smooth operator

smooth operator

smooth operator

smooth operator

smooth operator

smooth operator

smooth operator

smooth operator

as a style blogger, i can admit there’s very little missing from my closet. even the years that preceded blogging full-time my wardrobe was robust. one reason being my husband’s job was in the hospitality sector. and guess what? there were numerous occasions that demanded we were, well, hospitable. when dignitaries checked in at the hotel your husband ran, and there was a reception, you better believe i smacked on some lipstick and polished my shoes.

but for many years there has been one item that i’ve lacked. that’s all changed since this beauty arrived last week. of course, i’m referring to this gorgeous suede jacket that i just might have to live in for the duration of the year. it’s timeless, and classic, and perfect, including the chocolate brown color.

to highlight this scrumptious jacket today’s ootd is simplicity in motion. head-to-toe black with contrasting brown. but i brought in a pop of texture with the leopard booties and leather handbag.

if the last photo of this set looks like a dead-ringer for a high school portrait, that’s ‘cuz my 40th reunion is next weekend. how that happened, i’ll never know. didn’t i just turn 40?

happy hump day!

labels: pants c/o Christopher and Banks; sweater Charter Club (similar here and here); booties 1.2.3 (similar here and here); jacket c/o J.Jill; handbag c/o J.Jillnecklace Chloe & Isabel; bracelet J.Jill

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