Monday, July 12, 2010

Navy Blazer with Gold Buttons

Navy Blazer with Gold Button
Not like I need these pictures to reaffirm what I've loved for a long time. As a kid, I would pester my dad to wear "that jacket with the gold buttons."

Now onto a good (half off!!) sale buy. Theory was able to track down a Blinn blazer in my size and they didn't even charge me shipping or tax. I find Theory has the best sale price, better than Saks and Barney's if anyone's interested. I haven't been able to wear the blazer casually since it's just been too hot, so a professional look:
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Theory Blinn blazer, Zara blouse, vtg scarf,
Express trousers (6 yrs strong), 9w boots



mood board images via facehunter, the sartorialist, cafe mode, olsen fan,
kate moss fan, jak & jil, wire image, style.com (runway: dolce & gabbana ss2005)

17 comments:

  1. Love the open collar and cravat under the ultra femme cut of the blazer and slacks. This is the way to do menswear.
    xo

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  2. Theory does have great sales - the trick is finding the right size. Congrats on your score!

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  3. hooray for theory! you know i'm a fan, too. i didn't know their shops had better sales than the dept stores. i used to buy my theory from bloomingdale's (aventura)...they had awesome sale racks in july, loaded with my size. i would spend hours! but now i know: theory is the place to head for the sales.

    this is a classic jacket that every professional wardrobe should have. yours adds just the right touch of chic, and can be worn with so many things. i'd love to see you do a jeans look with striped shirt perhaps, and boots. but in winter, of course...no sense sweltering in this heat any more than necessary!

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  4. Love that collage, and seeing your inspiration/background on an outfit!

    xx
    AZD
    www.xAZDdesign.com

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  5. I had a "wow" moment when I saw your picture. And I love the little layers you've added to your look without overpowering the "wow" of the jacket.

    The fact that it's a good buy plus awesome service is the sort of heartwarming perk I treasure! Can't wait to see how else you rock this jacket.

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  6. classic and chic, but the double pockets make it modern as well. i love love love this blazer!! the cut is fabulous.

    X

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  7. The cut of the jacket is perfect for you!

    I have a double breasted Ports navy with gold buttons around here somewhere from back in the late 80s. If the shoulder pads aren't too big it may just work again. If I can find it I'll post it. Used to wear it with winter white wide culottes style trousers.

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  8. It looks great! I really do want to buy a double breasted blazer.

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  9. i'm not very good with words today, but your outfit is lovely!

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  10. nice selection of navy jacket!
    I love that one that you're wearing!!!
    xoxo
    St├ęphanie

    http://stephanieblogmode.blogspot.com

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  11. I kind of like that you waited so many years to get your blazer. It looks like I'll have to wait just as much though -- it's nearly impossible to find one that fits to a t.

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  12. It's perfect! I'm still searching for the perfect navy blazer with gold buttons.r

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  13. So so so0o0o chic! If I saw you walking down the street in that outfit I'd stop in my tracks! ;)

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  14. I really want one. Maybe in grey heather, but navy is so classic. Love the images with the flared jeans.

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