Friday, 27 November 2009

Waistcoat Love

I've wanted a waistcoat for ages. I love how they look and how they seem to spice up any outfit. Waistcoats do go with everything, from a nice blouse to a cute dress.
I got one from French Connection recently and wore it 3 times in the first week. I don't think I've done that with any other clothes in the past.



















I wore that first outfit to my cousins birthday. It was a lunch time thing, so it was a nice casual look. The second outfit is what I wore to a makeover. Long story short, it was basically you had your hair and make up done, then you change clothes and have a few photos taken. I don't think I've ever worn so much make up though.
The final outfit I wore for an interview for an internship (which I got, yay).
I also managed to wear it to a gig and am wearing it to a press event.

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There are so many different types of waistcoats, from casual to smart, that you really can wear them for lots of different occassions. I think you'd be ok to wear them to work, on a night out, or even just adding a bit of style to a plain tank.

Also, the fact that I'm wearing my one waistcoat to so many different events shows just how versatile it is.

Sherin xx

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21 comments:

Claire said...

Love the outfits, especially with the jeans and tee. I have a sequinned waistcoat that I wear with EVERYTHING. I love them, and they never go out of fashion.

Claire

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Leah said...

Love your outfits and surely put your waistcoat into good use. Fabulous buy!

Harriet said...

Ooh, I so need a waistcoat, that looks so fantastic on you and it looks great with a casual outfit and a smart one.

Joanne Faith said...

I never figured out how to rock my wasit coat.

However, I may just chalk it up to buying it in a size too small...bad idea!

chocandcinnamon said...

i've been coveting the perfect vest for a while, but I never seem to find it :(
Nice outfits!
xx

Jennifer Fabulous said...

You look so cute in that waistcoat! You put together some amazing outfits with it too. I especially like the first one.

FabBlab said...

Congratulations on the internship, S! And the waistcoat is fab. I bought one myself from EDC. Lovelovelove!

Lady Enigma said...

What an elegant waistcoat! It certainly does lend an air of sophistication to every outfit!

Congratulations on the internship!! :) That must be so exciting!

Have a beautiful day!

xoxo

Cafe Fashionista said...

I had a waistcoat but returned it after failing to pair it properly with anything. I felt like it just didn't work for me - though it looks fabulous on you. Loving the way Sienna wears hers - I think that Blake Lively is amazing inspiration for waistcoat styling! :)

Style Bird said...

Love the outfits!

ana said...

I love all of the outfits specially you look so cute with the first one and those over the knee boots are gorgeous!!!

Couture Carrie said...

Gorgeous post, darling S!
Love your second look and the collage in particular!

xoxox,
CC

Rachel said...

I love all of your outfits! You look gorgeous! And congrats on getting the internship. That's so exciting!

Kait said...

I want to steal every single one your outfits in this post and wear them! Really great combinations and a great way to incorporate one piece in to a multitude of looks.

Luinae said...

I have a black waistcoat from NEXT and I love to wear it over dresses to add waist defenition

OceanDreams said...

You look darling in your waistcoat, even with a lot of makeup on!

la petite fashionista said...

so cute that you call them waistcoasts! (we call them vests in the states- which i know is what y'all call tank tops). yours is adorable! such a versatile piece. (congrats on the internship!!)

Elizabeth said...

i love those boots in that first outfit! lovely blog. :)

Cheryl said...

Love it! I only have one in denim. You look petty in the 1st photo with the striped top.

By the way, congrats on the internship! ;)

Maria Confer said...

You look amazing in a vest Sherin.

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Jackie said...

I love love love waistcoats! I definitely need more in my wardrobe.

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