If you happened to catch my last post showing how to wear a velvet romper, you know I promised to follow up today with the jacket I paired with my romper. You've probably noticed bomber jackets on Pinterest and in all the stores this fall, right? That's because they're back with a vengeance. Since I'm into edgier styles these days, I paired my velvet romper with a black satin bomber jacket from Vision Street Wear. Read on to learn how to wear a bomber jacket with velvet and similar textures.
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I really like the juxtaposition of textures, with the crushed velvet next to the shiny satin bomber. What do you think? I knew I wanted a short jacket, because it's not cold enough to wear anything long where I live. Plus, I wanted the velvet to be able to show since it's the star of the outfit. Here are a few additional options since mine is sold out:
How cool is this wall? I love the light along the sidewalk. It's like having my own personal runway!
How to Wear a Bomber Jacket and Still Look Feminine:
One of the reasons this look works and doesn't look too grungy is because I kept my makeup really clean and soft. I did a basic cat eye with some mascara, then added blush and a touch of lip gloss. The curls in my hair help soften the look, too. This look is all about the contrast of textures and the contrast of feminine vs. edgy.
Just casually hanging out in a parking garage, watching the sunset. 😉 (Click to see larger)
And now for a complete 180, here's the same jacket but I'm wearing it with my hair in braids and I added a nose ring. How's that for different? I love the back of the jacket so much, so I wanted to include a picture to show it off.
What's your favorite way to wear a bomber? Do you like pairing it with something unexpected or do you prefer a classic look with jeans and a t-shirt?