Trend Alert: Playing with Textures

To my dearest:

This week, I’m sharing a fun trend and styling tips for it! Playing with textures is nothing new and there’s always an abundance of textures to play with. However, I find that the ease of playing with different textures has been much easier this past year. The trend of “loud fashion” has definitely been “in” and it doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.

petite blogger pink fur moto JACKET: SUNSET + SPRING | TOP: EVERLANE | NECKLACE: MONT BLANC

This year, the fur texture made a huge come back. Maybe just two years ago, wearing a fur jacket was too over the top for every day. But, not anymore! This season, you’ll see trains of people wearing fur walking around the city – from animal prints to snazzy red fur on men and women alike!

Leather, patent, and suede has always been little subtle accents in terms of playing with texture. When added to a classic design, it immediately changes the look. But, can we just call it the “classics of textures”?

Denim is another classic, but fun texture. It’s so common that you forget it can even be counted as a texture! But, yes, a little denim goes a long way on an outfit!

photographer nyc brooklyn bridgeJACKET: SUNSET + SPRING | TOP: EVERLANE | SKIRT: NA-KD | SHOES: K+K (similar) | BAG: DEREK LAM

Last Friday, I played photographer in the city and just pulled up this outfit in a matter of minutes before I rushed out the house. The texture however, made the outfit an instant show stealer! Worthy for a potential upcoming NYFW outfit too!

pink fur moto jacket photographer blogger nyc

The pink fuzzy fur details was probably the highlight of the outfit. The pink tone brightens the overall outfit. The fuzzy fur was a fun added texture. The patent leather gave just the right dose of shine. It’s just a moto jacket. But hey, the details made it much more unique than your average moto jacket. It paired perfectly with ripped denim for an extra dose of “texture fun”.

The cherry on top was the added burgundy tone camera bag. It wasn’t my intention. I just grabbed my camera bag and left the house. The burgundy meshed extremely well with the pink tones and over black. Slipped on a pair of black leather ankle boots and I was good to go!

brooklyn bridge blogger new york city

It was simple, but the use of textures was what made this outfit fun. Pink fuzzy fur, patent leather, ripped black denim, black leather. Little things come a long way for an outfit. What really made this outfit was obviously the pink fuzzy fur moto jacket! The fit is slightly oversized for petites. I am wearing an XS and I have space to layer. It’s actually good and preferable that it’s slightly oversized because I prefer to wear more layers underneath when it’s cold. The sleeves are slightly long on me, I could probably hem 1 inch off it.

petite blogger pink fur moto jacket brooklyn bridge ny

But, what’s awesome is that, it’s currently on sale for under $50! I got it without the discount a while ago and I’m biting my lip for it. But that doesn’t mean I won’t be sharing this with you all! Enjoy the steep discount on this bundle of joy! And write back and let me know what textures are your favorite to play with when styling your outfit!

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Sincerely Ophelia

Sincerely Ophelia

Hi! It’s Ophelia! I’m just a fun-size petite Asian girl living life in NYC, with a big heart for the love of life. I'm an overshareer of all sorts and enjoy inspiring others. Through this blog, I hope to share my styling ideas, shopping finds, latest trends, and solutions to everything related to fashion and beauty.

For reference, I am 5 feet 2 inches. I typically wear XS/S or 0-4 for apparel and 6.5-7.5 for shoes.
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39 Comments

  1. January 17, 2018 / 9:41 PM

    Great post!

  2. January 17, 2018 / 11:08 PM

    You have a great sense of style!

  3. January 18, 2018 / 5:59 AM

    Great post and your outfit is really nice.

  4. damondnollan
    January 18, 2018 / 6:00 AM

    Ripped denim, huh? Even for guys, I see this trend still happening quite a bit. Just last week at church, one of the leaders had ripped knees in his jeans. Anything can be stylish if you wear it right, I guess. Thanks for sharing!

  5. Amber
    January 18, 2018 / 8:38 AM

    Nice, I always love when you can pick something up for a deal! What cool photos, but I’d be freezing! I like your jacket.

  6. January 18, 2018 / 10:59 AM

    Really amazing photos. I love how you have played with light and colors to make the dark colors appear strongly.

  7. January 18, 2018 / 4:54 PM

    Black is my favourite colour. I think that the black jacket is always fashionable and hip regardless of the time of the year.

  8. January 18, 2018 / 5:14 PM

    There is something wonderful about bringing texture into your outfit, I am absolutely loving the jacket, with the front. Perfect!

  9. Corinne and Kirsty
    January 18, 2018 / 5:21 PM

    I am loving your jacket! the leather and the fur look great together! the whole outfit is amazing!

  10. January 18, 2018 / 6:12 PM

    Gorgeous photos! I love all of your outfit choices and the way you have photographed them against these back drops!

  11. January 18, 2018 / 8:29 PM

    Great photos. I love the outfit, and I love Brooklyn. I spent a weekend there over the summer and I’m already planning to go back.

  12. January 18, 2018 / 10:01 PM

    I have a leather jacket but not this style. I like the fur it takes the jacket to another level.

  13. blogthirtyminusone
    January 18, 2018 / 11:29 PM

    Girl, that jacket is so pretty. Love the whole outfit and the photos look nice too.

  14. Ally Jones
    January 19, 2018 / 2:32 AM

    I absolutely love your jacket! I need one. I love your style so much! You are totally rocking it!

  15. January 19, 2018 / 6:14 AM

    Love winter season because of the layers you get to put together. Loved that jacket.

  16. January 19, 2018 / 6:29 AM

    I love your outfit, especially the jacket, booties and bag!

  17. January 19, 2018 / 4:04 PM

    These are some really nice looks. I love how you pull them off.

  18. January 19, 2018 / 8:13 PM

    First of all love your photos! That background is amazing. I actually love playing with textures, theyre a great way to spice up an outfit.

  19. January 19, 2018 / 8:27 PM

    Such a cute outfit! More ideas to style outfits.

  20. Siti Aana
    January 20, 2018 / 1:55 PM

    Not everyone can carry the textured this nicely. Great post. I am going to bookmark this for future. 🙂

  21. Hannah Marie
    January 20, 2018 / 3:16 PM

    Your outfit is gorgeous! I like how pretty and lovely these photos are,

  22. January 21, 2018 / 6:02 AM

    Absolutely love how you play with faux fur and leather here dear. Such a lovely contrasting combination. Cute skirt you got there too!

    Jessica | notjessfashion.com

  23. January 21, 2018 / 12:11 PM

    All I can say is that you look stunning in that outft. I can imagine how important it would be to have the extra space to enable you to layer better during the winter.

  24. Anika May
    January 23, 2018 / 5:57 AM

    I love how this outfit is put together, obsessed with the jacket!

    Anika | anikamay.co.uk

  25. January 23, 2018 / 9:33 PM

    Great post! Love all your outfits! They remind me that I need to get new outfit!

  26. yaramel
    January 31, 2018 / 5:44 PM

    Lovely outfit! The bag is adorable 🙂

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