Layering with Parka.

Layering with Parka.


Photographs by dear mom : )

(Zara parka, Monki denim shirt, Vintage mens plaid shirt from Prague, Jeffrey Campbell wedges and Topshop hot pants.)

Lately I’ve been trying different things out, for example, a parka. I know it sounds ridiculous, but this is the first time I put on a parka (mainly because my mom used to call it the homeless jacket).  It’s so versatile and comfortable I don’t ever want to take it off again. (Which makes me wonder if the homeless people actually put on their parka before or after they became homeless.. you see what I mean?) – Alright, that’s a lot of useless information.
Back to the outfit, I’m wearing the parka over a denim shirt over a plaid shirt. It’s a bit bulky to layer on three button-up tops so I went bare-legged to balance it out (and in case you’re wondering, I had pants on!) I hope you enjoy this post!

Runway inspirations

(From left: Sportmax Spring 2011; Dior Spring 2011; Michael Kors Spring 2011)
Photo source: Style.com

I really like the whole sportswear trend, I’m not a sporty girl but it looks fun and chic. My outfit was pretty much inspired by the Dior Spring 2011 opening look by Karlie Kloss, minus the flirty sailor effect. (The fact that there won’t be another Galliano+Karlie Kloss opening for Dior is killing me… ) I’m also loving this sportmax coat, and the flat platform sandals and knitted socks combination by Michael Kors. (Angelica if you’re reading… it’s just a personal taste thing ; ) I love your blog!)

Street inspirations

(From left: Jean Greige; B. Jones Style; Hallie Daily)
Photo source: Chictopia.com

Jean Greige is probably my new favourite in the style blogosphere cause she’s a natural. Love her shoes and ankle socks in this outfit! (Go to her blog now for this really fun DIY turbeanie tutorial!); Don’t know about you guys, but I’d been following The Vintage Society, Beth’s “previous” website, for many years before she started B. Jones Style. She’s such a inspiration for me, and this army green maxi looks perfect on her; I love how Hallie can pull off such a huge amount of leopard prints. It’s very lovely photo, and you know what!? Chinese girls are pretty amazing : P

Get the look now!

(1.Levi’s Fish Tail Cropped Parka via Asos.com; 2.Perrin Premium Platform Sandals via Topshop; 3.BDG Classic Plaid Breezy Button-Down Shirt via urbanoutfitters.com; 4.Jeffrey Campbell Perforated Wedge via urbanoutfitters.com; 5.Urban Renewal Vintage Cut-Off Denim Vest via urbanoutfitters.com; 6.Zara Hooded Parka)

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10 responses

  1. I’m so glad you were able to try something new. I actually tried on a parka 2 weeks ago because it looked SO good on the sales girl but on me… I don’t know, it just didn’t match my style I guess. I love trying new trends but I’ve decided that not every trend will work with everyone, unfortunately for us but fortunately for our wallets! The parka is one I’ll have to pass on.

    P.S. I love your wedges.

  2. you look great..i haven’t worn a parka yet…though i do own one..its so damnedly tough to get onee in a good size…but i really love yours with the denim mix-up:)
    oh and i love jean greige too…..pretty great style and writing:)

  3. Ah are those the other expensive (tax!) pair of Campbell wedges you got? I really wanted those but like I told you last time I wanted to try them on first before buying! Love love… and I see is that the IFC again??? You don’t look shy to me at all. hahahah

    -Sam
    http://www.samishome.com

  4. Hey dear, amazing layering for this outfit! 😮

    And I’m jealous you got a bloggers meeting and all that…I wish I lived in HK too!

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