Ann Taylor trench dress

cut out shoulder urban outfitters sweater

A while back, I wore this amazing trench as a dress (see it here); I have to say, as much as I loved it buttoned up, I adore the way it looks open as a vest.  Such a fantastic layering piece! 

gold coach loafers

zara leather pants

Rather than pairing this sweater & vest with normal blue jeans, I decided to go with a pair of black leather-coated jeans.  I wear them all the time in the colder months & think they elevate a casual look in the perfect way.   Be prepared to see lots of outfits featuring my leather pants!

ann taylor trench dress
Trench: Ann Taylor | Sweater: Urban Outfitters (old) | Pants: Zara (similar) | Shoes: Coach | Sunglasses: Ray Ban | Jewelry: Marc by Marc Jacobs, House of Harlow, Nomination, Michael Kors, Scrabble Jewelry

Michelle Paige

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