Women's Praise the Cord Jacket
Lovely jacket but returned
Loved the soft fabric, detail, color, and style. Up sized to wear over a sweater. Rated fit as too small because the jacket is short. Actual center back measurement on an XL from base of collar to hem is a scant 26 inches, resulting in a boxy look. All other measurements are very roomy. Shoulders are 18.5, bust is 47, sleeves are 26, sweep is 52.5. BTW, if you buy this jacket on sale, you are overcharged shipping based on the original price, rather than the rate shown on the shipping table. (Verified with customer service.)
January 4, 2015
is atractive worn casual or dress up
I love the color and fit. I originally ordered size M which usually fits over a sweater, it was too big, I exchanged for a small with reservations that the sleeves would be too short or the fit would be too snu. It was perfect. I have been considering this item for several years. Last year it was out of stock by the time I decided to order it. I saw it again in this years catalog and I am so happy I followed through with an order. Thx it is too cute!
November 25, 2014
Super cool double collar styling, but?..
A petite sizing of this jacket would be nice to pick from however, having said that even if petite was available I'd still give the quality of the material an average rating. It's very thin and flimsy. If the corduroy were more substantial, the collar would stand up (to accentuate the double collar) and the jacket would feel like it's worth the money spent. I chose "True to size" but I believe for this particular jacket, true to size would best fit taller women. I'm 5'3", 125 pounds and I ordered the Medium because I don't like garments tight around my shoulders. The length was too long for me and the torso was a bit too boxy although the description mentions a 'contoured fit'. I'm sure this jacket would fit someone who it taller and without wider shoulders, or who is long waisted, very nicely. Sadly, I returned the jacket.
October 17, 2014
very well made but thinner than I expected
The color was very handsome, the pin-whale of the corduroy is micro fine. The fabric is very thin, so this is more a visual piece than one to provide warmth. The detail Is awesome! I just needed a piece that would be more coat warm, not coat fashion:)
October 17, 2014
comfy, great stretch, not as flattering as picture
Overall this jacket is comfy and has great stretch. I love the style of the double collar and front buttons. It's not heavyweight, but certainly enough to layer over a sweater in the early fall or late spring. My reservation is about the sleeves and the lack of contouring, which is not overall flattering. It's still a comfortable wear, but I would like to see a bit more shape and less of a boxy approach.
October 13, 2014
Great with jeans.
Great with jeans but not with anything more than VERY casual. 5-stars for comfort!
October 6, 2014
Sleeves short and buttoned tight
Overall, I like this jacket. It is thinner than I expected. I wear a medium, which fits well in the body, except that I have long arms and like my sleeves to stay at my wrists when I lift my arms. These sleeves run shorter than I like, and the buttons on the sleeves button tight for a jacket, that is meant to be worn over other layers. My watch does not fit comfortably on my wrist under the tight wrist of the jacket (and I have skinny arms). I suspect that the large would be too big in the body, so I am not exchanging the size.
October 5, 2014
Women's Praise the Cord Jacket is great!
Haven't worn the coat yet. Exams it and tried it on. Good fit.
September 14, 2014