the statement jacket

May 9, 2014

cute and casual outfit, M Loves M
One of my favorite ways to dress up a simple t-shirt and jeans look is with a statement jacket, whether it's leather, tweed, or maybe a brightly colored blazer. It helps the look stand out a bit, yet you can get away with being nice and comfortable. There are a few pieces in this outfit that are favorites and you've already seen them a few times. We have this favorite plain white tee by one of the coolest Made in the US brands, Everlane, a pair of brown sandals with a fun metallic heel that are so easy to walk in, and the most comfortable jeans I own with a cool distressed look. Pair that with a fun navy and white jacket and I'm one happy {and comfortable!} girl!
jeans and a t-shirt
statement jacket
fossil purse
brown spring sandals, M Loves M
classic aviator sunglasses, M Loves M
jacket Greylin {and on sale right now!}, shirt Everlane {100% cotton and soo comfy!}, jeans James Jeans {also available at Shopbop}, shoes {here too!}, purse Fossil {ooh on sale here for under $100!} sunglasses Ray-Ban Classic Aviators, nail polish OPI A Good Man-Darin is Hard to Find {free shipping, no minimum!}

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This weekend is going to be an interesting one. Matthew is having his shoulder surgery today {keep us in your thoughts around 12:30pm} so we have nothing planned except rest and recovery. I'm hoping there aren't any complications but he will be in a stylish little sling for a few weeks. He's such a strong guy and I'm hoping I can be a just as strong nurse. If he's feeling well enough on Sunday we'll be celebrating Mother's Day with my mama. I hope you all have a great weekend!!

xox

25 comments:

  1. The tee is so cool and really good value for money as well... well fitted jeans and a little white tee...perfect..


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  2. Nice jacket!
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  3. I'll be praying for him. XOXO You look beautiful love the jacket.

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  4. You look so pretty! Great day time outfit! I like the jacket very much :)

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  5. Christina StormMay 9, 2014 at 5:02 AM

    LOVE that jacket! Looks perfect how you styled it!
    Have a great weekend! :)

    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

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  6. So much to love in this outfit - those sandals are absolutely perfect and I adore the pattern on your jacket! Praying all goes smoothly with Matthew's surgery & he has a quick recovery :)

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  7. Courtney ParkerMay 9, 2014 at 5:25 AM

    I agree layers definitely elevate a look! Adore your jacket!


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  8. I am loving the jeans and jacket combination! this outfit looks so chic and so comfy.

    love, arielle
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  9. I love the sandals!! great look!

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  10. Love that mint bag! And your effortless style... thank you for staying true to yourself

    Happy Medley

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  11. Also forgot to ask, which color bag are you wearing? It doesn't look like mint on the website picture

    Thanks

    Happy Medley

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  12. You look awesome! I love this outfit. You do look super comfy.

    Good luck to Matthew & you. Being a nurse can be tough. I remember the first time John was in the hospital I told my mom it was so much easier to be the patient than it was to be the worried spouse! Sending good thoughts & positive vibes your way!

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  13. Love how a simple statement piece can really take an easy outfit up a notch! I can't stop wearing my block heel sandals, so I just might have to get another pair :) Good luck to Matthew! Sending him healing vibes!


    xo
    Sam

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  14. Paige Cassandra FlammMay 9, 2014 at 10:12 AM

    The pattern of this jacket pairs perfectly with the mint bag! I totally love it!

    Paige

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  15. Been living in my jeans and tees lately and always feel so ho-hum wearing it about town...definitely a chic topper, especially for those chilly SoCal nights- fabulous mix love!

    xo-Julie

    Peace. Love. LOL!



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  16. Dosta RadnjanskaMay 10, 2014 at 12:40 PM

    Love the print on your jacket

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  17. I love this look -- chic and casual. Hope Matthew has a quick and smooth recovery!! xo

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  18. loving these heels! :)

    Ladies in Navy

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  19. great look!!!

    xoxo from rome

    K.

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  20. Love your jacket!


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  21. 5th &amp; MagnoliaMay 12, 2014 at 7:42 AM

    Loving this casual look, the cropped jacket is perfect with the white tee.

    xo - margaret
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  22. Love this look, H&M have a really similar jacket on sale at the moment...So pretty!

    Would love it if you could take a look at my blog and even follow!

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    Chloe xx

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