This post is sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand, all opinions are my own.
One type of clothing I’ve resisted for a while is sleeveless blazers/ tailored vests. I have all other styles of vests from faux fur and military inspired, to knit, and faux leather. Until now though, I’ve never owned a tailored sleeveless blazer.
Sometimes we all need to look at styles we don’t usually go for from a different perspective. Although I am usually adventurous with my fashion choices, I realized that once in a while I need to give certain pieces a chance before counting them out.
For me this was the classic silhouette of the double breasted, sleeveless vest which I kept seeing everywhere. These white, long vests are a big trend of the moment, and although they are modernized, at first look I felt like this style was too structured for me. Well I was wrong; I am pretty in love with this vest of mine. ( On Sale Right Now!)
I wore this outfit to an early afternoon get together with two friends I haven’t seen for a while due to distances. They were in town with their kids over the weekend, and we got to have lunch followed by donuts for the kids at our local favorite spot.
I wanted to look uptown chic, but comfortable enough for moving around easily with the kids. These dark navy jeans (my Stitch Fix keeper from this post) are timeless, and perfect at crop length. This option is similar and at a great value. I topped the denim with a pink spaghetti strap top to brighten up the look, and make it spring appropriate. I layered the camisole with a layered pearl necklace to add a bit of shine, and texture. (Check out this option under $15)
Grey suede pumps were neutral enough to pull the look together, and I love grey with pink, and white. The sleeveless blazer (now on sale) ended up being perfect for adding a stylish touch while maintaining the casualness.
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As a family we eat healthy probably 90% of the time but one of the little treats we indulge in once in a while is donuts at our favorite place in Portland. Luckily, even if you are not in Portland, you can still find good Donuts at Dunkin’ Donuts which has a wide presence in the US.
Right now they have a great offer! Beginning April 14 and continuing through April 21, you can join DD Perks using the special code “STARS” to earn 125 points towards a free any-size beverage. You’ll also get an additional 125 points with each of your next two purchases at Dunkin’ Donuts.
Vest: Halogen– ON SALE NOW! (Kept From Trunk Club) | Jeans: Stitch Fix (Under $100 Options Here & Here) | Top: Free People | Shoes: Sold Out -( Similar) | Necklace: Sold Out (Similar Under $15) | Sunglasses: Prada | Clutch: Sold Out – (LOVE this option)
Don’t forget to check out Dunkin’ Donuts DD Perks. Members earn five points for every dollar spent on qualifying purchases at Dunkin’ Donuts when they pay using an enrolled Dunkin’ Donuts Card, either plastic or via the Dunkin’ Mobile App. Members receive a free beverage upon enrollment and each time they accrue 200 points, with the above special offer new DD Perks members are well on their way to enjoying a total of three free Dunkin’ drinks. You can get more information on the perks here.
Do you wear sleeveless blazers? What type of outfits do you like to wear them in? I would love to hear your thoughts!
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