I ran in to Metrotown today to make a return (leg warmers) and they happened to have one Journey Jacket in a size 8 that was an internet return. I tried it on and LOVED it! So cute. Although when I do end up getting it I’m going to size up one because it is quite fitted. I use an 8 in Strides and find I have enough room but in the Journey the 8 felt snug. I don’t think you sacrifice structure by sizing up one and it wouldn’t look sloppy, you would just get some extra arm room and a tiny bit of length.