to shop / missoni for target, review no. 1

The Internet has been too much craziness with the HP Touchpad fire sale and now the Missoni x Target mess. Hopefully, by now, everyone is over it. I decided at some point that they were all nice-to-have items, not must-haves. I’m writing about two things today: the girls’ collection and how I strategized for the sale. I was able to order everything that I wanted through multiple orders, except the folders because they were in-store only. My first shipment arrived yesterday.

Now, if you’re female and under a US size 6, and still bummed about missing out on clothes, read on. The Liberty of London collab was the first collab that went beyond womenswear. During that sale, I learned that L and XL in the girls’ collection could fit most women who were M or under. Not to mention the girls’ collection was also cheaper, sold out slower, and made with 100% cotton (whereas polyester was used for most of the women’s items). This sale was no different.

The purple poncho and striped cardigan is available in all sizes. The striped vest is available up to L. (The striped pieces remind me of Scandinavian fashion more than Italian — I like it.) The largest available size for the sleeveless sweater dress is M and my roommate/I agreed that it looks more flattering when the back is worn as the front. I haven’t seen the poncho, but I would say that the sizing of the cardigan and vest is generous. The XL can fit a size 6 easily. The sweater dress fits a bit smaller. It might fit you if you’re a 0.

On to strategy, here are a few things I did:

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