The Portobello Jacket
Last week I was in London for a few days, and this jacket found it's way off of the racks of one of the secondhand shops on Portobello Road, into my shopping basket, and proceeded to beg me to take it home. The nerve!
It's quite a structured piece; quite stiff denim with a lot of detailing, an asymmetrical button placket, and slightly puffed sleeves (on paper, this sounds like it would be so unappealling, doesn't it?). I found that it looks best when paired with a fuller trouser leg. I have been thinking about a pair of looser, palazzo-type trousers or perhaps even culottes, and this jacket may have just given me the excuse I need to get a pair.
But then, you don't really need an excuse when things just jump of their own accord into your shopping basket, do you?
Thrifted jacket / Gerard Darel trousers, similar / Gap tee (old), similar / Chinese Laundry shoes (old), similar
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