Yeah, they'd be quite a bit different in cuts as h&m is more fashion forward, hence the shorter jacket length, while ben's stuff is more classic in its styling. So, at 5'5", you definitely should be ordering short for jacket length if you're not buying from the more trendy brands.
Yeah, I didn't get the impression that you were upset about not getting compliments, just looking to swap stories/info.Anyhoo, my collection consists of (all AE):Merlot Park AvesWalnut JeffersonsBlack Garners (single monk strap)Saddle Brown ParliamentsBrown KenilworthsMy Jeffersons easily get the most complimented; but they all have except for the Kenilworths, interestingly (but not surprisingly, I guess) enough.
Yeah, you're right. I had a brain fart on the name. I'd heard the same thing about the buttonhole machine being the only one in Vancouver as well but wasn't entirely certain. Just seemed a little odd to me.