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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

J Crew - super 120s papillion dress

J Crew's Super 120s Papillion dress (15663) is down to $129.99 on FS. The original price was $198, with black as the only color choice. Regular sizes only. I think only size 6 is left as of the other day. Many of you saw a pic of the dress here.



Size 4
Yeah, it dips a little low.


I got this in a size 2 over the weekend at the $130 price. It would have been nice to have saved an additional $26 with the current EXTRA20. I want to have it shortened so that savings could have been used towards alterations. However, I don't know if I would have been able to secure my size. So I'm happy.

Even if you did *not* get this dress, feel free to talk about the Super 120s items in general as it will help others.

Chime in...

16 comments

  1. I put this dress in my cart this morning and now it's gone! Looks great on you and happy you ordered it before it sold out. I love this dress but the v-neck cut maybe a little too low if I were to wear it for my girl's baptism? I'm still in search of a dress for the event a month from now....arrh...

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  2. jcmama - You can get something more festive than this for the baptism. And yes, you'd want one of those cami bras or something underneath if wearing it to church. I am curious to see if the smaller size will remedy that a bit.

    jcbellemarie -- Thanks! I wuv it. ;-)

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  3. Loves it! It looks fantastic on you Gigi. I just wish it came in other colors. I own the Super 120 Jayne Dress in navy and it is my favorite J.Crew suiting dress ever. It's my go-to upscale event dress...professional dinner, Broadway show, meet and greets, etc.

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  4. I have this dress, purchased full price when it first came out. I thought it was so beautiful that it would never make it to the sale! Wrong there. However, it is a gorgeous dress to wear. The fabric is really exceptional. I wuv it too. I know it will be a go-to for a good long while!

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  5. I love this dress and I'm super bummed I didn't get one. I was always waiting for it to go on sale but then it sold out in my size.

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  6. Both this and the Target dress look great on you! And thanks for the sweater reviews. It's so helpful to see them on a real person, and on a real sister (longer-legged) shortie.

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  7. The Papillion is not for me personally but I love the 120s! Part of the year my job requires conservative attire and the 120s suiting pieces, especially the dresses, are my go-to items. The weight and drape of the fabric are perfect for year-round wear in the PNW. I prefer it to flannel or crepe, both of which are lint magnets IMO.

    I'm a little disappointed in the dresses this year. I haven't tried the Carlyle but it appears far too low-cut for work. Also, I am disappointed this year that the suiting dresses aren't offered in vivid colors like last year's violet, peony, and tea rose.

    I tried on the 120s peplum jacket and was not expecting to like it as much as I did--wow, it looked great. I thought it would be office-only but I was wearing the khaki Minnie pants when I tried it and it even looked great with those. It runs quite large IMO and I needed a 0, which I note is already b/o online, so that is getting dicey for me, but I don't want to buy FP.

    Interestingly, I note that the peplum at $188 starts off quite a bit cheaper than the comparable Lizza or last year's Abby, which started off in the $230 range. I didn't try Lizza but Abby was a FS disaster--they had pinned the heck out of it on the model to make it look like an entirely different jacket.

    I also recommend the Galleria dress. I had ignored online because I thought the puffy sleeves would be too cutesie, but IRL it looks professional and fits well. Also backordered, it appears.

    JCmama--have you considered the Jayne dress? I like it because on its own it doesn't look too office-y but can be made professional with a jacket.

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  8. This dress is AMAZING! What a great find.

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  9. * roxy - I hope to own a navy super 120s dress in the future. It's such a classic.

    * DaniP - You did good. It's worth FP. The only reason I didn't get it straight away is because I knew I wouldn't wear it anytime soon.

    * Summerilla - This would look great on you. Perhaps it will pop back. Or like someone else said on JCA, they will probably restock tomorrow after EXTRA20.

    * fidele - You're welcome :-) Thanks for visiting.

    * Hexicon - Thanks so much for chiming in about super 120s. I knew you own multiple pieces. I also don't like flannel or crepe. You nailed it. They're lint attractors. I forgot all about last year's berry hues. An SA told me it costs more money for deeper dyes, which would explain why the colors are so much paler this season.

    * Fashion Addict - It's a winner. Thanks for visiting :-)

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  10. you look so gorgeous in this dress. i swear it makes you look 4 inches taller and crazy skinny!

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  11. Gigi,

    I am wearing this dress today (check my ‘blog’).
    I got this dress in the beginning of the summer – I absolutely love it. It makes me look so thin and elegant.

    I enjoy reading your reviews. Please keep posting…

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  12. Thank you for your daily review post. Never self-promote. Always generous and share your great finds.

    You look like a million $$ in the grey Target dress. Elegant and classy.

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  13. * ms. mindless - 4 inches taller and crazy skinny? I'll take it!!! I actually feel like that in it, too. Thanks & I hope the new job is going well.

    * Simply JCrew - You *do* look thin & very elegant in the dress. Thanks for letting me know you posted on it.


    * Anon@1:46 PM - You are very sweet and I appreciate your comments. Thanks for stopping by :-)

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  14. Bit the bullet and ordered it with the promo- $103 before shipping+taxes. Not sure if the 6 will be too big on me- I have J.Crew dresses in both 4 & 6 that fit. Think it will be super cute for the holidays when it's hemmed, paired with a Jackie cardi and these beautiful Betsy Johnson tights I got for a steal at TJ Maxx.

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  15. * Molly -- What a great price. I hope the 6 works well for you. If not, you have saved a bundle that can be applied towards alterations. I am going to try to work tights this fall, too. Cute idea :-)

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