I am always on the lookout for an excellent black jacket, since over time I’ve realized that they are by far the outerwear item I wear the most. Like a little black dress, I like to have a variety of styles for every which occasion. I recently found two that I both love and which I anticipate will get a ton of wear in my wardrobe.
The first is one that I am very happy about: a Helmut Lang tux jacket. I have quite a few black blazers in my wardrobe that I’ve accumulated over the years, but I have always had a hard time making use of them – both during the day and night. While I do have some more formal work dress occasions, the traditional blazer + trousers in a suiting fabric has always looked a little too formal for my needs.
I have the same issue for night – I love the black blazer over little dress/top and pants look, but for some reason just throwing on my Theory suiting jacket has always looked a little off to me, especially while wearing little dresses. It just looks too “office” in my mind. Continue Reading