Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Edgy Boucle

First,only a few days left to enter to win a $100 gift card for Stitch Fix!

 

You see that snow?  I was not expecting it when I took my camera outside.  I might have changed my mind about what I wanted to shoot!  Luckily my new Parker blazer is adorable and warm.  I wasn't quite sure of it when the BF and I picked it up at Saks, but I've really fallen in love with all of the fun details. Today I paired it with my favorite coated skinnies from Club Monaco, but I've also worn it over an LBD and also paired with a grey pencil skirt.  It's so versatile!

I finished out today's look with my new favorite red Kate Spade heels (check out the square heel!), a super casual gap tank top (I have about ten of this same tank) and of course, five dollar jewelry from Madeline.


Jacket - Parker (Last season, this one is almost an exact match)
Tank - Gap
Jeans - Club Monaco
Heels - Kate Spade
Necklace - Madeline (in stores only)



I love these heels for three reasons...  1. They're so red!  2. They're surprisingly comfortable & 3. They put me well over six feet tall.  I love it when I'm super tall.


And here's a little B&W shot because I thought the jacket looked amazing in grey scale.  What are your thoughts on Black & White photos for fashion blogging?  I'm always a huge fan of contrasty B&W, but maybe it's a personal preference?

Linking up with...

Wednesday Style Connection
I Feel Pretty Linkup
Love Your Look Linkup
Style Sessions

11 comments:

  1. Fabulous outfit! I love how you made a traditional jacket look so hip and trendy! The tight fit of the T shirt balances the bulkier jacket. Because I'm over 50, I was always afraid of wearing a boucle jacket for fear of looking too grandmotherly, but the way styled it really would work for me! Thanks for sharing! And I LOVE those shoes! The square heel gives the lift without the discomfort. I could actually walk in them!

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  2. The photos look great with the snow, those pants look stunning on you! My thighs are way to chunky to pull something like those off!

    Corinne x
    www.skinnedcartree.com

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  3. I would wear this entire outfit head to toe. Love the jacket and shoes especially!
    On the Daily Express

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  4. Hey there Vicky! Totally great jacket & yes it looks lovely in grey scale as well! I like black and white photos, but then I am hesitant to put them on Patti Cake because I'm afraid it makes the overall appearance a little drab. But I myself love black and whites, especially if they are done well.

    -http://chelseypatti.blogspot.com

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  5. Love the color of your heels and the fun details on your jacket!

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  6. Hi again Vicky, came back to see your structured pieces and I agree they suit you perfectly! :) Love the jacket and the shiny pants but I still think you can pull any look you want off :) <3<3<3 Xo, Elif
    http://theboxqueen.com

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  7. This jacket is fabulous Vicky!! I love it paired with a tank! I am always searching for a great layering tank! So thanks! And the shoes - WOW~~ Susan

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  8. Loving this outfit, doll. The jacket can be made edgy (as you've styled here with those super cool coated skinnies) or classic with a pencil skirt. Great piece!

    -Ashley
    http://lestylorouge.com

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  9. So cute!! Love the jacket and those shoes are gorgeous! Kate Spade makes the BEST shoes!

    Nikki
    thefashionablewife.com

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  10. These are great photos and I love the outfit! Thanks for linking-up with Wednesday Style Connection!

    Jessica

    Afternoon Style

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  11. Love this outfit!! Your Kate Spade heels are stunning!! I'd look for any excuse to wear those as much as possible this season.

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