Today's Everyday Fashion: Faux or Real

 
Cobalt leather jacket, striped shirt, black jeans
 
 
Cobalt leather jacket, striped shirt, black jeans
Cobalt leather jacket, striped shirt, black jeans
 

I was dying over this cobalt jacket in a previous post, so I bit the bullet and ordered it! In person, I've got mixed feelings. I am a huge genuine leather fan so I'm not sure about the faux leather. I don't think I would invest a couple hundred bucks on a blue genuine leather jacket though... so basically I'm stuck. When I find myself in these situations I ask questions like these: Will I wear this jacket more (or ever) instead of my current favorite leather jackets (black and cognac)? Out of all my jacket options to buy this fall, is this where I want to spend my budget? For my upcoming cold-weather trips, do I love this jacket enough for it to be the one thing I pack in a carry on? The jury is still out...

Jacket: New York & Company, $45
Top: Francesca's c/o, $34 (similar, similar)
Jeans: Gap, $35 (similar)
Shoes: Vince Camuto c/o HSN (similar below)
Purse: Michael Kors/Macy's, $270 (similar)
Necklace: My Stella & Dot
Approx. dates: Jeans are 5 years ago. Top is 3 years ago. Purse is 2 years ago. Shoes are 1 year ago. Jacket is new.

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