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Three ways to style a vintage jacket

This week from The Modern Curator: Vintage jacket – three ways


Sara Duck in Vintage Jacket

I picked up this vintage fur jacket from my favourite consignment store Designer Exchange, in Toronto. It was love at first sight (and touch!) and the price matched my modest budget, which was an even bigger bonus. Though fur and faux fur jackets are generally associated with a glam look, I wanted to show you that this type of jacket can actually be very versatile… not to mention warm for the cooler months! If you’re on the hunt for a similar type of jacket, scour vintage, consignment and charity shops where you can pick one up for steal. And, don’t forget to check grandma’s closet for any hidden gems, all it takes is some minor alterations to create a modern look with a cool vintage flair.

I’ve created three different looks below, what’s your favourite?

Look #1: Cool and CasualCool and Casual look for vintage jacket

Super Skinny Low Jeans from H&M/ Vintage Fur Jacket from Designer Exchange / Tippi Sweater in Ivory from J.Crew/ Cross Body Bag with Scarf Detail from Zara/ Classy St Mawes Silvertone Watch by Daniel Wellington from Hudson’s Bay/ Betty Sunglasses from J.Crew/ Chuck Taylor Hi Black Sneakers by Converse from SoftMoc

Look #2: French Femme French Femme look for vintage jacket

Fit and Flare Striped Dress from Banana Republic/ Vintage Fur Jacket from Designer Exchange/ Soft Wool Felted Beret by Parkhurst from Hudson’s Bay/ Small Love Heart Chain Bag by Saint Laurent from Farfetch/ Le Vernis Nail Colour in Rouge Puissant by Chanel/ Pattern Neck Tie Scarf from Urban Outfitters/ Put-Together Appeal Flat from Mod Cloth

Look#3: Working Girl

Working Girl look for vintage jacket

Ginger Split Back Pencil Midi Skirt from Choies/ Vintage Fur Jacket from Designer Exchange/ 1969 Denim Fitted Boyfriend Shirt from Gap/ Edgy Neutrals Amuse Bouche Lipstick in Golden Beige by Bite Beauty from Sephora/ Northern Lights Statement Necklace from Banana Republic/ Destine Pointed Leopard Print Calf-Hair Shoes by Karl Lagerfeld Paris from Hudson’s Bay/ Paphiopedilum Bag from Call It Spring


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