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Madison Avenue Collection

by habituallychic

08 . 18 . 08

My prayers have finally been answered. A J. Crew store is set to open on the Upper East Side. Of course, they couldn’t just open a regular store on Third Avenue like everyone else. Instead it will be J. Crew Collection store on Madison Avenue and 79th Street. But I’ll take what I can get. Now if they would just get rid of that Critter crap, I’d be really happy!

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  1. Anonymous August 19, 2008 | 12:46 am

    Oh my goodness! Those super lightweight cardigans! Where can I find one (not on their website, apparently)? I am always in search of lightweight cardigans and they are surprisingly difficult to find…

  2. Ivy Lane August 19, 2008 | 12:46 am

    You’re so lucky, New York has EVERYTHING…we just have the regular collection around here.. can only get the “collection” online..There is a fab sale going on though!!

  3. Suzy August 19, 2008 | 1:22 am

    I wish they’d open up a store in HK…

  4. hadi fablerianto August 19, 2008 | 8:07 am

    you to sweet………
    but it’s nice article…

  5. lissa August 19, 2008 | 12:32 pm

    what’s “Critter crap”??? i’m not usually a JCrew kinda gal, (little too preppy for me) but I love this line… the knee socks and heels are all me and the pencil skirt in the last shot will be mine.

  6. Anonymous August 19, 2008 | 2:35 pm

    there are far better things to pray to and for.

  7. Habitually Chic August 19, 2008 | 2:37 pm

    Anonymous – Did you look for the cardigans under Collection online? If they aren’t available now, they probably will be a little later.

  8. Habitually Chic August 19, 2008 | 2:38 pm

    Suzy, Just one more reason to plan a trip to NYC!

  9. Habitually Chic August 19, 2008 | 2:38 pm

    Ivy, One good thing about NYC is the great stores!

  10. Habitually Chic August 19, 2008 | 2:38 pm

    Hadi, thanks…I think.

  11. Habitually Chic August 19, 2008 | 2:38 pm

    Ivy, One good thing about NYC is the great stores!

  12. Habitually Chic August 19, 2008 | 2:39 pm

    Lissa, They used to have “critters” bedazzed on stuff and as buttons. Very weird. I love the sophisticated Collection items though.

  13. Habitually Chic August 19, 2008 | 2:40 pm

    Anonymous #2 – Lighten Up! It’s a figure of speach and I do pray about a lot of things daily! Why don’t you get a life and stop leaving dumb comments on blogs.

  14. SGM August 19, 2008 | 6:41 pm

    It’s about time someone spoke up about the critter crap! Love those patent belts. And everything else.

    Oh, and Anon #2, SHUT IT.

  15. Karen O'Rourke August 19, 2008 | 6:50 pm

    Unfortunately, the use of the word “pray” and especially the irreverent “Oh my God!” is often uttered by people who have no concept of these things. As this is a blog for visual things, I guess it is better not to enter such discussions and to “get a life” as the chic one recommends.

  16. Habitually Chic August 19, 2008 | 6:59 pm

    SGM, I’ve missed you! Thanks for stopping by!

  17. Habitually Chic August 19, 2008 | 7:03 pm

    Karen – Obviously, a blog is a frivilous thing to have and I hate it when people try to get “deep” on it and make me feel guilty for the things in life that give me pleasure and also make up my work life. To each his own. I leave religion and politics out of it since they have no place here and no one needs to know what I pray about outside the blog. I just wish everyone would lighten up sometimes.

    And if Anonymous #2 is so holier than thou, why are they reading and commenting on a blog and not saving the world?!

  18. stacy August 20, 2008 | 3:17 am

    So jealous. The fall collection is fabulous.

  19. DCLawyer August 20, 2008 | 2:48 pm

    Very nice…where do you like for men’s clothes this season?

  20. Habitually Chic August 20, 2008 | 2:51 pm

    Stacy – You can always get it online!

  21. Habitually Chic August 20, 2008 | 2:53 pm

    DC Lawyer – I’m assuming you are a lawyer by your name so you might need conservative men’s clothing. If so, I always think Brooks Brothers is the place to go. There ads for fall look very chic!

    Also, if you want to plan a trip to NYC soon, the Barney’s Warehouse sale has amazing deals on men’s suits, shirts and ties. I used to go very year with my ex-boyfriend and was amazed at the selection. And it is clean and orderly unlike the women’s section!

  22. DCLawyer August 20, 2008 | 3:30 pm

    Many thanks – Brooks Brothers is my usual standby for shirts, ties and accessories (it’s J Press for suits though), while a trip to New York means a visit to Paul Stuart.

    I’m pretty good for work clothes and truly casual wear (a lot of LL Bean on the weekends)- it’s the in-between I struggle with.

    Also, the bamboo hangers from justhangers.com just arrived, and I can give them a thumbs up, esp. given the fairly low prices.