Tuesday, July 28, 2009

New JCrew Fall Items

Hi everyone!

Well I am back from a great great weekend in Boston. Pretty good weather, great Red Sox time, great family time, and a great feeling as I went around our future home city.

More on that later, but I wanted to compile all the new JCrew items I have spotted in the last week. This is a long post, some blurry pics but wanted to get some brief reviews out there! One overall note is that I think that JCrew's sizing is getting a bit back on track. I found that many of my regular sizes were fitting as opposed to having to size down a lot.

Pointelle Stripe V-Neck Cardigan, $88.
This cardigan is a blend fabric and the colors appeared in that summer-blah range. I thought the crystal buttons were pretty, but this cardigan didn't do anything for me. A couple of pics to get a look at the Dusty Blossom color.


French Terry Tie-Neck Pullover, $55.
The latest in French Terry is here. I'm Popeye the Sailloooor Man, I think? OK the smile in this pic is cause I know this top is semi-ridiculous, but I think its kind of cute. I can be almost certain it will go on sale, and who knows, I might pick it up. I would describe this like the puff sleeve slub shirt that they had this spring--the puff sleeves were like a silk twill, the tie on this sweatshirt is very similar.


Cashmere VNeck.
I wanted to take some pictures of how this sweater is fitting and hitting this year. The colors are really pretty. Note that the VNeck is a bit higher and has a thinner trimming than last year. This is a size Medium.

Note the length is about hip, not too long or short.

Here's the neckline detail.

Silk Frances Cami, $88.
I tried this in a retail-only gray and white print. Tried on my size, 8 on top. The neck trim is more standup and structured than the Victoria, but the ruffles down the front are more flat. I liked the print a lot.

Closeup of the ruffles and neckline.

Super close up! Woo!

Perfect Fit Striped Tee, $34.
Cute stripey tee with little ribbon epaulets on the shoulder. This is the classic perfect fit long sleeve tee styling, but with a nice stripe. Also came in Navy and a Dusty Rose color, this is the Gray in a Large. (I feel like I need a Large in Perfect Fit each time)

Detail Shot.

Stretch Wool Schoolboy Blazer, $188.
Tried this in an 8, maybe might have liked to try a 6 tall for a more fitted look, but this one was nice. The dark color looks a bit like a suit jacket, I think this blazer would look better in light gray or a butterscotch.

Detail of the colors and gold buttons.

Downtown Field Jacket in Mossy Brown. $148.
OK, I must be a sucker for masculine jackets cause I like this one too! Love the feel of the surdy canvas, and also that the size on this one was not crazy. This is a Medium, and you can use the snaps to make the waist more fitted.

Open...

Side views of waist tabs.

Endless summer Cardigan, $89.50.
Love the length of this cardigan, but not sure about the fit, I think you want it to fit real close, but this medium might be a bit snug.

Thick trim on the hem.

Velvet Eden Blazer, $148.
I tried both the 8 and the 6 in this, They are just different options--the 8 was more roomy, the 6 was almost a shrunken fit. This is the Dusty Blossom, I actually thought this was copper cause it is darker than what I thought the blossom would be. Overall the fit is much better on me than the Ecole, I love the buttons and the peplum is nice. Took a lot of pics cause I know people are interested.






Ribbon-front Top, $88.
Tried on in a 6 since there was no 8 in the store. A bit small at that size, no zipper. Felt Charlotte Yorky but in a good way. The ribbon is stitched on and a bit sheer.

Closeup of applique...



Thats my first rundown! Have you seen any of these items? What do you think? I used my Rewards card for the patterned Frances cami, I have loved the Victoria blouses and the patterned one is distinctive. They were still unpacking the new arrivals at my store, so I will keep you posted as more come out.

Any questions, thoughts?

17 comments:

  1. I haven't seen any of these items, my Jcrew must just be slow! I love the bow blouse and the tie neck pull over!

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  2. thank you for the pics!! everything looks really cute on you : ). i can't wait to try on the dotted frances now!

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  3. Thanks for all the fantastic pics! Lots of info for me to consider. Love the printed Frances blouse on you!!

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  4. Thanks for sharing! You look great in all of the items! I am lovin' the printed Frances as well! Good choice! :)

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  5. Thanks for these pics Liz - I adore the tie neck and actually ordered it! ha ha ha ha! what size are you trying on here? TIA!

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  6. LOVE the Frances. must buy asap.

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  7. I love the eden jacket. Bought it. i did not like the frances or the bow top.

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  8. Nice job with the report! I really liked the Eden jacket on you. The striped tee looked great and the grey blazer. All would be perfect for your new location!

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  9. Love the choice of the Frances cami, very nice on you. Thanks for all the IRL photos. I have bought a couple new Fall things but I am debating a lot. I think I might keep waiting for something better.

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  10. I bought the same Frances top at the Burlingame store yesterday! I also got two corsage cardis and a ruffle tank top....

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  11. Ooh, thanks for the pictures! I was so curious to see how the V neck cashmere fit and I like the way it looks on you. The past ones were just too low on me. I will have to try it on myself soon. I will be going to J Crew tomorrow after work...can't wait!

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  12. I really like the tie-neck top and the bow top, although seriously, you look good in all you tried on. Thanks for the IRL pics!

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  13. Great IRL pics! Thanks for posting the pic of the Eden IRL. I am in love with that color online but it seems to look so different in person...not sure I love it as much as I thought I did.

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  14. the frances blouse looks cute on you! great purchase!

    as for the eden jacket, I liked all the details of it, but i felt it made me look wide. don't know why. will wait for it to go on sale, and maybe buy one if available.

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  15. I bought the Frances in Ivory and the Minnie pants. I also ended up with the sweatshirt with the tie-neck...I have no idea why, I just loved it...super comfy.

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  16. I love it! Very creative!That's actually really cool.
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    參觀,Thanks

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  17. Thank you so much! I've been looking at this online for weeks and can't decide whether or not to get it since the Ecole fit me SO weirdly. What a great "service"you provide!!

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