Dressed for: Softness

Already Pretty outfit featuring leather jacket, heather gray tee, cargo sweatpants, long pendant, J.W. Hulme tote

Jacket – Wilson’s Leather
Tee – Alternative Apparel
Pants – Gap
Boots – Clarks (no longer available) – similar
Necklace – eBaysimilar look
Earrings – Corset
Bag – J.W. Hulme

You’ve probably heard people describe soft, supple leather as being “buttery.” Ever wondered where that colloquialism came from? I just imagine someone lovingly petting a stick of butter and, suddenly struck by its texture, exclaiming, “By jove, this butter feels JUST LIKE REALLY SOFT LEATHER TO ME.” I mean, I use that phrase myself on occasion, but my literal mind has been tripping over it lately.

This jacket falls into the buttery category, and although the tee and pants might be more in the well-refrigerated cream cheese realm, they too are quite soft. Nothing like an outfit that’s entirely free of starchy stiffness to help a gal relax.

Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to go eat some toast, corn on the cob, and lobster …


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6 Responses to “Dressed for: Softness”

  1. Mia

    This outfit isn’t for the lactose-intolerant, I see!

    Alternate joke: Could you still call vegan leather buttery, or is it Earth Balance-y instead?

  2. Henny A Liem

    Sally, I enjoy your site very much! and those pants…are they as comfy as they look? I love how you can co-mingle style and comfort all in one outfit.

    • Sally McGraw

      Thank you, Henny! You’re so kind. And yes, these pants are marvelously comfy. They have a nice wide waistband and are made from a thick but soft cotton knit. And they come in black, too!