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One Stop Outfit: For Sweater Weather

For the first time in years, I am excited about the clothes at J.Crew.  They look like the early-mid 2000s J.Crew — simple, classic, timeless.  This outfit is a great option for when you need something that looks nice, but also casual.

Most J.Crew pieces are available in misses, plus, petite, and tall.  There’s also a 30% off sale on many pieces, code SALEONSALE.

Interlocking Loop Earrings

Ribbed Turtleneck Sweater

Vintage-Slim Corduroy Pants

Wynona Leather Loafer

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    4 comments

  1. Sherry says:

    Great picks, Abra! Does anyone else feel like dropped shoulders make them look broad? I have been avoiding buying any more dropped shoulders, but they’re everywhere this season!

    October 7, 2021/Reply
    • Erin says:

      Not just you! I avoid them as well because they seem to add visual bulk. But some tops are cut in such a way that the drop shoulder works out ok.

      October 7, 2021/Reply
    • B says:

      I’m tall-ish with fairly broad shoulders. I find that when the dropped shoulder is only a little dropped (i.e. the seam hits within ~2 inches of where a properly-fitted shoulder seam would be; usually when it’s designed to hit 3-4 inches from the normal seam location) it really emphasizes my shoulders. I avoided the design for a long time because of this. But if the seam is further down the arm than that it can look drapey as designed. Generally I try to avoid it if the seam is higher on my arm than the widest part of my shoulder muscle. Just my rule of thumb!

      October 7, 2021/Reply
  2. Jamie says:

    How exactly would you style those cordoroy pants? I’m intrigued.

    October 8, 2021/Reply