There’s something about a red jacket

that makes me feel so Canadian.

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All I need is a horse, a wicked hat and those puffy pants to complete the look.

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Image from the Jasper National Journal.

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The jacket was a thrift store find. It was actually the buttons sold me. They’re not exactly Mountie-esque, but they do work beautifully with my love of all things nautical.

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And the colour matches my nail polish, which I did not do on purpose.

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I swear.

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12 Comments

  • Reply Tales From A Bar Stool August 9, 2009 at 4:08 pm

    The buttons are fab. And where oh where did you get those shoes?!

  • Reply Gerri Ward August 9, 2009 at 7:22 pm

    I am solely without words except YOU LOOK FABULOUS! p.s. I luv the jacket but your soles are to die for ! ! !

  • Reply sofiasophie August 10, 2009 at 1:41 am

    Your outfit is fab and the shoes are greats….

    And regarding the “mounties” (is that the exact name for these sexy policemen in the canadian mountains? forgive my ignorance I am not from Canada), do they still exist or today they move in moto ?

  • Reply hauteworld August 10, 2009 at 11:54 am

    Not a lot of people could pull of this color but you did it perfectly! Love the matching nailpolish!

  • Reply Couture Carrie August 10, 2009 at 3:29 pm

    Absolutely love it! You look gorgeous and those shoes are fab!

    xoxox,
    CC

  • Reply VancityAllie August 10, 2009 at 5:55 pm

    Wonderful jacket! Monties are SEXY… all Canadians know that! ;)

    I think red jackets are hot… I wonder what’ll be the colour of choice this Fall?

  • Reply Liv August 10, 2009 at 8:49 pm

    that jacket looks even better in real life and i’m so glad you wear your bootie sandals to the office! I don’t think I see you in that shade of red often but it’s very flattering.

  • Reply MizzJ August 10, 2009 at 8:53 pm

    Awesome color choice! I’m so in love with red jackets, they’re so striking.

  • Reply Kelsey August 11, 2009 at 8:17 am

    Tales — They’re Loita boots. I found them at Winners (of all places).

    Gerri — A shoe compliment from you is the best — you’re such a connoisseur.

    Sofia — Mounties do still wear those uniforms, but as far as I know, they only do so on special occasions.

    Haute — I’m such a geek for being so matchy matchy.

    CC — thank you!!!

    Allie — hopefully it’ll be Mountie red.

    Liv — you’re right. This jacket needs to make an appearance more often.

    MizzJ — they’re polished but funky, aren’t they?

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