Chanel Tweed Jacket

Friday, 14 May 2010
I've always been crazy about Chanel tweed jackets. They're timeless and so nonchalantly decadent when paired with a simple t-shirt and jeans. I've been lucky to have bought a few vintage Chanel jackets at ridiculously low prices but since I knew nothing about tailoring and lived hundreds, if not thousands of miles away from the nearest Chanel store, I gave up trying to alter them to suit me so off they went on eBay. *sob* I've regretted my actions ever since. 

Take a look at this. I tore a page out of a magazine back in 2003. The look is still current even though 7 years has passed.

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I love everything about this. The contrasting red boucle jacket against the striped tee with a black stole thrown carelessly over the neck.

kate moss chanel

Here are more examples of Chanel tweed jackets worn by celebrities.

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I found a fascinating article on Time magazine which talked about the history of the Chanel tweed jacket. Take a look at this

4 comments:

  1. JCrew seems to do a version of tweed jacket every season, and they are quite nice! Your post has reminded me to drag my JCrew jacket out and put it to use.

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  2. JCrew has some really amazing stuff. Simple basics but beautifully made. I bet Net-a-porter will charge a fortune for them. I saw a few tweed boucle jackets at Zara which were quite cheap. It's autumn at your end and just the right weather for tweed.

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  3. Chanel ready to wear for Spring 2010 goes on sale next week at all Chanel stores in the USA.

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  4. How I wish I live in the States! But then again, it's just as well I don't because I will be shopping everyday.

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