WIW 7/25: Secret Agent Sophisticate--NAS L148 oxblood leather jacket & Halogen tweed skirt

Shamelessly stealing one of the terms Rae came up with in this thread about new style monikers. This is a variation on an outfit I wore when I was pregnant that made me feel like a Russian Spy (7) or Anna Karenina (8). I substituted my new sleek oxblood leather jacket from NAS for the burgundy fur-trimmed cardigan, and swapped in my burgundy patent quilted hearts satchel for the purse. I may look like I'm on call at the hospital, but it's all a cover for my secret agent work. And the ballerina daughter and cat? Decoys. Watch out--I'm onto you....

Lafayette 148 NAS burgundy leather jacket and black shell. Feeling a little guilty that this jacket cost as much as my wedding dress! On the other hand, I only wore the wedding dress once. I think CPW will be a lot better on this jacket!
Halogen burgundy tweed skirt--from last year's Half Yearly Sale. I actually bought two-a size 8 to wear while pregnant and a size 6 for afterward (they were $45). This is the debut of the 6. Cheaper than altering! This actually goes with the jacket better than the office doormat/loincloth skirt (another great DH-ism) that he hated (9).
Clarks brown pumps--really old
Ann Taylor burgundy and gold necklace--also really old
Forever 21 bracelet--this cost $10 so the CPW must be pennies by now!
Betsey Johnson burgundy quilted hearts satchel from DSW

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  • rae replied 6 years ago

    Ooh, so flattered that you would use that moniker! You look very Mrs. Smith - like a totally competent wife and mom who happens to moonlight as a spy. :-D

  • Joy replied 6 years ago

    I'm crazy about your tweed pencil skirt and burgundy leather jacket!! Your best look yet for me. Your background story adds to the fun.

  • CocoLion replied 6 years ago

    This is simply stunning.  And burgundy really suits you.  For that matter, you wear so many colors well!

  • kkards replied 6 years ago

    the princess is great cover!
    the burgundy is stunning on you, love how it looks with that skirt, its like they were made for each other. 

  • replied 6 years ago

    That skirt is so much nicer than the loincloth. Looks great!

  • Lisa replied 6 years ago

    Nice to see the jacket in action, great spy outfit.  And look at that print in the bag, at first I thought it was quilted but it's hearts, how fun!

  • Angie replied 6 years ago

    We just watched Anna Karenina! I hereby crown you Queen Anna Karenina!

    The new leather jacket is PERFECT with the tweed skirt :)

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