Uptown Bourgeois is an arts, news, and culture blog created by New York-based freelance writer Jefferey Spivey. UB explores universal themes through a black, queer lens. 

Vintage Finds

A couple weeks ago, I was thrilled to share an amazing vintage winter coat that I discovered at L Train Vintage. During that same trip, I also stumbled upon this amazing wool blend Oscar de la Renta blazer for only $30! I actually felt a tinge of guilt when I placed this beauty on the register. I don't think they realize the kind of treasure that's buried within the racks at these unbelievable prices. The blazer was a perfect fit: ready to wear with no adjustments needed in the shoulder or sleeves. The design is simplisltic without many bells and whistles, but the fit is so spot on that not much else is needed. I layered a lightweight v-neck sweater underneath and paired them with a tailored military pant for an alternative day look that serves as the perfect mix of work and play. Though vintage shopping can sometimes be tedious and unsuccessful, there's always the chance that you'll find that one magic piece.

Photography by SahedPhotography.com

Blazer: Oscar de la Renta; Sweater, Pants, and Belt: Banana Republic; Shoes: Florsheim


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