Factory crystal bubble bracelet (A6206, $32.50) – sunwashed pink – I never tried the retail version. This one feels like a knockoff you’d find on Ebay, Etsy or Groopdealz. That’s not necessarily a bad thing. It just influences the price I’d pay for it. I do value the mix-match capability of J Crew jewelry & clothing, but I’m thinking $15 tops for me.
Factory crystal bubble bracelet (A6206, $32.50) – bright seaside – Both this color & the sunwashed pink looked as I expected them to colorwise, irl. Nice colors.
Factory crystal pillow bracelet (A1844, $34.50) – There were plenty of this blue shade in-store. It’s sold out online, but crystal is still available. I was really into this when I was in the store. I thought of scoops taken out of a beautiful infinity pool, poured into these stones. The memory of a vacation, worn right on your wrist. But I passed. And when I saw my crystal is still available, I passed when I saw it again irl.
Factory crystal daisy stretch bracelet (A6217, $34.50) – I can’t wear full neon yellow, like in a t-shirt, but I like the little pops of it in jewlery like this. Jewelry was still 40% off in-store on 2/4. With the 30% off $125, that brings it down to $14.49. That’s not bad, but I get a really cheap mentality sometimes when it comes to the Factory jewelry. I’m convinced that the companies manufaturing J. Crew jewelry are also manufacturing ‘knockoffs.’ I didn’t think I would wear it $15 worth, so I passed. I give it a thumbsup, though. I definitely thought about it for a bit of time.