Review: Colection Secretary Silk Blouse in pinstripe

What: Collection secretary blouse in pinstripe by J.Crew

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Season: Spring 2015

Material: 100% silk.

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Quality: Excellent! Substantial silk, you do not really need to add a cami underneath. Great feel on skin and the tie neck is nicely done.  Loving the color and the subtle pink stripes.

Fit: I would say true to size.  However, this is not available in tall sizes, so I sized up for length. In the combination below and above, I paired it with the pumps from 3 winters back…

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

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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Review: Leopard Loafers

I was so excited to get these loafers when they went on sale. Though the quality is good, I was a little disappointed by the off sizing. My full review below.

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What: Collection Sofie Calf Hair loafers by J.Crew

Season: Winter 2014

Material: 100% calf hair outer, leather lining and sole.

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Quality: Very good! The calf hair and loafer style are all nicely done, but the sizing is off.

Fit: I’d say the shoes run half a size bigger than normal.

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

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A&F: Ahh, Stella

Yes, I am still in awe of her designs; all the colors with masterful cuts and great melange of textures….Ahhhh, I can see myself wearing so many of the Spring Summer 2015 collection! Thankfully, my pocket is better grounded than my deceiving heart so let’s just look at the catwalk pictures, shall we? Full display over at Vogue UK. Also a video on Youtube of the full catwalk presentation, and below my favorites.

My piece on Stella Jean over on this post. Happy Wednesday!

All images below courtesy of Vogue UK.

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