I'm no tucker, but I love this look
Size 4 - I had zero interest in a sheer top, but I wanted to try this on to share pics. I should know by now that zero interest/just for the blog is a weak spot for crewlade to seep thru. My defenses are usually down because I'm not expecting to like it. I liked it. I was thinking something like this could be found at Forever 21. They actually have a mint swiss dot peplum top right now. I've seen it a few times in-store (sold out online). Of course it's all small and tight and junior-y and Forever 21-y. I would never even bother trying it on, but it looked pretty good, in case you're teeny. Check it out on Feeling J Crewzy, on Stethoscopes, Style & Grace and on J Crew Is My Favorite Store.
I knew size 4 was a step in the right direction, but I wasn't convinced it was the right size. It has a very loose fit. Unfortunately, my fitting room time is limited these days, so I usually only try what I brought in. I don't want to run a sales associate for something I'm pretty sure I'm not buying. It's loose thru the body and seems loose enough thru the shoulders & arms to size down one more to a 2. Note, I'm taking 4,6 or 8 these days. Lots of size 6. Definitely size down on this one, imo.
For some reason, I could not resist what I call the blogger lean. When I really like something, I usually move my body to express the joy. Usually only in the confines of the fitting room or at home. Because yes, you guessed it, I almost fell over.
Of course I like how the little chiffon dots look like bows. This is how sheer it is. You definitely need a cami of some sort underneath. If you're doing something else with this...uh, have fun.
Well, I kept wanting to relegate this to Forever 21. I don't think they would get the dots-as-bows detail. And it would probably be polyester, but I think they could pull off a good dupe. It also might show up on the Factory side, although it would probably also be polyester. Even though I think we have seen or will see a knockoff, I still kept thinking about this top. I liked it quite a bit.
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