As I analyze what’s in my closet and why, trying to be more careful about what I add, I’m beginning to realize that I just don’t wear jackets. I can’t say exactly why not, maybe because they completely hide my shape if they’re long, or hip-length, and I tend to prefer the more drapey, flowy look of a cardigan over the structure of a jacket.
I like them in theory though, and certain have worn them in the past. And jackets are great for certain occasions (travel is one – they make good extra layers), but my reality is that I just don’t wear them. I bought this James Perse jacket during last summer’s sale, and had been waiting for it to go on sale for months before I got it. I really thought I NEEDED it.Keep Reading