I know it looks nice and somewhat spring-like in these photos, but it was actually quite cold this day! In fact, I thought my lightweight utility jacket would cut it with a tank and jeans, but right before I left the house I switched to a turtleneck and added a scarf. I still refuse to wear my winter coats this close to spring so my utility jackets will be what I reach for from now until the warm weather comes. I purchased this one from Madewell more than a year ago (last see here) and throw it on with anything and everything. I even snagged a few vest styles because I absolutely adore the look (previously seen in this post and this post). While I don't need to have a million different pieces of a certain style of clothing, I like to invest in items I know I will wear all the time. Utility jackets are one of those items so I knew this one would be a great addition with its unique detailing and more defined shape. Even though a utility jacket is not a piece that will work for every occasion, I guarantee it will be one of your most worn items in your closet.
Taking a quick break to jump to another topic - I am finally beginning to tackle another room in my house. Yay! The furniture from our NYC apartment fits in about 1/3 of our new home so there is a ton to still decorate. I'm not planning to do it all at once and frankly am always amazed at people that move in and are all decorated within a few months. Furniture is such a huge investment and while I would love to do everything at once, we just can't. My office will be the next space I am focusing on since I spend so much time in there and need a more defined area. I will have a post coming out later this week on my inspiration behind the theme/decor and a few pieces have already arrived! I won't have it ready for quite some time, but I will definitely share it as I go along.
Jacket - Zadig and Voltaire | Turtleneck - Club Monaco | Jeans - Topshop | Shoes - Gianvito Rossi (budget option here) | Sunglasses - Fendi | Bag - Proenza Schouler | Scarf - Alexander McQueen
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