September 4th, 2020
It Items

The Longline Sweater Continued

I ordered a grey longline sweater from an earlier post, but I’m not sure the boxy shape suits me. The Viviane slit-front sweater by Joseph, worn by Vogue Ukraine’s Julie Pelipas in 2018 above, is winging it’s way here. To be continued.

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  • Ooh, just saw this on Matchesfashion but was worried about the depth of the slit, not sure it would be practical for me. I may ride your (sweater) coat tails and wait for your recon.

    SueMSeptember 4th, 2020  8:20 AM

     
  • Love it. But don’t you have to be tall?

    SusanSeptember 4th, 2020  9:17 AM

     
  • Must report back with a pic please!

    DebbieSeptember 4th, 2020  9:18 AM

     
  • I love this look, but it sadly doesn’t make sense for me in LA. Please wear it and enjoy! It’s a lot of sleeve. I like how Julie wears them rolled up to control some of the volume.

    SusanSeptember 4th, 2020  10:46 AM

     
  • I agree. I’ve really tried to rock the longline sweater and somehow, I always feel like I’m in my fanciest bathrobe. However, this style I feel like I might be able to rock. Waiting to see how you’re styling it Preston!

    MelissaSeptember 4th, 2020  11:25 AM

     
  • I bought the Viviane from Joseph last year and I love it but….it’s LONG! (I’m only 5’5″) I’ve never had a knit altered and figure that would cost more than the piece itself.
    I wear it as Julie Pelipas does, with sleeves rolled up and over all black – a fave is a black jersey culotte and top underneath, worn with sleek flats or slides, channeling Pelipas again. Hair pulled back is good too.
    Also over jeans occasionally – with a straight leg, to the ankle. I love it, even if it is too long – hope you do too!

    SASHASeptember 5th, 2020  11:47 AM

     
  • I had a lovely knit sweater/dress by Jacquemus shortened by a very good tailor – good success. I was also hesitant to alter a designer piece and was concerned about inadvertently changing its proportions, but was pleased with the result and wound up wearing the item a lot more than before, when I tried to adjust myself to it vs. the other way around. The ticket is in finding an excellent tailor! Unless you are a pro, this is not a DIY job.

    IrinaSeptember 6th, 2020  4:09 PM

     
  • I have been wanting this since your 2018 post and recently bought the navy one. As described by others, it is very long. I’m 5’3″ and it comes down to my ankles and it’s quite large, but I love it! I’ve worn it over leather leggings and a simple silk charmeuse tank, usually in black but also dove grey and ivory variations. I’ve been wearing it with old Clergerie and Celine flatforms and it’s perfect. Thanks for posting on this again which reminded me to order it!

    ctnySeptember 11th, 2020  3:10 PM

     

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