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March 26, 2009

Cute little thrifted jacket w/ new silk boxing shorts


This little 80's jacket my mom picked up at Salvation Army on Tuesday is killer. I'm so into it! Sadly it is not mine for keeps. Expect to see this cutie on the vintage site soon.
I love wearing these little bandage tube tops in the summer-I got mine at Mango last year.


I had fun playing with it though.



These glasses were purchased at Buffalo Exchange in Austin for eight dollars. Kinda goofy but a little bit good too I think. Speaking of goofy, aren't I great at doing my hair? Oh geez...




Givenchy wedges...oops is that a blister I see? Ouch. Whatever.




Whoever gets this jacket is a lucky lady. It'll be up next week I think. I'm not in charge of that stuff so I don't know for sure.

The silk boxing shorts are Dries van Noten-purchased at By George in Austin. I'm in love with them! I'm thinking they will be perfect for Tokyo this summer-they're light and airy and perfect for humid weather.
My mom used to sell to By George back when she had her line. I'm going back to By George soon and can't wait to do a post on their amazing store.

*I realize I am way, way behind on my email-hopefully I'll get back to them soon. Things are so crazy with the school and the blog. Seems like they are constantly at odds. Gotta budget my time carefully. I have so much homework due next week not to mention a scary, scary test. (DP Biology...shudder...anyone who's ever taken a higher level IB Biology course knows what I mean)

xo Jane

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Photo of ...look closer

that jacket is STUNNING!!

I love the whole outfit sooo much

Photo of Natalie

I like your hair! It goes with with the outfit! I love your jacket but I in deep love with the silk shorts! Aah.

You're so inspiring Jane :)

x Natalie

Photo of Kathryn

I'm loving everything except the color of the bandage top with the rest of it. I'm not really feeling the red with the colors in the jacket. Just my two cents, but I'd probably have gone with black, or a color that contrasted with the pink of the jacket.

Photo of Ally

This is one of my favorite outfits of yours. Very cool.

Photo of styledrop

Cool shades. And the jacket is great too. Sorry you can't keep it!

Photo of ashley

very nagel-esque, no?
and Dries just keeps getting better.
<3

Photo of chelsea

The jacket is so great. I also love your lipstick in these photos, it's a super-flattering color on you!

Photo of anna

Yeah! IB! Rock on! This is my first comment despite lurking for ages, but just wanted to say I love your blog and that jacket is amazing.

Photo of Sally

wow, i love this outfit. and it's thrifted too! so original with a vintage flair.

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Photo of madeline

I was just at those stores in Austin. I thought the buffalo had some great stuff. being from chicago, it had the perfect amount of texas vintage to bring home as a souvenir instead of typical souvenir things.

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Photo of stephanie

Sharp, edgy jacket...Love it!
I used to teach DP Art at an international IB school. As you know, it's very challenging, but such a good program. I feel for you. Good luck w/ the test!
xo

Photo of najeema

I really love that jacket! If I wasn't budgeting, I'd be anxiously waiting for it to show up for sale. And I think the glasses rock. You should keep them because such few people could pull them off.

http://www.najeema.blogspot.com

Photo of Stephanie

I love everything about this outfit...but those shorts are perfection.

Looking lovely as usual.
xoxo
Stephanie
www.modernantoinette.blogspot.com

Photo of Angie

IB Biology *gags* i know EXACTLY what you mean - imagine I'm doing Biology AND Chemistry
But anyway, the jacket is undescribable very retro futuristic *thumbs up*

Photo of sd

oh shoot you know IB!!!!!!!!!!!!
wow i feel less alone in the stress
haha
I took it this year (junior) and it's seriously the most nerve wrecking class in the world
i go to school sick as hell just b/c i know if i miss a day ima be screwed for the whole grading period
i'm so glad i'm dropping it next year
everything else i'm keeping (uh..except math, moving from HL to SL...i'm not a math person :/ )

and i want those glasses!
haha

Photo of Mataya

HL Bio?! you're crazy girl! I'm doing SL Chem lol
HL English, Spanish & History. piece of cake =]

Photo of Mataya

& I am now motivated to go to salvation army this weekend lol
that jacket is killer!

Photo of Julia

what a great find!! Im a major thrifter and I am jealous :)

Photo of Bridget

Good luck on your biology exam - I wasn't in the IB program during high school, but I now do lab work as a graduate student in biology (well, bioengineering, but close enough!) ...all day every day. I love it, but it makes my clothing quite on the boring side. Ah well. I live for days off that are far and few between...

Also - my best trick for blisters is using liquid bandage before even putting my shoes on! Works wonders :)

Photo of autumn

It goes without saying that you always look amazing and absolutely stunning.

I love your lipstick! What is the shade/brand?

Photo of Carolyn

yuck - i remember IB! i was an IB diploma graduate way back in the day ;-) good luck!

love that jacket with the new silk shorts! by george is FABULOUS and i'm so glad you got to visit Buffalo Exchange too!

Photo of Shannon

I freakin' love this outfit! The picture with you in front of the window is amazingly awesome!!

Photo of mademoisselle chic

love the jacket and your bag!

Photo of coin-operated ninja

great outfit. i am seriously in love with the jacket by the way!

Photo of Hedda and Elsa

Great outfit! espesially the shoes:)

Photo of Leia

You look great! I kind of like your messy chic bun, actually. Oh, and sorry about the blister :( I always get them when I wear lovely shoes!

Photo of Ziling

Good luck for your test! Your jacket is sickkkkk!! x

Photo of carlotta and annie

IB :| i just got mine over with so glad its outta my life! good luck with bio jane!
carlotta

Photo of Annie

OH MY GOD OH MY GOD ABSOLUTELY POSITIVELY IN LOVE WITH THAT JACKET. SO AMAZING AND WONDERFUL.

Photo of quelle

oh that jacket really is amazing!! it's a shame you aren't keeping it for yourself.

Photo of lunarzie

love love the jacket. beautiful color ever!

Photo of Le Cocon

the shorts, the shoes... I DIE

Photo of robynne


Wow! It works perfectly with the bright lips and gaga shades! I love this look. What an amazing find for the Sally An!

Love it.

-Fashion on Edge


Photo of Hui

Grey and pink! A delicious combination. And with the sharp lines and smart lapels, that really is an awesome jacket.

Congrats to whoever gets their hands on it!

Photo of brigadeiro

OMG, those shoes are just 2D4! Was so upset when I thought I bought the Dries Van Noten multicoloured (blue) sandals from By George online, only to be told several days after I 'purchased' them that they sold out :( They stock awesome stuff though! Would love to see the store IRL!
xx

Photo of Frida

That jacket is just amazing and I do love the glasses!

Photo of mandi

that jacket is killer. I would definitely be keeping!! there's going to be mad rush for them when they go on the store!

and those shorts... so good!

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Photo of Macy

that's a brilliantly put together outfit. Love it.

xx

Photo of leyandrea13

hello dear jane.
i think that is the cutest little jacket ever! its perfect with anything and adds so much pizzaz to any outfit. its great!
:)
cheers babe
andrea xooxxx
Life In Technicolor.

Photo of Laura

I love the jacket! Might have to keep an eye out for that.

And the shoes as always!

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Photo of aysha

LUCKY TO HAVE FOUND THAT BLAZER!!!
I TOOK MY IB BIOLOGY IN LOWER LEVEL AND THAT WAS TOUGH.. SO I CAN'T IMAGINE HOW IT IS ON HIGH LEVEL!!!! GOOD LUCK!
X

Photo of Check It

can you say

VICARIOUS?

Photo of Hannah

You should keep it, it looks lovely on you!

Photo of keren

And what a cute jacket it is !

Photo of Danielle

That jacket is super cute!!

Photo of cassiopeia

:-D Loving the jacket... And good luck with the coursework. Several friends of mine did IB Higher Biology, so I know what you're going through, at least vicariously... Good luck!

Xxxc

http://clothestohealabrokenheart.blogspot.com/

Photo of Georgie

Those shorts are fantastic, I need to find myself a pair of those.
x

Photo of vintage Tea

Aw you should keep the jacket! it looks so cute on you!

x

Photo of Patrick Ayco

Loving the jacket jane!
and the Givenchy's are sweeeeet.
get well, with the blister:))

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