Shannon set me on a shopping mission when she picked up this cute Portobello skirt from Cleo a few weeks' back.http://youlookfab.com/welookfab/topic/what-i-wore-what-i-bought-what-was-delivered
And she may, indirectly, have been the catalyst for my TAUPE revelation! (Thank you, Shannon).
Of course I decided I had to have it.
Sold out in my store, of course, in every size, but I ordered it, it arrived, and I love it. Stretchy, walkable, a perfect length for flats or low heels, it is ideal for my upcoming China/ Vancouver travel capsule, and could also form the basis for a new TAUPE capsule. So you KNOW I want to keep it.
There's just one problem. Either it doesn't fit quite right, it's sewed defectively, it's too big, or my body is weird (or maybe some combination) because it sort of puffs out in a weird way on one side. There's extra fabric on one hip. Just looking at it (off my body) the seam appears straight. But on me, there's a poof.
I hoped it might "settle" if I wore it around the house, but it didn't. Hubs noticed it and said it looks weird. Daughter doesn't think it is a problem. When I have a top pulled over it as in pic #1, it doesn't bother me. But I am wondering, should I try to get a replacement or have it altered? Would love your thoughts. It's made of a knit material, by the way.
The top is a "freebie" from consignment, a product of the late, lamented Cassis. This is the kind of thing that makes me continue to consign. I had never owned a sheer top like this before and would not have paid full price because I would not have seen it as "practical." But for free, I brought it home, and holy schmoly. Not only can I layer it over a bunch of tanks and camis to change the effect, but it covers up my not so nice chest area and allows me to wear my beloved blue-grey jersey dress with comfort, which none of my previous camis did (the necklines being too low). I can also layer it under lots of other tops. Brilliant!