Double denim outfit with a faux fur vest - une femme d'un certain âge

Double denim outfit with a faux fur vest

Susan B. wears a double denim outfit: jacket, jeans, faux fur vest, Balenciaga bag, French Kande jewelry..

Here’s another outfit built around pieces from my January capsule. This one with starts with double denim topped with a faux-fur vest. Versions of this look have been circulating on Instagram and Pinterest for some time. I’ve always wanted to re-create it, but could never find a faux fur vest that a) was the right color and b) didn’t make me look like a Yeti, until now.

earrings | vest | jacket (similar) | sweater | necklace | bracelet | jeans (similar) | bag (similar) | boots (similar)

(Sizes: vest 0 (4-6), jacket S Petite, sweater S Petite, jeans 28)

This faux-fur vest is a winner! It’s soft, a nice espresso brown, and adds a bit of luxe texture. It has pockets! And it’s WARM. It’s available in sizes 0 (4-6) to 3 (16-18) and is currently on sale!

I think of denim as a neutral. If your coloring is cool, you could go with a black, gray or even burgundy vest, black booties, and silver-toned jewelry.

Sunglasses were purchased in Paris at Jimmy Fairly. Here’s a similar style. The jacket is from Chico’s, and is a few years old now.

What I like about this combo is that the vest keeps me warm, but doesn’t make me overheat when I go from outdoors to indoors. And I think it would be perfect for casual patio dining during the cooler months.

Susan B. holds sunglasses wearing a denim jacket, faux fur vet, jeans, and boots, carries a brown Balenciaga bag.

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21 Comments

  1. Liz
    January 6, 2022 / 4:14 am

    Love everything about this outfit. Great casual + chic vibe. Dark brown bag is stunning.

  2. Rita
    January 6, 2022 / 4:24 am

    Just loved the Yeti comment, it made me laugh

  3. Susan
    January 6, 2022 / 4:47 am

    I love this look. I am hesitant at wear all denim, but the vest breaks it up nicely.

  4. Terri
    January 6, 2022 / 5:23 am

    I love your hair! This post makes me smile with your confident approach to life.

  5. Eve
    January 6, 2022 / 5:31 am

    I like denim on denim. I like railroad blue strip with denim too. It is hard for me to find the right length in a vest at 5’3’ and that’s stretching it. As we get older we shrink. But this looks less fur, more streamlined. Burgundy would be great. I just bought new burgundy boots.

  6. Sandy
    January 6, 2022 / 6:31 am

    I’m so happy to see denim on denim. This casual outfit looks great on you. I love the dark chocolate accessories.

    • SusanR
      January 6, 2022 / 6:56 am

      I’’ve been told I’m a Winter ( many years ago) and one of my colors was dark cool brown. It works! On my phone, your vest looks cool , or at least neutral toned. So we can all get one! Just don’t know if it will be too long on my 4’11” body. I’ll try.

  7. Sara
    January 6, 2022 / 6:53 am

    I would have never thought of this combination. It looks so great. Thank you for sharing

  8. Kathie
    January 6, 2022 / 7:01 am

    I saw this a while ago on Chico’s site. I wasn’t crazy about the way it was styled/photographed and it was a bit pricey before it went on sale. I love the way you’ve styled it. Seeing it on you I know it won’t overwhelm me so I’ve ordered it.

  9. Susan
    January 6, 2022 / 7:04 am

    I just received a faux fur vest from my daughter for Christmas. So this is a very timely post. Thanks for the idea of a denim on denim outfit to wear with it! I probably wouldn’t have thought of that

  10. Michele
    January 6, 2022 / 7:42 am

    That’s an interesting way to style a faux fur vest. I’m not sure if it would be comfortable for me to wear it that way in reality.

  11. Kami
    January 6, 2022 / 8:20 am

    What a fun outfit! It was all I could do not to run straight over to my local Chico’s and snap up that fur vest! However, my New Year’s resolution is to stop impulse buying, so I resisted the urge and decided to “shop my closet” instead. I already have jeans aplenty and a denim jacket. I also have a couple faux leather and shearling vests as well as some quilted down vests that I think could be styled in a similar way. Thanks for another great inspiration–I can’t wait to try out these new-to me combinations!

    • Michele
      January 6, 2022 / 8:34 am

      Great idea with the down vest!

  12. Jan Whichard
    January 6, 2022 / 9:05 am

    I have an aversion to faux fur. It feels weird. But I like the look. I wear vests often but never thought to put one over my denim jacket! Also never considered a long fashion vest like that…nice look. But mostly I like the Balenciaga bag and while I have it in black, I’ve been eyeing that brown/burgundy. Happy New Year!

  13. Cindylou
    January 6, 2022 / 9:20 am

    I love this look. I haven’t seen it before. I never thought of pairing it with denim on denim. I have a black one I picked up at Costco and it’s nice and warm. It dresses up casual outfits.

  14. Catherine Low
    January 6, 2022 / 11:53 am

    Denim on denim is jokingly called a “Canadian Tuxedo” … so I always switch up one colour of denim…say, black jeans or white denim jacket .
    But here you’ve shown an excellent way to break up the head to toe blue denim look.
    Hmmm… what do I have in my closet that could work?

  15. January 6, 2022 / 1:08 pm

    I love the Balenciaga! I’m an addict. Love the sunglasses too.
    Nice look on you. The yeti comment made me laugh too!

  16. Suz
    January 6, 2022 / 1:23 pm

    I love this outfit Susan. I would love to see a back view of the ‘non yeti’ vest!

  17. Cher
    January 7, 2022 / 5:43 am

    Not a favorite as it all appears too bulky but that said, it does work. Just a thought…., unbutton at least one more button on the jacket and lose the necklaces. I think unbuttoning will elongate the appearance . And imo the necklaces are just too much. Maybe add a heavier silver hoop earring to accent the face. I know you are supposed to wear gold but this outfit needs silver! You will be fine! I do love the vest.

  18. January 7, 2022 / 7:00 am

    I like the outfit. To me it has a winter vibe, probably because they are all dark colours.
    Nice idea to wear a vest over a jacket. Wouldn’t work for me as denim near my face is awful and a vest is horrible when you have an inverted triangle bodyshape. But… you on the other hand, can wear this combination very well.
    Greetje

  19. Francesca B.
    January 7, 2022 / 7:44 pm

    Loved the outfit and ordered the vest. Thank you Susan 🙂

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