The Vest

Hello darlings, I’d like to officially introduce you to one of the more over the top items in my closet. Vest, meet my darling readers. This was one of the items that I scooped up the last time I was in New York and I’ve been waiting to debut it here on WestmountFashionista since it first came home in Milly’s signature pink and gold shopping bag. It’s so delightfully over the top and makes me feel a tiny bit like Rachel Zoe. Ok, forget tiny bit…actually it’s a whole lot of Zoe. Darling Fiance HATES the vest, possibly even more then he hates the gray booties. Nonetheless, I positively adore it and find it to be a wonderful statement piece. When wearing an item like this, I recommend that you keep the rest of the outfit basic to maximize the impact of the piece and to keep your look from appearing too overdone or busy. What are some of your favorite statement pieces darlings?

Vest: Milly

Leggings: American Apparel

Turtleneck: American Apparel

Boots: Bebe

Clutch H&M

Ring: Kenneth Jay Lane

[box type=”info”] From Darling Fiancé: “A great statement piece…” So let’s think about just what “statement” this piece is making… “I skinned a polar bear!” Or, “Shot this myself!” Or, “Yes, it is real yeti!”

But perhaps the best statement of all came from the Canada Border Services agent when Jess brought this thing back from the States: “You’re willingly wearing that?”[/box]

17 Comments

  1. Wendy

    April 12, 2012 at 8:23 am

    Love Love Love the look! Positively smashing! Only you could carry it off!!

    1. jessica

      May 3, 2012 at 10:08 pm

      thank you!

  2. Daniella

    April 12, 2012 at 10:41 am

    Holy Crap i am in LOVE with that vest sweetie!!!! Its amazing and i want it! 😀 Love how you styled it 🙂

    Take care,Daniella xox

    1. jessica

      May 3, 2012 at 10:09 pm

      I would LOVE to see how you would style this!

  3. Olivia

    April 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    LOVE that vest ! WOW!

    1. jessica

      May 3, 2012 at 10:09 pm

      thanks so much olivia!

  4. maria

    April 12, 2012 at 8:51 pm

    Amazing blog, look and pics!!
    kisses from Spain.

    http://mynameismariablog.blogspot.com.es/

    1. jessica

      May 3, 2012 at 10:11 pm

      thanks so much maria, you have a fabulous blog and look as well!

  5. Christine Elizabeth

    April 13, 2012 at 10:28 am

    the runway Elsa fur vest!!! I have the same!

    1. jessica

      May 3, 2012 at 10:11 pm

      isn’t it amazing?! i bet you look fabulous in it!

  6. Gayle

    April 16, 2012 at 1:54 pm

    Oh little cuz, stylin’!!!!! Thumbs up from the isle i call home!

    1. jessica

      May 3, 2012 at 10:14 pm

      thanks gayle!

  7. life is a shoe

    July 17, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    you look so chic! I really love it ad love the way you styled it!

    1. jessica

      July 17, 2012 at 7:17 pm

      thanks so much! xx

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