Berry Parka + My eBay Sale
Just wanted to share a few things I picked up from Asos. This is my first time ordering from asos.com, so I had no experience with their sizing. I'd heard the clothes run small though. asos.com offers free returns and free shipping for orders over $25 so I thought I would give it a try.
Following their petite size chart, I ordered a size 2 in this Velvet Mini Shift Dress. However, it was way too big. Since it has a low back, the shoulders were more loose and were about to fall off me. I kept it together for the picture though. :P The low back was also gaping, creating a space away from my body. Just too big overall. However, the velvet material is so soft and the dress is fully lined. The weight is much heavier than I expected and just felt very luxurious. I decided to exchange for a smaller size. So hopefully that works out!
For the Petite Ultimate Parka, I ordered the berry color in a size 1 online. When I received the coat, the tag said size 0 though. I've been wanting a longer parka for the colder fall and winter days. I've seen green parkas everywhere on the Internet and walking around the street. The military green color is a classic but I wanted something a little different. First off, the berry color is gorgeous and I am very satisfied with it. The parka has a drawstring waist, removable fur on the hood, and a quilted lining for insulation.
I also ordered this Skinny Band Felt Floppy Hat which is the first hat I have ever ordered in my life. I fit a size M. I suppose I have a bigger head than the rest of my body.