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Twist Style Friday: Parapet

Published on Friday, 03 April 2015 01:57

Every Friday we feature one of the garments from the magazine in a post about styling. We suggest different ways to wear the garment in question using mock-ups from Polyvore. We encourage readers to tell us what they think about these outfits via our Facebook page or Twitter, and if folks want to make their own outfits, please tweet them at us with the hashtag #twiststyle. You can find all of the Style Friday posts here.


  

This week has been a whirlwind, friends. I was in Ottawa last weekend, and I'm heading to Montreal tomorrow. I squeezed my workweek into three days and I haven't caught up on sleep yet, but I sure am having fun. I am also still in a very serious relationship with this crimping iron. I know it sounds weird, but I look really cool, I promise. I might be embarrassed  about this phase in my hair-life in a few years time, but for now, I'm so into it. It goes really well with my floral velvet crop top and my purple doc martens. Seems a bit like the time to embrace a little extra whimsy; the season is changing. It's April! Day is now longer than night, and soon it can be time for swimming in the outside places. If you're celebrating thing weekend, I hope you're doing it surrounded by folks you really like, and foods you like even more. 

 

This week's sweater is probably too elegant for my absurd fashion choices of late, but that's a low bar to clear. I think it's probably perfect for so many of you lovely humans! It has the makings of so many great outfits. Have you taken a close look at Parapet

 

 

closeup of sweater yoke with zigzag patterning and standup collar 

 

 

The stitch pattern is gorgeous, and the standing collar is cute and unusual. it gives it a bit of a formal edge, steers it a little between sweater and jacket. The back has a little gather, giving the top a subtle swing shape. I think of it like a denim jacket for a regent. Pinkies up! 

 

 

full view of modeled sweaterback view

 

 

Maybe it was the collar shape that drew me towards a slightly military olive as a color complement. Something about the geometric yoke and sleeves made me want round (but not perfectly) accessories. I'm feeling very drawn by grellow right now, and florals, always more florals. 

 

 

three outfits

 

 

 

How will you wear Parapet?