The Whisper Chambray Tiered Skirt is on sale right now at J.Crew, with an extra 20% off, dropping the price from $138 to $72. I’ve always eyed this skirt but couldn’t pull the trigger due to the price. Unfortunately, I purchased it right before the extra 20% off.
Well, when I first pulled it on tonight, I regretted purchasing it at all. The exact thought going through my head was, “What the…how can J.Crew put out a monstrosity like this??” I threw it off and immediately packed it back into the box, almost not being able to bear the disappointment. Then hours later, it hit me I should at least take a picture for the blog since I haven’t seen any pictures of this skirt in real life anywhere. I pulled it out and threw it on and it was seriously a “hallelujah” moment. The skirt looked ADORABLE. I don’t know what happened. Maybe the ruffles fluffed out a bit.
But now I’m second guessing myself. The horrendous memory of my first impression of this skirt is perhaps forever carved into my brain. Monstrosity, monstrosity, monstrosity. Is it indeed actually cute? Or am I inhaling the crewlade a bit too much and seeing what I want to see? I don’t know. It also doesn’t help that I sized up a size for some length but the skirt runs small and can only sit at my waist (which is probably where it’s meant to be), making this skirt ultra short. I would not ever bend over when wearing this. The ruffles also add a lot of volume to the hips, so it may not be a good choice for those with wider hips. Fortunately (or unfortunately) for me, I have very small waist-to-hip ratio so the voluminous hips actually helps me a bit. I think. What do you think?
Get the Whisper Chambray Tiered Skirt from J.Crew here for $89.99 (extra 20% off through April 30th).