Frame Le Garcon jeans | Size 29, I think they run true to size
Everlane v-neck tee | size medium
Everlane Swing Trench | gift for review, size medium (available 4/30 unless you’re on the wait list)
Rag & Bone Quinn sandals | they run true to size
3.1 Phillip Lim large Ryder Satchel
As I mentioned earlier, or yesterday if you’re reading this on Tuesday, Everlane sent me their new swing trench to preview for you before it launches to the public on 4/30 (or 4/29 if you’re on the wait list!). I was going to order it anyway, because I’ve long wanted a trench that was interesting, but still sort of classic, and affordable, and I knew Everlane wouldn’t disappoint.
The color in real life is closer to the way it looks on Everlane’s website, which is the perfect olive/military green in my opinion. It’s made of 100% cotton and the sleeves are lined in 100% polyester. It is dry clean only and made in China.
I’m wearing a medium, even though I originally thought I’d go with the small because most of the pieces I have from Everlane and just slightly big on me. I’m glad I went with the medium in this though, because the upper arms wouldn’t have fit otherwise. And since it is a swing style, it’s meant to have a slightly “tent” shape, but I don’t think it’s too big on me at all. The sleeves are too long, of course, and my only slight disappointment with them is that I can’t push or roll them up very well, as I am wont to do. But it IS a jacket, so the sleeves aren’t generally meant for that anyway. I may make the investment and have the sleeves shortened on this though, if I can see myself using it frequently (how great would it have been in San Francisco??).
Overall, I’m very pleased with it. It’s a medium-to-heavy weight cotton and seems to be waterproof, or at least water-repellent. It won’t do in a downpour, and it doesn’t have a hood, but it certainly won’t become soggy in a bit of rain, so it’ll do nicely for me. I love the oversized lapels and the hook closure at the neck to keep it nice and snug. The pockets are nice and deep and since the sleeves are lined, it’ll be great for layering with sweaters in cooler weather.
Obviously, it’s a short trench, and I think it’s supposed to hit right at your hips (I’m 5’3″), but I like where it hits on me, giving a little more coverage. Just keep that in mind if you’re tall.
It is sort of an odd time for them to launch a trench, and I won’t be able to wear it for a while unless we go back to San Francisco this summer…hint, hint, if my husband is reading…but I think it will be a great piece to have in my wardrobe. It’ll be a great go-to for traveling and a quick cover-up on slightly rainy days. Or not-so-rainy days…it’s really cute!
Will you order the new swing trench from Everlane? What do you think of it?
Oh, and now I CANNOT wait for the shirt dress that’s launching at the end of May. I know that will be good too…