Okay, I need your help on this one.
Along with my other J. Crew items came this sweater. I sized up because when I ordered a Tippi in my regular size I had to send it back -- it wasn't fluid enough for my taste.
This one, however, is cut the opposite way. I should have known.
When I first put it on, I thought: No way. It's definitely tent-like. But wow, is it comfy. The sleeves are actually the right length, which is quite unusual.
I got it for an amazing price, less than half of what it says on the website now. The quality is stunning. The kind you don't (or I don't) often see nowadays. And certainly not at this price point.
What I need to know is, should I return, exchange, or keep? I have to pay return postage by the way, to exchange or return. And there are none left in this colour in a smaller size. There's a lighter grey with citron, and a sort of pinky brownish colour they call "acorn" -- not sure how that would look on me. I think it skews too warm.
1: Front with legging jeans & boots -- the easy styling.
2. Tent-like side view.
4-5: with denim skirt, reprise of an earlier outfit.
6: another styling with black skinnies and booties.
7-8: Trying volume on volume on for size.
9: Added back view for reference.
Note: I do not at all mind surrendering the waist. Showing my shape is not a real priority for me.
I would love your considered thoughts on this. Thank you!