Style File: Denim jacket, cargo leggings, tall boots | Thriftanista in the City

10.17.2012

Style File: Denim jacket, cargo leggings, tall boots

It has been found. I have never ever owned a denim jacket. Blazer yes. Jacket no. I've been looking for one to add to my closet. Lately, the prices for denim jackets at the thrift store seem to have skyrocketed with the trend. I found this one at Salvation Army today. Price tag? $11. Say what? Yes. $11. Luckily it was 50% so it didn't hurt me too bad. You know I like to stick to $3 and under. That's getting harder and harder to do.

I liked the slanted pockets on this one so I grabbed it. Now that I've bought one I'm sure I will see 1,000 more that I like. Does that happen to you?

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My collar is wonky. #reallife


This picture cracks me up.
She's all about eating her goldfish and I'm trying to show my back.
Photobomber Extraordinaire!

denim jacket // Express / thrifted
vintage chain purse // Modell Rowelt / thrifted
khaki green tee // NY & Co. / thrifted
cargo leggings // Express
wedge boots // Corso Como / online

Do you have a jean jacket in your closet? 

15 comments

Vizion Heiry said...

Great find for that price! They are definitely raising the prices on items, especially jean jackets. I have one, but it's zig zag in the front. I want another. I usually stick to an under $5 rule. I wonder if I can do under $3? Even at Salvation Army, it's getting harder to find the deals on 50% off days. It used to be empty, now it's full of folks all day long.

Alisha LAMPLEY said...

I love the pics with you two! LOL My little photobomber is the same...haha. I have a cute denim jacket I got from old Navy and bought it one size larger so I could layer it and roll up the sleeves a bit. I love it!

Nikki said...

This is a great find! such an awesome jacket with soooo much to do with it.

dedivahdeals said...

Love it.

Splendor said...

I bought a nice Guess brand jacket last year at the thrift store for $10.00.
I wore it the other day. Glad they're back in but I would wear it regardless.

RISQUE JACKSON said...

I found a funky crop jacket and love it.. now I haven't found any cute jean jacket in plus size but I am looking... love the look ;-))

Lindsey A. Turner said...

Yes! Several! I love them! I even turned one into a vest!

Lindsey
Thrift and Shout

Windy City Mama said...

Thank you!

I went thrifting today. While I got some great items. It certainly wasn't the large haul I'm accustomed too. Tragedy.

Windy City Mama said...

Thanks Alisha!

You are genius for getting a larger one. Now I want a larger one to layer. :)

Windy City Mama said...

Thanks Nikki!

Windy City Mama said...

Thank you!

Windy City Mama said...

I like them too. I never considered wearing one all these years. It's so comfortable and all ready broken in. Glad you're back on the blogging scene!

Windy City Mama said...

Thank you!

I'll keep my eyes peeled for ya!

Windy City Mama said...

I do believe I remember that post. I will have to get another one to DIY. :)

Reggie said...

I have no style. If it looks good on the mannequin I go with it.

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