Tuesday, July 26, 2011


I really wanted to wear this vintage velvet jacket that I picked up in Edmonton but it is just too damn hot here in New Haven so I opted to split the difference and snap some outfit shots indoors before losing the jacket and hitting the streets.

blouse: Gap / jacket: Decadence / shoes: Tory Burch / jeans: Express / necklace: Laila Rowe

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Sandy Joe said...

I'm in the George Costanza school of thought in regards to velvet - "I would drape myself in velvet, if it were socially acceptable" Gorgeous! It's too bad it's too hot for the luxurious fabric.

x The Pretty Secrets

Rebecca said...

I think the jacket is awesome looking, and it will be great for colder weather.

Closet Fashionista said...

LOVE that jacket! It's going ot be so perfect for fall! :D

Jessica said...

You have some of the prettiest clothes! I love that jacket too, but it is definitely too hot here for a jacket too.

Anonymous said...

I love it! It would definitely be too hot here right now for any kind of jacket, but soon it'll be perfect :)

Eleanor at Mirror Of My World said...

love the outfit necklace and shoes xxxx

{The Perfect Palette} said...

this is such a great look! I love your little fats. And I think you've inspired me to cut my hair! It's a little longish lately and I'd love to cut it to about your length!

xoxo, chrissy
The Perfect Palette

Alexa said...

Oh I adore your shoes! Great outfit!

Bonnie said...

I can't even think about wearing velvet right now because it is WAY too damn hot outside, but this is super friggin' cute. I love it. So very much. :)

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Michelle said...

Love your flats!

Unknown said...

Velvet is perfect for the Canadian colds and I really love the purple blouse on you! Also great bookcase, I need to get one right now all my books are in a huge pile on my desk!

BonBon Rose Girls Kristin said...

J'adore velvet. Living in Tampa keeps me from wearing it much. Boo!

Notes She Wrote said...

it's too hot here for velvet too :(
I especially love the flats and necklace!
you look great! :)

Notes She Wrote

welldressedmaker said...

That top is gorgeous! I really love the sleeves. You totally rock that jacket! Doesn't it TOTALLY suck that you can't wear jackets in the humid, hot, gross summer?!? Why must summer exist?!

Anonymous said...

LOVE this look. Love the cameo, the jacket, the top and the flats!! xo

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StyleIDnet said...

Looks great .... yeah, even in summer. I have a crop velvet jacket that is like 15 yrs old and wear it in winter with Leather pants, its my fav winter outfit (will post it when we get to it). Velvet is the always 'classy' fabric. and the style of yours is beautiful.


Karliiiiita said...

the outfit looks great.
plus I'm loving the vintage look necklace:)

much love♥

Yajaira said...

cute shoes
loving the necklace


stylenuggets said...

Classic piece. It'll look fab in winter too. Loved the lookbooks from the previous post. That River Island tunic - I want it badly!

Veronica said...

love that jacket!! I have a black velvet blazer that I cant wait to wear in the fall!


Ashley [Free Honey] said...

The velvet jacket looks perfect with this blouse, it all makes for such a romantic look!

xo, Ashley

Emma said...

You look Gorgeous in these pics! I LOVE your hair at this longer length. Those shoes are Awesome! I have been wanting a pair of Tory flats but wondered if they are true to size?

LyddieGal said...

that is such a pretty jacket, i'm sure it will definitely be worth it's weight come fall!

Chic on the Cheap

Jessica Weingarten said...

That jacket is such a great fine - the tailoring and fit are exquisite!

Also, those shoes are pretty darn fierce.


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BEAUTYEDITER.COM – Beauty Blog said...

i bought my mom that sort of shoes and she loved it so so much

Oh to Be a Muse said...

love those TB shoes. every time i see your bookshelf i just want to have one just like it!