Faux Fur

Vest – Gossip Girl Collection

¾ sleeve shirt – Joe Fresh

Pants – Joe Fresh

Boots – Aldo (Also seen here and here)

Belt – Urban Behaviour

The faux fur fad is a trend that never really appealed to me.  Sometimes I think it comes off as a little bit cheap looking and I just wasn’t sure if it was a trend I wanted partake in.  But when I came across this vest, I couldn’t help myself, I had to have it!  I think this particular vest appeals to me because it’s not ALL fur.  I really like that it’s a woven vest that is a little roughed up.  The purposeful holes and loose threads with the only faux fur being on the trim make it a little different than most I’ve seen.  A little fur goes a long way, in my opinion.

What are your feelings on the trend? Yay or Nay?

XO Andrea

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  1. xoxo, dania
    January 23, 2012 / 5:59 am

    oh i think it looks great on you! love your boots too :)http://xoxo-carolinalove.blogspot.com

  2. Shawna Hynes
    January 23, 2012 / 8:10 am

    Fabulous casual look! It took me quite awhile to get onboard the faux fur trend, but now I love it. This sweater is particularly cute 🙂 So happy to have found your blog – now following you! <3 Shawnahttp://serpentinestreets.blogspot.com

  3. in Aie's shoes
    January 23, 2012 / 9:30 am

    lovely blog! New follower here! =)

  4. Sara
    January 23, 2012 / 11:46 am

    Hi dear, thanks for your sweet comment on my blog, your blog is lovely, amazing and you have great style! Anyway I can't see you among my followers on google friend connect, could you please try again? Thank you! Kisses!Pop Culture&Fashion Magic

  5. indie by heart
    January 23, 2012 / 12:32 pm

    I like faux fur, when it's used tastefully. 🙂 Really nive knit+fur -vest on you, I actually wore something slightly similar today.. Post coming up as soon as I get some other out from the oven ;)Thanks so much for stopping by! Do visit me anytime again, and it wouls also be lovely to follow each other. :)Have a nice new week,xx Satu Indie by Heart

  6. lolita
    January 23, 2012 / 12:42 pm

    I love this cardigan you look great xhttp://lolitasfashionideas.blogspot.com/

  7. Daniela
    January 23, 2012 / 1:24 pm

    great vest ! and your hair is amazing!

  8. Gossipstyle
    January 23, 2012 / 2:34 pm

    Great blog Andrea!! Love your style, definitely following you :))xxhttp://gossip-in-style.blogspot.com/

  9. jenaly enns
    January 23, 2012 / 4:38 pm

    Hey. I saw a comment of yours that you are from vancouver as well. I would love to follow and have you follow me as well.http://jenalyenns.blogspot.com/

  10. dreaming en francais
    January 23, 2012 / 5:25 pm

    I was a bit hesitant with the faux fur trend at first, too. I guess for me it depends on the piece and how it's styled! Love the way you styled yours xohttp://dreamingenfrancais.blogspot.com

  11. alicia
    January 23, 2012 / 6:56 pm

    looking amazing!

  12. SweetIntent
    January 23, 2012 / 7:21 pm

    iagree with the faux fur look… its everywhere esp during the colder winter months But I rather have it just a lil bit of it on. Awesome find with the vest, Googling Gossip Girl Collection right after this

  13. Ashleigh Nicole
    January 23, 2012 / 7:54 pm

    You look gorgeous! I love your vest!xo Ashleighwww.thedaileigh.com

  14. Allie
    January 23, 2012 / 9:33 pm

    I adore the faux fur trim! I just posted some new faux fur on my blog and can't wait to wear them! Feel free to stop by as I just started my blog as well :)alliesbubble.blogspot.com

  15. Michelle
    January 23, 2012 / 9:35 pm

    love you vesthttp://mwanwan.blogspot.com

  16. Am2Pm
    January 23, 2012 / 10:08 pm

    I adore the faux fur vest, you look effortlessly chic !!Christyhttp://am2pmchic.blogspot.com/

  17. Melu103
    January 23, 2012 / 10:44 pm

    Hey doll :)so i just found your blog andI wanted to invite you to joinMy Valentine Card Swap♥ Only for U.S. Residents Click HereThe more girls the better :)i wanted everyone to have a cutelittle something in the mail ♥Please help me spread the word xoxoMelina ♥www.onlyaflightaway.blogspot.com

  18. Rocker Chic
    January 23, 2012 / 11:28 pm

    Andrea,You are just stunning and I love this outfit. I had the same opinion with faux fur but now I am in love.

  19. Mr. Taylor and his Lady
    January 24, 2012 / 1:06 am

    i've been in need of a faux fur vest. yours looks adorable!xo TJ

  20. Jennifer
    January 24, 2012 / 3:17 am

    I love the way you styled that vest!xo Jenniferhttp://seekingstyleblog.wordpress.com

  21. Phuong
    January 24, 2012 / 8:12 am

    cute vestTravel in Style

  22. Bohemian vanity
    January 24, 2012 / 11:45 am

    Adorable vest ! Love it ! XOXO

  23. jimmi lou
    January 24, 2012 / 2:30 pm

    Love the vest, it looks really nice on, def not cheap looking at all. I recently got a little fur stole that I;ve worn a few times but its so warm here right now so I'll have to wait til it cools down to get more use!

  24. Josephine
    January 24, 2012 / 3:51 pm

    It's a nice blog you've got. And you're very pretty 🙂 I'm following. Do you wanna pop by my blog and maybe follow back ? :)stylebyjosephine.blogspot.comxoxo

  25. ewka
    January 24, 2012 / 4:08 pm

    I want that vest badly 🙂

  26. YASMINA
    January 24, 2012 / 4:40 pm

    lovely vest! it suits well on you 🙂

  27. Marionberry Style
    January 24, 2012 / 5:07 pm

    Gorgeous vest! I love the loose knit paired with just the faux fur trim. Seems to be a nice balance (not too over-the-top). I actually am kinda picky when it comes to the faux fur trend. I tend to like pieces that aren't too overwhelming (looking like you're being eaten by your coat is not a good lock in my opinion! lol!)Just found your blog and love it!XO – Marion

  28. Femke.
    January 24, 2012 / 7:06 pm

    Love your fur vest!!And your hair is beautiful :)XOX F.www.myfashion-expression.blogspot.com

  29. mike i make
    January 24, 2012 / 7:46 pm

    so cute look…

  30. Haute Eyes
    January 24, 2012 / 8:59 pm

    Love the way you styled this outfit!! Would love for you to check out my latest posts and tell me what you think! Thanks, love!xoCaitlinhttp://hauteeyes.com

  31. sian
    January 24, 2012 / 9:43 pm

    gorgeous outfit! love what the vest with the fur trim adds x

  32. Jenn
    January 25, 2012 / 3:06 am

    I feel pretty similar about fur. In most cases, I'm not a fan of the look, so I never jumped on the bandwagon. But I really do love your outfit! So I guess there are some exceptions : )Jennpassengerseatperspectives.blogspot.com

  33. anurbanexplorer
    January 25, 2012 / 4:01 am

    Love your vest girl! The fur lining creates a perfect winter outfit! XOXOJOANNIEANURBAN-EXPLORER.BLOGSPOT.COM

  34. The Wearwithal
    January 25, 2012 / 4:49 am

    So gorgeous! I love your blog and am now following.Check out mine if you'd likehttp://thewearwithal.blogspot.com/xxS

  35. Sarah
    January 25, 2012 / 5:11 am

    I am still on the "no thanks" side of the faux fur trend (or real fur). I don't think I'll EVER find something that I look at and feel belongs in my wardrobe. That being said, you are looking quite lovely in your vest, so congrats on the find. (:

  36. NauticalWheeler
    January 25, 2012 / 7:03 pm

    I got a faux fur vest for Fall & haven't stopped wearing it! It's one of my go-to pieces now.From Brooklyn with love,Jen

  37. Elsa Espindola
    January 26, 2012 / 12:36 am

    the vest is fabulous! I love this look!!! xx

  38. Drea
    January 26, 2012 / 11:05 pm

    I love this look – all black and the cream vest on top – very chic and simple. You look gorgeous!!Drea xoxodreasjunkyard.blogspot.com

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