For the most part, if there's an item in my closet that I haven't worn in a while, it's safe to say that it's destined for my donation pile. But this tuxedo-inspired jacket, which I scooped up at the Isabel Marant x H&M sale years ago, is one of those pieces that I reach for in phases. At times, blazers can feel too professional or stuffy for someone in a creative industry (and make me recall the terrible old lady suit I bought straight out of college), but then I'll shift and can't get enough of relaxed jeans with crisp outerwear and a ladylike pump. Needless to say, I've been pulling out this blazer with increased frequency and, despite any future ambivalence, it'll always have a place in my closet.
How to Tell Which Pieces You Should Save On (And Which Are Worth the Splurge)
If you've been reading for long enough, you'll remember my shopping series 'Crave or Save.' In it, I'd select a trend (an embellished sweatshirt, lucite clutch, statement necklace), and offer my favorite affordable and designer versions of it. As much as I still love the thrill ...read more