Thoughtful Sveta offered to send me one of these Costco sleeveless shirts to try.

It is absolutely stunning quality. And I adore the trapeze style, which for me has always seemed ideal for summer. The fit (especially in that tricky under the arms part) is perfection.

But as you'll see, it does present some challenges for me. To begin with, the colour is a bit on the intense side -- closer to my "Dutch blue" Club Monaco shorts than to my blue VC tube skirt.

But I think I can work with that.

A bit trickier is its length. I am not crazy about tunic length on myself for a whole bunch of reasons. My DH said he thought it looked a little too long even for a tunic, but agreed that it is so beautiful I should keep it anyway. So the question will be, how to style it.

I'll do a separate post with a few proportion illustrations, for those who are interested in puzzling these things out. But for now, here are a few of the variations that I thought worked reasonably "okay." Which (if any) do you like? Am I deluding myself that I can wear this?

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