Thursday, December 13, 2012

J.Crew's WISHLIST: 30% Off & Free Shipping

"Thanks!" to many of you, including LizPoms, St Germain (in this post), Alan (in this post), Leah (in this post), as well as Caitlin (in this post), who let us know about the following promotion.

J.Crew is offering an additional 30% off SITEWIDE plus free shipping (no min!), for J.Crew customers with promo code WISHLIST. This offer expires Monday, December 17, 2012. The fine print includes:
 *Offer valid on purchases made at jcrew.com or in J.Crew stores from December 13, 2012, 12:01am ET through December 17, 2012, 11:59pm ET only. Offer is not valid in J.Crew Factory stores; at jcrewfactory.com; at 769 Madison Avenue, the Ludlow Shop at 50 Hudson or the Ludlow Shop at Copley Place; or on phone orders. Offer cannot be applied to previous purchases or the purchase of gift cards and cannot be redeemed for cash or combined with any other promotion. To redeem, enter the code WISHLIST in the promo box at checkout. Discount not valid on purchases of certain third-party branded merchandise, baby merchandise or men's suiting. Orders will be shipped via regular ground shipping (3 to 6 business days). Offer valid in the U.S. and Canada only. Terms of offer are subject to change.
"Thanks!" again to LizPoms, who also shared the following news/ tidbit with us:
I was shopping tonight at a local store, and an SA said "we're honoring tonight the promo that starts tomorrow--30% off the whole store through Christmas eve"...she didn't know if it would be online or not. But said full price and sale, basically 30% off any purchase. 
That is pretty awesome if this promo continued in stores until Christmas... I love it!!! :)

I am loving all these promotions! This one is especially nice because there is no minimum and free shipping is included. Plus, it extends to brick and mortar stores.

I have to give credit to J.Crew, they brought out the best promotions this holiday season. :)

Lastly, the Sale Section (click here to shop online) had a nice update this morning for Women (1000+ items) and Men (430+). Definitely worth checking out as some items have been reduced from earlier this week. :)

Will you be taking advantage of this promotion? If so, what items are you planning to get? Please share! :)

139 comments:

  1. I was in a store late last night and an SA told me they were starting the promotion, and that it will run until Christmas Eve (at least in stores). Sort of surprising that they made a commitment to that promo for so long!

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  2. I did order the cashmere tee dress (more to try on for size in case it goes super final sale, the sequin dot tee (trying to figure out cost per wear) and the discounted necklace tee b/c I think it's clever.

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    1. I would LOVE to hear about the length of the Cashmere Tee Dress when you receive it. I posted a question about it in the reviews thread but didn't get a response. TIA!

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    2. I think ShopwithM did a review of it. Check out her blog.

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  3. Well, they got me this time. I got the piped trouser pants in the grey. I've been interested in them since they debuted months ago, and figure I can always return them if I don't like them.

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  4. Argh! Gluttony, gluttony I tell you.

    Alexis--is it normal to have so many sales? Did JCrew do this last year?

    This morning I picked up another Collection Cashmere Turtleneck--all colors are now $99 online, and with the percentage off, are $70. I think that's amazing, as the cashmere is quite thick and the colors gorgeous. I don't think Uniqlo has cashmere this nice and affordable. I keep thinking I shouldn't buy, but then I remember that I don't know if we will see such promos again.

    Thank you to the person who keeps beating me to the Fall Floral necklace early in the morning! I have now gotten over my desire to have one after missing it so many times in a row. If it's there tomorrow, I will look the other way . . .

    I keep imagining who is up so early, like me (I'm up to exercise). Are you sitting there with a cup of coffee? Enjoying the quiet while everyone else sleeps? I am . . .

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    1. That's how I got those grey Piped Trousers in my size!

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    2. I love it! And I love that you got the pants.

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    3. They had it at the Polaris store in Columbus Ohio last time I was there...

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    4. I had my VPS do a store search for the fall floral necklace, and they located one, I should receive it today. You should have them do a store search for you. I have the bracelet and it is gorgeous.

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    5. Unknown: This is the first year that J.Crew is offering so many back-to-back promotions, including while other promotions are going on (e.g. 30% off outerwear, with 30% off sale). Normally, we would see one a week. But not consecutive like this (and not this good!) I talked to an in-store associate earlier this week who has been with the company for years, and even she could not believe how many promotions are being offered. Frankly, I am loving it!!! :)

      P.S. The Floral Necklace keeps popping up. I believe you will not only get one, but get it for a great price!!! I got mine and it is gorgeous. :)

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    6. I think they really missed the mark with this fall/winter collection (at least for women's) and now have to do so many promos to move merch. Great to pick up basics like coats and sweaters, but no real "wow" pieces like there have been in the past.

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    7. Cass-Such an interesting point. I wonder if we will see a change in the designer at the helm? Marissa Webb ran women's wear, right? So, perhaps there will be yet another changing of the guard.

      Alexis--Thank you for the information! I feel guilty spending so much--on the other hand, I do feel like the quality is amazing. And I really had no cashmere until this fall. Actually, I had no basics to speak up. Roxy did such a lovely post on her blog about building a wardrobe, and I realized everything I owned came from a thrift store or a sample sale--and that I had no basics to work with. So, I've been trying to acquire those and JCrew has made it easy. Amazing how their stuff just goes with everything.

      I will try again with the necklace! This morning the site didn't update at 6AM (yesterday it was updated a 6AM sharp). So, by the time I looked again at 6:30, midway through he olde Tracy Anderson moves, the site had updated, but the fall Floral necklace was gone.

      So many clothes . . . so few dollars . . .

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    8. It was Jenna for a long time, then Marissa Webb, now Tom Mora. It should be interesting to see if we see anymore design changes. I think they overcorrected from the embellished stuff that people got tired of. Now everything is so plain and basic.

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    9. I received the fall floral bracelet today and it was defective. There were two jewels laying in the box next to the bracelet. Then I picked it up to see it on my wrist and it broke in half. I also had received the Fall floral necklace a while back and it too broke in half when I put it on. I looked at it was missing one of the metal pieces connecting the jewels and it had been stuck back together. Needless to say it was very disappointing! I am tired of the quality issues.

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    10. The Mall of America store (Bloomington, MN) has the fall floral necklace and bracelet. I also had to return one from a charge send due to missing crystal but the next one was ok. Hope that it holds up ok.

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  5. any advice on toothpick cord (pale turqouise) vs. toothpick garment dyed jean (shallow sea)? and if you know the ON pop light blue cords to compare that would be amazing.

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    1. just read the other comments and didn't realize the promo is going to last for so long. i'll be within a stones throw of the Georgetown JC in 2 days... maybe they'll have them both!

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    2. I do not own a pair of the toothpick cord but I do have the toothpick garment dyed jean in shallow sea and I love it! However, I did have to go a size up (28) from my usual size (27). The sales associate told me that this style does run a little smaller/tighter. Overall, I'm loving this pair of jean! Being that I am 5'3, the length is perfect! The color is very nice and subtle. I'm hoping to grab a pair of the toothpick cords soon!

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    3. No advice on those particular ones but it might be good to look in an actual store. The prices have been lower than the online prices. They had some as low as $29.99 (with an additional 30% off)!

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    4. Chiming in to say that I, too, had to size up in those particular toothpick cords. I'm pretty reliably a 26, but needed a 27 in those.

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    5. Marisa- sorry, reply didnt work this time. Life as a cat did a review on the pale turquoise cords when they came out, and so did tabitha. They were BRIGHT! Much brighter than they look online. The shallow sea ones are pretty well represented on the site, I think. So it depends on your preference I think. I have the shallow sea and love love them. Almost a neutral, just a lovely color for all year round, I think. And I'm usually a 4/27, but always go up to 28 in toothpicks. I went with a tall in the garment dyed ones, and they hit right at my ankles rather than being cropped, making them a bit more versatile for me. HTH!

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    6. Oh, I guess it did work :).

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  6. For anyone who would like this code at Madewell:

    This is good until Dec. 17th for anyone who would like it. 25% any purchase of $100 or more:

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  7. So since the stores are doing this promo, do you think they will honor the online price of any item plus the additional 30%? For example, I want the Toothpick jean in velvet in navy, but it is sold out in my size online. My B&M has them (as of Tuesday) but they wouldn't honor the online price of $89.50. Any suggestions?

    My B&M has been weird about honoring online prices. They would honor the online price of the black watch plaid shirt, stating something like the navy was not on sale (which it was…but whatever). So I left the store without either cause I was frustrated.

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    1. My VPS always honors online prices at the b&m if an item I want has sold out online, even if it's not on sale at the store. Do you have a VPS that you can go through? Or maybe you can have them do a store locator for the shirt, I've always had them honor the online sale price that way as well. Good luck!

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    2. Does anyone has the style number for the black watch plaid shirt? It was on sale online and now I can't find it and want to see if my B&M will match the online sale price. TIA

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    3. I did a google search and found style # 50134 for the Perfect Shirt in Blackwatch Plaid. Is this the one you are referring to?

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    4. I don't know if this will help but the item # is: 23696. I ordered it and returned it because it ran so small on me and I couldn't decide if I wanted to get another one. Also, my store has always honored the online price for me. I was in my store on Black Friday and the night before I had noticed a shirt I wanted was marked down. I asked about it since it was still full price in the store and they gave me the online price plus the 25% off!

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    5. JRSConifer: The page for the Perfect shirt in Black Watch is here. If it's the one you're looking for, then the item # is 23696.

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    6. Thanks Marietta, I think I found it 23696 but it is not coming up on the J Crew Search...neither is 50134. I will keep trying thanks.

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    7. Thanks, FFM. Getting message HMMM... IT SEEMS WE ARE UNABLE TO PROCESS YOUR REQUEST on your link. I will keep trying.

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    8. Thanks! :) I don’t have a VPS anymore. I’m going to run during lunch hopefully armed with online prices written down..so sad.

      And the Black Watch Plaid is item 23696. It is sold out now online, but it was marked down to I believe briefly, $49.99 this morning or last night online.

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    9. I do a "chat" while online, print out the chat, and take it to the store in case their own check of last sale price doesn't work. my store honors on line pricing but sometimes it seems hard for them to find it when it is sold out so i get the chat person to find last sale price!

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    10. Margaret, great minds think alike. I did just that since item search did not work and was told that the item is sold out in the distribution center, so last online price was $49.99. I have the shirt on hold at my B&M, I will work with them on the pricing once I try the shirt on. Thanks all JCAs for your help.

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    11. Back from my B&M and they honored the online prices, so thank you all! Having the printed out online prices really helped, especially with the Black Watch shirt. As already stated, it is sold out online, so it is not pulling up in their system if needing to do a price check. My store still has these (a lot) at full price.

      What I've learned the past few days..print out everything from J.Crew to verify prices. Geez. I'm tired now.

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    12. I cannot believe how antiquated their system is. If the online chat can tell you the last price why can't they find out in store. Crazy.

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  8. Ahhhh...make it stop! Ha ha. I'm loving all the promos and I've scored some great popbacks at great prices (honeycomb chiffon blouse, everly cap toe t-strap pumps, silk pintuck blouse, which I've been looking for in my size daily for months), some great classics (cashmere boyfriend cardigans, valentinas, collection mohair sweater in that beautiful purple color) and some fun stuff I've wanted for a while (denim vest) but I need to stop shopping for myself. Its hard to resist when everything is 30% off. I know its partly psychological to think that its such a deal, when most of it is marked too high to start with, but I still can't help myself.

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  9. Oh geez! I just ordered last night....guess I be phoning in for a price adjustment. I'm going to the B&M today to pick up a garland Tippi, maybe I'll find something else I can't live without!

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    1. I just re-ordered what I purchased yesterday, don't want to deal with the hassle of a price adjustment, ie rejection. Hope they do it for you!

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    2. I find that they're usually more sympathetic over email...and I can avoid the awkward conversation/snippy tone.

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    3. They price-adjusted for me over the phone today, were very nice about it.

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    4. I e-mailed and got a price adjustment a few hours later, no problem.

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  10. Can anyone comment on the fit of the Icon trench? Since these promos will probably end after Christmas I'm going to have my husband order my (February) birthday present now. :-) Should I get what I wear in a perfect shirt or go up a size? TIA!

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    1. Icon trench in wool cashmere fitted like my regular coat size at JC (sz. 4) but was high waisted on me, so I returned it.

      Also it is not really all wool and cashmere. It has about 20% nylon. The description is deceiving on the website.

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    2. I have the cotton Icon Trench in two colors from 2009 and I love them. I also bought the short version when they had it, I love these that much. I took my usual J.Crew jacket/coat/blazer size and it fit well. Then I ordered another a size up to layer a blazer underneath.

      I have Burberry trenches and these are not quite the same but very comparable, especially for the price. The cotton is substantial, giving the coat structure and body. It's water-resistant, which is what you want. Waterproof means that moisture doesn't penetrate AT ALL and that means your perspiration will be trapped inside too. The belt can be buckled or tied and looks good either way. The styling features are classic and I think the Icon Trench is one of the best quality items that J.Crew offers, at least the 2009 version and the current version says it is made of Japanese cotton so should be good too.

      HTH, it's a good investment on a classic coat.

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    3. Thank you both for your help!

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  11. Amazing series of promotions. I'm kicking myself for not ordering the kids MacAlister boots earlier while the neutral colors were still available since they're lined, unlike the pricier adult version.

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  12. The sale section at Rock Center store was huge. It is NOT final sale since the promo is now 30% off the whole store, not "extra % off final sale." I verified with an SA.

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  13. Called and got my price adjustment....with ALOT of heavy impatient sighing from the customer service girl. I wouldn't have called for 5% additional off but a couple of my items actually dropped significantly in price as well. I don't think I'm out of line asking for an adjustment on those items.

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    1. Ugh, that's why I just reordered. So not in the mood for CS attitude today. When I return I'll just say it was a gift that didn't work out.

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    2. Yeah....I sent an email and got the ....your items were not full-price speech and I did not get a credit on my account. Made me so mad I decided just to return what I had ordered and not bother to reorder.

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    3. I wouldn't feel the least bit of guilt asking for an adjustment. My previous order hasn't even shipped yet! So I called and the CS was super nice. I did call around 8AM though so perhaps it was still early in the day. I can see them getting tired of doing price adjustments all day long.

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  14. I couldn't resist picking up a couple of basics I KNOW I'll wear the heck out of - the wool no. 2 pencil skirt in black (just under $70 - I think that's a great price for a wardrobe basic) and the tippi in vintage kelly.

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  15. I set my alarm for this one! I was confused..am I in Vega$...at home...what? It rang for a full few minutes, but I finally snapped to attention. Got a popback of the chiffon dot top and the chiffon top in sail pink. Very excited. :)

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    1. Your comment is hilarious! Good thing it was worth it. I've done that a few times too for pop backs, my dh thinks I'm crazy lol

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  16. I got the wide cashmere wrap. Highly recommend Jcrew cashmere scarves- and this is priced very well-120 with 30% off.

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    1. Pathos, why must you share this? ;) I've been trying to ignore that wrap. That and the cashmere scarf from BR, 30% off with HOLIDAY ends today.

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    2. Seriously! I have one from last year----well 2 but I spilled coffee on the ivory one. So I got the hither nickel to replace it.

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    3. My B&M has the vintage kelly, neon azalea, and cabernet wide cashmere wrap marked down to 109.99 with 30% off so it is just a little over $75. I couldn't resist and bought both the neon azalea and cabernet.

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  17. Ok, at this point I'm just dropping stuff (i.e. cashmere) into my e-cart because of the price, not because I actually need anything. Was able to get the green Excursion Vest as a 6:30am popback yesterday, so I am DONE. Time to step away from the computer. Nice promo, though.

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    1. Me too...Really good prices on basic cashmere, merino and jackie cardigans. I had to convince myself I have enough and should not be buying anymore even if the prices are low...

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  18. Any advice on the Etta Pumps? Thinking about buying the Crimson Maple. Not sure if I should wait and see if they go on sale after Christmas? I am a 10 in the Viv's and Valentina's and a 9.5 in Cece...Just wondering if I should get the 10 in the Etta or size down to 9.5 given that they do not have a pointed toe?

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    1. I just got mine in the mail and I'd stick with the 10 if I were you. The high, thick heel throws your foot pretty far forward in the shoe and the toe box is small. They're beautiful shoes, but I need to walk around a little (on the carpet) before I decide whether to keep them or send them back. HTH!

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    2. Thanks, I love the look. But not sure I can pull the height off. Also trying to decide whether to stick with the Valentina's. But the Crimson Maple is just so pretty.

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    3. I agree. I take a 10 in Viv's and needed a 10 in Etta's but returned bec. I had trouble walking comfortably.

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  19. I bought the Velvet Toothpicks in navy, but now I'm second guessing myself on the size. I waiver between a 26 and 27 and ordered these in a Tall 26. Can anyone comment on the fit and amount of stretch? And does ordering a Tall size make them fit any larger?

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  20. Wow, I am LOVING all these promos! I haven't bitten yet...

    Also - did anyone else notice J. Crew was TWEETING last night? I almost fell out of my chair. (And they're on Instagram!)

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    1. Catherine - Someone called them out on Twitter. Here's J Crew's re-tweet of it:

      Why thank you RT @binghott: I forgot to congratulate @JCrew on 1 year passing since their last tweet. Please start tweeting again. PLEASE.

      Hysterical.

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  21. LizT - I am wearing the Crimson Maple Etta pumps today. I got my normal size 9 and they fit a teeny bit tight in the toes, but 1/2 size larger would be too big. IMO, the colour actually is closer to red. You can see in the picture - the shoe is NOT the same colour as the crimson maple tights from J.Crew. But close enough I guess.

    http://classicwatwist.blogspot.ca/2012/12/ootd-experiment.html

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    1. Wow they look great! But not at all the colour I was thinking. I was thinking more merlot.

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  22. Finally bit. Got the cashmere Tippi in heather burgundy and one of the last the ribbon bow print dresses in my size, since it was selling out. Am a little nervous about the dress since I heard it was short, but fingers crossed.

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  23. Does anyone if the sequin polka dot fees are cheaper than $98 in store or should I just stalk them online & see if they get marked down?

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    1. I saw them today in-store; tag said $98

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    2. Sarah, polka dot sequin tee marked $69.99 in-store today.

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    3. Thx Gigi! Hopefully the stores are all the same & both the champagne & the black are marked down. Thinking about getting both!

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  24. On the bright side (after talking to CS this morning and dealing with attitude) I stopped by my cute little B & M and picked up the Tippi in Garland (yes, they still had it!), the cupcake earrings (on sale with additional 30%), the green shiny lucite link necklace (also on sale with additional 30%) and the gold chain bracelet with the big gold heart charm. I didn't think I needed that one, but in person it's a stunner. I finally tried on the "Christmas pants" (the red plaid capris) and fortunately I like the plaid capris I got last year better. Didn't see much else I really needed. They were so happy to see me. I think they thought I moved away or something. I didn't tell them that it's just that I haven't liked much of the fall/winter line. Stopped in at American Eagle (for the first time) to try on a men's sweater that caught my eye. Bought it and a flannel plaid shirt too. The men's x-small/small fit great in both of those. Enough room for my big ole' man shoulders but nice and fitted in the body. I'm going to look more in the men's dept. for cute things.

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    1. Straycat, is the gold heart bracelet still fp in-store?

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    2. Gigi-Yes, they are still full price. I purchased it and love it! They are selling out quickly. My local store started with 6 yesterday morning. At closing they had 1!

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  25. Someone here was complaining that the Wild Side Wide Bangle is backordered online.....I saw it today in my B & M. Here's the phone number if you want it: 503-598-7414.

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  26. I am loving all these great Christmas promos from J Crew! I picked up the Pear sweater and a few perfect tees. And I'll probably bite again before the promos done.

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  27. I finally ordered the pea coat pop over in camel. It popped back this morning and my VPS matched the store price and took of the 30%-so happy!!! I also picked up a cashmere tee in the beautiful Pagoda blue. Looking forward to seeing the UPS guy next week.

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  28. I ordered the flannel-lined jeans for my husband. I had to stalk for a popback in his size and finally got lucky today and for a great price.

    Has anyone seen the mirrored floral tee IRL? The color looks white and blue online, it reminds me of Delft pottery. The color listed is ivory though, I have a feeling it's not as pretty as the white and blue.

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    1. I have not seen the tee, but I ordered it so I will try to remember to post about the color (I got shipping notice today).

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  29. I'm ready to go shopping!! What a sale!!

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  30. I caved and bought a few more items, since I'm still re-building my wardrobe after losing weight. I picked up the grey snakeskin wide bange for about $35. So much of my wardrobe is in the grey/black family, that this will go w/so much. I'm trying the black Maritime blazer. Does anyone have it? Is it nice? If it's not, it'll go right back. And I'm going to try the sequin bird top, since it looked so great on Dinagideon! Yesterday, I ordered the black twill Minnies. They're on backorder, and I'll probably just cancel the order. I'm going to see how cheap I can get them thru the factory, since they are, as far as I can tell, the same.

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    1. I just received the Maritime blazer in black and I really like it. I'm not a big fan of blazers, but I like this one because it's more casual and modern. It's a short, slim fit but TTS. I think it will be very versatile for my wardrobe. HTH!

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  31. I'm going to ask my annoying question again- is the 30% off outerwear still going on in store and do they stack this promo on it too ? TIA and merry, merry!

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    1. Pathos - They cut the 30% outerwear promo.

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  32. Has anyone seen if the grey loomknit sweatshirt is on sale in stores? I'd prefer to pick it up in store than stalk it for pop back online.

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    1. Twiggly - I believe the loomknit is $49.99. Maaaaybe $44.99, but I'm pretty sure it's $49.99.

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  33. Has anyone seen the Edie grand in caramel/black color block? I know chances are slimm but thought id try the jca community! If the caramel can't be found, I'm considering biting on the gray one with mint strap but not sure if it's too trendy... Would like something I can use for more than a few seasons. Any thoughts on the gray one?

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    1. I have a photo of the grey on my blog. I was able to get the two colour one you describe about a month ago or so. I think they have long sold out.

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    2. mamakoh - I saw 3 for awhile at Walnut Creek 925.943.7664. It's worth a try. One might be floating around on a shelf. Caramel/black. There might've been one grey, but I don't know if my mind is playing tricks on me at the moment.

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    3. Thanks ladies! Gigi- gonna give them a call today. Rose, I loved the gray one on you! It's what made me consider it!!!

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    4. mamakoh -- the Edie grand in the camel/black is on the website today (Monday)

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  34. Jruby - I have the black Maritime blazer and really like it! I do need to wear a longer top (I prefer a tank) b/c it is a little short but it looks great to dress up jeans. It is soft and comfortable like a sweatshirt - especially cute with the sleeves pushed up. It fits TTS as well!

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  35. Twiggly Wiggly.....I think I saw the grey loomknit sweatshirt today. Here are the phone numbers of the stores I visited: 503-624-6386 and 503-598-7414. Good luck!

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  36. I am so weak, I really need to stop buying for myself right now. I just couldn't resist the cashmere prices. Loving these promos, I wish I lived near a b&m because sizing inconsistencies are frustrating me!

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  37. why am I thinking about the cat sweater? I read the fabric content, but IRL does it itch? does it pill? still thinking about it... any reviews yet?

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    1. WFF, I hate to disappoint, but I saw the cat sweater today and the fabric did not feel very soft to the touch and I would bet that once on, it would be scratchy.

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    2. Thanks, Louise, I'd rather know ahead of time!

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    3. If it's made of the same material as the French bulldog sweater (I think it is?), I think that if you're sensitive to itchy sweaters, it will itch. But if you're not, the material does feel a tid bit scratchy, but it personally doesn't make me itchy. I also haven't experienced the pilling some JCA-ers on here have described either.

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    4. Fred, review of the tabby sweater & the pear one in this post.

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    5. Pear, La Parisienne, and tabby are all the same fit and fabric. They're a bit itchy so you'll want to wear something under them, but I don't think they'll pill...

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  38. Pine Cashmere-medium green or dark and luscious blue/black/green?
    The turtleneck looks boring medium green on my monitor, while the cardi looks divine and dark? Can some describe Pine IRL? TIA

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  39. Just got home from my B&M. Lots of goodies in the sale section, but in many cases, the price is better online. Also, I saw many items at full price that are on sale online. So, definitely cross-check before making an in-store purchase!

    I was excited to get the long-sleeve tweed dress ($129 + 30% off), along with the boy shirt in colorblock oxford (same as online), a blue patent belt ($10 before promo, $30 online), and the lobster keychain ($15 before promo, $25 online).

    Also, my store usually stacks the student discount with other promos, but they wouldn't do it tonight.

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    1. Minneapolis area stores usually honor the educator discount on top of other promos but I was rejected at both the Mall of America store and the Roseville store today - SAs at both made the comment "Only one discount is allowed and we are having 30% and that's a better discount so I assume that's the one you want to use." It was quite rude and awkward.

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    2. She shouldn't have been so rude, but she was right. I asked the same question recently, and a lovely JCA-er (gigiofca) told me the following:

      "Phoebe - From my understanding, on 'global' promo where there is a blanket % off on everything the student/educator discount does not apply. Of course there are some employees who don't understand the rules or just don't care and have applied it to purchases. It depends on who you get, but it's supposed to be no in this case. I think the confusion comes because of items on sale/clearance. When there is an addtl 30% off, the discount is supposed to apply because it's not a 'global' promo. The employees think that the student discount doesn't apply and it's supposed to. Adding even more confusion is that it used to apply, they took it away and then reinstated it. I'm not surprised that everyone is confused."

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    3. While on live chat earlier today, I was told that the student discount is valid on top of sale items only when there isn't a promotional code in use. Otherwise, during promotions such as the current one right now, the teacher/student discount will not be valid. :/

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  40. I cleaned up at the Toronto Yorkdale store today - 3 pairs of shoes (!!) Excursion vest in pink, Collection lace trim blouse, and sequin bird stripe top. Totally burned out my credit card!! My justification is that I won't be going anywhere on Boxing Day and I would rather get these pieces now at what I think are decent prices, than have to expend a ridiculous amount of energy in January trying to hunt down the right size and colours that I want. The sequin bird stripe top was my one major splurge - I figure it will go on sale eventually but it is so cute, I couldn't resist.

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  41. I wasn't even supposed to be looking for me...but went with a girlfriend to buy dress pants, suggested we hit up J Crew and there in the sale section on the bottom shelf was the Oversize Merino Pocket Sweater in what ever the orange color was called. Two of them, both small. I'd looked at it several times on line, tried in on once in the store, really like it, but just couldn't pull the trigger. Then it was gone from everywhere...but tonight, marked at $79.99 plus the 30% it came home with me for $57 and change. Totally worth it!!

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  42. OMG, I HAVE to stop shopping!!! Once I finally scored the Excursion vest in warm bisque, I thought I was done stalking the early morning popbacks. Ended up being seduced by the Tippi sweater in celestial blue. It was a steal at $39.99 plus 30% off. But now I'm done. SERIOUSLY. I think.

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  43. I got Schoolboy Blazer in grey, 1035 pants in grey and Cashmere Shawl sweater in pine. Not to mention all the other stuff I have bought with the previous promo codes....

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  44. I purchased the men's wool walking coat at full price via a store search, the day before the 30% off in store happened. Do you think I have any chance of getting a price adjustment?

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    1. quick update-I called and have never before received such excellent customer service, the whole thing was taken care of with minimal effort on my part, and completed in under 5 min.

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  45. Gigi......Sorry reply doesn't work for me. Yes, the gold heart charm bracelet was FP in the store. I got the last one they had and got 30% off. It's a really nice piece, very heavy and substantial feeling...which I like.

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    1. Agree- very nice piece. I bought one too after watching them disappear on line.

      Gigi, you will love it:)

      Aventura Forida store had 1 left!

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  46. Well I guess my Christmas wish came true free shipping no minimum and a percent off I did pick up a couple items but I know to stay away from the pilly horrible cashmere no matter what the price

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  47. Anyone having sale items come up final sale? I'm wondering if this is a glitch in the system...

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    1. I bought "sale" items at the B&M (there was no additional sale discount -- they said it would be an extra 30 off store-wide)

      They rang the sale items as "final sale"

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    2. Yes I tried to order the heartthrob shirt online yesterday and it came up final sale so I dumped it from my basket jcews loss

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  49. This promo is good...I can't pass the no minimum on purchase and free shipping so I ended up ordering the cashmere herringbone sweater in navy and the collection Nora calf hair ballet flats that is waist listed. I figure the damage I made by ordering the flats is not as bad since i won't be charged for the shoes till the expected ship date of February. If it ever goes on sale, I'm worried they'll run out of my size.

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  50. I got the cashmere tippi in lilac and I got the cashmere tee dress in black. It was sold out last night but it popped back up this morning! I was so happy. :D :D!! You can't beat 30% off and free shipping. I hope they bring back at least one 40% off promo. I haven't seen one of those in forever!

    I plan to go to the Lynchburg stores over Christmas break, since my grandparents live near there. Hopefully they'll have some good deals there too!

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  51. Oops, I bit. Saw that the No 2 pencil in geometric print popped back in my size and couldn't resist.

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  52. I an order with a couple new things today - I thought I'd review while the sale is still on.
    I got the mirrored floral tee in size L (I go between a 10 and a 12) and it is too big. It is thin cotton but I love the print and the color. The background is ivory (very light creme) not white. It has about a 2" hem at the bottom that I wish they had skipped and just made the shirt a little longer as it runs short. I'm going to try a medium because the blue matches the celestial blue blazer and cashmere perfectly.
    I also got the new mariner stripe boatneck tee item 38072. It also runs large - the medium fits me perfectly (the large is HUGE.) I have a ton of stripe shirts but this is very well made and different enough to keep. There is a narrow red stripe on each side of the blue stripe that I didn't see in the picture online. The fabric is very soft and substantial - it feels like the knit is a double layer. It is one of pieces that JCrew did a great job on. I wore it already tonight!

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  53. There are some jackies on sale now - with free shipping, I couldn't resist to get a couple more colors: red currant and dublin green.

    With the discount, the cardigans were $35 and $28, and given how useful I find these sweaters, I couldn't be happier.

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  54. I broke down this a.m. when they lowered the priced on the selvedge chamray shirt and the chiffon blouse in pewter leopard - prices too good to pass up if they work. I also got thenavy polka dot skirt as a P8 finally popped back! I would wait for a sale off a sale price on that, but I think the dreaded final sale will rear its ugly head in January and i am not willing to go there!!!

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    1. Oh final sale came back right before christmas online in years past. Much sooner than jan.

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  55. There are several new promo-priced items today, as well as some markdowns of previous promo items (Janey glitter flats, Calf hair clutch, and more). I've updated both the women's and men's list, which you can see here and here.

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  56. Before I try to find the collection cropped velvet pants in my size, does anyone have feedback on these?

    Thanks!

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  57. I did order the schoolboy blazer in "modern red". Shipping was so fast--I received it three days later. Anyway, as much as I truly love the blazer--and for 89.99 what a deal--right--I was slightly dissappointed in the description of the color--and online it was more of a true red. In reality, it is more of a flame, orangey red. I wanted to wear it for a Christmas Eve party, but it just isn't the proper "Christmas" Red. I will still wear it b/c it'll go well with jeans and any navy items I have but I do wish J. Crew would be more spot on when describing the colors AND when photographing the items! That's all:)

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    1. I agree that the color was disappointing, even though I new "modern red" was red-orange. The website photo makes it look like tomato red.

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  58. I visited today and I could not find anything interesting in the sale section. They marked down the bi- stretch Minnie pant but my size was not available and the item appears to be sold out. They marked down the polka dot sequin top in black (69.99) but the champagne is still at 89.99. I will move on it if they reduce it again before the holidays with the additional 30 percent off. I guess I will just wait patiently for the enamel link bracelet I ordered as a pop back last week. Anyway, happy shopping!

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  59. OT: There are several colors of the Cambridge cable V-neck sweater marked to a promo-price of $26.50 this morning. It's more than likely a glitch and will go up in price in just a bit, so if you're considering one, you might want to order soon. Click here for the product page.

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