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Monday, July 9, 2018

Madewell Summer Try-On's

madewell summer collection review

strip tank (on sale!)

It's been far too long since I've had the chance to get a Madewell try-on post for you guys! While I certainly have not stopped popping into my favorite store, it's just that I've been transitioning into my new job, which I haven't told you guys about (opps!). But anyway, Madewell has a great selection of Summer pieces and are doing a big sale on sale right now. Tons have been added to the sale section and this is the time to stock up-trust me! Sale is an extra 30% off and you can really score some great prices on pieces that as just as amazing! Currently, I'm eyeing this cute top and this updated denim skirt.  Use code: BIGMOOD to get an extra 30%

While most of these pieces are not part of the sale section, there are some great pieces that would be staples for the summer. For reference, I'm 5'4 and more petite on top.

cute white embroidered top

oversized embroidered top

red embroidery on top

EMBROIDERED ISLAND TANK TOP $79.50 (NOW $20.99!) // WEARING XS

To be honest, I didn't think much of this top when I saw it online. In person, it's another story. It's made of a nice linen and the details are more eye catching. It's not marked down with the extra 30% to just under $40! I did try on the stripe version (see below) and found the cream version to run a tad smaller. It's just right under the embroidery that felt a tad small, so I went with the XS rather than XXS. For being cream colored, it actually was not sheer with a nude bra under it.

blue and white stripe top

cute oversized stripe top

EMBROIDERED ISLAND TANK TOP IN STRIPE $79.50 (NOW $20.99!) // WEARING SIZE XXS

Since I couldn't decide on what color I like more, I had to try the stripe version too. This one felt like it ran bigger and went with my smaller size here. It is a thin material and good for the summer heat. I just felt it was a little sheer for what I could wear to work. Obviously, my office is very casual, but felt I could only wear this on weekends. Would be perfect for the beach!

rust and white stripe tee

cute rust and white tshirt

RUFFLE SLEEVE TEE IN STRIPE $35 // WEARING XXS

I mean does Madewell do stripes well or what?! This tee caught my eye with the color of the stripes and the ruffle sleeves! I would say the only thing to be concerned with sizing wise is the arms. They do seem more fitting, so if you arms are fuller you might want to size up. Honestly, now I'm think I should have sized up for a more oversized fit. It also comes in solids, which are nice basics.

cute black tank

black knit tank

cute summer tank

TEXTURE & THREAD TIE-WRAP TOP $49.50 // WEARING SIZE XS

It's hard to see the details on the waist, but this tank is shorter in length. I have a short torso and really can't imagine someone with a long torso having this work for them. The style is cute, but I'm not sold on the material for full price. I would say it runs small. 

cute mustard wrap dress

perfect cotton wrap dress

yellow wrap dress detail


Basically, I cannot say no to anything yellow/mustard. While this dress does look a bit brighter yellow, it is a more mustard color in person. It also comes in cream if yellow is too much for you. It is a textured t-shirt like material, which I really enjoy. It is a faux wrap, so no needing to adjust. It does run a tad larger, but would size for your bust. It is a really figure flattering dress.

black gingham button cami

cute black and white check cami

RUFFLE-STRAP CAMI TOP IN GINGHAM $55 // WEARING 0 (NEEDED 00)

While I'm not much of gingham gal, I do love the style of this linen tank. The price point seems reasonable, too.  I tried it on before in the cream version, too, and loved as well. Many reviews say the straps run long and found it to be true. I would go with your smaller size. 

cream short sleeve sweater

cute summer sweater tank

cream crochet top

CROCHETED SWEATER TANK $69.50 // WEARING XXS

Anything sweater probably sounds terrible right now, but this one might just change your mind. It is very oversized (in the best way). The knit on this top is beautifully done and makes it extra special. I would go with your smaller size on this one, as you can see it's still loose on me. 

brown button down skirt

brown frayed skirt

*THIS SKIRT ISN'T ONLINE YET // WEARING SIZE 4 (RUNS TINY)

I'm surprised this isn't online yet. Just know that it runs really small. I find that their bottoms tend to run small in the waist and this skirt is no exception. I'm usually a 2 or 4 (mostly a 4) and this was so small. I felt like I needed 6, which is unheard of. The color is something unique and would be a good transitional piece come the Fall. 

Let me know if you have a favorite or any questions!





2 comments:

  1. Love the knit top, it's so cute and I can see it being a summer staple!
    Chic on the Cheap

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  2. I rarely shop Madewell but these are good deals, and cute!

    Sincerely, Jennie

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