It's at the point where I always order an XS and a S of every top I buy online and return one, because there's just no telling.

Now I have a dilemma (I know, I always have dilemmas, and I'm always turning to you all for decisions). I splurged on this beautiful sweater from Aritzia. It only comes in two sizes, XXS/XS and S/M. And of course XS/S would be perfect on me...

I tried on the larger one in the store. It had a cool avant garde look but the sleeves were too long and I worried I might be a bit lost in it. So they ordered me the smaller one, and I just can't decide if this is great or if I should exchange it. The sleeves are the right length! It fits! I think it's good but I'm having a crisis of confidence, because it was so expensive by my standards.

Photos are of the smaller size. The store is now sold out of the larger size so I couldn't do a direct comparison. The model wears the larger size on the website, and I think it looks a little looser and slouchier, but maybe this small one is better for my height?

I can tell fall is here because I'm suddenly excited about so many things I see in stores. I really haven't shopped much of late, until the past few weeks, and now I'm worried I'm going to overdo it. A fall shopping plan and budget are sorely needed!

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