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Wednesday, 26 February 2014

Outfit Post: True Religion Jeans and Vintage Military Jacket

I am finally in Whistler skiing with my family on the second part of our holiday. My children are so exhausted from ski school every night that they are in bed ridiculously early and so I thought I would share a new outfit with you! We had some quite major delays on our journey from Hawaii to Vancouver and ended up having an unexpected night in L.A. I decided to turn this into a positive thing and squeeze in a bit of shopping. We only had a few hours and decided to take our boys cycling along the spectacular beachside bicycle path along Manhatten Beach. This ended up at Manhatten Boulevard, an area of trendy restaurants, boutiques and hotels. I only had about half an hour and first of all popped into American Apparel, and unusually for me didn't see anything I liked. The shop next door was the original store for True Religion Jeans.

As I have been searching for a pair of boyfriend jeans for a while, I thought I would have a quick look, and immediately found the PERFECT pair.

True Religion Brianna Mid Rise Boyfriend jeans

They are a fantastic alternative to skinnies and are such a relaxed and comfortable denim option. There are so many different styles of boyfriend jeans out there, but these True Religion ones are just the right amount of bagginess (roomier on the hips and thighs, but fitted on the waist, bottom and tummy). This is what I have been looking for as the pair I currently have is slim fitting and are virtually cropped skinnies. I also loved the faded wash of the ones from True Religion and they have just the right amount of distressing.  I plan to wear them with sneakers and sweatshirts during the day and with heels and a jacket in the evening.

I also spotted this fabulous Vintage Military Jacket in classic army green - looks so great with skinnies or boyfriend jeans and I can't wait to wear it with a Breton top and a big colourful scarf.

Here are the True Religion jeans and jacket on their first outing out to dinner in Whistler after a long day skiing! I am wearing them with a neon and yellow stripe tee from the Gap  (SS14), silver circle pendant from Tiffanys and New balance trainers.

All in all, a very successful stopover in LA!

And finally, another Whistler evening outfit:

Indigo jeans - Mint Velvet (AW13)
Denim chambray shirt  - GAP  (SS14)
Grey sweatshirt - American vintage at Yard (AW13)
Snow Boots -  Mountain Warehouse (AW13)

Back to reality next week, and lots of posts coming up on what to wear this spring!

Abbi x


  1. You look absolutely AMAZING in the yellow and khaki - I am really inspired by that look. Thank you!

    1. Thanks, I'm really pleased with it, nice to wear something different, I was getting so bored of skinny jeans!

  2. The army jacket with yellow striped shirt is brilliant. Love the outfit and the trainers. You look fantastic.

    1. Thanks, I think I will get so much wear out of the jacket!

  3. Those jeans are fab, they are such a flattering fit and the picture of you in the snow is lovely! Have a wonderful rest of week hope the sun is shining on the slopes x

    1. Thank you - your post on boyfriend jeans really made me want to go and get some! X

  4. Super casual it! The jeans look fantastic as does the jackets.....fab holiday purchases x

  5. Thank you - I have taken lots if inspiration from your pics where you are wearing your new balance x

  6. Ooooh, I love those jeans. They do indeed look perfect. You look so stylish in everything you wear Abby, just gorgeous xxx love Liz xxx

  7. Another vote for the yellow top with the military green top - they look really good together !