THE UPDATED ARMY JACKET: HOW YOU SHOULD WEAR IT DEPENDING ON YOUR BODY TYPE + $500 GIVEAWAY TO NORDSTROM

 

J Crew Army Jacket

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY!  Wishing all of you a day filled with lots of love!!  I’m going to dinner with my husband and then off to a foot massage.  We go to a place called Yaya Foot Spa and it’s AMAZING!!  You can get a 60 minute foot massage and it’s only $36!  If you’ve never been you must try it!

Hands down, one of my all time favorite types of jackets to wear all year round is the army jacket.  The main reason is because of their versatility, they can easily be dressed up or down and worn almost anywhere!  I adore this incredibly chic army jacket by J Crew, it’s super flattering because of the tie waist, however, I think it looks really good untied too!  You’re probably wondering this: “which way should I wear it?”  Well it all depends on your body type.  See below for all the details!

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Depending on what body type you are will determine the most flattering way to wear this jacket.  Here are the 4 most common body types and my recommendation of how each one should wear the jacket:

1.) Apple (triangle downwards)

This body shape describes a person who has broader shoulders and bust than they do hips.  You should leave the jacket untied to show off our slimmer hips and long legs.

2.) Banana, or straight (rectangular)

This body shape describes a person who typically has waist measurements that are less than 9 inches smaller than the hip or bust measurements.  This person should tie the jacket in order to accentuate their waist .

3.) Pear, spoon, or bell (triangle upwards)

This body shape describes a person who has hip measurements greater than their bust measurements.  If you are this body type I would recommend leaving the jacket untied.

4.) Hourglass (triangles opposing, facing inwards)

This body shape (typically presented as the “ideal”) describes a person with hip and bust measurements nearly equal in size, with a narrower waist measurement.  This person could do either one to be honest, this is my body type and I chose to tie it to accentuate my waist, but could have left it un-tied too and it would have looked good.

My subtly sexy bralette is by Anine Bing and available at Shopbop.  I’ve been wearing it a ton lately under tanks and sweaters, it really adds the perfect amount of sexy in a tasteful way to any look!  It’s actually very comfortable too, I’m wearing a size small.  I also found this one by Madewell at Nordstrom that I love too, it’s very similar, but only a fraction of the price!  If you don’t already have a pretty black lace bra I highly recommend adding one to your wardrobe, it will quickly become one of your favorite pieces!

YOU CAN VIEW ANOTHER POST I DID IN THIS BRALETTE BY CLICKING HERE.

DENIM REVIEW:  My ‘cool girl’ studded jeans are by Agolde and I’m obsessed!  They’re ultra high waisted so they make your legs look super long and slim, always a plus!  I can’t get over the amazingness of the silver studs around the waist band, this adds the perfect edgy touch and makes these fab jeans anything but ordinary!  Their faded black wash is extremely versatile and the length is perfect, I didn’t even have to hem them!  They run true to size, I’m wearing a size 25.  I’ve only had these jeans for like a week and I’m pretty sure I’ve worn them like the last 3 days in a row, they’re that good!

YOU CAN SEE ANOTHER POST I DID IN THESE EXACT JEANS BY CLICKING HERE.

My 2 silver necklaces are by a really cool jewelry shop out of LA – you can shop these necklaces and anything off of their website and receive 20% off with code BLOGGER20!  I’m wearing the Black Horn Necklace and the Margeaux lariot in the 14 inch silver.

SHOPBOP also has an amazing selection of Agolde denim!

As always please let me know if you have any questions, I’m always happy to help!

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Thank you so much for stopping by today, I truly appreciate all of you!  XOXO, Heather

 

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JCREW JACKET WEARING A SIZE XS // ANINE BING BRA WEARING A SIZE S // AGOLDE JEANS WEARING A SIZE 25 // BLACK PUMPS SIMILAR

 

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