Lookbook: Ruffle Trench

Finally, the ruffle trench that I mentioned back in this post. It’s actually still been a bit too cold for this jacket as it’s a pretty lightweight jacket but I’ve worn it a few times and I love how it looks on. The ruffle collar is such a cute touch to a regular trench.

What I’m Wearing:
Trench: LOFT
Blouse: J. Crew
Jeans: Naked and Famous
Shooties: Miu Miu (as seen in this post)

I added more ruffles with this blouse, obviously a ruffle lover here 🙂 Just a simple outfit that was perfect for the gray day that we were having. The shooties are working out excellent with this kind of weather. Not as constricting as full knee-high boots and keeps my feet warm when it rains!


Oh, but the best part was my necklace! Jenny, the designer of Albeit Jewelry, is a friend of a friend and when she reached out to me to tell me about her jewelry line I was in love! Her necklaces are so delicate and although I’ve seen a lot of jewelry incorporate letters and numbers, I’ve never seen it like this.


I had to have one and instead of choosing a “T” I wanted to have a “9” as that’s what hubs and I have decided is “our” number. We are so cheesy! But yes that is “our” number. It’s a long story but a lot of good stuff has happened to us on the 9th day, the 9th month, the 9th year, etc… One day we were talking about all the coincidences of the number 9, like we got officially got married in September (9th month) and then our wedding in Jamaica was supposed to happen on the 8th but because of the hurricane we ended up having it on the 9th. So many other things too, but that’s kind of how we deemed 9 as our number!

Shop the Lookbook:

Loft Ruffle Trench

I’m officially a ruffle trench lover. I want this one and this one too! But I die for this Valentino trench. Gorgeous.

Equipment Silk Chiffon Shirt
No ruffles, but still a cute shirt that would go with everything.

This little ruffle blouse would be so cute under a blazer and this silk ruffle top is so pretty. But oh, how pretty is the color of this top?

Skinny Girl, Black Power Stretch by Naked & Famous

The ones I’m wearing are more straight leg than I usually wear (I’m a skinny jean kind of girl) but I really like the straight leg and the dark wash, kind of like these and these.

Charles David Women’s Shik Bootie
These are SO similar to mine! Affordable too!

Aren’t these ones super cute too? And these are perfect spring time “shooties”!

Albeit Nine Necklace

She’s got letters too and I love how this H is connected to the necklace.

And symbols too! I love the asterisk.

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  • The Professional Bridesmaid
    April 12, 2010 at 12:39 pm

    Love the trench! The BF gifted me with an Albeit necklace last year. I adore it! I wear it almost everyday.

  • Christina
    April 12, 2010 at 12:53 pm

    Gorgeous look. I love that blouse.

  • savorthesweet
    April 12, 2010 at 2:19 pm

    I loooove this entire look, especially the blue polish! Adorable.

  • the red bungalow
    April 12, 2010 at 2:21 pm

    I love your blue nails! So cute.

    Bre @ http://theredbungalow.blogspot.com

  • L.A. Daze
    April 12, 2010 at 2:36 pm

    Love the blue nails!

  • Ashley J
    April 12, 2010 at 2:40 pm

    I love that trench…Ann Taylor Loft has been having some great pieces so far this year!


  • The Obsessionista
    April 12, 2010 at 4:32 pm

    I am totally into ruffle trenches- spotted a super cool one from The Limited that I must get now! I like how you paired yours with the tie ruffle blouse- nice!

  • Katie
    April 12, 2010 at 5:15 pm

    Such a cute trench!

  • Sandy a la Mode
    April 12, 2010 at 5:43 pm

    i totally want a ruffle coat! i love this one on shopruche (http://www.shopruche.com/abigail-tulip-ruffle-gray-coat-p-1110.html) but it has been sold out in S for awhile now! =(

  • A.Co
    April 12, 2010 at 6:56 pm

    YAY! The ruffle trench (finally)!

    I'm LOVING Albeit's jewellery – what a neat concept.

    So cute that 'your' number is 9 – I like it!

    A.Co @ A.Co est. 1984

  • - Daniela -
    April 12, 2010 at 7:05 pm

    Nail polish is so fun!

  • Kellie
    April 12, 2010 at 8:54 pm

    Love the necklace! It's so delicate and pretty! And of course the ruffle trench is fab!

  • Jessica
    April 12, 2010 at 10:08 pm

    You are so adorable! I love your blouse!

  • steph
    April 12, 2010 at 11:18 pm

    love the look – especially the necklace; i'm definitely checking out her site now!!

  • Nina (Femme Rationale)
    April 13, 2010 at 12:46 am

    i LOVE the necklace and love the story of #9 even more. i've seen this jewelry line before…i think there's an ampersand necklace, too?

  • DNA (designers+artists)
    April 13, 2010 at 1:42 am

    Love the nailpolish!

  • wonderfelle.com
    April 13, 2010 at 2:10 am

    Those necklaces are so delicate but fun and I love that you chose the #9! The ruffled trench is fabulous as well 🙂

  • gleenn
    April 13, 2010 at 2:48 am

    i'm loving that trench. it's looks very fabulous on you. Thanks for the link. You're up at my blogroll too. 🙂

  • Elisse
    April 13, 2010 at 3:11 am

    Hey, thanks for this post! I'm thinking of getting a new trench coat, and this ruffled one looks great on!

    P.S. Way to work the nail polish too! Love. it.

  • MizzJ
    April 13, 2010 at 5:54 am

    Cute trench! I love little unexpected details like that. Your polish is so fun too 🙂

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  • DiamondsandTulle
    April 13, 2010 at 2:06 pm

    I LOVE this outfit from head to toe and fingertips for that matter! And that necklace is so lovely. J and I also have a number "8" and I love the Albeit Jewelry – may have to hint for a gift at that price for a special treat. 🙂

    xx Vivian @ http://diamondsandtulle.blogspot.com

  • Midtown Girl
    April 13, 2010 at 7:05 pm

    Ohhh Tiff, I LOVE this outfit! I bought a white ruffle trench from Bebe last yr and adore it 😉

    ps – I am OBSESSED with ASOS…the jacket I bought fits like a dream 😉

  • Diana
    April 17, 2010 at 1:23 am

    The ruffle trench is so pretty, and I like your tie-neck blouse!

  • Tillie
    April 17, 2010 at 2:12 am

    LOVE the coat and that necklace is amazingly cute!!