Rated 5 out of 5 by gardenia Lots to love about this jacket! My first impression was that it is incredibly soft ? the inside feels like fleece and is surprisingly warm and stretchy (for those who care, it's 62% modal, 35% cotton, and the rest spandex). The peplum is not too large and the cut of the jacket is flattering from all angles. While I think the black could be passed off as a more formal jacket, I ordered this in white and found that the style still manages to look somewhat dressy. The only thing I don't like about this is the fact that the zipper ends so high up. This inevitably leaves a gap where the peplum closes, even when the jacket fits. Other than that, my usual size XS fit perfectly except for the sleeves, which were too long (probably why they're scrunched up on the model).
December 4, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Skuldseidhr Lightweight yet cozy
I'd been looking for something a little dressier than my band hoodies that I could wear to work, so as soon as this appeared in black I snapped it up. The first day I wore it, I got a compliment from almost everyone I came in contact with. As this is listed in the "lounge" section, I feel a previous reviewer was erroneous in saying it was too casual. I'm 5'8 and my usual medium fits well. This is an amazing top... due to the materials, it's very lightweight yet warm and cozy. I've been wearing it with a velvet tank, skinny jeans and boots, and find it really luxurious and good against the skin. I've also dressed it up with a pencil skirt, to good effect. My only gripe is I wish it had a hood. I've machine washed it on delicate several times, and it holds up extremely well.
January 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by GingerGirl Dresses up sleeveless tops well
I purchased this in the ivory, in my usual size small (32D, 28 waist) and it fits like a glove. I am 5'9" and the sleeves are long enough.
I was surprised to find that this is lightly fleece lined, and the outside has a little bit of a sheen to it - which is kind of a weird mix. The color looks like a nice oyster color (just a little darker than regular ivory). The zipper is really cheap feeling and doesn't glide easily. The peplums are the perfect size and have a nice flounce to them.
I tried it on with quite a few sleeveless tanks from my closet, and this softly dresses them up. It's a step up from wearing a cardigan but less dressy than a blazer. I prefer to wear it open because the zipper comes up so high that you then can't see the top underneath well. The arms are snug and the fabric is stretchy, so I wouldn't recommend short or long sleeve tops underneath as you'd be able to see the lumps of the extra fabric.
Overall, I would really recommend it! It goes with so many things and is allowing me to finally wear tops that I haven't worn in a long time.
December 9, 2012