I've been wearing Crewcuts tees, sweaters and ballet flats for years (there are some advantages to being small). They often fit better (the ballet flats are perfect for my small but very wide feet) and the bonus is the much lower cost.
Crewcuts pants, however, scared me. I imagined them not making it past my knees and who wants to have that experience?! But when I saw Extra Petite having so much success with not even the largest size (she wore the size 12), I decided to give the girls' café capri in apple bobbing a go, albeit I'm wearing size 14 here.
The print is happy and fun and comes across as polka dots. The background is a super pale tan. The fabric is a very sturdy 100% cotton, good for no show-through but does not give one iota. As expected, the waist and hips are cut straighter than for women but tightening the internal adjustable elastic band (a feature for growing kids) made the gap around the waist disappear. And as my dad would say, whala!
Trying to prove that a chambray or denim shirt is the universal equalizer for any skirt or pants, I'm wearing the western denim shirt. It too is 100% cotton. The size 00 is not as fitted as I'd like but it's shorter than most shirts of this type and I like the western shirt style details.
Those are the Mona patent pumps in poppy. The poppy color is as Slastena said, "do not expect any red -- these babies are orange" in her wonderful review. I don't have much to add except I found them to run a little small and to differ from the JC online description of "incredibly comfortable." As WFF might say to the copywriter, incredibly means so implausible as to elicit disbelief. I've broken them in, so they are tolerable. Incredibly comfortable is stretching it ... a lot (ha, pun intended).
Since my blog photographer is more agreeable to taking a few more shots during the weekend, here's bonus coverage:
Say hey, with a white shirt -- the other universal equalizer.
And with a Crewcuts tee, complete with silly sequined symbol.
More to come with this tee.
I know ... you can hardly wait. ;)