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Twinsies: The Look for Less at ON

So I am not really an Old Navy shopper...except for the bikini I mentioned here - which, by the way, I never even wore in Hawaii and the flats I mentioned here! I used to always buy my ribbed tanks there but the quality was not as good as the $3 tanks I get at a local boutique here in San Diego so I stopped.

However, as a result of a combination of an promo email I got yesterday morning and a quite a few fellow bloggers wearing some of the new ON pieces, I felt the need to actually click through the email and see what they had. Surprisingly, I filled up my shopping cart (you already know how I love to do this) and actually bought some items!

Right now ON seems to have some pretty amazing J. Crew / Madewell knockoffs and since they happened to be items I have been wanting from both of those stores, I figured I should bite the bullet and buy some things. I know the quality will not be as good, but it does feel pretty awesome to load up a shopping cart for under $100. Plus, there was a sale for 20% your entire order - sweet!

Here were my favorite of the dotted "twinsies". I got the flats, the sweater and the short sleeve top. I love the shorts but I need a new pair shorts like I need a hole in my head!

Opposite colors but still cute, right?? 

 You have to love the price difference on these! 

 Ok, so the J Crew version is cuter with the bow, but I am excited to layer 
the ON version under a white button up shirt!

Almost an exact match! 

What are your thoughts on buying less expensive options? Do you feel you are sacrificing quality or getting a good deal??



  1. I've also been loving Old Navy recently as well! Can't wait to see what you got!


    Leopard and Lillies

  2. Hands down, I will always go for the cheaper version. Between weight fluctuation, and changes in trends/tastes... why spend all the extra money??

    1. I agree! I like to try things out on the less expensive side, then if I find I love it (and feel the need to get something higher quality), I can justify the purchase. Although polka dots are somewhat classic, I would rather spend less since I am sure I will be over them sooner rather than later! :)

  3. Old Navy has so many great options lately! I'm thinking about getting their Heart Sweater which is a dead ringer for a JCrew one :)

    The Tiny Heart
    JEWELIQ Giveaway!

    1. I actually got the Navy & Red Heart Sweater...I couldn't resist! :) Great minds think alike! Hope you are feeling better!

  4. Wow! This is a great post... I had no idea Old Navy had so much amazing stuff these days! Love it!

    Rachel’s Lookbook

    1. Thanks Rachel! I know, I had no idea either! But I am super happy they do! :)

  5. Nice work, I'll have to stop in there now!


    1. Thanks, Kristin. It's definitely worth a look...there are some cute pieces. Especially if you love polka dots! :)

  6. Great summary! There are so many polka dot options out this season and its fabulous. I definitely go for the less expensive unless its something that I want to invest in. Old Navy here I come :)


    1. Thanks Tasia. I hope you find some good stuff when you go! :)

  7. Hey Girl,

    great post! I was at old navy yesterday in search of that green polka sweater but its sold out... boo!

    but anyway love your posts, following you on GFC, thanks for participating in my giveaway.

    let me know if you would like to partner in the future on posts or guest blog for me.



    1. Oh no...it was sold out?? They definitely have them online!!

      I am always down for working together - just email me and let me know what you are thinking. jillj (at) classywithakick (dot) com.

  8. I have always loved Old Navy and I love them even more nowadays. I have that sweater and those shorts, haha, and they are great. I don't feel like the quality is bad at all!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

    1. I know...if they keep this up, I will be a loyal shopper! :) Did you see they have cute crops like the shorts too. I kind of want them!

      Have a great weekend!

  9. Ooo, thanks for the heads up on the ON dupes! I don't go in there too often anymore, but I should definitely take a peek right now! ;-)


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