Friday, May 24, 2013

Leather Jackets: French Connection Shift Dress, Ankle Boots, Balenciaga Work | Grey Tank, Jeans, Studded Flats, Mulberry Alexa

Here's what I wore to work on Thursday:
balenciaga rouille work bag classic hardware fcuk houndstooth dress leather jacket

markus lupfer printed leather jacket french connection houndstooth shift dress asos aggie ankle boots balenciaga rouile work

JacketAsos Black by Markus Lupfer printed leather jacket
DressFrench Connection 'Kay' houndstooth shift dress
ShoesAsos Aggie leather western ankle boots in black
Bracelets: the usual plus studded and chain link Oroton leather bracelets
BagBalenciaga classic work in 2006 Rouille


Pretty much wearing the exact same outfit as the last time I wore this dress, only with a leather jacket this time. It just works so well with boots and a Balenciaga, haha. A nice easy outfit so you can see why I've repeated it. The photos don't show the detail the best, so as requested on my last post, I took a close up of the print on the jacket on instagram.


Last worn: printed leather jacket, French Connection dress, Asos ankle boots, Balenciaga rouille work.


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Here's what I wore to work for casual Friday today:
mulberry alexa foggy grey wittner santa fe cobalt blue leather jacket jeans edenborough eveans cuff

wittner cobalt blue leather jacket skinny jeans studded mbmj mouse flats mulberry alexa bag

Jacket: Wittner Santa Fe cobalt blue leather jacket (New purchase)
Top: Cotton On 'eternity' tank in charcoal marle
Jeans: Sass and Bide strayed misfits skinny jeans
ShoesMarc by Marc Jacobs studded mouse flats in grey
Bracelets: the usual plus Lovisa 'Collette by Collette Dinnigan' twisted bow charm and heart charm silver bracelets and Edenborough Evans 'Ivy' silver cuff
BagMulberry regular size Alexa bag in foggy grey


Only found out that Wittner made leather jackets when this beautiful blue was one posted on their instagram a while ago. I kept thinking about it and eventually ordered it, along with the leather jacket from Asos above. I usually have a difficult time finding nice leather jackets so I thought if I get two, I might get lucky with one of them and could return the one that didn't work. Of course I kept them both. The colour and leather on this jacket are amazing. Bags are my go-to splurge items, but I made an exception in this case. I'm so pleased with it! :)

Unfortunately, today we had a really important meeting this afternoon, I had forgotten about. Since we were asked to dress more formally than the usual casual Friday wear, my friend and I popped out at lunchtime to shop so I could get a jumper to cover up my bare shoulders with! :)


Last worn: grey marle tank, Sass and Bide jeans, studded shoes, Mulberry Alexa. It's the first time I've worn the jacket as it's a new purchase.


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19 comments:

  1. love the leather jacket! you look great!

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  2. I love the electric blue suede jacket! You and I dress very similarly lol semi casual workwear :)

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    1. hehe yup! I like that we get to be a bit more creative with our business casual workplaces! :)

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  3. Love you in a dress! That Thursday look is just fab! Also adore the blue jacket :)

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  4. When you repeat, that's when you know you love something very much. Glad you kept both jackets Mica! They look great on you. Love that blue one. The color is gorgeous.
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    1. Thanks Kim! I do love the dress and boots combo so much! :)

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  5. Oh wow, both your jackets in these outfits are so great! Good thing you kept them - that blue one is just stunning <3
    Also, thanks for the kind comment :)

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  6. I love the cobalt blue leather jacket! such a great colour xx

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  7. Fabulous post! I love it:) I'm definitely thinking that your blog is always more cute!
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  8. Loving the Mulberry Alexa! Such a great colour on you. Also adoring the flash of cobalt blue - such a fresh take on a classic outfit!

    <3 Mandy xx
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  9. Houndstooth is one of my favourite all time prints so I love the dress. I have always wondered about the leather jackets they sell in Wittner. I didn't know they came in such a fabulous colour either.

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    1. I didn't even know Wittner sold leather jackets until I saw this one posted on their instagram, haha! Took me a while to take the plunge and buy it, as it is a bit exy!

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  10. love the two jackets - remember you instagramming these - yeah it's so hard to find a good one and i'm glad you've managed to :) the colour of the wittner one is gorgeous, really beautiful blue, had no idea they did jackets either so i'll have to pop into their stores when i'm in the city next :)

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    1. Hope you get to check out their jackets in store! They have a bunch of nice ones on the website :)

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  11. This is such an amazing leather jacket - it will immediately brighten any look.

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  12. Thank you all for your lovely comments :)

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