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Splurge vs. Steal: J.Crew Check Shirt

J.Crew check shirt look for less

A checkered shirt is on my short-list for fall: you can wear this staple layered under the season's trendy sweatshirts or a classic cable knit sweater. Or style this essential button-down with a puffy vest, leggings and tall boots for a cozy look that's perfect for outdoor activities. Merona always delivers great J.Crew looks for less, and this checkered shirt is no exception. Both options would be a welcome addition to my closet - which would you choose?

Splurge: J.Crew crinkle check shirt, $88 at
Steal: Merona check shirt, $22.99 at

Click through to see a photo of the Merona shirt in real life...
Merona checked shirt

Photo by me, taken at Target
Target does it again:)

Heidi D.
#1 Wishes & Reality (Homepage) on 2014-11-09 23:05 (Reply)
Target always wins my vote
#2 Andréa Christine (Homepage) on 2014-11-10 18:36 (Reply)
Look for less
Old navy and made well bag
#3 Tara on 2014-12-05 19:16 (Reply)
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