Fashion Friday-Fitted Black Jacket to Lengthen Short Torso

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Today on Fashion Friday I am sharing my fitted black jacket with gold buttons.

It is a great piece to have in your wardrobe. It can be dressed up or dressed down.

A couple of Sunday’s ago I put together this outfit…I call this jacket my “St. Peppers Lonely Heart Club Band Jacket” (The Beatles era for those of you who don’t know) :)

 I have had this jacket for a few years now and it is a staple in my wardrobe. I love the fit, the round gold buttons, the detailing on the shoulders and the mandarin color

Even the back has great detailing too! I like how it cinches in the back and gives the illusion that I have a waist!

I think wearing a dark jacket and color on the lower half of me works best to draw your attention down instead up where my very wide shoulders are. 

This is such a great jacket…I don’t remember where I bought it..(I think TJMaxx) I am wearing my black and white polka dot silky blouse and a stretchy pink pencil skirt.

Because of the strong button detailing I chose not to wear a necklace with this outfit instead I am wearing black earrings but I don’t think you can see them in any of the pics.

The buttons also draw your eye down instead of across which really helps if you are short waisted like I am.

One other tip…the blouse was too long as usual so I used a skinny black belt to blouson the blouse a little bit and pull it up.

If you like this Fashion Friday post you will love how I style my black jacket with a Maxi skirt in this post

You can see my black jacket mixed with gold and a black and white maxi skirt in this post 

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Suggested materials:
  • Black jacket   (Macy's)
  • Black and white polka dot blouse   (Jcrew)
  • Pink Skirt   (Ann Taylor)
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