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hebrown1
Minneapolis, MN
My Style: Casual Chic, Girly
Reviews: 142
Average Rating: 4.0
REVIEWS & RATINGS
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Posted March 09, 2014
Cute and classy shorts
I need a pair of black shorts for summer and have been looking at these for a year so decided to give them a try. I ordered size 2. They are a bit loose in the waist even accounting for the fact they are meant to sit low, but I think a 0 would have been too snug for my 36" hips. The 2 was maybe even slightly snug in this area but since they have spandex I very gently stretched them and they loosened up a bit. They are very flattering and make me look tiny. They are not as loose around the legs for me as they are on the model but my legs are on the muscular side. Also they are sewn together at the leg opening so they stay together when I sit--I was not expecting this but am pleased anyway.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted March 09, 2014
Nice sandals but a little high
I ordered these in both 38 and 38.5. I am usually an 8.5 in shoes and an 8 in sandals, and I own a pair of the Harrow booties in size 39, but those run small. These are more true to size and I put on the 38s and did not bother trying the other pair since they fit great. This shoe has a higher heel than my Harrows though and I was hoping it would be about the same--but the heel is more like 4 inches. They are still pretty comfortable though but I haven't been able to wear them out yet so I'm not sure how they will be with an extended wear, but they are very cool looking and edgy so I plan to keep them anyway. The panel in front kind of stands away from the ankle but I think that helps with the look as it makes them more boot-like. They appear to be excellent quality too which I expected after owning my Harrows.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Nice belt but a little expensive
I ordered both an xs and an s in this belt, and decided to keep the xs. There are so many holes both sizes fit, I just preferred the look of the shorter tail. It is a distressed looking belt as stated by another reviewer but this is what I needed for my boyfriend jeans. My only complaint is it's a little expensive for the quality but I haven't found anything I like better and it helps to get it on sale.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Great reasonably priced bag
I have this bag in green and it is over three years old and it still looks almost new. It has held up beautifully. I get tons of compliments on this bag, but that's probably due to the lovely green color. I agree it is great for smaller women because it holds a lot but is not an overwhelming size on the body. It is a fantastic deal for the price. I leave the cross body strap on all the time because I like the look of the hanging strap and extra bling from the hardware. This is a workhorse of an everyday bag.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Posted October 18, 2013
Cute bright red hat!
I got the red hat and it is very cute. It fits well, is flattering, and will be very warm with the fleece lining. It's reasonably priced but not made of the most expensive materials. It should be great for days I don't want to do my hair.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Not so good for me
I am at the bottom end of the size range for small on the Spanx website, and for some reason they don't provide a size range for xs, so I ordered both. I am in fairly good shape so I just wanted a little smoothing. Both sizes were very difficult to get on and had no open gusset so going to the bathroom would be tough. Also, for some reason this product actually thickened my waistline judging from how my belt fit, I think because it pushed flesh from other parts to the waist. The small was probably better for me since the xs rolled at the top-- but my rib cage flares slightly at the bottom. I really did not think this flattered me since I'm not willing to sacrifice my waistline for a slightly flatter stomach. I may try a non-high-waisted shaper instead.
Sizing: True to Size / As Expected
 
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Runs large but cute when sized down
I am normally a 26 and tried the Sheffield wash first, it was too big. This one then came available in a 25 and I actually prefer the moss wash so I gave it a try and it fits perfectly--still slightly loose. They are kind of pricey for what they are and a little shorter in the inner thigh area than I'm used to wearing but I think I can get used to it since they are still flattering. Mine were more distressed than shown in the photo but it's all in the pocket area so nothing shows that shouldn't. I wore them once on the one nice day we've had so far this year and they were very comfortable and still flattering as they wrinkled up.
Sizing: Larger than Expected
 
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Posted March 07, 2013
Runs larger than the v-neck version
I have several of the v-neck very light jersey tees in medium and I love the way they fit. I thought this would fit the same but it doesn't, this one is about the same length in front but longer in back, and it maybe flares out a little at the bottom. I will keep it because I love the mint color and it was on sale, but the v-neck is a little more flattering on my 5'3" body. I usually wear a small but find Splendid tees to fit better across my bust and shoulders in medium (I'm 34d/dd).
Sizing: Larger than Expected
 
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Is it a top or a dress?
I am 5'3" and this was too long to be a tunic, too short to be a dress. It is also very low cut so it needs something underneath. It hangs like a sack which I expected since I wanted to wear it with a belt, but there were just too many things wrong with it to keep. The jersey was very soft but this is way too pricey for what it is.
Sizing: Larger than Expected
 
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Posted January 03, 2013
Half size up is fine
I am updating my review after wearing these for a while. I am normally an 8.5 and ordered these in a 39 and 39.5. For reference my foot is a little wide with high arches. I was not sure but decided to keep the 39, which fit better in the length but were tight in the width. I am glad I did as now they have loosened up and are very comfortable. Quality is evident in these shoes. I did want to note that the little rods the straps attach to screw in. One of mine fell off and I just about freaked out until I realized it could be put back together. I was so glad this happened as I took them off so I did not lose the screw. So make sure your screws are tight before wear! These are the most expensive shoes I've ever bought but I am very happy with my purchase, I'm sure they will last a long time.
Sizing: Smaller than Expected
 
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