FAQ {about Alexis}

Who are you?
I am in my early 30's and love J.Crew. However, I do have a "day job" so maintaining the JCA blog is (unfortunately) not my primary occupation. 

Are you affiliated with J.Crew?
I have no relationship to J.Crew- absolutely nothing that ties me to them except my love for their clothes. I am just a fan of the firm. In fact, I have never revealed myself. I always wonder if they know who I am... ;) I should add that I also do not have any formal relationship to fashion- not even working for a retailer. I just have a love for clothes, which I think a lot of people can relate to. I can blame my mother for that- she use to buy me tons of clothes when I was a child (because she didn't have much when she was a child). 

What percentage of your wardrobe is J.Crew?
I think about 90-95% of my closet is J.Crew. And when it comes to shoes- that number is higher. It's too bad that their shoes are terribly uncomfortable- but they are oh-so-cute!

If you had to pick one, what was the best year in J.Crew style since the retailer's inception?
I think 2007 was "the year" to buy from J.Crew. There are lots of examples of why 2007 was a great year, like their jackets and winter coats. J.Crew came out with Bella Jacket and Bella Coat that had the most wonderful standing collar that made anyone look instantly fabulous. I have been saving my J.Crew catalogs and noticed that my 2007 catalogs are filled with "tabs" on items I am lusting after, while the later catalogs have far fewer tabs. Although don't get me wrong, I still manage to buy a lot lovelies from J.Crew since 2007! ;)


  1. http://www.refinery29.com/styling-trick-3-ways-opposites-attract.php/slideshow/1/image/0/

    Refinery used a JCrew image to illustrate one Of this seasons's trends. Thought It Was A neat link to share!

  2. Alexis,

    I don't know how else to contact you. I think you are the "Queen" of J Crew Aficionadas, thus my question directed to you.

    Is there a place to post something that I would like to buy? Especially some vintage tees? I REALLY need the J Crew Women textured knits Candy tee – Light Blade. I welcome your comments and telling me how to contact you, if this is inappropriate. Thank you. Karen

  3. Karen- You can post your request in this week's looking to find thread. The thread is posted every Sunday at 9p PST. Some people post every week until they find what they want.

  4. Hi Alexis,

    Love your blog. I work at a start-up company in Las Vegas (not a competitor to jcrew). I'm trying to find out more of how they produce their customer loyalty plans & email marketing. Do they do it inhouse or agency? I really like their approach and would love to use the same agency. don't know if you have any connections there or perhaps might know?


  5. Hi Alexis! I love your blog! What is the model's name you have in your blog title?? She was always one of my favorites!!

    1. Thanks Lana, the model in the J.Crew Paris photo (that I use often) is Edda Pedursdottir (from Iceland). I am not sure of the name for the model used in the current title image (the one in the denim shirt).

  6. Hello there ! Thank you for useful info. I found my answer, it’s really helped me . Very interesting blog. Please keep it up . I will definitely visit again.


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