October 8, 2010
Faux fur vests are all the rage right now it seems. If you are also interested in this look, check out the Lou Lou Faux Fur Vest by Wink. This one has a shawl collar, V-neck, two hook-and-eye closures, welt hip pockets, and a racer back. It is also lined with jersey.
October 7, 2010
If you want to be a bit different, try the Jodie Cape by Elie Tahari. After all, how many of your friends are wearing capes right now? There is a ribbed turtleneck, cable-knit yoke overlay, and rounded hem. Itis 100% merino wool.
September 23, 2010
Here is a fun and interesting take on a peacoat. The Sherlock Jacket by Nanette Lepore has a pleated waist and exaggerated rounded hem that makes it stand out from other coats. It is also double breasted with a fold-over collar, padded shoulders, five buttons and five button details at the front, an exposed zipper at the cuffs, and long sleeves. It is 100% wool, lined, and 32 inches long.
September 17, 2010
Add some sparkle to your outfit with the Glen Jacket by IRO. This sequined jacket has an exposed and asymmetrical zipper, on-seam hip pockets, princess seams, an overlay at the padded shoulders, and long sleeves. It is also lined.
September 10, 2010
Ruffles are everywhere this season, so why not wear them outside of your outfit too? The Belted Ruffle Coat by Rebecca Taylor has ruffle trim with unfinished edges at the collar and front, a self-belt waist tie, five hidden buttons down the front, welt hip pockets, a hidden button at the inverted back pleat, button-tab detail at the cuffs, and long sleeves. It is 36 inches long, lined, and the shell is made of viscose and wool.
August 24, 2010
We started noticing a bunch of corduroy jackets popping up in the past week. If you want to get in on this trend early, we like the The Corduroy Patch Blazer by Current/Elliott. This blazer has a notched collar, single button closure at the front, welt bust and hip pockets, contrast faux-suede elbow patches, and 3/4 length sleeves. It's a short 22 inches in length as well.
August 17, 2010
The Cord Victorian Riding Jacket by Free People will take any ordinary outfit and make it interesting and cool. This corduroy jacket has welt hip pockets, a stand-up collar, five buttons and five more button details at the front, layered ruffles with surged edges at the shirttail hem, ruched shoulders, three buttons at the cuffs, long sleeves, and jersey insets at the sides. It is 19 inches long and available in stone and midnight blue.
August 10, 2010
We love how girly yet tough the Equestrian Washed Denim Jacket by Juicy Couture is. This denim jacket has a stand-up collar, asymmetrical 5 button closure, belt detail with lace-up tie at the back, overlay at the shoulders, peplum at the hem, darting at the front and back, five buttons at the cuffs, and long sleeves. It is also short at 19 inches.
August 5, 2010
We feel this next item would be a fabulous addition to your wardrobe this fall. The Manderson Leather Jacket by BB Dakota is a reasonably priced leather jacket, as they come, and it has great features. There is detachable faux fur trim and snap details at the notched collar, bias zip closure and three zip pockets at the front, princess seams at the front and back, snap-tabs at the hem, zip gusset at the cuffs, and longsleeves. It is lined and the leather is wrinkled throughout.
August 4, 2010
The Abbe Sweater Jacket by Diane von Furstenberg can add elegance to your outfit. It is a double-breasted sweater with a fold-over collar, eight buttons at the front, button-flap hip pockets, a partially hidden self-belt waist tie, and a cape overlay at the ribbed long sleeves. It is 100% wool.