WIW: Cobalt B-Day Trousers

I couldn't wait to wear these trousers that hubby/DS got me - cobalt AND black in ONE pair of trousers? Perfect!

I paired the trousers with a simple black knit tank and topped that with my Spiegel leather jacket. We are back into the -30 Celcius temperatures so dressing warm is once again key. I think the length of this tank is a little too short and I'll be looking for a black longer, drapey tank or tee, but this will have to do for now. Proportions are a bit off a result.

I finished off the outfit with my black patent booties and black with gold hardware handbag. Red specs and lipstick are the finishing the touches.

What do you think? Does it all work together? Need a longer simple black top? As always, all comment/suggestions welcome.

Jacket: Spiegel
Tank: Sears
Trousers: Lord & Taylor
Booties: Ara
Handbag: Danier Leather

P.S. Hubby and I went to Danier Leather on Saturday with my gift card to look around and I fell in love with a blue leather jacket - sort of a cross between denim and navy blue. It's a very simple style. Slightly slouchy but not overly so, front zip, two breast pockets with zippers, tab collar, hits at my hip. It's off getting the sleeves shortened and I should have it back in 2-3 weeks.

I also fell for a black lamb leather asymmetrical moto style with subtle gold hardware. As much as I like the Spiegel jacket, I wouldn't mind something along the same lines that is a little bit longer and has a smaller collar. The Danier one had a real "urban" feel to it with a bit more attitude and slouch. Will have to think about that one...

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  • replied 5 years ago

    Great trousers! Do you remember the name of the Danier jacket you got? Was it the Amity?

  • Transcona Shannon replied 5 years ago

    Yes Ceit - it is the Amity! Have you tried it?

  • replied 5 years ago

    I have it on order, should arrive today :)

  • Transcona Shannon replied 5 years ago

    Ha ha - too funny! You're gonna love it. The simplicity is what makes it IMHO.

  • Sveta replied 5 years ago

    Love the trousers! Cobalt plaid trousers are my HEWI item: too bad L&T are always too short for me (which is a good thing for you )

    Is it this dark blue leather moto? I liked it too but it was too short for me - which is again a good thing for you. I also was not thrilled how the tab collar lay on my neck - too high for my liking... but I love the color!

  • shevia replied 5 years ago

    I love those trousers - but now I am dying to see the new jacket!

  • leopardluxe replied 5 years ago

    Great outfit! Really love how the trousers are the statement piece and the red lips and specs are just a little hint of color "pop." So no statement pices arguing with one another :-)

    Can't wait to see the new jacket!

  • Thistle replied 5 years ago

    Can't wait to see the new jacket. Sad we have no Danier here, but my wallet isn't. :)

    You look pulled together and warm. And yeah, it is bitter cold here again as well. By the end of the week, we won't be above 0F if the weathermen are correct.

  • El Cee replied 5 years ago

    Lovely new trousers, Shannon. They look stunning on you. (And BTW --Happy Birthday!) The new leather jacket sounds divine.

  • Day Vies replied 5 years ago

    Cute pants! Party on the bottom!

  • Robidi replied 5 years ago

    Love these pants...and Happy Birthday :)

  • Windchime replied 5 years ago

    Do your DH and DS ever get your style! Those trousers are awesome on you. Happy Bday!

  • Joy replied 5 years ago

    Love the trousers...the blue/black plaid, the fluid fit, the spunk, the styling...

  • Neel replied 5 years ago

    What shevia said!! Your DH gives you a gift card and also shops with you??!!!! He's a keeper :)

  • Transcona Shannon replied 5 years ago

    Sveta - yes, that is the jacket. I have to say, the only thing I wondered about was the tab collar and whether or not it would drive me nuts. But I loved the rest of the jacket so much I decided to take a chance.

    Ceit & Sveta - I actually sized up on the new leather jacket. I normally take a medium in Danier jackets and although the medium fit well in the shoulders and upper back, I felt overall like it was a bit too snug. So I went with the large which then has a completely different vibe. It is no longer a fitted moto jacket, it is a slouchy leather jacket IYKWIM.

    Thanks for the cobalt trouser love ladies!

  • fuzzylogic replied 5 years ago

    I love this! Totally rock chic in my book! ( I guess I am thinking of the punk vibe the patterned pants bring to the look). The length of the top looks perfect with the jacket on!

  • Beth Ann replied 5 years ago

    Joy!  These trousers are energetic and fun, without being campy.  The rich color keeps it rich and chic.  Love 'em -- Good job Messrs. Shannon!

    The top is a tad short, I suppose, but not a tragedy.  Can you tuck?  I find I actually need about 3 lengths of underlayer have every outfit covered.  It's real work to find these basics.

    And more Danier?  More changes to covet?  Must get to Canada!

  • lyn67 replied 5 years ago

    YLF, and I love the pants, and even if the top is a bit on the shorter side, it looks good with the jacket! I know from my own experience, it's kinda usefull to put on a second layer when it's the case:-)

  • Nebraskim replied 5 years ago

    You look fab! I love to read your posts in the a.m. because your smiling happy face helps to put a smile on my grumpy morning face. You are rocking those plaids.

  • Suz replied 5 years ago

    Fun pants, and I am excited to see the new jacket! I've been admiring it but telling myself I do not need another leather jacket in this year that I have not worn a jacket more than twice since November. Seriously -- it has been knits and puffer all the way here....alas....

  • karymk replied 5 years ago

    TS, I love it the way you styled the pants. You could also add a different color tee under the jacket for another "pop" option.Can't wait to see the new jacket!

    I think your pants are a tad long, what do you think?

  • Lisa replied 5 years ago

    A great first outing for the new trousers.  I'm also looking forward to them paired with white for a high contrast look.  Lovely!

  • Nicole D replied 5 years ago

    Great, Transcona Shannon look!  I can't believe someone picked those out for you as a gift - they are perfect.

  • Caro in Oz replied 5 years ago

    Love the pants & the whole outfit is fab. Are you wearing a belt? If you show a little belt buckle the top length would be fine imo. I'd love to see this outfit with some Chelsea boots too :)

  • Deborah replied 5 years ago

    Shannon those pants are just amazing, I love them.  Well done to your boys.  The outfit looks great.  Cobalt it such a standout colour. 

    And happy birthday to you... somehow I think I missed it :( 

  • Sona replied 5 years ago

    those trousers are awesome! YLF Shannon!

  • Angie replied 5 years ago

    Loving the pants. Wow. So fun.Your boys are so clever, Shannon. xo

  • Debra replied 5 years ago

    Great trousers, you look awesome :)

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