A Vest I Actually Like…

I’m not usually a vest person. In fact, I really don’t like vests, but let me set the scene for you. It’s the first day of my new job, I walk by the front window and see a mannequin wearing this vest.  I don’t know why, but I could already picture it in my head with this olive colored shirt I had just gotten at Forever 21. I needed it. I mean, it was my first day of work at a new store. A store that had a VERY different style than the one I had worked at for the previous 10 months. I needed new clothes. I had to fit in with the style of my new store. So, I went inside, worked my first day of training…and proceeded to buy half of the store. Oh, the days of working in retail. I remember getting in a new shipment and making fun of everything in the box….and then owning all of it 2 months later.

Back to the vest…I bought it that first day, and I have worn it in so many ways since, but for today you get the original version. My dainty lace vest paired with boots, jeans, and a plain little t-shirt:

Dainty Lace Vest

As I said earlier, there are so many ways to style this vest, and to be honest it’s weird for me that I started with this one on here. I’m not really a jeans and a t-shirt girl. I love dresses and skirts. I love to dress up. I love feminine outfits. The only really feminine part of this outfit is the dainty lace vest…I guess that’s what makes it ok:)

Olive Shirt and Lace Vest

Olive Shirt and Lace Vest

Olive Shirt and Lace Vest

Olive Shirt and Lace Vest

Olive Shirt and Lace Vest

Olive Shirt and Lace Vest

Olive Shirt and Lace VestGet The Look:
T-shirt: Forever 21
Vest: Delia’s
Denim: TJ Maxx
Boots: Charming Charlie
Necklace, Bracelet, & Watch: Charming Charlie
Headband: Forever 21
Handbag: Alloy

I have seen this vest so many places since I bought it 2 years ago, from TJ Maxx to Nordstrom. I guess it’s one of those things that doesn’t really go out of style. Be sure to check back later this fall for a fun way to wear it with a dress:)

Until next time…

xox Megan

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