The Extra Long Blazer

I found this blazer amongst the sale racks at Zara this past week. My thought process at stores fast-fashion as compared to other brands, is always, “buy now, think later” because you never know if you will ever see it again. Plus, it’s always great to see things in your own mirror with other items that you own.

Zara Blazer / J.Crew Silk Blouse / Ann Taylor Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater / Zara Jeans /  Zara Boots / Le Chateau Ring / Aritzia Hat (similar).
 

I love the idea of this extra long blazer, but I’m starting to think it falls at somewhat of an awkward length on my 5’1 frame. Either a bit shorter or a bit longer would be more flattering. I will have to mull this over a while longer to be sure whether or not I’m going to keep it.

Winter Favorites

An outfit wearing my favorite things as of late and a briefcomment about this Equipment Cashmere sweater. I am always apprehensive about buying expensive cashmere. Cashmere isn’t what it used to be, and you could be shelling out a lot of $$ for not so great cashmere. I have read tons of reviews on Equipment cashmere, but I wasn’t totally convinced about the quality. I found this particular Sloane crewneck sweater at Nordstrom’s for approximately $100, which I didn’t think was too bad if the quality wasn’t all there. Overall, it is soft, and the fit is a bit oversized on my petite frame, but I am finding that it pills…even before it has been washed. It’s not horrible pilling, but pilling nonetheless. I am happy I didn’t pay full price for it, but I continue the hunt for a great quality cashmere sweater. On the other hand, I love the color contrast between this merlot-colored sweater and the camel blazer!

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