I consider the vest to be one bad ass piece of fashion. I mean, it’s so cool that it literally doesn’t even need sleeves to make a statement. And I’m not talking about those biker vests that you see guys on motorcycles wearing that look like they will run you over in 4 seconds if you cross them the wrong way. Vests have come a long way throughout the decades, especially the 60’s when they really took off with flower power and hippie love reigning free. Now in 2017, the popular 60’s trend, long vests, just got a modern makeover.
I must admit I was a bit apprehensive about trying the long vest trend myself. This is one of those looks where I love it on everyone else, but didn’t think it was a wise inVESTment for me. (hah, you see what I did there?!)
So one day in Kohl’s, one of my favorite retailers ever, I saw the ELLE long vest in my photo below and thought, “hey, let me give this a try.” Needless to say, I was absolutely sold on this trend at that point.