Would you all please help me break this down and figure out what's going wrong here and what I can tweak to make it work?
This is an oversized denim vest that I found at Zara and kept my eye on until it went on super sale - and then snagged it! Vicki was with me when I finally bought it, and believe it or not, I was debating between this size and the next larger size - but Vicki and the SA talked some sense into me and I came home with this size. Looking at the pics I can see that it is PLENTY big!
The bottoms are sort of culottes - I think! I bought these at a boutique several years ago and just started wearing them regularly this summer. I wish that they were baggier and longer.
So - just for reference, I am a titch under 5'5" tall. This outfit makes me look like I am 5'5" WIDE! In looking at the pics, I think the proportions are wrong. Do I need to wear a heeled shoe? Or, a different type of bottom - something a little more body-con to counter-balance my humongous shoulders? Or, is this vest just too overpowering for my frame? All suggestions VERY MUCH welcomed!
(I thought that it looked best buttoned up - maybe that's the way to go?)
Thank you!

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