Do you happen to have any suit jackets that:
1. still fit
2. look fresh, even if they are vintage
3. have coordinating skirts that no longer fit or appear worn
I have found that such jackets may be styled well with casual pants or jeans.
This pale lavender short jacket with a "fancy name label" is 100% wool. The cropped jacket has a wing collar, plain front and some interesting detail on the sleeves.
The parallel lines of top stitching on the cuffs add a designer feel, creating a unique design feature.
The wing collar rolls back accenting the jacket front void of buttons, pockets or trim of any kind.
My skinny jeans are a few years old, but I have found some similar for you to view
I've added a soft cotton scarf and white turtleneck to complete the look.
My dark brown leather boots are Anne Klein and purchased last year. The contrasting leather stitched trim intrigued me when I first saw them. I purchased them at Saks Off Fifth Avenue...... a great place to purchase shoes and boots. I found some similar for you to see.
I'm a firm believer in saving your clothes. Fashion repeats itself and I find that I can pull something from the back of my closet that may be 20 or 30 years old and find a way to style it today.
Short fitted jackets from the 90's to present time fit well into the styling of today.
I would stay away from large padded shoulders of the 80's, but have faith..... they will return sometime in the future!
Skinny jeans are here:
They all have a high rise which means they come up higher, closer to your natural waistline
Take a look at these beautiful boots at Off Saks Fifth Avenue
If you don't have any old suit jackets that fill the bill, take a stroll through your consignment, good will or vintage shops in your area.
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