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April Enchanted Collection by J.Crew

The J. Crew catalog for April, 2010, featuring spring fashion.

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Classic with an edge

  • Apr 8, 2010
Rating:
+3

The inside cover says it all: "Our collection is designed for mixing and matching."

Indeed, a lot of their pieces are shown throughout the catalog, something I've always liked because it shows how you can build a wardrobe.

The inside April Enchanted catalog led me to believe it would be filled with floral prints, but I only found a few. It seems J. Crew, known for its classic garments, has developed a bit of an edge. Everything I saw in the catalog I saw something similar on runways. I definitely like what I saw in J.Crew's spring collection, though I don't know if I will can pull off or will buy many trendy  pieces. For this reason, I'm rating the collection a +3.


My favorites: the short-sleeved ruffle cardigan, perfect for wearing over sundresses to summer internships; a white canvas bag, ideal for carrying homework, a beach towel or exercise gear for after work; seersucker bathing suits, I'm a sucker for seersucker; and the Jackie cardigan, a wardrobe staple.

J.Crew updated its chinos, cardigans, ballet flats, suits and pencil skirts in slightly different colors and fits. These pieces are essential with J.Crew's brand identity and to your wardrobe. After all, they're classics.

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April 18, 2010
Completely agree with the floral print comment. I loved the floral romper they showed on the front page of their site forever, I thought the whole collection would have that whimsical floral feel.... check out www.CollegeFashionista.com for some college students wearing floral print!
 
April 11, 2010
Yeah, I thought there would be more flowery type clothing inside, whether prints or other adornments, but I was surprised that it was relatively bland compared to the cover. There are still a few pieces that I like in there though. Thanks for sharing, Nicole!
 
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review by . April 09, 2010
   My first thought when checking out J. Crew's April Enchanted collection was," Wow, great photography." Notice, I did not say, " Wow, great clothes." While J.Crew is known for their classic staples, I can't help but wonder who would look chic in these basic clothes unless they were stick-thin like the models on the website. Without the awesome styling, superb photography, and great model poses, what is left for the April Echanted Collection? Black skinny pants, …
review by . April 07, 2010
The first thing I love about this collection is its name. "April Enchanted" excited the little girl in me so much that I was convinced I loved it before I even saw it.  I was expecting pastels, lots of tulle, and sparkles. My taste hasn't matured much since I was five...      What I found in this collection though was much more classic and subdued, much to my dismay, but a huge relief to the avid J.crew shopper.  Despite my expectations, …
review by . April 07, 2010
I do like the collection to an extent. It has simple separates that I feel can work nicely for summer internships. My favorite piece is the cream ruffled tank. It's chic and can work with many different outfits.      However, as much as I love the simplicity and chicness of the collection, it's just not my cup of tea. I'm a huge color person, and the dusty pinks and hints of purple prints aren't enough to satisfy me. I'm just a big fan of "wow" prints and colors. …
review by . April 09, 2010
It May Be April, But I'm Not Enchanted
 I think there is definitely a "J Crew" kind of person.  I've even heard people describe their own personal style as "very J Crew" but I never really have been able to understand how someone can base their entire look on this aesthetic.  While the April Enchanted Collection from J Crew is lovely as a whole, taking individual pieces out of the lookbook and putting them on a College Fashionista is just yawn-inducing. Well, maybe I shouldn't say that.  I could …
review by . April 06, 2010
After looking through JCrew's Spring 2010 collection, I concluded that the must have item currently in stores is the baggy broken-in boyfriend short. Following the craze of boyfriend jeans, JCrew is right on target producing a short that is a little looser then the usual teeny cut-off shorts seen for spring.      I like how they are showing the boyfriend short in fabrics other then just denim, allowing some diversity in women's spring collections. My favorite pair from April …
Quick Tip by . April 06, 2010
Also JCrew's collection is focusing on the pastel color palette for spring. Think floral garden!
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