Monday, November 27, 2017

Embroidered Faux Leather Burgundy Jacket And A New Blanket Scarf

Even though I already had a plethora of spring and fall jackets, when CJBanks had a huge sale on jackets recently, I decided to do some purging and updating of my outerwear.  There were a couple of jackets in my collection that were either outdated, worn in places, or just did not fit me comfortably anymore so I donated them...to my daughter.  I've since purchased three new ones, a grey corduroy jacket previously shown HERE, a black quilted jacket (not posted yet), and this embroidered faux leather jacket.  I got them all for less than $24.00 and as I write this post, this jacket is still on sale HERE.


 I styled my jacket with a new blanket scarf from Charlotte Russe.   I already had a blanket scarf with a lot of red tones (see that scarf HERE)  but I wanted one that was a tad smaller, and had burgundy/grey tones to go with my other jackets.  I purchased mine for $10.00 in-store but unfortunately I cannot find it on their website.


I love the embroidery on this jacket and the zipper pockets.  I can put my gloves inside and know they won't slip out!


Underneath the jacket I wore a simple charcoal heather turtleneck from Worthington and a long silver necklace for when the blanket scarf came off.  I also wore long black and silver drop earrings.


Here is the look of the jacket without the blanket scarf.  I carried a black and brown Liz Claiborne bag.  My pants are St. John's Bay Black Straight Leg Jeans.


I love how classy outerwear instantly dresses up a simple outfit.  During the fall/winter season, I mostly just run from car to building and don't stay anywhere indoors for very long, so most people only see my outerwear.  A variety of coats, cute scarves and boots is all I need to stay stylish during the colder months.


I always prefer to wear grey booties with black pants.  I bought these Blowfish Booties last year, but they have a similar style available at DSW.


My silver necklace came with a shirt I bought at JCPenney.  Don't you love it when shirts come with necklaces that can be used with other tops?



Have a Great Day!  Amy

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28 comments:

  1. This is the perfect Thanksgiving look! I love that pretty plaid mixed with the moto. SO good!! Hope you had a great holiday!

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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    1. Thanks Shauna! I did! Hope you did as well.

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  2. Wonderful jacket, Amy - it really does make the whole look special and rich. Thanks for linking up, xo

    -Patti
    http://notdeadyetstyle.com

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  3. What an incredible jacket for such a fabulous price. I always thought I was a deal finder, but you got me beat on this one!!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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    1. Thanks Jodie! I definitely shop around for the best price!

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  4. Oh that is such a pretty jacket! I love the burgundy and have been wanting one in that color.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

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  5. Such a classy looking jacket and for an amazing price. Love the wine colour, so unusual in this type of jacket. A real statement piece. Love that colour with grey and the silver jewellery. And we have practically identical scarves, what a small world we live in !!
    Hope you had a fantastic thanksgiving, hugs, x.

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    1. Thank you! I'll have to keep an eye out for your scarf and see if you post a picture!

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  6. Such a cute moto jacket! I love the cranberry shade and that scarf is perfect with it!

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  7. You look so warm and cozy! Love the jacket!

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    1. Thanks Laura! I was very warm and cozy!

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  8. What a great look Amy!
    Just my kind of look. :o)

    Thank you for linking up to #fakeituntilyoumakeit!
    Samantha
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  9. Pretty jacket Amy! Love the detail around the collar and of course, the burgundy shade. It looks wonderful with your scarf and what a deal!
    thanks for linking!
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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    1. Thanks Jessica! I had to buy this scarf once I had the jacket...I needed a scarf to go with it! :)

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  10. Lovely jacket and scarf! Thanks for linking up!

    Emma xxx
    www.style-splash.com

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  11. You look so good in burgundy! I absolutely love the way your jacket looks with the blanket scarf (which btw looks super comfy). This is definitely an outfit that I would wear this season. Thank you for linking up this week!

    ~xo Sheree
    PoshClassyMom.com

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    1. Thanks Sheree, it is a super comfy scarf. A little less bulky than most blanket scarves.

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  12. You look stunning in that jacket. Great find and great styling. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style

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  13. Love the plaid scarf and burgundy leather combo, great combination of two different pieces for a really chic look!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

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  14. That burgundy jacket is beautiful and I love how you styled it!!

    I would love for you to join our linkup on Monday!

    -Adriele
    StyleAssisted.com

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