Last week I saw some of the items from today's Weekly Roundup in the finds list and ordered a few. They arrived two hours before I was leaving the house to do some returns, so I didn't have time to take any pictures.
The blue Badgley Mischka blue jacket is in my favorite steely blue and I liked the idea of a more modern and casual spring coat in this color to replace or supplement my short trench in this color.  It almost fit in size L. I normally wear a 12 or a PL in a jacket like this. The waist tie was right at my waist, and I’m very short (5'1”) AND short waisted, so it would probably hit well above waist level on anyone much taller. The shoulders in a L were strangely tight on me worn over a mid-weight sweater. Either the shoulder opening was too high at the armpit, or the sleeve was cut for very slim arms, or both. It was even tighter in M.  It was almost knee length on me which would have been ok if it had fit otherwise. The hardware is light silver with a matte finish – very pretty. Also one of the online reviews said it was not very water-resistant, you might want to check that out. It would be great on someone who fits it better than I do. Returned.

The Alex Mill sweatshirt. I got the color "burnt honey", which is the warm yellow shown below, in my quest to add some "warm brights" to my wardrobe this spring. I agree with Angie’s description, the fabric is lovely. It's called "fleece" but it's really a lightweight cotton knit, no fleece in sight, at least not the fleece I know and love. The length was just right on me  - hit at hipbone level - so it would be a bit cropped one someone taller. Medium fit ok but the collar was a bit wider than I liked so I ordered a S to try. I'll update this when it arrives.

Also, not part of Angie’s roundup, and not a neutral (although if it were lighter it would be almost a neutral for me),  I ordered this blue blouse. I LOVE this color and tried a similar one from WHBM last December. The fabric was thin and flimsy (not what I’d expect from Nic & Zoe) and the whole neckline area including the placket pulled and bunched rather badly. The description says “crumpled satin” so I guess they described the fabric fairly enough, but the fabric felt fragile. I don’t like blouses that require lots of ironing and look rumpled with wear, especially not if the fabric seems like it could tear very easily.   A PM was the right size for me. Returned.

**Pics show the “burnt honey” sweatshirt in M and S. The S is a bit shorter in overall length, sleeves a bit shorter, and neckline a little higher, although I’m not sure how well that all shows in the pics. The S is the one I kept. Now we just need some temps that feel like spring so I can wear it! It’s been a cold and raw April so far

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