Wednesday, November 2, 2011

The Dilemma

When the people of eShakti reached out to me to review one of their products, I jumped on the chance.  The one thing that I'd been hearing about their clothing is that it is customizable in both fit and shape.  This made me pretty excited because sometimes clothing fits me well some places and poorly in others.  The thought of being able to customize clothing (for cheap!) was too much to resist.  Any of the clothing available on their website is available in either straight sizing or, for a mere seven and a half big ones, can be customized according to your specific measurements.  Honestly folks, for the prices you pay for custom clothing, these items are a steal.  I scoured their website and chose this jacket because coats and jackets are always a hard fit for me.  If it it fits my waist, it's too small in the bust and if I get a coat that fits my chest it gapes everywhere else.  Classic big boobs dilemma.
However, I was pretty disappointed because even with ordering a size up and sending my chest measurements this jacket still didn't fit.  It pulls across the chest.  The sleeves are also quite short.  I was expecting a little more from a company that offers customizations.  Honestly, even with these short comings, I love the coat.  Isn't it adorable?! I decided to wear it open like a long blazer, and I got so many compliments on it all day (it is light enough to wear indoors). Several people (at least 15) asked where I got it, and  I made sure to give a shout out to the people at eShakti for sending it to me!
Jacket: c/o eShakti.com
Top: Banana Republic
Lace Cami: Victoria's Secret
Skirt: Banana Republic
Shoes: Jessica Simpson Collection
Purse: vintage
Cuff: Banana Republic



A big thank you to the people at eShakti for sending me this coat. 

What item of clothing is the hardest to fit for you?

6 comments:

MONKEYFACE said...

The coat is inCREDibly cute, so what a bummer that it doesn't quite fit right! I have to say I love it with your glasses and that mustard top. If it makes you feel any better, I have a problem fitting for pants b/c of the opposite problem (I am shaped like a ruler).

Christine said...

Too bad the coat isn't perfect, but that aside -- it looks AWESOME! I love the way you styled it!
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Natasha said...

Love the jacket!!!

The Suburb Experiment said...

Pants! Which is what I ordered from eShakti when given the opportunity. Funny that we both went for the clothing item that gives us the most trouble. :)

I'm sad that the coat doesn't fit because this is one of my favorite outfits on you! The accessories (glasses, purse) are perfect.

Jenn

Frannie Pantz said...

Bummer that it didn't fit right, but it looks super cute! I have the opposite problem than you do. I have no chest and that can be problematic. Also, barely any pants fit me right because I have virtually no curves. :-( I think this looks great on you! I liked my eShakti dress and wanted to try a jacket next.

Vivi said...

This outfit is perfectly chic. The coat is too cute. Sorry it didn't fit properly, though.