Fall In Love With Our Florence Jacquard Blazer

Fall In Love With Our Florence Jacquard Blazer

When it comes to my design process, I always start by looking for beautiful fabrics.  I have always loved and appreciated beautifully woven textiles and the workmanship that goes into designing and producing them.  When looking for this kind of quality, you can never go wrong with fabrics that are made in Italy.  Italians have a very rich history in textile weaving that goes back centuries.  When I am shopping for Jacket Society jacket and blazer fabrics, I always look for the best designs plus quality and most of the time I am drawn to Italian fabrics.

This is why I decided to name a lot of my fall blazers after Italian cities as all these fabrics are from Italy.  Today I am showing you the new Florence jacquard blazer which is one of the richest and most beautiful jacquard fabrics I have seen in a long time. Here is a little history about jacquard fabrics for you.

A jacquard fabric is woven on a special loom called a jacquard loom which was invented around 1801 in France by Joseph Marie Jacquard.  The word jacquard refers to a type of weave which is usually a fabric with an intricate and elaborate and sometimes large patterns woven or knitted on the jacquard loom. By creating this machine, Joseph Jaquard simplified and automated the mechanisms that controlled the patterning of textiles by using punch cards laced together.  These were the beginnings of using machinery rather than manual labor to make jaquard textiles and today a lot of this is done on computer operated machines.

Looking at this fabric I immediately wanted to style the blazer in a very lady-like and feminine way, therefore I decided to wear it with a pencil skirt, multi strands of necklaces and my red pumps.  But then I always love a bit of masculine flare mixed with the feminine, so I added the red pocket square even though it is in a floral pattern.  I am actually wearing two separate necklaces here as I love mixing necklaces together to create a new look and I thought these two mix really well together.  Note that the one necklace with the stone and chain fringe can be worn two ways, as the stone is charcoal on one side and pale pink on the other side.  I am showing you the charcoal side but you can see the pink side in one of the pictures below.

You can purchase the two necklaces here and here.  Our Florence jacquard blazer can be purchased here.

What do you think of our Florence jacquard blazer, I hope you like it as much as I do?

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Florence jacquard blazer – Jacket Society

Pencil skirt – Zara (old)

Tank top – Calvin Kline

Pumps – Steve Madden

Shoulder bag – Vintage Hermes

Necklace one – Jacket Society

Necklace two – Jacket Society

Sunglasses – BCBG

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Posted by nora minassian

Jacket Society was launched in the fall of 2013 by fashion designer Nora Minassian. Jacket Society is about Nora’s passion for classical and stylish easy to wear women’s fashionable jackets and blazers. Nora earned her BA degree in fashion design and merchandising from Otis College of Arts & Design and has worked in the fashion industry for many years, travelling to the fashion capitals of the world to keep up with current fabric and style trends. Nora started this website and fashion blog to showcase and sell her favorite jacket styles that are all designed and manufactured in Los Angeles, California. On this site she will share her experience and knowledge of women’s fashion and present her unique sense of style by giving her fans and customers an opportunity to follow her jacket styling tips and secrets, emphasizing her favorite current and past classical jacket styles and be able to offer selection of her favorites for sale here on her Jacket Society website.

  1. so classy! love the jacket print
    Irene
    http://www.thedailylace.com

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    1. Hi Irene,
      Thank you so much!

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  2. SO classic & chic! Love those pumps too -xx

    Shauna

    http://www.lipglossandlace.net

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    1. Hi Shauna,
      Thank you so much for stopping by!

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  3. Jacquard is perfect for the colder months and I love it. I also love herringbone, houndstooth, paisley and tweed for Fall and Winter. Yet another chic blazer. But I am dying over the accessories here and the perfect pop of red via the pumps and pocket kerchief. Your pendant tassel necklace is gorgeous!

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    1. Hi Ada,
      You are so right on about all those patterns being perfect for fall. Thank you so much, I am so glad you like the necklaces 🙂

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  4. Wow! I love that jacket! Suprsiginly I do not have alot of jacquard, but always loved the look. I really like the pencil skirt and pop of red with the heels, so stylish ! I also love learning about the history of fashion, and I know there is great quality in Italy, You look great Nora!

    Thanks for linking up with Turning Heads Tuesday!
    jess xx
    http://www.elegantlydressedandstylishcom

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    1. Hi Jess,
      Thank you so much, I am glad you like the bit of history, makes all the difference when I hear that people enjoy learing about it.

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  5. I’m still crushing on those necklaces!!

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    1. Hi Laura,
      Why don’t you get one or both? I hope you do. Thank you for stopping by.

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    1. Hi Darcy,
      Thank you! I’m glad you like it 🙂

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  6. Beautiful blazer! And you styled it perfectly, as always! Love the necklaces!

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    1. Hi Andrea,
      Thank you very much 🙂

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  7. Анастасия November 5, 2015 at 3:26 am

    Perfect! I love and i follow your blog, please follow me too
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  8. That jacket is gorgeous! I really like the trim of the blouse under it, too. It looks really nice with those red heels and that necklace is def. a statement piece!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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    1. Hi Carrie,
      Thank you so much for stopping by.

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  9. I love the jacquard material of this blazer, such an elegant and classic piece!! You have once again styled this look to perfection, have a wonderful weekend Nora.
    Marta
    http://www.sweatersstripesandsweets.com

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    1. Hi Marta,
      Thank you, wishing you a wonderful weekend as well 🙂

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  10. I love the detail on your jacket. Also, the vintage Hermes is gorgeous!

    – Liz Lizo
    http://www.LizLizo.com

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    1. Hi Liz,
      Thank you so much!

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  11. Thanks for linking up to Top of the World Style. Love the red shoes with this look!

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    1. Hi Nicole,
      Thank you for stopping by!

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  12. What a gorgeous jacket and love how you styled it!

    Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you next week.

    Alice
    http://www.happinessatmidlife.com

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    1. Hi Alice,
      Thank you so much!

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  13. I think you styled that lovely jacket very well. It looks Italian chic with this pencil skirt (gosh you have a good figure. And if you don’t then this outfit makes me think that). The shoes are great, I am searching for red (patent) leather pumps myself, but I can only find ones on which I cannot walk or ones which are a bit dowdy.
    And that bag! .. Hmm yes, thought I recognized the H. Lucky you.
    Greetje

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    1. Hi Greetje,
      Thank you so much, the bag was a gift to me over 20 years ago and it is a special piece for sure.

      Reply

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