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Posted on:1/20/08 9:10 PM
Last Updated:1/20/08 9:29 PM


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Huldra said... (1/22/08 1:39 PM) Reply
I wouldn't lengthen it more than two inches or so. If you're worried about your thighs looking big my advice is not to wear trousers that are snug in the lower thigh, that only emphasizes the width of the hips and upper thigh (speaking from experience here). Jackets that hit at the high hip are usually the most flattering for us pears.
marjenann said... (1/21/08 9:14 AM) Reply
Very stylish jacket!!! Thanks for the review too! I have my eye on this pattern!
carolynw said... (1/21/08 9:08 AM) Reply
I like the jacket - looks really good on you
CShelley said... (1/21/08 8:30 AM) Reply
Nice jacket. You could wear a longer untucked top underneath to go for a layered look. Good job!
Sigrid. said... (1/21/08 8:09 AM) Reply
Very nice jacket.
Mahogany Stylist said... (1/20/08 11:57 PM) Reply
Nice jacket and thanks for the helpful review.
mastdenman said... (1/20/08 11:54 PM) Reply
It looks nice. I think the collar is great.
ggexpansive said... (1/20/08 11:30 PM) Reply
i like your jacket, and this review is very helpful! i am with you on the shoulder pad issue , unless you have severe sloping shoulders they are out.
Kaitlinnegan said... (1/20/08 10:20 PM) Reply
I think it's really cute with the wide lapel and the cropped length, but it is a distinctive style. Very nicely done!
 
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