No matter where you live in Connecticut, chances are there's a J.Crew within striking distance. The crazy successful mass market retailer has a dozen stores in state, ranging from multi-story flagships on tree-lined strips to on-campus outlets, and yes, the ubiquitous mall shops.
However, in suprising discoveries: Not all Crews are created equal--and often where you shop can determine what you get. So with comparison shopping in mind we staked out some of the retailer's more high profile locations to see how a run-of-the-mill mall store stacks up with its brick and mortar counterpart. From the mannequins to the menswear, here's what to get where.