Ann Taylor Refined Cotton Ruffle Shell, size XSP
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On Wednesday I stopped by my local store to pick out some items for a sponsored post with Ann Taylor. Below are a few items I tried on that I remembered to take photos of. If you're curious what I selected I share my purchases and sponsored items on this page of my blog.
The above seersucker Newbury blazer never fails to make a reappearance every summer at Ann Taylor. I took size 00P which fits like size 0P. The seersucker version fits similar to the linen version of the same style which is also available in black eyelet and gingham. I also liked this geo check one button blazer which I fit in size 00P but it's a thicker blazer that's more suitable for fall and winter.
I wanted the pom pom fedora you see on the fitting room bench but the hat was too loose for my average (medium) sized head. I have a 22" circumference when I measured my head the way I prefer my hats to tilt. I found a helpful page that helps you figure out what hat size you are although Ann Taylor's hats are one size. The pom pom fedora should fit you well if you typically wear size large in hats.
I love the ruffle details on this shell which I also have in white and this gingham print (last seen here). The fit is more relaxed and the arm holes run bigger so I would recommend sizing down for a closer fit. Pictured above is the navy color which always looks crisp against white for the summer.
Ann Taylor Paneled Split Neck Shell, size XSP
This split neck shell is a great option for work and I love the olive green color but it also comes in pink. My usual size XSP fits true to size. If you prefer sleeves this fluted sleeve tee looks similar.
I love the pretty print of this shift dress and it has a slightly looser fit through the hips in my usual size 0P. I had previously reviewed size 00P here but the arm holes cut into my armpits a bit too much by sizing down so size 0P is a more comfortable fit. The dress is fully lined so it's not see through. If you like this floral print it's also available as a top which I reviewed here.
Ann Taylor Eyelet Hem Top, size XSP
I wanted this top and I will order it now that it's 50% off. The material is just the right weight that it's not too thin so it's not see through. I liked the relaxed fit of my usual size XSP. I thought about sizing down to size XXSP for a closer fit but I'm pretty sure the sleeves would be too snug.
Zara Gem Encrusted Sandals (past season, buy on Poshmark here in size 6)
I wanted this dress for a wedding we're going to next weekend but my preferred size was sold out in stores so I tried on size 0P to compare. Size 0P was too loose in the waist and bust and this dress fits one size larger for me. I apologize for the lack of pictures or a video clip for size 0P to compare with size 00P pictured above and previously reviewed here.
I also tried on this tie wrap top in size XS regular since my local store didn't have many of the latest new arrivals in petites and it fits true to size. It's an ivory (off white) color and the polyester material feels silky. The material is sheer in the winter white color so a layering cami (love this one which runs true to size) is required. I would need this top in petites for the best fit.
Please refer to my other recent Ann Taylor reviews if you need help with sizing.