J.Crew Cowlneck Sweatshirt XXS, J.Crew Nordic Parka XSP, Sorel Joan of Arctic Boots in Tobacco (1/2 size up), Free People Pom Pom Knit Hat, Nars Satin Lip Pencil in Luxembourg, Illamasqua Viridian Nail Polish [Read more…]
When we first moved back up north, my parents warned us about how much colder the winters here were going to be compared to what we were used to down south. As a person that is generally cold almost all of the time, I made sure that I was ready by the time we got hit with our first snowstorm. I’ve picked up a few coats this season but none as thick as this J.Crew Nordic Parka. It’s a more affordable option than others I’ve found, while still providing a a more stylish fit. I seriously felt like Goldilocks trying to find the right size. J.Crew has a huge range of sizes ranging all the way from XXXS Petite to Regular sizes. I initially ordered the XXSP. Although it fit, the sleeves were slightly short when I lifted my arms up. I was going to just keep it and wanted to try the XSP but it was out of stock so I ordered the SP. It was way too big but luckily the XSP came back in stock and J.Crew honored my original sale price so that I had no qualms about ordering it. It is the perfect size and I’m glad I wasn’t lazy about getting the right fit. It’s thicker than any other coat I own and combined with my new furry Sorel snow boots, I’ve been staying cozy all month long.
What are your cold weather must-haves?
P.S. Giveaway is currently up on my youtube channel.