Last weekend I dropped by Anthro to check out the new arrivals and so happy that I went! I tried on a few items that have been on my wishlist for a while. A couple were great, some not so much, and a couple of items surprisingly came home with me!!
Learning Curve Dress – When I first saw this dress online I was sold. Then saw it on the model in the catalog and was even more excited. Then I tried it on and my reality was altered. I sized up to a 2 and it was snug! The tweed material felt really heavy and the bow is ginormous. Loved the concept but the lemon color, big bow, and pencil-skirt silhuette were too much for one dress and I’m not really sure where I’d wear it.
Kindred Spirit Sweaterdress – The softest sweaterknit I’ve come across in a long time. The color is gorgeous and it went on so easily. I tried on an XS and the fit was perfect and hugged all the right places. I wanted to walk out the store with it but had to contain myself because it’s not cold enough to justify its purchase just yet.
Snowy Egret Shift – It didn’t hurt that this dress was on the cover of the October catalog, it sparked an even greater interest when I located it at the store. I grabbed a 0 and the fit was amazing, I was in love! The cream color is perfect for fall and winter with brown tights and boots. The big print is just fab and the sash in the middle- the perfect touch. I just couldn’t resist and succumbed!
Culmination Blouse – I grabbed a 0 in the blouse and the fit was fine, a touch snug but sizing up wouldn’t have worked. Maybe it was the big ruffle right under my chin that threw me off! It’s definitely cute but the material felt somewhat stiff and the gathering at the wait makes me weary of how to wear it- tucked in a high-waisted skirt is perfection but over pants? Not so sure. I tried it on with both to have a look see.
Easy Keeper Skirt – I love a good tartan skirt, but this one has the added scallops which just takes it to a whole new level! The colors are fun and bright, the fit is snug and this is a 0, but it might be worth trying a 2 just to see the difference. It didn’t feel itchy on due to the lining and I really really liked it, but again, it’s not cold enough for me to justify the purchase.
Terrace House Jacket – I had to give this jacket a try because it’s always intrigued me due to its unique shape. I tried on a 2 and let me just say it was all kinds of wrong. The open front was a no go, the huge ruffles made me look ridiculous and I don’t think it would effectively work as a jacket and keep me warm. At least I tried!