The Boyfriend Jacket – Spring Update

There’s a good reason the boyfriend jacket has stuck around as long as it has. It’s hard to find clothes that are casual and comfy, but at the same time chic. The boyfriend blazer fits the bill.

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Exciting new colors for spring 2015!

If  you’ve never been totally clear on what a boyfriend jacket is, it’s simple. Remember the days when your chivalrous date would lend you his jacket on a chilly evening? That’s the idea behind this style of this jacket.

It’s slightly oversized, soft and slouchy, but not baggy, and it has a relaxed look and feel. Think of it as a casual alternative to a fitted jacket.

A Boyfriend blazer is a fantastic wardrobe staple because it:

  • gives your 40+ figure, which is getting rounder with age, some gentle structure
  • is soft
  • is comfy
  • is roomy
  • can be worn with pretty much anything, anytime anywhere
  • is lightweight
  • easy to travel in

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Wild! – Win a $100 Visa Gift Card, Book and Soundtrack

I haven’t seen a  good movie in ages. I’d much rather stay home and watch Downton Abbey or a juicy episode of Scandal. But there is one movie that I definitely must see and that’s the new Reese Witherspoon flick called Wild. It looks fantastic!

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Reese plays a woman who has lost all hope after a failed marriage and the death of her mom. After years of reckless behavoir, she suddenly decides to hike 1,000 miles of the Pacific Coat Trail alone!

Critics and audiences are raving about this riveting film that you can really sink your soul into. Reese is poised to take home an Oscar. Laura Dern who plays the mom, is supposed to be amazing too.

The fantastic news is that we’re running a CONTEST, so one lucky winner can go see WILD. Enter below to win these fabulous prizes:

Prizing courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures. Open to US mailing addresses only.

TO WIN All you need to do is fill out the form below. Then leave a comment telling me what you usually wear to the movies? 

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Best of Luck!!! The contest runs today until Jan 31, 2015. The winner will be contacted February 1st.

Off to the movies? Here are two outfit recipes that are perfect for the occasion.

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