Friday, January 3, 2014

Casual Friday - Grey Brocade

Well, TGIF! Don't you just hate those mid-week stat holidays? Bring on the weekend!
Formal Friday! Boots, long skirt and a funky jacket (with a little velvet cami-top), that's the ticket.

I love this brocade jacket, but I almost never wear it. In fact, I haven't worn it since the February 2012 capsule (recap here). I wore it twice in that capsule: once with a purple skirt and once with a grey skirt. Before that, I'd only worn it just after I bought it (here, in November 2011).
What do you think? Keep? Or donate?
The skirt is one of my favourite denim pieces. I last wore it here (3rd outfit) in November, with my cream brocade jacket. This skirt just demands brocade.

The stuff:
My lovely Marc boots, and feather earrings. I last wore the boots here in October for my Monster Bash costume.

Jacket (Naughty), skirt (Optionelle, consignment), cami-top (Bianca Nygard, consignment), boots (Marc), earrings (local).

Happy weekend!

15 comments:

  1. Beautiful! I love the contrasting violet detailing on the front. I vote for keep. You love it, and it looks amazing on you.

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  2. Ugh, I thought today was Tuesday and went to the gym really late...they close early on Fridays! But it feels like a Tuesday.

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  3. That jacket is beautiful! I want to say keep, so that I can see it crop up again on your blog, haha! :)

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  4. Huh! I love the jacket, almost thought it was new. Maybe get it a couple more go-arounds to see if you'll wear it?

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  5. Ok - I am finally delurking to say that you simply must keep that gorgeous jacket. (I feel like such a creeper - I am guilty of following blogs and being too shy to comment...)

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  6. You are so talented at finding great pieces, Shelia. I adore this jacket...it is fabulous! Great work! For sure keep it!

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  7. I vote yes to the jacket! It really has personality, and you look fab.

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  8. It's a gorgeous jacket so I would keep it thuggish winter and see if I could wear it more

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  9. Ooo, you are slick!!! I love you take on CASUAL!!! Huzzah!
    Those BOOTS are divoon!!!
    I do like that jacket. It IS the kind of item you only wear rarely, but I suspect it's terribly useful to keep tucked away!
    Happy New Year, darling sexpot, to you and your loved ones, with extra schmooches to vizzini!
    XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX

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  10. Oh keep, keep! It's got that fabulous steampunk-y vibe you like so much, it fits really well, and you could use it to va-va-voom up all sorts of plainer skirts, I reckon. Love it! xxx

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  11. If you don't keep the jacket, send it to me! It's gorgeous! But I think you should keep it to wear with that same skirt and boots again. The silhouette is lovely!

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  12. LOL THUGGISH WINTER???? Sounds like a punk band. This is why I don't comment from my kindle-LOLOLOL

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  13. Uy, i like this jacket, but if you have only worn it 3 times in all of these years, maybe someone else can have it.
    However brocade is something i would hold on to. This is a tough one She!

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