fitted than some of the other jcrew pencil skirts, but in a good way! I paired the skirt with the merino turtleneck sweater in light berry today, but I am looking forward to pairing it with some lavender to pick up the colors in the skirt in the future.

Skirt: Jcrew watercolor leopard skirt
Sweater: Jcrew merino turtleneck sweater in in light berry
Necklace: Jcrew liberato necklace

Thursday, October 15, 2009

anthropologie dresses

So I have been eyeing all of the pretty fall dresses on the anthropologie website and I finally went to check them out today...

First up is the Silken Trellis Dress... this dress was love at first sight! It fits like a dream and the colors are so pretty! Out of all the dresses I tried on I ended up getting this one. I will wear the dress as is for going out, but will probably throw a sweater over it and wear it to work as well.

Next up is the Crop Patterns Dress. I didn't end up getting this dress, but after seeing it again I'm so sad that I didn't get it... :( The fit is amazing and it's got this great little unexpected area of color in the back. Maybe I'll eventually go back...

Last up is the Cascading Foliage Dress. I was actually the most excited about seeing this dress, but I was least excited about in real life. Don't get me wrong, the colors are gorgeous, but the fabric was pretty flimsy and the fit just wasn't as good as the other two.

Sorry for the blurry iPhone pics... my camera broke and I have yet to get a new one.

Thursday, October 8, 2009

constellation cardigan

I stopped by jcrew after work today to check out any new arrivals. I'm not sure if the full rollout was actually out on the floor because I only saw a few new items. One was the constellation cardigan. I had been eyeing this cardigan online, but always like to see things in person and was glad that it was finally in store. The store had both the black and grey colors and I took my normal size in jcrew cardigans.

Other than the cardigan I saw a few casual printed button up shirts, a few new embellished tees, a shorter wool skirt in the polka dot print and what I think was the double cloth carlin coat in a dark purple color. Nothing other than the cardigan was exciting enough to try on... I hope more new arrivals are coming soon!