But it’s hard for me, frankly. Because when I get cards like this in the mail,
I write angrily worded letters to J.Crew in my head.
I know, I risk offending approximately 99.9 percent of the blogging world by taking a stance that is anti-J.Crew, but they keep giving me so many opportunities, my resistance eventually becomes futile.
But this is not a blog for angrily worded letters, so I’m going to try to be nice.
I have received your latest postcard in the mail. It has pretty colors and was better looking than the five credit card applications that comprised the rest of yesterday’s post.
However, I must assure you that in fact, I can live without your new spring clothes. In fact, yesterday alone, I survived just fine in a pair of three-year-old skinnies that I had worn for no fewer than four days in a row, and which featured an enormous snot deposit on the right thigh.
So, since your marketing department is so very off the mark with this particular campaign, allow me to share my “IT” list with you.
For next season, might I suggest a new slogan for your advertising campaign? Here it is, I’ve given it like three whole seconds of thought.
Fall 2012: They’re just clothes.
You can use this for free.
Love, [Sorry, that was ambitious]
Perhaps like if you could not be so full of yourself,