I'm a huge fan of suiting pieces, even though I have very few actual suits in my closet right now. Here's my shot at combining two tweeds to make their own pseudo-suit.
- Jacket - Dex, consignment; purchased yesterday here for $28.99
- Sweater - Gap, thrifted; last seen here (3rd outfit) for tea at the Abkhazi Gardens in April
- Skirt - J. Crew, thrifted; first worn here with more neon yellow in March
- Shoes - Bebe Effortless, Fluevog; last seen here in April with black leather pants
I was inspired by seeing a Chanel black tweed pouffy skirt in Turnabout yesterday (I really wanted it, but not for $500+!!), so played up this Chanel-inspired jacket with even more tweed.
I loved this jacket - like Vizzini, I attacked it with scissors, and trimmed all the extra-long threads. I shed a few threads throughout the day as well.
The jacket doesn't do up at all, so I just went with a plain white sweater underneath to ground it.
But up close, they are even better.
- Flower pin - Le Chateau
- Earrings - Aldo
Bigass flower, and bigass pearls. Nothing else needed!
This combo is yummy -- such great texture and color. Love it.ReplyDelete
Thanks so much, Cynthia! I really liked this outfit too.Delete
I was so not expecting the ruffles in the back, and you know how I feel about ruffles!!!ReplyDelete
This jacket is my replacement for the red roses jacket I sent you, Wendy! Glad you approve! I got your package today - THANK YOU!!Delete
That jacket is an absolute triumph on, the skirt and the bastard massive flower are fabulous with it. xxxReplyDelete
Thank you, Vix. Heh, I love the term "bastard massive".Delete
oh my! you look stunning! love the texture on that jacket!ReplyDelete
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What a happy marriage of tweeds! That jacket is even better on, and I'm swooning over those ruffles in the back. Love the massive flower corsage! I'm not sure I'd be very good at adhering to Coco Chanel's adage though, as I'm often thinking, now what can I add ;-) xxxReplyDelete
I know, normally, I'd be all over draping myself in chains and gewgaws! But this time, I went more minimalistic. I swoon over the ruffles too. Thank you, Ann!Delete
I love tweed! And I love your skirt!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much, Nancy!Delete
What a fun combo - the jacket and the skirt go so well together and the close up shows why! I love the floral accessory too! :) Very Chanel-esque!ReplyDelete
Thanks, Mica! I think the flower makes the outfit.Delete
Oh, nice! I love this look. I'd wear/steal it. :)ReplyDelete
It's a very classic femme look!Delete
I see you're already wearing the new tweed jacket. I wish I'd wear my newbies this fast.ReplyDelete
I love wearing my new stuff right away! That's the best part!Delete
Those tweeds look fab together.ReplyDelete
Thank you! I totally agree!Delete
woww, what a fabulous outfit!, love these tweeds working together, they look fantastic, like a perfect marriage!. And your accessorizing enhances them nicely!ReplyDelete
Thanks so much, Monica! I really liked this outfit. The flower makes it, in my opinion.Delete
Perfection in a package and that corsage is like the bow on top.ReplyDelete
Totally fabulous dahling! The tweed on tweed look works beautifully, especially with that huge flower brooch. Not sure about the pink shoes though, but I bet you've got the right shoes stashed away somewhere xReplyDelete
Thank you! I liked the pink shoes - the skirt has pink in it.Delete
I like the "surprise ruffles" on the back of the jacket!ReplyDelete
Me too! It really makes it more special.Delete