May 16, 2023
I've kept an eye out for a blush pink denim jacket, so when I came across this one from AllSaints, I had to give it a try. I love how it is a mixed pink and black wash.
I wasn't actively looking for it, so I would not have seen it, had I not stopped in the AllSaints store recently and bought a pair of blush pink jeans on sale (along with a matching pullover and a non-matching pullover!). I've already worn the jeans and pink pullover together and the striped pullover (in Finds) with other bottoms. When I got home from that shopping trip, I looked online to see what else AllSaints had on sale, and I saw the jacket, in my size, and ordered it. I debated keeping it, because it felt a little small in the shoulders. But I couldn't find the next size up anywhere, so I held on to the jacket with the tags on.
Today I removed the tags and wore the jacket. It is fine with a light layer underneath.
Photo 1 is how I wore it today, to go out to breakfast. I was inspired by Jaime's EXTRA style idea and wore the necklace! It's a piece I really like but rarely wear. It felt right today with this tee.
Hay Denim Jacket (AllSaints), boyfriend jeans (Citizens of Humanity Emerson), graphic tee in cream with black, green, and beige abstract design (Madewell), cream loafers (27 Edit), sage cross body bag (Madewell Transport Camera Bag), light olive belt (Fossil), necklace with brass irregular-shaped beads on black cord, hammered brass half-loop earrings (Marjorie Baer).
Photo 2 is a variation, with the new Cole Haan sneakers, which I haven't worn out of the house yet. Trying to make sure they will work. And a Pendleton stripe bag with white and blush faux-croc trim (made by me).
Photos 3-4 show the matching jeans. I think as recently as last year, I wouldn't have worn these pieces together. But now I think I will.
I welcome your thoughts!
Posted in the What I Wore category
May 11, 2023
On my trip to return the sneakers I ordered from Madewell, I found a couple of things that followed me home. At Madewell, I tried on two pairs of jeans and a pair of shorts, and I bought the Perfect Vintage Wide-Legged Jean in tile white. (If anyone can create a Find, I'll add it.)
And I found a pair of sneakers at Nordstrom, the Cole Haan Topspin style in Roccia Pearly Snake. To my eye, the color has a little bit of mauve to it, so these fit the bill for sneakers with a blush pink element to them, for which I have been on the lookout. (I was interested in getting an update to my blush slip-on Mephisto sneakers that are getting kind of worn looking after several seasons.) Curiously I tried on this Cole Haan style in a different color a couple of years ago and the back edge bugged me. But they seem to work fine now. I'll wear them around the house for a while to be sure.
1) What I wore shopping. White Levis Icon jeans, navy and aqua print peplum-back blouse (made by me), gray waffle-weave cotton jacket (made by me), gray leopard print sneakers (Mephisto Yael), and metallic pewter crossbody bag (Kurt Geiger).
2) showing the new jeans and sneakers
3-5) new jeans and sneakers with a boxy asymmetric metallic top (made by me) to show more of the top of the jeans.
6) new sneakers with a mauve sporty A-line dress (Zella) that I bought at the end of the season last year and look forward to wearing this summer.
Any comments and suggestions are welcome!
Posted in the Shopping category