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Try on: The 5 Things I Ordered from the Madewell Sale

Mar 17, 2022

Two posts today! Huzzah!  I’m getting tomorrow’s post up early to give you more time to shop and save. (Then I’m signing off for the weekend early to soak up the rest of our time in Florida before we leave Monday!

The Madewell Insider Sale is still going strong! It only happens twice a year, and it’s the best time to save 20% on everything Madewell site wide (you just have to sign up for their email list!) Plus–if you’re a “star” or “icon” (i.e. a frequent Madewell shopper) you get 25% off! 

When it launched last week I purchased a few spring/summer staples and then had them express shipped here in Florida so I could shoot them for you before the sale ended!

I feel like this rarely happens but…I’m keeping EVERYTHING I ordered! Each of the 5 items is so good–so I hope if you’ve been searching for some cute essentials to round out your warm weather wardrobe, you’ll find something here to fit the bill! Here’s a quick try-on of each item and how I styled them with some other things I brought with me to Florida!

My Madewell Sale Try-On:

Everything 20-25% off! 

My Madewell Sale Try-On

Perfect Vintage White Wide Leg Cropped Jean:

I’ve been in search of some non-skinny white jeans that could be dressed up or down and I’m happy to say I finally found them! (If you’re looking for white skinnies though, I’ve owned these Madewell ones for years and they are amazing!) Madewell is well-known for making excellent white denim that is comfortable and not see through! (I’m wearing black underwear here and you can’t tell at ALL). Because these have no rips or raw hems, they’re also really great for dressing up–say, for work, or for a baby shower!

Sizing: They have some stretch to them and the denim is very soft. I ordered my regular size (26) and they fit nicely without being too tight or too loose. If you’re between two sizes, I’d take the smaller size.

Want a slimmer straight leg white jean? These perfect vintage straight leg jeans are so cute and also on sale!

Perfect Vintage White Wide Leg Cropped Jean

Here’s how the wide leg white jeans fit in the back! 

My Madewell Sale Try-On cropped sweater tank

Madewell cropped sweater tank:

I love a good sweater tank, and love that this one is cropped as it’s perfect to wear with high rise jeans, pants, and shorts. Perfect for hot days and dressier/chicer than a regular tank top or tee. I’ve only had this two days and I’ve worn it both days–once with jean shorts, the other time with my gauzy pants below!

Sizing: I ordered my regular size (small) and it’s a relaxed fit but not too loose. If you want it more formfitting you could size down.

Bra: I’m wearing this sticky bra here but if you had a regular bra with straps that can criss-cross in the back or a racerback bra, that would work just fine here!

My Madewell Sale Try-On

Sweater tank and white jeans dressed up with Loeffler Randall Emilia sandals and Rattan Earrings

My Madewell Sale Try-On

Sweater tank and white jeans for lunch with June wearing Freda Salvador sneakers (reviewed here) and my Kibou belt diaper bag 

Madewell Lightspun gauzy pants

Wearing with Sweater tank , gold Birkenstocks (tts) and my packable woven Amazon visor 

Madewell Lightspun gauzy pants: 

I LOVE THESE PANTS. They might be my favorite thing out of the bunch. They’re so SO comfortable. If you love the look of linen but you can’t tolerate it because it’s not soft enough – you will love these. (You’ll love them even if you love linen.) They actually have a whole collection of items made of this magical material called the “Lightspun” collection. You can shop them all right here!

These pants are the ultimate summer staple. You can dress them up or down (see below for how to dress them up). They go so cute as an official matching set with my sweater tank. You could even pair them with a popover like this one (also on sale and an awesome staple that I love) and some loafers for a more casual but professional office environment.

Sizing: TTS. Wearing small

Perfect a jogger fit? They make a jogger version that comes in khaki and black!

Madewell Lightspun gauzy pants style tips

Wearing with Sweater tank , gold Birkenstocks (tts),  Loeffler Randall Emilia sandals

Perfect Vintage Jeans in Ainsworth Wash review My Madewell Sale Try-On - Perfect Vintage Jeans in Ainsworth Wash

Perfect Vintage Jeans in Ainsworth Wash: 

I own the perfect vintage jeans in Fitzgerald wash already (and I love them!) but I fell in love with the raw hem (and mid blue wash!) on this pair. Same style, but different features, and more stretch than the other pair I own! These are so comfy, and the raw hem makes every outfit more fun and interesting!

Sizing: I ordered my regular size (26) and they’re snug but still very comfortable. They do have some stretch to them so if you’re in between sizes I’d go with the smaller size.

Madewell Jeans try-on

Jeans dressed down with ABLE Maria tee (TTS, wearing small–save 15% on every ABLE order with code JESSKEYS15), gold Birkenstocks, Kibou belt diaper bag 

My Madewell Sale Try-On

Jeans dressed up with Amazon tank bodysuit and woven belt and Loeffler Randall Emilia sandals and similar earrings

Madewell Lightspun button-front gauzy dress

Madewell gauzy dress

Wearing with Freda Salvador sneakers, Summersalt bikini top and bottom (reviewed here-JESS10 gets you $10 off!) and packable visor 

Madewell Lightspun button-front gauzy dress: 

This dress has been my number one bestseller this week–so many of you purchased it and I hope you love it as much as I do! It’s truly one of the most functional summery dresses you could purchase. I wore it to lunch and later to the pool yesterday. The buttons are fully functional, it’s breezy and light and flowy–the material is SO soft and cool to wear on the hottest of days. (Same material as the pants above!) They have a whole collection of items made of this magical material called the “Lightspun” collection. You can shop them all right here!

Dress this dress down with sneakers, dress it up with some casual wedges or low heels. You can even unbutton it and wear it as a cute beach coverup like I did yesterday! (Definitely a postpartum essential, wish I’d had it last year!)

Sizing: Took my regular size, small. Very roomy–if you want it more fitted than it is here (i.e. have more of a waist), you could size down! You don’t need to size up for a bump–it has plenty of room and you won’t want it to be too big once baby arrives!

Want a longer length? Check out the midi version!

Shop more Madewell sale picks: 

I hope this was helpful and turned you on to some great summery finds! FYI–the Madewell sale runs now through March 21st!

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