Always the vest

I've been getting a lot of use out of this quilted leather vest, and I think it may be one of my favorite secondhand finds. Not only does it keep me warm, it's such a fun layering piece and adds lots of texture and shine to what otherwise might be a nice, but dull outfit.

Do you have a go-to piece this winter?

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The Rundown
White Tee Gap similar
Pencil Skirt Calvin Klein c/o TJMaxx similar
Quilted Leather Vest Thrifted similar
Studded Booties Guess via TJMaxx similar
Bag "Alexa" Danielle Nicole c/o Loving Lemons
Jet & Pearl Long Necklace c/o LydellNYC
Jet & Pearl Cluster Bracelet c/o LydellNYC
Thin Gold Ring Etsy via Sweet Olive Jewelry
Sunglasses "Emma" Ray-Ban
Nail Color Cover Girl Wine Stain



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46 comments

  1. Love the vest! I haven't identified one piece just yet.

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  2. I am so impressed that you thrifted the vest! I never find anything that great in thrift stores.

    -Sharon
    The Tiny Heart

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  3. love the vest! was this the one you bought when we were all together??
    tiffany
    www.hydrangeasandhandbags.com

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  4. I totally agree... and quilted is so very on trend right now!
    Great look - I would have never thought it would look that good with a skirt.

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  5. Vests are so in this winter and I love them! That is definitely one piece that I would never get rid of it!

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  6. love your quilted vest! :)

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  7. I love the way you layer this vest! And I still can't believe you scored it secondhand! Bravo!

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  8. beautiful outfit love the vest


    Yamileth

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  9. I really like how this came together, you look great!

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  10. You look Great and a good item to go from dressy to casual. We all need a vest like that. .
    HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

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  11. I wish my go-to piece were as glamourous as yours! I'm always cold, which is part of the reason I moved to the Pacific Northwest. But we've had an unseasonably cold month and so I've spent most of my time wearing one of two heavy turtleneck sweaters that I bought at H&M in 2009. They've held up surprisingly well considering their age and pricepoint, but they are just plain knit sweaters. Maybe I need a quilted leather vest in my life!
    xox,
    Cee

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  12. I've always suspected that I can't pull off vests (not like you!) but I'd love to try it in the one you're wearing.

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

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  13. Curretly my go-to pieces are anything that will fit! I can't wait to be able to wear my regular clothes again! :)

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  14. I love this vest so much! The quilting makes it really unique and I'm always happy to see it. I like it a lot with the neutral skirt :)

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  15. Your vest is gorgeous! Great outfit!

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  16. Love the vest! I don't think I've seen a quilted leather vest around!
    ~Jessica
    Jeans and a Teacup

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  17. I bought a faux-leather vest a little impulsively during a Shopbop sale and haven't figured out many ways to use it. I like the idea of using it to dress down more classic silhouettes, like you did here!

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  18. Fantastic look! So feminine and simple at the same time :)
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  19. Quilted and Vest are probably two of my favorite words right now. But let me get that bag, though! It's a stunner.

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  20. always love that vest and i am loving that bracelet as well
    Brett

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  21. Cool vest!! love your shoes!
    xo,
    Yaudy
    http://yaudycristinafashionista.blogspot.com/

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  22. That vest is definitely a great buy! And you're like me...my last 3 outfit posts have been my Miu Mius and your last 3 (actually 4) have been the booties, ha ha
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  23. omg, I love love love this!! That vest is so adorns and the colors are perfect

    xo, Nina
    afterthe40barfinish

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  24. What a gorgeous vest! I love it against your neutral skirt!

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  25. That vest is a great find. I find myself reaching for all my fur vests lately because lets face it, not only do they add intrest to an otherwise dull outfit but a also add a whole lot of much needed WARMTH!! ps those boots are awesome!
    HOTPINKstyle

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  26. this vest is perfect for this season and i can't believe it was a thrifting find!! so luck!

    cute & little

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  28. Nice vest! It looks really versatile!

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  29. I love vests and this one is a winner.

    xo
    http://pinksole.com

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  30. It is a lovely vest! I really like that necklace with the white tee too :)

    Away From The Blue

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  31. I love that vest on you and my go-to winter piece right now is a cozy little sweater I got a few months ago. It's comfy and sassy and fits with my style perfectly. Muah

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  32. you are so very chic in this look!
    great and pretty!!!
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  33. thrifted vest?! amazing find! love this chic look.

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  34. I really need a vest! They are so versatile and perfect for any restyling of lighter clothes into the cold season. Gorgeous, Lyddie!

    Annette | Lady of Style

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  35. That quilted leather vest is so cute! I love it!!

    Nikki
    thefashionablewife.com

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  36. ...and the booties!

    Hugs from Athens :)

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  37. Quilted vest like yeah! I love that piece on you and always will, Lyddie. I hope it never gets worn out!

    Hmmm... a go-to piece... I think for me that's going to be my big black sweater that's shorter in the front and longer in the black. It's so stretchy and easy to throw on top of anything because of its length! Ah, I wish I had it in every color.

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  38. I'm digging your look today with the bit of edge!

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  39. Love the vest!

    Xo,
    Rachel Ashley
    http://fashionablyliving.com

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  40. That vest is lovely! Great blog!

    Happy Friday!

    xoxo, KP
    Eleventh & Sixteenth

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