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4. Another babe in a denim jacket! Rachel Bilson makes an appearance in the latest issue of NYLON Magazine, wearing a dark wash Andrew Charles jacket. We got the issue in the mail yesterday—she’s so cute!
5. In sample sale news, NY residents, don’t miss this huge sale featuring R13 Denim, Cheap Monday, and many more: November 17-19th, 10AM – 6PM at News Inc. The address is 495 Broadway, at the corner of Broome. 5th floor. See invite below for more.
Last weekend in Los Angeles: Rachel Bilson pairs her retro Wayfarers with the classic denim jacket. The shirt is the Milla Boyfriend Tee by Market. Photo via Hollywood Tuna.
I have gotten tired of the classic denim jacket. Given: the cut is slimming to the waist line and complementary to this season’s Jegging (a.k.a. denim leggings) trend. The classic denim jacket has proven its durability in the fashion cycle of life. However, it sits in my closet, waiting for a day when I get inspired to throw it on to complete an outfit that is likely meant for casual shopping, weekend lunch dates or a trip to the boardwalk. Alas, that day has arrived. But, wait. It seems that my girl Rachel Bilson stole my idea jacket and has gone ahead to Rodeo Drive without me. How dare she! She won’t get away with it for long. I’ve got my eyes on her fave Chloe bag. Let the hostage negotiations begin.
I like this stripey Ralph Lauren number. It is sophisticated, sporty and take-me-to-the-Hamptons friendly. The subtle cinched detailing on the side, slant front pockets, slight puff shoulders, and a tailored, slim fit, really makes what could have been an ordinary denim jacket into an interesting, feminine piece. I would, however, more than likely throw this railroad striped (it’s not seersucker) jacket over my favorite white Polo shirt, because you would definitely find me getting cozy at a tennis match here in Los Angeles. One of these days, I’ll make it out to Wimbledon or the U.S. Open, so I can be casual cool and rub shoulders with celebrity tennis watchers like fashionable couple Rachel Bilson and Hayden Christensen, who showed up at the French Open. Oh to be young, stylish and beautiful!