Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Fashion: Denim Vest

Happy Wednesday, my dear friends! I hope we're all having a fabulous week! :D

One of my favorite items in my closet is my dark wash denim vest. I think a denim vest is a very wise fashion investment. Like our basic white tees and jeans, vests can be worn in many ways, with a lot of items already in our closet, as seen here:

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Since I love my dark wash denim vest very much, I also want to buy a light wash one. I didn't really find one as I surfed the internet, but here are cute vests I found:

Denim Cadet Vest (Forever21, $24.80)

Opt Hood Denim Vest (Forever21 Heritage 1981, $24.90)

Studded Biker Babe Denim (Forever21, $19.90)

Roxy "Cut Off" Denim Vest (Nordstrom, $46)



Michael Kors light wash vest ($99.50)

Do you have suggestions as to where I can find a light-wash denim vest at an affordable price?

Here are how some celebrities wear their denim vests:


I also made two Polyvore outfits showing how I like to wear mine.

shirt and vest


White dress with denim vest

Any tips on how else I could wear my vest? Do you like wearing vests?

*images from http://www.forever21.com/, http://www.nordstrom.com/, http://www.michaelkors.com/, and Google*

44 comments:

  1. Yah denim vests are great, could match any outfit.

    xoxo,
    www.shineyglam.blogspot.com

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  2. i like the military style one, as well as the hooded one. both look really cute and versatile. i think denim vests are nice, but denim jackets are a bit too 80's! i see them popping up a lot now. we should stick to the leather jacket trend, imo.

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  3. I haven't tried to wear a vest since they've come back in style, but your post makes me realize I've been missing out! I love the first vest!!!

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  4. Have you tried thrifting for one? Or you could buy a denim jacket and cut off the sleeves...Good luck on your hunt!

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  5. Happy Wednesday, Mimi!Ü

    I love this post, I was just thinking of where to get a light denim vest. I have a dark wash denim vest but my sister has it right now -- I'm not sure if she plans on returning it.

    I would wear it with a nice fitting plain white tee, leggings/jeans and boots. Love love love that second set you did.Ü

    ***** Marie *****
    allthingsmarie.com

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  6. i have a couple denim vests and love them. one i got for a steal of a deal at a sample sale that almost claimed my life!! i just throw it on over a black jersey strappy sundress and it looks soooo cool. i hope you find your dream vest. if i see any out there i will most def let you know ASAP.

    xoxo,
    carrie

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  7. Omg yes there so in right now. When i was in HK everyone had one on lol. I got alo from there, u shuld jst go to HK and get some, very affordable ^__^ lol

    xx

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  8. oh you found some cute ones. I love that military one and I love the way Kim (I think that's kim ) is wearing hers. That's how i would wear it!

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  9. shineyglam-- definitely!

    Liza-- haha, yeah, i agree that denim jackets aren't as cool as denim vests, but i've seen some people rock it.

    I'maNolaGirl-- i'm sure you'll look great in one!

    Marie Z.-- ooh, those are great ideas! thanks!

    Marie-- haha, does your sister remember that she borrowed your vest? lol! and thanks for that outfit tip!

    carrie-- thank you!!! and i totally agree that they make simple dresses look so cool!

    xWHLo-- aahhh, i really wanna go shop in hong kong. if only money is in surplus. haha. ;)

    style'n-- yeah, kim wore the vest well!

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  10. ive been looking around forever {!!} for denim vests. thanks for the post! i wear mine with a green flowery shirt tank top thats super cute.
    ~btw~ i {LOVE} the bag in your lkast polyvore <3

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  11. these are cute, I never wear denim vests though :x
    But I'd pair them with a long shirt & leggings and killer heels haha

    ~Lily

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  12. They're cute... I like how you showed ones with different prices!!! Thanks for following
    sixletter-daze.blogspot.com

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  13. I feel like it's a pretty hard piece to pull off, but I like the two looks you put together for the denim vest.

    Melanie@UnravelledThreads

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  14. megan chloe-- that sounds like a great outfit too! :D

    Lily-- ooh yeah, that sounds fashionably fierce! :)

    Hannah-- you're welcome! and i'm glad you liked it. :)

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  15. Love the military inspired one! Can't rock the acid wash though...been there done that & thankfully made it through the late 80's & 90's ;)

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  16. I don't know if I could ever pull off a denim vest but I do like the military one!! It's super cute!!!

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  17. Love the Forever 21 ones-those prices help too!

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  18. I agree, makes every outfit hip! Great Polyvore, and of course I like the MK the best! XX!

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  19. I love the looks you put together, I think the denim jacket pairs so perfectly with the white dress!

    Chic on the Cheap

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  20. i love the 2nd outfit. i like how you played around with clothes and how you used the denim vest:D

    Carrie
    http://readmylifeascarrie.blogspot.com/

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  21. I want one. I think I'm going to cut of the sleeves of a jean jacket.. : )

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  22. Hey Mimi girl! Thank you for your sweet blog love! I just adore you :)
    Good luck on your quest for a vest, he he!
    Smoochies
    gi gi

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  23. I like the Denim Cadet Vest from F21!

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  24. Yeah I really really like we heart it too! Great post, I love denim vest's! HUGS

    Ps. Thank you for following, I'll check in here later today so I can follow you too, that ''follow button'' doesn't work right now...

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  25. So now it works, I'm your new follower!:D

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  26. These vests are fabulous! My favourite is the "studded biker babe"... Thanks for stopping by my blog and for the gorgeous comments!! I'm now following your amazing blog. Pruxxx

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  27. Thank you for the nice comment :)
    i'll follow you blog ;)

    xoxo marlene

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  28. Lovee the studded vest, I need one of these they go with everything :)

    Charlyx

    http://x-whatiworetoday-x.blogspot.com

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  29. I love Gucci's shoes in the polyvore set!!The yellow ones...my cousin saw those in MIlan and she wants to buy those shoes but they are too expensive for a simple pair of shoes in plastic!! Something like 100 euros!!

    visit mine

    xoxxo

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  30. Hey. I love your Blog (: Thanks for following! <3 Sophie

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  31. I love vests! The denim vest looks quite nice, and it never really goes out of style either

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  32. I am still on a hunt for the perfect denim vest - no luck so far!! :(

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  33. Ooohh! I love the first vest...the military one! So cute! I must find it! LOL!

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  34. Good Girls Studio-- haha, me either, but i think it's worth a shot. haha.

    Really Petite-- i'm sure you can pull it off!

    MarchMusings-- oh yeah, they're totally affordable.

    shari-- thanks! and i love the michael kors one as well. haha.

    LyddieGal-- thanks, i'm glad you liked them!

    Carrie-- aww, thanks!

    AnieLii-- yup, that's a really great idea!

    gigi-- aww, thank you! i really appreciate it!

    Candid Phobic-- me too!

    AGNES STYLE-- thank you so much for following me too! and yeah, blogger has problems sometimes.

    Flotsam Friends-- thanks and you're welcome! and me too, i am really liking the biker babe vest.

    Marlene-- you're welcome and thank you!

    Charly-- yup! hope you find one too!

    Christine Lilwood-- omg, yes! i really want it too but i agree, they're so simple for that price!

    Sophie-- you're welcome and thanks, i'm glad you like my blog!

    Pop Champagne-- yup, i agree!

    Erika-- aww, i'm sure we'll find one!

    Jackee-- haha, it's from forever21. :)

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  35. aww me too! I still have to find the perfect denim vest.

    You should definitely check H&M, Wet Seal, Charlotte Russe, or Old Navy :D

    http://vivalabreee.blogspot.com/

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  36. LOVE the styles you created!

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  37. Breee-- i will definitely check those stores out! thanks!

    Lilly-- thanks, glad you loved them!

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  38. I love the look of the denim vest, especially ones with a hood or studs!

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  39. Denim vest look rocking on a lot of people... its a look that I seriously cannot pull off though.

    xo

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  40. Dizzy-- yup, those are great vests!

    Fashion Meets Food-- aww, i'm sure you can pull it off!

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  41. I like the first outfit you put together!

    -Shoeless Simone

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  42. shoeless simone-- thanks! :)

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  43. Hmm. I am seeing denim vests in a new light here. Cool! Maybe you could find a light wash jean jacket and do a little DIY?

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  44. WildBirdVintage-- yeah, i was thinking about that too! :)

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