What Jeanne Wore: Leopard Print Jacket and Black Ankle Pants

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Ann Taylor jacket (similar), belt via Shopbop (similar), Theory pants (similar), Josie Natori necklace (similar), Nina Originals shoes (similar)

Interestingly, this outfit represents what I see more and more as my “old” look.  Take an interesting jacket, create a waist by belting it, and wear it with the ubiquitous black pants. Probably ten times more sophisticated than what other people are wearing to the office these days, but more of a uniform than I like to wear anymore.

The truth is that I have very few jackets left in my closet and I only keep jackets if I can envision them worn with both good trousers and distressed jeans.  They’ve been replaced by longer sweaters and denim or moto jackets  – altogether much more casual.

With the prospect of retirement looming again, it is difficult to envision returning to a “dressier” look at any point in the future.  But then us “style girls” never say “never”, right?  By the way, the morning I put on this outfit, it never even made it out the door … just not me anymore.

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5 Comments on What Jeanne Wore: Leopard Print Jacket and Black Ankle Pants

  1. pam
    March 28, 2016 at 4:39 pm (12 months ago)

    I know what you mean – I’m 58 and my style has completely changed from my 40’s – returning to the more casual laid back style that I really prefer …a strange cross between classic and bohemian 😉

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  2. Sheila
    March 28, 2016 at 10:12 pm (12 months ago)

    It’s a really cool jacket – love it with the shoes.

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    • Jeanne
      March 30, 2016 at 3:52 pm (12 months ago)

      Sheila – Thanks. One can never go wrong with leopard!

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    • Jeanne
      March 30, 2016 at 3:52 pm (12 months ago)

      Patti – Thank you

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