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The Joy of J.McLaughlin

by habituallychic

11 . 20 . 14


Winter is upon us in New York and most of the country. Now comes the task of trying to look cute while staying warm.  One of the best places to find everything from sweaters to sequins and everything in between is J.McLaughlin.  If you reside on the Upper East Side or near one of their 90 other stores across the country, you are probably familiar with this classic American sportswear brand for men and women but I’m sure they are going to be new to many of you.

J.McLaughlin was started in 1977 by two brothers, Jay and Kevin, to create a new American sportswear brand that offered classic clothes with current relevance and a retail store with a neighborhood feel. The first J.McLaughlin store was located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side steps away from preppy hang out JG Melon. Today, the brand has stores in cities such as Dallas, Charlotte, Boston, Palo Alto, Palm Beach, Nantucket, Kiawah Island, and Martha’s Vineyard.

True to the Brothers’ vision the stores have a warm residential feeling and exemplary customer service. This coupled with the company’s culture of “being good neighbors,” ensures that J.McLaughlin is a both a welcome and active member of each community in which they are located.

The same signature J.McLaughlin playfulness and attention to detail that appears in the product design as well. Each piece is designed in Greenpoint, Brooklyn and each collection features standout colors and a signature portfolio of prints, which add a unique touch to every product. For holiday cardigans are trimmed in ribbon and martini glasses are hand embroidered on a pair of men’s holiday pants.

You can wear their fair isle sweaters for a weekend in the country and their feathered skirt to a holiday cocktail party.  What could be better?! Oh, how about a special discount?!  J.McLaughlin is offering Habitually Chic readers 15% off all orders from November 20-27, 2014 with the code JOYOF. 

Happy Shopping!


I love the Milena Feathered Skirt in the top photo and this Seychelles Sequin Sweater for holiday parties.

The Elm Brocade Skirt is a great alternative to black for evening events. jmclaughlin-winter-2014-habituallychic-004

These Earl Tartan Pants will make you or the man in your life the best dressed guest at any holiday soiree. jmclaughlin-winter-2014-habituallychic-005
A little black dress is a must and this Amelia Dress is a perfect option.  These Martini Embroidered Corduroy Pants will be the talk of the town. jmclaughlin-winter-2014-habituallychic-006

Considering how wicked the weather has been recently, pairing the Breck Reversible Vest with the Luna Sequin Skirt is a perfect combination.jmclaughlin-winter-2014-habituallychic-007

You will want to look good on weekends and you will want to steal his Milton Fair Isle Sweater for sure. jmclaughlin-winter-2014-habituallychic-008

These men’s Peck Pants are the perfect work to weekend look for winter. jmclaughlin-winter-2014-habituallychic-009

How cute is this look?! I love this Lisbet Fair Isle Sweater and Pouf Fur Hat together. jmclaughlin-winter-2014-habituallychic-010

Everyone needs a plaid shirt for winter like this West End Shirt and her Foxxy Jacquard Pants are pretty cute too.

Everywhere I go in New York, people are wearing black puffer jackets. The Grey Coby Down Jacket will help you stand out in a crowd.

The Annie Tote comes in 11 different colors. Buy two for yourself or one for everyone on your holiday gift list.

There is nothing better than staying in your Pajamas all day in the winter.  Add some Slippers to keep your feet cozy for hibernating at home too.


This is a sponsored post but all opinions expressed are my own.