Thursday, September 14, 2017

"Looking to LOVE" with J.Crew

This is the weekly "Looking to LOVE with J.Crew" post, a place to share our favorite experiences with J.Crew.

If you have recently experienced a positive situation with J.Crew, maybe you might be willing to share that information with us in this post.

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29 comments:

  1. You know what I would like to see from J.Crew from the coming roll-out; red wool pants. Nice straight leg, a touch wide-leg, (not too high rise), 120s wool.

    I've noticed a few designers use red from nyfw. Start the trend early.

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    1. What do think of these? Limited size run, on sale from Max Mara.

      https://us.maxmara.com/p-1131117106002-duomo-red?gclid=Cj0KCQjw0ejNBRCYARIsACEBhDN8xGNF6vGdouWh6kTVnKLg-OZNg4s4xshsq_0rwCpVACnclV5puxsaAvfoEALw_wcB

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    2. Cmg-yes! Pants like Max Mara. The fabric must be nice. ☺️

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  2. https://www.pantone.com/pantone-color-institute-releases-spring-2018-fashion-color-trend-report-for-new-york-fashion-week

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  3. They had them last year, but I wasn't crazy about the red. They were the long pants with the belt and also came in a gray. The red was that more orangey red.

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    2. The Pantone color selected for spring 2018 says tomato red. Maybe a hint of orange for that season. Red for fall would have blue mixed in.

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    3. I think that "modern red" or "vibrant flame" color they've been doing for years is very Jenna. Didn't she say once that she only associated true red with the Holiday catalogs/collection? I'd love to see it more in their offerings year-round.

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    4. Well, the ones from last winter were definitely more of a tomato red. They did not match the poppy tippy. I don't like orange so I didn't even try them, as much as I liked the style of the pant.

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    5. The red of the new Daphne boiled wool coat would be perfect - it isn't orangey and a true slightly blueish red. J.Crew loves that orange-y red. I would love a blazer in red. A woman I work with has Ludlow blazer from a few years ago in that perfect red and I am envious every time she wears it!

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  4. Copying from the Reviews post:

    The 2003 washed silk V-neck tank (item G7767) in navy (vintage indigo). This was a surprise love - I put it on and wore it out somewhere right away.

    It is more of a soft matte fabric rather than a shiny fabric. It drapes really nicely and the v-neck back and front flatter me more than the round front and back of the velvet tank.

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    1. See my problem with it was too shiny. I was hoping for a true washed silk finishes, with minimal sheen.

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    2. What color did you get? Mine didn't seem shiny at all. I've had a few silk tanks in the past that were very shiny so maybe that's my measure. I ordered it in pink too and I'm curious how that one will be.

      I also ordered it in pink but haven't gotten it yet.

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    3. I got the pink and the golden tea. Maybe the navy is more muted since it's darker.

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  5. Factory Addison Chino. These are an "online exclusive" and I tried them because they were described as "city fit," which is a lower rise from prior years at retail that I personally loved. I am NOT a high-rise body ... petite, short-waisted and 34dd. High-rise bottoms honestly come up to my boobs. Anyway, I really like these. A nice basic pant with a flattering rise and trouser legs.

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  6. I've been living in my Sammies this week, they feel like the perfect transition piece for summer to fall. I've been styling them with floral-embroidered white sneakers and slouchy cotton sweaters or t-shirts with a denim jacket. I'm so glad I picked up a few colours last year.

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  7. Looks like final sale is gone...

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  8. Just placed orders from Madewell and J.Crew for skinny jeans. Last year I was really more into the straight leg but I've been feeling like a basic skinny jean is something I could use. Since J.Crew has one on sale and final sale has been lifted I ordered and I'll compare with Madewells slightly more expensive version. From J.Crew I tried the Classic Rinse and the lyric wash whi I've admired on IG. The gold ballet flats changed in price from $118 back to full price, but I ordered anyway because I can always get a PA. Also ordered the black rib sweater switch snapped cuffs (it was final sale a few days ago). Since the promo changes tonight maybe it will work out.

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    1. That sounds like a solid order, Suz Has! I've been admiring that Lyric Wash, too, since I saw it on Ina. Those gold flats are so pretty so I hope they work out for you!

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    2. I tried the flats on in store but they run small and didn't have my size. They're pretty stiff but we shall see if the right size works.

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    3. My wardrobe is so basic these days, a simple black sweater and well fitting jeans are my uniform.

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    4. I wish the JCrew and Madewell jeans had skinnier ankles. I like the overall fit, but I prefer a skinny jean that is skinny all the way down. Looks better and works better with booties without having to roll anything up.

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    5. That was one of the comments I read for both, but my last skinny jean purchase of 7 for all mankind (and they were expensive!) had the ankles and calves so tight they were uncomfortable. My calves and ankles are pretty skinny so we shall see how I feel about these. I had at several other pairs of JCrew toothpicks I sold because I didn't like the way the back pockets looked or the way the butt fit.

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    6. It's interesting how everyone shape is different because 7 For All Mankind make my favorite pair of jeans. I also really like Paige, but my 7s are the ones I wear for long flights.

      I have pretty curvy legs(?), that's a weird thing to say :p. My ankles are small, but my calves are moderate/slim athletic.

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    7. 7 for all mankind were always my favorite too. There was just something about th fit of this particular pair that was off. They were the Gwenivere.

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  9. I went to the nicer of my JCrews and was able to combine the $20 for trying on pants promo with the 15% off to get the crewcuts sweater I wanted!

    I did try on the velvet pull-on skirt and it was a miss for me. I was hoping it would fit like the paper bag skirt, which is oddly flattering, but I think this one was missing the tapered length. I think it would better on a straighter figure. I could see it have a casual cool drape, on me though it just made my hourglass shape look frumpy. A petite size might be a better fit for me though. I may try the petite later. I don't think it's a must for me.

    I wish the had made other things in the silver velvet. It's so pretty, but I'll never wear the dress.

    Didn't like the velvet tank top though. It didn't have a quality look and feel. It seemed like something I could get from F21. JCrew has had some really bad stitching in general as of late. That copper rose color is pretty awful. It looks very 70s.

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  10. some of the instragram/bloggers have pics of the new fur coat and a few other items. nice to see but I really have no where to wear some of the dressier items this roll out.

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