A Wardrobe Staple | The Black Jacket

To me, although I’ve never really had a black jacket, it’s definitely a wardrobe staple. I mean I’ve had leather jackets and all that, but to me, a black jacket is just timeless, but then so is a leather jacket . . but this isn’t a post about a leather jacket!

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I got this piece from Jigsaw and specifically chose this one as it’s more me, as black jacket’s go. I love the relaxed tailoring and loose fabric, I don’t think I’m for ready super sharp tailoring just yet though I am obsessed with Jigsaw’s tailoring section!

I didn’t know how to style it when I first got it, I’m so used to more relaxed pieces that wearing a black jacket, though a wardrobe staple as discussed, seemed foreign to me. I love it with just the jeans and heels, it’s the perfect smart casual look and I’ll be styling it in plenty of different ways soon so keep an eye out!

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I’m loving mixing in more tailored pieces with my wardrobe, I feel like they’re timeless pieces that instantly make a piece look smart and pulled together. As my style develops I’m starting to realise the importance of investing in a few higher priced pieces that mix in well with some of my favourite high street pieces! See what I mean in my previous post about how jackets make anything look smart!

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These Public Desire heels are honestly uh-mazing. I’ve been lusting after these Topshop ones for a while so when PD brought out their own more affordable pair it was pretty much a no brainer. Just take a moment to appreciate the cuffs on those jeans. . . they deserve it.

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A Wardrobe Staple – The Jacket Edit

Click and scroll to shop my fave tailored jackets – I couldn’t stick to black because there’s so many amazing pastel and white ones!!

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*Jacket : Jigsaw
T-shirt : H&M OLD – Similar here
Jeans : Asos
*Heels : Public Desire
Bag : Zara – Cheaper alternative
*Watch : Klarf

All photography by Kirk Schwarz – Instagram Website

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16 Comments

  1. 11th May 2016 / 10:23 am

    Yup, yup, yup. This whole outfit gives me all the excited feels because this is EXACTLY something I’d wear. I really want that bag too!
    Bee | QueenBeady.com

    • 16th May 2016 / 7:48 pm

      Get the cheaper mango one if you’re umming and ahing! my friends got it and she loves it!

  2. Robyn Taylor
    11th May 2016 / 10:36 am

    LOVE this look, as always girl!

    Robyn / Phases Of Robyn

  3. Sheridan Grady
    11th May 2016 / 10:51 am

    You look fab girl!! I love those shoes and this jacket is definitely a great wardrobe addition! xx

    • 16th May 2016 / 7:47 pm

      Thanks lovely! I know I cannot stop with the jigsaw jackets!

    • 16th May 2016 / 7:45 pm

      Ah thanks so much lovely! You’re too kind to me! And speak for yourself!

  4. The Sunday Mode
    15th May 2016 / 4:15 am

    I absolutely love this look although now I’m really feeling like I need a nice black jacket in my wardrobe. I feel like they just pill everything together so well, yours is gorgeous!

    http://www.thesundaymode.blogspot.com.au

    • 16th May 2016 / 7:42 pm

      You do! This one is honestly the nicest jacket!

  5. Amber
    16th May 2016 / 12:56 am

    Can you tell me how the jeans fit?

    • 16th May 2016 / 7:40 pm

      They fit really nicely!!! If you’re between sizes as I am I would recommend to go down a size and they’ve got a lot of stretch in them and super comfy!

  6. 7th June 2016 / 7:07 pm

    Loving everything about this look! I really need a pair of mirrored sunnies.

    -Mel
    goldrusssh.blogspot.com

    • 18th June 2016 / 8:40 pm

      Aren’t they beautiful? I feel like they make every outfit look amazing – the perfect fishing touch!

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