Today was a mostly "home" day, so I tested out the cropped sweater look (again - I've been testing it on weekends, with gear, with sweats, and can't seem to get it right). Sorry, no shoes because I just didn't get that far (I removed the neon crocs to be less distracting)! I just don't seem to have shirts long enough to get the right look, but I thought with the chambray & denim it might not look so bad b/c of the similar tones. Next I'll try it over my black Pleione blouse and black jeggings for more of a columnal look. Who knows. One of these days I might actually wear it out of the house. Or not. That's the beauty of an $18 F21 sweater to practice a trend to see if it even works. Could just be that with my long torso/short legs combination it might be a look that is tougher to pull off. Any advice? Would you bookend with black booties?

Next up, the arrival of the LLBean plaid shirt. I'm going to admit, I don't get excited when I pull on a collared button down shirt. 1) I have a tough time doing "layers" with shirts and sweaters over top. 2) I just sometimes feel "off" with this look. Can't put my finger on it. Could be that I find my face to be long and somewhat masculine so maybe this plays that up. Who knows. Bottom line, however, is that when you pull on this shirt, it's like putting on a warm hug. I am not kidding. I can't believe the softness of this shirt. It is enough to make me keep it, and work on the plaid-shirt look. I think the colours work for me - I like the navy, and the green is the same colour as my eyes (or close). Again, it's hard to get enough length in the torso, but this isn't too bad, and I'll more than likely wear it as is, with the semi-tuck. Sorry about the lighting.

Thoughts? TIA

edited to add the find below...

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