It's taken me a while to build up enough points to qualify for a party - but boy did it pay off. I LOVE Old Navy clothes, but I rarely shop there anymore because, frankly, I'm just too cheap these days. However, I won a chance to sample a free Old Navy dress, and I may have just renewed my loyalty to the brand. I was a bit on the outs with them after they changed their jeans - they don't fit me like they used to, and, at least at my mall, they don't carry petite sizes (and ordering them in the mail just to try on and have to return is a huge pain). So I stopped going to the store altogether, assuming that if the pants no longer fit, nothing would.
However, I couldn't pass up a chance to pick out a free dress. I browsed the site and really had my eye on their flirty chiffon dresses. Usually, that material looks best on me (I'm really pear shaped), and the knee-length style (as opposed to the maxi dresses) looks better on someone who's short like me. I even made this polyvore of how I planned to wear the dress:
When we got to the store and looked around, I picked out a LOT of that style of dress. Just for kicks, I also picked up a couple cute jersey knit dresses. (Here we are shopping - and drooling - please excuse the awkward cell-phone pics).
I guess it just goes to show - you never know until you go. I won't be making any snap judgments before hitting the dressing room anymore. And I won't be writing off stores just because one of their items doesn't fit like a glove.
Thanks, Crowdtap for providing me the opportunity to rediscover one of my favorite brands!