December 19, 2012

Utility Jacket

I managed to snag this utility jacket during a store close-down sale a few years ago for only $10, and since then it's been a very happy addition to my wardrobe. I wore it a ton during the Paris leg of last year's Euro-trip and just love the way it pairs effortlessly with all my favourite layered looks. If you don't already own your own version of this jacket, what are you waiting for? This one's a workhorse!

Here are some options similar to mine (though unfortunately not $10 - sorry!): Love 21 Faux Fur Collar Utility Jacket, ASOS Popper Parka, and Talula Trooper Jacket.

Top: H&M / Jacket: Urban Planet / Leggings: TNA (Aritzia) / Booties: Kelsi Dagger (here)
Toque: TNA (Aritzia) / Gloves: Club Monaco /Scarf: Singapore (similar)

33 comments:

  1. Those are always the best purchases - the absolute steals you find at a sale and can't resist... then actually wear! I had a similar experience with a sale jacket at h&m. It set me back only $10 and I wore it until the seams tore :) It wasn't quite as stylish as this one, though; it's such a perfect layering piece!
    xox,
    Cee

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  2. Love this! That jacket looks so warm! I also love the scarf and beenie :) It's practical, but still super chic.

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  3. Such a good deal on that jacket! I've been looking for a utility jacket for a while, too bad yours is from a few years ago because I love it!

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  4. great deal on the jacket..and yes they are so good for layering and looks cool too.

    http://cactusandcucumber.blogspot.com/

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  5. So pretty! We love the way you layered this!

    ox from NYC!
    davie+erica

    LPFashionPhilosophy

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  6. NIce pics and I like that style Have a great day,

    http://www.fashiondenis.com/

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  7. Adorable outfit - I love every part of it - especially the jacket. I'm going to find a pair of gloves like yours - I have a trench coat with 3/4 length sleeves and my arms always get cold when I wear it LOL!

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    1. These arm-length gloves are so perfect for things with 3/4 sleeves... highly recommended ;)

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  8. I think this is one of my absolute favourite outfits on you! I love everything about it, especially the toque and jacket. I can't believe it was only $10, what a steal! I hope you're having an amazing holiday season my dear :)

    Xo Chelle
    discoveringelegance.com

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  9. Aww, love it! The look is casual and nice!

    ♥♥♥

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  10. Can't believe you got that jacket for $10, must have been before the anorak got ultra popular and you managed to see the potential in it! ;) Love the layering going on here and extra love for the CM gloves... they're so pretty!

    xo
    Jen

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    1. I know, glad I had the foresight back then!

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  11. wow what a steal! love these photos u look so chic~ ! xO!
    www.thehautecookie.com

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  12. I love everything about this outfit. But seriously, $10?! What an awesome deal!

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    1. Yes, thank you Urban Planet and your extremely cheap prices :p

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  13. In love with that jacket. I just bought a similar one off SheInside and I'm so excited to get it!

    www.yourstrulyblog.com

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  14. very military chic.. looks cold there but you look too cool for skool ;)

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  15. Love your utility jacket. I've seen a similar one (by the same brand) at our local Aritzia boutique, and it's just amazing. I've had my eye on it for quite a while! I love the way you've styled it here. I only wish it were $10 at our location!

    catherine of see creatures

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    1. Yes, that's the Talula Trooper Jacket! I've always liked that one but figured this was a pretty good alternative :)

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  16. Love this look! I would totally wear something similar!

    http://initialed.blogspot.com

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  17. Your gloves are great! Great photos!!

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  18. Lovely! Wishing you Happy Holidays my dear!
    Maybe you'd like to follow each other on BLOGLOVIN?:)

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  19. I love the effortlessly chic vibe that these jackets give off. You look awesome.

    - The Fashionable ESQ
    http://www.thefashionableesq.blogspot.com/

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  20. an absolute bargain! I totally love the way you've accessorised the jacket- love the beanie, socks, gloves and shoes! <3

    Metallic Paws

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  21. Well, don't you look all comfy cozy? :)

    Those gloves look so warm!

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  22. Everything about this outfit is wonderful. As always. I really, really enjoy the construction of those gloves in particular.

    I hope you had an excellent holiday season!

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  23. I love that outfit!! I am going to recreate it someday. I also need to know where to find a slouchy hat like that. ;)

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  24. love this outfit!love the socks with the boots!

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  25. Adorable outfit.So sweet pictures and I like that style.

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