Radiant Orchid Epaulet Sweater | Thriftanista in the City

1.20.2014

Radiant Orchid Epaulet Sweater

What could be better than gold buttons and epaulets on a sweater? Sequins? Yes, but my new thrifted sweater is still pretty awesome and it's also Pantone's chosen color of the year - radiant orchid. I just call it #e09dce! It's used in my blog theme. At first glance, I loved this sweater but I was sure it was going to be a total itch fest with all the furry fibers. I bought it anyway. Gave it a wash and found that it's not so bad. It's actually pretty cozy. 

sweater with epaulets


radiant orchid epaulet sweater

It's the perfect addiction to my sweater deprived closet. It's long enough to be worn with leggings too as I have to cover girl bits when I wear them. I probably should have chosen leggings today but I was interested in seeing how it would look with my brocade pants as the sweater is the same color as one of the colors in the pants.

wearing brocade pants

I can't say I love it. I had to do some serious tucking to get some waist definition. I didn't have plans of tucking a sweater which is on my fashion don't list but it was long and blob-ish untucked. I went with the lesser of two evils.

epaulets-on-sweater

Are you a fan of epaulets? radiant orchid?

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***in other news***

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

I'm planning the next Thrift Up! of The Thriftanista Social Club for March 29th. Join us if you're in the Chicagoland area!

New eBay auctions in The Thriftanista Closet! I had a major haul last week. I wasn't able to list everything but I did get a J. Crew skirt, Stuart Weitzman and Sam Edelman shoes up. If you're an eBayer, check it out!

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4 comments

Mimi said...

I love this look! The color on the sweater is amazing.

TOI said...

I love the colour of the sweater too, nicely put together

Dee Kay said...

Those brocade pants are fabulous, I love this year's pantone color its really close to fuchsia which is my favorite color lol, that sweater is so cute, love the gold detailing.
Dee
Ms Dee Kay

List Addict said...

It looks fabulous with the dark silveryness of the pants. Great colour choices. It looks so amazingly soft. I think it's worth tucking in!!

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