Another orange shirt from Costco - what do you think?

I posted about these silk Hilary Radley sleeveless tops here. Unfortunately size M was cut too high under arms which made it uncomfortable for me.
I went back today in hope they restock - but no luck :-( However I liked the orange color so much I decided to give a try to a long sleeved silk shirt. It is the same fabric and color but the cut is simpler. I sized up to XL to get more length and slouch.
My main reservation is the collar. It does not button to the top - I have it buttoned up as much as it goes here. It is possible to add 2 more buttons but there is only one extra button attached... Also is it too short (my usual fear...)

What do you think? Please be brutally honest! Should I keep or return?

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  • Thistle replied 7 years ago

    I think I need a Costco by me! I like the color, but it is bold and could look like Halloween if not careful. Will you wear such a bold color, and do you care if it is somewhat limited by Halloween connotations?

  • Suz replied 7 years ago

    Well, I love it, and I think you could add the one button (if you need to) and find another that would coordinate (if you ever want it buttoned all the way) or simply use a brooch for the top if you so desired. I like the slight high-low cut of it, and I actually like it unbuttoned a bit, as it is here -- at least for spring/ summer wear. In autumn and winter you would possibly be wearing a scarf quite often anyway over the neckline, or a pullover. 

  • Tanya replied 7 years ago

    Ooh, I quite like it on you Sveta.  I envision it with all sorts of blue shades.  And white.

  • pil replied 7 years ago

    Wow, that is pretty Sveta! You could always use a little brooch at the neck.

  • Sveta replied 7 years ago

    Thistle, I did not grow up with Halloween so I don't have this association at all. It is a bright color but I think it suits me (unlike neon brights which wash me out) and I like brighter colors for summer.
    Suz, it may be the heavy tag attached to a collar but it looks kind of shapeless to me...and I cannot take off the tag to see how it lays without it if I may be returning it...

  • Sveta replied 7 years ago

    Thanks Tanya and pil!

  • Suz replied 7 years ago

    Yes, I understand. I sometimes have that feeling with collars, too. Why don't you consult with your mother about it? She might have a better sense for how it will lie without the tag on it. 

  • Joy replied 7 years ago

    I think it is just gorgeous on you. It doesn't look too short, especially if you do a semi-tuck, Maybe a little fashion tape would take the place of a button when needed.

  • Sara L. replied 7 years ago

    I like it and think the length looks fine.  I like the orange color and the high-low hem.

  • Sarah A replied 7 years ago

    I think this looks incredible on you and will be great with blues and grays and whites.

  • Charmian replied 7 years ago

    I love the colour and the fit!

    I'm very modest, and I would personally pass on it because it looks a bit translucent (I can see the details of your cami and even the barcode on the tag).  If that doesn't bother you, keep!

  • Rambling Ann replied 7 years ago

    My Costco has never had anything that cool. But hey, the ones in our state don't even have adult beverages. But Las Vegas is only 6 hours away!

    ETA: 3.2 beer ≠ adult beverage

  • replied 7 years ago

    Heh, we can only buy beer at the Beer Store and Liquor at the LCBO. No alcohol at the grocery store or corner shop (well, except in Quebec).

    I really like the orange on you, and the button issue I don't think is a problem.

  • Mona replied 7 years ago

    Will you always be buttoning up the collar? I think it looks nice unbuttoned too. LOVE this colour on you,

  • donnat replied 7 years ago

    You know, I love it! I think the color is beautiful on you. I think I am going to go to cost co today.

  • Lisa replied 7 years ago

    I like this top as is, it could be a nice change from all your collared and buttoned shirts.  The orange is a great color.

  • Transcona Shannon replied 7 years ago

    Love the fit and color, definitely not too short (absolutely perfect IMHO) and I like the collar. A total winner!

    My one question would be whether or not you really want long sleeves as we head into the heat of summer?

  • DeclawedJaguar replied 7 years ago

    Sveta, I think it looks perfect on you! As someone who also did not grow up with Halloween, I love orange as much as you do.  The color is perfect for you, IMHO. Also, the sheerness of it does not bother me at all, and I think it would be an advantage in the summer, because the fabric is so light and breezy.  Are the sleeves scrunchable?

    ETA: I just realized that I also bought an orange sleeveless silk top a couple of days ago.  Now if only it would get warm enough to wear it!

  • Vildy replied 7 years ago

    I love it on you.  Not sure I see why it needs 2 extra buttons and must be buttoned all the way up - except for recent years' hipster influence? - but certainly I have had many nice blouses that had one special button at the very top.  I like it better than the sleeveless ones and you could, in the heat, loosely roll the sleeves up for that effortless look.

  • jenanded replied 7 years ago

    i really like it as is Sveta...  v nice!

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