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: Ruffles and paisley

What: Ruffle front chiffon top in vibrant paisley by J.Crew

When: Winter 2016

How (Material): Silk upper with poly lining


Why (Pros):

  1. Look: Cute paisley, pink and girly.
  2. Comfort: OK though you need to size up for arm motion, especially if you’re tall.
  3. Quality: Good silk chiffon.  I like the vibrant paisley.
  4. Sizing: If you’re tall, size up. I went 2 sizes up to have a decent fit.

Why Not (Cons): The sizing issue.

Sissi’s Verdict: Keeper if you size up. What do you say?