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MCLV Style: Faux Leather Jacket

A perfectly fitted leather jacket is a great staple for any woman’s closet. From putting together rock n’ roll inspired nighttime looks to spicing up a printed maxi dress for Spring weekends, it’s a versatile piece that will always give your looks a little boost.

Faux Leather Jacket Black & White Stripes Red Quilted Bucket Bag San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

Faux Leather Jacket – Express

Red Quilted Bucket Bag – GAP

Over The Knee Boots – Vince Camuto

Silver & Crystal Bib Collar – Baublebar

Faux Leather Jacket Black & White Stripes Red Quilted Bucket Bag San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

I’ve been keeping my eye out for a good faux leather version for myself and recently stumbled upon this great little number at the big new Express on Union Square in San Francisco.

I popped in to grab this green maxi dress for wedding season and couldn’t resist trying this baby on.

Faux Leather Jacket Black & White Stripes Red Quilted Bucket Bag San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

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What can I say? It was love at first sight!

With my favorite Vince Camuto over-the-knee boots and a MAJOR Baublebar bib this was the perfect look for the recent Poshmark Party at Mercer.

Have YOU found the perfect faux leather jacket?

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Looks of the Week: Pants Edition

This Looks of the Week post is going to be all about PANTS. As you’re stocking up your wardrobe for Fall you’re going to be seeing lots of pants in stores – Every variety you can imagine, from faux leather and brilliantly colored brocades to plaids, stripes, and collegiate tweeds. So before you find yourself standing in front of racks and racks of pants feeling overwhelmed, why not spend some quality time getting inspired by how other fashionable ladies are wearing theirs this season?

Embellished or studded pants are a fun style for weekends. You can go full-on rock n’ roll or you can keep things polished with a trench and classic white button down like in this shot. The look is chic and timeless, but still has an edge.

Holiday sweaters don’t have to be tacky – They can just as easily be the kind of cute pieces that you look forward to wearing all year! This oversized reindeer sweater paired with black leggings and cute flat booties is the perfect look for the holiday season. Festive but oh-so-cute.

If you’re brave enough for a bold animal print than this is the look for you. Take a tip from Lysana, she keeps the look from being over-the-top with minimal chunky gold accessories, a basic black sweater, and cute flat boots.

If you’re thinking about what styles of pants are work-appropriate this shot is a great example of how to make a slim pair of pants fit that bill. Her killer styling keeps the look fun, but still formal enough for a business casual office. The over-the-shoulder bag and similarly colored knee-high boots are the perfect accessories while the chic tweed blazer from H&M tops the look off perfectly.

Plaid shirts aren’t just for trips to the cabin anymore, with seriously cute versions available now you can pair one with virtually any bottoms for a chic, stylish weekend look. This look is spiced up all the more with lacy Dolce & Gabbana ankle boots and a killer Proenza Schouler handbag.

They may say “No White After Labor Day” but this amazing white-pants look will change your mind in a heartbeat. The mixture of prints, colors, and textures makes this look fun and interesting – Chambray polka dot blouse, leopard print heels, a red knit sweater, and white denim all come together to make the perfect look.

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Are you inspired to try a new pair of pants now that you’ve gotten a chance to check out these fun looks? What is the first style, fabric, or silhouette pant that you’d like to try for Fall 2012?

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