Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Pink Shirt Day - The Jacket Instead

Thanks, everyone, for your comments and suggestions for yesterday's blue blouse! I am going to try a few of them for the next two outfits. And yes, Kara, you can have the blouse if I decide not to keep it. 

Today is the last vote for this pink velvet blazer:
My workplace did a "Pink Shirt Day" in support of anti-bullying, so this was the perfect outfit. Never heard of Pink Shirt Day? You need to read this inspiring story (that's just a bit of dust in my eye...look away!).

Today, in addition to my pink velvet jacket, I also wore this fuscia pink blouse, which I wore twice in the April 2012 capsule (recap here). I'd actually planned this outfit last week with a similar brown satin blouse, but when I remembered Pink Shirt Day, I swapped it for the brighter pink.
The skirt is my Club Monaco leopard that I wore three times in the June 2012 all neutral capsule (recap here). I've had a few leopard skirt over the years and I just love them.
The boots are my cherry red Miz Mooz - I'm a big fan of them. They are getting nice and soft. I last wore them a few weeks ago with the now-gone Halogen black leather skirt (3rd outfit here).

Ready for your final say on the blazer? I also wore it here and here.

Nougat London pink velvet blazer: Outfit #3
Nougat London pink velvet blazer: Outfit #3 free polls 

The stuff:
Double mink brooches! I also wore pearl stud earrings, but I forgot to take them off for this picture.

Jacket (Nougat London, consignment), blouse (Esprit, consignment), skirt (Club Monaco), boots (Miz Mooz), brooches (big one: consignment; little one: vintage, thrifted), earrings (Aldo Accessories).


  1. The little mink brooches are so sweet! I love them on top of the dusty pink jacket, and please keep it! Your new glasses look great too.
    Super sexy skirt and boots. I'm always jealous when I come over here, dang!

  2. Cute outfit, Sheila!
    Take a stand against bullying...Yay!

  3. Love the jacket - another keep vote from me! I like it with the bright shirt underneath.

    What a lovely cause to get behind too Sheila :)

  4. Hooray for anti-bulllying messages! I voted yes for the pink jacket - the color is wonderful and the fit is so vintage 40's, love that.

  5. *sigh* When I'm reincarnated, I know who I want to come back as...

  6. Pink Shirt Day is a neat cause - I'd never heard of that.

    I love the pink blazer, I think you really wear it well. And I really love your leopard print skirt!

  7. I love this whole outfit. Keep all of it!


  8. Wonderful combo of the paler pink, fuschia and LEOPARD!!! i need to steal that combo!! LOVE it!!

  9. Oh yes, liking the pink jacket very much with the rock chick leopard print and those fab boots!
    Like the Pink Shirt Day idea too. xxx

  10. I know when I'M reincarnated, I want to come back as your shoe collection. Seriously love those boots. I miss mine, though my knees are happier in my Fryes.


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