WIW maximal minimalist

After yesterday's pattern fest I wanted something calmer. I thought I was going for minimalist here but now that I am looking at it I'm not sure if it is really minimalist. I felt pretty snazzy with the animal bag, column of black and leather jacket at work. Hope you like it!

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  • replied 6 years ago

    Column of black with shades of brown leather and animal print? *fanning* Be still my heart. Rita you look like a tall, slim drink of water in this outfit, and every bit as refreshing, too!

  • citygirldc replied 6 years ago

    Cute jacket and the fit is perfect on you. Looking good as always.

  • modgrl replied 6 years ago

    Thanks, I felt pretty tall today too! Gosh the bag looks huge. It is not so big in real life :)

  • Zapotee replied 6 years ago

    Holy smokes you look amazing in black!

  • Transcona Shannon replied 6 years ago

    "Hope we like it"???? Nope, can't say that I do. I LOVE it!!!!! This outfit looks so luxe and chic - black, cognac leather and animal print - a perfect recipe for a perfect outfit!

  • nancylee replied 6 years ago

    LOVE! I have a cognac jacket.....mind if I copy? :)

  • annagybe replied 6 years ago

    Looks good!

  • HelenInCanada replied 6 years ago

    Gorgeous! Truly chic - the jacket and bag are showpieces, girl. LOVE your bob too. It looks a little different!

  • Sarah A replied 6 years ago

    super chic and I love the bag...

  • Jem replied 6 years ago

    I agree, it's super chic! That bag looks amazing with everything!

  • MsMary replied 6 years ago

    Wow! "Snazzy" doesn't even begin to describe the fabness that is you in this outfit!!

  • Beth Ann replied 6 years ago

    Can you be "minimalist" while rocking leather AND animal print? Well, I'll leave that to more seasoned fashionistas. What you are is amazing in this. Strong and chic! Brown and black is terrific on you.

  • ManidipaM replied 6 years ago

    Fabness. So chic, looks so effortless, no hint of even trying... let alone too hard! You look envy-inciting, Rita!

  • Freckles replied 6 years ago

    I love this.


    (I have many more complimentary words but without the flailing hands, cock of the head and rolling eyes it all just sounds so wrong typed out).

  • goldenpig replied 6 years ago

    Love this on you! The cognac jacket is just perfect for you and what a fun bag!

  • Nakidra replied 6 years ago

    I'm in love with that bag!! I love it with that wonderful jacket.

  • Mochi replied 6 years ago

    This look is super-chic and awesome. Brilliant column of black and that jacket provides such a stylish contrast (and is so well-fitted on you). And the piece de resistance (I'm sure I spelled that wrong)--the bag! You are a visual example of the power of a handbag to elevate an outfit to another level.

  • Sona replied 6 years ago

    MG: it is fab minimalism. I think your eye is still getting used to the animal print bag. love it!

  • lyn67 replied 6 years ago

    This is neutral, too :-)---love it!!!

  • Meredith1953 replied 6 years ago

    This is so beautiful on you. Black and brown mixed together is so elegant (2 of my favorite combos). What a delicious jacket! That bag is gorgeous! You look long and lean in the column! The outfit is a neutral with "flair".

  • Jjsloane replied 6 years ago

    This is why you were meant to have that bag! What's not to love here? I have always liked black and brown, but this really works to illustrate how nicely they can play.

  • Queen Mum replied 6 years ago

    Love this look. I would definitely call it minimalist... just very classy minimalists.

  • Angie replied 6 years ago

    Can you believe that black and brown combinations used to be a faux pas? It boggles my mind.

    YLF, Rita!

    When are we going to see the MJ polka dot bag?

  • modgrl replied 6 years ago

    I like cognac and black together, I am still not a fan of dark brown and black combinations.

    Dotty is coming out soon.

    I am wearing my polka dot midi today. I thought it might be a bit much with a polka dot bag.

  • Angie replied 6 years ago

    I hear you. Although you'd be catwalk ready wearing both dotty items together in one outfit.

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