Tag Archives: J.Crew

J.Crew prices: China vs. U.S.

It shouldn’t be a surprise that I logged onto jcrew.com two seconds after my last post. I got all excited about its promises of free shipping, free returns, duty free shopping to China, but they do charge a premium. I guess … Continue reading

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BE STILL, MY BEATING HEART!

I just opened up my inbox to the world’s greatest email. Well, ok, I could think of a couple other messages that could make me happier, but this really is the best thing I’ve gotten in a long time. And … Continue reading

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big boots for big calves

i have a love/hate relationship with shopping for boots. LOVE because boots are amazing and they keep your pants from getting all dirty from the snow/wet ground, and they pretty much go with everything — dresses, skirts, jeans, whatever. HATE because … Continue reading

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a well-made dress from madewell

it’s been a gazillion degrees in Boston this week, so i have been hiding out indoors most days. we don’t have AC in our apartment, but if you turn on all the fans and sit very very still wearing nothing … Continue reading

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brand vs. beliefs

i recently learned that Mickey Drexler, the CEO of my beloved brand J.Crew, is a major water hog who used 18.4 million gallons of water last year — or 115 times the average for the country — on his $10 … Continue reading

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ebay update

i tried a 3-day auction on ebay with one of my J.Crew dresses and it closed last night for $21.50. i gotta tell ya, ebay is like crack — more so when you’re a seller than when you’re a buyer. … Continue reading

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