Hey all. I got this coat in a size 12. I tried 10 in the store but the button in front kept popping open. There is no petite size to try.

This isn’t really a k/r as really I love this and am inclined to keep. It’s hard to find a long straight coat that fits me at all. (This is to replace a J Crew Lady day coat that only ever barely fit me since it was so straight in the body;
it was a gift and I need to figure out how to sell or consign it.)

I don’t mind the arms being too large - my arms are chubby and this allows layering of a thick sweater or even a blazer - something I can’t normally do at all, or comfortably when it’s possible. I’d love to have a coat that I can layer over a blazer.

The question is whether to hack the sleeve length - I guess it looks ridiculous as is, so probably. love the length of the body of the coat, so that’s one as is. It’s hard to see but the should seam sits in the right place.

This fun tweed makes me extra special happy. The coat is beautiful and well made.

ETA - Decided to keep as is and see how it goes. I’m wearing it today, which happens to be milder weather. Added pic.

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