Pretty, Polished, Perfect.: Kansas City Social: Madewell Shopping Event

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Kansas City Social: Madewell Shopping Event

First - I wanted to let you know that Madewell is hosting a shopping night on Thursday, June 7th from 7-9 so you can shop the new summer styles. We're expecting some amazing summer dresses-perfect for summer getaways or staycations!  Stop by, say hi, and have a few snacks and sips while you shop the new items. They will also have stylists on hand to help put together awesome looks you will love.

A few of my fellow KC bloggers and I attended the last styling event they had:
The Madewell store, with its bright entrance, scarves (Heaven), color, polka dot flats (yes, please), antique spools, piles of denim in every color, a great striped skirt, cute deconstructed chevron cardigan and myself, Lisa from Peridot Skys, Ali from A Dash of Details, Sandy of Sandy A la Mode

(Back to) Second - My big test for Madewell?  Their denim.  I keep reading about how they started out as a denim manufacturer in 1937.  Nearly a century later, their denim must be good, right?  I also tested Stylist McKenzie's skills.  I told here I was looking for a pair of jeans, following up with my usual, "but I've got larger thighs, so skinny-skinny jeans aren't going to work."  She didn't even bat an eyelash; she accepted my requirements and raced off to grab their Rail Straight style denim.  She knew what I was talking about.  Not only did my thighs (snugly) fit into them, but they were the darker (more slimming) color I prefer:

Jeans: Madewell
Top: Gap Factory (similar here)
Necklace: H&M
Shoes: Converse

Bracelets: (top to bottom) Thrifted, Derng, Thrifted, and Target bangle

That was my Little League Baseball outfit.  Here are the jeans on a date with The Mr:

Jacket: Old Navy
Shoes: Enzo Angiolini (the pair I want to update this look with)

Linking up with these lovely ladies today:

             spicy link up button pleated poppy

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At June 6, 2012 at 4:45 PM , Anonymous Jenn Lifford said...

Super cute outfit! Those jeans look great on you - I especially love them rolled up. Looks like it was a fun night! Thanks so much for sharing your post at Clean and Scentsible - you have a great blog!
Jenn :)

At June 6, 2012 at 6:59 PM , Anonymous Terri Lowry said...

The jeans are a great fit!

At June 7, 2012 at 9:21 AM , Anonymous Stillblondeafteralltheseyears said...

OH WOW! These jeans are super cute on you. I wish you had told how much they were. I love them! You look long and leggy!

At June 8, 2012 at 2:45 PM , Anonymous Marigoldroad Blog said...

YOU LOOK ADORABLE> love the pink necklace...found u thru the pleated poppy. SO LOVE your style!i have worn my hair in a bun way up high, too. :-)

At June 8, 2012 at 11:56 PM , Anonymous Sandy a la Mode said...

was sooo much fun!! can't wait to do it again!! :)

At June 10, 2012 at 12:38 PM , Anonymous Erin said...

Thanks! I love the pleated poppy!

At June 10, 2012 at 12:39 PM , Anonymous Erin said...

Thanks, Shelley! They are $98, not the greatest price, but slightly more affordable than the "it" jeans, lol!

At June 10, 2012 at 12:39 PM , Anonymous Erin said...

It was so great to find you Jenn! I love your blog - it's a new fave :)

At August 4, 2012 at 7:49 AM , Anonymous Zoey Manes said...

Hawthorne Plaza, Kansas City's premier boutique shopping center specializes in personal and home fashion.


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