Neutral sophistication

Today, I paired my paperbag-waist trousers and peplum blazer with a striped shell for a look that felt a little vintage, a little modern.

High-waist paperbag trousers:  The Limited (old) (Similar here)
Peplum blazer:  The Limited (old) (Similar here)

The high-waist wide leg trousers and peplum have a 1940s feel, but with the peplum being such a major trend the last year or so, the outfit also feels very modern.

Tank:  LOFT
Earrings:  The Limited

Vintage jade ring:  gift (Similar here)
Vintage jade bracelet:  gift (Similar here)

Wide leg trousers can be tricky on curvy petite frames.  I tend to err on the side of hemming wide leg pants slightly too long to create the longest line possible.
I paired the outfit with vintage statement jewelry and a faux croc bag to finish the retro modern look.

Purse:  Express (Similar here)
Shoes:  Target (old)

Do you like pairing vintage and modern styles?

Author: Cassie

I'm the owner/publisher of Style Cassentials, a curvy and petite gal OBSESSED with fashion and strong believer in making clothes work for YOU! I love sharing advice on all things fashion, especially shopping and fit tips!

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  1. Hello 🙂 You look very stylish and elegant ! I think we have similar body shape 😉
    Greetings from Poland !

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