let me begin by saying that these jeans are the first thing I’ve ever bought from Madewell. I’ve always been a fan of their style but the prices had always intimidated me. and that’s saying a lot because I definitely know how to splurge 😉 lol with the Burberry, Valentino, and Manolo Blahnik’s I have in my wardrobe .. but I’m also the type of girl that when I do spend money, I want to make sure I’m spending it on things I’ll wear over and over, I want it to be worth it.
are great closet staple pieces worth spending more money on? absolutely. do I sometimes feel I can find an alternative for cheaper? yes. that’s one of the other reasons I felt I could shop other places than Madewell. I know what I like from other places in regards to tops and denim so I just never ventured out from my comfort zone. but I’m here to tell you .. jeans from Madewell are such great quality. I have washed these and the fit is still just so so good. the wash is fantastic and I didn’t notice any fading.
are they the most expensive pair of jeans I own? uhm yeah 😉 but did you see the embroidery?! they’re so unique – literally you’ll never see this anywhere else! so they were a HAVE TO BUY in my mind 🙂 which is funny that they’re not even skinny jeans. normally I stay far away from anything that is a straight leg or boyfriend fit jean, but with these beauties – it didn’t matter. I was going to rock them.
I titled this blogpost ‘madewell vibes’ because if you didn’t know any better, you may assume my entire outfit was purchased there. I like doing that when I’m shopping. buy clothes that ‘look the part’ or have the same style as another popular or trending retailer. my shoes for example totally have the look that they are either Free People or Madewell – but they’re less than $25 from Target! my hat I got a few years ago from Roxy, and my tee is Albion Fit. finding staple wardrobe pieces like a neutral hat and a striped tee will take your everyday looks and elevate them. they are classic items that can be worn so many different ways and will really be useful in your day to day style.
this cute little bandana scarf has started a love affair in my life for accessories. I now have 5 hair scarves that I rotate through. coming up with fun, new ways to wear them is the best part. they’re a pretty detail that just complete a look. tying it onto my bag strap was a great way to add color and some texture to my outfit.
metal circle rings have been trending on bags for a while now but when I saw this one with the scallop detailing I knew this was supposed to be in my wardrobe. I love that the scallop adds a more feminine touch and keeps this simple, clutch bag interesting. I’m a ‘little details’ lover and I notice tiny touches like that. hence my jeans 😉 flower embroidery? heck ya!
tee // denim // shoes // bag // scarf, loving the color selection here // hat, similar here
thank you so much for reading! summer is in full swing around here, we’ve already been in the 90 degree mark and the AC is on! lol you’ll find us outside in the kiddie pool and eating popsicles 🙂 what do you love to do in the summer???