WIW: casual denim vest with jeans

1 is faded vest from Hinge a couple of years old.
2/3: an experiment with a clearance rack find. Can this work as a duster/vest?

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15 Comments

  • quietgirl replied 2 years ago

    Love this. I prefer No 1 because it shows off  your slim figure to a T!

    I might like No2 if you wore a lighter color shoe (for a longer leg line) and maybe leggings if you have them.

    Fun take on Angie's Ensemble, Joy!

  • Tanya replied 2 years ago

    Love the first outfit, great rendition! I think the duster idea works, though I would also prefer lighter shoes.

  • kellygirl replied 2 years ago

    I love the first outfit. So fab! I think to wear that longer vest as a duster might require skinnier bottoms. I'm not really sure. 

  • texstyle replied 2 years ago

    The first outfit is great. I think if you tried that light blue "duster" over skinnies with a non-patterned top in the same color as the pants, and dressed it up with some jewelry it might work.

  • Angie replied 2 years ago

    I think you're almost there. Great try. 

    Joy, try untucking the first top, rolling the hems of the jeans and adding lighter footwear. 

  • Marley replied 2 years ago

    I think the duster might work with skinnies or leggings - but in looking at the pics, the fabric (to me!) seems to be awfully flimsy.  Is it?  I want it to have more "body" or be "firmer" - don't know if I'm making sense or not!
    The first outfit works and you look great!  I agree with Angie (of course I do ;-) about untucking the top and rolling the pant legs!

  • Joy replied 2 years ago

    Thank you for your replies and help for fixing these vest looks. Marley, the fabric of the duster is rayon and has no structure. I can see what you mean in the photos.
    In these pictures I have on the BR cream skinnies. I will have to think of what I have that is more skinny. My clam diggers may be too short. I need to try buttoning and belting to try to wear as a dress.

  • Aida replied 2 years ago

    Agree with Angie (of course) on what to do with #1. With that, you've got a good little casual look! The second vest looks more like a dress to me, and my brain can't get past that. Probably all those buttons. Have you tried wearing it like a tunic?

  • Vicki replied 2 years ago

    I think #1 is cute and I'm learning here, tops, as I read Angie's note about going untucked with the shirt. I like the duster and a column of color (white or a darker color) might be fun, too, like a denim gilet.

  • Joy replied 2 years ago

    I keep losing my posts, getting logged out, but want to thank you for your replied and ideas. Aida, I will try the chambray piece as a tunic and wonder if it should be shortened.

  • Carole replied 2 years ago

    I love the soft colors in your outfits, Joy! I wore a vest and faux tucked the shirt and I'm wondering now if I should have untucked like Angie suggests...YLF!

  • Carole replied 2 years ago

    Ps I keep loosing my posts and get logged out also:(

  • Joy replied 2 years ago

    Carole, does it happen to you every few minutes? I checked " remember me" and it is better. At least I don't have to always enter everything.

  • Ledonna N. replied 2 years ago

    I really like the like the duster and the way you have it styled I would also do some type of walking short. I don't really care for the shorter vest but, that is just my poison eye.

  • Joy replied 2 years ago

    Ladywone, thank you for your thoughts. Proportions are my nemesis. When it gets warm enough, I love the idea of wearing the duster with clam diggers ( my version of shorts).

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