Truly Madly Deeply

h-20What’s an item in your closet that adds an instant speck of coolness to your outfit? A drapey black coat? A pair of figure-flattering skinny jeans? Or perhaps a statement sweater with charming take on an iconic logo (if a Féline Meow or Ballinciaga shirt ever came across your glossy finds). v-40 2h-3v-38-2

Whether your ideal look is inspired by minimalistic Swedish influences or saturated with clashing patterns, there’s always that ONE item adding an extra pep to your outfit no matter what styles you favor. And for somebody that dilly-dallies between monochromatic and color-blocking separates, striped midi skirts to pink leather skinnies, I love pieces that seamlessly transcend beyond the limit of trends. Of course there needs to be no shortage of pairing options! So was my thought when I came across this Charcoal Aubrey Jacket from Mad Style when I stopped by the boutique on Division street. It was love at first sight! I was immediately sold by how chic and versatile it is from drapey waterfall design to the accent zippers to the pleather sleeves. Need I say more?h-25h-5v-6h-11

Nonetheless a timeless addition to my wardrobe, there are so many ways to wrap up in style and ward off the winter chills in this edgy number! Channel that retro vibe with slouchy T’s and 70’s denims for your creative gig, or settle for a subtle look with silk button-downs and slacks for more conservative setting. And when the minute hand passes 5:00 PM, swap into more sultry alternatives like mini skirts and over-the-knee boots for a night on the town. To kick it up a notch, I paired the jacket alongside red jeans with ruffle accents (on sale 30% off!) and a chained envelope clutch also from Mad Style. The end result? An edgy rocker-chic look that transcends from day to night with no need for a moto jacket !v-25 2h-15v-35v-11What’s your street style staple that cameleon ifself into different looks –sophisticated, preppy, normcore, or avant-garde if you may? 🙂

Xo~ Lena

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Jacket: Mad Style// Top: Banana Republic// Pants: Joe’s Jeans// Shoes: Vince Camuto// Bag: MadStyle//

In collaboration with Mad Style; thoughts and opinions are my own

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132 thoughts on “Truly Madly Deeply

  1. The ruching detail on your pants is so unique – they really stand out! I love the large zipper detail on the side of the side of the jacket as well. XO-Danielle


  2. I am loving that jacket! Sophisticated with and edge. I’d have to say that the one piece in my wardrobe that adds that instant look of coolness has to be my black leather jacket – you can’t go wrong with it! It adds slickness to any outfit. Great post, I love your writing!

    Kaylyn Nicole


  3. Another great outfit Lena! Amazing photos as always and that jacket is to die for I love it! Have a lovely weekend my dear! Ting xoxo


  4. I love that jacket!! The classic tweed is perfect when paired with the leather sleeves-feminine, yet edgy! It’s relaxed yet also dressy. I love everything in this post but especially the jacket 🙂


  5. This is why I love reading your blog! You write so well that it makes me feel like I’m reading a fashion magazine! And you always give me great ideas, I have a similar pair of pants and haven’t worn them in a while, but now I’ve got some inspo thanks to you! xx


    • Hi Naeun! Thanks for stopping by I’m glad you find my posts insightful! Thank you for the encouragement dear 🙂 And these pants are really fun especially with the grim weather we’ve been having lately adding red to an outfit sure makes it pop! Have a great one love!


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