Review: J. Crew Hacking Jacket–Heather Dark Grape

I’ve been eyeing the Hacking jacket since it was released on the J. Crew website. I initially ordered the Midnight Ocean color. I couldn’t figure out how it would fit into my wardrobe and my in-store PS didn’t like the color on me. So, we decided to try the Heather Dark Grape color. This color didn’t work on me either. And, I think the fit is off on me. I think I need to stick with the Schoolboy Blazer.

So, I exchanged the Hacking Jacket for this Schoolboy Blazer (I don’t see it online).

What do you think of this Schoolboy Blazer?

See the Hacking Jacket on AppGal, ShopwithM, LizPoms, Audrey Bella, and fshnonmymind

Bust or Must?

Initially, I overlooked this blazer. However, I became intrigued by it after one of my daily visits to the J. Crew website.

J Crew blazer

J Crew blazer (see more wool jackets)

See it on AppGal, Shopwithm, and Lisa

What do you think of this blazer?

Pencil Me In!

J. Crew really knows how to make a classic, professional pencil skirt.  I am loving the array of colors from their most recent roll-outs (and from last year).  The Viridian Green color has received lots of love in the blogging community.  This is my favorite purchase of the year!  And, I hear that there is a new retail only “teal” color.  I can’t wait to see it–I’m keeping my fingers crossed that it will be sold in a size 14.  And, I’m hoping that the teal color isn’t too close to the Nightfall Blue color from last year.

J Crew skirt (see more wool pencil skirts)



J Crew skirt
What a great color!

The other colors of the no. 2 pencil skirt in wool are just as beautiful.  And, of course, I had to grab the vibrant flame, spicy gold, and jazzy purple too!  These skirts are beautiful basics; they jazz up any wardrobe/outfit.  What colors do you own?  Do tell!



Welcome to my blog, jcrewismyfavstore!  I know that there are tons of shopping blogs out there, but I decided to launch out and create a blog about my love for J. Crew too.  I know that I’m adding to a long list of great blogs about J. Crew, particularly the Mothership, J. Crew Aficionada.  However, I’ve been hoping to see a J. Crew blog for women closer to my size (12-14).  So, I decided to jump right in.  I hope that you’ll join me as I  partake in the Crewlade!  Again, a big shout out to the wonderful J. Crew blogging community!