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#3,004: the Gayle Ruffle Trench from J. Crew



Cotton with a bit of nylon for sheen. The new must-have "it" shape, in an easy trench style that will wrap you in ruffles. Our stylist loves it so much, we named it after her. Wrap body. Ruffle trim at neck and down center front. Three-quarter raglan sleeves. Self-belt. Pockets hidden under front pleats. Fully lined. Falls to knee. Import. Dry clean.

$250.