Transitional + Trendy in Military Jacket and Skater Skirt | Thriftanista in the City

11.04.2013

Transitional + Trendy in Military Jacket and Skater Skirt

Even though I've unpacked my cold weather wardrobe, I'm still in a transitional phase. I cleaned my closet and donated at least half of my clothes especially the winter garments. I did hold onto a couple of my favorites -- the thrifted military jacket and the neon skater skirt. Who knew they would look so good together?

thrift store military jacket


The neon skater skirt is going to stick around for a bit. It's a thick enough knit to function as a multi-season piece. I kind of love it paired with black. It's a gift from my mom that keeps on giving. Surprisingly, I've only worn it one other time. I received so many compliments on what I'm sure is a mall clearance item (I know my mama). I can't go wearing it all the time though. It doesn't exactly blend in.

military jacket worn with neon skater skirt

The military jacket is one of my favorite finds from earlier in the year. There's no shortage of thrift store blazers and jackets but it's rare to come across one so trendy. There are so many great details and most of them are in metallic gold!

military jacket ideas

It's been a while since I "purpled" out. I was all set to wear black and lime green but the newly found purple clutch wanted to get in the mix so I kept on piling on with the purple scarf and a purple ring. 

lime green skater skirt ideas

Off to enjoy an ethiopian feast and a little reggae with friends.

neon skirt wearing in fall

How was your weekend?

neon green skater skirt worn with black and purple accessories
THRIFT Allen B gold trim military jacket - Clemente suede clutch - vintage earrings - ring RETAIL NY&Co black tee - Falke tights - Born Concept booties DIY lace infinity scarf GIFT ing neon skater skirt

***in other news***
I didn't do a Monday Thrift & Style. The structured post keeps me from rambling but sometimes I'd just rather ramble. Ya know?

Linking up with the lovely ladies of Monday MingleThrifters Anonymous, and What I Wore Wednesday.

Want to know what's up with my hair? This instagram pic should explain.

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19 comments

uchenna Ezeonyeka said...

you look so lovely.
nice jacket and skirt

http://ezechimereuchenna.blogspot.com/

Vintage Nut said...

Love the outfit exp the purple! I can't get over how you got all those dreads to curl like this. Super CUTE!
www.vintage-nut.com

Mama Fashion Files said...

Great look and fabulous skirt...you hair looks super cute!

Ashleigh said...

I love your hair! I'm surprised how much I like the skirt. Neon makes my skin look sallow so I can only have it in small doses. I'm wondering if I tone it down with all black and just accents will it look good like it does on you?
I'm jealous of that jacket! I've never found something that trendy at the thrift store. I get my basics there and get trends at Target. Good job!
-Ash
www.thestylizedwannabe.com

Daenel T. said...

I am diggin that skirt! I don't own a skater skirt, I think I may have to star hunting.

Love the hair too.

My Wallet My Style said...

wow... looks fabulous!

Kim said...

Love the name of your blog! and yes yes yes to this color combination. www.styleoverboard.com

Antionette Blake said...

Love this combo - wouldn't have thought it would work but it werks!!! Hopped over from Thrifters Anonymous.

Nia B. said...

I like - especially the pop of purple. It makes the whole look glow even more.

Kenya Hunter said...

This is such a fabulous look!! Just gorgeous! All the pops of color look great! Very chic styling!

xo, Kenya

www.kenyalfashionblog.com

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thank you!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thanks Cessily!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thank you!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thanks Ash!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thank you!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thank you!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thanks Antionette!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thanks Tonia!

LeTroy Cooke said...

Thank you!

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