Monday, May 17, 2010

Soldiering on

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(vintage Chanel bag, American Apparel mini skirt, See by Chloe plaid top, TNA tee, Alex & Chloe sword necklace, F21 earrings, Kenneth Cole boots, Zara jacket)

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(Photos by Catharine Acurso)

I bought this green army jacket from Zara years ago, so I'm thrilled that military-inspired jackets are one of this season's must-have items. This jacket has always served as a versatile layering piece for me; I've thrown it on over floral frocks, skinny jeans and tees, even little cocktail numbers when I want to dress things down. But for a cool day in Los Angeles, there's no outfit more effortlessly comfortable than this jacket layered over soft cotton basics with a hint of red plaid.

15 comments:

puffie said...

ahh!! i've been eyeing a few chanel drawstring bangs on ebay for a months now! love yours!!

FormosanWonderboy said...

please design an outfit for me when i get back. thank you.

Anonymous said...

You should try doing just ONE post where you DON'T have to have at least one jumping photo...

Neekoh said...

Reason #93845739857 we should never throw out old clothes! Such a great investment :)
And the Chanel purse? Dude, I'm jealous of your find!

XX,
Neekoh

The Heart Of Fashion said...

The chanel bag is absolutely awesome!!

bonjourmademoisellle said...

heeey i was wondering if you would like to take part in a small project im doing?
basically im asking young bloggers from all over the world to take a photograph of there handbag and the contents and write a small paragraph about the contents and thereself. if you want to take part, just send me an email bonjourmademoiselleblog@live.co.uk

hope you'll take part :)

xo

Ashley said...

I *love* your Chanel bag, it is absolutely gorgeous! Beautiful pictures and outfit, as always!

-Ashley
http://breakfastatsaks.blogspot.com

Jennifer said...

Your bag is awesome && I dig your boots...are they comfortable?

xx
Jen

http://belledecouture.blogspot.com

p.s. I'm a new follower! Your blog is great! (:

Carly said...

Hey, nice blog. I really like your boots, they look great with your outfit.

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Cucu said...

Great blog! Following you :)

Ivanka said...

Amazing blog!!
I love your shoes!

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@parmie said...

LOVE the Chanel bag!

LaurenSchoon said...

This is such a cute outfit! I love the plaid shirt and those shoes!
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The Owl's Closet said...

love, love ur vintage chanel bag! also, loving the military jacket:) that was definitely a great investment! have a good weekend!

TheOwlsCloset.blogspot.com

Lovin' life said...

Love how you mixed the colors! Lovely necklace and plaid top!