Yes, yes, it’s here, Shopbop’s Friends & Family code: 25% off with code INTHEFAM25. I was prepared this time, and saved up the credits I earn every month so I could REALLY take advantage of the 25% discount, so I had quite a significant budget. In the past, I’ve never been able to wait for fall purchases, so it was a challenge to save up, but worth it! (I tend to get overly excited for fall as soon as September arrives, even though it’s not even close to being sweater-weather. And still isn’t…)
This time, my goal was really to find a pair of black, high-rise skinny jeans, and a pair of high-rise cropped jeans. I also threw in a pair of gray jeans to try, but will send them back if they aren’t exactly what I want; I don’t really want too many pairs of jeans. I’ve been searching like CRAZY for a replacement pair of cropped straight(er) jeans to replace my AG’s that are just too low-rise for me anymore, not finding anything I like. I did like this distressed pair of 3×1 jeans I tried on at NM, although they were still a lower rise than I prefer, so I decided to give the cropped high-rise a try. In general, I need to stick with Goldsign for jeans, because they consistently seem to fit my body, but I liked the way 3×1 fit my calves, so here’s hoping…
I got the burgundy James Perse long sleeve dress as a potential 25th high school reunion dress (although if it turns out to be more purple than “wine” in real life, I won’t keep it). And I tried on the other James Perse dress yesterday in the store, and FELL IN LOVE, so yes, I got it. It’s like nothing else I own, and I think it will be very versatile for both in-between weather, and cooler weather layered with a cardigan, but I’ll have to see how it plays in my wardrobe. I really do recommend it though, if you like the style, but do size down. The size 2 on me was just horrible, too long, and the pockets hit low on my hips, so with this dress, it’s really important to get the size right or else it will look funny.
I had the James Perse cashmere pants in my cart, but removed them at the last minute; I just couldn’t do it. Maybe when they go on sale? or with the Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale? I know I’d wear them, but they do not fill a hole I have in my wardrobe right now, and I tried very hard to fill only those with these purchases.
What did you order? Anything? Do you have your eye on something?
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Here are many more of my favorite things at Shopbop right now, including my thoughts if I’ve tried them on :