28 In Misc


How cute is this vintage brocade elephant jacket?  It was a purchase on eBay a while back.  It traveled with me to a trunk show in NY, and went surprisingly unnoticed.  I packed it away, and forgot all about it.  This weekend while rummaging through piles of vintage, I pulled it out, and decided it’s a pretty special jacket.  It’s now back in my main closet….

I love how detailed each elephant is…and how the jacket is cut away.

Paired with my new Miu Miu’s.  I love these shoes!  Remember this pair from the same collection on one of the Olsen twins?

They’re on sale at Net-a-Porter!! So tempting! (pic from Olsens’s Anonymous)

Also wearing old Zara blouse.  I need to visit Zara again.  I have found a lot of really great things there.

Hope everyone is staying cool!

  • Michelle of Chellbellz
    June 16, 2011 at 4:53 pm

    You are just the cutest! I love the shoes! I know it’s about the jacket which is great but I LOVE the Shoes! I like whatever that olsen has on too! My mother loves elephants to much! I can only imagine how crazy she would go if i brought her something like this to the house.

  • heather clark
    June 16, 2011 at 5:01 pm

    i looove elephants! i just bought a pair of elephant print silky pants from topshop!


  • Tina
    June 16, 2011 at 5:33 pm

    Hi Judy!
    Your amazing jacket came from my Shop! I was so honored that you purchased this several months ago and have been waiting to get a glimpse of it. Never did I think it would be a featured item on your blog!
    Love the way you styled it….as always your sense of style is perfection!
    Tina/Crush Vintage

  • those tricks
    June 16, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    This whole outfit looks stupendous.
    The jacket and shoes are super sick.
    Glad the elephants made it outta storage and back into the closet.
    Totally deserve it!

    p.s. That last shot of you is just beautiful!

  • Julia
    June 16, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    those shoes are amazing

    xo julia


  • Atlantis Home
    June 16, 2011 at 7:30 pm

    Tina–I’m glad you like how it turned out–such a great jacket!

  • letizia
    June 16, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    yes it’s a cute jacket ! and I love elephant too sooo..love it !!

  • jenny
    June 16, 2011 at 7:50 pm

    absolutely adore the intricacies of the elephants. gorgeous outfit topped with gorgeous shoes.


  • jane
    June 16, 2011 at 11:21 pm

    I must have those SHOES!

  • The Photodiarist
    June 17, 2011 at 12:02 am

    Fantastic jacket. It looks really terrific with those Miu Mius.

  • Lana
    June 17, 2011 at 12:10 am

    You are so beautiful! I love your style. You seriously rock some amazing shoes!

  • Cortnie Elizabeth
    June 17, 2011 at 5:44 am

    Adorable jacket! You guys find the best things! Love those jeans too!


  • BeLighter
    June 17, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    Simply love the whole outfit! The jacket and shoes are stunning! You always look fantastic!

  • Jenn Baker
    June 17, 2011 at 2:08 pm

    Those shoes are to die for absolutely stunning!

  • Samantha
    June 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    Love the elephant blazer – so perfect with those amazing shoes!! :o)


  • Julie
    June 17, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    This is such a rockin outfit! I love your style, and I love your blog! The jacket and shoes are both amazing! Please keep posting outfit posts!

  • andrea
    June 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm

    Love the artistry on the shoes. So beautiful! Who are the jeans by in this picture?

    Also, I am interested to know your opinion on the stylelikeu.com post on Terence Connors, because we are of the same age group. In one of the pictures, he is wearing a cloak from a Nazi officer that was left in his grandfather’s house in Germany. Would you ever wear such a thing? I, for one, think it is very bad taste. He is probably too young to appreciate the horribleness of it all. I made a comment, but they removed it because they told me they didn’t want to offend Mr. Connors. It is just the same as someone wearing a KKK robe because he likes how the fabric drapes. Just wrong!

  • Atlantis Home
    June 17, 2011 at 5:28 pm


    My jeans are from Hysteric Glamour–purchased in Tokyo about 6 years ago. Regarding the Connors closet. My family if from the south-if my Great Grandfather was in the KKK, I would not wear that robe proudly and display it as some type of family heirloom. I think you’re right, he just doesn’t get it.

  • Maryjane
    June 17, 2011 at 8:14 pm

    What a gorgeous jacket! Your finds are always special and unique. Great inspiration.

    Maryjane xoxo

  • Hannah
    June 18, 2011 at 8:40 am

    vuitton-esque elephant jacket – fantastic! and I love the signature worn-in jeans added – so a good look 🙂

  • Danielle Killam
    June 18, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    holy crap! i wanna be you when i grow up. you’re style is the epitome of funky chic

  • style odyssey
    June 19, 2011 at 3:01 pm

    the offbeat way you put outfits together is always inspiring, and always fun to see!
    and that elephant jacket is definitely a keeper.

  • Christian Louboutin Sale
    June 22, 2011 at 9:05 am

    Gosh, you’re just soooo gorgeous. And I’m loving the outfit posts.

  • La Petite Olga
    June 23, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    omg, I love elephants!! And this jacket is great!

    xx Olga
    La Petite Olga

  • Dusk
    June 24, 2011 at 1:41 pm

    I absolutely love this jacket but… I am most amused by the fact that you wore an Feodosiya elephant print jacket to…a Mitha Tiwāna trunk show!!!! The pun too went surprisingly unnoticed 🙂

    Stunning ensemble. As always you wear it exceptionally well.

  • aclineo
    June 27, 2011 at 6:28 pm

    those miu mius are to die for!

  • Suzanna
    June 30, 2011 at 2:10 am

    What brand are those jeans? I love the wash & the fit!

  • Atlantis Home
    June 30, 2011 at 2:15 am

    The jeans are Hysteric Glamour–thanks Judy