My New Favorite Outfit: Chambray and a Utility Jacket

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Chambray and a Utility Jacket

 Last year I wanted a utility/military vest badly, but couldn't find one anywhere.  I finally stumbled onto one at JCP for $8. I nabbed it up, but it was a size to big.  I make it work, but really wanted one with cleaner lines....and one in my size.  I figured I'd find a replacement this fall, well, they seem to sell out as soon as they hit the selves or site.  I finally found one at Wet Seal of all places, but all they had left was large sizes on line.  I called a location near me and found one in my size. I really like the cut and lines on this, and decided to pair it with a few of my favorite things today: my chambray, pearls, perfect black pants and literally my favorite shoes of all time.

I wore this last weekend for errands, then a birthday party with Grant, then a Fall Bash at church.  It was the perfect comfortable and put-together look, one I'm sure I'll repeat......a lot.

Vest: West Seal same / similar
Pants: Target same
Necklace: Edith Marie Jewelry c/o similar
 Bracelets: chloe + isabel c/o same and Stella and Dot
Shoes: Aerosoles  same

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  1. I have a utility jacket, but it is camo. I am not sure I like it. It has hung in my closet for a year and I have never worn it. Would you style a camo jacket? I think I need a regular one too(: Great look today! Susan

  2. This kind of outfit is an early Fall formula for me. Love your new vest, slightly different than most utility ones I have seen. That bib pearl necklace is gorgeous, also.

    Happy Wednesday and Happy Halloween to you guys!

  3. Adorable! I love how your shoes and necklace look with this!

  4. Ohhhhh this outfit is perfect! I love the light chambray. I need to find me one like it! I bought those same pants per Inge's reccommendation and I love them! Only thing is- they stretch out like crazy during the day, so then they end up looking huge on me. Do you dry yours in the dryer? I didn't because I was scared they'd shrink.
    Also, I never noticed that your other vest didn't fit right, but I gotta say that the overall style of this one is way more you :)

  5. Cute, cute! I had a full-on utility jacket and got rid of it last year. Kind of kicking myself because they're back in now. Oh well!

  6. Love this vest and how you wore it. SO cute!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  7. One of those times when all the favorites together work to create the best favorite outfit of all time. Glad you have a utility vest! It's my favorite item of all time.

  8. swooning over that fabulous necklace

  9. I actually got my utility vest at Wet Seal too! I got the shorter studded one though. I am all about having an open mind when it comes to finding what I want in a piece of clothing :)
    You look great, and I love the idea of pairing a utility vest with chambray and pearls!

  10. Love this outfit! I love the pearls with the utility vest!

    Michaela || The Monogrammed Midwesterner

  11. I have been wearing the heck out of my utility vest this fall--it's the perfect addition to almost any outfit, no matter what the vibe! I've been pairing it with some of my summer maxi dresses, too- great transition piece!

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