August 7th, 2014
It Item

Gray + Ribbed = Perfection

J. Crew

I picked up this gray top at J. Crew today. I Bought a size larger than I usually wear because it’s quite fitted and I like a little room. Lightweight wool, it’s perfect now for cooler evenings, and later as a transition piece. A true win-win.

As I post this, every size is in stock.



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  • The ribbed sweater is a nice change from typical t-shirt style sweaters– In the late 60’s, we called these ‘poor boy sweaters,’ and wore them with A-line mini skirts which sat on the hips and block heel pumps. I wore this exact ensemble to Cotillion, all wool, in a greeny-blue shade I can’t describe. And yes, I got invited to dance . . . !

    PaulaAugust 8th, 2014  12:50 AM

  • I also love the Michael Kors ribbed skinny cashmere sweaters!

    MMSAugust 8th, 2014  6:10 AM

  • just bought this on saturday and wore yesterday! love buying KIC approved items. it’s a great top.

    kennyAugust 8th, 2014  8:33 AM

  • I agree, just bought this top and love it. I also buy KIC approved items and have had great success with all the choices, I feel my personal style has improved. Thanks Preston!

    KristinaAugust 8th, 2014  9:55 AM

  • Great find. Love it in navy too. How fitted is it? I tend to go back and forth between small and xsmall with Jcrew tops. Is a medium going to be humongous or is it that fitted? Thanks for your help! Liz

    Liz LAugust 8th, 2014  10:33 AM

  • This looks like a great sweater! I can’t wait to pick one up. I also love buying KIC approved tops & I have also had great success. Thank you Preston!

    AnneAugust 9th, 2014  4:29 PM

  • Thank you Preston! I look at Crew all the time and still manage to miss most of the good stuff. I got this in navy and gray.

    RTGAugust 10th, 2014  9:09 AM

  • LOVE – thank you for the featuring this! As you know, I live in my Jcrew linen ribbed sweaters. I just ordered the navy and the gray – right now they are 25% off!

    MaryBAugust 11th, 2014  1:13 PM


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