This ensemble was inspired by our cool and grey Fall weather, which made me want a cuddly and soft plush vest. I saw this outfit from J.Crew and liked how the layering and tucked tops changed things up. Of course, plush or faux fur vests come in all sorts of silhouettes and colours, and this is just one version. Nice to layer with, and a fun bit of textural drama to add to an outfit.
There are countless ways to wear a plush vest. Here are two renditions to get the style juices flowing. The one on the left is dressy, while the one on the right is casual.
If you’re going to wear black from head to toe, wear it TEXTURED from head to toe for a maximal and less flat effect. Combine black cropped pants or a leather skirt with a black lace blouse, plush vest, and patent black footwear. Or throw in some gold footwear, and make sure your bag has maximal detailing, like a pattern or embroidery. Finish off the look with a choker.
Combine jeans with a turtleneck, plaid shirt and plush vest. Tuck or semi-tuck the layers into the jeans. High-rise jeans look particularly fresh at the moment. Finish off the look with riding boots or loafers, and casual tote or satchel. I’ve chosen black, denim and gold as the colour palette, but feel free to use any palette at all. Add jewellery, watch and eyewear as desired.