Size 2 - harbor gray - The grey looked cheapie on me. It may not look the same on someone else. I do think that it will show signs of wear in the velvet in the lighter colors more than darker colors.
Size 2 - black - loveth - I don't know what it is. Perhaps me loveth something when I fully expect to dislike it. I really, really thought this would be too feminine on me. I actually love the shirring at the pockets. And the shirring at the back waist did not add weight or a duck tail on me.
So chic -
I am going to order the 4P. The fit is good on the 2, but the sleeves are too long.
Check out Ema in dark blossom...
LizPoms, Champagne & Cupcakes, Audrey Bella, on AppGal here and here, and on Dina. And on Cari.
There has been discussion about whether this is a Bella equivalent. I'd say no. This has a shawl collar and you can't pop it. Also, the velvet on the Bella was nicer. That jacket was from 2 years ago at least and JCrew quality has taken a hit since. All that said, me likey!
p.s. 7/30 - I ordered the 2P. Here are a few measurements as follows:
0P = bust 33.75
2P = bust 34.75, waist 30.75, sleeve 29.875
2 = bust 35.25, waist 31.50, sleeve 31.75
10/6/09 ETA -- I ended up getting the 4P - I am wearing the fleur de lis tee, an Oct 09 release.