Wednesday, October 7, 2009

In My Future, I See Vintage Coats



I was feeling a little fancy today, so I decided to sport one of my favorite blouses, a new piece of costume jewelry, a vest...and a fake fur jacket. There are quite a few things that I don't like about fall and winter, but I always, always, always look forward to breaking out my vintage jackets and coats. While its hard to let go of long afternoons, warm breezes, and a life devoid of static cling, there's just something about a great coat (or lots:) that manages to get me excited for winter...not to mention the hats, scarves, gloves...etc...that go along with them.

Well, this fall and winter may be the most exciting yet, judging by the coats that I've collected over the past few months. I've had such luck and the little jacket in this post may have been the cherry on top (so far:). Its resembles nothing else in my closet or anything I've ever chosen to wear, but when I saw it on the rack at my local thrift store, I just knew. Unfortunately, there was no price tag attached and they will not sell an item without a tag. So I came back every day for two days and was lucky enough to find it there the second time I returned. Well, my heart skipped a beat and I felt pretty darn fancy today when I wore it for the first time.

(Please click on any of the pictures if you wish to enlarge them:)













Blouse: BCBG
Vest: J Crew (Sale)
Shorts: Forever 21
Fake Fur: Thrifted
Booties: Target
Necklace: Gift
Pin: Thrifted

14 comments:

  1. Hi there,

    Great set of photo's. Love the blouse,brooch and jacket ... so cool, the sunglasses are a gorgeous shape too.

    I love picture #2 its sassy and cool and really love #5 - you have to click on that one to fully appreciate it.

    lovely evening to you,
    xoxo

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  2. Oh I love that jacket soo much! The outfit is great, too. Very Zooey Deschanel and yet completely original and Kelley Anne!

    xoxo.

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  3. I love your fur coat. And I love your glasses, it suits your beautiful face.

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  4. It all sounds so fun to be prepping for each new season, I cannot wait to see what other coats you picked up recently :]

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  5. really cute outfit! love your vest!

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  6. Wow, amazing jacket, that's what I want for the fall, a lucky vintage find of a fur coat!

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  7. v. cute outfit. you must have been elated when you found it there WITH the tag. i haaaate waiting on things like that. it makes me a nervous wreck. (this suggests i might be a BIT obsessive about shopping. :/ oh well.) v. chic look.

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  8. Stunning coat! I've been craving faux fur this season too - a lot! I'd love to find a caplet or cropped coat such as this lovely piece before winter's chill sets in.

    You look gorgeous, sweetie, thank you for sharing your wonderful find with us!

    Big hugs,
    ♥ Jessica

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  9. amazing coat! I really love the all black outfit

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  10. Really love that thrifted coat and totally would pick one up if I could find one!

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  11. wonderful coat and i adore brochess i wear all the time, love your look

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  12. Great outfit dear Kelley! I love the new coat and the blouse and the photographs... such fun!! I'm so excited about busting out my scarfs and coats too. :)

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  13. I cannot believe that you thrifted the faux fur!!! It is absolutely stunning!

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  14. oooh awesome little capelet!!! i love those!

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