Dressing up again

So my mom picked up this vintage wrap dress the other day and before it was shipped to it's new home, I wanted to play around with it.
I'm kind of obsessed with the idea of being able to wear a wrap dress both as a coat, and as a dress. What a versatile piece-you could get so much wear out of it.
These shoulders and sleeves are what really kill me. It's always nice to have those pockets, too.
Very smart and sophistacted worn on it's own. Kinda feel like a power lady. But the right amount of decolletage showing keeps it a little bit sexy.
Wear it over cuffed black pants (mine are Y-3) and eccentric brogues and it's a whole new look. Casual but not sloppy.
The silver chain necklace was a recent purchase-it's sooooo beautiful, isn't it? I feel like I don't wear much jewelry but I will definitely be wearing this a lot. Worn with my Alex and Chloe deer horn and an old cross that was lying around one of our jewelry boxes in the garage.
Close up shot of my Yohji Yamamoto silver brogues. 
Heap on a scarf, uncuff the pants, and try some sculptural boots for something perhaps a little more agressive. To me, these boots make anything predatorial!
Everytime I post these Balenciaga Fall 2006 boots, I always get people asking me how I got them-it was a very, very lucky find. I was at Neiman's Last Call outlet and they had just gotten a shipment of shoes in that day. These boots were a season old at that point, but they had been sent to the outlet because one of the boots was missing a harness. I don't even wear the one harness I do have. So I got them for a great deal-lucky, huh? People are absolutely rabid about finding these boots now.
On a sidenote, I am totally obsessed with these Dries van Noten faux-croc pumps. I am stealing them from my mom, so they're a size and half too big for me. But if they go on sale I will get a pair for myself!
That heel is so beautiful and I love the capped toe. Sometimes it's nice to not show toe cleavage.
Randomly shot this gorgeous black and white pleated skirt. It'll be up on Atlantis vintage soon.
This skirt is really quite amazing-every individual pleat had to be sewn together. Worn with Dries van Noten black and brown strappy sandals, and a Richard Chai shearling jacket.
Why, oh why did it have to be that I got this faux fur Sasson jacket in April, right before summer started? If it was winter right now, I would wear this crazy jungle-green thing every day. It's crazy, right? Well, only 6 more months until I can wear it.
Gonna sign off now-I am so ridiculously behind on my email, it's horrible. I have email phobia!
XOX Jane
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  1. ashley says:

    hey jane –
    is the wrap dress going to be up on plain objects? if so i would love to purchase it.

  2. mira says:

    love these wrap jacket piks. so versatile! love the naughty teacher piks;)my fav is the cuffed pants look. i think those accessories make it! and those shoes.im in lust..sigh

  3. Brigadeiro says:

    LOVE LOVE LOVE the wrap coat/dress! Love all the outfits you built with it (especially with the Balenciaga boots), and yay, love those DVN sandals (I have the same & posted an outfit with them recently)!

  4. Jules says:

    WOW im speechless too much CHIC in one post lol I love the different ways that you wore the wrap dress, and you truly did get lucky with the Balenciaga shoes….love the fur and the pleated skirt. I love it all!
    great jewelry too

  5. Cruz says:

    Love that dress, it’s a shame it’s gone but you wore it magnificently! Love the brogues, I love when women wear brogues because even though they have way more options open footwear wise, they choose not to choose them. Kind of a sacrifice but not at all since it looks great! Love the faux fur too, I hate this hot weather already too since it’s keeping me from wearing some of my favorite winter pieces. X|

  6. Jenny says:

    Wow. The wrap dress is fab. The shape is fantastic…I love the hourglass look with cinching at the waist. And its versatility makes me adore it all the more…! Love your blog.

  7. Meg says:

    I vote you wear those glasses in every photo shoot from now on!

  8. yilin says:

    Every outfit is wonderfully stylish. My favourite is the vintage wrap dress as a coat over th Y-3 cuffed pants. By the way, I love the the Yohji Yamamoto brogues. Silver is such a rad colour for brogues. Any chance that you could give us a photo tour of your house? There are many nice details that I’d like to have a closer look at, such as the tree sculpture above your mantelpiece.

  9. Nini Nguyen says:

    Jane, I love your Yohji Yamamoto silver brogues.

  10. absolutely perfect and gorgeous outfit, jane!
    i’ve seen some of the photos on your mom’s blog!
    i love all your shoes and outfit!

  11. jessie says:

    the wrap is near kimono-like. very sophisticated, indeed. love the different ways you put this piece to use. my fave is the first one :)

  12. Tea says:

    Hi Jane,
    Where did you get those cute black framed glasses from?
    I’m lusting after a pair.

  13. denise says:

    i love all your outfits, as usual, but your house is amazing! so chic.

  14. tanya says:

    OMG this is the first time youve shown us a close up pic of your Yohji Yamamoto silver brogues. They are simply divine!
    I know you got them ages ago but where are they from? I am obssessed with them!
    ps. love when you do these multi image dressing up posts. Theyre always my fave posts <3

  15. Sydnie says:

    Jane, I love it when you wear those glasses! It makes the picture that much more funky! GREAT clothing choices this post! I especially love the wrap dress and the black and white skirt. PS: I’d steal your mom’s shoes too; they’re so cute! :)

  16. This post is full of eye candies! You look so cute in the last pic with that green fur jacket. Love your styling!

  17. Corrie says:

    Ahhhhh thanks for sharing all of these photos. You home/shoes/clothes/mom’s shoes/mom’s clothes are just so indulgent and amazing. Lucky lucky girl. Oh and nerd glasses + red lipstick is super cute.

  18. Libby says:

    You and your mom are great fashionistas! Love all the shoes and the fur coat!

  19. S.I.Q. says:

    i looooove the outfit with the Yamamotos and the Balenciagas!!
    but you are amazing in all of them!!
    -Marc Jacobs
    -Chloe for Opening Ceremony
    -Pirates of the Caribbean 4?!

  20. olyaiscool says:

    I have been reading your blog for a while now, and I have never been so impressed as I was by these photos. You look amazing, yet age appropriate. The clothes is awesome. Love!

  21. KD says:

    chic . . . overload . . . *heaves breath*

  22. Your outfits are absolutely fabulous! You own such unique and original pieces! lovelovelove your blog!
    <3 Chelsea'sGirl

  23. iru says:

    gotta love pieces that do double duty — especially when they work well as coats or dresses. very donna karan as a dress. explains why you felt like a power lady. next stop the white house? :) super chic as always!

  24. yuka says:

    i love everything you are wearing jane!
    so lucky you get to play dress up with so much fun stuff!

  25. Connie says:

    I see that you finally got yourself a remote for your camera! Unless you’re holding something else in your hand in the last picture… but it looks like a remote! Yay!

  26. Karen says:

    those glasses look awesome on you, very sexy business woman :)

  27. Arianna says:

    Hi Jane, I hardly ever comment but now I felt I simply had to! You look absolutely fabulous and you have such a unique and mature sense of style, its very admirable. You are an inspiration to all fashionable girls and your blog is so different and a refreshing change from the usual grunge-y, hipster, erin wasson-obsessed blogs. Thanks for giving us great looks and a peak into what I believe to be the most FABULOUS closet in Texas!!

  28. gennie says:

    omg this post is a crazy amalgamation of AWESOMENESS. hahaha. LOVE EVERYTHING!!!!!

  29. Izzy says:

    Omg, I also have that green jacket! Crazy! I bought in a vintage store in New York years ago, but I rarely have the nerve to wear it. I think I’ll have to have a little fun with it next winter (or maybe next week, knowing Seattle).

  30. Peter says:

    Jane Why do you have to have so much steez!!! Love you for it!!!!!! Your beautiful and keep up the amazing work!!!

  31. Rachel says:

    I love that wrap dress, how lovely is your mum for getting that for you! I love that you matched it perfectly with simple colours :)

  32. Ashley K says:

    Love your glasses, you look so cute with them on! And that chain necklace is amazing. Goes without saying that all of your shoes are hot!!

  33. Maude Irene says:

    The necklace — great.
    I am in love with wraps as well, except for up here my main motivation is warmth, then style. Be thankful you don’t have to deal with it.
    Lastly, those shoes!!!! uhhhh to die for. Looking for a pair NOW.

  34. Brianna says:

    The first piece is very Kamali, so great! The glasses are pretty boss too : )

  35. sarah says:

    wow what a beautiful dress! looks comfy too, that’s a plus! you make it look great! i don’t think i could pull something like that off! your brown shoes however… those i could do!

  36. marina says:

    your posts lately have been SO GOOD

  37. brinn says:

    I love these outfit choices.. i am looking for the perfect pair of black jeans and I love the ones you are wearing in these photos.. do you remember where you found them? thanks!

  38. meg says:

    I also agree the dress is very Donna Karan. Are the glasses the Tom Ford ‘Cary’ by any chance? I’ve been debating between the Cary and Oliver Peoples ‘Tycoon’ for months but you’ve swung me into the Cary camp….

  39. Katie J says:

    Those boots ARE fantastic…loving the neck chains too!

  40. The Minx says:

    your brogues are so beautiful, like works of art…the color is just stupendous :)

  41. Monique says:

    your yamamoto brogues are LOVELY…

  42. Dana says:

    That first piece was brilliant. I wish I had managed to snatch it up at the shop first ;).

  43. Miss Glitzy says:

    Great outfits and I like the way you play with them. I walk a lot so I’m a big fan of brogues and those by Yamamoto are awesome but I also love Dries van Noten faux-croc pumps.

  44. Rachel Sage says:

    The wrap dress really brings the brogues to a new level!

  45. Christine says:

    I especially love the second look and the final look. The green/orange combo is great.

  46. Diana says:

    ohh, the dress is beautiful, your blog is very interesting.

  47. Helen says:

    I love the black and white pleated skirt.

  48. Woow, the wrap dress + pants outfit is gorgeous and those Dries heels are absolutely stunning!

  49. grace says:

    soo jane birkin in the photos w the dress.
    tina chung would be proud.

  50. k.gray says:

    Nice to see some more outfit posts but I can’t help but feel that this incredible blog is just becoming a site to advertise Atlantis Vintage merchandise. I think it would be great if you would do something like rumi does between her blog/ebay store. Love the blog… just don’t want to see it melt away or loose its spunk!

  51. Geri Wu says:

    love the wrap dress! its so sophisticated! the balenciaga shoes look amazing too!
    xx, Geri

  52. quelle says:

    that wrap dress is so amazing and versatile. i now wish i owned one.
    every one of these outfits is amazing. i just bought faux croc pumps myself! picking them up today! yay! (after i sleep.)

  53. Christie says:

    Those glasses look good on you.
    Jane, you are an awesome artist. I truly love your style.

  54. Love how you styled the wrap dress, those Yohji shoes are beautiful I’m definitely into strong masculine shoes like that paired with feminine dresses.

  55. la says:

    Hi babe,
    I am an owner of a blogshop :) I wish to contact u regarding the traffic of my blogshop as inhow do i increase the traffic and all. Please email me ! Hope to hear from u soon and have a nice day!

  56. petra says:

    you look extremely stunning in this last picture. wow!
    xxx petra

  57. Ine says:

    OMG I LOVE the sandals! By the way, I know you’re real busy, and you probably don’t need it, but @ my blog you can win a gift certificate for $50 at Rice and Beans Vintage!

  58. cassiopeia says:

    oooh – loving the wrap dress… gorgeous skirt too. you look so sophisticated and retro but with a thoroughly modern twist :-D

  59. Anonymous reader says:

    Hi Jane, that chain necklace is awesome! Where did you get it?

  60. your shoes keeps me drooling like a hungry dog!!
    love it. :)

  61. Lea Anne says:

    amazing looks Jane!! you look gorgeous is every look, my favorite is with the balenciaga boots!

  62. Cari says:

    The wrap is really amazing. The boots are great as well. xo Cari http://isnotfashion.blogspot.com

  63. Charlie says:

    What season are the Yohji brogues from?

  64. Bri says:

    Hello! I love following your blog, and I am even surprised witht myself that this is my first comment. I only have a question: I’ve been looking for some big, dark rimmed, “fake” glasses such as these. I do wear contacts, and i would die to find some like the ones you’re wearing. Where can I find some?

  65. I’m so in love with that wrap dress and it works well as a coat to such a great find. It would be hard to let this go :(
    I’m also in love with that skirt its gorgeous! J’adore

  66. ashley says:

    I want those dries strappy sandals! the croc ones are beautiful too.

  67. DMS says:

    I just want every item in each photo.
    That dress is amazing.

  68. Martyna says:

    Firstly i love this “big post beacause of many photos:D” And secondly you really have great style,so unique i love your blog!

  69. chicfaced says:

    what’s up with the chalkboard? have we seen that before? i LOVE it as a background for photos- fun!

  70. I really think you look adorable in those glasses.

  71. Sabrina says:

    Is the Atlantis Vintage venture going well? You must be the best marketing tool for selling these items, they’re styled so well!

  72. Laura says:

    Jane, this really might be one of my favorite posts of yours, ever. I’m really impressed with how far your style has come since I started reading your blog. You and I have extremely similar tastes, and I applaud your creativity and the way you boldly display your very own signature style – you’ve got class, girl.
    way to go! i don’t think i could love this post any more, even if the ann d’s made an appearance :)
    ps: next time an awesome wrap dress like that comes by, send it to me!! haha. love the dress. and we have the same ray-ban glasses, i wear mine every day.
    keep it up!!!

  73. MAZPE says:


  74. Hanh says:

    Hi Jane , I’ve been reading your blog long time and love it. I don’t usually leave comments, because of the way i am. Now, I have my own blog so I break my shell and go out there(blog’s world)to give comments out.
    I love love …the boots. I ‘ve have a dream about them everytime you post that.

  75. AK says:

    i absolutely adore that necklace!!!!! Oh my goodness!

  76. hanh says:

    The pics are nice. love,.love…the boots!

  77. Max says:

    Hi, I sooo love the glasses and I wanted to get them for a while now but when I went to the store to buy them they told me that there are no optical ray ban wayfarer (that is not true! – but whatever) so they recommended to fill in optical lenses in the sunglasses. So I decided to do this but there are to different types. The New Wayfarer and the original Wayfarer … ahhhh I’m so confused … which one do you wear on the picture? Does anyone know?

  78. ediot says:

    you look absolutely fabolous in these pictures. and so pretty with the glasses. the wrapjackeT/dress is great. and so so so versatile. lucky girl!

  79. londoner says:

    jane, you look so unbelievable! it is so refreshing to see your passion for great style shine through your blog. can’t wait to see what you come up with next. xo

  80. Romi says:

    I’m totally crazy about that second look (the one with the Yohji brogues)the shoes are amazing!!!
    Just love it. Who doesn’t love versatile pieces?

  81. xAZD says:

    gorgeous clothes. I love labor intensive clothes, like that pleated skirt.
    x A

  82. Meow says:

    Did your feet just die in flats? ;)

  83. Kathryn says:

    That jacket is to die for! Looks like something I’ve seen on the site http://www.stylelikeu.com. They feature some really amazing people with great style!

  84. hanako66 says:

    what a fabulous piece that is! you look amazing in all of these photos

  85. andrea says:

    Can you tell us where these photos were shot? Almost looks like a modern museum! (In a good way).

  86. jacqueline says:

    I have been reading your blog for a couple of months now, and i really admire your style. I live in Houston and even here no one understands my fashion. Keep it up!

  87. rosa says:

    where were these pictures taken? it doesn’t look like your house


  89. Pascal Grob says:

    love the outfit on the third picture :)

  90. teenvogrrrl says:

    to put it mildly: you ROCK!!! okay, excitement bubble has burst. lol in that first picture you look exactly like a mannequin. keep up the awesome posting!

  91. the dress is so versatile you should have kept it :)

  92. Lola Re says:

    the dress worn casually with the brogues is a great idea, good post on outfit variations! :o)

  93. Vanessa says:

    Oh my, I love it! I love that you styled it so many different ways– it shows that it’s definitely the kind of item to invest in.

  94. kelse says:

    i LOVE that grey jacket/dress.
    How can you part with something so beautiful.. sigh. x

  95. Solo says:

    Love your necklace..;D
    I need it..;D

  96. Chotiga says:

    somehow, you remind me of Taylor Swift.. and you’re really pretty! :)

  97. the yohjis are hot hot hot. love.
    the faux glasses I dont care for, but no one can be 100% perfect.

  98. Charlotte says:

    That wrapping dress is perfect. I like it better in the first outlook you showed!

  99. Anika says:

    love the crazy coat/dress with the insane silver brogues. perfection.
    p.s. still reckon you shouldn’t sell the crazy hot dress in the last post, its divine!

  100. great outfits not my favorite thoughx

  101. An amazing dress again and your silver shoes are gorgeous!

  102. your clothes are so amazing. i saw you in teen vogue, and you are officially my new insiration, for my own blog and everyday fashion. and your hair is gorgeuos. please tell me how you make it so crimped looking. and feel fre to visit my site, oh-chic.co.nr
    keep up the awesome work

  103. Lauren says:

    Could you please tell me where the creme t-shirt you’re wearing is from? Is it American Apparel?

  104. Are these pictures all taken in your house?! The decor is so different from pictures you’ve posted previously. Still fab, of course.
    And i love love love mid-shin length dresses. So chic.

  105. Sylvia says:

    The boots and glasses are adorable!
    BTW, i think i need to pick up some dries sooner or later. =]

  106. jess says:

    Love all your pieces, the silver flats are fantastic, they will go with so much!

  107. Kim says:

    I really like the black & white skirt :)

  108. Christine says:

    *sigh* Jaaane! It’s all so beatiful! I love the wrap dress idea – really innovative. I love your glasses too, haha very quirky. :)

  109. inaya says:

    Jane! I love when you wear those Yohji shoes. :)
    I am collecting links for my new site and was wondering if you’re also wanting your second blog linked or just SOS?
    take care

  110. Angeliska says:

    That green faux fur coat is killing me! I adore it-
    lucky find, girl!

  111. Diana Garcia says:

    i love your vintage style…

  112. cassandra says:

    i love your black cropped pant.

  113. I want those Balenciagas!
    You look stunning as always Jane.

  114. Lucy says:

    I love the glasses. I’ve been searching for some like them! I love your outfits in general. Very chic!!!

  115. Laura says:

    ‘The boots’ I got some…they arrived today, I am thrilled, on a whim I tried ebay last sat night and found some in my size I stayed up till 5am to bid and got them. I love the rolled up trousers, white top shoes and glasses combination…

  116. Rebexieee says:

    I am in LOVE with the Balenciaga boots – how much were they? Obviously it’s too late to find a pair, but I wanted to know how much you snagged them for.
    I also love the scarf that you wore in some of the shots – it’s stunning! x’s and o’s!

  117. Pilar says:

    oh I LOVE your style!
    I admire you so much

  118. Amelia says:

    I really like the wrap dress as a coat. It’s perfect with the brogues!

  119. Amalina says:

    wrap dress = gorgeous !

  120. Emilia says:

    wow,the last shoes are amazing :D

  121. Catherine says:

    Your fat as hell!

  122. Catherine says:

    Forgot to mention ugly as fuck!

  123. Em says:

    Amazing blog! It’s always very creative and inspirational. Being a high school exchange student in Paris, it is nice to see that a teen in Texas can provide the world with such fashion ideas (like Garance Doré!).
    Keep up the great work!

  124. valentina says:

    OK! i’m sooo excited!!
    once I road in a spanish magazine (maybe GLAMOUR?) an article about a girl who has like 16 years old, she collected a lot of shoes, she didn’t live in a “fashion-city”… and I was like Oh my good! it sounds soooooooooooo soo good!
    well, in that moment i was in my grandmother’s house, so then I forgoted it.
    and today, I have founded that super-blog!! I just love it. you are amazing!
    i’m gonna add you to my favourite blogs list.
    wooowowwww i’m so happy! :)

  125. Zoe says:

    The wrap dress & Balenciaga boots. I lovee. Also your faux jacket, i love the colour(:

  126. Patricia says:

    Luv the wrap dress and omg those balenciaga boots are amazing. U’re a Fashion Jeanious Jane, u inspired me to start my own fashion blog. Amazing!

  127. dorota says:

    oh Jane…I wish I were you…
    kisses from Poland (again Poland :))!!!!

  128. coco says:

    The Balenciagas are my one true love!

  129. Veronica says:

    I really really really LOVE these Balenciaga Fall 2006 BOOTS .. *.*
    Greetings from Poland ; *

  130. Rocío L. says:

    I love all the outfits!!

  131. drea says:

    please….post about something other than what your mom will put on the site..I miss your old posts! not these plugs!

  132. 璐璐 says:

    so cool!!!!!!

  133. D says:

    versatile yet dramatic pieces are the best. lucky girl!

  134. L.F. Wynn says:

    i adore the wrap dress and your croc pumps! puree genius :)

  135. Kyra says:

    You kinda have the weirdest and the most annoying style ever, and that’s why I love it.
    You look like a princess in queen’s clothes. You are great :)

  136. Nancy says:

    I love the versatility of the piece. The details are fantastic and they’re much more visible worn as a coat!

  137. michell says:

    i’m from poland .i’m 14. you are amazing .. this clouths ! love !

  138. Cuppykirsten says:

    Wow, the wrap dress is lovely!
    I like your style, beautiful pictures.
    And the shoes… <3

  139. celia says:

    god, these are gor geee yous
    p.s. just wondering, how would one go about starting a blog that actually is recognized, would appreciate feedback

  140. Marta says:

    i didnt know the ann d. lace ups came in wedge form!

  141. marina says:

    hi,i’m from brasil, sory for my english…
    i realy love the coat, is vintage, is classic, but is sexy too. :)
    i always reed here, but never comment… i think that’s all.

  142. Lyndsey Nash-Bergstrom says:

    I love the gorgeous black and white pleated skirt. Great picture of you too. You look so pretty!!!

  143. Punkie says:

    I’m loving everything!

  144. ondressingup says:

    Your sense of personal style is so astounding, Jane! Share your secrets!

  145. caroline says:

    i was wondering…where did you get your t-shirt that you are wearing? i am looking for the perfect t-shirt and that seems to be it!

  146. jungle fur-vor says:

    ha! i recently got that jacket at my local goodwill in la, and i love it! i wear it all the time.

  147. dude, so 80s japanese in the wrap dress pics. SO INTO IT. the jil shoes are ALL KILLER as well.

  148. Allison says:

    that is the most beautiful coat i have ever seeeeeeeeen! you HAVE to let me know if you EVER decide to sell it.
    Ill buy it.

  149. Tasnim says:

    oh my goodness, those silver brogues are lovely.

  150. Krystal S. says:

    and yes, after scrolling through your pages, im a fan x

  151. Robby D says:

    I love the way you paired the dress and glasses… Very sophistichic. My kind of ensemble.

  152. Daniel says:

    This is the best post with your best outfit ever.

  153. Podszewka says:


  154. Chelsea says:

    Looooooooove the shots you wearing that pair of spectacles. Cutee! Esp. the one you in the Dries van Noten! Lovelove. :)

  155. lo says:

    is the wrap dress the one thats on atlantis…bloack wool wrap dress?? i want to buy but cant tell if its the same one. if so, that mannie does not do it any justice

  156. I love the necklace. It’s totally beautiful.

  157. I’ve read four and I’m reading through them fast. I hope they do a reprint as I cannot find the other five anywhere. Please reprint them. Having commissioned these specially as a collectable only would be a pity.

  158. jenny jones says:

    love the green velvet jacket … so rich!!! type of jacket that would make a pair of jeans and a white T amazing!

  159. I love the way you styled the wrap as a coat with the silver brogues. Where did you get that furry green jacket? Looks vintage and extravagant, but cute!