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sandro coat

sandro coat

Sandro coat

Here’s a recent look in the asymmetric hem quilted skirt with a mens black jumper.  Why don’t they make ones for women cut like this?  It’s always the mens section that has the best basics.  This coat could’ve been unisex too when you think about it if was cut wider.   I really like the leather collar and have gone off black leather sleeved coats and jackets. I still have one (do I sell it?) and I altered the other by cutting the leather sleeves off to wear it as a long waist coat instead.

This coat is by Sandro (on sale),  the tights are H&M, the boots are Balenciaga and the wallet is a find years ago from a random shop midtown.

Today is Wednesday (hair cut day).  Thank you for sharing your thoughts on what to do.  Ugh, it’s like I’m going to the bloody dentist!

ps. Check out my feature in Glamour.com  where I’m dishing on my staple beauty products.  I really use these all the items all the time (as long time readers know).  Thank you Glamour and for having me  included in such great company!

Try this look: 




  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12599620542726723113 Rachelle’s Jewelry Box

    Great coat, love this look.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02952740069158374584 Opposite lipstick
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/18026161665936222707 Kiwi Fashion Blog

    Karen I love your tight, only question, are you cold since the tight looks very sheer!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10763148042902609427 fabmood
  • Anonymous

    where is the skirt from? gorgeous

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05623095025020138653 Karen

      It was made by a blogger called Dark Wings City

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10870648796427466451 FashMags

    I love it!


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02837704835971767727 Soul Pretty

    Hi Karen,

    I saw this leather jacket on Etsy and thought of you…I know you would rock it well…and good luck with your hair cut…


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00273517365832446003 Melissa

    A MA ZING!! That is all


  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00697257277387298220 Domonique Wilson

    Ugh this coat is perfection…the colour..divine! Yes I agree I’ve been scouring for men’s sweaters all day due to their fit!



    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05623095025020138653 Karen

      mens sweaters = perfect

  • http://fashionfollowsher.wordpress.com/ fashionfollowsher

    Love the purse…..I also have a tiger print purse and I love it too.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02234081494939675926 PinkCheetahVintage

    Love, love, love the patterned tights!!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15299769123976395015 Marian

    Me again :-)…I’m everywhere

    In the first picture… is that your reflection in the window with the hat a shades on?? Looks really like you..


    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05623095025020138653 Karen

      Holy crap that looks like a ghost! I didn’t notice that until you mentioned it! no it’s not me

  • http://ittakesapair.wordpress.com/ ittakesapair
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/09433485422158931537 Steph B-More

    Love it!!

  • Anemona

    Love the purse I have one in the same style:http://www.lavenue.com/angel-jackson/zip-around-snake-wallet/1292

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13504422673125169115 Anka
  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06845634233916229561 Esonia

    I’m obsessing on the wallet!!!!!

    • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05623095025020138653 Karen

      Thanks! It’s my fave. I use it daily

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06845634233916229561 Esonia

    I’m obsessing on the wallet.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/06376221479804993438 fashioningmylife

    Love everything about this outfit! you look great

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16979824864146125241 Melina

    Wicked outfit. I love how Raybans totally complete everything.
    Melina x

  • http://fullmoviemall.blogspot.in/2012/12/live-tv.html Live TV

    Awesome baby :)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10030590814377920282 jhon

    Nice Post Love Reading It

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