Style Me STL: Leather

We’re back!  Fellow St. Louis fashion bloggers—Lorena of Garnets & SapphiresJulia of Oh, Julia Ann, and Rachael of Style Every Day—and I have linked up to showcase another trend.  Today, we’re tackling what the The New York Times calls the super trend for fall—leather (real and faux).  Be sure to swing by their blogs for details on their looks.

This will be the first year that I’ve experimented with a leather trend.  You saw my black dress with faux leather raglan sleeves and my pencil skirt with faux leather trim.  As a leather newbie, I’m embracing the trend gingerly, opting to purchase items with subtle leather details.

My latest find is a classic, olive green, military-inspired jacket.  The faux-leather detail at the shoulder makes this already hip jacket just a bit hipper.  In today’s look, the jacket is layered over a white camisole and worn with skinny jeans.  Chunky gold jewelry, leopard wedges, and a yellow ostrich embossed bag complete the outfit.

I’m also linking with Mix and Match Fashion for the Summer Style challenge today.

Grand entrance, Tower Grove Park, St. Louis, MO

Jacket—Kohl’s
Camisole—Old Navy
Jeans—Gap Outlet | similar
Shoes—Ivanka Trump
Bag—Kate Spade
Earrings—Kate Spade via TJ Maxx | similarsimilar
Necklace—Vince Camuto via TJ Maxx | similarsimilar
Bracelets—J.Crew | similar, Bansri via Hautelook, Amrita Singh via Beyond the Rack
Watch—Michael Kors via Nordstrom Rack
Sunglasses—DVF via Marshalls | similar

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14 Comments

  1. August 22, 2013 / 12:38 pm

    Love the jacket but when I clicked on the link grey was not an option to purchase. Did you buy yours recently or could it be in store only?

    • August 22, 2013 / 12:48 pm

      Thanks! I did purchase mine in-store, but the jacket is available online. The Kohl's site has a weird setup. You must first select a color then size before clicking "add to bag" or the site gives an error message. The "add to bag" option is over on the far right too. Is that what happened when you tried? Let me know.

    • August 22, 2013 / 12:48 pm

      Thanks, Tara! I appreciate you hosting your weekly linkup too!

  2. August 22, 2013 / 1:15 pm

    Absolutely love the jacket! You look great!!

  3. August 22, 2013 / 1:17 pm

    It's still hotter than a pistol here but I love that jacket! Just happen to have $10 Kohl's cash too. 🙂

  4. August 22, 2013 / 9:35 pm

    I agree, a little leather detail goes a long way, but i'm most smitten with your beautiful leather bag! (and that gorgeous garden you are in!)