Happy New Year! *insert crazy noisemaker effect here* Our new year is already off to an interesting start, as the photos of this great red military blazer with gold buttons were taken after a night of getting up every hour and a half to check on the defrosting of our frozen pipes due to a broken window and dysfunctional furnace in two of the units in our home! *sigh* This has been a very difficult year for my husband and I financially and truth be told, I’m pretty happy that 2017 is in the books. I’m looking forward to getting new renters and finally adjusting to my new job, to my husband finishing school and starting a nurse practitioner program. There are all kinds of possibilities in the new year so bring on 2018!
I have been excited to share this outfit for a few weeks now because it just seems so Christmassy to me. After family left and schedules worked out, we were finally able to shoot this outfit. It’s not super fancy but I love the simple pattern mixing. Our town is gorgeous this time of year with wreaths on the lampposts and candles in all the windows. This red military blazer with gold buttons just fits with the festive feel.
I’m obsessed with Balmain blazers and was on the lookout for an affordable look-a-like. It’s hard because so many of the good ones sell out quickly. This red military blazer from Missguided was a birthday gift and I love the bright color and pretty gold buttons. In person it doesn’t look like the version on the website, but I still love the pop of color. The fabric is like a thick t-shirt material and the jacket is unlined. The picture on the website shows the jacket buttoned but there is no way to button the jacket and the pockets aren’t real. That’s your fair warning. But, it’s very comfortable and if you just want an affordable Balmain look-alike, this is an option.
The rest of the outfit is made up of items that have been in my closet a number of years. The scarf was a Forever21 purchase a few years ago to add some holiday flair to my black peacoat and I always pull it out this time of year. Make sure to check out last year’s Holiday Outfit Inspiration post for more ideas of how to wear red during the Holidays!
Get the Red Military Blazer with Gold Buttons Look
- Red Military Blazer with Gold Buttons, Missguided.
- Striped Turtleneck, Forever21. Similar.
- Similar Distressed Skinny Jeans, American Eagle.
- Plaid Scarf, Forever21. Similar here and in widget below.
- Similar Leopard Heels, Nordstrom.
- Baublebar Mason Ring, Nordstrom. Similar in widget below.
- Michael Kors Two-Tone Pave Watch, Areatrends.com
- Sugarfix by Baublebar Earrings, Target. I know, I wear these every post! But they go with EVERYTHING!
- Milani Amore Matte Lip Creme in Striking, Walmart.
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Thank you so much for stopping by! This little old blog of mine has seen a lot of growth this year and I’m so thankful for all of you who stop by and help make it successful!
Happy New Year!
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