Is it just me, or has Boden stepped it up a knotch?
This past summer, I loved their selection of tween swimwear, women’s dresses and handbags.
After exhausting our resources here in the States, we bought 3 swimsuits, for my daughter, at JohnnieBoden. JohnnieB’s fit for tweeners was spot on; not to skimpy (they even offered a darling swim boyshort), and tops that covered up, in a way that my daughter was comfortable with. That said, we did have to order 2 sizes in each style, to get the sizing right – but now we know her size.
Sizing has always been my issue with Boden. I love so many of their pieces, but struggle to get the sizing right. I am getting there, but it’s still a learning process. Since you can most always get free shipping both ways, if you find something you like, and are unsure of the fit – order two and send one back. It is the only way to work the program, and not become frustrated in the process.
Moving off my fit soapbox, let’s take a look at a few of my Boden favorites, for fall 2015!
Denim is HUGE for fall 2015, and this slim skirt comes 2 denim washes, plus 4 additional colors. Pencil style, sits at the waist and hits below knee.
How to wear it: Pop it on with a fun tee, fitted or chunky sweater, shirt or blouse.
Add a pair of booties, flats, tall boots and tote – off you go!
Also available in black, this bag has everything I love! From the size, to all the details I expect from Boden – this bag in Snow Leopard, is on the top of my wish list!
Here’s a side view of the black leopard,
I love a wrap dress. I try to pick up a DVF wrap dress here and there on sale, but even on sale, they are not cheap. Boden makes a beautiful wrap dress and switches up the colors with the season. This orange/willow combo is fab. This dress is available in 2 prints plus black HERE.
Boden does leather! Whohoo! I have never tried this pant, but wow, it’s looks amazing – it’s pricey, but a girl can dream, right? HERE
From top left clockwise; each of these shoes come in multiple colors and patterns – these just happen to be my favorites.
Lille Heel | Lucinda Heel | Beatrice Mid Heel | Cordelia Heel
How cute is this sweater?
Pair it up with a denim skirt, tall boots or booties and that fun orange bag? Oh-la-la! HERE
A go-everywhere shirt
I think this shirt would be great for work, with a skirt or trousers, or paired up in the evening, with a wide leg pant or flare jeans! HERE
And, drumroll…my favorite piece,
I love everything about this piece!
I bought a cape last year at TopShop, and wore it non-stop all winter long, with everything from denim to pleather pants – belted or free flowing.
Available in two plaids, 100% wool, the Helena cape, HERE
Flashback to winter 2014. Here in my cape/poncho from TopShop:
And, a look I put together for the blog, winter 2014. Here, using a similar wrap also via TopShop
Boden has a few offers floating around out there:
I just got an email for 20% off my order, plus free shipping and returns with Code 2A9Z
Are you a Teacher? Inquire about special teacher discounts at BodenUSA
Also, when I logged onto the site today, Boden was offering a year’s subscription to Bon Appetite with my order, along with 20% off my order + free ship with code 3U7M
ASB TIP: When shopping BodenUSA, I always google a coupon code. I most always find one, for 15-30% off + free ship. The free return is great to get as well, then I am more apt to order 2 sizes and send one back.
Anyone else excited about Boden for Fall?
Spot a fun piece to share?
Drop a comment below, I know we would all love to hear!
Have a great week!
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