The Maestro Jacket

I found this interesting little jacket-thingy while thrifting with my mom and sister when I was in the States. It's by the Macy's brand INC, it's super-lightweight, and has all sorts of weird and wonderful detail on it. It's made of ultra suede, and has a draped jersey back. I've decided to call it the Maestro jacket because it reminds me of a conductor's jacket with tails...I guess all those years of sitting in bands and orchestras have informed my view of things. 

I had originally wanted to pair this with a skirt or maybe a pair of shorts and tights, but I tore a hamstring on the tennis court yesterday (old injury, I'm a bad at stretching), and apparently I have to wait a few more days before I am able to balance on one leg long enough to put on a pair of tights (I got them up to my knee, then had to abandon ship). The skinny jeans were challenging enough. I kind of wish I had taken some video of it though, because it was actually a little bit hilarious. You know how much we love all things hilarious here at the blog. 

Thrifted INC jacket, similar / Mango Elektra jeans / Chinese Laundry shoes (old), similar / Honora baroque pearl necklace (old), similar / Judith Ripka key pendant (old), similar / Sterling status link necklace (old), similar / Judith Ripka ring
Make it happen.


  1. Love it - that's the kind of topper I'm always drawn to. Thanks for sharing with Visible Monday, you look fabulous as always. xox

  2. Magic pop of silver.

  3. Hope you don't mind.I loved it,scored it off of Ebay for 25.00 bucks. Got it in the mail today. Thanks for keeping us all looking good.
    Chris Jasper

    1. Of course I don't mind! That's why I parade around in front of the whole Internet! Fashion is better when you share it! Enjoy 😄

  4. Ooooh! I ran in and cut off a couple of inches and increased the angle of a similarly cut (but with a faux leather front) jacket ... it looks so much better now that I've seen you wear this piece. See? Got all inspired by you to good effect, yet again.
    That's a beautiful piece on you (what isn't gorgeous on you?) and I'm so sorry you have a boo-boo on your hammy. Nice to give your easy jeans an outing with this little jacket ... and the silver is so good with all. Yummy you!


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