Shopping Guide: Express

July 25th, 2008

Express, which we shop for knits and other basics, has finally opened an online store.  Here’s what we have our eyes on from Express:

Featherweight Dip Dye Tee
Featherweight Dip Dye Tee | $22.50 at Express
A basic tee with some extra personality.  Hooray for Ombre! 

Sleeveless Neck-Tie Top
Sleeveless Neck-Tie Top | $39.50 at Express
We love how this knit tie-neck top can bridge casual and business wear.

Volume Sleeve Crop Top
Volume Sleeve Crop Top | $39.50 at Express
This top is the closest we’re getting to the revived peasant top trend.  We promise!

Front Tie Short Sleeve Shirt
Front Tie Short Sleeve Shirt | $49.50 at Express
Tie-neck detailing turns this short sleeve button down into something special. 

Plaid Mini Skirt
Plaid Mini Skirt | $59.50 at Express
Preppy meets sexy with this plaid miniskirt.  If your legs are less than perfect (or you want to make the mini a bit more modest), try wearing this skirt with dark colored tights (as shown).

Preppy Denim Jacket
Preppy Denim Jacket | $88 at Express
The nipped in waist, gold buttons, and the cropped sleeves make a chic, preppy statement.


Entry Filed under: Shopping Guide, Women

6 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Mimi  |  July 25th, 2008 at 9:59 am

    Great stuff. I love the soft ombre t-shirt. Very subtle.
    There’s a new term going around that I think Omiru exemplifies with great picks like these
    recessionista n. A person who dresses stylishly on a tight budget.

  • 2. Trisha  |  July 27th, 2008 at 11:21 pm

    Recessionista - what a great term, Mimi! I hadn’t heard this one yet.

    There’s a lot of great and affordable stuff out there…glad to help people dress stylishly during this recession (and beyond)!

  • 3. Anonymous  |  August 1st, 2008 at 7:47 pm

    I love the front tie sleeve shirt. Im really into tops right now that are this color!
    Normally I dont shop at Express but they do have some very nice, sophisticated tops.

  • 4. Trisha  |  August 4th, 2008 at 10:33 pm

    Agreed–I’m not normally big on Express (except for their trousers–great for work), but I’m really starting to warm to their current collection.

  • 5. MsKatieKat  |  August 20th, 2008 at 7:31 am

    I wish there was an Express in Canada. I miss it! I would really LOVE to get my hands on that blazer!

  • 6. Trisha  |  August 20th, 2008 at 11:21 pm

    What are your favorite stores in Canada, MsKatieKat?

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