Tuesday, October 5, 2010
Essential Piece: The Cashmere "Sweatshirt"
Before you start yelling, yes, I realize this isn't really a sweatshirt...thus my use of quotation marks above. What I really mean is a nice cozy and oversized cashmere sweater to wear on these kinds of days. You *want* to be in a sweatshirt, but you feel like you want to do just a bit more. I think I do stand up a bit straighter than if I were in sweats. Obviously, this isn't something you want to spend a ton of cash on since hey, it's functioning as a sweatshirt. If you've lost a lot of weight, great, you're probably set. If you want to find one, I suggest looking at the sales and buy up a size. It's amazing how well this one works for me.
For you JCAs, you probably recognize a J Crew Cashmere Crewneck Tee when you see one (#28763, $145 - but we know these go on sale online ALL the time). This is a size L, so it's a size up from the JC cashmere turtle I wore and posted on yesterday. It's also from Fall 2008, so it's a year earlier, so who knows what that means size-wise. I love this color - was it heather blade? Such a gorgeous green, wish we'd see more of it. I think I got this on sale plus discount = happy with what I paid.
The key is to keep everything else trim, but comfy. I added a pair of black Minnies (8T) because the slim bottom is important, a white crewneck perfect fit tee, some darling old Isaac Mizrahi for Target mocs (yes, they are that old and I will cry when they bite the dust), and a black ribbon pearl necklace - also from Target. So I guess this is my J Crew/Target outfit? Funny...the 2 stores I shop most often...huh...how about that...
So as the season wears on, keep an eye out for a cashmere "sweatshirt"...you'll love it.
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