Madewell Delivers The Best Mail Of The Week

We love a good piece of snail mail, so when the new Madewell catalog arrived this week, it was a double treat. Featuring aspirational style star Caroline de Maigret, the fresh offerings from our old favorite somehow felt different — in a good way.
The brand's always delighted us with its quirky mix of colors and prints and use of stylish influencers — namely, Solange and Alexa Chung — but de Maigret stands in a league of her own. We could say it's her age (in her late '30s, she's a little older than the brand's usual face), but really, it's that the coolness of this music producer, mom, and muse transcends time.
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Styled in the fall collection, de Maigret abides by a jeans-as-uniform type of wardrobe that uses bold colors thoughtfully, selects fits that slightly slouch — never cling — and accessorizes with lush, classic leather handbags and boots. Aptly titled "Wildly Simple," the new Madewell catalog feels like the brand has matured a bit, but that it's only gotten better with age. And that's a style message that speaks volumes.
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