@LA Guy would you mind posting a pic of how they fit sized up?
I like the look you're going for, but when I've tried myself to size up in raw denim, inevitably, I end up with something that's too large in the waist.
I happen to agree that the website is an underwhelming introduction to the brand. The values that you focus on in your clothes aren't reflected in the website.
As an example of a website that (I think) is trying to attract a similar audience, check out NMWA.
Schneider alpaca-blend shawl collar cardigan. Beautiful grey color: interwoven shades of grey wool create a subtle gradient. Fabric, as always with Schneider, is top-notch; incredibly soft, not all itchy.
Tagged size 5. P2P: 21 Back length: 26
Excellent condition - no obvious signs of wear.
Drop to $155 shipped CONUS.