30 August 1, 2008

J.Crew Fall Preview

I want this entire outfit, but my sketch may have to suffice.

You can preview the new collection at J.Crew now.

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30 Comments

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    A.
    August 1, 2008 at 2:37 am

    Beautiful, thank you :)

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    chepay
    August 1, 2008 at 3:39 am

    I like that outfit too!

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    Brenda
    August 1, 2008 at 4:26 am

    I pretty much want everything in the fall preview! The outfit you sketched is adorable, and I can’t decicde which I like more…the coat or the shoes! Btw, your drawing is really good!

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    marcy wacker
    August 1, 2008 at 7:45 am

    oh, j.crew…how i love thee. they just get it, don’t they. love your sketch(:

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    Janelle
    August 1, 2008 at 8:35 am

    I love your sketch and wouldn’t it be amazing if clothing companies did sketches to preview their new lines?

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    Sarah
    August 1, 2008 at 9:55 am

    EEK! Your sketch made me hop right over the j.crew website. I work sooo hard all year to curb my shopping habits, but one thing I can’t resist is j.crew fall collections. It makes me wish for actual seasons here in southern california!

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    megan
    August 1, 2008 at 10:04 am

    j.crew has really been right on the mark lately.like someone else said, they just get it.

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    Kyle
    August 1, 2008 at 10:05 am

    J.Crew can put together outfits like nobody’s business…and they are definately at their peak in the fall.

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    Gràcia
    August 1, 2008 at 10:07 am

    I love the coat! I fell in love with an outfit I saw yesterday… the best thing is that the temptation is not so strong, since it’s 100% autumn clothes and this morning at 6:30AM it was 88F here. Summer dresses for now!

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    Tonya
    August 1, 2008 at 10:35 am

    Thanks and no thanks for sharing that! My wallet hurts already.

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    Jules
    August 1, 2008 at 10:48 am

    That’s so lovely, Nicole! You’re too talented for your own good. ;)

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    anh-minh
    August 1, 2008 at 11:56 am

    I would TOTALLY buy a print of that sketch. As well as the coat.

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    dangerdorge
    August 1, 2008 at 12:17 pm

    Seriously, J.Crew has been on their game the past few years. I love their colors and shapes!

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    Fall preview from J. Crew
    August 1, 2008 at 12:28 pm

    […] not quite ready for a heavy palette while it’s still 100 degrees outside. I think Nicole from Making It Lovely should join their fashion illustrator team, don’t […]

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    michelle
    August 1, 2008 at 12:33 pm

    Nicole you she-devil, how dare you send me over jcrew.com so that I will now pine for those gorgeous pumps with the pink bow.

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    michelle
    August 1, 2008 at 12:34 pm

    forgot to add… you should consider selling prints. i love fashion illustration and would love several chicas like the one you sketched above hanging on my wall.

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    Brenda
    August 1, 2008 at 12:59 pm

    I love fashion illustrations too, and would totally buy your prints! Do it! :)

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    Pencils
    August 1, 2008 at 7:12 pm

    Oh, thanks. I’m eight months pregnant and have no idea when I’m going to lose the baby weight, and you’re taunting me with great fall clothes. Waaah! I guess it gives me motivation, though. ;) I love the orange jacket with the bracelet sleeves.

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    yvette
    August 1, 2008 at 7:58 pm

    beautiful drawing! if you like jcrew, you’ll like boden too – i just got their catalogue of fall stuff and i love it. not sure if they have a bricks and mortar store or if it’s cat only.

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    Genevieve
    August 2, 2008 at 12:12 pm

    I agree!! When I got the fall preview mag. in the mail, I wanted everything in it!! And while perusing their site ;) I discovered they also make stylish clothes for dogs too!! Its called CrewMutts, how cute aye?

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    patricia
    August 2, 2008 at 11:04 pm

    Hey, when the going gets tough, the tough go shopping or illustrating!
    Fun lines, makes me think of Peter Max and feeling groovy.

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    amy purple
    August 3, 2008 at 9:19 am

    I am such a fan of J Crew’s clothing. After I graduate in May (finally!) and have to get work clothes, this is definitely one of the first places I’m heading to.

    Your sketch is so pretty too. I wish I could draw. :)

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    puglyfeet
    August 3, 2008 at 7:13 pm

    Wow. Your drawing of that outfit is spot on. Great outfit.

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    Leslie
    August 4, 2008 at 9:59 am

    Ditto!!! I thought I would die of gladness when I saw that coat. So stunning!

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    Leslie
    August 4, 2008 at 10:00 am

    And yes, your sketch is just as adorable.

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    Piper
    August 4, 2008 at 11:53 pm

    I have been loving the new fall collection since it appeared in my mailbox last week….I want it all. So classy, cute – colors are great…mm, love JCrew.

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    stacy
    August 6, 2008 at 12:43 pm

    J.Crew in the fall is so, so good. And the jacket with the bow, perfect!

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    Melissa Lewis - Off The Wall
    August 7, 2008 at 8:03 pm

    I just love coming to your blog! I have been out of the blog world for a bit this summer, its been quite busy here. But I always love coming here for your great posts and inspiration.

    I also work at J.Crew once or twice a month. I do all the windows and visual displays. You should see all the great clothes coming, you’ll just love them!!!!

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    koria
    August 10, 2008 at 4:05 am

    Those shoes can’t be true, how beautiful are they?? Ouch, I may want to frame a picture of them on my wall.. Your blog is always so inspiring, many thanks for it!!

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    Leigh
    September 18, 2008 at 9:31 pm

    Your sketch is great! I love how it totally reminds me of the actual image.

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