J Crew Tuxedo Shirt and Pleated Faux Leather Skirt

The morning I put this J Crew tuxedo shirt look on, I walked into the room and Arnie said, “Hm. Interesting.” Every time I get a response like that, I have to step back and decide if it’s really out there, or just something he’s not used to.

jcrew tuxedo button up blouse pleated leather skirt | J Crew tuxedo shirt styled by top US fashion blog, Wellesley. King: image of a woman wearing a J Crew tuxedo shirt, J Crew pleated mini skirt, Kate Spade cat eye sunglasses and Kate Spade leather satchel

SHOP THIS J CREW TUXEDO SHIRT  LOOK:

Blouse | Skirt | Shoes (old, practically identical) | Watch | Bracelet | Sunglasses (old, similar) | Bag (old, similar)

jcrew tuxedo button up blouse pleated leather skirt | J Crew tuxedo shirt styled by top US fashion blog, Wellesley. King: image of a woman wearing a J Crew tuxedo shirt, J Crew pleated mini skirt, Kate Spade cat eye sunglasses and Kate Spade leather satchel

In all honesty, I liked this J Crew tuxedo shirt outfit because it was interesting. High fashion is totally unexpected, but most fashion bloggers take those runway styles and translate them for the average woman, like you and me. Not too many of us can go wild mixing stripes and prints in thirty layers and wear it to our work place… at least not without getting a few confused looks. Instead, we can take classics with a few interesting details, and create an outfit that is unexpected but wearable.

I first saw this J Crew Tuxedo shirt in their catalog, and it struck me instantly because it wasn’t your everyday button up blouse. I like the play on a classic and the mix of stripes within the same color scheme. Of course this pleated faux leather skirt has been a favorite for over a year now, and I instantly thought its mix of edgy and feminine would complement this out-of-the-ordinary tuxedo shirt.

I gave this J Crew tuxedo shirt and pleated mini skirt outfit a try when we went to church last Sunday, after which we walked down for a coffee and this photoshoot. While walking to get our coffee, a woman stopped at the red light was giving us a serious staredown. Of course Arnie told me it was because my outfit was too crazy, but I think it’s probably because he was checking his fantasy lineup in the middle of the crosswalk…. who can say for sure though. ;)

Have a great day guys! Thanks for reading.

jcrew tuxedo button up blouse pleated leather skirt | J Crew tuxedo shirt styled by top US fashion blog, Wellesley. King: image of a woman wearing a J Crew tuxedo shirt, J Crew pleated mini skirt, Kate Spade cat eye sunglasses and Kate Spade leather satcheljcrew tuxedo button up blouse pleated leather skirt | J Crew tuxedo shirt styled by top US fashion blog, Wellesley. King: image of a woman wearing a J Crew tuxedo shirt, J Crew pleated mini skirt, Kate Spade cat eye sunglasses and Kate Spade leather satcheljcrew tuxedo button up blouse pleated leather skirt | J Crew tuxedo shirt styled by top US fashion blog, Wellesley. King: image of a woman wearing a J Crew tuxedo shirt, J Crew pleated mini skirt, Kate Spade cat eye sunglasses and Kate Spade leather satcheljcrew tuxedo button up blouse pleated leather skirt | J Crew tuxedo shirt styled by top US fashion blog, Wellesley. King: image of a woman wearing a J Crew tuxedo shirt, J Crew pleated mini skirt, Kate Spade cat eye sunglasses and Kate Spade leather satcheljcrew tuxedo button up blouse pleated leather skirt | J Crew tuxedo shirt styled by top US fashion blog, Wellesley. King: image of a woman wearing a J Crew tuxedo shirt, J Crew pleated mini skirt, Kate Spade cat eye sunglasses and Kate Spade leather satcheljcrew tuxedo button up blouse pleated leather skirt | J Crew tuxedo shirt styled by top US fashion blog, Wellesley. King: image of a woman wearing a J Crew tuxedo shirt, J Crew pleated mini skirt, Kate Spade cat eye sunglasses and Kate Spade leather satchel

SHOP THIS J CREW TUXEDO SHIRT  LOOK:

Blouse | Skirt | Shoes (old, practically identical) | Watch | Bracelet | Sunglasses (old, similar) | Bag (old, similar)

 

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  1. Sarah wrote:

    This outfit is so not crazy – you look amazing!

    Sarah
    http://www.thesurznickcommonroom.com

    Posted 9.28.16 Reply
    • Lauren wrote:

      I didn’t think so either! What does Arnie know?! :)

      Posted 9.28.16 Reply

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