MY SPRING STAPLE

Okay, can we please talk about this weather here in NYC? I swear, we had an O-K spring for like… .3 of a second, I woke up the next day, and it’s 75 and sunny! Hellllooo warm weather!

I struggle a lot harder to put together outfits when it’s warm rather than when I can just bundle up and it miraculously looks like I planned my whole outfit. I never like to show too much skin. I hate wearing shorts, my legs are not my best feature, never have been… never will be. I swear they’re like little Jimmy Dean sausages (Weird metaphor, I get it. I’ve attached some photos for your viewing!) If I’m wearing shorts, I’ll balance it out with sweater or a jacket so I don’t feel too over-exposed. If you read my blog, you know I’m obsessed with leather. It’s my staple texture for almost every outfit. (If you’re new to my blog… haaayy! Sign up for the newsletter.) 

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I recently collaborated with Wilson’s Leather for this look! This biker jacket quickly became something I can’t see my closet without. The jacket has a lace-up detail on the sides as well as numerous pockets and a belt. A biker jacket like this can be an effortless way to add a lot of detail to any everyday outfit. It also has a zip out liner on the inside for all climates. Stylish & practical, you go Wilson’s!

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Jacket: here
Shirt: here
Bralette: shop similar here
Shorts: here
Belt: here
Watch: here
Bandana: shop similar
Shoes: here

Thank you to Wilsons Leather x Shopping Links for sponsoring this blog post.

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13 Comments

  1. Kayley
    April 22, 2016 / 2:08 am

    What size belt did you get? On the size chart is says size 4-6 is an extra small, and that’s me but I’ve never been an extra small lol… This can’t be right? Really like the look though!

    • Victoria Van Ness
      April 22, 2016 / 2:23 pm

      Thank you! I know, me either! It is totally crazy. I did get an XS and it fits perfectly. There’s also a lot of room to adjust.
      🙂

      -Victoria

  2. darylegeyer@gmail.com
    April 24, 2016 / 5:55 pm

    I think you look great in shorts, so wear them while you are young.

    • May 10, 2016 / 7:40 am

      This comment made me laugh. 😂

      But sure, it’s true. You have killer legs!

    • Victoria Van Ness
      April 29, 2016 / 4:42 pm

      Thanks Kelly! xx

  3. Sherry
    May 22, 2016 / 4:57 am

    I really like the outfit that you put together here! Can you tell me if the leather jacket runs true to size? The reviews are all over the place saying true to size and that it runs small. Can you provide any help?

    • Victoria Van Ness
      May 23, 2016 / 9:41 pm

      Mine ran true to size, actually even a little bit big if anything! 🙂
      To be safe I would definitely order in your normal size. xo!

      • Mindi
        June 30, 2016 / 8:29 pm

        I love this jacket but so confused on what size to order ! What size did you buy? According to the chart I’m XS, but I’ve never been an XS – I’m usually a S.

        • Victoria Van Ness
          July 6, 2016 / 2:20 pm

          Hi Mindi! I bought my regular size, a M. But definitely wish I went a size smaller. If you normally wear a small, go for the XS!

          🙂

  4. Kylie
    September 10, 2016 / 9:41 pm

    I love this jacket and I’m so going to buy it now. I’m having a tough time deciding which size to buy. I’m debating between a small and xsmall. You said you purchased a medium, is it extremely baggy on you? Is the jacket tighter fitting or boxy? I normally wear a small in tops. Why did you purchase the medium?

    • Victoria Van Ness
      September 16, 2016 / 2:02 pm

      Hi Kylie!

      I purchased a medium because I usually wear a medium in jackets- but this one definitely ran a bit big. I would recommend going down a size 🙂

      xo

  5. July 7, 2017 / 12:15 pm

    There is nothing better than a biker jacket. dress it up or dress it down . So cool

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