Sunday, April 3, 2011

Leather Love Affair


Leather Jacket - Zara, Blouse - courtesy of ModCloth, Jeans - Rock & Republic, Boots - vintage, Bag - Melie Bianco

These pictures are way old . . . way back from around Christmas time when I was in Las Vegas. I was cleaning out pictures from my laptop when I came across them and realized that I never posted them. So I was like what the heck . . . and here you are. This is me being as causal as can be, with a little bit of a rocker flair. I guess I can use this as an excuse to delve into my love affair with the classic leather jacket (as if you all didn't already know). I loved it way back in winter and I am even more in love with it right now. And you can sometimes find me sporting one in the summer, but only if a chilly night allows for it. The leather jacket just goes with everything, and I mean everything, in my closet. Dresses, denim, maxi skirts, shorts . . . the list goes on and on. It's such a staple for me that it is kind of ridiculous. The leather jacket . . . definitely a Dylana essential. The one I am wearing here has been handed down and replaced with a slightly different (and much better) one that many of you may have recognized on the blog recently. I know I'll be keeping it forever. Long live the leather jacket.

What is your fashion essential that you can never stop wearing?

Looking at these pictures kind of make me miss my old hair. But don't get me wrong; I love my new chocolaty brown, slightly shorter 'do. Yay for being a true brunette!

131 comments:

Charlie, Feminine Bravery said...

I know what you mean - I recently bought my first leather jacket and can't stop wearing it! Want to take a look? http://www.femininebravery.com/2011/04/black-leather.html

Loved your old hair, but I think the new one suits you just as well :) Love the new colour more!

Love.Laugh.Life.Live said...

you look really great!i can pull this off..i cant wear coat cause in malaysia its too hot for that..keep it up nana!

Emily Anne said...

like you i am obsessed with my leather jacket. and where i live it is perfect temperature for it, so i have been wearing it non stop recently!

i love this outfit of yours though. so casual, but obviously so chic. i love the blouse, and you can never really go wrong with rock and republic jeans!

love that you posted these older photos! :)

Miksu said...

Very nice photos, the jacket is so cool!

xx
absofuckinglutely

Sassi said...

gorgeous look! I really love your blouse and your leather jacket. I can't stop wearing my leather jacket, too!
X

Marloes. said...

Stunning! I love your leather jacket. You're so right about them. They go with everything!

Chiara L said...

Love the jacket!



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neekka said...

you look amazing. that jacket is love. :)

DEA said...

EVERYTHING´S PERRRFECT...!
xxx

ROBINE said...

Everything bout this outfit is perfect! LOVE IT <333

Xx Robine

Breanne said...

love the shirt and shoes!! gorgeous look :)

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Judith Bel said...

I love shirt!!!

whitney said...

Love this! Absolutely adore your jacket.

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joninel said...

i like your jacket :)

fashion nightmare said...

I LOOOOOVEEEEE YOUR LEATHER JACKET !

xx,
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Chloe. said...

Love leather jackets<3
I can't stop wearing mine too.
amzing outfit!

xx,
littlefashiontheories.blogspot.com/

DH said...

Oh, it's so funny to reat this post, cause I just found the most perfect leather jacket yesterday that I need to get myself as soon as money comes in hand! :D I love this jacket of yours.

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Talia said...

nice leather jacket ;)

Tamara S. Putri said...

you look great!

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Snows said...

I can't stop wearing oxford shoes!
Winter photos is fun to see now than it's warmer! hugs from Barcelona!

jamie said...

oh i can go on about this hehehe. currently i cannot stop wearing my black and white striped blouse and i cannot get enough of my h&m fringe bag! dont you feel that way about most of your stuff though? =P

Edgy said...

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Kaśq. said...

you look amazing:)

Manon H. said...

Love this leather jacket ! My fashion essentials are all my blazers that give a smart touch to casual outfits !

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Goesting said...

Wow love that blouse! I'm really pro rock outfits! My leather jacket is also my wardrobe essential but I really need to by a 'real' leather jacket cause I've been replacing it for years now so I should invest in a real one :).

Vicky said...

Gorgeous jacket. I virtually live in mine as well x

Opposite lipstick said...

wow! so pretty





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Ewa said...

Really pretty! Love this jacket,
Have a nice day! :)

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AzaharaJS said...

great, so casual

kisses
AzaharaJS

disco in moscow said...

you look so pretty!
xoxo

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Krissy ~ said...

love this kinid of biker-chic look!
pretty!
Krissy xoxo

La Mode said...

Genial el look,muy casual!:)

Un besito
C,

Alice said...

very nice outfit, I like it :)

pelininstyle said...

You're right! Leather jacket is a must have:)
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aaagata said...

really love your blouse and your leather jacket. I can't stop wearing my leather jacket, too!

Andrea said...

You look great, i love all your outfits!
I can't stand without my leather jacket, too!
Take care

Sweet Harvest Moon said...

Great pictures!

I can't live without high-waist skirts ..

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creme powder ♥ said...

love it ! you rock :)

Miss Bias said...

Great look. Love the Modcloth blouse. Cool print. My essential is the maxi dress. I have a couple and these are the first items I grab from the wardrobe if I'm heading out casually. They are so easy to wear and suit my figure.

Miss Bias
www.missbias.blogspot.com

jennifer - f said...

i love your nailpolish, you're so beautiful! xx

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Laura said...

You look so beautiful! I love leather jackets too!
XXX Laura

Nikki said...

i love your leather jacket! it suits you so well! x

Anaivilo said...

Oh yes, leather jacket is essential in a girls wardrobe. Also a simple chic dress, jeans and black heels. And a '50s skirt. At least that is for me :))
Gorgeous blouse you have there ;)

Camilla. said...

That leather jacket has such a gorgeous shape

x

Camilla

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Natalie`s blog said...

I can`t stop wearing my leather jacket too!:) Although your is so much nicer!

Views by Laura said...

Love the leather jacket with the maxi dresses or long skirts! that's how I used more this item.
Your look in these pics is great! and your boots are so fab!
;)

The Style Rawr said...

We absolutely love this outfit!! Your hair is gorgeous.

I can't live without my Topshop leather jacket- I'll NEVER give it up!! ;)

We're now following you- please follow us back! :)

Tara (& J)

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XoX

The Style Rawr said...

We absolutely love this outfit!! Your hair is gorgeous.

I can't live without my Topshop leather jacket- I'll NEVER give it up!! ;)

We're now following you- please follow us back! :)

Tara (& J)

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XoX

The Girl With a Feather said...

I can't believe I don't own a leather jacket! I love both your new and old hair, they both look gorgeous. Hm, I can't live without my vintage blouses!

Fashiable said...

Your leather jacket is beautiful!!

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Xarah said...

That jacket is perfect shape and texture!!! LOVE IT!



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Mireille S. said...

amazing look! your blouse is beautiful!
xx
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"this fashion lark." said...

ga, love your jacket. there aren't enough leather jackets in my life x

Amber said...

Amazing look girl!
the lipstick looks so good on you!
x amber

The Fancy Teacup said...

I can see why that leather jacket has become a favorite closet staple of yours, you look gorgeous in it!

www.TheFancyTeacup.com
much love.

Belle de Couture said...

You look gorg, just love your red lip :)

xx
Jen

http://belledecouture.com

Lindsay said...

i love this cute and causal outfit! the leather jacket is such a nice staple in anyone's closet, i should really invest in good one! you always are so creative in how you style yours :)

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Nicole Holm said...

this is lovely!!

UnaBb said...

You always look so good!Love the red lips!

Mandy said...

You definitely can rock the leather! I love the jacket paired with the loose blouse, and of course the pretty red lips!

Joy C. said...

My Doc Martens!
Great jacket and I'd better go do some computer HD disk cleaning as well....

Rely said...

Gorgeous outfit :D
love your style!

Gabrielle said...

You look fabulous as always..love this outfit even if the pics are old-ish ;) Great leather jacket!

Sunny & Star said...

You look great. Very rocker chic. Love your leather jacket.

P.S. We are having a giveaway over on my blog. I hope that you can come check it out.

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Jessica said...

though these pic were taken last year, you'll never be so last year.
you always look amazingly stunning and full of huge inspiration.
love your top so much. the pattern is soooo beautiful!

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pau said...

really cool blog and outfit I am following you now! hope you can follow me too!

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Carla McCarthy said...

Love your leather jacket! Unfortunately I can wear my favorite one, cause it's 80 degress in florida :( beijoasss

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María Rubio said...

this outfit is soooo great =)

Mina said...

- great outfit! love the blouse and the leather jacket

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Evie said...

Love the look, especially the jacket. My fashion essential has to be a navy trench I got from Primark last year. It's amazing and looks great considering the fact it's from Primark.:D

Gilbert Ganda said...

I couldnt stop staring at those leather pants! Just wish I am that slim to fit in one!
and how I wish to go to US for natalie's mango projecttt to meet you guys!

xx
miss yaa!

Clara said...

<3

Anne Mary said...

LOVE YOUR LOOK!!
so rock! :D

xx

ZANAH said...

Love leather jackets too :)

D de Daniela said...

love your jeans!


=)

D.
http://ddedior.blogspot.com

christine donee said...

I have an ongoing love affair with my leather jacket. Sometimes we take a bit of a break, but it just means we're more passionate when we reunite. ;)

The Stylizer said...

Cool outfit! That leather jacket is just perfect! I've a similar one in my closet! Love it!
By the way, thanks for your sweet comment the other day!
XOXO

Cara said...

Love love love leather-you can never go wrong. These are fantastic photos-love your nails!
xo Cara
http://www.afashionloveaffair.com/

Meanz said...

I love that jacket!

- Meanz (Koi Story)

GretchTM said...

I love your leather jacket.

Carolina Bernardo said...

Completely in love with your blog. Nice pictures =)
I'm following you *

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Becky-May said...

Lovely outfit! I love your darker hair, but it still looked amaze like this :)

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2 Mates and a Blog said...

love this outfit!

Danniella @

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jane or janey.. just whatever you feel said...

i adore the modcloth blouse, its perfect with leather

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xx

airam said...

cool blog ! cool photos !

Hanna said...

love your outfit! the leather jacket is awesome!

MARIE said...

Lovely look! Kiss xxx
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mari b. said...

i'm so having a love affair with this outfit of yours.
i wish i had such a rad leather jacket like you.

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i'd be honored.

xx m.

hanna! said...

thank you! :)

V. said...

that biker jacket is superb! i've been looking for a similar one that was rightly cropped and skinny, but i haven't found it yet :( you look stunning! :)

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Anna said...

Thank you so much! You have also changed your banner! Your blog it´s so clear and organized. I adore it too :)

YourArgumentIsCurrentlyInvalid said...

Pretty. Pretty. Pretty!

Tonya said...

I love your jacket! You look fabulous :)

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Kalina said...

awesome look, I like your leather jacket and boots!

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Monique Zuman said...

You are such gorgeous girl! That jacket looks absolutely amazing on you!! I am now your newest follower :)

Monique xx

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Bijou's Style said...

cute jacket - u totally shouldnt give that up!

I cant stop wearing my big oversize cardigan...over everything!

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monsefuentes said...

i love your jacket!, and your blog is so cool.

hope you visit my blog :)

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Fashion Cappuccino said...

So cute Dylana! Your hair looks really beautiful too! I have yet to find my perfect leather jacket! Right now, my go to staple is my basic tees and tops I bought from BCBG. xoxoxoo

Xoxo ☺ said...

Hey Dylana, girl I know what you mean I can't live without my jeans, blazers, boots, scarfs etc etc I can go on and on. I love the bag! and yes hooray for dark hair color! xoxo

thechyrelgomez said...

I can never leave without my jeans and my trusty yellow bag! I know we can't wear a bag but I've used that item almost everyday!

You look so pretty, as always. :)

Kate said...

That blouse is really pretty & I love that lipcolor on you! Gorgeous as always!

Shevah said...

I love this! Love love!

Rosie said...

I have to agree with you on the little leather jacket, it can add that little big of edge to any outfit. I love your blog, it's so inspiring!

Kalliope said...

Thank you much!
Love your photographs and your gorgeous legs. I'm getting jealous when I look at them

I'll follow you xx

Lydz xX said...

cool look, like the darker hair alot more!

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Lydz xX

Jane Alisa said...

I love the red lipstick on you. xoxo

» la française ♥ said...

Thank you Darling! Love you're Blog & you're Style <3 Take care!

Vero said...

thanks for such a nice comment! <3 I also fell in love with leather jackets but my absolutely most import key piece is one of my vintage denim shirts. I really can't stop wearing it too. and every evening I lie in bed thinking about what I could wear the next day it goes on the same way: the first outfit that comes into my mind is my denim shirt + some combination stuff. it's kinda annoying but that's true love I think. :) I'm your reader now, great blog!
love!

Blunettes said...

Love this outfit, and the red lipstick looks really good on you :)

xo

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Melanie said...

You look bad ass! I love the boots.

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chopstick panorama said...

I finally purchased a leather jacket too! :D It's just too cool.
You look gorgeous

NEONblack said...

Mmmmm? Probably my Frye motorcycle boots and all my bracelets/rings...I feel NAKEY without them!!!!

Nikol said...

lovely outfit...your blog is super:)

thanks for your comment

Nikol said...

lovely outfit:)....your blog is perfect

Sanzibell said...

beautiful pics :)

Ania B said...

love the leather. i totally concur, a great leather jacket is a must! i am currently on a lookout for a new one... drool

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Morgan said...

Umm you are too gorgeous for me! LOVE these pics!

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Dany said...

I love your boots! Can't believe the're vintage!!
Thank you so much for the comment you left on my blog :)
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MELISSA Z. said...

cool jacket and amazing top! <3

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THE said...

This is so my style! I have such a leather jacket too and it goes with every look. Hence, I wear it all the time... greatest investment I did :)

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popdisorder said...

you look great :) leather jacket+ red lips + perfectly fitted jeans always the best way to look amazing:)
I guess I can never stop wearing jeans shorts and red lipstick:)

Antonia-Ivana said...

You look really pretty and I like your outfit.

thanks for your comment :-)

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LonnekeS said...

gorgeous! love your jacket so mush, looks so sweet on you!x

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Crystal und Millie said...

I just LOVE it! all of it!

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FASHION said...

You look like Joyce jonathan!

Luczynka said...

I love your hair.:-) You're so cute:-)

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