Review: Keyhole dress in Italian stretch by J.Crew

What: Keyhole Italian wool stretch dress J.Crew

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Season: Spring 2015

Material: 100% wool; gorgeous pinkish purple :-)

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Quality: Good stretching wool but thin fabric despite the polyester lining. Should feel great in the summer heat :)

Fit: Runs small, I recommend you size up if you want room on your hip area.  Also, the front slit may be inappropriate as an office wear but you are able to reduce it as a simple DIY project (or you could bring to the tailor).

Sissi’s verdict: Wait for sale. Or if you want, take advantage of the 30% promo.

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Review: Collection pleated eyelet dress by J.Crew

What: Collection Pleated Eyelet Dress by J.Crew

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Season: Spring 2015

Material: 100% cotton

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Quality: Very good! Loving the look, the details, the fit…but not the price! You may be able to grab it for 30% off today though.

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Fit: True to size.  The lining (under cami dress) is very thin so the dress may be a little see-through depending on the lighting…may need additional undergarments.

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Sissi’s verdict: Keeper, if you can afford it.

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Weekend and review: Tracy Reese Ninfa

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Pros: great length, quality material (cotton and gold), nice pleats

Cons: Pleats can go all over the place when seated, also create a little bulk.

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Sissi’s verdict: keeper! Do you agree? Please share!

African Wax/Java-like prints at Anthropologie

Loving the new offerings at Anthropologie for Spring 2015. Lots of tribal, “safari” vibe.  My favorites are the prints which are similar to Java and Wax patterns…My favorites below.

anthro_spring15_3Stripe Jade Skirt

anthro_spring15_5kanara pencil skirt

anthro_spring15_4clementina pencil skirt

anthro_spring15_2lourhina joggers

anthro_spring15_1 geo safari vest

Review: Dulci Suede Kitten Heels

What: Dulci Suede Kitten Heels by J.Crew

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Season: Winter 2014

Material: 100% suede outer, leather lining and man-made sole.

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Quality: Very good! The suede is soft, rich cinnamon color, very manageable heel.

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Fit: Sizing is off (again!). I’d say the shoes run half a size bigger than normal.

Sissi’s verdict: Return. I’d recommend half a size down if you are considering.

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