Silver Streak Lookbook




Burberry Metallic Plaid Coat  |  J. Crew Pixie Pant  |  Miu Miu Glitter Flats (similar by Miu Miu)  |

Chanel Bag  |  t+j Designs Gunmetal hoops  |

If you follow me on twitter, you might have read my funny story wearing this outfit.  It was a bit chillier on Friday and I was headed to Michigan Ave to run some errands.  I do my little bits to save on money so I can fund my shopping habit so I decided to ride the bus (which is $2.25 each way rather than $35 to park by Michigan Avenue).  While on the bus, this stylish man said he loved my jacket.  When he was departing off the bus he noticed my shoes and said, “Oh and your shoes are even more fabulous!  Why are you riding the bus?”  It reminded me of the episode of Sex & the City where Carrie tries riding the bus and the bus arrives with a picture of her on the side of the bus 🙂 and a person asks her why she is riding the bus when she is on the bus.  

Hope everyone is having a great Monday and if you missed my Halloween look and story, check it out here. Working on our t+j Designs holiday collection launch on Wednesday! Be sure to check back for updates. 



  1. Josie
    October 31, 2011 / 7:34 am

    Haha, what a great story! I LOVE that coat.xo

  2. Girlie Blogger
    October 31, 2011 / 7:47 am

    I love that episode of Sex and the City because it showed us a more humbled Carrie Bradshaw. (That girl had a serious shoe addiction.) $35 for parking – ouch. BTW, I also like both the coat and the

  3. Michelle's Style File
    October 31, 2011 / 8:21 am

    Love that coat- such a classic!

  4. NaNa
    October 31, 2011 / 9:29 am

    You have such a cool blog. And your outfits are amazing! Loving the flats so much.x

  5. Adele
    October 31, 2011 / 9:50 am

    That coat is drop dead gorgeous! Happy Halloween xoxo

  6. Plami
    October 31, 2011 / 10:27 am

    You look gorgeous my dear! I love your coat! it's so stylish and beautiful!XoXoPlami

  7. Love Sushi and Fashion
    October 31, 2011 / 11:07 am

    Such a great outfit! I love your bag! <3<3

  8. Jessica
    October 31, 2011 / 12:10 pm

    Well I totally agree with that man, because this jacket is fabulous! You look great in it. :)xx Jessica

  9. weasel
    October 31, 2011 / 12:49 pm

    You look amazing, the coat is fantastic

  10. Anonymous
    October 31, 2011 / 12:53 pm

    Interesting that in a green sustainable world people would still question taking the bus no matter how fabulous you look.

  11. Erica
    October 31, 2011 / 1:25 pm

    Haha! That is too funny! Well he was right…you looked fabulous!

  12. chelseasgirl
    October 31, 2011 / 1:59 pm

    That coat is to die for!!! You can't go wrong w/ a Burberry Trench. Love the cropped J.cRew pants as well. As usual u are always so chic!Xx

  13. Elaine A (TOBeautyReviews)
    October 31, 2011 / 2:28 pm

    Hahaha what a fun story! I missed that on twitter! 🙂

  14. Supal
    October 31, 2011 / 2:47 pm

    That's a beautiful, beautiful jacket!

  15. Megan, The Frugalista Diaries
    October 31, 2011 / 3:23 pm

    I'm drooling over that jacket! So gorgeous!

  16. A Stylized Hysteria
    October 31, 2011 / 3:52 pm

    LOL! sometimes I get on the train and feel way too dressed up and like everyone is giving me weird looks, so I know how you feel!That's one of the nicest Burberry coats I've seen in a while- it's so unique!

  17. Kristin
    October 31, 2011 / 4:55 pm

    What a fun coat! I wonder if Burberry makes a non-fabulous coat? Ha!

  18. SassyUptownChic
    October 31, 2011 / 5:06 pm

    HAHAHA! YOU ARE FABULOUS JEN! HAHAHA! I love that coat and adore those flats. I love the glitter shoes that have come out. You look great girl! Funny story! :D

  19. CessOviedo
    October 31, 2011 / 5:31 pm

    Just this morning I woke up wanting a Burberry trench coat, and then you come with this amazing metallic one, me so jealous! You look very elegant, love to see you wearing flats!Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

  20. The Dolls Factory
    October 31, 2011 / 5:40 pm

    love the coat and this is such a great story :-)Always followingThe Dolls Factory

  21. Ashley
    October 31, 2011 / 5:58 pm

    Haha I love that episode of SATC! The jacket is fab!

  22. simplyvonne
    October 31, 2011 / 6:08 pm

    hehe that's so funny!! He's probably thinking..this girl is way too hot to be riding the bus!

  23. Alena: Oh, It's Just Perfect!
    October 31, 2011 / 7:03 pm

    Haha. That's hilarious!! I LOVE that outfit-such a perfect winter coat!

  24. Nee
    October 31, 2011 / 7:27 pm

    love how you combine flats & coat:) so cool!love,NeeROSECANDLE11

  25. TaraMixandMatch
    October 31, 2011 / 7:29 pm

    Your coat is beautiful!

  26. Mae
    October 31, 2011 / 7:38 pm

    Cute story! The bus is the only way to travel to Michigan Ave for serious shopping!Seriously, that jacket is amazing!And you look fantastic!Stopping by via Monday MingleI'll be moving back to Chicago next year…would love to meet up!xx,Mae from Lili & Mae

  27. Iulia Romana
    October 31, 2011 / 7:43 pm

    I simply love your grey outfit 😡 The coat is fantastic and so are the flats !

  28. Rach
    October 31, 2011 / 7:54 pm

    This coat is gorgeous!! I love the story, soo

  29. Rochelle's Closet
    October 31, 2011 / 8:25 pm

    Thats interesting story, I love that coat its elegant. Thanks for visit my blog, Iam following you, follow mine?

  30. Samantha
    October 31, 2011 / 8:28 pm

    I read that on Twitter! So funny – glad to actually see the outfit! I guess that's what happens when you are looking fab on the city bus!!And LOL@ the Sex and City story! :o)

  31. Kate Lasater
    October 31, 2011 / 8:31 pm

    I love the jacket and I love that episode of Sex and the City (although, to be fair, I love EVERY episode of Sex and the City). :)You look great!

  32. smalltownbigwardrobe
    October 31, 2011 / 8:44 pm

    You were just the most stylish person on the bus – why not ride it? I know lots of celebs ride the subways. I am in love with everything about this outfit. Both a Burberry coat and a Chanel bag are on my Fashion Bucket List. And the sparkly shoes just kick it all up even more! Gorgeous.

  33. skippysays
    October 31, 2011 / 9:15 pm

    LOL- why can't well dressed people ride the bus? I always ride it- like you I want to save money where I can so I an buy more pretty things :)

  34. molliee
    October 31, 2011 / 9:17 pm

    this is an adorable and chic outfit! Love your flats!xoxomolliee

  35. kat @ paper doll theory
    October 31, 2011 / 9:38 pm

    wow! super jealous of your chanel bag and burberry trench! 2 things i have wanted since the beginning of time haha.if your in the mood for something free hope you'll enter in our giveaway! loveee your blog so much!love kat

    October 31, 2011 / 10:30 pm

    Ha love that episode – and he's right! The jacket and shoes are fabulous :)

  37. laura
    November 1, 2011 / 12:20 am

    your coat and shoes ARE fabulous! ♥ laurathe blog of worldly delights

  38. Katherine
    November 1, 2011 / 2:02 am

    Such a cute story! Hahaha 🙂 And I'm totally with him, your coat and shoes look fabulous!

  39. Anonymous
    November 1, 2011 / 3:48 am

    I hear you about saving a little bit here and there, heck back in my college days I would walk from one place to another rather than spend $2-3 on the bus. I love this outfit on you – the coat, bag and shoes – everything: no wonder the guy was commenting on it. Drooling over your bag too! Gorgeous.

  40. A Heel in Mint
    November 1, 2011 / 4:24 am

    Gorgeous coat and shoes! Agree..parking in downtown is crazy and expensive. I love taking the trains. :)xxHeel in Mint

  41. La Professionnelle
    November 1, 2011 / 4:36 am

    Awww, that was super sweet and yes that seems like a Carrie moment for sure! But a la Carrie you should have given us a close-up of those fabulous Miu Miu flats!xoxo <3

  42. ( elisse )
    November 1, 2011 / 5:28 am

    Happy Monday, and yes that is a great commuter jacket! BTW, I saw your post on your T+J jewelry party – how fun! And how do I get an invite for the next one *wink*

  43. Lily
    November 1, 2011 / 7:23 am

    Very chic! And what I coincidence I was just looking at those flats at the Miu Miu store, I just love them!

  44. Sara C.
    November 1, 2011 / 8:00 am

    What can i say? the coat is beautiful, i wish i had one in my closet!You have an incredible sense of style.Sara C.

  45. Kate L.
    November 1, 2011 / 10:16 am

    Gorgeous outfit! Beautiful coat and the Miu Miu glitter flats are great choice!Fashion

  46. Andrea
    November 1, 2011 / 11:33 am

    Such a beautiful coat! I love it and your sunglasses.

  47. Elle Sees
    November 1, 2011 / 12:50 pm

    i had that happen too!! Enter my Sift! Dessert Giveaway

  48. creativefashionglee
    November 1, 2011 / 2:03 pm

    Such a gorgeous coat, and how fun that you paired it with ballet flats. 🙂

  49. JustPatience
    November 1, 2011 / 8:06 pm

    I so love that coat. So elegant and very feminine. The shoes are amazing also. Lol on the bus story. I too can't picture you in a

  50. Wiola
    November 1, 2011 / 9:42 pm

    great story Jen! Beautiful look-elegant and love your coat! xxx

  51. Rebecca
    November 2, 2011 / 2:40 am

    That is a gorgeous coat, and I think that most funny events can linked back to SATC.

  52. Amanda Nguyen
    November 2, 2011 / 3:37 am

    that coat is too chic for words. I'm feelin an Audrey Hepburn vibe with the capris and flats…LOVE!<

  53. Jill
    November 5, 2011 / 3:15 am

    Dying over that coat. LOVE

  54. Anonymous
    November 20, 2011 / 10:15 pm

    Ha, ha…that is a great story! The coat is rather fabulous on you.Adelle

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