Second up for our January features is this wool vest–being styled today for a night out. I said it yesterday and I’ll say it again, this vest is hands-down one of the absolute best pieces in my entire wardrobe. I feel like, no matter how I style it, it always looks effortlessly chic–exactly what I’m looking for in whatever outfit I put together.
Yesterday, I styled this vest for the office, and since I spend most of my days there, it’s the most typical styling you’ll see me in. However, I love how easily this structured piece can transition from day to night, and still look so cool and chic.
Wool Vest Styled for a Night Out
The challenge for me today was breaking away from that tried-and-true combination, to style in a way that is still work-appropriate but a little outside the box than my usual styling. This piece is fantastic because it really can go in many directions:
- With [faux] leather pants, a fitted turtleneck and knee-high boots (like here)
- With a bodycon dress and ankle boots or heeled sandals
- With a pair of bold wide-leg pants, a fitted white turtleneck and heeled sandals
I think I could do an entire month focused on this vest, and the many ways to wear it, but today I opted for the classic silk blouse and boot cut trousers. I wanted to keep it classic with a pair of suede pumps and a structured bag–keeping the entire look very structured, with a lot of long clean lines. I personally like the elongating effect of this particular styling, being that I am so short. The long lines create the illusion of being taller, and have a chic, but understated feel.
Tell me what you think of this styling in the comments below–and tune in again tomorrow to see this vest go from a night out to weekend casual!