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Get in the Spirit with Lauren James

It wasn't too long ago when I never wore t-shirts except to sleep - now I practically live in them on the weekends and I've been known to wear them to worn with a sweater (don't side eye, my office is super casual). Maybe the older I get the more comfort is important to me, or maybe it's just because I never loved a t-shirt before . . .but that all changed when I discovered Lauren James.
Lauren James is a Arkansas based company offering preppy, pretty women's attire. The brand started with t-shirts and moved to outwear, dresses, accessories and beachwear - and while all of their stuff is awesome my heart belongs to their t-shirts which they call sweet tees. Everyone thinks I'm crazy when I talk about how great their tees are - until they wear one - the are SO SOFT!
Recently LJ expanded their collegiate collection - there's 62 schools currently or soon to be offered so chances are whoever you're a fan of they have it.
As a Memphis fan, I love it! How cute is this sweater tee?
Here are some of the latest Memphis offerings:
Not every school has the exact same prints so here's some examples to give you an idea of the collection:

There's also unlicensed merchandise that just great to wear to games, I'm hoping some football ones will be released in the fall. Both of these come in multiple colors - how fun would these be for a Grizz game?
Finally, they have a collection of tailgate appropriate attire (this is just a sample of what's available)

I love all these options because when going to games I can still wear something I consider to be cute but I'm keeping it casual and not being all extra. Plus, I still do sleep in tees - these  just make it even more comfortable.
As far as sizing go - the tees are meant to have a loose fit - I'm wearing an XL in my sweater tee and I never wear an XL in anything, but I also don't like baggy loose tees. If you want a loose fit get your regular size if you want a more fitted look go down one size.  
If you're like me and you NEED these tees in your life be sure to sign up with my referral link, you get $10 off a purchase. Friends always let friends save on cute stuff y'all!
***This is not sponsored post, all opinions are my own. I have purchased Lauren James items with my own money (too much of it if you ask my husband) we even drove 5 hours each way for the warehouse sale last year so yeah, I like this stuff. I do get a tiny thank you if you use my referral link, but it save you money so who's really winning here? ;) ***


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