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Monday, February 11, 2019

Madewell Try-On: Early Spring

If you're mentally ready for some sunny days and 70 degree weather, this try-on is sure to give you signs of Spring days ahead. Madewell recently released their first bit of their Spring collection and this taste has me anxious for more. While my store didn't have a lot, there were a few things that caught my eye. Yes, many are the same print/style just in different versions, but next time I hope my store has more variety for you. Here's the pieces I tried on:

Gladwell Balloon-Sleeve Sweater $98 $79.50 // Size Small

Okay, so sweaters might not seem very Spring. But this blush color is very Spring and so so pretty. Unfortunately, they only had a size small. It's already oversized and was too big. The softness really makes this sweater so worth the price! I would say you can size down in this one. The sleeves are a balloon style, which going up in size can make them too baggy. You can see how it looks below in a smaller size.

Striped Gladwell Balloon-Sleeve Sweater $98 $79.50 // Size XS

The colorblocked version was just too fun to pass up trying on! It might feel like Winter still, but these light hearted colors give off Spring vibes. Going with a smaller size on this one was a better fit. You still get the balloon sleeve without it being baggy. It still has enough length to front-tuck (very important over here). There is also another version of this stripe version, but is selling quickly.

Button-down Cami Top in Playground Posies $69.95 $54.50 // Size 00

Nothing can stop me from a good cami and florals, so I knew I had to try this on too. You'll see in a minute how much I gravitated to this print. This has that French-girl chic vibes, which reminds me of Reformation. The cami is short in length and more of a boxy cut. While I do have a short torso, I think it could work, but still would need high-waisted jeans. It does have adjustable straps to help get a good fit. 

Courtyard Ruffle-Hem Top in Playground Posies $85 // Size XXS

Here's the cami in a shirt version. I have to say I'm much more fond of this style. It is a roomier fit and went down a size. It's a nice top that can go from work to weekend. Besides sizing down, some might find it too tight in the arms. There is elastic banding that is meant to be fitted, but I have small arms and could see this being uncomfortable to those with more muscles.

Button-Wrap Dress in Playground Posies $128 // Size 2

Okay, okay this print again. I warned you from the start. I really did love this print! While I wish this dress fit better on me, I think it would work on someone taller (I'm 5'4) or has a longer torso. That button detail is just so good! It doesn't have pockets, not that sound be a deal breaker but something to consider. Again, it's one of those styles that can work for many occasions and seasons. Overall, I found the dress to be true to size.

Hope you enjoyed this try-on! Which one was your favorite?