I made three boot purchases this winter season. The J.Crew Chelsea Boot was one of them. I tried both my normal size and half a size down. I have wider feet (but not officially wide) and liked my normal size more with thin socks. The heel is a little over an inch and very comfortable. It also comes in two other shades of brown, but I’ve always been more of a black boot person. I got them for a great sale price in-store and am very happy with the purchase. Otherwise, I was keeping an eye on & Other Stories for Chelsea boots.
Net-a-Porter has marked down the entire J.Crew x Net-a-Porter collection (and many other things like these Comme des Garcons wallets and APC crossbody bags). If you like the boatneck tee in dotted stripe in pink (previously blogged about in blue), it’s 30% off and free shipping. (Still full price on J.Crew and excluded from most codes.)
I’m not sure when the J.Crew x Net-a-Porter stripe-happy collection launched on jcrew.com, but I’m quite loving the look of the boatneck tee in dotted stripes in blue (NAP only had a pink colorway). And strangely this top is less than $18 (from $40) today with code WARMSTYLE. I’m not sure if it’s an accidental sale, how the top truly runs, or is it hand wash (NAP page) or machine wash (J.Crew), but hey, it’s not final sale! I also have other dotted stripe top recommendations below.
(1) If you’re the right size, this exquisite lace sheath dress from J.Crew Collection is marked down lower at Net-a-Porter (where it’s called Cadenza guipure lace dress). Y’all know I love lace!
(2) I’m going with the more casual dress code these days and ordered a few of the J.Crew Washed Cotton Trench Coat. I saw it in a store after I placed my order and am glad I sized up. It is lightweight (which a lot of negative reviews complained about) and is exactly what I was looking for.
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