Today's OOTD was inspired by this incredible leather jacket that I got for FREE earlier this week. It was actually the nicest thing ever -- I was buying a girl's clothes at my work on Wednesday, and she had the CUTEST stuff ever, including a few designer items. I unfortunately had to pass on some of her things due to some minor wear and tear (including this fabulous jacket), but she still made quite a bit of money for the things I could take (which was almost everything she brought in). After I paid her out I was telling her how much I loved her stuff, and she told me I could have my pick of the rest of it for free since she was just going to throw the it all away! I ended up taking this ah-mazing jacket and some Michael Kors jeans (hello), both of which I couldn't believe she was giving up. She was honestly the nicest girl ever and I hope she brings even more of her fabulous wardrobe in to my store soon.
Anyway, I've been looking for a new jacket that is classy with a bit of an edge for a few weeks now. As soon as I saw this jacket I knew it was perfect, so I was disappointed when I noticed some wear on the side panels, but I was so happy when the girl told me I could keep it! I've also been in love with this Forever 21 top since I found it at my store a few weeks ago, and I had noticed how perfectly this SLATE statement necklace from Rocksbox looks with monochrome pieces, so I knew I had a killer outfit in the making. To keep the look from going too formal, I threw on some distressed denim and my favorite rustic ankle booties. I also added on this Margaret Elizabeth bangle (also from Rocksbox) to add even more shine to my overall look.
Overall I am obsessed with today's look, which I'll be wearing for dinner and drinks with some friends after work, and I can't wait to create even more amazing outfits with this jacket and my current Rocksbox set! Sign up for Rocsksbox today to try out these amazing jewelry pieces, and use my code "laravlwxoxo" at checkout to get your first month FREE! Use the links above to shop the rest of this look, and let me know what you think of my outfit in the comments :).
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