Thrifty Finds at Closet Revival!
I'm sure you all have seen the comeback of the faux-fur vest, but perhaps you're like me and were daunted by the price tags of the better-quality versions! It's one thing to pick one up from Forever 21 (and don't get me wrong...I love me some F21!!) but nobody wants a vest that sheds everywhere.
I'd been on the hunt for one of these J. Crew vests -- J. Crew is one of my favorite brands, which you'll see throughout this post!! -- and finally found one in my size at Closet Revival. On the J. Crew site, it's listed originally for $120.00, then marked down to $94.99 -- oh, and it's completely sold out online. The two colors they list are vivid burgundy and glass petal (a medium pink), but the one I picked up yesterday is navy blue, perfect to blend seamlessly into my wardrobe! The best part of all? I picked it up for an affordable $45. SUCH a win.
This was actually the first piece that caught my eye when I walked into the store. I love the simple silhouette, especially with the darting on the top. It's such a flattering cut, and add that to the interesting, out-of-the-ordinary texture/fabric, it's a definite win!
I'd love to pair this with some chunky booties or knee-high boots, a bomber jacket, and a statement necklace. I found this dress online on Shoptiques, originally marked at $72 and then discounted to $40. I got it at Closet Revival for $20 -- what a great deal! That's half off the MARKDOWN.
Yet another J. Crew piece -- and yet another J. Crew piece that's totally sold out online! I absolutely love sweaters this time of year, even though Dallas might not always have sweater weather during the winter! I get cold easily, and there's something that's so comforting about a super-warm, snuggly sweater -- this one is 40% wool, just enough to keep me toasty without being scratchy or uncomfortable!
Because it was sold out online, I didn't get to see what the original price was on the J. Crew website. However, I did find a few of these sweaters on eBay, one that was $39.99 and one that was $47. I scored mine for $22!! I can't wait to pair this with a swingy navy skirt to really complete the look.
4. Mine Blue Structured Joggers
I couldn't find these online, but another one of the great things about Closet Revival is finding pieces from lesser-known brands that are still great quality and, HELLO, a great price! I'm really not one for overly fitted pants, but even I must admit that joggers-slash-fancy-sweatpants don't fit the bill for every event. These more structured joggers, however, combine all the comfort of loungewear with something more refined. I credit the popularity of athleisure with these being pretty much acceptable workwear!
And finally, one last J. Crew piece to round out this haul! I love the fit of the Boy Shirt, but the regular price in stores (this Crinkle Gingham version starts at $59.99 on the J. Crew website!) deters me from picking it up. When I saw this shirt in Closet Revival, though, the $18 price tag had me SOLD! I love the lightweight cotton material -- it's totally breathable and is suitable even for the Dallas fall/winter, which is unpredictable but can tend to be pretty warm. Plus, this color scheme is SO festive...I might just wear it today for some last-minute Christmas shopping!!
Until next time ~