Lovin’ the Leather everywhere on the Spring Runway. It’s the perfect fabric for winter, so you don’t have to wait for this trend to come into season. Layer and Funk up your look with these great leather finds.
$50 & Below Funky Friday Leather
Gonna kick it off with this KILLER LEATHER TRENCH COAT! If this super slick trench fit me, it would not be on the market. I mean, there is no way to wear this and not be pretty sure you’re a spy.
This is an amazing, flawless vintage piece.
And of course, gotta add a few more belts! How better to mix up a look than with a fun, colorful pop full of vintage flare!
This belt fits right in with the Must have Monday: Bugging Out post about the Critters Trend.
I love this coat. Just like the leather one at the top, if it was my size, you wouldn’t be seeing it here. It is so soft, love the big collar, and the lining is beautiful. I think dressing up a pair of jeans with this would be a great modern twist on a classic look.
It looks and feels real, the lining is luxurious, but!….the label tells it all. It’s not marked Faux Fur, in fact it says clean by Fur Coat methods. The give away is actually the label: Mincara. In fact all Mincara, Intrique, Tissavel, Borgana, Glenoit and Grandella(commonly seen vintage labels) coats are faux, whether denoted on the label or not. Some vintage sellers don’t take the extra step to research, so the more you know, the better chance of getting a really great piece, faux or fur.
Real does not always mean better. Seriously, the Mincara coat above is awesome. Great vintage shape, feel, warmth, look, and beautifully lined. I have seen real pieces that are just falling apart with a much higher price tag. So if you are in the market for a fur, maybe faux is the way to go.
Just wanted to share with you a few great green and red necklaces that will add a bit of Christmas to your look,
without looking like an Old Navy ad.
All $50 & below, all on Etsy.
You seriously need to check out Nylon Sky. Awesome pieces for very affordable prices, and cheap international shipping!
Seriously! Thanks Karl, I can’t your clothes out of my head.
In honor of the beautiful collection I made a game for all you Chanel lovers out there.
Can you find 10 Karl Lagerfeld’s in this sprinkling of my favorites from Chanel’s Pre-Fall 2012 Collection?
He’s pretty sneaky, so if you need some help click here.
No winter vacay would be complete without the perfect sundress! This would be great belted, necklaced or sandaled up!
Unique floral print on bold blues make this super comfy sun dress stand out!
Wide straps, stretchy along the top and it has a side split in the skirt.
$24.99 Frequency Vintage
Super fun strapless 80s Sundress. Elastic top and waist, and flared skirt make this super comfortable
and easy to wear. Great for a tropical vacation!
$29.99 Frequency Vintage
Ummm, yeah, it’s cold. And how better to fight the chill then with great layering? So put away those Uggs and sweats and keep it chic with these great additions. All $50 and below.
WAIT! One more thing, something that has been driving me nuts. First, I have to say that I am often wrong and make bad style choices and mistakes which is just part of taking fashion risks. So you can choose to ignore me, obviously, but seriously ladies, leggings are not pants. I thought the fad would fade, but I saw way too much booty this weekend to think it is true. Big, small, short or tall, if you make the choice to wear leggings, make sure your top comes down below your cheeks (I know you think they aren’t see through but they are, I promise). If you want to show it off, wear a tight skinny jean, or shorts with tights, anything but uncovered booty with leggings.
One more time, let’s say it together: leggings aren’t pants!