|Wool herringbone choolboy blazer in watercolor blue: J.Crew, here|
Gray polka dot silk shell: J.Crew, 2008
Black tropical wool pants: The Limited Luxe line: 2010
Heels: Mojo Moxy, DSW
It was a perfect Monday for a cozy blazer and pants. I am loving the color and material of this wool herringbone blazer...it's still available, and the pink is now on sale too. If you're considering either color, I say go for it! (Especially if you are a cardholder and received the email with a 25% off promo code and free shipping...yay!) I'm wearing a 6 Tall in the blazer and I am 5'10"...so if you are on the tall side I definitely recommend ordering the tall version. The regular schoolboy blazers seem way shorter this year than in years past.
I think 2010 was about the last year that the Limited still offered pants in decent material. These are wool and fully lined...and I don't think any of their pants are wool OR lined anymore. This is the main reason why I stopped shopping at the Limited and other mid-level retailers...all of the material is now synthetic and the quality has dropped dramatically. Does anyone else see this? I remember buying silk blouses in the Limited years ago, now they are ALL polyester. No can do, folks. I'm willing to pay more for silk, wool, cotton and cashmere and just have fewer items in my closet. That is my main shopping philosophy. What about you?
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