*If you own our Black or White Renegade Tunic, this version has a slightly wider waist*
This piece is intended to be fitted over all curves of a body, so we don’t recommend sizing down - if you tend to wear our mediums, order the medium. The tunic has some stretch to it - the larger the size the more stretch there is. Some customers have been sizing up due to the tightness across the waist. We do not recommend that as it will make the sleeves and shoulders very large while only providing slightly more comfort in the waist while still being fitted across the waist as that's just how we've designed it. If you size up the waist drops down and the side slits start the opening even lower, which can make it even more fitted across your lower waist or belly; sizing upcan cause problems with this fit so be careful!
Lynsi is modeling the Production L. She has 39” Bust, 33” Waist, 45” Hips, and is 5’5 1/2”.
Angel is modeling the Production 4XL. She has a 55” Bust, 48” Waist, 68” Hips, and is 5’3”.
Dayna is modeling the Production M. She has a 38” Bust, 36.5” Waist, 44” Hips, and is 5’8”. Her usual size in our pieces is M, which still stretches to fit her perfectly while pregnant.
Alyssa is modeling the Sample M. She has a 37” Bust, 30” Waist, 40” Hips, and is 5’3.”
Devan is modeling the Sample Medium. She has a 40" Bust, 31" Waist, 42" Hip, and is 5'8".
Depending on the style you can go down or up based on your own personal preference for fit and look. Different body shapes may also fit better in a different size. Our pieces tend to have very nice stretch.
If you're unsure of what to size off of, the chest for tops/dresses tends to be the most important measurement to check as our pieces have such a good stretch that even if you're more rectangular shaped with a waist nearly matching your bust, the waist of the garment will very likely stretch to fit!
Also the larger a garment gets the more it can stretch as it has even more spandex in it! So smaller sizes can stretch 3-5" while larger sizes can stretch 5-10".
Are you Petite? You likely will want to size down in spandex dresses and tops as they're so stretchy. So if our models with similar measurements to you but tall are wearing a given size you may prefer to go down one size in spandex. Knitwear cardigans and tops may be similar but if something says it has less stretch than our usual knits we wouldn't recommend sizing down. And of course additional hemming may be necessary for things with skirts.
Are you Tall? We don't recommend sizing down as the garments will be shorter on you. We wouldn't recommend sizing up as the shoulders and body may be too large for you. We recommend ordering the size comparable models are wearing.
When we have combined sized styles it means you should still buy the size intended for your measurements. However combined sizes tend to be oversized so you can go down if you'd like a less oversized fit. (It's best to only go down if you are the smaller of the two combined sizes, if you're the second size in a combo size you may hate the tighter fit)
Care: Nearly everything we make is recommended to be hand washed on cold water and dried flat.
For BEST care: Dry Clean if you have a cleaners you like and trust.
We personally throw almost everything in the wash (often with color catcher sheets) inside out on cold; then we drape over our chairs or on a drying rack to let it all dry. This is the best way to care for most RTW Apparel.
Stretch Vinyl: Spot cleaned and sprayed with vodka if you don't want to dry clean yet (Vinyl doesn't do well around ANY kind of heat)
Spandex/Ponte de Roma: Cold Wash, hang or dry flat (hanging to dry can cause it to stretch out). We also recommend color catching sheets when washing Spandex or Ponte as color in the fabric can be shed over many washes.
Velvet: We've turned our velvet pieces inside out and washed them in delicate wash on cold and in garment bags, then laid the piece across our bed to dry. Velvet hates heat so never put in the dryer. We've been fine steaming velvet with a hand steamer. Best care is to dry clean.
Snagged or Pulled a knit piece? Get a Snag Repair Tool, which you can buy on Amazon or in your local sewing shop. This repair tool is easy to use, but there's a great tutorial video if you want help!
Storage: Sweaters should be stored folded, never stored hung up as it can stretch and warp them. Spandex and Ponte can be stored hung up but be aware they can also stretch over time if a heavy dress or skirt.
For In Stock Items we take 3-7 days to ship.
If you live in Los Angeles we offer pickups at The Perky Nerd that are dropped by Fridays of every week, just add the 'Pickup' listing to an order you'd like dropped at TPN!
All discounted stock purchases are FINAL SALE - no returns/exchanges. Returns of full price and preorder apparel are to store credit (never expires). Shipping is non-refundable. We do not allow any cancellations.