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In my opinion a good wardrobe is made up of two things trends and staples/basics. The trends are always fun but in all honestly no wardrobe is complete without the staples.  Staples are our fall backs; old faithfuls that we reach for time and time again.  They help ground an outfit so that it's not a crazy mish mash of trendy pieces and take you from a clown to a fashionista overnight.

For me one of my favorite staples that I always need is a leather jacket!  It's all the components of a perfect outfit all rolled up into one piece.  A leather jacket itself is generally considered a more casual piece, but leather in itself is high end.  It is at once both laid back and elevated; edgy yet sophisticated. It is the perfect addition to elevate a casual outfit and also to contrast a dressy look with a casual piece.  

A few years ago my previous go to leather jacket that had been with me for a while reached it's life expectancy  (it was faux but I LOVED it!) and since then I have been on the hunt for a replacement.  Until a few weeks ago when the stars aligned and I finally found this Rudsak leather jacket during the Nordstrom Anniversary sale and I couldn't love it more!

All jokes aside though, I really do feel that a leather jacket is a must have in any wardrobe!  If you have one, you know what I mean, and if you don't and want one my only suggestion is to take your time finding the right one for you.  I consider my leather jacket(s) investment pieces.  If you choose wisely and care for them they will last you a lifetime!

Thanks so much for reading!

Jacket: Rudsak, I also like this Rebecca Minkoff Version
Jeans: American Eagle (old), Similar Joe Fresh Jeans (on sale!), GAP jeans, and Rag & Bone Jeans options
Top: H&M, Similar
Purse: Coach (old), Similar Coach Swagger Bag
Ring: Oak & Fort

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  1. This is a lovely outfit! I love a leather jacket and definitely think they're a staple! Really great photos as well :)

    Nicole | In The Life of NM

    1. Thanks Nicole! I am so glad I finally replaced my old leather jacket just in time for fall!

  2. this leather jacket is very sophisticated, you have a good sense of style!

  3. I also like this leather jacket! It' is suitable and matches your incredibly unusual style. Thanks for sharing!


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