Review: Gemstones in a skirt

What: Collection printed silk twill in gemstone print by J.Crew

When: Winter 2016

How (Material): Silk twill upper, polyester lining


Why (Pros):

  1. Look: Cute print, different A-line that did not quite hit home with me.
  2. Comfort: Comfortable, does not impair movement.
  3. Quality: Good quality silk twill.
  4. Sizing: Runs slightly large.ebelandi_jcrew_silk_twill_gemstone_1

Why Not (Cons): The fit is odd.

Sissi’s Verdict: Return, despite gorgeous print. What do you say?

Review: Wool, bling and a sweater

A week ago, I woke up at 4AM, begged for a ride to the closest Greyhound station, waited 30 minutes for a late Greyhound bus and ended up in NYC at 7AM, sixth in line (in freezing weather may I add) for the opening of the J.Crew sample sale.ebelandi_jcrew_sample_nyc_nov16_1 ebelandi_jcrew_sample_nyc_nov16_2 ebelandi_jcrew_sample_nyc_nov16_4ebelandi_jcrew_sample_nyc_nov16_3

Five hours later, I came out of the store with cute finds, new “sample shopper friends” and a few dollars less in my purse.
ebelandi_jcrew_sample_nyc_nov16_5I’ve already shared previous sample sale shopping experience on this blog before. As always, the moment I always find enticing is when you “discover” one-of-a-kind items that are not quite the final production apparel available in the regular stores.

This trip, I found a cute jeweled sweater. Little did I know that the sweater has been offered in retail stores in a different color (see it on Jcrewismyfavstore). My review below:

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