Shop your closet – styling a classic jacket

Armani jacket restyled



This was one of my favourite jackets when I was working in the corporate market. I wore it when I needed extra confidence in a challenging situation. I felt that the structured shoulders added a touch of authority.

It is by Armani collezioni.  I bought it in Selfridges in their sale. The fabric is tough but soft being a wool mixture with a touch of cashmere.

I have teamed it above with a simple grey cashmere sweater, grey ankle length trousers and a pair of suede flats.



Armani jacket with cream shirt



For a more casual look I am wearing the jacket with a pair of NYDJ straight black jeans.


Armani jacket straight on







  1. Pam@over50feeling40
    2nd March 2016 / 13:42

    A quality tailored jacket should never leave our closet! This is a perfect one!

  2. Lesley
    3rd March 2016 / 08:22

    I agree a good jacket is the answer to many fashion problems from smart to casual.

  3. Sue
    3rd March 2016 / 16:37

    A great jacket is a staple piece to wear with so many outifts. I know why this continues to be part of your wardrobe.

  4. Susan (une femme)
    4th March 2016 / 03:05

    Oh, I love the jacket over the layered tops! What a great look. I think the hallmark of a “good” jacket is that it works just as well with more casual outfits.

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