When will it be winter already??
For no reason in particular I seem to have accumulated a lot of leopard print in my life as of late…and most of these pieces are much better suited for cold weather, and not the 100 degree heat we're experiencing in TX at the moment.
Particularly this one.
This is an Ivan Grundahl faux leopard cocoon coat that my mom got at a sale at the If boutique in Soho. My mom and I are both big fans of Ivan Grundahl, so it was an exciting find, especially at something like 80% off..ridiculous!
I wasn't with her when she bought this coat, she had it shipped home. I had to try it on as soon as I saw it. The plushy fur is so soft, and the coat is reversible, so you can wear it on rainy days too!
Little Red says
Absolutely loving your leopard print pieces! I’m especially liking the dress/shirt in the last photo. It looks great paired with the red plaid!
LOVE LOVE LOVE. The first jacket is the best winter thing.. And I love the leopard top too! Only it’s weird that it’s wool but still a summer-looking piece. I hate when they combine something like that..
Tasha Gregson says
Great style. Cool jacket
Leopard print is pretty classic, isn’t it? Looking forward to fall weather and the clothes that come with it!
jameson ruth. says
i’m in texas right now for the first time in my life. it’s so hot and dry here! unbelievable.
They all look lovely on you! the first coat looks incredibly warm and the miu miu studded ankle boots are just incredible!
Jen Tarte says
That coat is fabulous! I especially love how you found that skirt for only 99 cents!
Love the cat eyes. It goes really well with your theme. :)
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Prêt à Porter P says
jane i dont know how you do it, but seeing your mom i figure it is in your DNA, but you just have this true gift for mixing patterns and prints and textures w/o looking like a clown. even though there is a lot going on, there is a harmony and cohesiveness to it. it’s amazing how you do it! i esp. love the 2nd outfit. and when it comes to animal prints i like them as natural as possible, but black/white print is truly exceptional! and i LOVE that kimono sash/scarf!!!!!!!!
-ps. i love your tights in the 1st ensemble. they are not something i get to wear, but i love them on other people!
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love the skirt, 99cents, that’s an absolutely ridiculous steal!
i love all the shots too :)
but be thankful for hot weather, it’s already freezing up in Canada!! (which it shouldn’t be, at least not in August)
Hi jane! I love all the leopard, PERFECT. <3 Ava
Love to see your post before sleeping and yeah! here U go!!
Great outfits — really Love that leopard skirt and that length.
love the coat. that skirt is an awesome find, the print is amazing! also love your miu miu studded ankle boots – always love your shoes, you have an incredible collection.
also love your hair and how it’s thrown up in that loose chignon, very pretty.
I’m usually not a fan of leopard print, because most people don’t pull it off well. But, it’s a different story with you. You make leopard print look elegant and chic, especially in that last picture!
I also am more of a shoe girl (over a handbag girl) myself!
The leopard coat is really amazing!!
I can’t wait for winter because the summer in Israel is really hot!
I love all three outfits but I think #1 is my favorite… Where are the tights from?
Girlfriend I feel your pain! Just moved here to Dallas from LA and dreaming of fall, its too hot!!!
i wish it was summer too!! love the outfits
The coat is stunning! Regarding the dress,I really like the way you mixed it with plaid, very interesting looks.
Girl next blog says
Your leopard coat is just LOVE
wow. i never really liked leopard print but after i saw your amazing coat… i’ll might [definitely] change my mind, haha!
you look as beautiful as always!
I feel the same way about winter. While I really like summer, winter clothes are so much more fun! I love your new coat, and you certainly can’t beat a 99 cent skirt. My aunt is obsessed with leopard print. She claims it is a neutral, and I totally agree!
The leopard cocoon coat is EPIC! I’ve never seen anything like it! So beautiful.
So much leopard. I don’t like that print. But vogue’s like this.
I think it’s really cool that you like Ivan Grundahl – a Danish designer. You should come to Copenhagen and see his shop here. I think I have seen you wear Vibskov as well. They are both very loved here in Denmark.
Hi from Denmark,
Wow that coat is incredible!
Oh, I wanna some cold days, because I bought grey coat. And I fall in love with it :D
Pearl Westwood says
I know the feeling, I can’t wait for cooler weather, so bored of my summer wardrobe that I am craving some layers and my leather leggings!!
Jigsaw Jones says
I love leopard stuff. That coat is amazing, as is the impractical leopard top. I’m in Austin, so I feel your pain with this effing ridiculously hot weather.
Alex Dom says
i love the miu miu ankle boots!
GORGEOUS LEOPARDS. AS I´M IN LOVE WITH THEM TOO.
what a gorgeous coat…especially since it’s faux leopard! you are rocking it!
Gorgeous! That coat is stunning. I covet all your leopard prints.
Andrew J says
Great coat! And I totally feel your pain, I’m ready for fall weather already! I have too many wonderful cool/cold weather clothes for this heat lol.
coin-operated ninja says
looking good! i heard that your blog is banned in china btw. sad. and wtf, i don’t get the hate!! lol.
Simone Renee says
Leopard print is one of my absolute most favorite things. It has the potential to be very tacky, but if worn right, it is flattering, timeless and beautiful. Both of your finds are incredible!
Style crusader says
I love leopard print, when done right it is extremely chic!
I can’t wait for winter either! Today, it hit about 66 degrees though (a HUGE change from the 80 degree weather of just yesterday) so I was temporarily happy :)
Perfectly Disgraceful says
H&M is selling super cute tiny leopard jackets for little girls.
I LOVE the coat and the dress/shirt i’m so impressed by your finds i really wonder how you do i wish i could find such things with such prices where i live that’s so sad you’re so a lucky girl jane i should get you as my personal shopper ;)
Seriously, we get the brunt of the heat here in Texas. :(
Oooooh. That first piece… I’m wanting it so badly.
fashion roadkill says
I’m obsessed with leopard print right now, too!! I love the skirt with the Miu Miu ankle boots.
Anon Coward says
Your feet are going to be straight BUSTED when you are 21. I bet they look nasty NOW. YUCK!
i always hate the akward transition between summer and winter and fall…
GALA PADILLA says
Pretty pics!!!! kisses
Paula (GALA PADILLA)
Sunny Mimi C. says
I can’t wait for fall! Winter, however, I despise. I have a hatred of extreme temperatures.
you look so damn tall in your first two shots while i’m here at 5’0…. hahaha
I absolutely loooooooooove your blog!!! If you are ever in portland check out the the Bonnets. It has really cool hats. I was recently in portland and remembered that you loved hats. Their blog is bonnetsboutique.com. Also, have you seen the Balmain zipped ankle boots yet? They are really cool. You should check them out. And lastly, have you ever been to the store LF? there are two in NYC. maybe you could check it out. One is on 5th Ave. and the other on Spring Street in SoHo
mr. freddy's mom says
i love your outfit, jane!
i’m inlove with leopard/animal prints too!
What an amazing coat! Love the brown shearling most! And *sigh* those Balenciaga’s…gorge! :)
Very gaudy and completely non-trend based. I love it. Leopard print is a classic and I’m loving the look on such a young girl like you. You work it in many different ways, both ostentatiously and in a more relaxed manner. The key to great dressing is versatility and creativity – you you have shitloads of both! Also it’s great to see that you are pretty much the only blogger who has the Balenciaga boots whilst everyone else drools over the Edelmans.
I absolutely adore your leopard prints! The coat is amazing.
And I absolutely agree about the weather– winter needs to be here ASAP!
Noelle + Kendall says
The long leopard skirt is my favorite,
Nini's Style says
All of the photos look great Jane. I know Dallas’s weather is way hot and I can’t wait for it to cool off soon :-)
Oh so so soooo amazing.
Little Clementine says
That is such a beautiful jacket! (:
Love the print fun and sexy yet very versatile..suprisingly!
I love leopard print! I have been on the hunt to get a coat just like the one you’re wearing in the first picture. I love love love that top, too. Great finds! :)
Clumpy Dumpy says
Hot eye makeup!
The last outfit is the best–so eclectic (such a dumb, over-used word, I know), I love it.
I was ALSO at the IF Boutique sale in SoHo! I was there on the first day of the sample sale — odd that I didn’t see either of those pieces. There were some really insane half nude mesh/half black leather Margiela knee high boots there that reminded me of your crazy shoes.
I picked up an Ivan Grundahl piece too — a really fabulous wool/silk vest with a long (triple wrap) leather belt. I’d never even heard of him but I really liked his stuff. I’m jealous of your coat, it’s beautiful.
There’s something about leopard print that has me torn, when worn by others it can look elegant & chic, but for some reason as soon as I wear it I feel like an old lady. I can’t explain it. I do love the folds of that first coat though, just beautiful.
u look so cute, how old r u!
you look like bjork. and that is fully a compliment.
very unique and original.
i love you blog :)
i totally know what you mean about the weather. It hasn’t been nearly that hot up here but i keep coming up with outfits that would be great for winter. Love the coats. Those boots look great with the skirt.
I am in love with the voluptuousness of that coat. It looks perfect for a Canadian winter if you tire of it in Texas.
Your makeup looks beautiful! Loving your tights in the first picture with the Balenciaga boots.
I actually think leopard print and flannel match perfect together!
love that leopard dress!!
Ebay Fashion Addict says
I love the tights and the leopard with the plaid!
LOVE your hair in the first outfit picture and your makeup.
The leopard cocoon coat is so fun! I think I could get away with it for my all-black work wardrobe… which you can follow at http://www.blacktowork.blogspot.com. Jane, you are adorable!
I love your blog, your style and everything you wear! Keep the good work
Amazing coat O_O …..
Lol you made this the same day of the release of Apple Mac OS X Snow Leopard Release.
New eyebrow shape? Looks great!
aamazing leopard fiiiinds ;)
esp. the immobolizing top, haha- its sooo vibrant and cool, you could weasr a billion diff ways ;)
i loove your quirky take on it ;)
Indie Cake says
I love wearing plaid with cheetah print!!!! :)
Very very beautiful!
I live very much animal print!
Johanna - MyShoebox.se says
Love tha jacket, it looks so warm and cosy!
A while ago you mentioned you didn’t wear makeup — you only did your eyebrows, I think you said. Do you have eyeliner/mascara on in these pictures? Any reason for the change of heart or just trying something new?
Molly Rose says
Those pieces are fabulous! I love them.
When I saw that last one of your twitter, i was like WOW I love the plaid and leopard together. It may be weird, but it kicks ass!
i cannot wait for winter, either, although of course my winter wardrobe is not as elaborate as yours. but you inspired me, i really need to buy something leopardy, too.
I love your cocoon coat! And congrats on making Style.com’s “Who’s That Girl?” list, where you’re featured
with some of the fashion world’s youngest it girls!
great outfit! the leopard print is amazing!
Kate Hartland says
i am very impatient for winter!!!! where i live, we only have hot, hotter, hottest, and not so hot. so you see my dilema…
great post! i love this
Don't Be A Hero says
haha, I know what you mean, can’t wait to break out this almost Rick Owen cut army coat I found for about a dollar. granted, it has to be taken in, so that makes it, what, 9 bucks? I think I can handle it :P
and, excuse me, where the hell, do you put all this stuff?!? I have trouble with my pathetic collection, no doubt you have major space issues with all this fabulousness, am I right? don’t know how everything looks so fantastically tidy all the time, I’m totally jealous :P
really sucks about the weather, a family friend told me its been 100+ for over a month. I love the skirt, and coat. I really want some leopard stuff!
a frock a day says
I love anything leopard print. I remember having a fuschia leopard print sweater that I loved to bits in grade 7, even if all my relatives thought I was off my rocker for wearing it.
I am crazy about animal print…
Oh my, I love leopard print. Its so classic and glamorous.
I absolutely love that elephant necklace! I want one now, where do I get one?
UGH, animal print is something I´m absolutely despised of. But I have to admit it doesn´t look that bad on you.
Just discovered your blog and fell in loooveee…
oh just curious, what foundation do you use, if you do?
i need a leopard print fur too. i just discovered lately that some things look 1000 times better than you expected them to look, because a received like a whole stack of clothes from my aunt. all vintage:X so, as you do, i can’t wait to wear them this fall & this winter.
You have a very chic, original way of putting clothes together. Nothing about it is forced or cliched. I honestly think that some stylists could takes tips from you. My favourite outfit is the Richard Chai jacket with vintage skirt and Miu Miu boots. Gorgeous.
You look so lovely in the first picture…I so enjoy reading your blog, it is one of the few blogs that I come back to everytime and look forward to reading future posts, you are such an individual with an immense sense of style!
I really like the leopard and flannel combo!
a la mode says
That coat looks so plush! Love it!
God, that first jacket is beyond belief. So beautiful, so plush (looking atleast). I reckon you cannot go wrong with strategic use of leopard print. G’luck with colder weather so you can strut out these killer pieces :)
Can you actually walk in those Miu Miu booties? The Balenciage shoes look much more comfy. Digging the futuristic look.
i love those balenciaga boots. what a lucky find!
I love the first coat!
I’ll be so glad when the Texas heat ends, but that really won’t come until about the end of October. I’m dying to break out all of my sweaters and coats!
I’m so glad you mix thrifted pieces in with your outfits, there really is so much to be found if you look for it!
Intrinsically Florrie says
Enjoy the warmth, winter will come.
Unfortunately it already feels like January here today!!
Love the Junya Watanabe leopard dress/shirt.
You have to see the Inglorious leopard ensemble worn by the french interpreter in the Tarantino movie!
Bobbin Talk says
Very cool Leopard!
I could never pull it off but you look amazing!
Hi Jane! You’re so breathtaking to look at…the clothes are stunning as are you!
Happy Sunday to you!
I am so jealous of that first coat. I could definitely get a lot of wear out of that in Pittsburgh, PA. I agree though, I can hardly wait for colder weather.
jane, i think you are a pretty young girl, but dress way too old for your age! its almost sickening to look at.
the best you have looked ever is in the shoot for simone, you should style yourself like that more often. not dressing like your mom.
The Photodiarist says
I hate winter (love winter clothes, though), so please please don’t wish the few remaining summer days away. Ahhh forgot that you live in Texas where winter is no colder than 50 degrees and is usually sunny. I live in New York where winters are bitter!
This is so fabulous! :)
Oh! The Miu Miu studded boots! *drool*
Its a wonder that you can wear all that animal print and not look tacky but gorgeous.
Love Love love your blog. :)
AMAZING BLOG BEST I’VE SEEN
you have an excellent camera
that skirt was a very good find.
although i’d look ridiculous in it with my shortness. ha.
bru marx says
Love everything,I just love your blog.
i’m kind of obsessing over animal prints right now also. absolutely adore the 3rd one.
The second outfit is my fav! 99 cents? Great find!! I love those kind of finds… they just make you smile everytime you wear them. :p
The last outfit is a little off the cuff, and strangely not flattering. But hey… i’m a fan of wearing what you like, and not what other people like.
I can’t WAIT for winter! It has been beautiful weather here lately in the city. Fashion Week is looking to be fab.
I love the outfit with flannel shirt. It’s goergous!
You’ve got lovely hair. :)
Marion from marionscloset.blogspot.com
fashion fail!! first jackets look huge on your small frame. now you look like 5000 lb person =(
i really like the first pic, although i’m not that into the whole leo stuff :)
daily dose of philosophy. (:
In my eyes that last outfit has such a strong nineties vibe about it. The plaid and the short tights evoke some memories of my early teens when plaid shirts and Nirvana were the coolest thing. But your way of putting these elements together results in something that is of this time, not a clumsy replika or pastisch in any way.
I respect your way of using clothing and the resources you have to express yourself with such intellect. It is a rare talent.
love the dress and the 99 cent skirt…..so cool! you go girl!
Dithy Rambe says
Elephant necklace? Unforgettable!
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