Jigsaw Linen Tee / Vintage Leather Skirt / Jigsaw Wool Fedora / Pamela Love Necklace
A vintage leather skirt and a white tee are a match made in monochrome, not to mention extremely affordable, heaven.
Anytime I walk into a vintage store I am all over that leather skirt section like a fat kid on cake. Usually you have to sift through a whole bunch of strangely fitting 80’s skirts. But when you do find something though, you can usually pick up a 100% leather, fully lined skirt for around $50-$70.
I found this perfectly fitting gem in a vintage store in Melbourne just off Brunswick street in May and I completely forgot I had it until recently. One of the hazards of having an almost all black wardrobe is that things manage to slip into the shadows.
On the up side, it makes grabbing things blindly and randomly in the mornings an extremely low risk activity.
Get the look
Outfit 1: Jigsaw Cropped Wide Leg Pants / H&M Jumper
Outfit 2: Jigsaw Wide Leg Culotte
Both pants available at selected Jigsaw Stores and now available online.
If you haven’t jumped on this train yet, I suggest you get on it fast. The Culotte or Cropped Pant trend, whatever the length, has been around long enough now for you to love it, hate it or be too scared to try it.
I love the feeling of wearing floaty skirts, but with this love, comes the very real fear of the dreaded ‘gust of wind undie flash’. All too often I’ve been stuck with a coffee in one hand, clutch in the other and no hand to shield my laundry day knickers from onlooking pedestrians, traffic and tradies, when I’m caught off guard by that windy jerk.
Culottes and Cropped Pants are like the airy, loose, floaty friend that I’ve been looking for. The friend that will shield me from all probing eyes, even on the most gusty of days.
If you love the look but are struggling to figure out what to wear with them, strap on a pair heels and this strange, alien pant turns into your best, most comfortable friend.
Culottes and Cropped Pants, because sometimes you need a little room to breathe.
BOOM. There’s your slogan.
Wednesday, otherwise known as hump day. The day that to some signifies the last half of the week and to others solidifies the fact that IT’S ONLY WEDNESDAY?!
For me, it’s a slow steady process before I truly cross the hump.
When I woke up today I was tired, grumpy and wanted nothing more than to pull my track pants on. As I stared blankly at my wardrobe, my eyes on my clothes but my mind firmly still on my sweats, I settled on the next best thing. My baggiest of baggy boyfriend jeans. There’s something amazingly comforting about being able to pull a pair of jeans on without undoing the fly. As I settled into baggy, unrestricted, denimy glory, I immediately began to see the glimmer of Friday afternoon in the distance, through my sleepy eyes.
There’s not many items of clothing that can be as comfortable as your pjs but still completely socially acceptable office attire. I threw on a loose t-shirt, an oversized long blazer and my most comfortable heels and I was out the door, ready and invigorated to take on the day.
And then I remember, It’s only WEDNESDAY…
As a little treat for all my readers, consider this Long Line Blazer your extreme, exclusive, way ahead of time preview of what is to come next AW15 from Jigsaw Australia.
It’s good, trust me.