Pop of Color in PJs

by - Thursday, November 07, 2013

Sales galore all over the place!
- Nordstrom half-yearly sale has begun (for women & kids)
- Take up to 40% off at Saks through 11/8
- Take up to 60% off first cut / spree sale at Neiman Marcus through 11/8

...more stores listed on the right sidebar

A few specific items to note:

1a) Tory Burch Ludlow driver - I'm wearing sz 6 - TTS (runs a bit narrow but leather will stretch) / outfit below, also: here / buy at:
- $192.50 at ToryBurch.com - in navy, red, brown (limited sizes)
- $184.00 at Neiman Marcus - in red (sz 8.5)
- $184.25 at Nordstrom - in red (limited sizes)
- $220.00 at Shopbop - in brown (limited sizes)

1b) Tory Burch flat riding boots (see current season's styles) - Mine is the Nadine from last year / outfits here, here, here / the same style isn't brought back this year, but similar ones have been discounted:
- Bristol has a small TB logo by the ankle: $346.50 at Bloomingdale's and Saks / $373.50 at Cusp
- Brita has a small TB logo by the ankle with criss-crossing ankle straps: $331.65 at Nordstrom
- Jess has metal details behind the ankle: $367.50 at Bloomingdale's
- Calista is from last year and most similar to my Nadine: $495.00 at Jildor (not on sale)

2) Blank NYC spray-on jeans - I'm wearing sz 26 - sized up / outfit below; also: here / buy at:
- $61.60 at Neiman Marcus and Cusp - limited sizes
- $43.97 at Piperlime - sz 31 only
- $70.00 at Shoptiques - limited sizes
- $88.00 (not on sale) at Blank NYC, thehipchick, Designs by Stephene, pink Mascara - most sizes still available

3) Sperry Top-Sider shoes - review here / outfits here / buy at:
- Lots of styles for 33% off at Nordstrom


J.Crew piqued my interest when they released the vintage pajama set last season (I believe). I was a fan of the style, but wasn't really interested in the two colors they offered (light blue, white).

I was happy to stumble across Gap's version of the pajama set recently in a wider range of colors and patterns (buy for $41.97 w/code GAPFRIENDS through 11/11).

The fabric and sizing for both J.Crew and Gap's pajama sets are comparable. For reference, I tried on sz XXS in J.Crew and own the XS in Gap. J.Crew's top is longer in length, which I liked. I think Gap's shrunk when I put it in the dryer without thinking. It's too bad because Gap's was already shorter than J.Crew's to begin with. The inseam is roughly the same for both, ~32". They're also both made of thin cotton that may be see-through in lighter colors.

I didn't play it safe and chose the eye-popping orange-red set. DH complained that I was blinding him with the bright color, so I've been mostly wearing the pieces as separates instead as a full set. Take today's outfit with the pajama top for example. I literally stumbled out of bed, pulled on a sweater and jeans, then marched right out the door to start my day. Gotta love multi-purpose (for home and in public) items! Though I can't take the credit as I stole the styling idea from a J.Crew mannequin awhile back.
gray cowlneck sweater, red shirt, white jeans, brown loafers
gray cowlneck sweater, red shirt, white jeans, brown loafers
sunglasses: Walmart aviator (similar)
lips: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in wink for pink (sold here)
sweater: Gap cowlneck (sold here - $41.97 w/code GAPFRIENDS)
shirt: Gap printed poplin PJ set (sold here - $41.97 w/code GAPFRIENDS)
jeans: Blank NYC spray-on (sold at Piperlime / Shopbop / NM - $61.60 thru 11/7)
shoes: Tory Burch Ludlow driver (sold at TB / NM / Nordstrom / Shopbop / BG)

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  1. I would have never though to wear PJs under a turtleneck! So genius Cee (ahem I mean J.Crew). Love the peek of color :)


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