Well, I've been on the hunt for the white/ivory tux jacket for awhile.

In fact, this is the fourth iteration. (So don't think you're the only one up close and personal with UPS and Fedex.)

Version one was an Equipment blazer I delayed too long on and couldn't find in my size after going one smaller. I did post on it. Version two was from Reiss and the fit on the one in a size up from my usual was still too small in the waist. Looked bad but I was afraid to size up further for baggy bust reasons. No photo. Version three was White House Black Market. Lapel was weird and it looked cheap. Neither two or three was even worth a K/R

This one in the photos is J Crew. Quality is very nice (it's mostly wool) but there are three points on which I am specifically soliciting opinions:

Stance is low and jacket longer than I would usually wear. Too long for a short person such as myself?

Sleeves are pre-sewn to look rolled up and are bracelet length. Generally I like this length, but as you'll see in my quickie try on over anything photo, long sleeves hang out.

And finally, it's got this odd little ribbon tie in the back. The website says either tie it back there or around your waist. The front waist idea is terrible on me. But is the tie in back an un-fixable deal breaking mess? (I'd be prepared to pull it out entirely.)

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