My first real WIWs!
First, I found a biker jacket! I returned both the Theory options and instead bought a Theyskens Theory jacket off ebay. It's less classic and masculine than I'd been looking for, but I fell in love with it. It fits almost like a blazer and it has an interesting waist line. I'm wearing it with my new boyfriend jeans (AG, thrifted) and my favorite LD Tuttle shoes that I'm trying to wear more often. I realize the turtleneck makes it hard to see the jacket but I'm excited that it's finally cold enough for turtlenecks. Oh, and my hair is soaking wet - it's usually a lot poofier and brighter!
Second, from a few days earlier, a solution to a funny clothing situation: I was down at my old apartment for a few days to do the final cleaning and pack up my last few items. I forgot to bring a change of clothes, but I'd just picked up a pile of drycleaning down there, so this was what came out of the drycleaning pile. Theory shorts (made from a pair of dress slacks), BR shirt (I don't love the tied front but it's sort of interesting), and the only shoes I had, my Madewell combat boots that I wear most days.
And a question: the Theyskens jacket was described as "new without tags" on ebay (always a risk) but I discovered that it was a second / reject / overstock / whatever when I received it. The label is marked through with a black line (not mentioned in the post), there's a big but unnoticeable rip in the sleeve lining, one of the leather seams has a tiny imperceptible tear, and a snap is slightly broken. I want to keep it regardless, but should I ask the seller (a small volume individual seller) for a partial refund or discount? I've never bought clothing on ebay before.