I think I am seriously striking out here.
The shoes are unlikely to be comfortable because of the lack of arch support (though I am still debating on those).
One VC top is too big, and the other one just doesn't feel like "me." - the pattern feels too strong for my colouring, though teal in itself is a good colour for me.
The VC skirts are the wrong length and the alteration I thought might be so easy could in fact spoil the line of the skirts: Krish points out that the curve would disappear if we just cut them off at the bottom - a very smart observation. And it is the curve that makes the skirt. I'm still undecided on these, however, because they could be shortened at the (elastic) waist.
Up for review now: two bags. In the coat pics, please imagine me with tights on, and gloves, and maybe a hat...not walking around as I am.
First up, the Elliott Lucca snake print bag. For winter, I have this coat and my grey puffer. I have mixed feelings about this one, but I have never had a bag like this, so I will be interested in your impressions.
The second is the Halogen mixed media tote. It is HUGE, far bigger than it appeared in pictures. And it really dwarfs me, I think. But it also tempts me. I don't have a tote. This one has a very clever design; you can fold the handles completely inside and collapse the bag down somewhat, or you can wear the handles on your shoulder. It's really more like a piece of luggage on me than a handbag. I can see how it might be very useful for travel, though. But I'm feeling ....confused.