This was a perfect day for a walk, so I chose burgundy red velvet ankle straps with chunky heels that steady my gait, and add a pop of color to my layered leather outfit, This was late afternoon, and I had plans to go out to dinner with my family later.
The outfit is very comfortable because everything fits so well. I bought my skirt on eBay by entering my waist size + skirt, and bought the only two that I loved, and this was one of them. Bonus: it was only $8.00! My vest you have seen recently, paired with a pleated plaid skirt and floral tee. Now how different does it look today! Such a versatile piece, the leather vest, and I bought this at Bloomingdale children's a while back. My clutch was thifted for $3.00 and i hope to feature it with some other thrifted bags for a future post.
By late afternoon, most of the street was in the shade, so I added a cream leather jacket for warmth and to take with me to dinner. I have a black leather jacket too, but decided I wanted the contrast of black and cream, and lord help me, I am now thinking of oreos..
Looking back at these pics, I do like the two layers better than the three, because the black skirt and vest fit me so perfectly. The cream jacket is roomy, better with a heavier layer like a sweater, but I love where the pockets are. The skirt is Byrnes and Baker, the sunnies are Docle, and the velvet shoes are C.Label via Zulily.com I hope where ever you are you too are enjoying some glorious weather and some happy occasions!