From interesting to ultra luxe, I’ve learned that simple changes to the right areas can completely transform an outfit.
I love design and fashion, but what I think I love more is seeing, touching, and appreciating small details. One detail that I truly think makes a great impact is the humble button. A button that has a good weight to it and has intricate details can completely elevate a jacket or coat.
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When I bought this cape, I knew I wanted to give it a button facelift. The original buttons were plain shiny gold and I wanted a more military feel to the cape. There’s a great button store in NYC call Lou Lou on W. 38th Street. From floor to ceiling covered in buttons, I fell in love with this one at first sight. Roz, the store owner, actually makes custom button designs and this one happened to be for the New York City Opera. I bought 10 total to replace 8 side buttons and 2 shoulder lapel buttons. They’re deeper and not as shiny as the original (which I like more) and the details are incredible. So beautiful and intricate!
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Just in case you’re looking to spruce up your jackets or coats, consider the small but mighty button! Hope you had a great week and wishing you a great weekend ahead!
– OUTFIT –
Coat | Sacai Luck cape & ASOS faux fur vest
Sweater | Equipment sweater
Shorts | About Us flare shorts
Bag | Hermes Kelly 32
Shoes & Accessories | Stuart Weitzman boots, DKNY tights, Gentle Monster sunglasses
Thank you so much for reading!