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Little Black Jacket part 1 – inspiration

4 Mar

This is the first post of a mini series that will cover my attempts at making a jacket. Gasp! horror!

On March 23rd and 24th I will be attending a 2-day course on making a Chanel inspired jacket, hosted by the Yorkshire sewing school.

And I’m rather nervous… well that’s putting it mildly. I’m chuffing scared!!

So I thought I’d share some of my inspiration jackets to show what direction I’m leaning.


Carven Peplum Hem Boiled Wool Jacket in Black


Pyrus grey wool jacket

Givenchy Black Wool and Satin Jacket

Givenchy Black Wool and Satin Jacket

Sandro Valentin jacket

Sandro Valentin jacket


Jaeger London Jacket with ribbon trim

I love the shoulder inserts of the Sandro jacket, the satin trim on the Givenchy and the simple elegance of the Pyrus and Carven jackets.

The Jaeger jacket which is last has my favourite elements which is a dreamy looking softer wool and the ribbon trim detail.

Feel free to take a look at my Pinterest board for more jacket inspiration!