WIW 01/30 - Floral Jacket - low contrast experiment

This jacket just arrived from asos yesterday and I had to wear it. While I don't think the fit is a 10, it's good enough, the price was right and I anticipate having a lot of fun with it. I also bought the matching trousers, but they're designed for someone several inches shorter than I am, so they are going back. My floral suit will just have to remain the stuff of dreams.

I'm experimenting with low contrast colors today...not my usual thing.

I had to take this picture in a hurry, so didn't notice my necklace was skewed until it was too late. Bummer.

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25 Comments

  • clearlyclaire replied 5 years ago

    Oh Amy! The colors and print are gorgeous on you! I can see that mixing in very well with your wardrobe and it looks like just your style. Too bad about the trousers. :(

  • replied 5 years ago

    Great colours on that jacket! Could you crop and taper the trousers like Angie's black suit?

  • Diane G replied 5 years ago

    Beautiful on you, I really like it. Shame about the trousers though. :(

  • Amy replied 5 years ago

    Ooh, that's a great idea, Ceit! Since they weren't particularly expensive, I think that would be worth the experiment.

  • krishnidoux replied 5 years ago

    Totally charming! Great colours and do keep your hair this length, it really suits both your face and your style.

  • Beth Ann replied 5 years ago

    LOVE the jacket. It will go with so many colors, and suits your style.

  • Astrid replied 5 years ago

    Awesome jacket! The colors are wonderful, I'd totally wear this too. I like Ceit's idea of trying to make the trousers work, especially if they weren't too expensive. And you're a sewing pro! You look great.

  • amiable replied 5 years ago

    Beautiful! I love ceit's idea of cropping the trousers and having a suit!

  • Suz replied 5 years ago

    Gorgeous, Amy!! I love it on you, far more than I'd have expected, actually, since I was just a "maybe" vote for floral jackets. This one is beautifully abstract. And also very cross seasonal. YAY!

  • annagybe replied 5 years ago

    Oooh I want to see you in a floral suit! Great colors on you.

  • Zapotee replied 5 years ago

    Wow, super great idea from Celt. This is fab too!

  • MsMary replied 5 years ago

    LOVE! You look like a million bucks!

  • Thistle replied 5 years ago

    Great idea from Ceit!!

    I like this on you! You really pull off the floral blazer!

  • qfbrenda replied 5 years ago

    I'm not a floral person but I really like that jacket on you. The colors are perfect to fit in with your wardrobe.

  • Angie replied 5 years ago

    I think it's a 10! It needs another under layer to bring out the colours of the pattern.

    Fun floral jacket :)

  • Amy replied 5 years ago

    Thanks, everyone.

    Angie, I agree...I'll have to experiment some more :)

  • cciele replied 5 years ago

    I'm not a big floral fan but I really like this! The muted palette is wonderful, and you look great in these low-contrast colors.

  • replied 5 years ago

    Too bad about the trousers. The jacket is gorgeous, it will mix with so much.

  • Day Vies replied 5 years ago

    I love the jacket -- I am not sure I love it in a low contrast setting (though low contrast is a very interesting concept. I would love to see this with mustard, deep red or teal. (just my two cents, but I am a color hound so you can feel free to ignore me.)

  • Amy replied 5 years ago

    Me too, Day Vies :)

  • nancylee replied 5 years ago

    I really like this floral jacket on you, Amy. Angie's suggestion of another layer to make things pop is brilliant.

    Like Suz, I'm surprised that I like the floral since I'm a little unsure of the trend for myself. Thanks for being a style trailblazer!

  • Joy replied 5 years ago

    Lovely! You have given me ideas for a floral jacket that I'd forgotten I had. I hope the pants can be altered to work too.

  • carolbee replied 5 years ago

    Amy that is one fabulous jacket. I agree with the others about a different coloured top.

  • Aida replied 5 years ago

    Ooh now that is an interesting moody floral! I can't wait to see what you come up with :)

  • pil replied 5 years ago

    Beautiful jacket on you Amy - I love Day Vies mustard suggestion.

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