J Crew’s stripe turtleneck dress (62531, $198) runs XXS – XL. 90% cotton/8% nylon/1% spandex. ETA: marked down as of 2/1 online to $119.99.
Size S – chest 33″, waist 29″, hips 35″
Size M – chest 34″, waist 31″, hips 37″
Size S – I’m sometimes taking a M in things now that I’m in postpartum land. This size S was good. The fabric on this is feels substantial. It has a heavy weight to it and definitely for cooler fall & winter temps. It would be easy to sweat this one up. It is cotton so it’ll breathe, but I can see it being hot in some cases. My fantasy about this one would be that I’d need a dress in a pinch. Walk in, try it on and walk out with black heels, good to leave straight to whatever occasion I needed the dress for. Better yet, the dress made me want to have somewhere to go. Kind of laughing at the thought of going out right now, so I don’t know if this even makes my sale list. Oh, final point. The stripes on the dress are wide, but they seem to be of flattering proportion. The blue is bright, but very much toned down by the wide, dark contrasting stripes. You almost feel like it’s a LBD.
The fabric felt like it was trying to suck my stuff in. Thank you, dress! A couple of Spanx or Assets pieces to reposition some things and I’d be good to go. Check it out on 1 More Shopping Blog.