Adding a denim vest to a summer outfit - fashion at 50


Early Summer Wardrobe Challenge -Ten Items/Ten Outfits
Day 4 - White Jeans and Peplum Top with Denim Vest

Just in case you hadn't realized it, it's Friday!  Can I get a woot, woot?  It has been an eventful week around here, one that I'll share a little about tomorrow over coffee, but today is all about fashion.  If you're following along we are on Day 4 of our ten items = ten outfits, Early Summer Wardrobe Challenge.

white jeans, peplum top

Today I will be styling the white jeans (same), peplum top (similar) and denim vest (similar).  I
already wore these jeans on Monday so this is the second outfit using them but the first time wearing the peplum top and vest.

This is one of those outfits that would have been fine with the pants and the top on their own but the denim vest adds a little interest.  I chose to wear a long mixed media necklace (similar) to add color along with classic silver hoop earrings, my favorite Bulova silver watch (similar) and a few silver bangle bracelets (similar).

white jeans and peach peplum

I will sometimes cuff these jeans to give them a more casual look with flats or leave them long and wear a little wedge or platform heel (similar) as I've done in this challenge. Either way they have become a staple in my spring and summer wardrobe.  I've said it before, but I resisted white jeans for the longest time because I was afraid they would accentuate all the wrong things but I think it's just a matter of finding the right ones and these Loft curvy straight leg are my favorite so far.

We have nothing special planned this weekend, no ball games or parties to go to, so after cleaning the house and catching up on a pile of never ending laundry, I think I'll spend some time in my craft studio making up a few fabric hearts to mail away.  It's been way too long and I am looking forward to it very much.

I hope you find some time to do something you love this weekend, too.

xo, Patty

I'm joining Jo-Lynne for Fashion Friday.

If you've missed any of the Early Summer Wardrobe Challenge including the wardrobe pieces, you can find them at this link.

I've found some cute similar items to the ones I've style today, with a patriotic twist for you're viewing pleasure...


  1. Very cute top and I always think white jeans look so cool and put together. They are a nice change from blue denim.

  2. Great look. I read years ago that a jeans vest was a must in your wardrobe. Love the color and style of your top. I don't have white jeans but do wear white capris. Thanks Patty

  3. Patty, You look so cute . At first I thought, there would be too many lines in the two tops..but the yoke lines match up and the bottom peplum matches up with the hem of the vest...I think that helps make it work. The necklace goes well with all of it. The jeans make you look taller. :):)Who would love that. Blessings, xoxo, Susie

  4. I love the vest and your top. I love wearing my denim vest. Maybe we can do a collab on denim vests in the future. I'm a little booked for the next couple of weeks but let me know if your interested for later in summer. :)

    I have link to a similar top with sleeves in my post today!!

  5. You look so nice and put together in this outfit.

  6. I love this look... I also love denim vests and have a couple. When I used to country western dance, I would wear my denim vest with a sleeveless long knit dress (with my cowboy boots of course!) and always felt so good when I wore that! I may not have time to post on Facebook today as have to work... but will do it tomorrow for sure.. as am loving my white jeans now! Also.. you make me actually WANT to go out and buy some pretty necklaces... the first thing I thought of this morning was hum.m.m.m. I don't have a necklace that matches what I want to wear for the fashion challenge today.

  7. This is a perfect outfit for summer. I love the white and peach with the denim. Very cute!



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