There are a few fitting issues I noticed. Firstly, in my original post picture, I had pulled it down which eliminated some wrinkles. However, the dirty secret is that it likes to sit a bit higher than that.
This is the reality of my Renfrew:
So what do we have? Firstly, horizontal wrinkles around the stomach- my diagnosis, too much length. I think I shall take out a centimetre or two from here.
Next up, slightly more troubling wrinkles- See the horizontal strain lines around the neckline? They are also present across the shoulders:
So, my uneducated thoughts on this: It's too tight around the neckline and shoulder so perhaps I should have gone up a size! Perhaps based on my bust measurement (size 2), the pattern assumes I have a smaller frame and bigger bust. Yup, maybe my bust is too small for a pear shaped pattern. I get it, it's small! lol :) Either that or I just have wide shoulders?
The only problem is I also tampered with the pattern by cutting off some of the neckband as per Lauren's advice. I shouldn't have done that- lesson learned, don't make alterations to the first test of a garment. So perhaps the smaller neckband is causing these issues? Aw, shucks, I don't know!
Oh shoot, almost forgot!
So, those are my thoughts- take out some length through the torso, maybe try a sway back adjustment and cut a size larger for the shoulders (probably). Any thoughts or insights guys? :)