Monroe and Main plus size fashion is Wowing Me!

I got my catalogue from Monroe and Main and Instantly fell in love with so many of their products that I immediately had to order a couple of things.

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UPDATE:  I received my order in about 5 days and it was packed nicely with the return slip and an envelope of coupons.

The first thing I did was to take the items out to check for quality. The two items that I bought were extremely well made and I knew that I would get a lot of use out of them.

I’m a little heartbroken right now because I did something that I always advise my readers not to do:  I didn’t do my measurements according to their size chart. I just chose a 2X in both items.

When  I took out the crochet top, it was GORGEOUS! Well made and stunning.

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Problem:  I’m only 5’1′ and this came down to the length of a dress for me. I tried working with it and even thought of having it altered because I loved it so much.  I just didn’t see how they could alter it without ruining it.

I then tried on the Trapeze dress and it was soooo cute. It’s even got a really nice light petticoat to it just to make it hang really well. It’s even cuter in person than in the catalogue. As cute as it was, I could barely get it over my bust.

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So….I brought these problems on myself by being too lazy to do the work.

I definitely will be buying from them again as I am just so impressed with the shipping and the quality of the merchandise.

I will say, however, that these clothes are GORGEOUS and worth every cent. Note to self:  Read the sizing chart.

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My impression is that Monroe and Main is an affordable luxe-looking online store with clothing that both teens and the more mature woman could wear.

I know they’ve been sending me catalogues for a while and I’ve probably set them aside thinking I would eventually look at it, which I never did.

This catalogue had the insert saying this was the last catalogue they would send me so, of course, I finally looked at it and fell in love, especially because right now they carry so much of my favorite color: coral.

HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES THAT HAVE JUST KNOCKED ME OFF MY FEET:

DRESSES:

WATERCOLOR DRESS

WATERCOLORDRESSThis dress comes in Misses sizes and Plus Sizes up to Size 3X and sells for $79.95-$89.95 on orders by April 30th.

TOPS

Flutter Embroidered Top

FLUTTERTOPThis top sells for $59.95 -$69.95 and comes in sizes Misses and Plus Size up to 3X.

Activewear

Pleated Hoodie

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This gorgeous hoodie sells for $49.95 – $54.95 and comes in Misses Sizes and Plus Sizes up to 3X.

HERE IS WHAT I ORDERED: ( I live in the Southwest and it is very warm here, hence the summertime looking outfits I picked out)

CROCHET TUNIC

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I love how it seems to cover up a myriad of sins.

This sells for $59.95 – $69.95 and comes in colors:  white, navy, and brown.

This is available in Misses and Plus Sizes up to 3X.

This is the other thing I ordered:

Waffle Trapeze Dress

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I like the idea of this as either a casual dress or a cover-up from the pool.

This sells for $79.95 – $89.95 and comes in misses and plus sizes up to a 3X.

They’ve also got shoes, accessories, beauty and much more.

So….as soon as I get my clothes in the mail, I’ll try them on, hopefully get some pictures, and let you know how it goes.

Tovah

Have you ordered from Monroe and Main? How was your experience?

 

 

 


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